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Jak Knight

thursday, aug. 3

Jak Knight

Originally from Seattle, Knight is an L.A.-based stand-up comic, writer and actor. He was named a 2014 Comedy Central Comic to Watch and a 2015 New Face at the Montreal JFL Festival. In television, Jak has performed on The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @Midnight, and Adam Devine’s House Party. On the road, he performed at the main stage of 2015’s Oddball Comedy Festival and has opened for various stand-ups including Joel McHale, Eric Andre, Moshe Kasher and Dave Chappelle.

The American Comedy Company, 818B Sixth Ave. in San Diego, 8 p.m., tickets $10, 619-795-3858, americancomedyco.com

Boz Scaggs

friday, aug. 4

Boz Scaggs

Singer/songwriter Boz Scaggs returns to San Diego, cool as a summer breeze. With hits such as “It’s Over,” “Lowdown,” “What Can I Say,” “Lido Shuffle,” “Harbor Lights” and (from the Urban Cowboy soundtrack) “Look What You’ve Done to Me,” a classy good time is guaranteed for all!

Embarcadero Marina Park South, 206 Marina Park Way in San Diego, 7:30 p.m., tickets from $24, 619-235-0804, sandiegosymphony.org

The Molly Ringwalds

saturday, aug. 5

Back to the ‘80s with The Molly Ringwalds

After a radical party in 2016, celebrate the ‘80s once again at House of Blues San Diego! The Molly Ringwalds are back to light up the stage. These wild blokes from England will be ready to rock all night long with classic covers of Madonna to Def Leppard. The Molly Ringwalds don’t just play the part – they bring the ’80s to life in a way that no other band can.

House of Blues San Diego, 1055 Fifth Ave in San Diego, 7 p.m., tickets from $20, 619-299-2583, houseofblues.com/sandiego

Much Ado About Nothing

sunday, aug. 6

Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare’s comic romance is set amidst the high spirits of a post-war house party. Don Pedro, Claudio, Benedick and all their troops, recently returned from deployment in Afghanistan, are able to relax and enjoy the company and hospitality of their friend Leonato, his daughter Hero and niece Beatrice. Driven along by a romance all the more charming for being unacknowledged, Much Ado About Nothing is a miracle of comic and dramatic suspense.

Coronado Playhouse, 1835 Strand Way in Coronado, 2 p.m., for tickets call 619-435-4856, coronadoplayhouse.com

Paul Hamy in The Ornithologist

monday, aug. 7

The Ornithologist

This enigmatic and surrealist survival story reimagines the legend of Saint Anthony of Padua through a queer lens, resulting in a mesmerizing and unforgettable experience directed by Portuguese provocateur João Pedro Rodrigues. Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on track.

Digital Gym Cinema, 2921 El Cajon Blvd. in North Park, 11 a.m., 3:20 p.m. and 7:40 p.m., general admission $11, 619-230-1938, digitalgym.org


tuesday, aug. 8

Diana Krall

Diana Krall’s new album celebrates a return to jazz and the Great American Songbook and reunites Diana with Grammy Award-winning producer Tommy LiPuma. Krall is the only jazz singer to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. To date, her albums have garnered five Grammy Awards, eight Juno Awards and have also earned nine gold, three platinum and seven multi-platinum albums.

Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Dr. in San Diego, 8 p.m., tickets $113.75, 800-745-3000, humphreysconcerts.com

Carole Feuerman: The Bathers

wednesday, aug. 9

Carole Feuerman: The Bathers

Carole Feuerman has been recognized as a groundbreaking and influential figure in the world of hyper realistic sculpture. Together with Duane Hanson and John De Andrea, Feuerman is one of the three artists that started the hyperrealist movement in the late ’70s by making life sculptures that portrayed their subjects precisely.

Madison Gallery, 1055 Wall Street, Suite 100 in La Jolla, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., free, 858-459-0836, madisongalleries.com/carole-feuerman

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