Entertainment Calendar – Issue of May 31, 2012
Poway High School presents the Bands Spring Concert 7 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $5, students free. Tickets will be sold at the door the night of show.
Veteran bluegrass musicians Janet Beazley and Chris Stuart present “Janet Beazley’s Bluegrass Slow Jam,” 2:30 – 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3 at the Poinsettia Sr. Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 13648 Edgemoor St., Poway. This Slow Jam is ideal for beginning to intermediate guitarists, fiddlers, banjo, and mandolin players interested in learning the bluegrass repertoire and jamming etiquette. All acoustic instruments welcome. $5 attendance fee. For further details, call 858-598-4707.
Jazz is back at the Bernardo Winery, 2 – 5 p.m. Sundays through November 2. Reserve a brunch table 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Cafe Merlot and enjoy live Jazz music. Community tables coming soon. For reservations call 858-592-7785.
The San Diego Academy of Ballet presents its “All School Performance 2012,” 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2 and 1 p.m. Sunday, June 3 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. Students at all class levels from creative movement to advanced will perform original ballet and jazz dances. The ballet “Paquita” will also be performed. Tickets are $25 for adults (16+), $20 seniors, military and students, $13 children. For more information call the box office at 858-748-0505.
Instructors Debbora Childress and Kellie Childress-Nichols of Poway Community Services Dance present “Ms. Debbora’s Recital 2012,” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 14 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. The recital includes a danced version of “The Jungle Book”, followed by a showcase of dances performed by students 2 1/2 -18. Tickets are $10. For more information call the box office at 858-748-0505.
The San Diego English Country Dancers are holding classes 6 – 9 p.m. every Sunday night at the Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive, Rancho Bernardo. Beginners welcome, partners unnecessary. No special clothing is needed, other than clean shoes that won’t skid or stick on a wood floor. Admission is $6-8, with discounts available for students with I.D. and children under 18. For more information, visit www.sdecd.org or call 858-486-9160.
Dance to ballroom dancing with DJ Rudy Vidal’s Funtastic Sounds 7- 10:30 p.m. Fridays and Mike Krause’s live dance band Saturdays at The Growing Place Montessori School, 13242 Pomerado Road, Poway. Entrance fee is $10/person. Location features 1,000 square feet of wood floor for dancing and free off-street parking. For more information, call Mike Krause at 619-922-6765.
Tap dancing classes for adults, taught by Gigi St. John, are Tuesdays at the RB Swim & Tennis Club. Each class is one hour, intermediate at 11 a.m. and beginners at noon. Just show up or sign up by calling St. John at 951-282-3639.
The Academy of World Dance n Arts offers a free introductory class to swing, salsa and ballroom 7 to 8 p.m. every Friday, year-round for ages teen through adults. No previous experience needed. For more information, visit www.worldancenarts.com or call 858-679-8277. The academy is located at 12621-A Poway Road, Poway.
The Scripps Ranch Theatre presents the classic Neil Simon comedy “California Suite,” running through Thursday, June 24 at their theater, located on the campus of Alliant International University, Avenue of Nations, off Pomerado Rd. Tickets are $25 general admission, $22 students, seniors and active military. Performance times are 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday. For tickets and more information, call the box office at 858-578-7728.
The Ed Brown Senior Center presents “Play Readers Theater Presents Skits and Funnies,” 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at the center, 18402 W. Bernardo Drive, Rancho Bernardo. It will be presenting six skits, including a 1940s radio comedy “The Bickersons.” For more information, call 858-487-9324.
The Church at Rancho Bernardo is now accepting registration for its summer theatre arts camps, which are being held 8:30 a.m. – noon Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 20 and Monday, July 23 – Friday, Aug. 3 for 1st through 8th graders. Music from Broadway musicals is incorporated into classes of voice, dance, musical theatre, acting, make up and set design. Each day also includes prayer time and worship. Each camp includes a Family Night and a Broadway Showcase performance. To find out more info and to download your Registration Forms go to www.thechurchatrb.org. Questions may be directed to Jayne Howard at email@example.com / 858.592.2434 x323.
Tickets for the 2012-2013 season at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts are on sale on the center’s website, www.powayarts.org, by calling 858-748-0505 or at the box office, 15498 Espola Road, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.
PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre, is offering a number of varied volunteer opportunities for its award-winning theater. For more information, contact Maxine Brunton at 858-679-0640, or call the theater box office and leave your name and telephone number at 858-679-8085.
The deadline has been extended until May 31 for entering the Community Church of Poway’s Chapel Art Contest. The art contest is part of the chapel’s 125th birthday and recent renovation, which will be celebrated with a picnic on June 23. Tickets, $12 and $15, are now available.
Art depicting the chapel can be in all art media: charcoal, crayon, watercolor, oil, pen and ink, pastels and printed digital art (no discs). There are no entry fees.
Photos of the chapel, along with contest age categories, rules and entry form, are available at www.ccpucc.org. For more information, call the church office at 858-748-3304.
Poway artist Lori Chase will have her art on display at Cafe Lily, 14045 Midland Road until the end of May. Cafe Lily is open 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Thursday and Saturday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 858-486-3415 or visit www.cafe-lily.com.
Rancho Bernardo Art Association member Dick Johnson’s enhanced photographs will be adorning the gallery walls at the Bernardo Winery Tasting Room, located at 13330 Paseo Del Verano. The tasting room is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Rancho Bernardo Art Association is looking for artists who want to meet others who share the same interest, learn from demonstrations and exhibit their work. The members have critique nights and an award show. For membership, contact Phyllis Hensperger at 858-675-2262. Adult membership is $25, couples $30, students $15. More information at ranchobernardoart.com.
The North County Society of Fine Arts is a local nonprofit group devoted to bringing the visual arts to public attention and fostering art education.
Members’ artwork currently displayed for May and June includes oil paintings by Tia Grantz at the Bernardo Heights Community Center, 16051 Bernardo Heights Parkway and at Luc’s Bistro, 12642 Poway Road and a group showing of plein air paintings at the Poway library, 13137 Poway Road. For further information, visit www.ncsfa.org.
The Poway Arts & Crafts Guild presents the Boardwalk Craft Market 8 a.m. to 2 p.m the first Saturday of the month in Old Poway Park. Featuring locally produced and sold clothing, jewelry, household furnishings and gift items, the craft market will continue on the first Saturday of the month thru May. The next two shows will be Saturday, June 2 and Saturday, July 7. For information on the craft market, call PACG at 858-486-3497.
Poway Farmers Market is 8 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday next to Old Poway Park, at Midland Road and Temple Street. The market, sponsored by the City of Poway and operated by Outback Farms, features certified organic produce, most of which is grown in San Diego County. For more information, call 858-668-4576.
The Bernardo Winery hosts a farmers market which includes fresh produce, vendors and food stalls every Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte.
The Mt. Carmel High School PTSA hosts a certified farmers market 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Sunday in the school parking lot, 9550 Carmel Mountain Road.
The Scripps Ranch Farmers Market & Art Festival is from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Saturday at 10380 Spring Canyon Road, the site of the old E.B. Scripps Elementary School. For more information, visit www.srfm.org.
Walk in the footpath of Poway’s first residents every Saturday morning at Poway’s Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center. Savor the smell of blooming native plants that Kumeyaay people smelled each spring for more than 2,000 years. Trained guides will share the culture, history and botany of this five-acre archeological jewel for free from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at 13104 Ipai Waaypuk Trail (formerly Silverlake Drive). For information, go to www.poway.org/kiic.
The Rancho Bernardo Historical Society runs a free museum at the Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, Rancho Bernardo. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays and noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Call 858-487-4599.
The Poway Historical and Memorial Society operates the free Poway Heritage Museum and the Nelson House in Old Poway Park, 14114 Midland Road in Poway. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 858-679-8587 or visit www.powayhistoricalsociety.org.
A new free monthly film series sponsored by Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library premieres with screenings of several classic films by Alfred Hitchcock. Scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month from 6 – 8 p.m., the next offering is The 39 Steps on Wednesday, June 20. Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive. For more information, visit www.srfol.org or call (858) 538-8158.
First United Methodist Church of Escondido presents the Pacific Coast Harmony chorus, from the La Jolla Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society in concert 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3 in the Church Sanctuary located at 341 S. Kalmia St. Escondido. The concert is open to the public. A free-will offering will be received and a reception will follow to greet the musicians. For more information, call 760-745-5100.
The 19th annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival, hosted by the San Diego REPertory Theater, presents the Annual Klezmer Summit, 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 4 on the Lyceum Stage at San Diego REP. Musicians will include Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi, Common Chords, Samir Chatterjee, Elizabeth Schwartz, Sunny Jain and more. Prior to the performance is a free pre-show discussion, “Common Music in Colliding Cultures,” with Yale Strom, Salman Ahmad, Elizabeth Schwartz, Sunny Jain, and Samir Chatterjee. This pre-performance event begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 per person and may be purchased from the Lyceum Box Office in person, by phone 619-544-1000, or online at www.sdrep.org.
The California Center for the Arts, Escondido and its WOW! First Wednesdays series presents Too Much Fun Band in concert 4 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 in the Center Theater. These performances are free. Limited reserved seats are available for $7 until one hour prior to curtain by calling the Box Office at 800-988-4253 or visit artcenter.org for more information.
The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus presents its final concert of the 57th season, Stravinsky Circus!, with a program celebrating the composer’s most popular work, “The Firebird,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9 and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10 in the in Mandeville Auditorium at UCSD. Individual tickets are $29 general, $26 senior, and $15 student. Group discounts are available. Parking is free. A pre-concert lecture is offered one hour prior to concert times. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 858-534-4637 or visit www.lajollasymphony.com.
The Birch Aquarium at Scripps presents the 7th annual Green Flash Concert Series running monthly throughout summer. Needtobreathe (with Damon Castillo Band) will be performing 5:30 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. Tickets are $27 with RSVP ($130 season pass), $32 at the door. For tickets and more information, call 858-534-4109 or visit aquarium.ucsd.edu.
The national tour of the Broadway musical comedy “The Addams Family” is performing through Sunday, June 3 at the San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd and B Street, downtown San Diego. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Ticket prices vary. For tickets call 888-937-8995 or visit TicketMaster.com.
Patio Playhouse finishes its 45th season with William Shakespeare’s “King Lear,” opening Friday, June 1 and running through Sunday, June 24 at at Patio Playhouse, located at 201 E. Grand Ave., Suite 1D in Escondido (entrance on Kalmia Street). Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors/students, ages 60+, and $7 for youth 16 and under. For reservations, contact the Patio Playhouse box office at 760-746-6669, or visit www.patioplayhouse.org.
The Old Globe Theatre presents “The Scottsboro Boys,” the critically acclaimed musical about an infamous chapter in American history, running through Sunday, June 10 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage. Tickets start at $39. It also presents “Nobody Loves You,” a musical comedy running through Sunday, June 17 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. Tickets start at $29. The Old Globe is located in San Diego’s Balboa Park at 1363 Old Globe Way. For tickets, call 619-23-GLOBE or visit www.TheOldGlobe.org.
The Broadway Theater continues its 8th season with “Trying,” running through Sunday, June 3, at the Broadway Theater, 340 East Broadway, Vista. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $17.50. For tickets or more information, call the box office at 760-806-7905 or visit www.broadwayvista.com.
The 19th annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival, hosted by the San Diego REPertory Theater, presents “The Blessing of a Broken Heart,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at the North Coast Repertory Theater (NCRT). There will be a free discussion about Israel today featuring Shliach Lee-El Lewinsohn from StandWithUs after the performance. Tickets are $18 per person. To purchase, please call 858-481-1055 or visit www.northcoastrep.org.
The 19th annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival, hosted by the San Diego REPertory Theater, presents “Women of Valor,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7 in the Lyceum Space at San Diego REP. Tickets are $18 per person and may be purchased from the Lyceum Box Office in person, by phone 619-544-1000, or online at www.sdrep.org. All ticket proceeds benefit SCY High School, Torah High School and San Diego Jewish Academy.
Premiere for Kids presents “The Adventures of Peter Pan,” 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9 Sunday, June 10 and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at the AVO Playhouse, 303 Main Street, Vista. For tickets, call VISTIX at 760-724-2110 or online at wwwvistixonline.com.
New Village Arts presents the world premiere of “Brilliant Mistake,” running through Sunday, June 24 at New Village Arts Theatre, 2787 State Street, Carlsbad Village. Written and directed by Suzanne Bachner, the play is a comedy that celebrates love in all its forms. Tickets can be purchased at www.NewVillageArts.org or by calling 760-433-3245.
The Lyceum Theater presents “Respect: A Musical Journey of Women,” running through Sunday, June 24 at the Lyceum Theater, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego. Tickets are $42 to $57 and available at the Lyceum Theatre Box Office at 619-544-1000 or online at www.lyceumevents.org. Group discounts are available for 20 or more by calling 1-888-264-1788.
STAR Repertory Theatre’s Kids Theatre Academy presents Broadway’s modern classic, “Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Jr.” opening Thursday, May 31 and running through Sunday, June 3. Tickets are $9.50 and are available online. For tickets and more information visit www.STARrepertorytheatre.com.
The Escondido Art Association presents “May or May Not,” an open, juried exhibit of framed fine artworks by association members and other local and regional artists, through Saturday, June 2, at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information, 760-489-0338 or 760-741-3117 or www.escondidoartists.org.
A fine art exhibit celebrating “Summertime” will be on display at the Escondido Art Association’s Artists Gallery at 121 W. Grand Avenue from Wednesday, June 6 through Saturday, June 30. Ribbon awards for the best artworks will be presented during an Artists’ Reception to be held 5 – 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free. For more information, 760-489-0338 or 760-741-3117 or www.escondidoartists.org.
ArtHatch & Distinction present “It All Comes Rushing In,” featuring the art of Aaron Jasinski and Matt Linares, through Saturday, June 9 at ArtHatch & Distinction Gallery, 317 East Grand Avenue, Escondido. For more information, call 760-781-5779 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The La Jolla Art Association is featuring the talent of plein air artists in the San Diego area in their next show, “Under The Sky,” running through Sunday, June 3 at the La Jolla Art Gallery, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso in La Jolla, in La Jolla Shores. This is a juried show with awards including a $300 Best of Show. The La Jolla Art Gallery is open free to the public from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Anyone interested in a prospectus to enter the show or for more information about this show and other La Jolla Art Association events visit www.lajollaart.org.
The La Jolla Festival of the Arts is being held for the 26th year 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, June 23 and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, June 24 on University of California San Diego’s Warren Field. The artists will display watercolor, sculpture, fine jewelry, glass, photography and more. The Festival is produced by the Torrey Pines Kiwanis Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds to support adaptive sports and recreation programs for San Diegans with disabilities. Tickets can be purchased online through June 22 for $12; at the door tickets cost $14; children aged 16 years and under are free. For more information or to purchase advance tickets, visit www.LaJollaArtFestival.org.
The North San Diego Farmers Market is held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Sunday, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, 12655 Sunset Drive in Escondido. For more information, visit www.NSDCFM.com.
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at MCAS Miramar has its Bell 214ST Iraqi “Super Huey” helicopter on display. Also on display is the Sikorsky HRS.
Another feature is a single-seat flight simulator, which gives members of the public a 20-minute “flight” for $15.
The museum is open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Call 858-693-1723 or visit www.flyingleathernecks.org for more information.
The 17th Annual “Wings Over Gillespie” 2012 Air Show is being held 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 at the Gillespie Air Field in El Cajon. The air show will celebrate the “Marine Corps Aviation Centennial” and feature the famous WWII B-17 “Sentimental Journey” and B-25 “Made in the Shade” bombers, F4F Wildcat, F6F Hellcat, F8F Bearcat, TBF Avenger, F4U Corsair, P-51D Mustang, A6M Zero and many more “Flying Museums.” Also on hand will be USN/USMC helicopters, many other rare aircraft on display plus Navy SEALs, special military and law enforcement vehicles and equipment, and much more. For more information, visit www.ag1caf.org.
The Ramona Community Center’s 7th Annual Rib Fest Fundraiser is being held 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at Ramona Outdoor Community Center Pavilion, 421 Aqua Lane, Ramona. The all-you-can-eat barbecue dinner will include slow-roasted baby back ribs, potato salad, corn cobettes and coffee, tea or lemonade. The fundraiser, which benefits the Ramona Nutrition Center, is $15 for adults. A $2 children’s lunch consisting of hot dogs and chips will be available. Also offered will be bake sale items and raffles. Tickets are for sale in advance at the Ramona Community Center or at the pavilion on the day of the event. For information, call 760-789-0440.
The Gem Faire returns to San Diego Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24 at the Scottish Rite Event Center. Hours are noon – 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7, valid for the entire weekend. For more information, visit www.gemfaire.com or contact Gem Faire, Inc. at 760-390-3599 or email@example.com.
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