San Diego Weekend Events | Jan 30 – Feb 1

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The weekend of the highly-anticipated Super Bowl Sunday has finally arrived, and although pretty much everyone’s Sunday afternoon will be spent indoors next to a TV screen, there’s a lot going on Friday and Saturday in the city! Check out our list of San Diego weekend events right here and start planning.
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Tiger Woods, A Night with Marvel, & Fat Tuesday: 10 Things to Do in February

things to do in february The rest of the world may be grumbling about blizzards, freezing temperatures, and a lack of sunshine, but us lucky (and arguably quite spoiled) San Diegans get to spend the month of February with Marvel Comics, Tiger Woods, and Cirque de Soleil. We’ve rounded up the 10 best things to do in February in America’s Finest City – get out those calendars and start making plans!
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The Darrell Hammond Project World-Premiere One-Man Show at La Jolla Playhouse

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The world-premiere of “The Darrell Hammond Project”, a one-man show starring “Saturday Night Live” longtime cast member and current announcer Darrell Hammond, begins this month at La Jolla Playhouse. Continue reading

Meet Wheat & Water, La Jolla’s New Favorite Spot for Pizza & Brews

Wheat & Water, as featured on our recent article about new restaurants to get excited about, is Bird Rock’s soon-to-be hot spot for craft cocktails, artisan pizza, and local beer; it’s already under construction and is well on its way to joining San Diego’s list of hottest restaurants later this year. We met with owner and co-founder, Ted Cochrane, to get an exclusive tour and some inside information about his newest up-and-coming creation on La Jolla Boulevard.
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Athenaeum La Jolla Exhibits Ernest Silva’s ‘Memory, Voyage, Full Moon’ and Joshua Miller’s New Works

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La Jolla, CA (Dec 31, 2014) — The Athenaeum La Jolla Music & Arts Library is pleased to announce the exhibitions of Memory, Voyage, Full Moon by Ernest Silva and New Works by Joshua Miller February 21 through March 21, 2015. The opening reception, Friday, February 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will include a reading in honor of Silva from Dr. Pasquale Verdicchio. Continue reading

Nirvana on the Ukulele? The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Comes to La Jolla!

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is a group of ukulele-toting, singing musicians who buy instruments with loose change and believe that all genres of music are available for re-imagination, with one caveat – that they are all played on the ukulele. From rocking out to Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (check out the video below!) to Tchaikovsky’s elegant “Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy” and recreating the melodic warbling of Simon and Garfunkel, these eight incredible musicians have truly mastered the art of the uke with a musical repertoire that spans generations.This performance is one you won’t want to miss, and they’re coming to the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla!
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La Jolla Nightlife: Society Cabaret Makes Its Debut In the Village

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Catch an intimate vocal and piano performance in La Jolla at the opening of Society Cabaret this weekend, January 23rd and 24th at the newly renovated Forshaw Hall located on the property of the Congregational Church of La Jolla (no affiliation). We chatted with Founding Partner Paula Heitman, to learn more about Society Cabaret and what to expect on opening weekend.
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San Diego Weekend Events | January 23 – 25

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Another weekend is here! Check out these awesome San Diego weekend events happening all over the county, from a new exhibit at MCASD La Jolla to a ukulele orchestra performance and (yet another) beer festival in North County, you won’t want to be stuck at home this weekend.
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La Jolla Sports Club: Where Moms Can Work Out with Kids in Tow

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When it gets down do it, most moms need some “me” time at the end of a long day with the kids or a little pick-me-up before the breakfast rush; if your alone time involves fitness and working out, then a gym with childcare is your perfect go-to during the week. The La Jolla Sports Club, one of La Jolla’s premiere fitness gyms, offers exactly that – a safe place for your child to color, do activities, and socialize while you get a little mommy time in.

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Community Spotlight: Sima Alefi, Empowering Women Through Investment Planning

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Sima Alefi is a financial advisor and Vice President – Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors on Girard Avenue in La Jolla. Though she’s been in the financial industry a long time, her principles and reasons for doing what she does have remained the same: helping those who are in need of financial advice; assistance with planning, investing, and saving; and perhaps most significantly, providing a safe space for recently divorced women and newly single parents to come for all kinds of financial services and advice. The Blue Book sat down with Sima to learn a bit more about what she does, get some advice, and learn about her goals to continue empowering women both financially and economically.
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