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Let’s Review! The laughter abounds in Globe’s new comedy ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

Haneefah Wood (Cassandra), Candy Buckley (Masha), and Martin Moran (Vanya) appear in the San Diego premiere of ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ through June 22 at The Old Globe Theatre.  Jim Cox

Many Old Globe patrons entering the theater for the San Diego premiere of Christopher Durang’s “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” had the same reaction. They were uttering the word “wow” at the set design by David Korins and light design by David Weiner.

Let’s Review! General has fun fighting foibles in ‘Faded Glory’ at North Coast Repertory Theatre

General Daniel Sickles (Andrew Barnicle) finds himself confronted by two sassy females (Shana Wride and Frances Anita Rivera), in the funny ‘Faded Glory.’ Aaron Rumley

Tales from the Civil War are rarely amusing, however, playwright Tim Burns’ “Faded Glory” finds huge hilarity and humor in retelling the story of one colorful old soldier — General Daniel Sickles. The delightful drama, based on the life of a long-forgotten figure has its world premiere on the North Coast Repertory stage through June 22.

Guide to Summer Fun in La Jolla

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Here comes the Summer of 2014 and with it moonlit pier walks, extended hours at galleries, concerts, camps for kids, beach parties, and all kinds of cultural events from art exhibits to music fests to world-class theater. Below is your guide to June, July and August in The Jewel.

Artist makes Seuss-inspired sculpture for La Jollan Audrey Geisel

This ‘green egg and ham’ is a hollowed out egg and shell, covered in sea glass. Ashley Mackin

Pacific Beach native James Burns, drawing from a longtime love of the work of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel), has a gift for Geisel’s widow, Audrey.

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus: ‘Life’ season ends with ‘Ode to Common Things’

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Music Director Steven Schick will open the concert, conducting the orchestra in Leos Janácek’s “Zárlivost” and the high spirits of Haydn’s “London Symphony.”

La Jolla’s Best Bets for events

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Los Lobos, the Grammy Award-winning group famous for its remake of the smash hit “La Bamba,” performs 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 1, in a concert benefiting Torrey Pines Kiwanis Foundation and San Diegans with disabilities.

La Jolla Community Foundation to award $20,000 in grants for arts, sciences

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Deadline to express interest in applying for a grant is June 23.

La Jolla Map Museum adds rare, Italian astronomical calendar to collection

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The astrolabe served as the primary timekeeper for the monks, who saw and used it daily to organize their devotional schedule.

La Jolla Playhouse gala marks 30 years of theater excellence

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The La Jolla Playhouse Gala on March 29, 2014 celebrated 30 years of groundbreaking theater at the Tony Award-winning institution, since the rebirth of the Playhouse on the UC San Diego campus.

Collaboration on ‘Dog and Pony’ looks promising at The Old Globe

(From top) Playwright Rick Elice, composer Michael Patrick Walker and director Roger Rees combine their talents in The Old Globe Theatre’s world premiere of ‘Dog and Pony,” slated for May 28-June 29.

By Diana Saenger The three collaborators behind the Old Globe’s world premiere of the romantic musical comedy, “Dog and Pony,” are playwright Rick Elice, composer Michael Patrick Walker and director Roger Rees. The trio has much in common and their body of work is well noted. The plot follows a successful screenwriting team, Mags and [...]

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