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Jazz at the Athenaeum presents an international piano series by four acclaimed jazz artists. Opening with Fred Hersch/Anat Cohen Duo, 7 and 9 p.m. shows on Thursday, June 9; the John Hollenbeck Claudia Quintet, June 25; Dayna Stephens Auintet, July 21; Curtis Taylor Quartet July 28; 1008 Wall St. Tickets: $21-$26. (858) 454-5872. ljathenaeum.org
The Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra will present an afternoon of music 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5, with all six of the program’s ensembles – from Suzuki Strings to the Advanced Orchestra, and ending with students playing side-by-side with the Festival Orchestra. Hear works by Copland, Ellington, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Holst, and a special guest performance of Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major with soloist David Shifrin. Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave. Tickets: $15-$35. (619) 239-0100. mainlymozart.org
Warwick’s Books and La Jolla Library present “The Perfect Storm” author Sebastian Junger on his latest, “Tribe: On homecoming and belonging,” 4 p.m. Sunday, June 5 at Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Free. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org
A reception for the “Black and White Mostly” exhibit, featuring the work of Charles Andrew Seaton, will be 5 p.m. Friday June 3 at a private gallery, 2690 Historic Decatur Road, Studio 202. Seaton works to expose the individual among the mob in a consumer targeted and driven culture. In this new show he combines digital image with illustration, creating a unique form of photo-montage. Free. charlesandrewseaton.com
A reception for “Nouns,” featuring the work of Jeffrey Brosbe and Nicole Caulfield will be 5 p.m. Friday, June 10 at La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Exhibit on display through July 30. Free. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org
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