Violinist Mari Black to perform at North Coast Rep benefit in Solana Beach

Multi-style violinist Mari Black and her World Fiddle Ensemble are starring in a special evening of music Nov. 10 that celebrates the human ability to overcome adversity.

With musical selections from all over the world and little-known background stories, Black and her band will take the audience on a powerful musical journey through the songs that were born out of struggle, offered solace in strife, and inspired triumph over adversity. Listeners will sing, soar, weep, laugh, and dance along on this unforgettable musical experience.

This concert, from 7:30-9 p.m. at North Coast Repertory Theater in Solana Beach, is a fundraiser for Women’s Empowerment International, a 501(c)3 helping women around the world overcome their struggles and adversities by providing microfinance loans.

The theater is at 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive. Pre-performance reception is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35; $25 under age 35; $20 students and vets; visit Contact 858-531-3418 or

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