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Best events in San Diego through April 23

Friday | 19
CHARLIE MURPHY
Charlie Murphy’s rapid evolution from Chappelle’s Show cast member to top-billed international comedian, playing to sold-out audiences around the globe, has been remarkable. He has spent the past eight years performing his critically acclaimed stand-up show and solidifying his position in Hollywood as an acting, writing, and producing talent. $29.
WHEN: 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: The American Comedy Company, 818 Sixth Avenue,
downtown. 619-795-3858; americancomedyco.com

Saturday | 20
FESTIVAL OF BEERS
San Diego Music Foundation hosts an event with over 100 different beers from 50 breweries. Unlimited tasters all day, live music, and souvenir tasting cups for all ticket buyers. Ages 21+. $35–$45.
WHEN: 2:00 to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, 2223 El Cajon Boulevard, University Heights. 619-381-8789; sandiegomusicfoundation.org/beerfest

Sunday | 21
DAY AT THE DOCKS
A public celebration of sportfishing. Festivities include: demonstrations, how-to, onboard seminars, more than 200 exhibits, raffle, live entertainment, casting competition, a captain’s dunk tank, kids’ free fishing areas, art contests, and boat rides.
WHEN: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fisherman’s Landing, 2838 Garrison Street, Point Loma. Sportfishing.org

Monday | 22
DOCUMENTARY FILM
Sweet Dreams follows a group of Rwandan women as they emerge from the devastation of genocide to create Rwanda’s first and only women’s drumming troupe, open to women from both sides of the genocidal conflict. Part of a two-film international documentary film series to benefit the International Rescue Committee in San Diego. $10–$15.
WHEN: 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Landmark La Jolla Village, 8879 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla. 619-641-7510, x249; rescue.org/us-program/us-san-diego-ca

Tuesday | 23
AFGHAN COOKING CLASS
Participants will learn how to make a flavorful Afghan stew with chicken, tomatoes, and potatoes, plus a spicy cilantro chutney and an Afghan salad. Please RSVP. $30–$35.
WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla. 858-459-0831; ljcommunitycenter.org

Wednesday | 24
MIKEY’S MAGNETIC MASH-UP
Experiment with kinetic drawings like artist Mikey Eastman. Discover what happens when you mash up chalk and combine colorful dust with magnetic drawing tools.
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: New Children’s Museum, 200 West Island Avenue, East Village. 619-233-8792; thinkplaycreate.org

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Friday | 19
CHARLIE MURPHY
Charlie Murphy’s rapid evolution from Chappelle’s Show cast member to top-billed international comedian, playing to sold-out audiences around the globe, has been remarkable. He has spent the past eight years performing his critically acclaimed stand-up show and solidifying his position in Hollywood as an acting, writing, and producing talent. $29.
WHEN: 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: The American Comedy Company, 818 Sixth Avenue,
downtown. 619-795-3858; americancomedyco.com

Saturday | 20
FESTIVAL OF BEERS
San Diego Music Foundation hosts an event with over 100 different beers from 50 breweries. Unlimited tasters all day, live music, and souvenir tasting cups for all ticket buyers. Ages 21+. $35–$45.
WHEN: 2:00 to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, 2223 El Cajon Boulevard, University Heights. 619-381-8789; sandiegomusicfoundation.org/beerfest

Sunday | 21
DAY AT THE DOCKS
A public celebration of sportfishing. Festivities include: demonstrations, how-to, onboard seminars, more than 200 exhibits, raffle, live entertainment, casting competition, a captain’s dunk tank, kids’ free fishing areas, art contests, and boat rides.
WHEN: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fisherman’s Landing, 2838 Garrison Street, Point Loma. Sportfishing.org

Monday | 22
DOCUMENTARY FILM
Sweet Dreams follows a group of Rwandan women as they emerge from the devastation of genocide to create Rwanda’s first and only women’s drumming troupe, open to women from both sides of the genocidal conflict. Part of a two-film international documentary film series to benefit the International Rescue Committee in San Diego. $10–$15.
WHEN: 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Landmark La Jolla Village, 8879 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla. 619-641-7510, x249; rescue.org/us-program/us-san-diego-ca

Tuesday | 23
AFGHAN COOKING CLASS
Participants will learn how to make a flavorful Afghan stew with chicken, tomatoes, and potatoes, plus a spicy cilantro chutney and an Afghan salad. Please RSVP. $30–$35.
WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla. 858-459-0831; ljcommunitycenter.org

Wednesday | 24
MIKEY’S MAGNETIC MASH-UP
Experiment with kinetic drawings like artist Mikey Eastman. Discover what happens when you mash up chalk and combine colorful dust with magnetic drawing tools.
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: New Children’s Museum, 200 West Island Avenue, East Village. 619-233-8792; thinkplaycreate.org

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