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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.

Unusual puppet show debuts at La Jolla Playhouse for three free performances

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Iain Gunn, half of a “contemporary hybrid puppet company” called Animal Cracker Conspiracy, is bringing his new, no-strings exploration of modern urban development to La Jolla Playhouse, June 19-21.

Surf board craft, culture exhibit opens at Mingei Museum

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The exhibition “Surf Craft: Design and the Culture of Board Riding” will open at Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park Saturday, June 21 and will be on view until Jan. 11, 2015.

Globe’s Summer Shakespeare Festival 2014 opens with ‘Othello’

The Old Globe Theatre’s production of ‘Othello’ stars Richard Thomas as Iago, Kristen Connolly as Desdemona and Blair Underwood as Othello.  Jim Cox

Actor Richard Thomas, Iago in “Othello,” the first show of The Old Globe Theatre’s 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival, calls “Othello” “one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies in the theater.” In addition to his role, Thomas said he’s eager to work with Barry Edelstein again.

Let’s Review! Great cast and songs make good ‘Dog and Pony’ show at The Old Globe

Mags (Nicole Parker), Andy (Jon Patrick Walker), and [sitting] Rhoda (Beth Leavel), Jane (Heidi Blickenstaff) and Jeff (Eric William Morris) in the world premiere of The Old Globe Theatre’s ‘Dog and Pony’ with book by Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Michael Patrick Walker.  Jim Cox

Rick Elice (“The Addams Family,” “Peter and the Starcatcher,” and with Marshall Brickman co-writer of “Jersey Boys”) said his idea for the musical “Dog and Pony” flew in the window. That summation feels appropriate as the characters in the musical comedy now playing at The Old Globe in Balboa Park are in an energetic leap from start to finish.

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