All are welcome and invited to an open house and barbecue with Temple Beth Shalom. Visit bethshalomtemple.com for more information.
Film Festival Underwriters at the Cast level or above receive a special invitation to join us for the 29th Annual Film Festival season Kickoff Party. Enjoy a fabulous evening of beer, wine, catered hors d’oeuvres, and priority seating at the screening of Sam Spiegel: Conquering Hollywood. Following the film, Q&A with special guest Robert De Young, director.
Free to Underwriters at the Cast level or above. Fan level Underwriters are invited to purchase a ticket to the Kickoff Party and screening for only $35.
To become an Underwriter & to RSVP for the Kickoff Party, please contact Shannon Merrill at email@example.com or (858) 362-1347.
The fall season of the “Pleasure of Your Company” music series will open with a performance by concert pianist Bryan Verhoye on Sunday, September 9, at 2:30 PM at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center. His program will include works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Rachmaninoff.
Mr. Verhoye trained at the USC School of Music, the Aspen Music School, and the Peabody Conservatory and has won first-prize awards from the International Piano Recording Competition and the Carmel Music Society, as well as multiple awards from the Musical Merit Foundation of San Diego. His performance in Carmel of Stravinsky’s “Three Movements from Petrouchka” was broadcast on National Public Radio’s syndicated Performance Today program. In addition to numerous appearances with the San Diego Symphony in both classical and jazz settings, Bryan is in demand as a solo recitalist, accompanist, and chamber music performer in San Diego and throughout the West Coast. He is also a frequent adjudicator in piano competitions in San Diego and southern California. A published composer and arranger, he is also the accompanist for the San Diego Master Chorale, Music Associate/Pianist at Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, and Adjunct Professor of Music at Grossmont College.
Meet the artist and mingle with fellow music lovers at a complimentary post-concert reception. There is no charge for the concert, which is sponsored by the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library, although donations are appreciated. Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive near Miramar Lake. Overflow parking is available on Meanley Drive off Scripps Ranch Blvd. Visit www.srfol.org or call (858) 538-8158 for information.
The third-annual Art of Dance fundraising celebration features fashion, dance, and culinary arts inspired by Marc Chagall’s “The Juggler.” The festive party environment at the innovative HUB and IDEA1 will create an evening of entertainment and experiences that will wow the senses.
VIP guests will enjoy a private pre-event cocktail hour on the beautiful rooftop lounge. General admission guests will mix and mingle with San Diego art, fashion, and dance patrons while enjoying interactive art, themed craft cocktails and sweet and savory tapas created by San Diego’s most innovative chefs.
A team of local fashion designers will create one-of-a-kind garments inspired by paintings by Marc Chagall’s “The Juggler.” The works will be modelled and featured in a fashion runway walk.
Performances by the Malashock Dance Company, live music, interactive art, and an exciting live auction and paddle raise will round out the evening’s festivities.
The purpose of the event is to engage, entertain, and encourage our generous community to keep the the arts in the forefront of their giving priorities, and create access to arts education for underserved communities.
Come to this gala honoring entrepreneur & philanthropist Ernest Rady, as well as “Forest Gump” and “Of Mice and Men” actor Gary Sinise. San Diego USO “strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.” Tickets for active-duty service members cost $150.