Scott Ellis

Articles by Scott Ellis

This week: cherry blossoms, daffodils, and lots of beer

Plus a giant “holistic health party,” otherwise known as a yoga festival

Thursday | 8 Taste of Third Sample signature dishes from Chula Vista eateries on Third Avenue. New this year for the 21-and-up crowd, a ticket includes tasters at participating breweries, cocktail lounges, and bar-restaurants. Favorites ...

March comes in like an acro-cat

Flower Field tours, CRSSD, Busker Fest, and the Amazing Acro-Cats kick off March events

Thursday | 1 Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch For over 60 years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into a spectacular display of natural color and beauty. The 50 ...

Top events this week: Black Violin, WWE, and badminton

Plus a follow-up to the film Forks over Knives and lots more

Thursday | 22 #MeToo and #WeSaidEnough The Women’s Museum of California is hosting their second Women in Leadership Awards event, this time honoring women behind the #MeToo and #WeSaidEnough movements. California Senate president pro tem ...

Have fun in February

With the Harlem Globetrotters, the San Diego Tết Festival, and a Black Panther Experience

Thursday | 15 Black Panther Experience A private screening of Marvel’s new superhero film, Black Panther. This is a Black Carpet experience, so make sure you are picture-perfect in your African-inspired attire. Happy-hour gathering at ...

San Diego festivals abound

Learn about sex, paper theater, and your gut

Thursday | 8 Jewish Film Festival This is billed as “the largest Jewish cultural event in San Diego,” with 37 feature films and 21 short films screened in five locations across the county. The 28th ...

Things to do as we roll into February

Chinese New Year, Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Viennese Nights, and remarkable Jewish women

Thursday | 1 Human Rights Watch Film Festival The festival offers a program of six films that address a range of human-rights issues around the world. Filmmakers and Human Rights Watch experts will be present ...

This week's primo events: Disney on Ice, Plays by Young Writers, and Tiger Woods

And you can celebrate the Chinese New Year

Thursday | 25 Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart New for 2018, stories and characters from the animated movies Finding Dory and Inside Out. “‘Just keep swimming’ with Dory, Nemo, Marlin, and new pal Hank ...

Beat the January slump with these events

Women’s march, circus pirates, monster trucks, Restaurant Week, and Hostiles

Thursday | 18 Circus Vargas: Pirates Death-defying acrobats, daredevils, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, clowns, and motorcycles in a swashbuckling, pirate-themed circus spectacular. Arrive 30 minutes early for an interactive pre-show celebration, where kids can learn ...

San Diego likes festivals

On tap: San Diego Brew Festival, Multicultural Festival, Borrego Springs Film Festival

Thursday | 11 Borrego Springs Film Festival A juried, five-day film festival of narrative, documentary, animation, and Latino features and shorts. Films will be screened at the 180-seat Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center. Networking events ...

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