The City: Top to BottomLatest Issue, The City: Top to Bottom Thursday, August 17th, 2017
thursday, aug. 17
Formerly part of the R&B and hip-hop duo known as Kalin and Myles alongside Kalin White. The duo released the EP Chase Dreams in 2014 and separated in March 2016. Their top singles were “Love Robbery” and “Go To Work.”
House of Blues San Diego, 1055 Fifth Ave in San Diego, 7 p.m., tickets from $15, 619-299-2583, houseofblues.com/sandiego
friday, aug. 18
Hari Kondabolu is a Brooklyn-based comedian and writer hailed as “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today” (New York Times) and “the important new kind of everyman comic America needs.” (Chicago Reader). On TV, Hari has appeared on Comedy Central, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, John Oliver’s NY Standup Show, @midnight, The Nightly Show, Late Show with David Letterman and was also a writer and correspondent for the critically acclaimed Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.
The American Comedy Company, 818B Sixth Ave. in San Diego, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., tickets $16, 619-795-3858, americancomedyco.com
saturday, aug. 19
Ken Ludwig’s Robin Hood!
Comic genius Ken Ludwig, whose Baskerville brought Sherlock Holmes to the Globe, is back with a brand-new Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy about another icon: Robin Hood! Packed with thrills, romance, laughs, and great characters like Little John, Friar Tuck, and Maid Marian, Robin Hood! tells the timeless story of a hero of the people who takes on the powers that be.
Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, The Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park, 8 p.m., tickets from $92, 619-234-5623, theoldglobe.org
sunday, aug. 20
Boléro by the Bay
The ultimate classical pops experience: Associate Conductor Sameer Patel leads an exciting performance of Maurice Ravel’s famously seductive Boléro by the San Diego Symphony under the stars at beautiful Embarcadero Marina Park South! The concert will also feature music by Alberto Ginastera and Astor Piazzolla. The special guest is award-winning Argentine bandoneonist J.P. Jofre!
Embarcadero Marina Park South, 206 Marina Park Way in San Diego, 7:30 p.m., tickets from $23, 619-235-0804, sandiegosymphony.org
monday, aug, 21
Ryan Gosling (Driver) stars as a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. Though a loner by nature, Driver can’t help falling in love with his beautiful neighbor Irene (Carey Mulligan), a vulnerable young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband Standard (Oscar Isaac).
Digital Gym Cinema, 2921 El Cajon Blvd. in North Park, 2:35 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., general admission $11, 619-230-1938, digitalgym.org
tuesday, aug. 22
The Cerutti Mastodon Discovery
An Ice Age paleontological-turned-archaeological site in San Diego excavated by Museum staff preserves 130,000-year-old mastodon bones, molars and tusks that show evidence of modification by early humans. Analysis of these finds dramatically revises the timeline for when humans first reached the Americas.
San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado in Balboa Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., adult admission $19, 619-232-3821, sdnhm.org
wednesday, aug, 23
From his earliest recordings with Roxy Music at the beginning of the 1970s, Bryan Ferry has taken his place as one of the most iconic and innovative artists to emerge in popular music. Since 1973, Bryan Ferry’s career as a solo recording artist has run in parallel to his work with Roxy Music. His first solo album, ‘These Foolish Things’ would introduce what Ferry has described as his ‘ready-mades’ – cover versions of recordings by artists whom he admires, which he then interprets in his own style.
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Dr. in San Diego, 7:30 p.m., tickets $89, 800-745-3000, humphreysconcerts.com
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