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  • Madison Gallery welcomes sculpture on Prospect Street

    Madison Gallery welcomes sculpture on Prospect Street

    A 16-foot-tall contemporary sculpture by a San Diego artist Matt Devine was installed in front of the Madison Gallery building, 1020 Prospect Street on Oct. 23. Gallery owner Lorna York, who represents the artist, said, "We felt that a large, significant piece would add more culture and beauty...

  • La Jollan Vicki Reed to head San Diego arts commission

    La Jollan Vicki Reed to head San Diego arts commission

    Mayor Jerry Sanders appointed Sheryl White of Del Mar as a new member of the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture. In addition, he announced that Vicki Reed of La Jolla will take over as chairman following the term of Colette Carson Royston. The mayor also reappointed to the 15-member...

  • UCSD begins writers’ readings

    UCSD begins writers’ readings

    A new writing series at UCSD will present a reading by author Stuart Dybek, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Visual Arts Facility Performance Space. Dybek is the author of three best-selling books of fiction “I Sailed With Magellan,”  “The Coast of Chicago,” and “Childhood and Other Neighborhoods.” Dybek...

  • Bronowski memorial planned for Nov. 1

    Bronowski memorial planned for Nov. 1

    La Jolla Playhouse will host a public memorial for Rita Bronowski, one of the Playhouse’s founding members, beloved trustee, donor, volunteer and lifelong theater enthusiast. who passed away on Sept. 2, 2010. The event is set for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Playhouse’s Mandell Weiss Forum (2910 La...

  • ‘Gee’s Bend’ is both heartwarming and historically significant

    ‘Gee’s Bend’ is both heartwarming and historically significant

    By Diana Saenger CRITIC Every generation and culture has a treasure trove of stories to tell. Most are harrowing, captivating and inspiring. “Gee's Bend,” North Coast Repertory Theatre’s current production, covers all those in a road trip through the years about a small family in an Alabama town...

  • Newcomers welcome to Scout troop’s open house

    Newcomers welcome to Scout troop’s open house

    If your son is a Webelos II Cub Scout who has earned (or is about to earn) an Arrow of Light, or if you have a son, age 10 or 11, interested in Scouting, Troop 506 invites you to its open house 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8 at the La Jolla United Methodist Church, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. The guest speaker...

  • Jr. Theatre's 'Willy Wonka' is sure to be a sweet treat

    Jr. Theatre's 'Willy Wonka' is sure to be a sweet treat

    San Diego Junior Theatre will kick-off its 63 rd season with the musical production of Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka,” Oct. 29-Nov. 17 at the Casa del Prado Theatre in Balboa Park. The cast includes 54 students from schools throughout the county. Performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays, and 2 p.m. Saturdays...

  • Jewish Book Fair authors will offer guests a lot to think about

    Jewish Book Fair authors will offer guests a lot to think about

    The 16 th annual San Diego Jewish Book Fair will continue its tradition of excellence this year with a lineup of some 40 acclaimed authors, including Cathleen Schine, Gary Shteyngart, Paula Shoyer, Sam Zien (aka Sam The Cooking Guy) and Mosab Hassan Yousef (aka the Son of Hamas). The Lawrence Family...

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