Archive for November, 2011

82nd Annual Candlelight Ball

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
82nd Annual Candlelight Ball

A Celebration to Start the Holiday Season For the ninth consecutive year, philanthropist and newspaper heiress Betty Knight Scripps will serve as General Chairman of the 82nd Annual Candlelight Ball, to benefit Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Through Mrs. Scripps’ generosity and leadership, the annual fundraising event has raised approximately $22 million to support lifesaving […]

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Abandoned “$1,000 Dog” Adopted Parker Home for the Holidays, Recovering from Broken Leg

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
Abandoned “$1,000 Dog” Adopted Parker Home for the Holidays, Recovering from Broken Leg

Parker, the puppy whose former owner paid $1,000 for her but abandoned her weeks later when she broke her leg, was adopted by a Santee couple Friday . The husband and wife were picked from a field of 35 applicants who learned about the five-month-old Beagle/Boston Terrier mix through media reports a few weeks ago. […]

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Holiday Decor with Rene van Rems

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
Holiday Decor with Rene van Rems

In December, a year ago, several members of the MHGC went to the San Diego Horticulture Society’s monthly meeting because it featured René van Rems. If you have seen René, you know he is not only a world acclaimed floral designer, but he makes a pretty good stand-up comedian as well.  This talk was a […]

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Beat Antiques at Belly Up Tavern Dec. 29

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Formed in San Francisco in 2007, Beats Antique is the musical alliance of producers David Satori, Tommy Cappel and world-renowned belly dance performer and producer Zoe Jakes. Satori and Cappel both trained classically before venturing to locations including Bali, West Africa and Serbia. With extensive backgrounds in multicultural music production, they command the spectrum of live and digital instrumentation […]

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San Diego-based The Beautiful View releases debut CD

| November 22, 2011 | 1 Comment
San Diego-based The Beautiful View releases debut CD

San Diego based band “The Beautiful View” announce the release of the debut CD on Requiemme Records, “life is beautiful.”  Full of insanely tight, angular, catchy jams, “life is beautiful is an album ready for the masses  Listening to the new songs from the quartet makes you think “this sounds like it should be on […]

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Paul Revere and the Raiders Ride Again at Sycuan

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Paul Revere and the Raiders Ride Again at Sycuan

Paul Revere and the Raiders, who Paul Schaffer from the David Letterman show called “the greatest show band on earth,” headed by Paul Revere himself, the man Reno Gazette writer Guy Richardson dubbed “the Madman of Rock and Roll” make a rare appearance at the Sycuan Casino’s Live and Up Close series for two back […]

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The Herb of Grace

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Herb of Grace

by Charlotte Tenney, MA Integrative Health Common Rue (Ruta graveolens)  is a plant rich in folklore, culinary and medicinal use and metaphorical meanings that are found in literature.  It appears in remedies, recipes and Shakespeare’s plays and even in the Harry Potter books.  It is also, like so many other Mediterranean imports, happy in our […]

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Theatre News

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Theatre News

The Sullivan Players The Sullivan Players presents Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” at Swedenborg Hall through November 7, 2011. The play features Michael Bova as the unkempt Oscar Madison and Philip John as the fastidious Felix Ungar. The play was directed by veteran actor/director/teacher D. J. Sullivan. All performances are at Swedenborg Hall, 1531 Tyler […]

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Actors Alliance of San Diego and Contact Arts

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

For one night only, 8 p.m., Thursday November 3, at Spin Nightclub, two performing arts service organizations, Actors Alliance of San Diego and contACT Arts, are coalescing efforts and presenting “once upon a time” – a benefit variety show that gives local emergent artists an opportunity to market their talent in a non-traditional venue, namely Spin […]

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Landmark Theatres: “TOAST”

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Landmark Theatres: “TOAST”

 “Toast” is the ultimate nostalgia trip through everything edible in 1960’s Britain. Based on the hilarious and touching memoir of food writer Nigel Slater’s childhood, and set to the songs of Dusty Springfield, it’s a delicious love letter to the tastes and smells that turned a young boy into a lifelong foodie. Nigel’s mother (Victoria […]

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