Calendar: Thursday, February 14, 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

Carlos Vega

New York City-dwelling, Spanish-born sculptor Carlos Vega alters large-scale, malleable metal plates through engraving and deep cuts. Vibrant fields of oil paint, stamps and collaged material reveal themselves beneath the geometric patterns and designs that undulate across the surfaces of his carved lead panels, hinting at the traditional latticed screens found in his native Melilla, Spain.
Arts

Charley's Aunt

This is the world-famous 120-year-old farce that has moved millions to tears of laughter. It is 1892. College students Jack Chesney, violently in love with Kitty Verdun, and Charley, equally enamored of Amy Spettigue, invite the young ladies to their rooms for luncheon — in order to meet Charley’s wealthy aunt from Brazil ("where the nuts come from"). But alas, the millionaire aunt sends word that she will have to defer her visit for a few days. What is to be done? The ladies must be properly chaperoned — but they are soon to leave for Scotland. The problem is solved by coaxing young Lord Babberley, another Oxford mate, to don the old lady's costume he is to wear in a college play. Pretending to be Charley’s aunt, he is introduced to the sweethearts, to Jack’s father, and to Stephen Spettigue (Amy's uncle and Kitty's guardian). The sweethearts hug and kiss Charley’s dear old aunt and the two older men pursue her affections. Then the real aunt turns up, she is surprised to find someone impersonating her, and assumes another name. Comic confusion results.
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

Ruthless! The Musical

What would you do for the role of a lifetime? In the case of Tina Denmark, an adorable 8-year-old with a consuming drive for stardom, the real question is: “What wouldn't you do?” Ambition runs amok in "Ruthless! The Musical." This outrageous musical hit is a hysterical send-up of the entertainment business. You’ll laugh, cry and be on the edge of your seat from the suspenseful start to a truly unforgettable finish.
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.
Arts

Into The Light

This solo exhibition of watercolors by celebrated North County Artist, Duance R. Light who made Escondido his home. Into the Light will feature works acclaimed throughout the US ranging from near-photorealistic to more expressive and gestural, encompassing scenes from the Escondido Valley and beyond.
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!
Business8:30a

MAKING CALIFORNIA THRIVE

Please plan to attend this bipartisan conversation on manufacturing and the economy in the Golden State. Senator Wyland and Assembly member Atkins will welcome summit participants. Event participants will evaluate which of the proposed policy strategies are top priorities and then determine how to advance them. Panelist presentations followed by work sessions will highlight the day. We will collaboratively develop a unified position on how to create jobs and economic growth in California. We will then bring that unified position to political leaders for implementation.
Business8:30a

Manufacturing in the Golden State

Senator mark Wyland and Assembly member Toni Atkins, in partnership with the Coalition for a Prosperous America, regional businesses and associations. This discussion will cover the problems and solutions to California jobs and manufacturing growth and fixing the U.S. economy.
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.
Arts10:00a

Into The Light

The exhibition features paintings of local Escondido architecture and scenes of the San Diego Bay, as well as images of boats and trains which were the artist's specialty. Praised for his contributions to the local art scene, Duane R. Light embraced his adopted community. He serves as the President of the Board of Directors for both Watercolor West and the San Diego Watercolor Society. He also served on the Board of Directors of several organizations including the La Jolla Art Association, the San Diego Art Institute, Rancho Bernardo Art Association and the Big Bear Art Association, among others.
Construction11:00a

Small Business Contracting with Veterans Affairs

During this webinar, participants will learn about: the VA's construction budget and why it is likely to remain untouched by any congressional spending cuts; the Center for Veterans Enterprises (CVE) verification process and how to avoid the pitfalls; how to challenge a CVE denial and examples of how this is done; status protests at the U.S. Small Business Administration and Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization; and potential false claims liability.
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.
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.
Technology7:00p

Kernel-Panic Linux User Group (KPLUG) Meeting

General Meeting The General Meeting is 2nd Thursday of the month. Linux Lab/Installfest is Saturday following the General meeting. Since space has become more challenging to reserve our location has been changing. Our web site should be considered authoritative for meeting information. See www.kernel-panic.org for monthly information.

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