November 17, 2000

Calendar of Events...

by Berenice Cisneros

Fahrenheit 451

The Coronado High School Theatre Arts Department is proud to present Ray Brad-bury's Fahrenheit 451, Thursday, November 16 through Saturday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Coronado High School Theatre located at 650 "D" Avenue, Coronado. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children, senior citizens, and students with ASB cards. For tickets and information please call 522-8969.


Tangerine Bear

San Diego will be hosting the nationwide tour of The Tangerine Bear to celebrate the release of his new all-star animated feature, The Tangerine Bear Home in Time for Christmas. Children of all ages are invited to attend this free event and will receive the "tangerine carpet treatment" as they participate in a variety of fun-filled activities, including a special screening of the film and meeting "Tangie" himself (a teddy bear whose smile was accidentally sewn upside down). They will also receive a complimentary certificate of caring and special gift. Come join us November 18th, at Fashion Valley, San Diego.


Senior Citizens Hobby & Craft Show

The San Diego Park & Recreation Department, Senior Citizen Services, invites the public, free of charge, to its annual Arts, Crafts and Hob-by Show on November 18 and November 19, in the Balboa Park Club, located in Balboa Park.

The show will open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 3:00 p.m. each day. This popular event will feature more than 100 exhibits consisting of spinning wheel demonstrations, paintings, jewelry, ceramics, knitting, chrocheting, lace making, sculpture, woodwork and many Christmas items. Many of the exhibitors will demonstrate their skills.


Craft Faire & Adoption Event

Friends of Cats will hold a Craft Faire and Adoption event at "Squeak's Catique" in Mission Valley on November 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Event will feature feline craft items of all sorts, perfect for pre-holiday shopping, a raffle drawing and felines for adoption from our shelter. Squeak's Catique, a shop dedicated to cat theme merchandise is located at 4560 Alvarado Canyon Road, Suite 1-C, San Diego. For more information, call 528-1010.


Norman Rockwell Family Festival

The San Diego Museum of Art invites the entire community of San Diego to a free festival of music, dancing, art making, and gallery tours in conjunction with the exhibition Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People. The activities will take place outdoors on November 19, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., in Balboa Park between the San Diego Museum of Art and the Timken Museum of Art.

The day's entertainment includes performers from the Fern Street Circus as well as an 11 piece swing band and the Jive Strutters swing dancers. Demonstrators will teach participants how to illustrate a children's book and how to make caricatures of family members and friends. A color / activity book will give festival participants an opportunity to color in their own Rockwell images and guide them on a treasure hunt through the Timken Museum of Art. For additional information about the festival log on to www.sdmart.-org.


Carnival of the Animals

Youngsters and those young at heart will enjoy the experience of seeing animals come to life through music and dance. Classics for Kids and City Ballet present this co-production in a special Family Concert on Sunday, November 19, at Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B Street, downtown San Diego. Carnival of the Animals is an entertaining and narrative work that also introduces children to the sounds of the orchestra. It will transport young audiences on an educational adventure leading to an appreciation of classical music and ballet. The Family Concert performance time is 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 19. General admission ticket prices are $15 for adults and $7 for children and Reserved Seating ticket prices are $18 for adults and $10 for children. For more information or to order tickets call (619) 435-9111.


"First Night"

The North Coast Repertory Theatre's revival of the smash hit romantic comedy, First Night, opens on Sunday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. "First Night", tells the story about two parachial-school mates who had a crush on each other. This chance meeting on New Year's Eve in a video store between the mid-30's loser video clerk Danny and Meredith, now a Nun questioning her place in the convent, uncovers hilarious floods of "what if" memories. NCRT is located just east of I-5 on Lomas Santa Fe Drive in the Southeast corner of the Lomas Santa Fe Plaza, Solana Beach. First Night runs through December 31, 2000. Call (858) 481-1055 or toll-free (888) 776-NCRT for reservation and information. Tickets can now be purchased on-line at


Fly Kites

Artist Jackie Matisse will fly her kites for all to see at Mission Bay Park's Mariner's Point on Friday, November 24 at 1:30 p.m. These kites with long, decorated, sometimes multiple tails will be flown as part of the closing ceremonies of Mingei International Museum's exhibition Art That Soars. This exhibition ends Sunday, November 26.

Matisse's kites and tails, made of ordinary materials-aluminum, rayon, cellophane, crepe paper and spinnaker cloth, "are `dream forms,' carrying aloft `unspoken desires,' playful reminders that, by elevating his thoughts, man opens himself to direct spiritual experience and personal transportation." For more information, call 239-0003.

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