September 1, 2000


Calendar of Events

by Berenice Cisneros:

Flag Football

Register now to play men's 5X5 all-passing flag football. Evening and weekend leagues start in October. We offer inter-league playoffs with 4 neighboring counties. Call toll-free (877) 846-3178 or direct to (714) 773-4829, or visit our website@ www.topgunflagfootball.com. Must be 18+.

 

"Evita"

The Starlight Theatre, the San Diego Civic Light Opera, is proud to announce the final production of the summer season "Evita." Performing at the Starlight Bowl, across from the Aerospace Museum in Balboa Park, evenings of August 31 - September 3 and September 7-10, at 8 PM. Ticket prices range from $14.50 - $36.50, children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult. For tickets call (619) 544-7827.

The story begins in 1952 with the death of Eva Peron, the "spiritual leader of Buenos Aires." During Eva's funeral, Che Guevara begins to tell us about her life. After her working for many causes dealing with the poor, she is considered a saint by some and the most powerful woman in South America. Eva develops Cancer and dies at 33. Leigh Scarritt stars as Eva Peron, Joshua Carr as Che Guevara, Ed Hollingsworth as Juan Peron, David M. Miller as Agustin Magaldi, Annette Desrosiers as Peron's Mistress. Songs: Don't Cry For Me Argentina, Another Suitcase, Another Hall and, On This Night of a Thousand Stars.

 

USD Football

Would you like to attend a collegiate football game for free? The University of San Diego Football Team has designated Saturday, September 2nd as Youth Football Night. The Toreros would like to invite all youth, recreation and Pop-Warner football teams to come out and enjoy the game. All action begins at 7:00 p.m. as the USD Toreros host Azusa Pacific at the Torero Football Stadium on the USD campus. Admission is free. For more information, call 260-5916.

 

Day At The Races

Labor Day weekend at the racetrack will be fun for folks of all ages when Del Mar Thoroughbred Club presents various activities including live music, jockey and trainer photo sessions, racing and family entertainment.

Del Mar will join more than 20 racetrack across the country to commemorate the thrill of thoroughbred racing with horse lovers nationwide on "America's Day at the Races" Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4. The special day features a first post time of 12:30 p.m. with gates opening at 10:30 a.m. A Children's derby, demonstrations, speakers and jockey T-shirt and goggle tosses are just a sample of the fun events for racing fans. General admission to the track is $4. Children 17 and under, accompanied by an adult, are admitted free. For more information, call (858) 755-1141.

 

Auditioning

Christ United Methodist Church and the Neighborhood Children's Center announce audition call for the children's musical "Baby's First Christmas." The casting is for 3 women, 1 man, and 1 boy in speaking roles. Auditions will be September 6 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and September 9 from 10 a.m. - noon. Auditions are open for the all children's chorus - ages 7 through 12 for chorus and solos as well as speaking roles. No appointments necessary. The Church is located at 3295 Meade Avenue, in San Diego. For more information, call 284-9205.

 

Jazz Music

Pete Atilano and the Latin Jazz Combo will perform the works of Duke Ellington, Count Bassie and Latin jazz music at the Escondido Public Library's First Thursday Concert on September 7 at 7:00 PM in the Library's Turrentine Room located at 239 South Kalmia Street. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call (760) 839-4329.

 

"The Great Experiment"

A free national traveling exhibition organized by the Huntington Library, San Marino, California, and the American Library Association (ALA), "The Great Experiment: George Washington and the American Republic," opens at the San Diego Central Library on September 7 for six weeks. The exhibition offers a fresh perspective on George Washington's life and historical significance and an opportunity to revisit the republican ideals that guided the American Revolution.

The library is offering free programs and other events for the public in connection with the exhibition. Call 236-5800 for details.

 

Painters

Southwestern College's School of Arts and Communication is hosting an insightful exhibition featuring four artists. "Painters" will be on exhibit in the College's Art Gallery from September 7 through 28. There will be a free opening reception September 7 at 6 p.m. The free exhibition will feature the works of Debra Babylon, David Beck-Brown, Stuart Burton and "Ruth."

 

Street Scene

Get ready for Street Scene 2000, on September 8, 9 and 10, the mega-music event kicks off the new millennium in San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter and East Village with the large host of music, art, food, and performances from all over the world. Headlining will be Jewel, George Thorogood, The Robert Cray Band, Chris Isaak, Sugar Ray, Lucy Pearl, Ben Harper, Unwritten Law and Daniela Mercury.

Dance and sing to Blues, Jazz, Funk, Gospel, Rock, Hip-Hop, Swing, Mambo, Salsa, Disco, Zydeco, and R&B. One, two, and three day packages are available. Ticket sales and event information are available through our website: www.streetscene.com, and at Ticketmaster locations (619) 220-8497.

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