La Jolla’s Best Bets for events, June 23
The Danny Green Trio will celebrate the release of their new album “Altered Narratives,” with a concert 8 p.m. Friday, June 24 at La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Hear music from the new CD, jazz standards and more. Tickets: $18-$23 advance, $20-$25 at the door. (858) 459-0831. dannygreen.net or ljcommunitycenter.org
La Jolla Community Center presents a concert of Mexican classics with an Opera twist when Sono performs 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. A group of young, classically trained musicians, the repertoire includes opera arias, zarzuelas, international music, Neapolitan and Mexican songs. Tickets: $20. Reservations: (619) 980-7643 or email@example.com
Bring the family and let Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego gallery educators lead you in a lively conversation about the exhibitions “Holdings: Selections from MCASD’s Permanent Collection” and Robert Irwin’s “1°2°3°4°” followed by a family art-making workshop inspired by what you learned, 2 p.m., Saturday, June 25, 700 Prospect St. $15. (858) 454-3541. mcasd.org
“Centered in the Heart: Spar Street and the Vitality of Being,” featuring new works by artist Spar Street, will take over Monarch | Arredon Contemporary this summer. The solo exhibition contains more than 27 works and will open with a reception 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the 7629 Girard Ave. gallery. Works on view until Aug 6. (858) 454-1231. firstname.lastname@example.org
A retelling of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” the 1999 film “10 Things I Hate About You,” will screen 6 p.m. Thursday, June 30 as part of the First Folio Shakespeare Festival at Neil Morgan Auditorium, Central Library, 330 Park Blvd. Free event. Reservations required. (619) 23-GLOBE. www.firstfoliosandiego2016.org
‘The Unfinished Diary’
One of the only known wartime diaries written by an Orthodox Jew, “The Unfinished Diary: A Chronicle of Tears” by Chaim Wolgelernter, who lived in Dzialoszyce, Poland, while in hiding 1942-1944. A discussion of the book by the author’s surviving son Feivel Wolgelernter and staged presentation will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Congregation Adat Yeshurun, 8625 La Jolla Scenic Drive North. Tickets: $18-$20. Premium admission $100, includes premium seating and a signed copy of the book. RSVP: (858) 535-1196. email@example.com
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