March 12, 1999
by Berenice Cisneros
Ballet on the Edge
City Ballet presents the world premiere "Straw Feet."
Two performances will be presented March 21 and 21 at Sherwood
Auditorium at the La Jolla location of the Museum of Contemporary
Art, San Diego. Ballet that will keep you on the edge of your
seat will be performed at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 20 and 2 p.m.
on Sunday, March 21. Ticket prices are $22 and $17 with a $2 discount
for students, seniors and military. For more information call
City Ballet's Box Office at 272-8663.
3rd Annual Rolando Street Fair
Rolando, which calls itself San Diego's "best kept secret" will showcase an explosive mix of music and a unique Antique Car display at their third annual Street Fair which takes place on Sunday, March 21, 1999 from 10 am until 6 pm on Rolando Blvd., at El Cajon Blvd.
The fair will also feature arts, crafts and food vendors as well as activities and rides for the kids. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 583-7321.
Eric Foster and Brazilian Wave
MiraCosta College will present guitarist Eric Foster and the group Brazilian Wave along with the MiraCosta College Chamber Chorale in a concert planned for March 14 at 2 p.m. in Room 3601 at MiraCosta College located at One Barnard Drive in Oceanside.
Brazilian Wave includes Foster, two percussionists, a flutist, and a contra bass player. Brazilian guest singer Flavia de Mello will also perform in the upcoming concert, and the Chamber Chorale will join the group for the second half of the program, which will feature Brazilian choros and sambas. General admission is set at $7; students and seniors, $5. For more information, call (760) 795-6816.
"The Deaf World According to Me!"
Deaf Community Services of San Diego, is hosting an entertaining evening with Deaf Comedian Bob Daniels in his only San Diego appearance of his one-man show. Daniels has captivated audiences for many years and has been likened to a "deaf Woody Allen" in his wit and delivery.
Come see Bob Daniels in "The Deaf World According to Me!" on Saturday, March 20th, at the Lewis Middle School, located at 5170 Greenbrier Avenue in Allied Gardens. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $8.50 for adults and $6.5 for Senior Citizens and Students. Contact Deaf Community Services at 682-5001 (voice) or 682-5000 (TTY) for additional information.
Debi Toth and Dancers
SDSU School of Music and Dance presents Debi Toth and Dancers, directed and choreographed by Debi Toth, on March 10 & 20 at 8 p.m. in the Dance Studio Theatre. Tickets are students $8, general $10.
This concert brings together a variety of dancers from throughout the San Diego dance community, including Jodi Allen, Brad Decker, Karen Drake, to name a few. Debi is currently on the faculty at Southwestern College in Chula Vista. As a special part of the evening, Debi will be presented with the SDSU 1998 Dance Alumni of the Year award. For further information, please call 594-6824.
Franz Joseph Haydn's oratorio masterwork "The Creation" will be presented in concert by the Palomar Chorale, on March 20 at 8 p.m. and March 21 at 2 p.m. in the Howard Brubeck Theatre, 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos.
"The Creation" is a musical description of the splendor of nature. It is as powerful today as it was when the work premiered in 1799. Tickets are $5, $8, $10. For tickets and other information call the Palomar College Performing Arts Department Box Office at (760) 744-1140, ext. 2453.
The English Patient
Sri Lanka native Michael Ondaatje, author of the best-selling and award-winning novel, The English Patient, will read prose and poetry - with generous offerings of commentary at 7 p.m. on March 17 in the Price Center Ballroom at the University of California, San Diego. The evening is free and open to the public. Ondaatje will be available to sign books following his presentation.
La Fundación Bilingüe de las Artes abre su temporada 1999 con la divertida comedia "Guantanamera", una obra cubana que todavía continua hasta el 28 de marzo en el teatro de la organización ubicado en el 421 North Avenue 19 en Los Angeles.
Esta historia está basada en hechos reales, las situaciones absurdas no son un invento, sino nuestra realidad de todos los días. Para información y reserva llame a la Fundación Bilingüe de las Artes (323) 225-4044.
ROY CLARK PERFORMS
Grammy Award winning country music artist Roy Clark appears in two concerts at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 21 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $27 and $32, with a dinner-show package available at $39.95, which includes a ticket for the best available seat in the house and carved tri-tip sirloin with the works.
Clark, who plays guitar, banjo, fiddle and mandolin, is one of the country music's greatest artists. Mr. Clark hosted the popular TV show "Hee Haw" for 25 years. For dinner-show or concert tickets of information, call the Poway Center box office at 748-0505.
Artists on the Cutting Edge VII
The Museum of Contemporary Arts, San Diego's popular literary and performing art series, Artists on the Cutting Edge, will return for its seventh season on Thursday evening performances at the Museum's Sherwood Auditorium from March 18 through April 29, at 7:30 p.m. located at 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla.
Sign language and oral interpreting services are available for every evening of Artists on the Cutting Edge. To request these services, call 454-3541 x151 at least two weeks prior to the performance. Ticket prices for 7-night series are $90 for general admission and $60 for members. Individual performances tickets and $15 for general admission and $10 for members. For additional information call the Artists on the Cutting Edge hotline at 454-3541 x444.