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San Diego Events Calendar: February 2017

How to be busy and important this month


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February 9: Complexion Contemporary Ballet

February 1:

Enjoy 28 days of arts and culture at a discount rate during Macy’s Museum Month, which offers half-price admission to more than 40 museums throughout the county all month long.

February 2:

Witness the power of cinema to support justice for all during the Human Rights Watch Film Festival at the Museum of Photographic Arts (through February 6).

February 4:

Celebrate food, culture, knowledge, and community at the third annual San Diego Fermentation Festival, showcasing Southern California’s food and brews, at Waterfront Park.

Show your support for local theater at La Jolla Playhouse’s Come From Away fundraising gala.

Steve Martin returns to The Old Globe with his hit play Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a comedy about Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein sparring over art, science, and love in early 1900s Paris (through March 12).

February 5:

With music by Tchaikovsky and choreography by famed dancer Marius Petipa, the Stars of the Russian National Ballet bring the tale of Sleeping Beauty to life at Balboa Theatre.

Celebrate wine and south-of-the-border eats during the Brunch Wine Bazar, hosted at Rancho La Puerta, the award-winning wellness resort in Tecate (transport provided from Mission Bay).

February 9:

Founded by alumni of the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Complexion Contemporary Ballet fuses hip-hop, contemporary, and ballet styles into one performance at California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

Vocalist Charenée Wade pays tribute to musical greats like Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson through jazz, R&B, and vocal improv at The Loft at UCSD.

February 10:

Ham it up on the hard court with the Harlem Globetrotters at Valley View Casino Center (also on February 17).

February 11:

Raise a beer and toast to women’s health at the eighth annual Brewbies Craft Beer Festival at Bagby Beer Co. in Oceanside.

Cluck in the Year of the Rooster at the weekend Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair in downtown San Diego.

Sail the seven seas—or at least the San Diego Bay—with your significant other on the historic tall ship San Salvador at the Maritime Museum’s Sweetheart Sail (also February 12).

February 12:

See Special Agent Fox Mulder as you’ve never seen him before, when David Duchovny plays with his band at The Music Box in Little Italy.

Take in a happy hour showing of Breakfast at Tiffany’s on the silver screen at Cinema@the Balboa.

February 16:

Get your funny bone ready to Spend the Night with Billy Crystal at Copley Symphony Hall.

Heat up your winter’s eve with a Persian Nights–themed Culture & Cocktails soiree at the San Diego Museum of Art.

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February 17:

Prepare to be wowed by the world-renowned magic and comedy duo Penn & Teller at Harrah’s Resort Southern California.

February 18:

Cheers to craft beer during the San Diego Winter Brew Fest at the Hall of Champions.

Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley bring their hit web series about motherhood to Balboa Theatre with #IMomSoHard.

Laugh at the expense of Sir John Falstaff, the title character of Verdi’s comedy Falstaff at one of four performances by San Diego Opera.

February 21:

The three-day Writer’s Symposium by the Sea returns to Point Loma Nazarene University, featuring panels with celebrated authors like U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.

February 23:

A drama about one family’s attempt to recover a painful memory from the past, The Blameless debuts at The Old Globe (through March 26).

February 25:

Snack on the ultimate food and drink pairing during the Tater Tots and Beer Festival.

February 26:

Take in “the Vocal Wonder from Down Under,” otherwise known as The Ten Tenors, presenting their unique fusion of rock and opera at California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

Afghan singer Farhad Darya will take the Balboa Theatre stage for his first performance in San Diego.

February 28:

It’s a Fat Tuesday good time, San Diego style, at the Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras Masquerade Parade & Celebration.


Have an event we need to know about? Email events@sdmag.com.

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