Susan DeMaggio

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  • Mingei International Museum to host panel on 'History of Mexico'

    Mingei International Museum to host panel on 'History of Mexico'

    Mingei International Museum and the Mexican Consulate in San Diego will present a symposium on Mexican history from 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the museum in Balboa Park. Featuring scholars from both Mexico and the U.S., the symposium is presented in celebration of the Bicentennial of Mexican...

  • Beach Bliss: Surf artist finds it’s swell at WindanSea

    Beach Bliss: Surf artist finds it’s swell at WindanSea

    By Leigh Ann Dewey Contributor He is a familiar site at Windansea Beach and throughout La Jolla. Brush to canvas, artist Glenn Chase spends his days capturing popular beach scenes that have come to mean “La Jolla” to residents and visitors alike. From building-size storefront murals to framed prints...

  • Riford Center art project is the start of something big

    Riford Center art project is the start of something big

    For the past four months, friends and members of the Riford Center have been working on a large collaborative abstract art piece — more than 50 hands have been involved in the process. This evolving work was destined to hang at the adult activities center until longtime member Elaine Leon decided...

  • Anne Otterson touches many people’s lives through kindness, caring … cooking

    Anne Otterson touches many people’s lives through kindness, caring … cooking

    Anne Otterson was born in Minnesota, graduated from the College of St. Catherine in St Paul, and was a Fullbright scholar in Germany. She worked as a chemist for Chevron Research in San Francisco where she met her late husband Bill Otterson. Otterson is a 40-year resident of La Jolla, and served...

  • Non parlo l'italiano? Claudio Stemberger can help!

    Non parlo l'italiano? Claudio Stemberger can help!

    By Jenna Jay Contributor San Diego businessman and life coach Claudio Stemberger has found an Italian niche thousands of miles away from his homeland. The semi-retired Italian entrepreneur gives lessons in his native tongue to students around La Jolla and other parts of the county, integrating...

  • Handful of surprises in Playhouse’s upcoming season

    Handful of surprises in Playhouse’s upcoming season

    La Jolla Playhouse announced the first four plays of its 2011-‘12 Season: the co-commissioned “Milk Like Sugar” by Kirsten Greenidge (directed by Rebecca Taichman); the world-premiere of “A Dram of Drumchhicit” by Arthur Kopit and Anton Dudley (directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher...

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