La Jolla’s Best Bet for events March 26-April 2


Big Screen Premiere

■ Visit the moon, Mars and beyond when “Journey to Space,” a family-friendly 42-minute film narrated by Patrick Stewart, debuts noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, Balboa Park. $14.95-$17.95. (619) 238-1233. Schedule and information:


■ “Jewish Poets — Jewish Voices” will continue 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, Astor Judaica Library at the Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive. Free. Featured poets will be educators from local Jewish Day and Congregational Schools and Early Childhood Centers, followed by an open mic. Free. RSVP encouraged: (858) 362- 1150.

■ The PGK Dance Project presents “Remarkable Women in Dance,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28. Guest artists perform and a film will screen, Women’s Museum of California, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, NTC Liberty Station. Tickets: $25, $20 for students/WMC members. (619) 233-7963.


■ Singer-songwriter and self-proclaimed sensitive punk SoKo returns to The Loft @ UC San Diego, 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 (doors open at 8 p.m.). Price Center East, 9500 Gilman Drive. Tickets: $12 ($6 students). Preview the new album here: html Concert directions:

■ San Diego music legend Earl Thomas, known for his blues and soul stylings, performs at Rock in the Park concert series. Doors open at 7 p.m., opening act 7:30 p.m., Earl Thomas at 8:20 p.m., Friday, March 27, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, Balboa Park. $27 in advance, $32 at the door. Standing room only, 21 and older show. (619) 238-1233, ext. 806.

Fourth Friday Jazz Series returns, featuring the Danny Green Trio, 8 p.m. Friday, March 27 (doors open at 7 p.m.), La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Green will be joined by bassist Rob Thorsen and drummer Julien Cantelm. Tickets: $18-$25, includes show admission, hors d’oeuvres and valet. (858) 459-0831.

La Jolla Music Society ends its Celebrity Orchestra Series with the London Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Friday, March 29, Jacobs Music Center, 750 B Street. Guest conductor Michael Tilson Thomas was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2010 by President Obama. Tickets: $27-$97. (858) 459-3728.

■ The third installment in a five-part lecture/concert series, the Musica Pro Arte Ensemble titled “Art and Music of the Baroque: From Ecstasy to Enlightenment,” continues 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 at Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Tickets: $20-$25. (858) 454-5872.

La Jolla United Methodist Church Chancel Choir will be joined by soloists, string ensemble, percussion and the Dorian Hand Bell Choir to present an eclectic program including classic choral works, contemporary Christian music and familiar gospel songs, 4 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at 6063 La Jolla Blvd. Freewill offering. (858) 454-7108.


Shelley Adler’s exhibit “Perspectives” departs from Madison Gallery March 31, check out the new work by the Toronto-based artist that explores the female figure during gallery hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Saturday and Sundays by appointment. 1020 Prospect St. Suite 130. (858) 459-0836.

■ Art and food collide 6 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Hiatus Lounge in the Hotel La Jolla, as it welcomes its first pop-up gallery artist Lindsey Nobel. Free and open to the public, guests can see a variety of work from painter Nobel, with bubbly and bites available, 7955 La Jolla Shores Drive. (858) 551-3620.