The City: Top to BottomThe City: Top to Bottom Thursday, July 26th, 2012
thursday, july 26
Fiddler on the Roof
Relive a glorious tradition with the Tony Award-winning musical set in 1905 in a small Jewish village in Russia telling the story of dairyman Tevye and his attempts to preserve his family’s traditions in a changing world.
Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista, 8 p.m., tickets from $22, 760-724-2110, moonlightstage.com
friday, july 27
Free-spirited, fearless and fierce, Sheryl Crow has garnered nine Grammys, released seven studio albums which sold more than 35 million records worldwide, saw the launch of her very own clothing line, Bootheel Trading Co., is a cancer survivor and passionate humanitarian. From humble beginnings as a jingle and back-up singer, Crow has reached the pinnacle of professional solo success.
Humphrey’s Concerts by the bay, 2241 Shelter Island Drive in San Diego, 7:30 p.m., tickets from $85, 800-745-3000, humphreysconcerts.com
saturday, july 28
Wild Child – a tribute to the Doors
Love the Doors? Wild Child return to the Anthology stage to deliver an incredible live Doors tribute concert, that’s so convincing, you’d think you were listening to Jim Morrison himself. From their look to their sound and even their spot-on rock star personas, Wild Child’s 20 years of experience in the Los Angeles music scene shines through in every performance.
Anthology, 1337 India Street in San Diego, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., tickets from $10, 619-595-0300, anthologysd.com
sunday, july 29
Arrival, performing the music of Abba
Arrival from Sweden, is the world’s greatest Abba tribute band, featuring Abba’s original musicians. Founded in 1995, the production has sold out tours in more than 35 nations and is the closest you will get to seeing Abba!
The Grand Del Mar, 5300 Grand Del Mar Court in San Diego, 7 p.m., general admission $65, 855-272-2756, thegranddelmar.com
monday, july 30
An evening with Carlo Curley
The 25th anniversary Summer International Organ Festival continues with Carlo Curley, dubbed by the press The Pavarotti of the Organ. Curley, celebrating his 40th year of classical organ performance, is one of the world’s foremost concert organists. Born into a musical family in North Carolina in 1952, he attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and coached privately with renowned pedagogues Arthur Poister and Robert Elmore. Ultimately, he studied with two of the world’s greatest organists: America’s legendary Virgil Fox and Great Britain’s Sir George Thalben-Ball.
Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Pan American Road East in Balboa Park, 7:30 p.m., free, 619-702-8138, sosorgan.org
tuesday, july 31
God of Carnage
The Tony Award-winning comedy sensation about parents behaving badly! Alan and Annette meet with Michael and Veronica over their sons’ playground squabble, and what starts as a civil discussion between concerned parents quickly morphs into a laugh-out-loud evening of chaos that The New Yorker called, “Ninety minutes of sustained mayhem.” Contains strong language.
The Old Globe, Sheryl & Harvey White Theatre, 1362 Old Globe Way, in Balboa Park, 7 p.m., tickets from $29, 619-234-5623, theoldglobe.org
wednesday, aug. 1
Under Alien Seas
An artists’ conception of life beyond our planet. Informed by his interest in bioluminescence, the possibility of life on other planets and underwater scientific expeditions, William Leslie, created a unique series of light sculptures. Installed on the ceiling of the Oceanside Museum of Art lobby, these organic light sculptures mimic the fantastical creatures that live underwater.
Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way in Oceanside, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., general admission $8, 760-435-3720, oma-online.org
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