Gtk La Otra FamiliaThree days have gone by since meek little Hendrix saw his mother in their unkempt home. "She is sick, you see", as the 7-year old would say, but she is suffering an affliction, an addiction to hard drugs. Hendrix sits on his home's gloomy stairs crying out for his mom, their neighbor and friend Ivana hears the boy's gentle sobbing and rescues him but in doing so, sets off adversities for those who surround him.

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gtk isabella fimbresAt sixteen years of age, 16 Isabella Fimbres is already focused in succeeding in school as well as in her personal life. From a young age, her parents instilled in her to always be proud of who she is and to work hard for what she wants with humility. With her parents, two sisters and brother by her side, Isabella knows that they are the source of her strength and support.

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gtk MARCELA COLOKURIS"You are your own style, be unique, wear what you yourself."

gtl swaAs a Southwest Airlines Employee for almost 22 years, I have been fortunate to witness firsthand the difference this pioneering airline has made in millions of lives around the country. This is why I was thrilled to hear that a recent survey conducted by Forbes named Southwest as the most desirable brand in America! Both men and women shared their appreciation to accessible, affordable memories!

The Old Globe TheatreAs San Diego's largest performing arts institution, The Old Globe Theatre boasts a diverse repertoire of productions on its three stages, as well as a history of involvement and education programs throughout the entire county. This year, the Old Globe will embark on ¡Viva el Teatro!, an initiative that looks to expand the theater's outreach and presence in San Diego's vibrant Hispanic community. On Friday, March 23, The Old Globe will host ¡Viva el Teatro!, an event to launch this new project.

GTK LUX ART INSTITUTELux Art Institute announced a new social group for the museum's young members aged 21-39 interested in deepening their engagement with the organization and connecting in a more personal way with contemporary art and culture. Dubbed Influx, this collective will receive the benefits of membership - free annual admission to the Lux Studio, subscription to the quarterly newsletter, discounts and exclusive invitations to member receptions - while also enjoying special events, access to the Lux resident artists and the opportunity to network with like-minded peers in mutual support of a vital and dynamic institution.

GTK ORCHESTRA NOVAWith over 28 years of success and community involvement, Orchestra Nova is well on its way to fulfilling their mission of presenting a dramatic music experience that is extraordinary, while bringing humanity into the lives of every single individual they can reach.

Artistic director Jung-Ho Pak is described by the New York Times as a conductor who "radiates enthusiasm," has developed a reputation as an innovative, visionary and influential leader. His "new vision" for classical music in San Diego is to create a joyous, emotional and dramatic musical experience for today's audiences, an experience that attracts a whole new generation to classical music.

GTK RACHEL ZOE"Style is what one creates....glamour is a state of mind." Rachel Zoe

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