San Diego’s Top Weekend Events: Super Bowl Alternatives
Friday, February 2, 2018
Credit: Courtesy of San Diego Musical Theatre
San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Super Bowl Alternatives
Nina Garin, editor/producer, KPBS/Arts Calendar
It’s Super Bowl weekend, but what if you're not watching the game? Here are some options for other activities happening Sunday.
"The Full Monty"
The Tony Award-winning show follows six unemployed steelworkers who are desperately trying to support their families. One of them gets an idea for a bold way to make some quick cash.
Details: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Horton Grand Theatre, 444 Fourth Ave., downtown. $30 to $70; find tickets to "The Full Monty."
White Box Live Jazz
White Box Live Jazz is a weekly series that brings together jazz musicians and choreographers.
Every Sunday in February there will be a performance by popular local jazz musicians and dancers from San Diego Dance Theater. The evening features cabaret seating with table service for food and drinks from The Lot.
- Feb. 4: Curtis Taylor Quartet with choreography by Desiree Cuizon Fejeran
- Feb. 11: Steve Baker Trio with Rachel Drexler and Jose Molina Serrano with choreography by Jean Isaacs
- Feb. 18: Gypsy Swing Cats with choreography by Matt Carney
- Feb. 25: Christopher Hollyday and his Bee-Bop Quartet with choreography by Anne Gehman
Details: 5 p.m. Sundays in February. White Box Theater, 2590 Truxton Road, Liberty Station. $15 to $30; find tickets to White Box Live Jazz.
Chinese New Year Festival
Celebrate the Year of the Dog at this small Chinese New Year celebration in Balboa Park.
There free event features Kung-Fu demonstrations, dragon and lion dances, calligraphy and crafts and a variety of cultural performances.
You'll also find dumplings, egg rolls and steamed buns for sale.
Details: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. International Cottages, Balboa Park. Free; find additional information about the Chinese New Year Festival.
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