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Mardi Gras hits the Gaslamp

Then there’s the Jewish Film Festival, Moscow Ballet, and Super Bowl 50

Thursday | 4 The 26th annual Jewish Film Festival comes to town February 4 through 14, bringing with it an assortment of shorts, features, documentaries, and Holocaust reminders. Over 60 international films will premiere in ...

Lots of sporting events for the end of January

The Gulls, golf, and outrigger canoes

Thursday | 28 Speech therapists have had success using the kazoo as a rehabilitation tool for adults and as an ice-breaker for young children who are too shy to engage in prescribed vocal exercise. Anthropologists ...

Super Cat Bowl, A Prairie Home Companion, and monster trucks

Your week — and welcome to it

Thursday | 21 The show expands this year with an in-water display of more than 150 new and pre-cruised sailboats and motor yachts from 25 to 95 feet long, many making their San Diego debut. ...

Things to do in the middle of January

Travel & Adventure, stuff you should know, and two film festivals

Thursday | 14 A showcase of narrative, documentary, animation, and Latino features and shorts. Films will be screened at the 180-seat Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center, and every show is expected to sell out. Networking ...

The best of 2015’s year-end events

Go out like a lion balloon in the Holiday Bowl parade

Friday | 25 Jungle Bells A chance to see exotic animals at night makes an evening visit worth a trip, and through January 3 the zoo is also decked out with holiday lights and special ...

The nights before Christmas

What to do leading up to the big day.

League of Legends, Cannon Battles, and Jingle Bell Kroc. Plus Michael McDonald (not the singer or the wrestler).

Pets parade around the Gaslamp

Plus Family ArtLAB, Rawhide Christmas, and Toast of Downtown

Friday | 11 As you enter the grand lobby of the historic Spreckels Theatre, you will be greeted by a chorus of carolers with joyful songs of the season. Then on to the show, Clara’s ...

The best holiday events this week

December Nights, Santa Paws, and Frosty Farm make the list

Thursday | 3 Australia’s platinum-selling rock stars of opera will perform traditional and contemporary favorites, with soaring renditions of “Joy to the World,” “White Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland,” and “Feliz Navidad.” Friday | 4 Balboa Park ...

Turkey Trot, Piff the Magic Dragon, and Breakfast with Tigers

San Diego's best Thanksgiving and end-of-November events

Thursday | 26 More than 10,000 runners and walkers of all ages are expected to “move their feet before they eat” at the tenth annual event. The 10K and 5K runs kick off at 6:45 ...

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