July 10, 1998


Calendar of Events...

ALFREDO ROLANDO ORTIZ, IN CONCERT

Classical Harpist Alfredo Rolando Ortiz will perform in the Community Rooms of the Oceanside Public Library on Saturday evening, July 18 at 7:30.

The artist will perform a multicultural program including folk, classical and popular music of many countries. Tickets are $5.00. For additional information, call the library at 966-4666.

 

BLIND CHILDREN'S CHOIR PERFORMS

The Johnny Mercer Children's Choir, made up of blind or visually impaired 8 - 12-year-olds from The Braille Institute, will travel from Orange County to San Diego for two performances followed by a special tour of Sea World.

This group will perform July 18 at 3 p.m. at White Sands, 7450 Olivetas Ave., and at 7 p.m. at Casa de Mañana, 849 Coast Bl., both in La Jolla. Included in the concert is a solo by Jessica Callahan, an 11-year-old soprano, and 10-year-old Heather Bandy, a singer, who reads music in braille, and will perform a solo on the piano. For information on the White Sands performance, call Kay O'Neal at 454-4201; and for information on the Casa de Mañana performance, call Mickie Underwood at 454-2151.

 

LAMB'S PLAYERS THEATRE PRESENTS "MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS"

Lamb's Players Theatre Advanced Musical Theatre students present "Meet Me In St. Louis," July 11 - 19, at the Playhouse On Plaza in National City. the theatre is located on the corner of Plaza and "E" streets. Performances are Wed-

nesday, Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday the 11th at 7 p.m., Saturday the 18th at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8 and $12 and are available by calling the Lamb's Players Theatre Box Office at 437-0600.

 

"THE CAPTAIN'S TIGER A MEMOIR FOR THE STAGE"

Michael Greif, Artistic Director for the La Jolla Playhouse, announces the opening of the West Coast premiere of Athol Fugard in his newest play, The Captain's Tiger A Memoir for the Stage, at the La Jolla Playhouse, located on the corner of La Jolla Village Drive and Torrey Pines Road in La Jolla.

The Captain's Tiger begins previews on July 7, opens July 12 and runs through August 9.

Call the Box Office at 550-1010 for performance schedules and prices.

 

"HELLO, DOLLY"

"Hello, Dolly," opens for nine performances at Starlight Musical Theatre, July 16 - 26. The theatre is located in the Starlight Bowl in Balboa Park.

Tickets are from $15 to $45. (discounts are available for seniors, students and military). With Starlight's "Children are Free" program, tickets for children with adult supervision 12 and under are free for all performances. Curtain is at 8 p.m. Please call 544-7800 for additional information.

 



Junior Theater actors, bottom row, from left to right: Justine Valdez, Jasmine Gonzalez, Marie Zazueta. Top row, from left to right: James Aburto, Matt Amador and Michael Velez.

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

The San Diego Junior Theatre presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Casa del Prado Theatre in Balboa Park from July 17 through August 9. Performance times are Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Interpreted for the hearing impaired on July 25 at 2 p.m. Please contact the box office at 239-8355 for ticket and additional information.

 

2ND ANNUAL ISLAND FEST 98

The 2nd Annual Music Block Party, Island Fest 98 will be on Sunday, July 19 from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., at the Gaslamp Quarter.

Island Avenue and Fourth Avenue will be transformed into a Hawaiian Paradise, featuring live local and national bands, palm trees, a quaint beach, 10,000 square feet of green turf, flame dancers a volcano, a waterfall, hula girls, a surf machine, drink specials and more!

Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door for Island Fest 98, and includes free cover and front of the line privileges to more than 15 of the Gaslamp's hottest restaurants and clubs. For more information, call 233-5008.

 

SIXTH ANNUAL SEA CHANTEY FESTIVAL

On Sunday, July 19, the great windjammer, Star of India, will spring to life as sea chantey musicians from around the world sing and play their songs aboard ship to sail setting maneuvers performed high aloft in the ship's rig.

Music begins at 10 a.m. and finishes about 4 p.m. with a group sing. The event is free to Maritime Museum members and is included in the price of admission for non-members ($5 for adults with discounts for groups, children, seniors, and military). For information, call 234-9153.

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