The San Diego Art Prize, funded by San Diego Visual Arts Network, is an annual award given to two established artists, who in turn, choose an emerging artist for the award. Selected works of the 2012 winners, established artists Jeffery Laudenslager and Arline Fisch and emerging artists Deanne Sabeck and Vincent Robles, are now on view through May 4, 2013 at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. in La Jolla.
The little ones arrived with enthusiasm, extra energy and eagle eyes for the annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by La Jolla Recreation Center on March 30, 2013. It was
5-4-3-2-1 and they were off across the field gathering all the plastic eggs their baskets could hold, looking for that one “silly faced” egg that would bring them a special prize. Participants received a bag of candy treats after the hunt and could opt to color a bunny picture or make an Easter craft. Peter Rabbit was on hand for photos.
More than 300 parents, teachers and supporters of La Jolla Elementary School (LJES) busted their best disco moves during a sold-out gala on March 16, 2013 at the Cuvier Club in La Jolla. A fundraiser for Friends of La Jolla Elementary School, Inc., the event featured music from Polyester Express and silent and live auctions that included everything from a trip to Hawaii to the chance for one lucky LJES student to become “principal for a day.”
The Jewish Federation of San Diego County hosted a Major Gifts Cocktail Reception on March 19, 2013 at the La Jolla home of Joan and Irwin Jacobs. About 100 of the community’s most generous givers received a tour of the Jacobs’ art collection, along with an update from Michael Siegal, board chair for the Jewish Federations of North America.
Nan Sterman, host of the upcoming KPBS gardening show, “A Growing Passion,” will set up shop at the La Jolla UTC Farmers Market 3-7 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at 9001 Genesee Ave. to discuss the show, the planting process, answer questions and give away seedlings, while supplies last.
Apr 9, 2013 | Posted in Outdoors
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Supporters turned out en masse for the Vikings, Vines and Vintners fundraiser to benefit La Jolla High School on March 23 at the La Jolla Country Club. More than a dozen wineries provided tastes and wines for bid at the silent auction. Local businesses also donated gift certificates and prizes for auction, which was emceed by radio host and La Jolla High parent Mike Halloran from 91X. Hosted by the Foundation of La Jolla High, this year’s event marked the seventh year for the major fundraiser.
Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) welcomed 450 guests to its annual Heart & Soul Gala on March 16, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in La Jolla. This year’s theme, Make An Impact, celebrated the accomplishments of Barbara Bry (Girls Give Back), Judy and Mike Feldman (Pachie’s Place), and Charitable Adult Rides & Services, Inc. (CARS), including its CEO Rick Watkins and board of directors. The evening raised some $860,000 to benefit the more than 50 social service programs of JFS.
A photo of Clark Gracie, a La Jolla Jiu Jitsu teacher and champion fighter, has spread across Internet memes as the “Ridiculously Photogenic Jiu Jitsu Guy.”
La Jolla emerged in the early 1900s as The Jewel by the Sea, eager to welcome visitors and new homeowners. But for many who wanted to live here, not all of The Jewel was set in shining silver or gold. For decades, theirs was an untold story, one of discrimination and exclusion. Many potential residents were not welcome here and were prevented from buying property based on their race, ethnicity or religion.
Ted Rodosovich was born to steel mill workers in northeast Ohio. Via athletics (football, boxing – he was Heavyweight Champ U.S.M.A. 1960-61), he was able to attend West Point and later graduate from The University of Cincinnati. His business and teaching career mixed. He played some pro football (1965-66 NFL Baltimore Colts and CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers) until a permanent leg injury.
Apr 5, 2013 | Posted in 10 Questions
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