Jeff Smith 2 p.m., May 26
Art Around Adams
Celebrating its first decade milestone this year, the tenth annual Art Around Adams extends over 2 miles. Nine performance areas (including a new "Kids Zone") feature music, performance art, creation of large scale murals, circus performers, dance, theatre, projection art, intergalactic superhero wrestling, comedians, a CD release party, and a free screening of the Disney/Pixar film Monsters, Inc. More than 100 businesses will change into impromptu art galleries and/or performance arenas for the day. Introductions from Mayor Bob Filner and Council President Todd Gloria will kick off the festivities. Featured music performers include the Burning of Rome, Hills Like Elephants, Okapi Sun, the Black Sands, Patric Petrie, the New Kinetics, Mad Traffic, We Art Sirens, the Peripherals, Josh Damigo, Tolan Shaw, Scott Mathiason & The Shifty Eyed Dogs, Bart Mendoza & True Stories, AntiQuark, the Phantoms, Pan Am, the Bloodflowers, Neon Cough, Marie Haddad, the Sara Groban Band, the Comeuppance, Stone Horse, the Flowerthief, Jonny Tarr, Kimmi Bitter, Kiss & Yell, Cantua, Christopher Leyva & the Central Park 5. Blindspot Stage 2) True Stories 3) Mad Traffic 4) New Kinetics 5) We Are Sirens 6) Black Sands 7) Okapi Sun 8) Hills Like Elephants Café 21 2) Flowerthief 3) Josh Damigo 4) Tolan Shaw 5) Scott Mathiasen 6) Neon Cough 7) Pan Am 9) The Peripherals Kensington Stage 2) Circus 3) Circus 4) Circus 5) The Comeuppance 6) Patric Petrie 7) The Phantoms 8) Marie Haddad 9) Midnight Pines Additional stages including the Adams Avenue Car Wash, Dimilles Pizza (booked by Chris Leyva) and Art Lab (booked by Dave Rogers) to be announced. 619-663-9278.
- When: Saturday, June 1, 2013, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
from Oregon street in Normal Heights to Vista street in Kensington
- Cost: Free
|Ballad of an Onion Sprout||Burning of Rome|
|Invisible Ink||Hills Like Elephants|
|Ninjavitus||Hills Like Elephants|
|Sugar (Live on Rock 105.3)||Josh Damigo|
|Poor Little Lonely Warlord||New Kinetics|