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Arts Calendar – May 20 – June 16

Music Notes

‘Road Songs’ concert
Thursday, May 26

Joe Rathburn hosts regular themed, acoustic showcases at Vision: A Center for Spiritual Living, located at 4780 Mission Gorge Place, Suite H in Grantville. This edition will feature guest band Folding Mr. Lincoln performing “road songs.” Tickets are $15. Show starts at 7 p.m. Visit folkeymonkey.com for tickets.

gregorypage_4_highresGregory Page concert
Sunday, May 29

Troubadour Gregory Page will perform a public concert at 3 p.m. in the Visitor Center at Mission Trail Park, located at 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. Visit mtrp.org.

Caprice Strings concert
Sunday, June 5

Trio ensemble of violin, viola and cello Caprice Strings will perform a public concert at 3 p.m. in the Visitor Center at Mission Trail Park, located at 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. Visit mtrp.org.

Tolan Shaw concert
Thursday, June 9

Joe Rathburn hosts regular themed, acoustic showcases at Vision: A Center for Spiritual Living, located at 4780 Mission Gorge Place, Suite H in Grantville. This edition will feature guest singer-songwriter Tolan Shaw and the theme will soon be announced. Tickets are $15. Show starts at 7 p.m. Visit folkeymonkey.com for tickets.

Gallery Views

TierraFest
Saturday, May 21

This one-day arts and crafts fair will take place from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Tierrasanta Town Center (10633 Tierrasanta Blvd.) There will be an array of handmade craft items to peruse made by local artisans. There will be a “Patriot’s Day Parade” starting at 10 a.m. on Tierrasanta Boulevard; and a barbeque dinner from 4 – 9 p.m. at the Tierrasanta Recreation Center (11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.). The day will wrap up with a fireworks display at dusk. Visit tvsd.clubexpress.com for more information.

Public art reception
Sunday, May 22

Five award-winning artists will host a public reception from 1 – 4 p.m. in the Visitor Center Gallery at Mission Trial Regional Park (1 Junipero Serra Trail). The five artists are Ellary Branden (mixed media), Will Gibson, Kim Hirsch, Jack Quintero (photography), and Marc Kitaen (photo illustration). The photography and mixed-media pieces will be on display through noon on Friday, June 17. Visit mtrp.org for more information.

artaroundadams_r620x349Art Around Adams
Saturday, June 4

This two-mile art and music walk will be held from noon to 8 p.m. along Adams Avenue. The free event will include exhibits, performances and more throughout Normal Heights and Kensington. Live music acts will feature numerous genres on various stages. Food trucks, beer gardens and more will also be featured. The complimentary “Comedy Trolley” will be available with stops up and down Adams. Visit artaroundadams.org for more information and a full schedule.

On Film

Film and discussion with Ralph DeLauro: ‘May in the Summer’
Monday, June 13

San Diego Oasis presents this film class at their location in Mission Valley (Third floor of Macy’s 1702 Camino del Rio North) starting at 1 p.m. The film by writer-director-star Cherien Dabis is a semi-autobiographical look at romantic confusion and family pressures set in Amman, Jordan. The class fee is $10. Visit oasisnet.org for more information.

Stage Cues

‘Chapter Two’
Through Sunday, June 12

Lamplighters Community Theatre (5915 Severin Drive, La Mesa) presents Neil Simon’s comedy-drama with performances on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. The story follows recent widower and writer George Schneider as he attempts dating at the prompting of his brother Leo and meets a keeper — Jennie Malone. Meanwhile Leo has a fling with Jennie’s neurotic — and married — friend, Faye. Visit lamplighterslamesa.com for tickets.

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