Weekend Preview: New Bacharach Musical, Holiday Shows, And Local Art Fairs
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Aired 12/8/11 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Jim Hebert, theater critic at the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Liz Bradshaw, curator at The Loft at UCSD.
There's a chill in the air, which means that the holidays are here. This weekend has something for everyone with a new Burt Bacharach musical, holiday theater shows, 91X's two-day music festival, and much more. Here are this weekend's highlights:
Holiday Theater Shows: "Festival of Christmas" runs through December 30 at Lamb’s Players Theatre in Coronado. "The Santaland Diaries" runs through December 24 at New Village Arts Theatre in Carlsbad. "Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!" runs through December 31 at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. "It’s A Wonderful Life" runs through December 31 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town.
Local Arts Events: Barrio Market’s Handmade Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair is open every Saturday and Sunday of this month through December 23 at The Roots Factory in Barrio Logan on Main Street between Beardsley Street and Crosby Street. Space 4 Art’s Holiday Show and Sale is this Saturday night Downtown on 15th Street between K Street and J Street.