Calendar: Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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

Chicago, The Musical

Based in roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Roxie and another Merry Murderess Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the American Dream: fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.
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.
Arts

Time Stands Still

Widely hailed as one of the best new plays on Broadway, "Time Stands Still" is the story of James and Sarah, a journalist and a photographer, who have been together for nine years and share a passion for documenting the realities of war. But when injuries force them to return home to New York, the adventurous couple confronts the prospect of a more conventional life. An important new work about responsibility -- to ourselves, to our loved ones, to our community, and to our world.
Business

Weight of the Workplace...Promoting a Healthy Bottom Line

This forum is beign held to educate the business community on the facts surrounding workplace wellness and offer solutions and resources for employers, and employees, to use in incorporating wellness into their workplace. The program will feature a keynote speech by San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts as well as a distinguished panel. The panel will provide unique insight into the positive effects of wellness programs and explore how the San Diego business community can start, grow and/or improve upon their very own workplace wellness program. Additional information can be found at: http://chamber.sdncc.com/Events/details/weight-of-the-workplace-2834.
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!
Health

Weight of the Workplace...Promoting a Healthy Bottom Line

This forum is beign held to educate the business community on the facts surrounding workplace wellness and offer solutions and resources for employers, and employees, to use in incorporating wellness into their workplace. The program will feature a keynote speech by San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts as well as a distinguished panel. The panel will provide unique insight into the positive effects of wellness programs and explore how the San Diego business community can start, grow and/or improve upon their very own workplace wellness program. Additional information can be found at: http://chamber.sdncc.com/Events/details/weight-of-the-workplace-2834.
Construction2:00p

General Contractor Roundtable

Meet some of the top general contractors for a roundtable discussion to learn about current and future projects they are involved with; how you can become part of their team; and introduce your firm. Cocktail hour immediately following for further networking.

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