Calendar: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Arts

BOLD: The Art of DNA Barcoding

This interactive exhibition of tropical biodiversity art, science and technology features innovative Seattle artist Joseph Rossano's biodiversity scuplture series inspired and accompanied by acclaimed tropical ecologist Dr. Daniel H. Janzen's caterpillar and butterfly photographs from Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (ACG), Costa Rica.
Arts

Pete 'n Keely

The year is 1968, and it's been a thrilling week rehearsing at the NBC studios for the live telecast of the "Pete and Keely Reunion Special." They're America's Singin' Sweethearts and no matter what you may have read in the tabloids, Pete 'n Keely are getting along just fine. This Off-Broadway hit is packed with classic favorites like "Besame Mucho," "Secret Love" and "Fever" as well as great new songs. Featuring San Diego favorites Eileen Bowman and Phil Johnson, "Pete 'n Keely" is a warmhearted and hilarious return to a special time in America's history.
Arts

Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye

The Bulest Eye tells the story of one year in the life of a young black girl on 1940s Ohio. Eleven year old Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved by her family and schoolmates. Left to fend for herself, she blames her dark skin and prays for blue eyes, sure that love will follow. The Bluest Eye paints a portrait of the legacy of racism on a young girl's psyche. Call for times.
Arts

23rd Annual Jewish Film Festival

The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture presents the 23rd annual Jewish Film Festival! The Festival offers outstanding world cinema that promotes awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people to attendees of the community at large. Festival programs aim to educate and illuminate through evocative, independent fiction and documentary films that portray the Jewish experience from current to historic global perspectives. Also at these locations: Edwards San Marcos Stadium 18, Reading Cinemas Town Square 14, The City of Carlsbad Library (Dove Library) The festival ends on Feb. 17th. Visit website for times and prices.
Entertainment

Daily Whale Watching Cruises in San Diego

Get ready for big adventures with Birch Aquarium at Scripps naturalists as we venture out for twice-daily cruises to locate gray whales on their round-trip migration from the Bering Sea to Baja’s breeding grounds. Get an up-close look at these amazing animals aboard vessels from Flagship Cruises & Events. Learn about gray whale baleen, barnacles and prey from aquarium naturalists during this memorable whale-watching experience, leaving daily from San Diego Bay. Don’t forget warm clothing and binoculars. Daily tours: 9:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. & 1:30-5 p.m. with Flagship Cruises & Events
Entertainment

GREAT BALLS OF FIRE! Comets, Asteroids, Meteors!

West Coast debut of a new exhibition! The threat of a catastrophic impact from an asteroid or comet is a staple of popular culture. If there was a dinosaur-killer in Earth’s past, will humankind suffer the same fate? What are the chances and how do we assess the risks? For that matter, what are asteroids, comets and meteorites, and where do they come from? Have you ever wondered about the origins of comets, asteroids and meteors? Or what they can tell us about Earth? GREAT BALLS OF FIRE! Comets, Asteroids, Meteors explores recent discoveries and cutting-edge science relating to these mysterious space rocks through hands-on activities, computer-based interactives, meteorite specimens, scale models and Asteroid Encounter, an immersive audio-visual experience!
Technology7:00a

Offshoring, Nearsourcing or Reshoring

Using TCO Analysis to Make The Best Decision. This lively presentation covers just about every angle of nearsourcing: •How are supply chain dynamics, labor costs and fuel costs changing the status quo? •Is my competition reshoring to Mexico? And why? •What lessons can I learn from real world practitioners? •What do most executives miss when analyzing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)? •Real world examples of success stories •The pro’s and con’s of manufacturing in San Diego •Hidden cost and risk factors Hear from a standout panel of active practioneers.
Real Estate7:30a

Leadership Series Breakfast – Members Only – What’s Your Value Add?

Now, more than ever, clients and employers are looking for what value you, as an individual or you, as a firm, add to their business. How do you craft that value-add message and communicate it in a way that resonates so you can advance to the next level at your firm or be considered for a panel discussion?
Arts10:00a

Double Visions: Contemporary Collaborative Artists

A Sculpture Exhibition featuring artists who work together and influence each other artistically. The artists chosen for this exhibition, work in a wide range of three-dimensional media. Artist opening Feb. 7th, 6-8pm.
Arts12:00p

Capturing the Wonder of Women

Come see the museum's first juried show in its new Gallery Space at Liberty Station. The show will have UCSD's Li Huai as art curator and Robert Pincus as juror. More than 150 local and regional artists submitted work for this show, and 48 pieces representing "The Wonder of Women" have been selected to make up this compelling exhibition to run through February 2013. Opening reception is Dec. 7 at 6 p.m.
Business12:00p

Online Marketing Summit & Expo

The Online Marketing Summit (OMS) Conference & Expo kicks into full gear tomorrow! Come join us and 1,000 other industry professionals at the San Diego Convention Center Tuesday and Wednesday this week and hear from industry leaders, meet with digital marketing providers, attend sessions across 8 digital marketing tracks and network at special receptions.
Technology5:00p

The Craft and Technology of Microbrews in San Diego

Join us to learn how San Diego's leading authorities in the craft and business of beer have met these challenges head (pun intended) on and how they're using technology in a wide variety of applications. All this and beer too! (New location and free parking, walking directional signs and volunteers will help guide you)
Arts6:00p

Joyce M. Corum

Presenting Juried and Awarded Artwork from Outstanding Artists of the Region. Featured artist, Joyce M. Corum, "Translitteration." Opening reception free to SDAI members. Exhibition runs from Jan. 25th through Feb. 24, 2013.
Business6:00p

Navigating a Major Career Change

Join us to hear from veteran local San Diego NBC news anchor Susan Taylor on how she found the motivation to embrace a major career change after 25+ years in the television industry. Susan will sit alongside her colleague, friend and greatest mentor Howard Putnam, former CEO of Southwest Airlines and curent leadership speaker to have a candid conversation on how he played a major role in "planting the seed" that resulted in Susan trading in the anchor desk for a position in health care. For event information, please contact Emily Wilson at emily@athenasd.org or by phone at 858-481-0710.

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