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San Diego’s Top Weekend Events: From Germany To Latin America

Work by Mexican artist Alejandra Phelts will be on view at the 2017 Latin Ame...

Above: Work by Mexican artist Alejandra Phelts will be on view at the 2017 Latin American Art Festival.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Germany to Latin America

GUEST:

Nina Garin, editor/producer, KPBS/Arts Calendar

Transcript

This weekend's events take you around the world and then to the bedroom.

Latin American Art Festival

Visual Arts

This two-day festival brings visual artists from all over Mexico and South America. Explore and purchase art from Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Guatemala and many cities in Mexico and the United States.

Along with visual arts, the outdoor festival will also have a Latin Cuisine Showcase with a variety of food booths, plus a Baja beer and wine garden, an entertainment stage and more.

Details: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Barrack 16, Arts District Liberty Station, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Point Loma. Free; additional information.

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"Bedrooms and Boyfriends 2"

Theater

This collection of short plays (for adults-only audiences) are all set in a bedroom. It features the premieres of three new works by Samantha Ginn, Jonathan Hammond and Michael Mizerany.

Mizerany's "My Life As a Sitcom" confronts sitcom tropes; Hammond's "Delivery" is about a mysterious pizza delivery man; and Ginn's "Pigs In a Blanket" deals with a connection made with a sexy singing telegram.

Details: 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. on Sunday. Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Blvd., University Heights. $20 to $25; buy tickets.

Photo credit: Courtesy of La Jolla Music Society

German singer Max Raabe in this undated photo.

Max Raabe and Palast Orchester

Music

Max Raabe & Palast Orchester returns to San Diego with another show full of class and 1920s-era music.

Together with Raabe's 12-piece orchestra, he channels the spirit and decadence of the German Weimar with dancers, vintage sounds and fancy clothes.

The musician is also known for adding his signature style to pop songs, including Britney Spears' "Oops! ... I Did It Again."

Details: 8 p.m. on Friday. Balboa Theatre, 868 4th Ave., downtown. $25 to $75; find tickets.

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