Things to Do This Weekend | San Diego Weekend Events Roundup 2.3.12

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The Fresh Beat Band
Feb. 4. The preschool musical sitcom phenomenon comes alive on stage for one night only. Marina, Kiki, Twist and Shout are the Fresh Beats – four music-loving friends in a band who sing and dance non-stop. From the moment they wake up, everything that the Fresh Beats do is infused with musical fun. All songs embody an upbeat, contemporary format with the preschool-friendly lyrics that the whole family will enjoy. Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego. 619.570.1100. 

mute-math-4th-and-bMute Math
Feb. 3. A VH1 “You Oughta Know” artist, Mute Math’s new album Odd Soul is the band’s third studio release and its first self-produced effort, primarily written and recorded at singer Paul Meany’s New Orleans home. With a variety of sounds across the 13-track album, Odd Soul showcases how much the band has grown over the past few years. 4th and B, 345 B Street, San Diego. 619.231.4343.


Feb. 5. Watch the big game at Seau’s and enjoy sushi at happy hour prices all day. Owned and operated by arguably the greatest defensive Charger ever and featuring 60 high definition flat screen TV’s and a huge 12 x 14 foot projection screen, Seau’s is a natural fit for football. Seau’s, in the Mission Valley Shopping Center, 640 Camino Del Rio N #1376, San Diego. 619.291.7328.


VAVi Super Party
Feb. 5. Typhoon Saloon will be packed for the annual VAVi Super Party. Watch the game with your closest friends and make some new ones throughout the day. Enter the raffle with tons of great prizes and the Touchdown Super Bowl Dance Contest. No matter which team you root for, this is sure to be a hot spot for the Super Bowl. Typhoon Saloon, 1165 Garnet Avenue, San Diego. 858.373.3474.

Born to be Wild
Ongoing. Academy-Award winner Morgan Freeman narrates this inspiring story of love and dedication. The film follows the lives of orphaned orangutans and elephants from birth to their re-entry into the wild. Born To Be Wild is a heartwarming adventure that will transport moviegoers around the world into the lush rainforests of Borneo with a world-renowned primatologist and across the rugged Kenyan savannah with a celebrated elephant authority. Witness these teams save endangered species one life at a time as they rescue, rehabilitate and return these incredible animals back to the wild. Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, Balboa Park. 619.238.1233.

fly-me-to-the-moon-air-and-Fly Me to the Moon

Ongoing. Get ready for a fully immersive space odyssey – Fly Me to the Moon puts you smack dab in the middle of a thrilling ride to outerspace. Team up with three teenaged flies and sneak on board the legendary Apollo 11 for a mind-blowing experience that fully engages your senses. Grab on to your seat as the rocket boosters blast you off into space then enjoy an eye-popping view of Earth as you float among the twinkling stars. Fly Me to the Moon plays in the new 3D/4D Zable Theater, the first of its kind in Balboa Park. 3D/4D Zable Theatre at the San Diego Air and Space Museum, 2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego. 619.234.8291.

Through Feb. 5. Salome’s disturbing obsession with John the Baptist drives her to make a shocking request – the head of the Prophet as a reward for performing the sensuous Dance of the Seven Veils. Based on Oscar Wilde’s dramatic adaptation of the biblical story of Salome and her lecherous stepfather, the dysfunctional and dangerous court of King Herod in Salome is brought to life through Richard Strauss’s seductive music. San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave. 619.570.1100.

behanding-in-spokane-cygnetA Behanding in Spokane

Through Feb 19. A hilarious dark comedy from Martin McDonagh, the award winning playwright behind In Bruges and The Lieutenant of Inishmore, A Behanding in Spokane begins exactly where the title leads you. From there, take a man searching for his missing hand, two con artists out to make a few hundred bucks, an overly curious hotel clerk and the rest is up for grabs. Contains violence and strong language. Cygnet Theatre, 4040 Twiggs Street, San Diego. 619.337.1525.

dividing-the-estate-old-gloDividing the Estate
Through Feb. 19. Pulitzer Prize winner Horton Foote’s knowing comedy about family, money, power and greed is making its west coast premiere. Living in Texas and ruled by octogenarian matriarch Stella, a family must confront their past as they prepare for an uncertain future when their fortune begins to diminish. Starring Horton Foote Jr. and Hallie Foote, this production of their father’s final play is a true family affair. The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego. 619.234.5623.

the-Recommendation-old-globThe Recommendation
Through Feb. 26. Aaron is smart, privileged and liked by everyone. Iskinder, his college roommate, is modest, unconnected and comes from a middle-class immigrant family. Soon the best of friends, Aaron takes Iskinder under his wing, sharing his world of favors and fortune. But the safe haven of college only lasts so long and once in the real world, Aaron is thrust into a terrifying situation without his familiar safety net. As the tables turn and he is forced to rely on an accused felon’s connections to keep him safe, both Aaron and Iskinder have to rethink the meaning of friendship and where loyalty has its limits. The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego. 619.234.5623.




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