The City: Top to BottomEntertainment News, Latest Issue, Section 4A, The City: Top to Bottom Thursday, October 26th, 2017
thursday, oct. 26
Issues are an Atlanta, Georgia metalcore band formed by former Woe, Is Me members Tyler Carter, Michael Bohn, and brothers Cory and Ben Ferris. A genre-blurring mix of metalcore, R&B-tinged pop and Linkin Park-esque nu-metal DJ breaks, Issues debuted in the Top Ten of the Billboard 100. An acoustic EP, Diamond Dreams, was released later that year, featuring their 2013 stand-alone single, “Hooligans.” (allmusic.com)
House of Blues San Diego, 1055 Fifth Ave. in San Diego, 7 p.m., tickets from $20, 619-299-2583, houseofblues.com/sandiego
friday, oct 27
Since taking fourth place on Last Comic Standing’s eighth season, Joe Machi has been busy touring the United States as a headlining stand-up comedian. He has performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and has become a regular on Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld on Fox News. Joe also won the 2013 NY Comedy Festival’s Funniest Comedian Competition, and the 2010 NY Underground Comedy Festival’s Emerging Comics Competition.
The American Comedy Company, 818B Sixth Ave. in San Diego, 8 p.m., tickets $18, 619-795-3858, americancomedyco.com
saturday, oct 28
On Golden Pond
Based on the movie starring both Henry and Jane Fonda, Norman is a grouch with an estranged daughter named Chelsea. Nevertheless, Norman and his wife agree to take care of Billy, the son of Chelsea’s new boyfriend, and an unexpected relationship blossoms.
Lawrence Welk Resorts Theatre, 8860 Lawrence Welk Dr. in Escondido, 1 p.m. and 8 p.m., tickets $51, 888-802-7469, welkresorts.com/san-diego/theatre/
sunday, oct. 29
Keali‘i was born and raised on Maui. In 1994 he independently produced and released a collection of Hawaiian traditional and contemporary songs and chants entitled “Kawaipunahele.” His subsequent music releases, “Lei Hali`a” (1995), “E O Mai” (1997), “Melelana” (1999), and “Ke‘alaokamaile (2003) have cemented his place in the Hawaiian music industry. All told, he has been awarded 19 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, and his consistent placement in Billboard Magazine’s World Music and Heatseeker Charts has garnered him international attention.
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Dr. in San Diego, 7:30 p.m., tickets $55, 800-745-3000, humphreysconcerts.com
monday, oct. 30
Death Laid an Egg
Digital Gym Cinema continues with its Halloween season with another classic horror movie. A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and Gabriella (the very beautiful secretary). Marco continues to kill as jealousy becomes more prevalent on the farm.
Digital Gym Cinema, 2921 El Cajon Blvd. in North Park, 9 p.m., general admission $11, 619-230-1938, digitalgym.org
tuesday, oct. 31
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park
As you walk the mile-long Trail, spine-tingling sights and sounds will leave you trembling. Located in San Diego’s world famous Balboa Park, The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park you will never forget. Enter the mile long Trail through the twisted grove of pines and gnarled oaks. Visitors watch your back, you’ll never know which way the terror will hit you.
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park, Corner of Balboa Drive and Juniper in Balboa Park, 6:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m., tickets from $25, 619-696-7227, hauntedtrail.net
wednesday, nov. 1
Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck’s classic drama novella-turned play Of Mice and Men hit the boards in 1937 electrifying the audience at the Music Box Theatre. Eighty years later, the story of these two iconic figures Lenny and George continues to be part of our country’s collective imagination – a tale of friendship in a world of solitude that is sustained by illusory dreams. This is must-see theater you cannot afford to miss.
North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr. in Solana Beach, 7 p.m., tickets $52, 858-481-1055, northcoastrep.org
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