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By Ken Williams | Editor Community Profile Leah Rosenthal has her dream job with La Jolla Music Society (LJMS) and enjoys living in North Park with her husband, Matt, and their young daughter. When she is not in the office, Rosenthal can be found on the tennis court, or cheering for the Chicago Bears with her spouse, or walking her dog, Johann Sebastian Bark.

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Calendar: Jan. 27 – Feb. 10, 2017

Posted: January 27th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Calendar, Music, Opinion & News | No Comments

FEATURED EVENTS Greater San Diego Music Coterie Winter Concert Sunday, Jan. 29 The Greater San Diego Orchestra and Chorus, under the direction of Angela Yeung, will perform selections from Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” and Copland’s “Old American Songs” with soprano Irene Marie Patton and baritone Frank Hallock. 3 p.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 625 Pennsylvania Ave.

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Calendar — Jan. 13 – 26, 2017

Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Calendar, Music, Opinion & News | No Comments

FEATURED EVENTS Neighborhood Forum Saturday, Jan. 14 The Neighborhood Empowerment Alliance is sponsoring a Neighborhood Forum from 1 to 3 p.m. at First Unitarian Universalist Church in Hillcrest, 4190 Front St. The objective is to select the first goal of the Alliance based on results of past workshops and the polling of neighborhood residents about their concerns. Contact Neighborhoods for Campaign Finance Reform coordinator John Hartley at 619-299-8870 or by email to hartley2k@aol.com.

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Local pianist shares joy of the encore

Posted: December 2nd, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Feature, Music, Top Story | No Comments

By Joyell Nevins

Imagine the intimacy of a performer, a solo piano, and a hushed audience. There is a heart-stopping beauty that comes with that connection and respect between the musician and their listeners. And when the show is over, the audience is often left wanting . . . 10 more minutes.

That’s the concept behind and the title of Hillcrest resident Dr. Jeeyoon Kim’s new album, coming out Dec. 11 and being celebrated with a special release concert the same day at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla. It’s a collection of the pianist’s favorite encore pieces from her national and international tours.

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