Evening Special Events
Canvas Design & Wine
with Award Winning Artist, Dottie Stanley
Canvas Design & Wine with Dottie is an upbeat creative class for both the artistic and not so artistic. Come learn the basics of acrylic painting from an award-winning artist, while enjoying the company of friends. The best part? You go home with a painting you can call “uniquely yours.” Not artistic? Don’t worry! Dottie will guide you through step by step recreating the nights painting.
Cost includes all materials. Registration Required.
Mon, Mar 12, 6pm. $25/M, $35/NM.
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, Mar 14, 7-8:30pm. $10 suggested donation.
La Jolla Theatre Ensemble
In conjunction with SWAN Day (Supporting Women Artists Now), enjoy a Staged Readings of “Six Little Love Stories” by Liz Coley (La Jolla Country Day, Class of ’79; Yale, Class of ’83) and Alexa Samaniego (La Jolla High, Class of 2016; UCSD, ’20). The ensemble for Ms. Coley’s series of 10-Minute Plays and Ms. Samaniego’s one-act “thriller” about an Amber Alert will consist of 6 women and 4 men. SWAN Day is officially March 31st, but events are taking place across the country all month.
Sun, Mar 18, 2pm and Tue, Mar 20, 7pm. $10 suggested donation.
Zlata Razdolina: Between Jazz, Romance and Klezmer
Don’t miss the Queen of Romance! Zlata Razdolina is a Russian and Jewish composer, singer-songwriter and renowned performer. She will cover it all between Jazz, Romance and Klezmer. Zlata will be accompanied by Andrey Chuguev on guitar, Emile Luxemburg on violin and Enrico Pat on the Saxophone. Limited seating.
Thu, Mar 22, 7-9pm.
Pre-purchase $35/person, Door $40/person.
Tickets available at (619) 857-7359.
The Fourth Friday Jazz Series presents…
Rob Thorsen · Hugo Suarez · Richard Sellers
Classical Jazz and Brazilian Favorites
The award-winning Rob Thorsen Trio will perform a variety of music which includes classic jazz, latin music, original compositions and more. The band includes pianist Hugo Suarez and drummer Richard Sellers. Together they integrate many different music styles that contribute to their modern jazz sound. From Duke Ellington to Wayne Shorter and Miles Davis, the Rob Thorsen Trio weaves together a unique sound that honors the jazz masters while inspiring a fresh approach to this great American art form.
Fri, Mar 23. Reception 7pm, Concert begins at 8-9:15pm.
Pre-purchase: $18/M, $23/NM. Door $25/person.
KatieCat & Cain Dance Party
KatieCat & John Cain live in South America and have been on a month long musical performance tour of the USA, reconnecting with friends and fans. This will be their final performance before heading back to South America. Light appetizers served, no-host bar and a fabulous evening of dancing, music and entertainment!
Sat, Mar 24, 6:30-9:30pm. $15/person.
Limited seating, please RSVP.
Wine in the Gilded Age: Social Intrigue and Scandal
New wealth creates epic hotels and marvelous restaurants. Enjoy stories of the Gilded Age paired with outstanding new world wines. 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, editor of Planet Wine.
Thu, Mar 29, 6:30-8pm. Introductory price $30/M, $35/NM.
Price includes wine tasting, lecture, hors d’oeuvres, and handouts.
Limited seating. Registration required.
Blues and Rock & Roll Dance Night
Dance. Learn. Watch. Join us as a spectator, dance what you know, or arrive early to learn a few new moves. Either way, don’t miss the chance to envelop yourself in the magic of dancing. From Ella Fitzgerald and Muddy Waters to Elvis Presley, it is time to rediscover those great times. This new monthly event is presented in partnership with world-renowned dancer and Instructor, Alicia Quaini (www.madameblues.com). Alicia recently relocated to San Diego from Europe, and is ready to share her expertise. Alicia specializes in Blues dancing and aerials for swing and rock and roll. Arrive early to take a class before the dance begins!
Theme nights: In April we will celebrate Rock & Roll from the 50s…So dress it up!
Every Second Friday of each month starting in April. Bites and beverages available for sale.
Fri, Apr 13, 6:30-9:30pm. $10/person.
Social Bridge & Dinner
Enjoy a brief bridge lesson taught by Scott Farr, followed by 2 hours of play and a catered dinner at 7pm. The game will be scored using Chicago scoring with changes of opponents after every four hands. The event is for intermediate players.
Please register with a partner. Reservations required. Deadline: Apr 20.
Mon, Apr 23, 4:45pm – 8pm. $20/M, $25/NM.