La Jolla Light’s Best Bets for Events: June 21


Concerts to Catch

Andy Statman, considered a premier mandolin and clarinet player, known for his traditional Jewish music, bluegrass and Americana, performs 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 in the Garfield Theatre at Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive. Tickets: $29-$48. (858) 362-1348.

The Farrell Family Jazz summer series continues with Thomas Strønen, who made his Athenaeum debut in 2013 with the Mats Eilertsen Trio. He returns with his Norway-Japan-UK quintet, Time Is a Blind Guide. 7:30 Thursday, June 21 at Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Tickets: $21-$26. (858) 454-5872.

San Diego Pro Arte Voices presents an intimate, season-reveal party and house concert, 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at a Mission Hills residence. The event will feature performances by a quartet of the La Jolla Strings and San Diego Pro Arte Voices. Tickets: $85. Location upon ticket purchase.

This month’s Fourth Friday Jazz concert doubles as a CD release party for Lori Bell, Ron Satterfield and Josh Nelson, titled “Blue(s),” 8 p.m. (7 p.m. reception) June 22 at La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. “Blue(s)” is Bell’s 10th album. Tickets: $18-23; $25 at the door. (858) 459-0831.

Limited tickets remain for the Mainly Mozart’s Spotlight Chamber Series La Jolla season closer, 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 22, where members of the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra perform the Schubert Octet in F Major, D. 803 at the Auditorium at TSRI, 10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive. Tickets: $58. (619) 239-0100.

Murals Walk

Join fellow art enthusiasts to learn about the artists and their works created for the Murals of La Jolla program during a guided walking tour led by curator Lynda Forsha, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. Meet at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Free. RSVP for the free walk at (858) 454-5872.

Book Talk

The Silver Shoes,” is a dual tale about two dynamic women from two different eras searching for fulfillment, who are connected by a pair of silver rhinestone shoes. Author Jill Hall will discuss and sign her work, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21 at Warwick’s books, 7812 Girard Ave. Reserved seating when the book is pre-ordered ($16.95). Only Warwick’s books will be signed. (858) 454-0347.

Moana and Maui

The musical masterpiece that is Disney’s “Moana” screens with popcorn, 2 p.m. Monday, June 25 at La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave. In ancient Polynesia, a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana’s island, she answers the ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod and set things right. The animated film features the voices of Auli’l Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson. Free. (858) 552-1657.

Chinese Art

Presented by the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, “Emotions and Landscapes: An exhibit on the paintings of Yihong Zhou” opens with a reception, 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at 328 J St., downtown San Diego. Exhibit offers a glimpse of daily life of Chinese citizens from the last few decades. Free. (619) 338-9888.

Theater Under the Stars

William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” the centerpiece for The Old Globe Theatre’s 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival, takes the outdoor stage through July 22 at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park, San Diego. Prospera, the Duchess of Milan, lives in exile on a desert island after being thrown out of power by her wicked brother. For company, she has only her daughter Miranda, the spirits who are native to the island, and her beloved (dark magic) books, which Prospera uses to exact her revenge, much to her daughter’s unhappiness, Tickets from $30. (619) 234-5623.