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Diversions

What to watch this month
by Natalie Jacobs

Young Local Artist Gets First Taste of Success

Annual Kleinman Holocaust Education Center diary contest announces local winners
by Natalie Jacobs

Modern Marvels in Music

Mainly Mozart explores prodigy this summer
by Brie Stimson

FROM THE ARCHIVE

Anti-BDS Bill Makes Progress in State Assembly

On Monday, April 4, State Assemblymember Richard Bloom, a Democrat representing Santa Monica, introduced the so-called anti-BDS bill AB 2844 to “prohibit a public entity from entering into a contract with a company that is participating in the boycott of Israel.” Bloom was joined in support by Senator Marty Block, a Democrat from San Diego… Read More »

AIPAC’s plans to ‘come together’ undone by Trump

Hear out Donald Trump. Ignore Donald Trump. There were two distinct approaches to the Trump moment this week at AIPAC’s annual conference here, and there were mutual warnings that one or the other side would get burned. The burn came fast, and it came to those who said listening to the front-runner in the race… Read More »

Gluten-Free Baking: Irish Cream Glazed Donut Holes

Gluten-free is a popular dietary choice for everyone who is truly gluten intolerant to those who want to loose weight and feel better. A gluten-free diet excludes gluten, a protein found in common grain species such as wheat, barley and rye. Gluten comes from a Latin word that means glue, an apt description of what… Read More »

Middle Eastern Tomato Garlic Fish

This fish recipe is my take on a Sephardic-style fish preparation that has been in my husband’s family for generations. I used to make it for our family frequently, but a couple of years ago I moved it to the back of my recipe box. It is best made with sea bass, a flaky, buttery… Read More »

EVENTS CALENDAR

May
21
Sat
My Hero & Unlocking Wonderland
May 21 – Aug 14 all-day

Superheroes come to life this summer! These parallel exhibitions examine heroic comic book icons and celebrate 150 years of Alice. Go down the rabbit hole into the whimsical world of Wonderland, then summon your powers and soar through the exhibits. Over 60 world-renowned artists look at our beloved heroes in the thought-provoking new ways.

Jun
25
Sat
Poets & Painters Spoken Word Festival
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Poets & Painters will highlight renowned local and national artists and host a variety of competitions and activities. Featured spoken word artists include the Jacobs Center’s artist-in-residence, award-winning poet and playwright Gill Sotu as well as Pocho Joe and Silverstein and Rachel Kann. Featured graffiti artists include the internationally recognized Writerz Blok, DYSE One, and HASL. The festival will also feature special music and dance performances by DJ Redlite, Lyrical Groove, Junkyard Dance Crew, and Poetiic. Free parking is available at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center located adjacent to the amphitheater at 404 Euclid Ave.

 

Jun
26
Sun
House of Israel Open House Sundays
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
27
Mon
Marc Chagall: A Journey into Chagall’s Art
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm

In this lecture we will discuss Mark Chagall, the world’s preeminent Jewish artist. A Master of Dreams and Storytelling, Chagall’s unique expressive and poetic paintings will be shown and discussed. Images of childhood memories, floating people, flying goats, brides and grooms and fiddlers on the roof. We’ll cover his paintings, stained glass windows, tapestries and mosaics. Join us to discuss what motivated Chagall; What/who influenced him; What’s unique about his art compared to other major artists; How does his art fit with other art movements in the 19th and 20th century.

A unique artist and musician trapped in the body of an engineer, Guri has been painting in watercolors for over 25 years. Born in Israel, Guri moved to the United States 28 years ago. With his distinctively strong and brilliant watercolors, Guri made a name for himself as an artist in Israel, Denver Colorado, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, California where he participated in numerous shows, exhibitions and galleries.

Mark Chagall – Jewish Art History
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecturer: Guri Stark

In this lecture we will discuss Mark Chagall, the world’s preeminent Jewish artist. A Master of Dreams and Storytelling, Chagall’s unique expressive and poetic paintings will be shown and discussed. Images of childhood memories, floating people, flying goats, brides and grooms and fiddlers on the roof. We’ll cover his paintings, stained glass windows, tapestries and mosaics. Join us to discuss what motivated Chagall; What/who influenced him; What’s unique about his art compared to other major artists; How does his art fit with other art movements in the 19th and 20th century.

A unique artist and musician trapped in the body of an engineer, Guri has been painting in watercolors for over 25 years. Born in Israel, Guri moved to the United States 28 years ago. With his distinctively strong and brilliant watercolors, Guri made a name for himself as an artist in Israel, Denver Colorado, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, California where he participated in numerous shows, exhibitions and galleries.

Jun
29
Wed
Breakfast Club
Jun 29 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

How will a new Downtown stadium affect San Diego?

Network with other working professionals, enjoy a nice breakfast and hear from some of the most interesting personalities in San Diego! You will make new business connections, learn something new and still be able to get to the office on time.

Jul
1
Fri
Friday Night Liberty @Liberty Station
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kick off the weekend with a night of arts and culture in restored, historic naval base at NTC at Liberty Station. Theme and entertainment options change monthly.