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Culture Lust Weekend: NWEAMO, 'Stick Fly', and The Oscars


Mo'olelo Performing Arts Company's production of "Stick Fly" opens Feb. 24, and reminds us all that bringing a significant other home to meet the family can be complicated.

The horses are racing at New Village Arts with their production of Sam Shepard's 1993 film noir style play, "Simpatico," opening Tuesday, March 2.



Samara Golden shows surveillance cameras aren't just for department stores with work that explores the relationship between the self and media at UC San Diego's Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Thursday, Feb. 24.

Robert Downy Jr., Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jeanne Moreau, and Winona Ryder projected on 65-inch plasma monitors at the Timken Museum of Art's opening of Robert Wilson: Video Portraits

Friday, Feb. 25.

Those intrigued by both audio and visual arts can check out "steve roden: in between, a 20 year survey," a conversation with Roden and Guest Curator, Howard N. Fox at San Diego State University, Friday, Feb. 25.



If you like new music that is both electronic and avant gard, NWEAMO and Tribeca's New Music Festival, at Smith Recital Hall, may be your weekend outing of choice.

While the Middle East is in the media's crosshairs, twenty7 displays the musical side of the region, playing rock blended with Middle Eastern influences, Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Loft at UCSD.


Designers from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising revamp prom dresses in a live competition at Quality Social downtown this Thursday. Finished products go to high school girls who can't afford new dresses. Let's face it, these dresses will probably be cuter than the ones at the mall.

Academy Awards

End the weekend watching the 83rd Academy Awards Ceremony, Sunday Feb. 27. Whether you will be watching it in your sweats or all dolled up here is an Oscar party drink recipe to try.