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  • It’s not a holiday without a little ‘Plaid Tidings’

    It’s not a holiday without a little ‘Plaid Tidings’

    By Diana Saenger Contributor Who better to usher in the holiday season than writer, director and choreographer Stuart Ross with his “Plaid Tidings: A Special Holiday Edition of Forever Plaid” at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. With its heartfelt story, wonderful holiday tunes and terrific...

  • Young actors thrilled to be part of Old Globe’s ‘Grinch’

    Young actors thrilled to be part of Old Globe’s ‘Grinch’

    By Diana Saenger Contributor With its delightful characters, holiday drama, spirited dancing and singing, the annual arrival of The Globe’s “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” is a grand time for everyone. This year, the show runs Nov. 20– Dec. 26 in The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park....

  • La Jolla teen wins it all on ‘The Price Is Right’

    La Jolla teen wins it all on ‘The Price Is Right’

    By Emily DeRuy Contributor Kyle Usselman has always been something of a “The Price Is Right” fanatic. Recently, the 19-year-old La Jollan had the opportunity to compete on the show, and his efforts paid off handsomely. What started out as a trip to the taping with friends eventually resulted in...

  • Artist-in-residence David Humphrey sets up shop at LUX

    Artist-in-residence David Humphrey sets up shop at LUX

    New York City-based David Humphrey, a senior critic at Yale School of Art, is turning LUX on its head, according to staff, with paintings that employ landscape, figuration, iconography, exuberant colors and a cavalcade of kitsch images to provide a humorous and sometimes biting narrative of middle-class...

  • Family tree yields three artists for group show

    Three generations have pooled their artistic abilities to present the group exhibit “It’s All Relative,” at the La Jolla Art Association Gallery, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso in La Jolla Shores, with a public reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 19. The exhibit is open now through Nov. 21, and is free to view...

  • Zenbu Lounge exhibit celebrates tattoo art

    Zenbu Lounge exhibit celebrates tattoo art

    To showcase its private party room, Zenbu Lounge at 7660 Fay Avenue, owned by the Rimel Family, hosted a weekend of evening entertainments that featured eight, six-foot art panels depicting “tattoo suits” created in the Japanese tradition of Yakuza. The panels, priced at $3,000-$5,000 each, were...

  • Dr. Robert Singer lends his voice and vision to the world of plastic surgery

    Dr. Robert Singer lends his voice and vision to the world of plastic surgery

    Robert Singer, MD of La Jolla, is an internationally renowned aesthetic plastic surgeon and noted educator of aesthetic surgery. He received his general surgery training at Stanford University Medical Center and after serving as a physician in the Viet Nam War, took additional training in Santa...

  • Grateful Hearts: Four spiritual leaders share thoughts on being thankful

    Grateful Hearts: Four spiritual leaders share thoughts on being thankful

    In light of all the “bad” news we get daily — reports of war and terrorism; numbers on bankruptcies, foreclosures and unemployment; revelations of trusted leaders found corrupt; stories of crimes against children; public health scares; videos of earthquakes and hurricanes — many people are drowning...

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