Great Skates

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Now in its 22nd year, the Smucker’s Stars on Ice tour, “Live and in Color,” glides into the San Diego Sports Arena Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Popular music, dramatic lighting, glittering costumes, cutting-edge choreography and state-of-theart technology set the stage for perform ances by ice skating’s most celebrated. Olympic silver medalist Sasha Cohen (pictured) headlines a cast of Olympic and world champions, including Ilia Kulik, Todd Eldredge, Yuka Sato, Michael Weiss, Kyoko Ina, John Zimmerman and Jennifer Robinson. Also appearing: world pair champions and two-time Olympic bronze medalists Xue Shen and Hongbo Zhao, along with twotime world silver medalists and five-time Canadian National Ice Dance Champions Marie-France Dubreil and Patrice Lauzon. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket is donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at the Sports Arena box office (3350 Sports Arena Blvd.), Ticketmaster centers, at ticketmaster.com or 619-220-TIXS (8497).
——JULIA BEESON POLLORENO


This month in Agenda:

Best Bets:

Museum Month arrives; Kuumba Fest celebrates African-American history; and Lyric Opera San Diego launches H.M.S. Pinafore.
BY JULIA BEESON POLLORENO & PHYLLIS DEBLANCHE

Stage:

Get to know Esther Emery, one of our town’s top directors.

BY DON BRAUNAGEL

Sight:

The San Diego Museum of Art spotlights a defining work of the 19th-century Hudson River School movement.

BY MARCIA MANNA

Calendar:

Great skates at the Sports Arena; global theater at San Diego State University; and the science of “stuff” at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.

AGENDA EDITOR: JULIA BEESON POLLORENO | EDITED BY PHYLLIS DEBLANCHE

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