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La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events: April 26-May 5: Music, dance, photo/art exhibits, La Jolla Half Marathon, Cinco de Mayo party, historical walking tours and more

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La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events from April 26-May 5, 2013 include music and dance performances, photography and art exhibits, La Jolla Half Marathon, Cinco de Mayo party, La Jolla Symphonny concerts and historical walking tours of La Jolla Village.

San Diego’s unique ‘Palette to Palate’ event to combine art, music and food for La Jollans

‘Lackadaisical Lady Fish’ by Irene de Watteville is a sample of the imaginative table décor that will be on display at Palette to Palate, April 27, 2013. (Photo by Raymond Elstead)

Synergy Art Foundation — dedicated to supporting local artists and funding community arts projects and San Diego Visual Arts Network (SDVAN), which maintains a website full of arts resources and facilitates collaborations — are inviting art-, music-, food- and fun-lovers to what they’re calling a spectacular FUNdraiser on April 27, 2013.

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, April 11-April 20

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La Jolla Photo Travelers Club shows pictures from a trip to India; La Jolla Garden Club shares ‘The A to Z of Attracting Birds and Butterflies to Your Garden;’ Riford Library shows a film noir classic; six spring concerts to be performed around town; Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation in La Jolla adds extra screenings: April 13-14

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner helps celebrate 2012 Art Prize winners at La Jolla’s Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

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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.

Keikis to hang ten at Menehune Surf Contest in La Jolla Shores

Photo by Claudia Perez.

La Jolla Shores Surfing Association is accepting applications for its annual Menehune Surf Contest on April 20 at La Jolla Shores. The deadline for registration is April 13.

Spike & Mike adds three more Festival of Animation shows in La Jolla

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Due to “overwhelming fan response” (read: sold-out shows) Craig “Spike” Decker has extended the run of Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation 30th Anniversary show at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla.

La Jolla auto show to rev folks’ engines with luxury rides, art, music and retro cocktails at Concours d’Elegance

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Luxury and classic automobile enthusiasts are headed to the Village for the ninth annual Concours d’Elegance, April 5-7

[Exclusive VIDEO] Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and ‘The Simpsons’ Director Rich Moore draws crowds to Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation in La Jolla

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Sold-out audiences of nearly 500 people at each screening filled the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s Sherwood Auditorium in La Jolla for the 30th anniversary of Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation during the weekend of March 1-2, 2013 in which Rich Moore was the special guest. Moore is the director of Disney’s Oscar-nominated animated film, “Wreck-It Ralph.” He has also directed many popular episodes of “The Simpsons” and “Futurama” during the first few seasons of those shows.

‘Lifelike’ exhibit re-imagines reality at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla

Two ‘Lifelike’ curators, MCASD’s Jill Dawsey and Walker Art Center’s Siri Engberg

If you are a fan of pop art, photorealism, and all their concomitants, you won’t want to miss “Lifelike,” an engaging array of delightful, disturbing, meticulous re-creations of everyday things now on view at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla.

La Jolla Village merchants team with golf tournament to offer perks at 2013 Farmers Insurance Open

Haute La Jolla Nights will take place in La Jolla Village from Thursday, Jan. 24 through Saturday, Jan. 26 during the 2013 Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament. The “nights” will include concerts, art gallery exhibits, entertainment and specials from La Jolla shops and restaurants. A listing of participating La Jolla merchants is available at LaJollaBytheSea.com (Courtesy Photo)

The 2013 Farmers Insurance Open and La Jolla Village Merchants Association have joined forces to introduce an evening concert series called, Haute La Jolla Nights. The event will take place the week of the Farmers Insurance Open, Thursday, Jan. 24 to Saturday, Jan. 26 with shuttle service, live music, art, shopping and fine dining for patrons. Festivities will begin after golf play each day.

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