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  • Kitchen Shrink: A trio of December celebrations tempt clever cooks

    Kitchen Shrink: A trio of December celebrations tempt clever cooks

    By Catherine Kaufman Contributor This month three major holidays with different cultural foods and festivities converge. Since we’re a melting pot and there are a lot of crossovers among the cultures, we’re fortunate to be able to partake in the delights of all of the traditions. Here are some...

  • Art exhibit at Gotthelf Gallery will examine Jewish literary figures of film

    Art exhibit at Gotthelf Gallery will examine Jewish literary figures of film

    Growing up in the 1950s in Coronado, painter John David Ratajkowski said he remembers “being able to draw anything I could see.” Fascinated as a boy by all variety of materials, Ratajkowski was early on adept at painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and lithography. He recalls that the key...

  • SD REP has a winner in ‘Storyville’

    SD REP has a winner in ‘Storyville’

    By Steve Dreyer THEATER REVIEW The San Diego REPertory Theatre’s production of an overhauled and thoroughly enjoyable “Storyville” debuted Nov. 18 to a delighted opening-night Lyceum audience. Written by Ed Bullins, the musical made its first appearance at UCSD’s Mandeville Theatre in 1977. Broadway...

  • Rock musical cheers age ‘13’ with story about growing up from J*Company

    Rock musical cheers age ‘13’ with story about growing up from J*Company

    The J*Company Youth Theatre, a program of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, will present the high-energy Broadway hit “13 - The Musical,” Dec. 3-12 at the Garfield Theatre at the Jewish Community Center in La Jolla. The cast includes Ethan Rappaport in the lead role of Evan Goldman, and...

  • La Jolla Symphony & Chorus tackles rare Beethoven piece

    La Jolla Symphony & Chorus tackles rare Beethoven piece

    Ludwig van Beethoven’s rarely-heard masterpiece “Missa Solemnis,” will be performed Dec. 4 and 5 in UCSD’s Mandeville Auditorium by the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus under the baton of Steven Schick. The second concert in the season “Face the Music: Experiences for the Ears and the Eyes,” the performances...

  • They're Engaged

    They're Engaged

    Blair and Georgia Sadler of La Jolla announce the engagement of their daughter Nicole Robins Sadler to Evan Rogers Ransom, the son of Michael Ransom and Katherine Kersey. Nicole is a graduate of La Jolla High School and was a member of the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory. Nicole and Evan...

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