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Los Lobos Concert

Los Lobos, the Grammy Award-winning group famous for its remake of the smash hit “La Bamba,” performs 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 1, in a concert benefiting Torrey Pines Kiwanis Foundation and San Diegans with disabilities. Illumina Outdoor Amphitheater, 5200 Illumina Way, San Diego. (760) 753-1670. Tickets $45 only at

Calm Your Mind

La Jolla Community Center presents a “focusing on yourself” workshop, teaching simple ways to balance everyday emotions, see your own issues as a spectator, and relax, 5:30 and 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. First class $10-20. RSVP: (858) 459-0831.

The Complete Picture

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library closes its lecture series “What’s wrong with this picture?” with a discussion by Derrick Cartwright of art communities under financial strains, “What happens in Detroit,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 3. Tickets: $14-$19. 1008 Wall St. (858) 454-5872.

Journey to the Stars

Join the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center for an astronomer-led planetarium show, 7 and 8:15 p.m., Wednesday, June 4. A free telescope viewing outside is available afterward, weather permitting. Tickets: $12-14. 1875 El Prado in Balboa Park, San Diego. (619) 238-1233.

Student Art Show

San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery, UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts and the Students Make Art Initiative collectively host “Better Off Now,” an exhibit of UCSD student work, 6 p.m. Friday, May 30. Exhibit through June 13. San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery, 7250 Mesa College Drive, Room D101, San Diego. (619) 388-2829.

Laugh it Up

“Saturday Night Live” writer David Misch hosts an improvisational (improv) comedy workshop “Understanding Comedy: The Rules,” 2 p.m. Sunday, June 1 at Finest City Improv, 4250 Louisiana St., San Diego. Misch’s writing credits also include “The Muppets Take Manhattan” and “Mork and Mindy.” Tickets: $45 in advance, $55 at the door. (619) 306-6047.