JKarrant Sings

Special Events: August ’17

special events and new classesNoche Latina featuring Julio de la Huerta & Franky Romeo
Noche Latina is back! Enjoy a night full of latin fusion! Emmerse yourself in the musical stylings of “El Maestro”, Julio de la Huerta on guitar, the sultry voice of Franky Romeo and other guests! Enjoy authentic Latin cuisine, musical entertainment and dancing. Don’t miss an incredible night of Latin music! Ticket includes dinner, 1 glass of wine, dance and valet parking.
Sat, Aug 5. Doors open at 6:30pm.
$30/M, $35/NM.

Opera Wednesdays
Celebrate with us!  Listen to Southern California’s Top Opera Singers! Every Second Wednesday of the month! The artists will consist of past and present  Metropolitan Opera Competition Winners, active San Diego Opera performers and guest artists who have sung all over the world.
Aug 9, 7pm. $10 suggested donation.

Better Bridge by Farr: Level I Review
Rules of Scoring, Basic Hand Evaluation, Basic Bidding Guidelines, Basic Playing Guidelines
Thu, Aug 10, 17, 24, 31, 10am – 12pm.
4 Week Course, $65/M, $75/NM.
Instructor: Scott Farr, (858) 455-5406, spoggi@san.rr.com

Camia CD Release Concert
Carmen Maria, also known as Camia, is a singer/songwriter and rising star in Latin America. Recently, Camia has performed in Europe and throughout Mexico. Most notably, she performed in concert with Latin superstar Alejandro Sanz. Camia is frequently seen on television and heard on radio in Mexico. Don’t miss Camia performing in La Jolla this summer! Enjoy a great concert and take in this new Latin star singing her Spanish originals, as well as some popular American songs.
Thursday, August 10, 7pm. $30/person.
Hors d’oeuvres and valet parking included. Beverages for sale.

Daytime Dreams: An Art Reception
The Allied Artists Association presents Daytime Dreams, the new work of artists Carol Mansfield and John Valois. Please join us for an afternoon of art, wine, and light appetizers.  You are invited to browse the collection of photographer, Jeffrey Brosbe, back from a trip in Sri Lanka and the many other works of artists currently exhibiting in hallways and meeting rooms.  Your purchase of art not only supports the work of talented and award winning AAASD artists but also supports the many wonderful programs offered at the LJCC.
Sat, Aug 12, 4-6pm. Free, open to all.

Cafe’ Social: A Social Gathering for Seniors
Bring a friend for conversation and group activities, including art, music and spirited discourse on topics of interest to you. The more the merrier! New program monthly. Sponsored by Monarch Cottage, a boutique memory care community opening Spring 2017. Lunch will be served.  

Wed, Aug 16, 11:00am. Free, open to all. Please RSVP by Jun 19, (619) 955-0492

Lunch & Learn: Medicare 101
Have questions about Medicare? Want to learn about your Medicare coverage choices? There are 2 main choices for how you get your Medicare coverage. This event is presented by Bassie Kanon, LUTCF, who has been educating seniors for over 22 years.

Thu, Aug 17, 11:30. FREE, open to all. Registration Required.

Salvador Padilla en Concierto
Salvador Padilla is a world renowned baritone and classical and Latin singer. His concert will consist of Latin songs, including boleros, cha chas, rumbas, rancheras, bossa nova, and Italian pop songs. Salvador will be joined by Carlos Velasco on guitar, Kevin Moraine on bass, David Mallard and guest singers include Eunice Fidawi and Jorge Figeredo. Don’t miss an incredible night of Latin music!
Fri, Aug 18, 7pm. $20/person.
Valet parking included. Bites and beverages available for sale.

Walking in Your Parents’ Shoes: An Interactive Workshop
As we age, the obstacles we face in movement become more challenging. Join us for this fascinating and fun interactive demonstration to see what it’s like to, literally, walk in our parents’ shoes. All ages welcome.
Sponsored by Monarch Cottage, a premier senior living community, specializing in cognitive enrichment services. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages served.
Tue, August 29, 6pm. Free, open to all.
Please RSVP to or for questions:
sbaum@monarchcottages.net or 619-955-0492.

Fourth Friday Jazz Series presents…
Jonathan Karrant · Joshua White · Justin Grinell
Not Your Typical Standards
Song stylist and 2016 New York Top Rising Jazz Vocalist, Jonathan Karrant, will be joined by Los Angeles-based pianist Joshua White, a finalist in the International Thelonious Monk Piano Competition, and San Diego award-winning bassist Justin Grinnell. The musicians will perform some of the most important and influential music from the Great American Songbook. Expect the unexpected! Karrant studied performance in New York City at the William Esper Studio, and music with the Seth Riggs Vocal Method with Greg Enriquez in Los Angeles. He initiated a venture with Vincent Falcone, Sinatra’s musical director/pianist, in a ten song CD, entitled “Introducing Jonathan Karrant.” Jonathan has received several honors including being voted “Best Singer” for the 2015 Bravo California Awards, named one of the top 12 rising jazz vocalist in New York in 2016, amongst receiving many other prestigious awards.
Ticket includes show admission, hors d’oeuvres, and free valet.

Fri, Aug 25. Doors open at 7pm, Show begins at 8pm.
Pre-purchase $18/M, $23/NM. Door $25/person

Day Trip: The Broad
The Broad is a new contemporary art museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. The Broad features an extensive contemporary art collection, including 2,000 pieces from philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad’s personal collection, as well as rotating special exhibits on loan from galleries throughout the world. The 120,000-square-foot, $140-million building features two floors of gallery space and is the headquarters of The Broad Art Foundation’s worldwide lending library. Explore this fascinating museum with option to explore neighboring museums at your leisure. Your tour includes time for lunch on your own at your choice of many nearby eateries.
Wed, Aug 30. Depart 8am, Return 6pm. $60/M, $80/NM.
Minimum 20 passengers required.