Walter Mencken 6:15 p.m., Feb. 28
Your Week: August 9-15
Thursday | 9
ARTISTS AT WORK: EXPLODING TATTOOS
Expanding on the tattoo body art of their subject, Anna Stump and Ted Meyer will create a large-scale painting with a live model during this performance. Enjoy appetizers by Bull Taco and an open beer and wine bar featuring Lagunitas craft beer. $15–$20.
WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside. 760-435-3721; oma-online.org
Friday | 10
BIG BAY BALLROOM SWINGTIME ON BROADWAY
Check out a variety of dance styles at this event hosted by the Port of San Diego. Performances by Tim Gill and the Tim Gill All-Stars with Adryon Gross, and you can learn a few moves yourself with Cristina Santana (from So You Think You Can Dance) and other instructors in free dance lessons. Also, SYTYCD judge Mary Murphy makes a guest appearance.
WHEN: 7 to 10 p.m.
WHERE: Port Pavillion on Broadway Pier, 1000 North Harbor Drive, Downtown. 619-686-6222; portofsandiego.org
Saturday | 11
PROMISES2KIDS SUMMER CONCERT GALA
Creedence Clearwater Revisited performs at the private estate of Joan Waitt for this fundraiser to benefit the organization founded to prevent child abuse. Sit-down dinner prepared by Hyatt Regency La Jolla, and live and silent auctions round out the evening. $350–$500.
WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m.
WHERE: La Jolla (make reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 858-427-1112 for address); promises2kids.org
Sunday | 12
TOKYO STRING QUARTET
“In one of their last performances together,” Tokyo String Quartet returns to La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest to play Haydn’s String Quartet in D Major No. 4, Beethoven’s String Quartet in G Major No. 2, and Elgar’s Piano Quintet in A Minor. $45–$65.
WHEN: 3 p.m.
WHERE: Sherwood Auditorium at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla. 858-450-3728; ljms.org
Monday | 13
Noah Longton presents a musical comedy based on the book by Kevin Del Aguila about a fictitious Christian boy band on the last night of their national Raise the Praise tour. Songs include “Rhythm in Me,” “The Calling,” and “I Believe.” $25.
WHEN: 8 p.m. (also preceding Thursday–Saturday)
WHERE: Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Boulevard, University Heights. 619-220-0097; diversionary.org
Tuesday | 14
GOD OF CARNAGE
The Old Globe Theatre stages Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award–winning comedy about “parents behaving badly” despite their attempts to remain civil. Directed by Richard Seer. Note, this “90 minutes of sustained mayhem” contains strong language. $64.
WHEN: 7 p.m. (ongoing through September 2, check for dates and times)
WHERE: Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. 619-234-5623; theoldglobe.org
Wednesday | 15
Sargent Art Group hosts this art show and sale with work in a variety of media by 30 artists. Join artists and art lovers at this reception, hear live music, and vote for the People’s Choice Award.
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Solana Beach Library, 157 Stevens Avenue, Solana Beach. email@example.com for additional info.
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