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Have fun at Bacon & Barrels, the North Park Festival, and P.B. Restaurant Walk

And swap some clothes

Thursday | 19 The third annual Miss Middle East Pageant is billed as the largest ethnic pageant in America and “aims to redefine what it means to be a Middle Eastern Woman internationally.” They also ...

Beyoncé brings Lemonade to San Diego

Plus tacos and more tacos at Tacotopia

Thursday | 12 What’s “Becky with the good hair” got that Beyoncé doesn’t? Only Jay Z knows. That’s but a note in Beyoncé’s latest hit R&B record, Lemonade, a concept album that the current queen ...

Gator by the Bay awaits

Plus the Asian Cultural Festival and Fiesta Old Town

Thursday | 5 The Lemon Grove Historical Society’s “History Alive” series presents food-historian Carol Perkins on the phenomenon of the cookbook and what drives (usually) women to write them. From the church-lady recipes of the ...

Earth Day and outdoor events dominate this week’s calendar

Spring has sprung

Thursday | 21 Judd ApatowHe wrote and directed The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People, and This Is 40, and Apatow’s producing credits include Superbad, Bridesmaids, and Anchorman. He’s also the executive producer of HBO’s ...

Taste Hillcrest, Point Loma, and Fallbrook

Or go to Coachella

Thursday | 14 This group of eleven performers from Colorado combines ballet and modern dance. The Boston Herald called them the “classically trained company of the future.” Time keeps on slipping slipping slipping...for everybody but ...

French curves. Plus, the Russians were coming.

Then there’s healthy living in Del Mar

Thursday | 7 Jack Innis, author of San Diego Legends, unveils a new edition of his book with stories of colorful characters, strange happenings, high crimes (like the 1852 murder of San Diego’s mayor), and ...

Two ways to drink beer and run

Plus a couple events on the water

Thursday | 31 Five decades of Star Trek come to the concert halls of the Civic Theatre for the first time. A live symphony orchestra performs while iconic Star Trek film and TV footage is ...

An electric run, a dirty devil ride, and jail house cuisine

March goes out like a lion

Thursday | 24 The festival features SDSU music faculty performing with visiting artists. Throughout the event week, each artist presents a “master class” on his or her instrument — the audience watches a solo performance ...

St. Patrick’s Day, San Diego style

Or go eat cake

Thursday | 17 Join over 20,000 revelers for a 150-foot Irish pub in the street, traditional Irish dancers, and green Go-Go dancers on 80,000 square feet of Astroturf for the biggest Shamrock yet. With Irish ...

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