This weekend is all about the theater, with Mike Tyson telling the truth and Sean Connery in an outfit that cannot be unseen! Here are the top things to do this weekend in San Diego.
Mike Tyson Undisputed Truth directed by Spike Lee
Don’t miss this rare, personal look inside the life and mind of one of the most complicated men ever to wear the heavyweight crown. This riveting one man show goes beyond the headlines, behind the scenes and between the lines to deliver a must-see theatrical knockout!
Where: San Diego Civic Theatre – 1100 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
When: March 5, 2013
Time: 7:30 to 9:30 PM
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San Diego Latino Film Festival[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wc1YcrObb8]
San Diego’s proximity to Mexico makes it a natural venue for this prestigious 11-day film festival, now celebrating its 20th year, focusing on works by Latinos or about the Latino experience. More than 160 films and videos from across Latin America and the United States will be screened with many of the directors and actors in attendance.
Where: UltraStar Cinemas at Hazard Center – 7510 Hazard Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92108
When: March 7-17, 2013
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TrashTalk Theater Cosmic Double Feature
By blending the filmgoing experience and social media, TrashTalk Theater allows you to comment and critique films for all to see while not audibly disturbing the movie goers around you. This event marks TrashTalk Theater’s very first steps into documentary territory with a screening of Children of the Stars, a film by local San Diego filmmaker Bill Perrine, and John Boorman’s Zardoz. Remember to bring a laptop (recommended), tablet or smartphone to participate.
Where: Victory Theatre – 2558 Imperial Ave, San Diego, CA 92102
When: March 7, 2013
Time: 6:30 to 10:00 PM
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8th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
Celebrate spring and the Japanese tradition of hanami (enjoying the beauty of the cherry blossoms). More than 150 cherry blossom trees will be blooming in the new 9 acre expansion of the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park. There will also be cultural performances, food, a Sapporo beer garden, family friendly activities and unique gifts from local vendors.
Where: 2215 Pan American Way, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
When: March 9, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: Free with admission
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Board Shorts Surf Film Festival
The Board Shorts Film Festival is a festival of short surf films by international artists featuring women. Now in its 2nd year, the Board Shorts Film Festival is moving to a larger venue and will be an evening of live music, food, drink (beer provided by Green Flash Brewing) and great short films. Ashley Lloyd Thompson will be hosting and performing along with her band The Shapes.
Where: Bird’s Surf Shed – 1091 West Morena Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92110
When: March 9, 2013
Time: Starts at 6:30 PM
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