Arts Calendar – May 27 – June 23

Music Notes

Sundays at Six: San Diego Concert Band
Sunday, June 12

This summer concert series at Harry Griffen Park (9550 Milden St., La Mesa) kicks off with the classic stylings of this band composed of nearly 100 musicians. All concerts in the series are from 6 – 7 p.m. Visit for more information.

Soul Seduction
Saturday, June 18

Soul seduction will perform at San Pasqual Winery Tasting Room (8364 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa) from 7 – 10 p.m. The group plays a variety of styles including jazz. No cover for performances at the tasting room. Wine by the glass, snacks and dessert available for purchase. Seating is first come, first served. Visit for more information.

Rythm and the methodSundays at Six: Rhythm and the Method
Sunday, June 19

This summer concert series at Harry Griffen Park (9550 Milden St., La Mesa) continues with a band that combines rock, blues and folk into their style. All concerts in the series are from 6 – 7 p.m. Visit for more information.

On Film 

Movies at the City of La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center

Each Thursday the Adult Enrichment Center (8450 La Mesa Blvd.) hosts a movie screening in its main hall. The movies start at 1 p.m. and cost $1 to attend. A few upcoming selections include:

June 2: “Don’t Bother To Knock” is a black-and-white thriller from the 1950s starring Marilyn Monroe. Not rated. 76 minutes.

June 9: “The Martian” stars Matt Damon as an astronaut abandoned on Mars having to survive with only a few weeks of supplies left. Rated PG-13. 130 minutes.

June 16: “Room” is an independent drama centered on Brie Larson as a woman held captive for seven years and her 5-year-old son, whom she gave birth to in the shed they call home. Rated R. 113 minutes.

June 23: “Blackfish” is the acclaimed documentary examining the life of performing killer whale Tilikum who caused several deaths while in captivity and questions the humaneness of confining sea mammals. Rated PG-13. 80 minutes.

Visit for more information.

Stage Cues

chapter two‘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 for tickets.

Gallery Views

Art 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 for more information and a full schedule.

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