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Hear from four of the most successful local companies during San Diego Magazine’s event, including bites, sips, and live entertainment.
Music Box, 6 p.m.; $55.
The National Book Award–winning biographer discusses her time in Paris with literary giants Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir.
The Loft at UCSD, 7:30 p.m.; $10.
See the opening of the latest exhibit at the SDSU downtown gallery, highlighting 50 years of art activism in the Chicano/a/x community.
SDSU Downtown Gallery, 5 p.m.; Free.
Enjoy a special collaboration dinner featuring libations from Wild Turkey and Anderson Valley Brewing Company.
Bull & Bourbon Steakhouse, 6:30 p.m.; $65-75.
Three days of films, shorts and documentaries by California American Indian and indigenous filmmakers.
Pechanga Resort & Casino; Free-$10 (through February 22).
The Paul Slade Smith play offers nonpartisan political humor and biting satire.
North Coast Repertory Theatre, 8 p.m.; $41-46 (through March 15).
Sixteen local artists team up with scientists and technologists from major research institutions for an experimental, innovative art show.
San Diego Art Institute, noon; $5 (through May 3).
This new comedy at The Old Globe follows the Greek god Dionysus disguised as a modern-day gardener, on a secret quest to seduce some New Jersey housewives.
The Old Globe, 8 p.m.; $66-78 (through March 8).
A story of unlicensed cab drivers in 1970s Pittsburgh who fight to save their business in a gentrifying neighborhood. The show’s run kicks off with In Conversation with actor/director Ruben-Santiago Hudson.
The Old Globe; $30-94 (through February 23).
The work of two celebrated Latin American photographers appears in this new exhibit.
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (through March 15).
MoPA’s newest exhibit is all about crystallizing the moments within movement.
Museum of Photographic Arts (through January 2021).
Admire paintings of bunnies, butterflies, and tropical birds.
Madison Gallery, Free (through March 20).
The country superstar promises to bring down the house.
Viejas Arena, 7 p.m.; $25-100.
Comedian Mike Epps headlines this showcase, along with Sommore, Gary Owen, Lavell Crawford, and Mark Curry.
Pechanga Arena, 8 p.m.; $64-130.
The comic and star of classic comedies like Tommy Boy returns to San Diego. Read our interview with the former SNL star.
Balboa Theatre, 8 p.m.; $36-77.
An art exhibit presented in partnership with the San Diego Refugee Tutoring Program, spotlighting refugee students in San Diego.
You Belong Here, 6 p.m.; Free.
Flash your beads at the downtown block party, with food and drink stations at each stop.
Sign of the Whale, 1 p.m.; $15-25.
Circus performers, live DJ, dancing, drinks and more at this Alice in Wonderland-themed variety show.
Observatory North Park, 7 p.m.; $35-75.
Peruse this marketplace of hemp and CBD wellness products, featuring vendors hand-selected by female focused cannabis and hemp education platform, Svn Space.
One Paseo, 10 a.m.; Free.
Enjoy birthday shakes, dirrty fries, a meet-and-greet with chef Richard Blais, furry friends from Rancho Coastal Humane Society and, of course, fried chicken.
Crack Shack Encinitas, 11 a.m.; Free.
A night of queer comedy including stand-up, improv, readings and more.
Finest City Improv, 7 p.m.; $12.
Singer/songwriter Yola has a mesmerizing voice that brings both ache and sweetness to her blend of country and blues music.
Music Box, 7 p.m.; $22-54.
Live music and activism come together at this show to rally against the storage of nuclear waste near San Onofre State Beach.
Belly Up, 6 p.m.; Free.
Celebrate Fat Tuesday at this bar crawl, complete with party buses for festive transport.
Hillcrest (various venues), 6 p.m.; $10-15.
Tacos and ballot talk ahead of the California Primary.
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, 6 p.m.; Free.
An ongoing poetry discussion series that spotlights African-American poets.
Coronado Public Library, 11 a.m.; Free.
Over 30 dramas, comedies, documentaries, and more, held at various venues over 11 days.
Various venues, ticket prices vary per event (through February 23).
What’s more romantic than a gondola ride with your sweetheart? If you’re curious, find out more in our On the Job feature with a Gondolier from 2019.
The Gondola Company, noon; $165-295 (through February 16).
The gothic country band celebrates their 20th anniversary on tour.
Belly Up Tavern, 8 p.m.; $25.
Musicians in San Diego and South Korea perform a special concert together, with an overall theme addressing climate change. Read more about the show in this week’s The Setlist.
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater, 7:30 p.m.; Free.
See the SD Loyal season kits, get to know the Team 1 roster, and of course enjoy some Stone beers.
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Beer Gardens – Liberty Station, 6:45 p.m.; Free.
I dunno, guys, this might be the Washington Generals’ night.
Pechanga Arena, 7 p.m.; $25-131 (also February 23).
Take your date out for some champagne, bites and jazz. Find more ideas in our Valentine’s Day guide.
The Abbey on Fifth Avenue, 8 p.m.; $130 per couple.
Join a special Valentine’s Day art workshop and learn to make a Mexican folk art-inspired and heart-shaped tin milagro pin.
New Children’s Museum, 11 a.m.; Free-$15.50.
The Brothers Grimm fairy tale is given a new interpretation in this English-sung opera, featuring giant puppets. Find out more about those puppets in our recent article.
Civic Theatre, 7:30 p.m.; $25-225 (through February 16).
The latest exhibit at the Central Public Library debuts, featuring works on San Diego’s Civic Art Collection in dialogue with those of contemporary artists.
San Diego Central Public Library, noon; Free.
A second weekend of monster truck mania.
PETCO Park, 7 p.m.; $15-100.
OK, it’s technically not Valentine’s Day, but you just might fall in love with a doggo up for adoption at this Second Chance Dog Rescue benefit party.
Bub’s at the Ballpark, 10 a.m.; Free.
The ongoing literature series showcases readings from Kiik Araki-Kawaguchi and Mimi Lok.
Verbatim Books, 8 p.m.; Free.
The Canadian singer/songwriter is back and town for a special evening of music.
Civic Theatre, 8 p.m.; $36-116.
Take part in a floral design workshop—with cocktails!
Fairweather, 5 p.m.; Free.
A modern-day Peter Pan story, this new musical promises to dazzle with dynamic choreography and aerial acrobatics.
La Jolla Playhouse, 7:30 p.m.; $25-97 (through March 29).
The country/Americana singer/songwriter comes to San Diego County with his acoustic band.
California Center for the Arts, 7:30 p.m.; $50-79.