High 5: Disco, Jazz, Sex & Food

We are winding down the week and people are thinking about their weekend plans. Check out the "High Five" spots to be this weekend provided by our friends at Shindy.TV.


  • What:  Art After Dark — Disco Night
  • When:  Friday May 22
  • Times:  7 - 10 p.m.
  • Cost: $15 ($10 for members). Ages: 2
  •  Location:  Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside CA 92054. (760) 435-3720. 

Description: So much to see and do! Dance to disco classics from the ‘70s with The DJ Eddie-G. See video performance artist Megan Pogoda will create live video on the façade of the museum. Watch “Beholder” by filmmakers Jim Cavolt & Neil Kendricks. Design your own original Mr. Potato Head & make scratch n sniff paintings. And, this is your last chance to see Lowbrow Art: Nine San Diego Pop Surrealists (closing May 24). Plus, enjoy sushi from Harney Sushi, Beer from Stone Brewing Co., wine tasting from Carruth Cellars and Pizza from Santino’s. 


Join us for fast-paced, high-energy rounds of algorithmic madness as the Fleet partners with the World Cube Association for the fourth annual San Diego Rubik’s Cube Competition! Watch competitors solve the famous colorful cubes in under three minutes … blindfolded! Come and go as you please, but don’t look away too long. Some competitors can solve a cube in 13 seconds!


Description: Each Memorial Day weekend, we host the KiFM Smooth Jazz Festival . This is San Diego’s biggest annual all-day Jazz event which features two outdoor stages and more than 25 other hot Gaslamp locations, showcasing performances by Boney James, Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Wayman Tisdale, Gerald Albright, Jessy J, Paul Brown, Marc Antoine, Eric Darius, Gail Johnson, SCPA Jazz Combo, Adrienne Nims & Spirit Wind, David Patrone, and many more.


  • What:  Who’s Got Chris Milk
  • When:  Saturday May 23
  • Times:  7 - 10 p.m.
  • Location:  W Hotel, 421 West B Street, San Diego, CA 92101. (619) 398-3100.

Description: Hot off the press with his Kanye West cover and inside story for Complex Magazine, Award winning Music Video Director and Photographer Chris Milk sets the stage for his latest installment at W San Diego. Having worked with the likes of Kanye West, U2, Modest Mouse, Courtney Love, Gnarls Barkley, Jet, The Chemical Brothers, Green Day, John Mellencamp and even President Barack Obama, Milk will be kicking off the opening night of his four month exhibition exclusively at W San Diego.


  • What:  Cornelia
  • When:  Running through Sunday, June 21
  • Times:  various
  • Location:  Old Globe Theatre, Balboa Park, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101-1696. (619) 23-GLOBE

Description: From the co-creator and executive producer of the hit HBO series “Big Love” comes an epic slice of history – from an angle you haven’t seen. Welcome to Alabama, 1970. The weather is hot, and recently-divorced beauty queen Cornelia Folsom is hotter still. Cornelia has her eye set on Governor George Wallace, and will do anything to be the next first lady of Alabama. Campaign staffers don’t trust her, and a scandal-tinged love affair is not what any politician needs. But this is the South, and there’s more than hanky-panky going on in this sweeping, provocative tale of sex, power, and bare-knuckled American politics. For Mature Audiences.


Description:  Taste of Little Italy returns on Wednesday, May 27, 2009. Discover the palette of dining possibilities and enjoy samples offered by Little Italy's restaurants. Appetizers, desserts and specialty beverages are offered as you stroll through the district's tree-lined streets.

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