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La Jolla teen honored at White House film fest

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While her fellow classmates were experiencing a rare torrential downpour last month, one La Jolla High School junior was having a rare experience of an entirely different kind several times zones away: being recognized at the White House’s inaugural Student Film Festival.

Retired naval pilot’s thriller delves into Iranian nuclear program

‘Lightning Strikes Twice’ is the latest book by La Jollan William ‘Sweetwater Willie’ LaBarge Courtesy Photos

His previous books were largely based on his real-life exploits as a Navy fighter pilot. For his latest, LaBarge had to get up to speed on combat drones, dry deck shelters and other recent military ops.

Let’s Review! The playful art of La Jollan Gabriel Rayes is sure to make you smile

Gabriel Rayes with his vision of the Mormon Temple in La Jolla,

There are a great many artists in the La Jolla area, most focused on the mastery of materials or technique, or working within similar stylistic parameters, such as plein air, portraiture or conventional abstraction. So when an artist emerges with a new vision of what art can be, especially if it is self-taught, it’s an occasion worth celebrating.

Let’s Review: If laughs you seek, ‘School for Lies’ has cheek

Frank (Richard Baird) and Eliante (Brenda Dodge) enjoy flirting with each other in ‘The School For Lies.’ Aaron Rumley

Playwright David Ives’ “The School for Lies,” at the North Coast Repertory Theatre (NCRT), is a hilarious romp from start to finish. A terrific cast superbly handles the roles of lawyer, butler, femme fatales and their suitors, and other assorted misfits.

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, March 7-14, 2014

There will be bargains in many different departments, hamburgers and homemade cakes on the patio, plus the chance to chat with neighbors and friends at the 54th annual La Jolla United Methodist rummage sale, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 8 at 6063 La Jolla Blvd. The sale fills the entire church campus.

It’s a Trip! A new look at ‘Macbeth’ live at NTC Barracks 2

The cast: Thomas Miller (MacDuff, Duncan, Head Witch); Carissa Cash (Lady Macbeth, Lady MacDuff), Josh Brody (Malcolm, Banquo), Tom Dugdale (Narrator); and Claire Kaplan (Macbeth)  Maurice Hewitt

It’s a sure thing that you’ve never seen a production of “Macbeth” like this … a radical re-visioning of the classic drama, staged in former military barracks.

Concert, CD release will bring Normandie Wilson to La Jolla’s Athenaeum

Normandie Wilson's performance 7:30 p.m. March 7 at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will double as a CD release party for 'Geography and Other Problems.'

Normandie Wilson, pianist and singer/songwriter, is excited about her 7:30 p.m. March 7 performance at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library as part of its acoustic series. Really, really excited.

Free-spirited neighbors generate sparks of self-inquiry in SD Rep’s ‘Detroit’

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Lisa D’Amour’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated script gains momentum as newly arrived neighbors Sharon and Kenny begin to unfurl the shadowy details of their not-too-distant past.

Local music stars to shine on La Jolla’s Athenaeum acoustic series

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Three performers will be featured on each Acoustic Evenings program and will be available at intermission and after the concert. The project advances the Athenaeum’s commitment to supporting San Diego talent.

Student films sought for summer festival in Oceanside

San Diego students are invited to partake in the fourth annual Oceanside International Film Festival, Aug. 3-10.

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