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Friday | 26
ART ALIVE 2013 EXHIBITION
For the 32nd annual Art Alive, the museum fills the galleries with floral interpretations of the permanent collection and transforms the rotunda into a floral experience. This year’s arrangements are by Bella Meyer, granddaughter of artist Marc Chagall and founder and creative director of FleursBella in New York City. $0–$20.
WHEN: 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park. 619-232-7931; sdmart.org

Saturday | 27
APRIL STREET FAIR
The 30th annual event will feature live music at four different locations, over 450 arts, crafts, and food vendors, children’s rides, and a beer garden from D Street to J Street on Highway 101. The entertainment lineup for the fair includes Stranger, the Bill Magee Blues Band, the Retro Rocketts, Peter Sprague Trio, Elaine Faye and the Big Bang, Allegato World Jazz, and more.
WHEN: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: downtown Encinitas. 760-943-1950; encinitas101.com

Sunday | 28
MOTOR CARS ON MAIN STREET
Check out over 400 pre-’73 classic, rod, and custom cars and trucks in Coronado. The event will feature live music by the Cat-illacs and raffle drawings throughout the day. Spectators can vote for their favorite entry in a “people’s choice” award.
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Coronado Museum of History and Art, 1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado. 619-437-0254; coronadomainstreet.com

Monday | 29
BEER U: BARREL AGING
Stone’s minster of evangelism and indoctrination, Ken Wright, and research and small-batch manager Steve Gonzalez discuss and sample barrel-aged beers. Pupils will learn about the art and science of using wood to transform great craft beer into something extraordinary. Ages 21+. $34.
WHEN: 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido. 760-294-7866; stonebrew.com

Tuesday | 30
TEX{T}-MEX: WILLIAM NERICCIO
As part of the Grossmont College Literary Arts Festival, professor William Nericcio of SDSU presents Tex{t}-Mex: Seductive Hallucinations of the “Mexican” in America, an illustrated history of Mexican and Latina/o stereotypes.
WHEN: 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.
WHERE: Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon. 619-644-7486; grossmont.edu/english/festival

Wednesday | 1
GHOSTS WITH SH** JOBS
It’s 2040, and the ghosts (North Americans) are the cheap laborers in the global-tech-based economy controlled by Asian markets. Ghosts get by hustling spam, collecting “silk,” manufacturing babies, and mopping cyberspace. The May Day Workers Film Festival presents the San Diego premiere of this lo-fi sci-fi faux-documentary comedy. $10.50.
WHEN: 9:00 to 10:30 p.m.
WHERE: Media Arts Center and Digital Gym, 2921 El Cajon Boulevard, North Park. 619-230-1938; workersfilmfestival.org

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