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La Jolla, California is world famous for its contributions to entertainment, having sent many shows to broadway from the La Jolla Playhouse, featured big name headliners at the Comedy Store and more. Learn about the best of shows, live music, theater and more that draw locals and visitors from around the globe each year.

Why La Jolla Is (Definitely) a Better Weekend Getaway Than L.A.

Angelenos often say, “There’s no city quite like Los Angeles,” which is true; it’s one of the most recognizable cities in the world, and is known for its upscale nightlife, celeb sightings, and its great food scene. However, if you’re looking for a quiet weekend getaway, La Jolla should be...

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Guide to the Museums in La Jolla

Despite its small size, La Jolla is a haven for local arts and culture; there are multiple museums, art galleries, and historic spots to see in the Village, from the Museum of Contemporary Art to the Map & Atlas Museum. If you're looking to spend the afternoon brushing up on...

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San Diego Surf Film Festival Returns to La Jolla

The San Diego Surf Film Festival returns to San Diego and downtown La Jolla for its seventh year this May 9th-12th! Films will be shown at a dozen locations all around San Diego, with its hub being one of the newest art galleries in La Jolla: Misfit Gallery on Pearl...

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How One Woman Shaped La Jolla: The Legacy of Ellen Browning Scripps

Ellen Browning Scripps was many things to many people throughout her 96 years; a sister, schoolteacher, journalist, philanthropist, patron of the arts, among others. She and her brother, E.W. Scripps, created what would become America’s largest chain of newspapers, linking midwestern industrial cities with booming towns in the west. By...

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The La Jolla Concours d'Elegance: A World-Class Car Show at the Cove

Beauty, elegance, and vintage cars intersect for the annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, which happens each spring at La Jolla Cove. This spectacular show features one-of-a-kind automobile gems from all over the world, and every year avid car enthusiasts head to the coast for a display of classic, unique, and timeless automobiles...

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4 Surprising Ways La Jolla Inspired Dr. Seuss

[Theodor Geisel at work in his studio. Photo courtesy of Dr. Seuss Enterprises, LP] Theodor Geisel, affectionately known as Dr. Seuss or simply “Ted,” remains one of the most renowned children’s book authors of our time. Geisel and his wife of many years, Audrey Geisel, moved to La Jolla in...

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