Top events in San Diego this weekend include the San Diego Beer Fest, Carlsbad Marathon and Half, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade.
Chris and Alex van den Hoef are on a roll. Last year, the Toronto and L.A.-based brothers dropped a single with Steve Aoki and 2 Chainz, released the 6-song Beautiful Disaster EP, and then followed it with another, the 10-song Blood of My Blood. The latter found the pair working with NERVO, GTA, Belly, Cisco Adler and more.
@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
The Australian producer and DJ released a slew of singles last year: Doin’ It/Fantastic with Little By Little, Crunch, Handle It (feat. Divoli S’vere), and most recently, Paradise (feat. San Mei).
@ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
1.12-13: Poway Winter Festival
Reminding everyone that the season isn’t over just because the holidays are, this weekend-long winter wonderland gives guests a chance to go sledding, build a snowman, roast marshmallows and skate around a rink.
Poway Community Park, Poway, poway.org
1.12-14: Bill Bellamy
“They not looking for black people. The government know what we do. They let us on the planes ’cause they know we could never be terrorists. Black people ain’t gonna blow up nothin’. They know what we do. They profile us. They know we will rob you, we will shoot you, we will cut you, but we will never blow you up. ’Cause you gotta be on time to f**k with bombs.” — Bill Bellamy on Back to My Roots
@ American Comedy Co., americancomedyco.com
1.12-14: Ian Bagg
“Every show I do, at least one person hates me. Once it was a guy in a wheelchair. He hated me so much, he stood up and walked out of the room.” — Ian Bagg at the Improv
@ The Comedy Store, lajolla.thecomedystore.com
1.13: 7th Annual San Diego Beer Fest
Knock back samples of more than 150 beers from 70 local and international brewers, then soak up those suds with grub from S.D.’s best food trucks during this day of drinking, eating and live music.
Liberty Station, Point Loma, sandiegobeerfest.com
TNT is Technoboy (aka Italian DJ Cristiano Giusberti) and Tuneboy (fellow Bologna-based hardstyle producer Antonio Doná). The pair released the 3-song Yeah! EP and Tritolo single last year.
@ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
1.13: San Diego Multicultural Festival
Immerse yourself in San Diego’s rich cultural diversity at this free waterfront festival showcasing international art and entertainment from Asian, Afro-Cuban and Native American cultures, among many others.
Ruocco Park, Downtown, sdmulticultural.com
1.13-14: San Diego Travel & Adventure Show
Discover your next vacation destination during two days of travel-centric seminars featuring live cooking demonstrations, international song and dance performances and even camel rides right in the Convention Center.
San Diego Convention Center,downtown, travelshows.com/shows/san-diego
1.14: 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
One of the country’s largest celebrations in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., this parade is filled with drill teams, dazzling floats and high school bands, among other organizations.
Embarcadero, downtown, alpha-zsl.org
It’s a special DJ set from New York house DJ Dan Griffith as part of MLK weekend. The USC alum and classically trained pianist paired with Colorado-based DJ Illenium on the single Feel Good (feat. Daya) last year, as well as two of his own - Love In Ruins (feat. Sinéad Harnett) and Nobody Compares to You (Feat. Katie Pearlman).
@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
1.14: Carlsbad Marathon & Half
This out-and-back coastal course marks the first race in the 2018 Half Marathon Triple Crown Series and features bands, a beer garden and a fitness expo at the finish line festival.
The Shoppes at Carlsbad, Carlsbad, carlsbadmarathon.com
1.14: MasterChef Latino Premiere Watch Party
From MasterChef winner to MasterChef judge, San Diego native Claudia Sandoval will be joined by chef/judge Benito Molina (Restaurant Manzanilla in Baja) to watch the premeire episode of MasterChef Latino that will also include a meet and greet and various giveaways.
El Chingon, downtown, evensi.us/masterchef-latino-premiere-chingon/239049571
1.14-21: Farm to Fork San Diego
More than 20 restaurants and bars will participate in the annual event that celebrates a commitment to sourcing local ingredients.
Various locations throughout San Diego County, farmtoforksd.com
Gulls Home Games
1.13 vs Tucson Roadrunners
Sockers Home Games
1.12 vs Tacoma Stars
1.12: The Commuter, The Post, Paddington 2, Proud Mary
Biography | Drama
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Alison Brie
In theatres Jan. 12
The first woman publisher of a major U.S. newspaper works with her editor to expose a massive government cover-up that leads all the way to the White House.