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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.

The Schick Machine: One Man, Two Sticks, Tons of Percussion

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Schick has mastered all kinds of percussion, including gongs, cowbells, trashcans and brake drums — anything that makes a sound when struck, scraped or shaken.

Best Bets for fun things to do in La Jolla, Feb. 27-March 6, 2014

Ron Satterfield

Fourth Fridays Jazz

Hear guitarist, pianist and vocalist Ron Satterfield and percussionist Tommy Aros perform original arrangements of James Taylor songs, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 at the La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Ticket includes show admission, hors d’oeuvres, a glass of wine and free valet. $20-25. Doors open at 7 p.m. (858) 459-0831.

Let’s Review! “The Who & The What” at La Jolla Playhouse entertains and questions

Mahwish (Meera Rohit Kumbhani) and Zarina (Monika Jolly) have bonding time with Dad (Bernard White) in La Jolla Playhouse’s world-premiere of ‘The Who & The What.’

Parents and their children often see things differently — especially when the offspring are maturing. Such is the case with one Muslim-American family, which plays out in the world premiere of Ayad Akhtar’s “The Who & The What” at La Jolla Playhouse through March 9.

Let’s Review! Old Globe’s “The Winter’s Tale” is ambitious, entertaining

Hermione (Natacha Roi), Mamillius  (Jordi Bertran) and Leontes (Billy Campbell) share a short-lived harmony in Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale.’  Jim Cox

Shakespeare’s “A Winter’s Tale,” written during his later years, has often been called his problem play as it evokes many questions about its structure from theater professionals. The Old Globe Theatre’s current production has a new musical score by Michael Tork, and is directed with a dash of novel fantasy, by Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein.

Christo talks! Superstar wrap artist wows crowd at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla

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There was a full house at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla’s Sherwood Auditorium on the evening of Feb. 1, 2014 when Christo came onstage for a lecture/slide show about his 50-plus years of grand-scale public art. Some of the crowd had been standing in line for hours, hoping for no-shows’ seats.

Miami-based glass-master brings light to La Jolla

Glass artist Terje Lundaas puts finishing touches on the installation of his chandelier in the La Jolla home of Drs. Joseph and Gloria Shurman.

For a few days in January, Miami-based glass artist Terje Lundaas came to town to install a chandelier he designed for a La Jolla couple.

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