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Paddle for Clean Water Sep 21, 2014 Hundreds of surfers and ocean enthusiasts paddle around the Ocean Beach Pier in an effort to raise awareness about the need for clean water and healthy coastlines. There will be yoga classes, free breakfast for all paddlers, guest speakers, live music and more. 68 other events on Sunday, September 21
 
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Monday, September 15,2014
The Short List

David Mitchell, Carlsbad Music Festival and San Diego Sriracha Festival

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

David Mitchell is the type of internationally adored author whose obsessive fans wear T-shirts touting his books. He's written six novels so far, including number9dream and Cloud Atlas.
Monday, September 8,2014
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Tim and Eric & Dr. Steve Brule 2014 Tour and Booked for the Evening

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

The show comes to the Balboa Theatre (868 Fourth Ave., Downtown) at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Touring with them will be John C. Reilly performing as Dr. Steve Brule from the Tim and Eric spinoff show Check It Out!.
Tuesday, September 2,2014
The Short List

Ailyn Pérez and Stephen Costello, Cardiff Greek Festival and Kustom Kulture

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

At 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, the young and lauded Ailyn Pérez and Stephen Costello will perform a recital at the Balboa Theatre (868 Fourth Ave, Downtown), launching the promotional tour for their new album, Love Duets.
Monday, August 25,2014
The Short List

Grampadrew's Flim-Flam Revue, summer pop-up concerts and Jaimie Warren

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

The Flim-Flam Revue is a rollicking, informal gathering of local musicians who get up on stage and play "old-time favorites and original compositions inspired by our musical heroes from the days of yore," Grampadrew says. 
Monday, August 18,2014
The Short List

Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection, Ceviche Showdown and Cash'd Out

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection presents a side of the artist that the mainstream masses have likely never seen. 
Monday, August 11,2014
The Short List

Checked Out, CityBeat 5-Minute Film Festival and Tiki Oasis

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

A public library seems an unlikely place for an experimental-music festival, but San Diego's new central library (330 Park Blvd. in East Village) isn't your normal library.
Monday, August 4,2014
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Poetry & Art Series, Once and Politifest

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

On Friday, Aug. 8, a multimedia party promises to get its most creative guests into a no-holds-barred poetry contest.
Monday, July 28,2014
The Short List

The 1to1 Movement's America's Finest Film Festival, Friday Night Liberty and San Diego Craft Beer + Cocktail Showcase

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

The young folks who run The 1to1 Movement, a sustainability-education nonprofit, won't be hitting anyone over the head with hard-edged environmental and conservation themes at their upcoming, annual film festival.
Monday, July 21,2014
The Short List

Judah Friedlander, Creative Nights and Horizon

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

"I am a role model. I am the greatest martial artist on the planet," the actor and standup comic tells CityBeat with his trademark deadpan delivery. "But I'm also going to be the next president of the United States." 
Friday, July 11,2014
The Short List

San Diego Pride, Sun & Sea Festival and Craft / Art

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

Forty years ago, San Diego Pride was a small-but-fierce protest. Fernando Lopez, the organization's spokesperson, says that only a few dozen people marched through downtown San Diego in the city's first Pride event.
 
 
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