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Special Events & Concerts

Distinguished Speaker Series presents World-renowned Cardiologist, Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, FABOIM
In honor of Heart Health month, we welcome back world-renowned Cardiologist, Dr. Guarneri, where she will discuss the relationship between planet health and human health as it relates to cardiovascular disease. What can you do immediately to improve the health of your heart, your brain and the planet? Learn from the expert and put your plan into action.
Thu, Feb 22, Lecture & Q&A 6-7pm. Reception 5:30pm.

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.

Valentine’s Day Dance
Dance the night away to beautiful music sung by Ossie Arciniega, “The Romantic Voice of San Diego.” He will be accompanied by Kevin Moraine, AJ Arciniega and friends. Together they will make the evening a special treat for you.
Sat, Feb 10. Doors open at 6:30pm, Music starts at 7pm.
$20/M, $25/NM. Beverages available for sale.
Free valet parking. Registration required.

Opera Wednesdays: Valentine’s Day Special
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.
Complimentary desserts and 1 drink ticket per guest will be provided.
Wed, Feb 14, 7pm. $10 suggested donation.

Wine in the Gilded Age
A Valentine Toast to the glamorous Women of the Gilded Age. Adventurous wines from around the globe will be shared along with stories of the famous 19th century women who ruled society in New York society. The Gilded Age, when America became a cultural force. Enjoy an evening series that will monthly feature memorable & adventurous wines or champagne from the world’s most interesting regions. Presented by Barbara Baxter.
Thu, Feb 15, 6pm. Introductory price $30/M, $35/NM.
Price includes wine tasting, lecture, hors d’oeuvres, and handouts.

Anna Belaya in Concert
Ukrainian born soprano Anna Belaya will feature world-renowned Tenor, Daniel Hendrick and Roman Palacios in an unforgettable concert.
Sun Feb 25, Doors open at 5:30pm, Concert at 6:00pm.
$40/tickets. Free valet parking included.

Music Appreciation PLUS: A Four-Part Course
This course is for those who want to: Improve their music listening and focus skills. Learn how to recognize outstanding music artists. Understand the differences between performing and playing the piano.
Fri, Feb 23: The Ingredients of Music
Fri, Mar 2: Sound – Piano from the inside out
Fri, Mar 9: Rhythm – The Heartbeat of Music
Fri, Mar 16: Musical Phrase is the Thought
Each class will be dedicated to the many different elements of music and will involve activities, such as dancing, meditations, conducting, sketching. Comfortable clothing and shoes are advisable. Course taught by the musically accomplished Polina Sisman, certified member of the California Association of Professional Music and long time MTCA (Music Teacher Association of California) member. Children and seniors are welcome!
Fri, Feb 23, Mar 2, 9, 16, 12:30-1:30pm. $45/M, $55/NM.
Drop-In Price $12/M, $15/NM. Min 10 students required.
*ASK ABOUT PRIVATE PIANO LESSONS WITH POLINA.

Four Pillars of Brain Longevity® Workshop
As evidenced by recent studies done by leading universities, Alzheimer’s, as well as other age related diseases, can be prevented and even effectively treated through lifestyle changes. This workshop is intended to spread awareness and educate people of all ages on lifestyle choices they can make to ensure a quality and happy life and to reduce the risk of chronic diseases, including dementia.

The workshop will consist of a series of four classes that will cover four pillars of successful aging through:

  1. Physical and Mental Exercises for brain stimulation and strengthening of immune system
  2. Stress Management
  3. Diet and Supplements
  4. Lifestyle choices for emotional and spiritual balance

Presented by Alexandra (Sasha) Briskin, BS Cognitive Science – UCSD, Certified Brain Longevity® Therapy Specialist, Certified Yoga Instructor, and Certified Healing Touch Practitioner.
Thu, Feb 15, 22, March 1, 8. 11:30am – 1:30pm.
4-Week Course $55/M, $70/NM. Limited seats available.
Drop in Cost per class: $15/M, $20/NM
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