1920s return to La Jolla for Athenaeum gala

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The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in La Jolla brought back the 1920s for its annual benefit gala “The Talk of the Town” on April 14.

The event, in the Athenaeum’s 1921 William Templeton Johnson building, invited guests to dress as a character in the arts of the ‘20s, such as a poet, songwriter, playwright, artist, musician, composer or historian.

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12:02 p.m. April 26, 2023A photo caption was updated to correct the spelling of Louis Lupin’s first name.

The gala also featured jazz music, food and an auction.

— La Jolla Light staff