arts & entertainment
Out and About
Published Thursday, 30-Sep-2010 in issue 1188
The National Comedy Theatre is San Diego’s nationally acclaimed improv comedy show. Now in its 11th season, the National Comedy Theatre is San Diego’s longest running theatrical event. Based completely on audience suggestions, the talented cast of the NCT create a 100 minute performance entirely without a script. Similar in style to “Whose Line is it Anyway?” each show is unique. The show is hysterically funny, fast moving and appropriate for all audiences. The Improv Show is at 7:00 p.m. Tickets $12-$15. For more information call (619) 295-4999
Don’t hold back! Get off work and hang out at Flicks for Saturday night is Wet Underwear Contest night! $100 first prize. Sign-ups begin at 10:00 p.m. Shot specials and awesome videos.TREASURE CHEST presented by HARDLINE. 5 key winners will get the opportunity to win a $50 Bar Tab, and possibly other prizes, before the contest. One of the 5 keys is a winner Flicks,! 1017 University Ave., San Diego 619.297.2056
SPIN Nightclub and Gracie present “Wig-Out: Wear Your Wackiest Wig” Enjoy the sounds of DJ/Producer Alexander plus Marcel, a dazzeling hip hop lazer show and bottle service for your special occasion. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget Saturday October 9, “Bear Spin” with DJ Shane Stiel. Check out this sizzling bear night because bear season has gone after-hours! SPIN Nightclub is located at 2028 Hancock Street San Diego, CA (619) 294-9590 www.spinnightclub.com.
Sextet at the Diversionary Theatre is an exploration of gay male desire...set to music! What do Walt Whitman, the rapture, and a gay bath house all have in common? Sextet sheds light on various aspects of gay desire: for community, for power, for acceptance, for family, for sex and for love. Opening Friday 8pm, Sunday 2pm, Monday 7:30pm. Tickets: Premium reserved seating-$39; general admission-$29. For more information visit email@example.com
Weekly Bridge Game meets every Monday at The Center, noon to 3pm, in Group Room 2. Newcomers welcome! For more information contact Abby Schwartz firstname.lastname@example.org at the Center, 3909 Centre Street, San Diego 619-692-2077
Welcome to Arroyo’s. Saturday, September 25 - Sunday, October 31
at the Sheryl & Harvey White Theatre, Old Globe.
2010 Pulitzer Prize-finalist Kristoffer Diaz’s Welcome to Arroyo’s is a heartwarming story about a brother and sister finding their respective places in the world after the death of their mother. Alejandro is desperate to make Arroyo’s the hottest lounge in New York to honor the memory of his mother, while Molly’s desire to make her “mark” as a talented graffiti artist is at odds with her new infatuation with a rookie cop. Their struggle to move forward is made even more uncertain as they discover what might be a secret about their mother that could change the very foundation of their lives and, possibly, the history of hip hop music.
For more information contactl the box office, Tuesday-Sunday from 12:00 p.m.
(619) 23-GLOBE (234-5623) Fax: (619) 231-6752 Email: tickets@TheOldGlobe.org
Get rid of those midweek cobwebs by getting out on the trail for a while with After Work Off Road with Rainbow Cyclists. Actual rides will vary but may include Penasquitos, San Clemente Canyon or Mission Trails. Bring your light...it can get dark! The ride will last a couple of hours. Start time: 5:30pm. Call Bill 1-2 days ahead of time to get the ride and start point info. Bill Rountree (858)467-1090 email@example.com http://www.rainbowcyclists.org/
More than 6,000 elementary school students along with teachers, parents, volunteers and community leaders will hit the streets Wednesday, October 6 joining schools from around the world in celebrating International Walk to School Day. Activities will begin at 7 am with Third District City Councilmember Todd Gloria, School board president Shelia Jackson, and School Board Vice President Richard Barrera meet ing students and their families at the Southwest corner of Park De La Cruz at 38th and Landis Streets and walking with them to Cherokee Point Elementary school, 3735 38th Street San Diego, California 92105. The event is being organized by the City Heights Community Development Corporation (CHCDC) as a community-wide effort to promote pedestrian and driver safety and advocate for healthy foods, active living, pedestrian safety measures and neighborhood improvement.
“Under The Umbrella Girls” MTF Support/Discussion group for folks identifying as or exploring the male to female gender identification. This group is open to anyone looking for support and/or wishing to explore their Gender, and for their significant others, friends, family and allies.
The group meets the first Thursday of every month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Project S.T.A.R. located at 4040 30th Street in North Park. For more information contact Tracie O’Brien at Project S.T.A.R. firstname.lastname@example.org
Stop by and say hi to Orange County transplant Ruth E. VanKirk. Ruth went to the prestigious Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica and trained at the Vidal Sassoon in Beverly Hills. She specializes in precision hair cuts, colors, highlights, lowlights, relaxers, and creative hair. She doesn’t use clippers so the shape is more precise and grows out better. Visit Ruth at The Hairem 1454 University (next to Gossip Grill) Call 714-234-6569