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Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego presents two “things”: The Shore Thing kickoff 5 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 700 Prospect St., La Jolla and the Thursday Night Thing (TNT) 7 p.m. July 10, 1001 Kettner Blvd., downtown.

Brushes with Greatness: Painting remains central to La Jolla artist through rich and diverse life

Anne Waddell works plein air on a newly commissioned piece at her Bird rock home. Pat Sherman

Waddell met with President Ronald Reagan and was commissioned to paint a portrait of him on his horse, “Little Man.”

Let’s Review: What’s new? What’s next? UCSD grad students break ground in arts, music

Students check out Doug Rosman's IMIN video game. Photos by Will Bowen

The place to go for a glimpse into the future each year is the highly anticipated final presentations of the seniors majoring in UC San Diego’s Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts & Music (ICAM) program. The three-part presentation series, described by ICAM chief Peter Otto as “Kind of like a fair,” took place June 10-12.

Puppet Masters: San Diego Puppet Guild marks its 20th anniversary

La Jolla puppeteer Mark Zweifach with Hondo. Photo  Lonnie Burstein Hewitt

On a downtown rooftop June 14, friends and members of the San Diego Puppetry Guild came together to celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary. Like the Guild itself, the crowd was small but enthusiastic, and the Tenth Avenue Arts Center rooftop was a fine place in the sun for adults and children to enjoy the afternoon activities, which included playing with an assortment of puppets or making one’s own, out of pool- noodle pieces and other odds and ends.

La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events

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Catch a glimpse into the world of Steampunk — a scene that blends Victorian attitudes and fashion with time travel and futuristic adventure — at the UC San Diego Steampunk Tea, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, June 29 in Geisel Library West Wing on UCSD campus.

Clinton ‘Takes a Village’ by storm: Hillary signs book, greets admirers during La Jolla visit

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Fans stood in line along Girard Avenue since daybreak, Wednesday morning, awaiting the arrival of Hillary Clinton at Warwick’s Bookstore. They were gathered for a rare opportunity to meet and shake the hand of the former U.S. Secretary of State and talked-about presidential candidate, who was in La Jolla to sign copies of her new book, “Hard Choices.”

Picture Perfect: Photographer captures essence of La Jolla’s people, places in new book

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Photographer Nick Agelidis has transformed his love affair with La Jolla into a 102-page picture book.

Checking Out: La Jolla librarian Catherine Greene to retire

Retiring La Jolla librarian Catherine Greene.

With 33 years of library service — the last six at La Jolla’s Riford Branch (and a few at La Jolla Country Day School) — Catherine Greene, La Jolla’s head librarian, will retire June 27.

La Jolla’s Best Bets for events June 19-26

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Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will host artist’s books, collages and prints by Artist-in-Residence Sibyl Rubottom through July 26. Also on view will be the work of Bay Park Press interns Leah Goren, Anthony Lukens and Morgan Miller III. A reception for the shows is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 20 at 1008 Wall St.

El Henry: Chicano-style Shakespeare comes to the outdoor stage in La Jolla Playhouse WoW Production

Brothers Lakin (left) and Kinan Valdez rehearse  in the drama’s run-down metropolis setting.  Mia Fiorella

Last fall, you might have seen actor/writer Herbert Siguenza at San Diego REPertory Theatre in his one-man show “A Weekend with Pablo Picasso.” This month, he brings a new play to SILO, an outdoor space in the up-and-coming East Village neighborhood called Makers Quarter, where life is still a little rough around the edges.

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