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San Diego Miniature Show, The Festival of New Trumpet Music West

Events February 2-February 5, 2020

Sunday | 2 San Diego Miniature Show Some 50 vendors will offer an assortment of miniatures from vintage, traditional, and mid-century modern to the latest in LED lights for miniature projects. Find realistic food, furniture, ...

God of Carnage, International Wetlands Day, Fry Bread, Bird Singers and Gourd Dancing

Events January 30-February 1, 2020

Friday | 31 God Of Carnage A dark comedy of manners — without the manners. Spend an evening with two couples, both residents of a tony Brooklyn neighborhood, as they meet to discuss a playground ...

Stephen Karam’s The Humans gets tense

The setting has a way of obscuring any sort of resolution

San Diego Repertory Theatre’s production of Stephen Karam’s The Humans does a good deal of stage-setting before you even take your seat. A display by the box office provides “a behind-the scenes glimpse of the ...

Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge, Hidden And Abandoned In San Diego, López Homestead History Hike

Events January 25-January 29, 2020

Saturday | 25 Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge The Hanohano Outrigger Canoe Club was founded in 1981 in Mission Bay. Today, the ocean challenge is one of the longest running paddlesport races in California (OC-1, Surfski, ...

August Wilson’s Jitney and The John Jorgenson Quintet

Events January 23-January 24, 2020

Thursday | 23 August Wilson’s Jitney A jitney is an unlicensed taxicab. Five tireless drivers in Pittsburgh’s Hill District fight for love, survival, and respect as the powers-that-be threaten to close down their garage in ...

Waving earrings with Wish app

“I found like 30 pairs for a dollar.”

Before taking our New Year’s resolutions seriously, my gang and I planned one last carb-filled hurrah at a favorite haunt, Buona Forchetta in South Park. We decided to check out the neighboring Enoteca for a ...

Jean Genet’s The Maids baffles

Madame has been a mistress; that is all, and that is enough.

Toward the end of the Nervous Theatre’s production of Jean Genet’s The Maids — which, by the time you read this, will have departed for Seattle after a one-weekend run at the Tenth Avenue Arts ...

Going To A Place Where You Already Are, Dune Defenders

Events January 18-January 22, 2020

Saturday | 18 Going To A Place Where You Already Are Is there a heaven? Joe says no, it’s all a bunch of hokum. His wife, Roberta, has always claimed to agree. But lately, she’s ...

Trey Anastasio Band, Star Gazing, Vietnamese Food, Music And Dancing

Events January 16-January 17, 2020

Thursday | 16 Trey Anastasio Band Best known as the frontman for the jam band Phish, Trey Anastasio has also performed as part of symphonies and has scored theatrical productions, one of which earned him ...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Star Wars, and me

New year, (mostly) new critic

Permit me a wry grimace as I imagine theatrical legend Alec Guinness’ reaction upon learning that a theater critic’s first memory of him — of any sort of performance, really — came from Star Wars. ...

Get Results from New Year Goals, Shark Geek Lecture

Events January 12-January 15, 2020

Monday | 13 Get Results From New Year Goals Do you have trouble following through on your New Year's resolutions? Learn how to analyze and evaluate how you're currently doing in the major areas of ...

Art Garfunkel, Snow, Skating and Campfires, The Humans

Events January 9-January 11, 2020

Thursday | 9 Art Garfunkel Singer Art Garfunkel has recovered from the paresis that affected his vocal cords several years ago and has resumed touring. His program includes songs made famous during his partnership with ...

Cute and comfortable Zara wear

A night before Christmas, I decided to check out the new Novo Brazil Brewing establishment in Chula Vista. I went because they make my all-time favorite hard kombucha, and because I wanted to see if ...

Renaissance Singers: An English Christmas, Hunter Killer

Events January 5-January 8, 2020

Sunday | 5 Renaissance Singers: An English Christmas Much of our experience of English Christmas music comes from the Victorian era, a tradition started in churches, towns, and in the countryside. Come listen to music ...

All About Wild Urban Parrots, Willie Nelson & Family, Bloomsday

Events January 3-January 4, 2020

Friday | 3 All About Wild Urban Parrots Southern California is home to a dozen wild parrot species. Representative from SoCal Parrot will be sharing photos, videos, and information about local wild parrots. Learn where ...