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San Diego: This Weekend (Aug. 17-20)

The weather has cooled down, but events around San Diego remain hot this weekend including The Comedy Get Down, Ferragosto and the 41st Annual World Bodysurfing Championships.

The weather has cooled down, but events around San Diego remain hot this weekend including The Comedy Get Down, Ferragosto and the 41st Annual World Bodysurfing Championships.

8.17 Kraak & Smaak 

Two names, three guys. The Dutch DJ/producer trio is made up of Oscar de Jong, Mark Kneppers and Wim Plug. The threesome released a remix companion album of their 2016 full-length, Juicy Fruit, at the end of June.  — Scott McDonald

Music Box, Little Italy,

Kraak & Smaak. (Courtesy photo)

8.17 Slushii 

Twenty-year-old L.A.-based DJ/producer Slushii (aka Julian Scanlan) has worked with Skrillex, Jauz, Marshmello and Ookay. He’s also released five singles already in 2017, as well as a remix of Ariana Grande’s Side to Side — Scott McDonald

OMNIA San Diego, downtown,

Slushii. (Courtesy photo)

8.18 The Comedy Get Down (Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D. L. Hughley and George Lopez)

“I’m going to say something that not a lot of people will say right now: white lives matter. Let me explain. Who’s going to make meth? Who’s going to turn the carnival rides off? Who’s gonna go to Whole Foods? Not us!” — George Lopez on Showtime at the Apollo

Valley View Casino Center, Sports Arena,

Cedric the Entertainer

8.18 Flux Pavilion 

Flux Pavillion (aka Josh Steele) is a British DJ/producer who has played Coachella, Glastonbury, Reading and EDC Vegas. In February, Steele released a two-song single: Pull The Trigger featuring Cammie Robinson and Cut Me Out featuring Turin Breaks. Six-song remix EPs were released for each song in June.  — Scott McDonald


Flux Pavilion. (Courtesy photo)

8.18 Markus Schulz 

The German-born/Miami-based trance DJ is the host of the Global DJ Broadcast weekly radio show and the founder of Coldharbour Recordings. Schulz has released a few singles in 2017, including Mota-Mota featuring Dakota & Koen Groeneveld and Running Up That Hill featuring Bev Wild.  — Scott McDonald

OMNIA San Diego, downtown,

Markus Schulz. (Catalin Muntean)

8.18-19: 5th Annual Latin Food Fest

Raising awareness (and funds) for the fight against hunger, this vibrant street food party hosts talented cooks and culinarians providing demos and tastings for those who live for Latin food.  — Michael Benninger

Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Blvd, downtown,

The Latin Food Fest features a Grande Tasting and culinary demonstrations from local Latin restaurants and chefs. (Courtesy photo)

8.18-19 Steve Trevino

“Women are very expensive creatures. You single men in here, listen to me: You see a woman with highlights? Run. That bitch is expensive. God didn’t put stripes in her head; a gay man did. And that sh*t costs money.” — Steve Trevino at The Improv

The Comedy Store, La Jolla,

Steve Trevino. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

8.18-20 Hari Kondabolu

“America can’t tell the difference between a ‘Muslim’ & a ‘terrorist,’ but expects us to differentiate between a ‘latte’ & a ‘flat white?’ ” — Hari Kondabolu on Twitter

American Comedy Co., downtown,

Hari Kondabolu. (Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Turner)

8.19: Ferragosto 2017

Italian for Mid-August, this year’s Ferragosto will have a Wild West theme that includes live music, line dancing and a mechanical bull contest — all in support of the neighborhood’s three major nonprofits.  — Michael Benninger

Amici Park: 1660 Union St., Little Italy,

Ferragosto. (Courtesy photo)

8.19 Saturday Morning Salsa

Learn to salsa from professional dance instructor and Salsa World Champion Carlos Jaimes Noriega during Saturday Morning Salsa, while beats from DJ Melao ignite feelings of passion on the dance floor.

Copley Plaza, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center outside The Old Globe in Balboa Park

Salsa in the morning. (iStock)

8.19 Feed Me 

DJ Jon Gooch, aka British electro house/dubstep producer Feed Me, first performed under the moniker Spor. His latest EP, Feed Me’s Existential Crisis, was released in May and features a new collaboration with Kill the Noise and Anjulie titled Crazy Maybe — Scott McDonald

Bassmnt, downtown,

Feed Me. (Courtesy photo)

8.19 One Love Movement’s 6th annual Charity Yoga

Peace, love and flow for charity during this sixth annual event. Enjoy live music, yoga and a wine and beer garden afterward. All proceeds support San Diego nonprofits including Refugee Tutoring.

Waterfront Park, downtown,

One Love Movement’s 6th annual Charity Yoga. (Courtesy photo)

8.19: TVG Pacific Classic

Pick a pony to finish first during the 27th running of this 1¼-mile race that awards the winning horse a $1 million purse. — Michael Benninger

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar,

Jockey Rafael Bejarano, who won his third straight Del Mar riding title in 2014, has won four of the past seven jockey crowns. (K.C. Alfred/Union-Tribune)

8.19 MoPA screening of Blue Moon and film forum

Movie goers will get to choose two different orders to view the 1997 Taiwanese film Blue Moon, which director Ko I-Chen designed, shot and released in five reels.

Museum of Photographic Arts, Balboa Park,

A screening of Blue Moon will take place at MoPA at Balboa Park. (Courtesy of Pacific Arts Movement)

8.19: Starlight Food & Wine Festival

Enjoy offerings from 50 top-notch wineries from around the world, while pairing sips with small bites and swaying to the tunes of a ’70s soft-rock tribute band.  — Michael Benninger

Pala Casino: 11154 CA-76, Pala,

The first year of Pala Casino Spa & Resort’s Starlight Food & Wine Festival was an instant hit, thanks in part to dishes like the smoked Muscovy duck breast from the restaurant Cave. (Courtesy photo)

8.19: Chula Vista Harborfest

Cast your vote for the tastiest tacos and most spectacular spirits during this event featuring interactive activities, three stages of live performances and unlimited samples from chefs and wine merchants.  — Michael Benninger

Bayside Park: 999 Bayside Pkwy., Chula Vista,

At HarborFest, you can enjoy unlimited tacos during the Tacos, Spirits & Craft Beer Revolution. (Courtesy photo)

8.19-20: 41st Annual World Bodysurfing Championships

Witness hundreds of bodysurfers from around the world compete for trophies and prizes, with men’s and women’s grand champions announced Sunday afternoon.  — Michael Benninger

Oceanside Pier: The Strand North, Oceanside,

Adam Leste competes in the 35-44 age group of the World Body Surfing Championships Saturday at the Oceanside Municipal Pier. Some 330 body surfers competed in 107 heats in age groups starting at 12 years old to the masters group which was aged 65 and over. The competition was held both Saturday and Sunday. photo by Bill Wechter

8.20: 40th Annual America’s Finest City Half Marathon

Run your butt off on this scenic course that commences at Cabrillo National Monument and continues along the Big Bay and Harbor Island before passing the Star of India and concluding at the Balboa Park finish line.  — Michael Benninger

Cabrillo National Monument: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, Point Loma,

Runners make their way through Balboa Park near the end of the America’s Finest City Half Marathon in 2015. (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune)

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