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thursday, april 10 Mandate Memories In this taut and witty drama filled with revelations of love affairs, dreams and the founding of Israel, layers are peeled away to reveal the deep hearts of two caring and compassionate human beings. There is a mysterious connection between Gustav Frolich, an 80-year-old Holocaust survivor and Jane Stirling, a [...]

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friday, april 4 The Liar Dorante, a dashing young man, has but a single flaw: he cannot tell the truth. His manservant, Cliton, has but a single flaw: he cannot tell a lie. Add two lovely young ladies, Clarice and Lucrece, and you have such stuff as laughter is ‘made on.’ Don’t miss this dazzling [...]

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thursday, march 27 Quilters A well-crafted quilt needs a skilled hand, a hopeful spirit and an eye for the order of things. This gem of a musical uses the beautiful variety of quilt squares in celebration of the extraordinary yet everyday pioneer women who helped settle America’s West. Lamb’s Players Theatre, 1142 Orange Ave. in [...]

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thursday, march 20 Community Organizations Social Please join the board of directors of The Imperial Court de San Diego as they mix and mingle with other community organizations to build relationships. The event will be held at Jake’s on 6th. No admission to attend but please support Jake’s with a purchase of a glass of [...]

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thursday, march 13 The Entertainers Come enjoy a free screening of the The Entertainers, the award-winning feature documentary about six piano players striving to win the World Championship of Old-Time Piano (mostly ragtime). Then, stay to see four of the stars of the film perform Live Ragtime Piano after the film, as well as answer [...]

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friday, march 7 Art of East Asia The newly refurbished permanent display Art of East Asia represents more than six years of research and conservation by the museum’s curator of Asian art and has been designed by the renowned firm of Staples & Charles. Art of East Asia vividly animates the philosophical and creative traditions [...]

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thursday, feb. 27 Marcus Kenney Lux Institute’s current artist in residence is Marcus Kenney. Poverty, alienation and social injustice are frequent themes in the multimedia works of Georgian painter and sculptor Kenney. His subjects, both humorous and macabre, suggest Southern Gothic dramas with folksy cross-cultural references. Kenney’s mixed media paintings and sculptures with found objects [...]

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thursday, feb. 20 The Ring of Power – Wagner vs. Tolkien: The Story Behind the Ring The battle between good and evil bursts forth on the stage, as Nuvi Mehta delves into the myths underlying Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle and J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. Musical signatures of good and evil blaze through [...]

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thursday, feb. 13 Muscle Cars – 50 Years of American Horsepower The 1950s are not known as the beginnings of the Muscle Car era, but events of that period had an impact on development. In the post-war period, citizens were hungry for change – change in economic status, change in where and how they lived [...]

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thursday, feb. 6 Please Be Seated From woven mats to high-tech contemporary designs, this exhibition will reveal the never-ending quest to seat people comfortably, appropriately and fashionably. Drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection and from other institutional and private collections, the exhibition will present wide-ranging examples of seating from many periods and cultures. Mingei International [...]

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