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Weekend Preview: Films, Art, And Brews

Above: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, and William Holden star in Billy Wilder's "Sabrina" at Cinema Under the Stars this weekend.

Aired 9/20/12 on KPBS Midday Edition.

We'll talk about ways to enjoy the end of summer.

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Fall starts this weekend...and forecasters say it will still be warm in San Diego, but not too warm to take a walk along the bay, enjoy a Blues Festival, or take in a Movie under the stars. There are good thing’s happening outdoors and indoors this weekend in San Diego.

KidWalk at ArtWalk on the Bay
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Above: KidWalk at ArtWalk on the Bay

September is Arts Month in San Diego, one of the many events available to us this month is this weekend's ArtWalk on the Bay, happening this Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Park. This will be a great outdoor event that will appeal to all ages, even kid’s can partake at the KidWalk section of this huge art event.

Cinema Under the Stars in Mission Hills continues its season, at least through the next month, with the classic film Sabrina. This is one of the best venues in town to see a movie, it will be a perfect way to enjoy the last of San Diego’s summer season and the beginning of the fall season. Sabrina plays this Thursday through Sunday. Door’s open at 6, film’s begin at 8.

Another fun outdoor event this weekend is the San Diego Blues Festival it’s this Saturday from 11am to 8pm at the Embarcadero Marina Park North. They have a great line-up this year and each admission provides 30 meals for hungry San Diegans.

Otto Dix, Lion Cannoneer, Oil on paper, 1914.

Above: Otto Dix, Lion Cannoneer, Oil on paper, 1914.

The San Diego Museum of Art has an ongoing film series, First Friday Films, but they’ll be combining film and art on a daily basis with their German Expressionism exhibit, The Human Beast. Films shown on selected days will be on a continuous loop; M (1931)| Mondays and Fridays, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) | Tuesdays and Saturdays, Nosferatu(1922) | Thursdays and Sundays

Beer taster mug.
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Above: Beer taster mug.

For craft beer and music lovers the San Diego Festival of Beer is this Friday in downtown San Diego, at Columbia and B street, from 6pm until 11pm. This will be their 18th annual festival and they’ll be offering more than 60 breweries. Live music featuring Len Rainey & the Midnight Players, Night Shift, 5 Miles High, Rifftide will be on hand to compliment your brews and some good food is promised, too.

Another great way to see some film classics is at the Reading Cinemas 40 foot film series. This program has been so popular, that it has been a continuing series. This week’s classics are the Treasure of the Sierra Madre, showing tonight at 7:00 at the Reading Cinema's Town Square and The Producers, showing at 7 pm on Saturday and Tuesday at the Reading Cinema's Gaslamp.

Whatever you choose to do this weekend - Enjoy!

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