Best Bets: A Quick Guide to Online and In-Person Fun and Experiences



It’s an ongoing series of online activities to take on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events.

Conferences & learning

• Aspiring Families Center for Mental Health and Wellness presents “Revivance” an expressive arts workshop, at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 5, online. Expressive Arts Therapist Elizabeth tobias will lead the 90-minute workshop for adults to help them rekindle and nurture their creative minds. To free. bit.ly/revivance

San Diego City Councilor Joe LaCava will speak at the La Jolla Community Center on Wednesday, November 10.

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• La Jolla Community Center presents an evening with the San Diego City Councilor Joe lacava at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. LaCava, whose District 1 includes La Jolla, will present its top priorities. To free. Registration required. ljcommunitycenter.org/dss

Families & children

• La Jolla Music Society presents Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 6 at 7600 Fay Ave. The concerts, which are part of the ConRAD Kids series, will feature songwriter and music teacher Jazzy Ash and music from his mother’s hometown of New Orleans, and his father’s. Trinidadian culture. Listen to ukulele, guitar, banjo, accordion, violin, bass, trombone, saxophone, washboard, and drums. $ 18 and more. ljms.org/events/jazzy-ash

Arts and culture

• The Qualcomm Institute presents “Capital Glitch: Arab Cyborg Turns to DC” starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, November 4 at the QI Gallery at Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla. The digital art exhibition by artist VJ Um Amel on Large-Scale Cultural Analysis of Social Media collected on January 6 from Twitter and Talk is a three-act installation that invites attendees to reflect on the events that have taken place. led to and during the insurgency at the United States Capitol. . An online streaming option will also be available. The exhibition runs until Friday December 3. Free. galleryqi.ucsd.edu/capital-glitch

• LITVAKdance presents “Revisit the directory” at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 4 at the David & Dorothea Garfield Theater at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. The event will revisit the repertoire of choreographers Keith Johnson, Patricia Sandback, Chuck Wilt and artistic director Sadie Weinberg. $ 15 for CCC members; $ 18 for non-members. LITVAKdance.org/performances

• Author David Hogan will present a reading and discussion of his latest novel, “Hear us disappear” at 2 p.m. on Saturday 6 November, in a private house in La Jolla. To free. For more information, send an email [email protected]

• The Athenaeum musical and artistic library presents “Milestones: 40 years of the Stuart collection” from Saturday November 6 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The exhibit will highlight the artists and works of the Stuart Collection at UC San Diego in honor of the collection’s 40th anniversary. The exhibition runs until Friday, December 31. Free. ljathenaeum.org

• The Presbyterian Church of La Jolla launches its 60th anniversary concert season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7 at 7715 Draper Ave. The first concert will feature violinist Annelle Gregory and pianist Bryan Verhoye. To free. Reservations required. ljpres.org/concert-series

• St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church kicks off the 2021-22 season of its musical series with “Sacra / Profana: look up! at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 7 at 743, rue Prospect, La Jolla. The San Diego Chamber Choir will perform several modern pieces. $ 10 and more. stjamesmusicseries.com

• Adventures through the present book “Around the world in 80 books: a virtual adventure by the fireside with the famous Harvard professor David Damrosch” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, online. Guests can virtually travel the world with Damrosch, Chairman of the Department of Comparative Literature at Harvard University and Founder of the Harvard Institute for World Literature. $ 5 and more. aventuresbythebook.com/event/david-damrosch-80-books

• Warwick’s bookstore presents the author Stephanie Gangi at 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, online. Gangi will discuss her new book, “Carry the Dog”, during a conversation with author Cathleen Schine. To free. warwicks.com/event/gangi-2021

Quint de La Jolla Gallery will host a reception for an exhibition of works by Lee Materazzi on Saturday, November 13.

Quint de La Jolla Gallery will host a reception for “Roughly Cut a Smooth Curved Line,” an exhibition of works by Lee Materazzi, on Saturday 13 November.

(Courtesy of Lee Materazzi and Quint Gallery)

• Quint Gallery presents a reception for “Roughly cut a smooth curved line” at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 13 at 7722, avenue Girard, La Jolla. The exhibition of works by Lee Materazzi opens on Saturday, November 6 and continues until Saturday, December 11. Free quintgallery.com

• The Athenaeum musical and artistic library presents “African-American women artists” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. Historian Cornelia Feye will lead a conference on African American female artists including Harriet Powers, Lois Mailou Jones, Faith Ringgold and many more. $ 16 for Athenaeum members; $ 21 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents the rest of his “Acoustic Evening Series with Jefferson Jay” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday November 12 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The event, hosted and hosted by Jay, founder of the San Diego Music Hall of Fame, will feature Jay with Wax and Israel Maldonado. $ 15 for Athenaeum members; $ 20 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/acoustics

• The San Diego Repertory Theater presents the “Hear US Now New Play Festival” from Friday November 12, online. The festival will feature new plays by playwrights Boni Alvarez, Jason Grasl, Nambi Kelley and Giovanni Ortega and will run until Sunday, November 14. Price at will. sdrep.org/hearusnow

• BFree Studio presents the exhibition “As we see: two visions of encaustic” until Sunday November 21 at 7857 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The exhibition features mother-daughter artists Heidi and Jiela Rufeh. To free. bfreestudio.net

• The Old Globe Theater presents “Krapp’s Last Band” until Tuesday 23 November, online. Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett’s short play stars two-time Emmy Award-winning Ron Cephas Jones and is directed by Old Globe resident artist Patricia McGregor. To free. TheOldGlobe.org

Galas and events

• The La Jolla Psychology Center will host a open day at 5 p.m. on Friday, November 5 at 7590 Fay Ave. Psychologist Deisy Boscán and her associates will provide information about their team and the services offered, as well as drinks and appetizers. To free. lajollapsychologycenter.com

• The Soroptimists of La Jolla will hold a “Handbag festival” fundraiser at 10 a.m. on Sunday, November 7 at the Alta La Jolla Community Hall, 1570 Alta La Jolla Drive. You will be able to shop from a collection of new and lightly used handbags, jackets and jewelry. [email protected]

• Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa presents its “Whiskey & Wine Bash” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 9700 N. Torrey Pines Road. The event will feature a Southern-style feast, as well as wine and whiskey from top makers and live music. $ 150. bit.ly/whiskywinenov

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