March 8, 2002

Calendar of Events . . .

by Berenice Cisneros

"La Feria de la Mujer"

Los sonidos sensacionales del Mariachi Mexicano que acompañarán las delicadas demostraciones de baile folklórico, resaltando la cuarta edición de "La Feria de la Mujer," que tomará lugar el 9 de marzo en el San Diego Concourse ubicado en el 202 "C" Street, San Diego.

El evento presentará el galán de las telenovelas, Pablo Mon-tero y una artista sorpresa de fama internacional. La Feria ofrece a mujeres hispanas en San Diego la oportunidad de obtener información gratis sobre salud y belleza, ver la moda de hoy y disfrutar de todas las opciones para mejorar la vida diaria. Admisión es GRATIS! Para más infor-mación, llamar a Nate Méndez al 619-744-4336.

"La Feria de la Mujer"

The event, taking place March 9th at the San Diego Concourse, is a chance for today's modern Hispanic woman to connect with her roots while exploring new opportunities. Featuring special appearances by major Hispanic artists, the event will provide thousands of women with vital information for their every-day lives. Fourth Annual "La Feria de la Mujer" - A Fair for the Hispanic Women of San Diego. Admission is FREE. For more information, contact Nate Méndez at 619-744-4336.

The Wizard of Oz

The Production of "The Wizard of Oz" will be presented by students of San Diego South County CYT March 8 thru March 17 at Mayan Hall on the Southwestern College campus, located at 900 Otay Lakes Road in Chula Vista. This musical features 67 students and 12 additional students who manage the technical parts of the show including lighting, sound and props duties. Ticket prices are $6 for children under 12 and $8 for adults. For more information, call 588-0206.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

California Ballet Company will perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Saturday, March 9 at 2:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 10 at 2:30 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts, located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. Tickets are $25-$39.

Lecture on African Environments

The Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library will host an illustrated lecture on African Environments presented by the Smithsonian Associates. The lecture will be conducted by Dr. Patricia Jacobberger Jellison on March 13 at 1 p.m. in the library's auditorium. Attendees will learn about creatures who live in Africa and how they interact with their environments to survive - or not. The program is free and open to the public.

Art and Spirituality

First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego, a religious and community institution since 1873, is proud to present an innovative new worship service called Soulful Sundown. The first service is Friday night March 15 at 7:00 p.m. Soulful Sundown combines art (music, dance, comedy, multimedia), spirituality, and social justice to create an experience that moves, challenges, transforms, and ultimately connects people to each other and the world.

Burt Bacharach in Concert

On March 15 & 16, Burt Bacharach will join the San Diego Symphony in the fifth and final Winter Pops concerts of the season. He has won six Grammy Awards and three Academy Awards in the span of his career. Friday and Saturday evening concerts begin at 8 p.m.; single ticket prices range from $10-$55. Concerts will be held at Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B Street, downtown. To purchase tickets or for more information, call the Symphony Ticket Office at 619-235-0804.

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