February 15, 2002

Calendar of Events . . .

by Berenice Cisneros

Cappella Gloriana

The 13-voice choral ensemble Cappella Gloriana presents a concert of works by American composers at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 at Mission Hills United Church of Christ, 4070 Jackdaw Street, San Diego. Admission is by donation at the door. Cappella Gloriana recently released its first CD entitled "Channel Crossings."

Dinosaur Detectives Wanted

Dinosaurs are back at the San Diego Natural History Museum and this time they are involved in a crime. The main question is: was Tyrannosaurus rex a predatory killer or an opportunistic scavenger?

T. Rex on Trial opens at the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park Feb. 16 through May 27. Dinosaur detectives of all ages are being called to investigate this mystery and render a verdict of guilty, innocent or hung jury. Admission is $7 for adults; $6 for seniors, active military and students; $5 for children ages 3-17.

Wildlife Arts Festival

Art lovers, carvers, collectors and more will enjoy the 29th annual California Open 2002 Wildlife Arts Festival featuring world-class wildfowl and fish carving competition and national wildlife fine art exhibition to be held at the Al Bahr Shrine Auditorium, San Diego, on February 16-17. For more information, call Mike Dowell at (760) 945-8842.

Of Civil Wrongs and Rights

The San Diego Public Library will screen Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korem-atsu Story on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 in the 3rd floor auditorium of the Central Library, located at 820 E St. Recounts the events that led a quiet, unassuming man to defy the US government and wait almost 40 years to prove his innocence. This screening is free to the public.

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