San Diego Weekend Events Friday November 15 to Sunday November 17, 2013

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san-diego-asian-film-festivalWhat: San Diego Asian Film Festival

When: Friday November 15, to Saturday 16, 2013

Where: Mission Valley Digiplex, San Diego

Description:  One of USA Today’s “10 Ten Reasons to Visit San Diego” is back! The 14th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival started November 7, 2013 and is set to excite San Diegans with its diverse line-up of 130 films from 15 countries. This year,bigger is definitely better with the additions of more films and locations including UCSD, North Park, Del Mar, and Encinitas. The Digiplex Mission Valley (7510 Hazard Center Drive #100, San Diego, CA 92108) is still home to the majority of our films and will be filled with patrons, filmmakers, and celebrities!


San Diego-Chargers-vs-Miami-DolphinsWhat: San Diego Chargers vs Miami Dolphins 

When: Sunday November 17, 2013

Where: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego

Description: Cheering for your San Diego Chargers while sitting on your couch won’t help them start and finish the 2013 season strong. Let your chargers hear you roar as you pep them up live at Qualcomm Stadium or as they battle their AFC rivals outside their home turf.

Get your 2013 San Diego Chargers tickets while they are hot! Get guaranteed great seats at the lowest prices!


Alesso-at-petco-parkWhat: Alesso at Petco Park

When: Friday November 15, 2013

Where: Petco Park, San Diego

Description: Life is full of decisions that either make or break us. In the grand scheme of things, selling his motorized scooter for his first studio set up may well have been the best move Alessandro Lindblad – a Stockholm born youngster of Italian ancestry – ever made. Now a regular at some of the world’s largest festivals and collaborating with producers such as Sebastian Ingrosso, Calvin Harris and One Republic, Alesso continues to bring uplifting moments to the forefront of global dance music. om his debut single ‘Nillionaire’ and breaking through with the dark and energized ‘Raise Your Head’, Alesso has had successive Beatport chart toppers. His discography is one to be desired, with ‘Calling’ alongside Sebastian Ingrosso, ‘Years’ ft Matthew Koma, the 2013 Summer anthem ‘If I lose Myself’ a One Republic remix to his latest collaboration with Calvin Harris ft Theo Hurts – ‘Under Control’. Prices may vary by venue.

Cost: $26+

ugly-sweater-cruise-party-san-diegoWhat: Ugly Sweater Party Cruise

When: Friday November 15, 2013

Where: Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego

Description: Join us for the Ugly Sweater Party Cruise on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. aboard the Williams D. Evans sternwheeler. We have 2 DJ’s, 2 bars, 2 dance floors, one rooftop deck, and it will be one good time.

Cost: $10




The-Art-of-PhotographyWhat: The Art of Photography

When: Friday November 15, 2013

Where: San Diego Art Institute, Museum of the Living Artist, Balboa Park

Description:  The ninth annual Art of Photography Show, an international competition and exhibition of photographic art, will debut the top 201 photographs at their Opening Reception Gala and Awards Ceremony. The opening reception is expected to attract over 1,500 people, including artists and collectors from around the world. Finalists were selected from almost 13,000 entries from 85 countries. This year’s judge, Julia Dolan, Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum, brings a refined and qualified eye to the jury process. Art connoisseurs recognize this is an unequaled opportunity to view such compelling photographs chosen by a world-class curator. Please join us for this unique opportunity to view these pieces and meet many of the artists from 29 countries.

Cost: Free 

skulls-San-Diego-Natural-History-MuseumWhat: Skulls at San Diego Natural History Museum

When: Friday November 15, 2013

Where: San Diego Natural History Museum

Description:  We’ve looked into our research collections and found nearly 200 of our weirdest, wildest, and all-around most fascinating skulls. Rarely on display, the skulls featured are research specimens of animals from around the world—mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, ranging from the big and spectacular (a rhinoceros, a big-horned sheep, a giraffe) to the miniature (California’s own tiny Western Black-headed Snake).

Cost: Free-$17



Las-Vegas-NationalWhat: Las Vegas National Horse Show

When: Friday November 15, 2013

Where: Del Mar Horse Park, San Diego 

Description: Blenheim EquiSports, an equestrian event management company based in San Juan Capistrano, CA, produces over thirty events per year in three locations: San Juan Capistrano, Del Mar and Las Vegas, NV. The events include 18 USEF “A” or “AA” rated hunter-jumper shows featuring several World Cup Qualifying Grand Prix, USHJA International High Performance Hunter Challenges, Pony Finals, Medal Finals and more.

Cost: Free

Friday-Morning-Lecture-san-diegoWhat: Friday Morning Lecture & Tour Series: Remarkable Re-Visions

When: Friday November 15, 2013

Where: The San Diego Museum of Art

Description: The technical study, cleaning, and restoration of paintings – most of which is undertaken with the Balboa Art Conservation Center – is one element of Art Historian John Marciari’s work on a catalogue of the Museum’s Italian, Spanish, and French Paintings before 1850. This lecture will examine some of the conservation work undertaken in recent years, and outline a number of the discoveries and decisions made during the treatments. This is the third lecture of the 2014 Friday Morning Lecture & Tour Series. Happening the third Friday of each month, each lecture focuses on works on view and is followed by a docent-led tour. View upcoming lectures.

Cost: $8-$15




San Diego-Arab-Film-FestivalWhat: San Diego Arab Film Festival

When: Friday November 15 to Sunday 17, 2013

Where: Museum of Photographic Arts

Description: 2nd Anual San Diego Arab Film Festival will be screening 15 Films from 10 Countries including Oscar nominated short “Karama Has No Walls” & filmmaker Jessica Habie Director of Mars at Sunrise.

Reception each day. Get your tickets now!

Cost: $12 


Drawing-in-the-Galleries-san-diegoWhat: Drawing in the Galleries: Involved Gesture Drawing

When: Friday November 15, 2013

Where: The San Diego Museum of Art

Description:  This informal drawing workshop gives adults and teens the opportunity to draw from objects in the collection while being guided by an instructor. Meet in the Rotunda.

Purchasing a workshop series to gain a broader understanding of the breadth of works on view and experience instruction in
drawing. Available exclusively for members. Become a member or sign up today!

Registration fee includes all supplies. To purchase a series package online, add all workshops to your cart, and discount will appear at checkout.

Cost: $10-$15

Mayday-Parade-San-DiegoWhat: Mayday Parade – In Concert with Man Overboard and Cartel

When: Friday November 15, 2013

Where: House of Blues San Diego 

Description: It doesn’t happen very often, but every once in a while a band comes along who have crafted a sound that’s so unique it’s hard to believe they haven’t been playing together for decades. Mayday Parade formed in the winter of 2005 when two local Tallahassee bands decided to merge. After playing the 2006 Vans Warped Tour, Mayday Parade made 10,000 new fans without playing a single show. In July of 2007, their full-length album debut critically acclaimed A Lesson In Romantics was received with enthusiasm. Dubbed “the best album to come out this year” by the MTV GirlsGonePunk Blog, A Lesson in Romantics has gone on to sell nearly 170,000 copies.

For the past five years, the members of Tallahassee, Florida’s Mayday Parade–vocalist/keyboardist Derek Sanders, bassist Jeremy Lezno, guitarists Alex Garcia and Brooks Betts and drummer Jake Bundrick–have been perfecting their unique brand of pop-inflected punk rock. The band recently released their self-titled third album, the follow up to their hit album Anywhere But Here. The vinyl edition of Mayday Parade’s A Lesson In Romantics is now available on Fearless Records. Prives may vary by venue.

Cost: $20+

Misfits-at-House-of-Blues-San-DiegoWhat: Misfits at House of Blues San Diego

When: Friday November 15, 2013

Where: House of Blues San Diego 

Description: From hell they came… 30 years ago in a small town in New Jersey called Lodi. It was there, at the dawn of the punk movement in April 1977, that the Misfits were born. Taking for their name the title of Marilyn Monroe’s final movie, they set out to make an impression. They wound up making history and creating a legacy that has truly withstood the test of time. Today, boasting a massive catalog of music old and new, a new lineup and an influence felt around the world, the Misfits are generating more interest than ever before.

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Cost: $20+

annual-performing-artsWhat: Annual Performing Arts College Fair

When: Saturday November 16, 2013

Where: Casa del Prado Balboa Park

Description: Meet representatives from universities and conservatories from across the country to learn about all of the options your student has to continue their music education! Students will also have the opportunity to attend a panel discussion with SDYS Music Director, Jeff Edmons, SDYS Artistic Administrator, Sidney Yin and SDYS Percussion Coach, Daniel Pate about the experience of applying to music schools.

This year the fair is hosted by San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet and San Diego Junior Theatre.

Call 619.233.3232 or visit for more information.

Cost: Free

whitney-cummings-comedyWhat: Whitney Cummings – Comedy

When: Saturday November 16, 2013

Where: Balboa Theatre

Description: Whitney Cummings is a Los Angeles based comedian, actor, writer and producer. Cummings co-created and co-wrote, along with Michael Patrick King, the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls, which will return this Fall for a 3rd season. She also wrote, produced and starred in her autobiographical sitcom Whitney, which aired on NBC for 2 seasons between September 2011 – April 2013. Cummings appears regularly on E!’s, Chelsea Lately and has appeared on Comedy Central’s Roasts. Her one-hour stand up special, Money Shot, premiered on Comedy Central in August 2010 and was nominated for an American Comedy Award later that year.

Cost: $35



Spreckels-Organ-SocietyWhat: Spreckels Organ Society Concert

When: Sunday November 17, 2013

Where: Spreckels Organ Pavilion, San Diego

Description: Free organ concerts are performed by a variety of artists every Sunday at 2 p.m. These concerts are sponsored by the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department and the Spreckels Organ Society. The Spreckels Organ Society is funded in part by grants from the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the San Diego County Community Enhancement Program, as well as by our ever-growing circle of members worldwide.

Cost: Free




Besnard-Lakes-san-diegoWhat: Besnard Lakes

When: Sunday November 17, 2013

Where: The Casbah, San Diego

Description: Montreal’s Elephant Stone was formed in 2009 by sitarist/bassist Rishi Dhir. As one of the most highly sought out sitar players in the psychedelic music scene, he has recorded and toured with the Black Angels, Brian Jonestown Massacre, the Horrors, the Soundtrack of Our Lives, and many more. In 2009, Elephant Stone released their Polaris Music Prize-nominated debut, The Seven Seas. 2010/2011 saw the release of The Glass Box EP, a supporting slot on the Brian Jonestown Massacre’s North American tour, multiple European/UK tours with sold-out dates in London and Berlin, and festival appearances at the Iceland Airwaves, Osheaga (Canada), and SXSW.

2013 has seen the band release their sophomore long-player, perform at both SXSW and the Austin Psych Fest, as well as tour North America with both the Zombies (She’s Not There, Time of the Season) and the Black Angels. The followings months will see the band continue to spread their psychedlified hindie-rock mantra throughout North America and then the world.

Cost: $8


Songwriters-Acoustic-NightsWhat: Songwriters Acoustic Nights: 5th Anniversary Show

When: Sunday November 17, 2013

Where: Swedenborg Hall, San Diego

Description:  Featuring performances by Jeffrey Joe, Veronica May, Pi Jacobs, Bill Hartwell, Brad Carter

  • $7.00 General Admission
  • This is a fundraiser for Swedenborg Hall & the singer songwriters.
  • Support LIVE music – remember, it’s good for the soul!
  • Theatre style open seating.
  • FREE admission for singer-songwriters who have performed in previous Songwriters Acoustic Nights shows

Cost: FREE-$7


91X-Next-Big-Thing-Basic-VacationWhat: 91X Next Big Thing: Basic Vacation

When: Sunday November 17, 2013

Where: The Griffin, San Diego

Description: Basic Vacation invites you to their show on Sunday 11/17 featuring the Tragic Thrills at The Griffin SD for 91X – San Diego! We are so excited for this show. Looking forward to many familiar faces. Doors will open at 7:30PM and the show will start at 8:45PM.

Cost: $0.91




Yacht-Rock-Review-GeezerWhat: Yacht Rock Review – Geezer

When: Sunday November 17, 2013

Where: House of Blues San Diego 

Description: All signs point to the House of Blues for concert tickets, great food and special events. This event is for guests 21+ with valid I.D. only. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted.

Cost: $10-$30


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