Susan DeMaggio

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  • 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...

  • Are you game for Trattoria Acqua’s fall food fest?

    Are you game for Trattoria Acqua’s fall food fest?

    Week two of Trattoria Acqua’s “Festival of Game” features duck, boar, rabbit and venison prepared as described by Acqua’s Michael McGeath: Moulard Duck, $11: Duck confit salad with frisee’ lettuce and baby greens, Spanish Cabrales blue cheese, red grapes and white balsamic vinaigrette. Wild Boar,...

  • Engagement

    Engagement

    Pamela Blatz-Murff, of Lexington, Ky., announces the engagement of her and the late Clay Francis Murff's daughter, Tiffany Blatz Murff, to Brandon Scott Wesley of Stanford, Ky.  Brandon is the son of Shellie Jane Hatfield of Danville, Ky. and Gregory Lynn Wesley of Stanford, Ky. Tiffany is the...

  • Author to discuss his biography on Hedy Lamarr in La Jolla

    Author to discuss his biography on Hedy Lamarr in La Jolla

    Film historian Stephen Michael Shearer will discuss his new book “Beautiful: The Life of Hedy Lamarr,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at D.G.Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave. (858) 456-1800, www.dgwillsbooks.com . Lamarr’s exotic beauty was heralded across Europe, but she became infamous for her nude scenes in...

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