The City: Top to BottomLatest Issue, The City: Top to Bottom Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
thursday, nov. 23
An unforgettable profile of Richard Turner, the famous card magician, who stuns audiences on a global scale despite the fact he is completely blind. This is an in-depth look at a complex character who is one of magic’s greatest hidden treasures.
Digital Gym Cinema, 2921 El Cajon Blvd. in North Park, 3:20 p.m., general admission $11, 619-230-1938, digitalgym.org
friday, nov. 24
Navarrete is one of the hardest working, relatively unknown American comedians today though he’s performed alongside notable national headliners such as George Lopez, DL Hughley and Paul Mooney among others. He plans to release a number of comedy albums on CD and DVDs under his label for fans to enjoy. The future gives him the chance to connect with a larger audience that is now finally getting the opportunity to experience the changing face of American stand-up comedy.
The American Comedy Company, 818B Sixth Ave. in San Diego, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., tickets $18, 619-795-3858, americancomedyco.com
saturday, nov. 25
Paperback Writer – The Beatles Experience
Paperback Writer – The Beatles Experience takes its audience on a trip through the musical years of the world’s most popular rock group of all time! Witness the spectacular sound and presentation re-creation of The Beatles.
Sycuan Casino, 5485 Casino Way in El Cajon, 8 p.m., tickets from $19, 1-800-2-SYCUAN, sycuan.com
sunday, nov. 26
A Christmas Carol
Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid) breathes new life into the moving tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, an irascible, cold-hearted grump who despises all things Christmas – that is, until he’s visited by three ghosts one fateful Christmas Eve. Watch as Scrooge, forced to face his selfish ways, finds the true meaning of love and gratitude. An enduring family classic!
Lawrence Welk Resorts Theatre, 8860 Lawrence Welk Dr. in Escondido, 1 p.m. , tickets $59, 888-802-7469, welkresorts.com/san-diego/theatre/
monday, nov. 27
Explore the Fleet’s classic collection of hands-on science exhibits, guaranteed to engage your mind and appeal to your senses. Located in the Fleet’s Main Gallery, these interactive science exhibits may surprise you with new discoveries about the world around you. Exhibits are designed for all ages and cover a variety of fundamental science principals, from light and perception to physics and engineering.
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado in Balboa Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., admission $16.95, 619-238-1233, rhfleet.org
tuesday, nov. 28
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
This whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book is back for its 20th incredible year. The family favorite features the songs “This Time of Year,” “Santa for a Day,” and “Fah Who Doraze,” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash.
Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, The Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park, 7 p.m., tickets from $36, 619-234-5623, theoldglobe.org
wednesday, nov. 29
SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical
Told through the dramatic lens of her final concert, SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical presents the complexities and conflicts the iconic songwriter and singer faced in her meteoric rise – and descent. Featuring three actresses in the title role and a score with more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You, Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation.
La Jolla Playhouse, Mandell Weiss Theatre, 2910 La Jolla Village Dr. in La Jolla, 7:30 p.m., tickets from $70, 858-550-1010, lajollaplayhouse.org
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