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Entertainment Calendar: Issue of April 17, 2014

Your complete guide to local entertainment events.

Popular Mojalet program back for two performances

Mojalet Dance Collective dancer Lyndsey Demmell performs in a 2013 performance of “Blast from the Past.”  Photo by Deborah Heath

The Mojalet Dance Collective’s successful show “Blast from the Past – Contemporary Nostalgia” is returning to the present for two shows only.

‘Old Jews Telling Jokes’ brings classic comedy to San Diego

From left, Bryan Feldman, Rhona Gold and G. Bartell star in the hit comedy “Old Jews Telling Jokes.”

Travel back to the days of Catskills comedians with “Old Jews Telling Jokes,” a comedy revue opening Wednesday, April 30 at the Lyceum Theatre in downtown San Diego.

From left, Bryan Feldman, Rhona Gold and G. Bartell star in the hit comedy “Old Jews Telling Jokes.”

Entertainment Calendar: Issue of April 10

St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church concert series presents the Pacific Wind Quintet, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at 16275 Pomerado Road in Poway.

Box Canyon Band brings bluegrass to Poway Library

The Box Canyon Band is, from left, Jim Henderson, Tom Dillon, Eric Bentley, Steve Spiker and Lou Shrinkle.

The Poway Library will be coming alive with the sounds of bluegrass 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at 13137 Poway Road.

Comedy play ‘Baat Ek Raat Ki’ comes to Poway Center for the Performing Arts

The cast and crew of “Baat Ek Raat Ki.”

The San Diego Indian community will get a treat with the comedy play “Baat Ek Raat Ki,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts.

Sounds of modern jazz coming to RB Library

The Bop Moderno Quintet is, from left, Tripp Sprague, Peter Sprague, Gunnar Biggs, Duncan Moore and Gilbert Castellanos. Castellanos will be replaced by Curtis Taylor for the Rancho Bernardo library concert.

The Rancho Bernardo Library will be filled with the sounds of modern jazz from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 9.

Peter Sprague, along with his Bop Moderno Quintet, will be performing modern jazz as part of the ongoing Jazz Concert Series hosted by Donald Bunin.

New art exhibition making its debut at PCPA

Poway artist Pat Dispenziere’s watercolor piece, “Harmony Grove,” will be on display in the exhibit.

The San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild is bringing its annual members-only art exhibition to the Poway Center for the Performing Arts for the first time, available through April 26. An artists reception will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 5.

Brothers bring Beatles to life with ‘Yesterday & Today’

From left, Ryan, Matthew and Billy McGuigan.

Three brothers are bringing a new take on the Beatles to the Poway Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 4.

SDMT’s ‘Cats’ is ‘purrfect’

The rock star-esque Rum Tum Tugger (Justin Ray) is a scene stealer in San Diego Musical Theatre’s “Cats,” playing through April 6. Photo by Ken Jacques

The first show in SDMT’s 2014 season was a delight to this reviewer and the opening night audience on Saturday, which gave the cast a well-deserved standing ovation as the Jellicle Ball concluded.

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