The City: Top to BottomThe City: Top to Bottom Thursday, May 17th, 2012
thursday, may 17
Nobody Loves You
A funny and irreverent world premiere musical romantic comedy! Filled with tuneful pop songs, Nobody Loves You takes audiences on a hilarious behind-the-scenes ride through reality television and into real life. When Jeff, a philosophy grad student, joins a dating show to win back his ex, he breaks all the rules and tries to blow the game wide open … until he meets Jenny. In a world where every kiss is staged for the cameras, can two people find a real connection?
Sheryl & Harvey White Theatre, 1362 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park, 8 p.m., tickets from $29, 619-234-5623, theoldglobe.org.
friday, may 18
Best known as an original member and lead singer of the band Chicago,
Peter Cetera will sing favorites such as “Wishing You Were Here,” “Baby, What a Big Surprise” and the worldwide Number One hit, “If You Leave Me Now.” As a solo artist, Cetera has created his own string of hits including “Glory of Love,” “One Good Woman” and “You’re The Inspiration.” You’ll hear them all in this City Lights season finale!
Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B Street in San Diego, 8 p.m., tickets from $20, 619-235-0804, sandiegosymphony.org.
saturday, may 19
WoMan In The Mirror, A Dancer’s Journey
A one-woman show about the life of professional dancer and female to male Michael Jackson impersonator Devra Gregory. DEV as MJ takes you on a wild ride through her life as a professional dancer from ballet to burlesque to “Michael” while seeking spiritual truth. Devra Gregory, a local San Diego woman, began her career as a Michael Jackson impersonator after performing as a dancer for La Cage , the Las Vegas based female impersonator show. She has performed with the San Francisco Metropolitan Opera Ballet and San Francisco Dance Theater.
10th Avenue Theatre, 930 10th Ave. in San Diego, 8 p.m., tickets $20, 800-838-3006, 10thavenuetheatre.com.
sunday, may 20
North Park Festival of Arts
Come sing, dance and revel in the streets alongside 35,000 people in the historic North Park neighborhood at the 16th annual North Park Festival of Arts . This festival has grown into a local tradition. Come to the Craft Beer Block and experience 12 four ounce samples from San Diego’s favorite breweries for $30 in advance or $35 on the day, complete with a commemorative glass.
North Park Main Street, University Avenue at 30th Street in San Diego, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., free, northparkfestivalofarts.com.
monday, may 21
A cheese-lovers dream! Get to know cheese with this complete Cheese 101 course:
A little history, how it’s made, what to pair, ways to serve, how to store and much more! Taste generous samples of all styles of cheese and ask many questions in a fun and intimate setting. Bring your own wine or beer and discover the absolute perfect pairing. Enjoy a 10 percent discount off any in-store purchases the night of the class!
Venissimo Cheese, 871 G Street in San Diego, 6:30-8 p.m., tickets $50, 619-358-908, venissimo.com.
tuesday, may 22
Morrissey with supporting act Kristeen Young
Iconic English singer and lyricist, Morrissey rose to prominence in the 1980s as the lyricist and vocalist of the band The Smiths. Widely regarded as an important innovator in indie music, Morrissey has been described by music magazine NME as “one of the most influential artists ever.”
Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd. in San Diego, 8 p.m., tickets from $29.50, 619-224-4171, valleyviewcasinocenter.com.
wednesday, may 23
Dirty Blonde follows Jo, an aspiring actress, who admires Mae West for her determination to beat the odds. On her annual pilgrimage to West’s gravesite, Jo bumps into Charlie, a film librarian and Mae West devotee who met his aging idol at her Hollywood apartment as a teenager. These two shy fans end up finding their own self-confidence and even romance in their shared love of this entertainment icon.
Cygnet Old Town Theatre, 4040 Twiggs Street in San Diego, 7:30 p.m., tickets $34, 619-337-1525, cygnettheatre.com.
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