San Diego: This Weekend (March 22-25)
Top events in town this weekend include the Mustache Bash, comedian Jim Jefferies, the Bankers Hill Art & Craft Beer Festival and Morgan Page at Omnia.
3.22-24: Greg Proops
“I think women are strong. I think women have to do a lot of things men can’t do. In fact, women have to have ugly guys’ babies. Thank you for laughing. I told that joke in Cleveland, and wow.” — Greg Proops on Gotham Comedy Live
@ American Comedy Co., americancomedyco.com
3.22-24: Cirque du Soleil’s Crystal
San Diego will get some brreathtaking entertainment when high-flying acrobatics take to the ice. — Stacy Marquez
3500 Sports Arena Blvd., Midway District, cirquedusoleil.com/crystal
3.23: Sixth Annual Bankers Hill Art & Craft Beer Festival
Local artists and Bankers Hill restaurants join forces at this two-level, 21+ event offering unlimited pours from more than a dozen nearby breweries. — Michael Benninger
The Abbey on Fifth Avenue, Bankers Hill, new.bankershillbusinessgroup.com
3.23: Morgan Page
The Vermont-born DJ, producer and two-time Grammy nominee released eight singles last year and appeared on the Breaking Borders EP with Sultan + Shepard and Gabriel Anada. Local connection: San Diego’s Greg Laswell appeared on Page’s 2012 full-length, In The Air. — Scott McDonald
@ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
Formerly a duo, this San Diego-born act is now a solo one. Alex Seaver, who now resides in L.A., appeared on the February-released single Don’t Give Up On Me from Illenium and Kill The Noise. — Scott McDonald
@ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
3.23-25: Vir Das
“It’s a good time to be Indian in the world. Not the best time to be brown, but if you’re gonna be brown, Indian is the best brown. Think about where all the other brown people on the planet come from. Indians, we are at the top of that food chain. Indians: We are the white people of brown people.” — Vir Das on Conan
@ The Comedy Store, thecomedystore.com/la-jolla
3.24: Jim Jefferies
“Now, I don’t know the plight of the attractive female. I don’t know the hell they go through on a daily basis. But I do know this: If someone drugged my drink, I would take it as a compliment. I’d be at the bar going, ‘I’m getting sleepy. Who likes me? Who is it?’” — Jim Jefferies on Freedumb
@ Spreckels Theatre, spreckels.net
3.24: Longship Brewery can release and fundraiser
This Sorrento Valley brewery is hopping on the aluminum train with its first ever can release. Brewed in collaboration with Global Conservation Force, the citrusy kölsch Wildlife Guardian will be avilable on tap and in limited edition 16-ounce 4-packs.
10320 Camino Santa Fe., Ste. C, Sorrento Valley, 858.246.7875, longshipbrewery.com
3.24: Old World Days of Taste Charity Tasting
Truly Fine Wine will hold an event where advanced sommelier, Molly Brooks, will present different wines from Europe. Truly Fine Wine will donate 10 percent of the proceeds to Days of Taste, a charity program through the American Institute of Food & Wine. — Stacy Marquez
Truly Fine Wine, 4060 Morena Blvd., Bay Ho, 858.270.9463, trulyfinewine.com
3.24: Women’s Wellness
Hotel Republic San Diego pays tribute to the fairer sex with a special celebration featuring yoga instructor (lead by an American Ninja Warrior contestant) and networking event bringing together female entrepreneurs.
Hotel Republic, 421 W. B St., downtown, hotelrepublicsd.com
3.24: The Magic of Adam Trent
Magician known for his “futuristic” brand of magic and illusions looks to excite San Diegans with innovative and high-tech performance. — Stacy Marquez
868 Fourth Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org
3.24: The Local’s 15th Anniversary
Turning 15 in the service industry is a milestone that deserves to be celebrated. Head downtown for an old school party that kicks off at 7 p.m. with 2 DJs, including DJ Scooter.
1065 Fourth Ave., downtown, thelocalsandiego.com
3.24: 11th Annual Mustache Bash
Celebrate that which separates the men from the boys at this facial-hair affair followed by an after-party aboard a private boat departing right from the pier. — Michael Benninger
Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, Marina District, mustachebash.com
3.24-25: 45th annual San Diego Crew Classic
Rowing teams from all over the country will converge on Mission Bay for a two-day regatta.
Crown Point Shores Park, Mission Bay, crewclassic.org
3.24-25: Open Hosue San Diego
Explore 84 architechtural sites around San Diego that include some of the newest on the city’s skyline, iconic historical buildings and Orchid design winners — all for free (some require advance reservations).
Various locations around San Diego, sdarchitecture.org/program/openhouse
3.25: John Mulaney
“(Marijuana legalization is) a good thing, but it’s also a really weird thing, because this is the first time I’ve ever seen a law change because the government is just like, ‘Ugh, fine.’” - John Mulaney on The Comeback Kid
@ Jacob’s Music Center’s Copley Symphony Hall, sandiegosymphony.org
3.25: Ladies Rock San Diego Showcase
After just 72 hours of intense rock camp learning to play an instrument, write a song and practice, the women participating in Ladies Rock San Diego will perform in front of a live audience.
Queen Bee’s, 3925 Ohio St. North Park, queenbeessd.com
3.23: Pacific Rim Uprising, Midnight Sun, Isle of the Dogs, Sherlock Gnomes
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