The City: Top to BottomLatest Issue, The City: Top to Bottom Thursday, June 1st, 2017
thursday, june 1
This show features up-and-coming break-out artists plus San Diego’s best comedians! Michael Blaustein is a touring headlining comedian that is currently on the Comedy Central on Campus Tour and The College Humor Tour. He has performed at over 200 colleges worldwide.
The American Comedy Company, 818B Sixth Ave. in San Diego, 8 p.m., tickets $10, 619-795-3858, americancomedyco.com
friday, june 2
One of SNL’s most talented alumni, comedian Dana Carvey reigned supreme during his six-season run creating some of the show’s most memorable characters, including “Church Lady”, “Garth” of Wayne & Garth fame, Grumpy Old Man and bodybuilding “Hans” of Hans & Franz notoriety. With his sharp, quicksilver characters and uncanny ability to exaggerate dead-on impersonations of the rich and famous from politicos George Bush and Ross Perot to entertainment’s Johnny Carson, Woody Allen and Regis Philbin.
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Dr. in San Diego, 7:30 p.m., tickets $67, 800-745-3000, humphreysconcerts.com
saturday, june 3
They’re Playing Our Song
In this romantic musical comedy, an established composer develops a relationship with a zany female lyricist. At work and at play, this winning couple’s professional and personal successes and difficulties lead to one hilarious scene after another. Based on the real-life relationship of Hamlisch and Sager, this is a musical not to be missed!
Lamplighters Community Theatre, 5915 Severin Drive in La Mesa, 8 p.m., tickets $23, 619-303-5092, lamplighterslamesa.com/
sunday, june 4
The Moody Blues
The British pioneers of art rock and progressive rock will bring the band’s Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary tour of its landmark album, Days of Future Passed, to Pala Casino Spa & Resort. That seminal album, which introduced mega hits, “Go Now,” “Nights In White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon” and “Question” launched the band’s international career that has seen them garner 18 platinum and gold discs and worldwide sales of 70 million albums. The band will perform all of its greatest hits and Days of Future Passed in its entirety
Starlight Theatre, Pala Casino Spa Resort, 11154 Hwy. 76 in Pala, 6:30 p.m., tickets from $65, 877-946-7252, palacasino.com/home/
monday, june 5
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Elvis Costello began his career as part of London’s pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk and new wave movement that emerged in the mid-to-late 1970s. Who can forget such classic hits as “Watching the Detectives”, “(I Don’t Want to Go to) Chelsea” and “Oliver’s Army.”
Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B Street in San Diego, 8 p.m., tickets from $36.95, for tickets call 619-235-0804 or visit ticketmaster
tuesday, june 6
From acclaimed visual artist Julian Rosefeldt, Manifesto features two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett in 13 distinct, must-see vignettes that incorporate timeless manifestos from 20th century art movements. From anchorwoman to homeless man, from Pop Art to Dogma 95, a chameleonic Blanchett gives a tour-de-force performance as she transforms herself like never before. Rosefeldt weaves together history’s most impassioned artistic statements in this stunning and contemporary call to action.
Digital Gym Cinema, 2921 El Cajon Blvd. in North Park, 1:20 p.m. and 5:40 p.m., general admission $11, 619-230-1938, digitalgym.org
wednesday, june 7
The San Diego Watercolor Society presents Paint Promenade, an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Craig Anderson. The exhibit runs through July 1 at their art gallery in The Arts District Liberty Station.
San Diego Water Color Society, Liberty Station, 2825 Dewey Rd #105 in San Diego, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., 619-876-4550, sdws.org
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