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La Jolla Community Calendar Oct. 8-15

Oct 7, 2015, 11:17 a.m.

Time to Speak Up ■ La Jolla Playwright Anita Simons brings her cast of actors to give voice to the intertwined issues of domestic abuse and spousal self-esteem in ‘Silence Is Not Golden,’ 7 p.m. (6:30 p.m. reception) Wednesday, Oct. 14 at Congregation Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive. Discussion follows from Lt. Misty Cedrun, San Diego Police Department Domestic Violence Unit & Family Justice Center. Free. Thursday, Oct. 8 ■ Forum on human trafficking, La Jolla United Methodist ...

Margaret and Herb Zoehrer interacted with ‘Beethoven’s Trumpet,’ a sound sculpture by John Baldessari.

New ‘Art of Music’ exhibit engages eyes and ears at San Diego Museum of Art

Oct 7, 2015, 10:34 a.m.

• Click on VIEW GALLERY to see photos from the event. Three years in the making, the new “Art of Music” exhibit at San Diego Museum of Art is the biggest show in SDMA’s recent history: a display of music-themed artworks from their permanent collection, along with loans from major museums and private collectors. On view are more than 200 paintings, sculptures, textiles, photographs, video and sound installations, and musical instruments from around the world. Although the show spans centuries ...


Let Inga Tell You: Keeping it fresh

Oct 6, 2015, 4:19 p.m.

When you look at our idea of excitement now, it’s hard to believe that Olof and I met 50 years ago as intrepid adventure-junkie 17-year-olds spending our senior year of high school in the Amazon. How times change. This summer, the celebrations we had for both our 20th wedding anniversary and Olof’s 68th birthday caused our younger son Henry to drily observe: “Now don’t get too crazy.” Henry had tried to talk us into doing something special for our 20th ...

Candidates for San Diego City Council, District 1: Barbara Bry, Ray Ellis and Joe LaCava

La Jollans invited to attend District 1 San Diego City Council candidates forum, Thursday, Oct. 8

Oct 1, 2015, 5:35 p.m.

La Jolla Town Council will host a forum featuring the three candidates running for the San Diego City Council District 1 seat being vacated next year by Sherri Lightner. The forum will begin at 6 p.m. following the Town Council’s 5 p.m. meeting Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at the La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St. Candidates Barbara Bry, Ray Ellis and Joe LaCava have agreed to participate in the forum, which is co-sponsored by the San Diego Police Officer’s ...

La Jolla United Methodist Church to host forum tackling human trafficking Oct. 8

Oct 1, 2015, 5:29 p.m.

The far-reaching international crime of human trafficking also touches San Diego. As a community service the women of La Jolla United Methodist Church will host a panel of experts on the topic, 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 in the church sanctuary, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. At the event, keynote speaker and longtime activist Ann Clarke will be joined by Chief Deputy D.A. Summer Stephan and Sgt. Christen Cameron of the San Diego Police Department to address how law enforcement agencies ...

One of the highlights of WoW Festival 2015 at La Jolla Playhouse is ‘Healing Wars,’ a dance/theater piece by choreographer Liz Lerman, in an exploration of how soldiers and healers cope with physical and psychological wounds of war.

WoW! It’s Back! 'Without Walls' theater festival returns to La Jolla Playhouse, Oct. 9-11

Oct 1, 2015, 4:05 p.m.

WoW — the acronym stands for Without Walls, La Jolla Playhouse’s adventurous program that brings theater beyond the confines of buildings and into the wide world outside. It started in 2011 with “Susurrus,” an iPod play with music that was also a stroll through San Diego Botanic Garden. Each year brought new site-specific experiences — “The Car Plays” in the Playhouse parking lot; a Greenwich Village nightclub act in Hillcrest; a play-along street theater/walking tour of Little Italy; and in ...

Drew Koetting takes a peek at the underside of a sea star.

Tots meet tidepool creatures at library

Oct 1, 2015, 2:26 p.m.

As part of the monthly “Big Science for Little People” presentations at La Jolla’s Riford Library, Living Coast Discovery center brought some visitors from tidepools, Sept. 18. The young explorers got to see and touch sea stars, sea snails and hermit crabs, as well as shells and coral, and learn about ocean creature biology. Find a schedule of upcoming big Science for Little People themes at

Community members stand and link hands for a rendition of 'We Shall Overcome' Sept. 19 in the Fellowship Hall of La Jolla Presbyterian Church.

Town's first Concert and Barbecue brings La Jolla faith communities together in friendship

Oct 1, 2015, 11:17 a.m.

La Jolla’s first Interfaith Concert & Barbecue drew about 200 people to La Jolla Presbyterian — and Prince Chapel By the Sea African Methodist Episcopal — churches Saturday, Sept. 19 to begin what may become a dialogue series on race. Event tickets at $25 raised $2,500 for Prince Chapel’s youth mentoring program and heating/AC repairs. Activities got underway at 3 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall and despite the heat and high humidity, the “concert” by Angela Petty and ...

Trenton Bonner

10 QUESTIONS: For Trenton Bonner, community service brings joy, friendship

Oct 1, 2015, 11:08 a.m.

Trenton Bonner founded Trenton Bonner Coastal Real Estate, La Jolla in April 2008 as an investment real estate company to provide opportunities to invest and or develop San Diego coastal properties. He began his career in commercial real estate in April 1977 in Dallas, Texas with Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate (now CBRE). Bonner was “Rookie of the Year“ in 1978 and tops in the office in 1986 when he was selected to be the new sales manager for the ...

La Jolla Community Calendar Oct. 1-7

Sep 30, 2015, 3:25 p.m.

Dist. 1 City Council Candidate Forum Oct. 8 ■ La Jolla Town Council will host a forum featuring the three candidates running for the San Diego City Council District 1 seat being vacated by Sherri Lightner next year. The event will begin at 6 p.m. after the Town Council’s regular 5 p.m. meeting on Thursday, Oct. 8 at the La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St. Candidates Barbara Bry, Ray Ellis and Joe LaCava have agreed to participate in the ...

Vintage photo of the La Motte Cohu Residence on Camino de la Costa in La Jolla, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice Sim Bruce Richards (1948). The house still stands, but has since been heavily altered. Architectural history enthusiast Keith York says of all Wright’s San Diego-based apprentices, Richards stuck to Wright’s ideals the most, and the longest.

The Apprentices: Frank Lloyd Wright’s influence lives on in his students’ La Jolla architecture

Sep 30, 2015, 1:31 p.m.

If your home has a living room, carport or open floor plan, it’s likely due to the early influence of architect, interior designer and educator Frank Lloyd Wright. His philosophy of “organic architecture” — once considered radical — is today a common component of contemporary architecture and interior space planning. Wright’s creative vision endures in pockets of San Diego and La Jolla, as a handful of his apprentices later settled in the region, designing an array of structures, from homes ...

Rebecca Newman

10 QUESTIONS: Rebecca Newman raises cash, awareness to help organizations grow

Sep 29, 2015, 5:20 p.m.

Rebecca Newman was named Outstanding Developmental Professional and will be honored at San Diego’s 43rd annual National Philanthropy Day celebration Nov. 9 at Hilton San Diego Bayfront. She was nominated by the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, where she serves as Vice President of External Relations and has been instrumental in an increase of some 40 percent in private giving since she arrived there in 2008. Newman engaged the community through the Chihuly at Salk art exhibition, the Explore Salk ...

Pieces in ‘bright, glistening, happy colors’ by La Jolla resident Annaiah Jones. Courtesy

Fashion Week brings street closures, garment gurus to La Jolla, Oct. 1-4

Sep 25, 2015, 9:41 a.m.

Fashion-philes will flock to the Village Oct. 1-4 for the main events of the sold-out Fashion Week San Diego. But all the glitz and glamour will bring weekend street closures and crowds. For the signature two-night runway show, Friday Oct. 2 and Saturday Oct. 3, Wall Street between Herschel and Girard Avenues will be closed completely as it serves as the outdoor runway. All day Friday and all day Saturday, the street will be fenced off, but surrounding businesses will ...

La Jolla Lutheran Church. Courtesy

La Jolla Community Calendar Sept. 24-Oct. 1

Sep 23, 2015, 9:07 a.m.

Church Rummage Sale Saturday ■ Shop for furniture; jewelry; housewares; clothing for men, women and children; electronics and more at a rummage sale benefit, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at La Jolla Lutheran Church, 7111 La Jolla Blvd. Payment is cash and credit cards only. Proceeds benefit San Diegans who need food assistance. Thursday, Sept. 24 ■ Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. the Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. ■ ...