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Wednesday, Mar 30, 2011

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Art

CLASSICAL ART NIGHT at Gaslamp Rendezvous, 551 J St., Downtown. Artists Shahla Dorafshan, Ellen Dieter and Betsy Pierce will show their work. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. 619-546- 5060, gaslamprendezvous.com

ARTISTS RECEPTION at St. Clair Gallery, 270 East Douglas Ave., El Cajon. See 120 pieces of art by 15 artists. From 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. stclairgallery.com

HSTRENGTH FOR THE JOURNEY at Habitat House, 1008 21st St., Golden Hill. Local artist Eric Wixon shows a series of wall paintings, including more than 20 paintings and painted cans that demonstrate his bold, abstract style. From 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, habitathouse.org

HJAPAN EARTHQUAKE RELIEF at Pulse, 2825 Dewey Road, Ste. 103, NTC, Point Loma. Artwork will be up for sale, priced between $300 and $500. Proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders. Enjoy wine, Japanese Koto music and Chi chocolate. From 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 30.

HRAW: NATURAL born ARTISTS at Andaz Hotel, 600 F St., Downtown. The collective showcases artists from all genres— fashion, music, hair and makeup, photography, and more. From 8 to 10:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, rawartists.org

HSILENT WITNESS at University Art Gallery, Mandeville Center, UCSD. See recent works by photographer and installation artist Ken Gonzales-Day, including selections from his series California Hang Trees and Erased Lynchings. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31. Runs through May 20. uag.ucsd.edu

ART FOR HAITI at URBN, 3085 University Ave., North Park. Support local artists and help raise money for Haiti earthquake relief. From 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 31. urbnnorthpark.com

HADRIFT, A RAFT at Space 4 Art, 325 15th St., East Village. In conjunction with UCSD Open Studios 2011, see works by MFA candidates Jamilah Abdul-Sabur, Sadie barnette, Mike Calway-Fagan, Rob Duarte, Adrienne Garbini, Christopher Kardambikis, Hyeyeon Kim and Stephanie Lie. From 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 1. Exhibition runs through April 30. sdspace4art.org

HWHAT WOMEN WANT at Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, Downtown. Jocelyn Duke, Michele Guieu, Amy Paul, Anna Zappoli and more show works that explore the exhibits title. Opening from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 1. A panel discussion moderated by Robert Pincus happens from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 10. Exhibition runs through April 17. 619-544-1000, sdrep.org

HEINAR AND JAMEX DE LA TORRE & JULIO OROZCO at Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The 2010 San Diego Art Prize recipients showcase new works. Also opening is Dingbat modern, works by Forence Ashford, a print artist from Bay Park Press. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 1. Exhibition runs through May 7. 858-454-5872, ljathenaeum.org

ANGLES, HOUSES & A LITTLE SNOW at Bay Park Press Gallery, 4138 Napier St., Bay Park. Jim Machacek shows new works. From 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 1. Exhibition runs through May 15. bayparkpress.com

HTHE DOPE SHOW at Industry Showroom, 345 Sixth Ave., Downtown. See new work by Mofo, N.O.M.A.D., Monique Jenkins, Franky Agostino and more at this group exhibition that runs through May 1. Opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1. thedopeshow.us

SEW WHAT at Brokers Building, 402 Market St., Downtown. Emily Stone, Joan Mathison, Jaime Lyerly and Scott Gengelbach show new fiber-art pieces. From 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 1. On view through April 15.

FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK at Monarch Gallery, 1205 Prospect Street, La Jolla. The gallery tour features food, wine and works by abstract expressionist Anita Lewis. From 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 1. 858-454-1231, monarchfineart.com

HATTACK OF THE LASER BEAN at Voz Alta, 1754 National Ave., Barrio Logan. See new works by Ricardo Islas and Sergio hernandez. At 6 p.m. Saturday, April 2. 619-230-1869, vozaltaproject.org

HLEFTOVER BORSCHT at Everett Gee Jackson Gallery, SDSU campus, College Area. Marisa Scheinfeld’s MFA thesis exhibition serves as a contemporary photographic documentary about the demise of her hometown, 90 miles from New York City that’s nearly abandoned. Opening 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 2. On view through April 7. 619-594-5171, artgallery.sdsu.edu

BROKEN at San Diego Sculptors Guild studio, Spanish Village, Balboa Park. See works by Paul B. Lotz that take on the topic of inner turmoil and emotional challenges. From 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 2. On view through April. paulblotz.webs.com

ALEXANDER SALAZAR ANNIVERSA- RY at Alexander Salazar Fine Art and Auctions, 1040 Seventh Ave., Downtown. The art gallery celebrates its first year with a party featuring food and cocktails, a live auction with proceeds going to the It’s All About the Kids Foundation and a guest appearance by Mike Chiesl. At 5 p.m. Saturday, April 2. RSVP to alexandersalazarfineart@ gmail.com. alexandersalazarfineart.com

HLOOKING FOR A MIRACLE? at Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way. See works by sculptor Italo Scanga, who transformed mundane everyday objects into ethereal sculptures. Opening 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2. $10. At 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9, there’ll be a panel discussion, “Remembering Italo Scanga.” Runs through Aug. 21. 760-721-2787, oma-online.org

HUCSD OPEN STUDIOS at Visual Arts Facility Performing Space, UCSD campus, La Jolla. UCSD grad students open their studios to the public. Also see a curated group exhibit and film screenings. From 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2. visarts.ucsd.edu

HARMONY REVERBERATES OPTI- MISM at La Casa del Tunel, Calle Chapo Marquez, Colonia Federal, Tijuana. See works by artists Azadeh Tajpour, Kristin Ross Lauterbach, Christina Lee Storm, Lea Redmond, Ofunne Obiamiwe and SaeRi Cho Dobson at this show curated by Ronald Lopez. From 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 2. 664-682-9570, cofac101.org

THE CHANGING FACE OF PORTRAI- TURE at Dove Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad. See works by 17 artists that showcase different approaches to portraiture. Opening Sunday, April 3. On view through May 27. carlsbadca.gov/arts

WHERE THE WILD THINGS GROW at Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Carlos. See natureinspired paintings by Shandel Gamer, Marji Cramer, Marilyn Grame, Carol McClure and more. Opening 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, and on view through April 22.

HART SHOW at SunsetCoast S.D. Cooperative, 7770 Vickers St., Kearny Mesa See art by Anselmo Juan, Ty Harris, Josh Bloom, Leslie Monroy and more, plus live music by Cumbia Machin and DJ sets by Bounce House Kids and Phon. From 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 5.

MANY WORLDS, MANY TIMES at Pepper Canyon Hall 257, UCSD, La Jolla. Micha Cardenas, interim associate director of art and technology for UCSD’s sixth college, curated the exhibition featuring work by Zach Blas, Sadie barnette, Ela Boyd, Chris Head, Nira Pereg and more. Opening 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6,  view through June 10. 858-534-2230, cat. ucsd.edu/artifact.html

Books

MYSTERY AUTHORS at Mysterious Galaxy, 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Kearny Mesa. Camilla Lackberg signs The Ice Princess at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31. Carol Costa signs When Nothing Else was Right at 4 p.m. Friday, April 1, Brett Battles signs The Silenced and Susan Goldstein signs Hollywood Forever at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, Linda Thomas-Sundstrom signs Golden Vampire at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, mystgalaxy.com

HLAWRENCE M. KRAUSS at D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The theoretical physicist discusses his new book, Quantum Man: Richard Feynman’s Life in Science. At 7 p.m. Friday, April 1. 858- 456-1800, dgwillsbooks.com

BARBARA WALLACE & ANNIE WITH- ERS at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 715 Silverado St., La Jolla. The authors of Beautiful Bride from Every Angle sign copies of the book and give wedding planning advice. Vendors will also be on hand to showcase wedding fare. At 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5. $10 without purchase of book. warwicks.com

HEALTH CARE CRISIS at barnes & Noble, 10775 Westview Prkwy., Mira Mesa. Umang Malhotra discusses Solving the American Healthcare Crisis. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9.

Dance

HWONDERLAND UCSD’s Theatre and Dance Department, Art Power! and Sushi Performance & Visual Arts present three days of contemporary dance performances by Kate Weare, Monica Bill barnes, Chunky Move and Lux Boreal, plus workshops, parties and more. See website for performance

dates, times and locations. Thursday, March 31, through Saturday, April 2. Festival packages from $29-$57, single tickets from $10-$20. wonderlanddance.org

HYOUTURN CONTEMPORARY ARTS at 10th Avenue Theater, 930 10th Ave., Downtown. This collaborative show features dance performance and visual artists. At 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1-2, with a 3 p.m. on Saturday. $10-$20. 920-8503, youturnarts.com

Fashion

HTHREAD SHOW at Horton Plaza Event Center, 324 Horton Plaza. Shop men’s and women’s clothing and accessories by emerging designers and check out art, sip cocktails and create a DIY project. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 3. $10.

FOOD & DRINK

30TH ON 30TH on and around 30th Street from North Park to Normal Heights. Bars and eateries offer specials each month on the 30th. See website for details. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. 30thstreet.org

ANNIVERSARY PARTY at Alchemy, 1503 30th St., South Park. The South Park restaurant celebrates two years with a party featuring live performances by Irene Castruita, The New Radicals and more. Ticket price includes two drinks and hosted appetizers. From 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, April 2. $15. alchemysandiego.com

SCHOOL LUNCH at Fibonacci’s Campus Pointe Bistro, 10300 Campus Point Drive, Sorrento Valley. Join Cooks Confad, a group of like-minded chefs, Slow Food Urban San Diego and the San Diego Unified School District for a discussion about reforming school lunches. Includes lunch. From noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3. $35 adults, $15 kids. cooksconfab.com

Music

KAFKA FRAGMENTS at Conrad Prebys Music Center, UCSD, La Jolla. Soprano Tiffany DuMouchelle and violinist David McCarroll perform Cyorgy Kurtag’s “Kafka Fragments.” At 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. 858-534- 3229, musicweb.ucsd.edu/concerts

HBILLY MCLAUGHLIN at Neurosciences Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, La Jolla. The guitarist, diagnosed with a neuromuscular disorder in 1999 that forced him to re-leaguitar left-handed, performs a solo acoustic set. At 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31. $45. 858-626-2000, tickets4billy.com

KEYBOARDS IN CONVERSATION at All Souls Episcopal Church, 1475 Catalina Blvd., Point Loma. Mahan Esfahani performs works for harpsichord by Bach and works for organ by Sweelinck, Purcell and Muffa. At 8 p.m. Friday, April 1. sdems.org

HCELEBRATING KPBS Orchestra Nova celebrates the local public-radio station. Special performance by BJ Leiderman, composer of theme songs for Car Talk, Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me and Morning Edition. Performances take place at three locations. See website for info. At 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1-2; Monday, April 4. $22-$99. orchestranova.org

LOCAL FLAVOR at Museum Of Making Music, 5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad. Rodello’s Machine performs. Ticket includes pizza from Knockout Pizza and beer from Stone Brewing Co. At 7 p.m. Friday, April 1. $10. 760-438-5996, museumofmakingmusic.org

A MESS OF THINGS at Conrad Prebys Music Center, UCSD campus, La Jolla. Hear the premiere of a “hybrid music theater and experimental documentary sound art” by composer Adam Tinkle. At 8 p.m. Friday, April 1. music.ucsd.edu

SING OUT! at David & Dorthea Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Dr., La Jolla. Jewish adult and youth choirs perform the music of Cantor Henri Goldberg. At 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3. $15-$18. 858-362- 1348, sdcjc.org

QUATRACELLI! at Central Library, 820 E St., Downtown. The cello quartet performs a free concert featuring works by Debussy, Kibbe, Mozart and more. At 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3. 619-236-5800, sandiegolibrary.org

California Center for the Arts, 340 North Escondido Blvd., Escondido. Jeffrey Siegel performs “Paris 1911: A Century Celebration” featuring masterpieces composed 100 years ago. At 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3. $32. 760-839-4190, artcenter.org

MYRIAD TRIO at Neurosciences Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, La Jolla. San Diego Symphony principal musicians Demarre McGill, Che-Yen Chen and Julie Ann Smith perform Ravel’s Sonatine and works by Debussy, Bach and more. At 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5. $20. 858-626- 2000, sandiegosymhony.com

HTHE PERFECT GENTLEMEN at California Center for the Arts, 340 North Escondido Blvd., Escondido. The four-man vocal group performs. At 4 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. 760-839-4190, artcenter.org

VICTORIAN SERENADE at Lyceum Theatre, Horton Plaza. This mini-concert features American and European songs from the Victorian era. At 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. 619-544-1000, sdrep.org

Outdoors

HTIJUEGO RIDE The new San Diego/ Tijuana website invites bicyclists of all skill levels to ride down to Tijuana and join the monthly first-Friday group ride. Meet at the Coronado Ferry Plaza at 5:45 p.m. Friday, April 1. 619-544-1000, tijuego.com

SAN DIEGO CREW CLASSIC at San Diego Bay, Downtown. See collegiate, junior and master rowers compete in 90 races over two days. Starts at 7 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3. crewclassic.org

HGRUNION RUN at Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla. Watch the process of grunion reproduction on the beaches of La Jolla. Tuesday, April 5. $12. Must register at 858-534-7336. 858- 534-FISH, aquarium.ucsd.edu

Performance

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL at Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Sports Arena. The circus-like performance troupe presents eight performances of Quidam, the story of young Zoe who, bored and isolated from her family, escapes to the imaginary world of Quidam where she meets characters that help her free her soul. See website for complete schedule. Through April 3. $40-$115. cirquedusoleil.com/quidam

PLAY READING at Jamul Haven, 13518 Jamul Dr., Jamul. The bed and breakfast hosts Carol Costa, who will read from her in-process comedy/murder-mystery dinner theater play, Deadline Dilemma. At 5:15 p.m. Saturday, April 2. jamulhaven.com

HAN EVENING OF SIGHTS AND SOUNDS at The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., Midtown. A talk by Don and Ryan Clark, the Grammy-nominated designers behind the Seattle studio Invisible Creature, followed by a performance by The Black Heart Procession. At 5 p.m. Saturday, April 2. $10-$12. 619-232-HELL, casbahmusic.com

HDER ROSENKAVALIER at San Diego Civic Center Theater, 1100 Third Ave., Downtown. The San Diego Opera performs Strauss’ tale of a noblewoman neglected by her husband who has an affair with a younger man. At 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9, and 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12. 619-533-7000, sdopera.com

TWO GRANDMAS FROM BROOKLYN at Temple Adat Shalom, 15905 Pomerado Road, Poway. Barbara Haber and Irene Chapman sing, dance and banter. At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3. $18. 858-451-1200, jfssd.org/grandmas

HGOLDEN WEST at Space 4 Art, 325 15th St., East Village. This hand puppet show was inspired by the death of puppeteer Max Daily’s friend Jacob Faust, who was shot by a San Diego Police officer in 2005. A Q&A follows the performance. At 7 p.m. Monday, April 4. sdspace4art.org

Poetry & Spoken Word

HTOO MUCH INFORMATION at Whistle Stop, 2236 fern St, South Park. Local performance troupe So Say We All holds its monthly showcase, featuring stories de tailing a variety of TMI experiences. At 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 619-284-6784, sosayweallonline.com

LITERARY SERIES at Escondido Municipal Gallery, 262 E. Grand Ave., Escondido. Poets, INC and the Escondido Arts Partnership host author Heather Fowler, who will read from her new book, Suspended Heart. Afterward, attendees are invited to read their own work. From 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3. 760-480-4101, escondidoarts.org

SHAKESPEARE READING at Upstart Crow, 835 West Harbor Drive, Seaport Village. The San Diego Shakespeare Society invites you to a free reading of the first half of Julius Caesar. Bring a copy of the text to read or just come to listen. At 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 5. 619-232-4855, sandiegoshakespearesociety.org

CRAIN OF THOUGHT at Queen Bee’s, 3925 Ohio St., North Park. Spoken word artist Miki Vale performs. From 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 5. $5. 619-255-5147, trainofthoughtsd.com Politics & Community

HSAN DIEGO WOMEN’S WEEK at California Center for the Arts, 340 North Escondido Blvd., Escondido. This symposium features inspirational and successful women from a variety of organizations and industries. Attend talks with keynote speakers, breakout forums and workshops. March 30 through April 2. $25-$59 each day, $149 for an all-inclusive, weeklong pass. 760-839-4190, sdwomensweek.com

MAN DIEGO at True North tavern, 3815 30th St., North Park. Men and women are invited to partake in a “Bar Olympics” fundraiser for Mama’s Kitchen. Spectators can enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres and see all the action. From 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. $60 per team in advance, $10 for spectators. mandiego.org

FOOD CRISIS AND REVOLUTION at City Heights Recreation Center, 4380 Landis St. Join the international Socialist Organization for a discussion about the current state of the world’s food supply and distribution. From 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 619-865-0621, sandiegoiso.org

CIVILIZED CONVERSATION CLUB at Filter Coffee House, 4096 30th St., North Park. This week’s topic: “Endangered Species: Should We Care?” From 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 858-231-6209, civilizedconversation.wordpress.com

MELISA & KAY’S MEMORIAL 5K WALK at Liberty Station, Roosevelt & Cushing, Point Loma. Join San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine at this 5K walk/run. Includes an interactive health fair, music and entertainment for kids. All proceeds benefit San Diego Hospice. From 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 2. 619-278-6441, sdhospice.org/walk

HACT TODAY FOR MILITARY FAMI- LIES 5K/10K RUN at Fiesta Island, E. Mission Bay Drive, Mission Bay. The nonprofit that helps military families affected by autism hosts its inaugural event featuring a 5K/10K run, family festival with vendor booths, food, live music and more. At 6:30 a.m. Saturday, April 2. $15-$40. acttodayformilitaryfamilies.org DOWNTOWN SOUND BITES at Downtown Information Center, 193 Horton Plaza, Downtown. Bruce Boland, a board member of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, discusses the future airport expansion and how its operation affects downtown. At noon Tuesday, April 5. 619-235-2222, ccdc.com

Special Events

COMMUNE WEDNESDAY at Whistle Stop, 2236 fern St, South Park. The evening’s festivities include a trunk show by Magpie Cacti, art by Jen Fong, performances by The Stereotypes, Trap Gold and DJs Dead Air and Caca Metro photos by Nicole Espina. From 9 p.m. to midnight Wednesday, March 30. 619-284-6784, whistlestopbar.com

PEARL BINGO at Pearl Hotel, 1410 Rosecrans St., Point Loma. Bingo for the hip, young crowd. Must RSVP to carcher@the-pearlsd.com. At 9 p.m. Thursday, March 31. thepearlsd.com

HBEATLES MINI-FEST at Queen Bee’s, 3925 Ohio St., North Park. Local bands perform Beatles tunes, vendors sell Fab 4 goods and Beatles art will be on display. At 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31. $8. queenbeessd.com

FRIDAY NIGHT LIBERTY at Liberty Station, Roosevelt & Cushing, Point Loma. The first Friday of every month head to Liberty Station for open studios and performances. This month, the Mar Vista Viking Jazz Band at the Galinson Family Fountain in Luce Court and the exhibition Jewelry & Beyond opens at the ARTS Gallery. At 5 p.m. Friday, April1. ntcpromenade.com

DEL MAR NATIONALS at Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. Three days of car mania featuring 2,000 hot rods, customs and classics plus vendors, exhibitions, cars for sale, entertainment and more. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1-2, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3. $6- $18. 858-755-1161, good-guys.com/events

HSCAVENGER SAFARI at Balboa Park. When in San Diego, hosts this walking tour/ scavenger hunt that will expose participants to a new side of Balboa Park. At 10 a.m. Friday through Sunday, April 1-3. $22. wheninsandiego.com

HANG TOGETHER at Surfindian, 4658 Mission Blvd., Pacific Beach. The surf shop/ art gallery hosts live and silent auctions with board donations from Skip Frye, Michael Miller and Steve Mast, live music, food, drinks and more. Proceeds go to Japan aid efforts. From 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 2. 858-412-5334, surfindian.com

HARTS & CRAFTS FAIR at The Flower Fields, 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad. Browse an array of paintings, photography, pottery and crafts by So Cal artisans. Plus, live music, food and the beautiful blooms of the Giant Tecolote Ranunculus. From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3. Free with admission. theflowerfields.com

TRUNK SHOW AND WEDDING PAR- TY at 25 Forty Bistro and Bakehouse, 2540 Congress St., Old Town. This trunk show features vendors selling everything bridal. See dresses by local designer D’Marie Couture, cake designs and tasting by 25 Forty Bistro and Bakehouse and enjoy champagne cocktails. From 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3. 619-294-2540, suitebrigitte.com

LA JOLLA MOTOR CAR CLASSIC at Ellen Browning Scripps Park, Coast Blvd., La Jolla. This care show features over 150 automobiles in 30 specialty car classes. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3. $35 -$40. LaJollaMotorCarClassic.com

HOPENING DAY BLOCK PARTY in East Village. Celebrate the start of the Padres season, with a free block party featuring food trucks, a beer garden, live music, vendors and more. From 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5. eastvillagesandiego.com

CAJON CLASSIC CRUISE at Downtown El Cajon. El Cajon launches the free weekly car show featuring classics and customs. From 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. downtownelcajon.com

Talks & Discussions

SAN DIEGO NOW at San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park. Join a panel of experts to discuss the “Changing Face of Congress and its Impact on San Diego.” From 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. sandiegohistory.org

HUNDER WRAPS at Expressive Arts Institute, 2820 Roosevelt Road, Ste. 204, Point Loma. Anna Stump, Alan Ziter, Wes Chester, Kinsee Morlan and others discuss the reasoning behind canceling a showing of Stump’s nude paintings at a publicspace gallery at Liberty Station. At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30.

SAM’S SALON: CAROL QUEEN at Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, Down town. Sexologist, writers, educator, activist and performer Carol Queen discusses her work as a staff sexologist and curator of the Antique Vibrator Museum in San Francisco. Held in conjunction with the play In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play. At 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 619-544-1000, sdrep.org

HAMARTYA SEN at Price Center Ballroom, UCSD, La Jolla. The Nobel-prize winning economist discusses “Justice: Local and Global.” At 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 858-534-8497, artpower.ucsd.edu

ARE WE FINALLY IMPLEMENTING THE MASTER PLAN? at Holiday Inn Embarcadero, 1355 N. Harbor Dr., Downtown. Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 hosts a breakfast program focused on the Balboa Park Plaza de Panama Circulation and Parking Structure master plan. From 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. Thursday, March 31. $30 general, $10 students. , c3sandiego.org

JACOB GOLDBERG ANNUAL SERIES at David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Dr., La Jolla. The former adviser to the Prime Minister of Israel, Jacob Goldberg, discusses Israeli and world issues. At 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 4-5. At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, the lecture takes place at the Dove Library in Carlsbad. $12-$14. 858-362-1348, lfjcc.com

THE COST OF HOMELESSNESS at Holiday Inn Embarcadero, 1355 N. Harbor Dr., Downtown. Join the San Diego County Taxpayer Association at their breakfast club for a panel discussion. From 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 5. $45. sdcta.org

EXPLORING ETHICS at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, Balboa Park. The latest entry in the ongoing series examines “Science for Human Rights: Quantitative Methods for Security and Humanitarian Aid.” From 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. RSVP to 858-822-2647. rhfleet.org

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Misty Hawkins’ “The Pink Show” is on view in What Women Want, an art exhibition by the Feminist Image Group opening from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the Lyceum Theatre Gallery in Horton Plaza.






 
 
 
 
 
 
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