Gilbert Castellanos

Special Events & Concerts

Latin Explosion
Enjoy a fantastic interpretation of typical Andean music “Ayre de los Andes” by Peruvian Los Angeles based group, Explosión Caliente. After this 30 minute show, enjoy a night of a variety of Latin music that is sure to get you off your feet!
Sat, Jan 20. Show starts at 7pm, dancing at 7:45pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. $20/M, $25/NM.

Wine in the Gilded Age
The Gilded Age, when America became a cultural force as great industries were created, vast fortunes gained and the first celebrities were patrons of the arts. Come glamorous and savor the Gilded Age. Enjoy an evening series that will monthly feature several memorable & adventurous wines or champagne from the world’s most interesting regions. Presented by Barbara Baxter. Barbara has worked for three of Napa Valley’s most prestigious wineries and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and has lectured at museums and Universities in California.
January – a dazzling start– Bordeaux, France – the world’s gold standard for memorable wines!
Wed, Jan 31, 6pm. Introductory price $30/M, $35/NM.
Price includes wine tasting, lecture, hors d’oeuvres, handouts and entry to a drawing for a bottle of wine.

La Jolla Theatre Ensemble presents…
Enjoy staged readings of 3 different plays about becoming vulnerable, personally evolving, and not judging books by their covers. Plays include Elizabeth Coley’s “A Lease on Life,” Werner Hashagen’s “Yes! — Come and See Us … However …” and Kim Cromwell’s one-act play “Catfish.”
Sun, Jan 28, 2pm and Tue, Jan 30, 7pm. $10 Suggested Donation.

Day Trip: The Broad
New contemporary art museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, 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.
Thu, Jan 25. Depart 8am, Return 6pm. $60/M, $80/NM.
Minimum 20 passengers required.

Opera Wednesdays
Listen to Southern California’s Top Opera Singers! 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.
Wed, Jan 10, 7pm. $10 suggested donation.

News About Medicare!
Have questions about Medicare? Want to learn about your Medicare coverage choices? There are 2 main choices for how you get your Medicare coverage. Presented by Bassie Kanon, LUTCF, who has been educating seniors for over 22 years.
Light refreshments served. Reservations required.
Thu, Jan 18, 11:30.
FREE, open to all.

Fourth Friday Jazz Series presents…
Gilbert Castellanos · Joshua White · Dean Hulett
The Music of Thelonious Monk
Virtuoso trumpeter and six-time SD Music Awards Best Jazz Artist Gilbert Castellanos returns! Pianist Joshua White, a rising force in the jazz world, and upright bassist Dean Hulett, a favorite in the SD music scene, join Castellanos to perform the music of Thelonious Monk in celebration of the centennial of his birth. Look forward to stunning improvised solo performances by some of Southern California’s top jazz musicians! Ticket includes show admission, hors d’oeuvres, and free valet.
Fri, Feb 23. Reception 7pm, Concert begins at 8pm. Pre-purchase: $18/M, $23/NM. Door $25/person.