June 5, 1998


Calendar of Events.....

SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF MAN SCHEDULE

Gerome Hall, who holds a Ph.D. in Nautical Archaelogy, will present a slide-illustrated lecture, including many mysteries of the deep, current trends and new techniques used by "diving" anthropologists, on Mon., June 1, at noon, at the San Diego Museum of Man.

Also at the Museum of Man; Stephen Bouscaren, Ph.D., Professor of anthropology at San Diego City College, will discuss the significance of the Santa Catarina ethnographic films and black and white photographs recently re-discovered in the Museum of Man collections. Admission for both these events is free for museum members, and $5 for non-members. Information: 239-2001.

 

MARIE NAJERA - NEW PAINTINGS

Sushi Performance and Visual Art presents as its fourth exhibition in the new space, an exhibition by Marie Najera. This exhibition can be viewed Thurs. - Sat., 12 - 4 p.m., June 4 - July 11, or during any one of David Parker's Sushi Performance during the first two weeks of June. There will be a reception for the artist Fri., June 5, 5 - 7 p.m. Information: 235-8466.

 

RARE ALBINO KOALA TO MAKE PUBLIC DEBUT

Ten-month-old Onya-Birri, who is the world's only albino koala in a zoological facility, will make its public debut June 5 at the San Diego Zoo as part of the Zoo's "Morning Zoo Rise" activities. Onya-Birri, who was born on Sept. 1, 1997, and who has white fur, a pink nose and pink eyes, will be displayed at 7:30 a.m. with his mother, Banjeeri, in an exhibit window at the Zoo's Koala Barn. For further information, call the San Diego Zoo at 231-1515.

 

MUSIC, CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES HIGHLIGHT LEMON FESTIVAL

Live musical entertainment headlined by "The Peter Sprague Ensemble," "Ruby and the Red Hots," and "Pieces," and other activites, including 300 arts, crafts and food booths, will be among the highlights of the annual Chula Vista Third Avenue Lemon Festival, June 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This free family festival will stretch along 3rd. Avenue from "E" St. to "G" St. For more information about the festival, call 585-5600. For booth applications, contact Leslie and Associates at 523-8852.

 

MISSION SAN LUIS REY'S BICENTENNIAL

Mission San Luis Rey will celebrate its bicentennial on June 12, with a barbecue dance, deep pit barbecue and western dancing. The festivities begin at noon and last until 7:30 p.m. Cost of the barbecue is $6 per adult and $4 for children 10 and under. The barbecue will be a choice of beef or chicken, baked beans, cole slaw and salad.

The Vatican Choir Capella Giulla, will perform on June 12, 13 and 14, with a fourth performance at a reconsecration mass at 10 a.m. in the Mission Church on Sat., June 13 to celebrate the Mission's bicentennial. Prices start at $50 for the three public appearances. For information about the visit and to make reservations, call the mission at (760) 757-5941. There are no reservations and no admission charge to the Mission Church mass. Tickets can be ordered by mail to Mission San Luis Rey, 4050 Mission Ave., San Luis Rey, CA 92068 or purchased at the ticket office in the mission Mon - Fri from 10 a.m., to 4 p.m. The mission is in Oceanside along highway 76.

 

HEIRLOOM DISCOVERY DAYS

The Museum of Contemporary Art, invites the public to start cleaning their attics and uncover possible hidden treasures during Heirloom Discovery Days, held at the Museum's La Jolla facility (700 Prospect Street) on Sat., June 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A team of four auction experts from Sotheby's will be on hand to provide verbal appraisals of heirlooms and treasures. The fee for each appraisal is $10, or $25 for three appraisals, to be collected at the door.The public may bring as many items as they wish.

ANNUAL INDIAN FAIR

More than 100 traditional Native American musicians, singers, dancers and artisans are set to entertain and enlighten the more than 10,000 visitors expected at this year's Indian Fair, sponsored by the San Diego Museum of Man. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun., June 13 and 14, at the Museum's center courtyard in Balboa Park.

Admission to the Fair, which includes entrance to the Museum, is $5 for adults, $3 for ages 6 to 17 and free for children under 6. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Information: 239-2001.

 

12TH ANNUAL LA JOLLA FESTIVAL

The 12th Annual La Jolla Festival of the Arts & Food Fair, a two day weekend celebration packed with beautiful art and musical entertainment, including some of San Diego's hottest bands will take place at the La Jolla Country Day School, 9490 Genesse Avenue, on Sat. and Sun., June 13 and 14, at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults; kids under 12 free. Information: 456-1268.

 

1998 LITERARY LIGHTS AWARDS

The Writing Center's "1998 Literary Lights Awards" will be held Sat., June 13, from 7 - 11 p.m., at the San Diego Art Institute (Balboa Park's House of charm, 1439 El Prado). This annual celebration of the literary arts includes recognition of local and national writers and supporters of San Diego's literary community.

Highlights include a buffet dinner; performances by the Taco Shop Poets; the sensational live jazz sounds of Kristin Korb, Bob Boss and Christopher Hollyday; and a silent auction. Tickets are $45 per person. For more information and advance ticket reservations, call 297-9950.

 

SAN DIEGO POTTERS GUILD SUMMER EXHIBIT AND SALE `98

The San Diego Potters' Guild announces their annual Summer Pottery Sale to be held Sat., June 13 and Sun., June 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Unique and hand-built pottery and sculpted pieces will be displayed at the Spanish Village Art Center in Balboa Park. Spanish Village is located off of Park Boulevard between the Zoo and the Natural History Museum. Information: 239-0507.

 

YOU'RE INVITED TO A BIRTHDAY PARTY!

The First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego celebrates its 125th birthday on Sun., June 14, at 10 a.m. with a party which includes the Fern Street Circus, games, music, a huge birthday cake and a scavenger hunt. The First Unitarian Universalist Church is located at 4190 Front Street, in Hill-crest, across from the UCSD Medical Center. Information: 298-9978.

 

THEY'RE BACK! ¡CUBANISMO! RETURNS

¡Cubanismo! have recently completed recording their third album with producer Joe Boyd; as yet untitled. The new album is slated for a Setember 1998 release. They will make an appearance at 4th and B, in San Diego, on June 16. For more information on their performances, contact Sonya Kolo-wrat at (978) 825-3236.

 

GEM FAIRE

Gem Faire presents the finest exhibitors, displaying the most beautiful treasures of the earth, as the 10th semi-annual Gen Faire will be taking place this weekend in San Diego at the Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio South, June 19, 20, and 21. Show hours are Friday noon - 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission for a weekend pass is $4. For more information, call Allen Van Volkinburgh at 760-931-1410.