1. Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. ‘Tis the luck of the Irish for San Diego when the 31st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off in Balboa Park on Saturday, March 12, 2011. The parade theme is “Irish Culture.” An Irish festival with traditional dancers, music, a beer garden and Celtic village follows […]
1. All month long, 40 museums throughout San Diego are 50% off during San Diego Museum Month! From the San Diego Air & Space Museum to the Oceanside Museum of Art, you can definitely get your culture on. Be sure to pick up your pass at any Macy’s in San Diego County. It’s a great […]
For one week, the Asian Film Festival takes over the Mission Valley UltraStar Cinemas at Hazard Center. It’s a highly anticipated event each year and I am really excited about seeing some of the films. There will be over 100 film premiers from twenty countries. Visitors can meet the filmmakers and actors, attend panels, as […]
When we visit Coronado it’s like being dropped into a small town. You can ride your bike anywhere, and the island has everything a visitor could need. And now, it will have even more. Re-opening March 2011 is the Village Theatre located on Orange Avenue. Closed for a decade, the theatre will finally receive its […]
The 27th Annual Hillcrest Cityfest Aug. 8 in Hillcrest This FREE event celebrates community spirit with music, arts and crafts, a celebratory lantern parade and rededication of the Hillcrest neighborhood sign. Event futures will include a Grand Stage, massive open air beer garden, a kid’s carnival, mechanical bull, dunk tank and more. The event takes […]
For those of us who didn’t score tickets to see Kathy Griffin at the San Diego Civic Center this weekend (tear), here’s a list of other weekend happenings to keep us occupied: Yes!! This Saturday and Sunday is the Adams Avenue Street Fair, California’s largest free music festival and one of my favorite annual events. Set […]
The Hotel del Coronado is throwing a birthday party for Some Like It Hot, the best American comedy ever. (That’s not my opinion on the flick, the American Film Institute says so.) The movie debuted 50 years ago, forever linking the grand dame San Diego hotel with Hollywood’s blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe. On Sept. 18-19, […]
So far this summer, plenty of classics have been screened around town, and the fun continues during the “Classics of Comedy” movie series showing at Birch North Park Theatre, right here in my neck of the woods.
You might see Comic-Con banners back up at the Convention Center as well as what looks like a large Comic-Con crowd on the street today. Don’t panic! You didn’t travel through one ofDr. Strange’s spacetime portals to last month’s Comic-Con; it’s just a movie set.
Warm ocean temperatures, coastal highs in the mid-70’s and crowds back in school make fall one of the best times to visit San Diego’s beaches and world-famous family attractions. But, in my opinion, an even more exciting reason to visit in fall are all the cool events celebrating the cultures and people who make up San Diego. It’s […]