What's Happening This Week in San Diego?

What’s Happening This Week? (January 30 – February 5, 2015)

What's Happening This Week in San Diego?

Welcome back to another edition of “What the F*#@)! is happening this week?” We’ve got a couple of open mics, an art opening, some improv, and a writing workshop! And like always, if you know of something that I missed or you have any suggestions or events for future posts, please shoot me an email.

Friday, 1/30

  • 7-10pm: Low Gallery (3778 30th St) presents the opening reception of “Castles in the Sky” featuring new art by several different artists. This will be the last exhibit at their North Park location before they move.

Saturday, 1/31

  • 8pm: Two improv teams compete at Finest City Improv for a spot at the San Diego Improv Festival. Your votes matter!

Sunday, 2/1

  • 6:30-11pm: Open Mic Night @ Java Joe’s (3536 Adams). Signups are 6:30 if you want to perform.

Monday, 2/2

  • 7-9pm: So Say We All holds their free Greenroom Writers’ Workshop at Words Alive (5111 Santa Fe St). The workshops encourage the community to “meet, write, and better one another.” This particular one is centered around the theme “Showing not telling.”

Tuesday, 2/3

  • 6:30-9pm: Open Mic Night again at Java Joe’s (3536 Adams Ave). Signups at 6:30.
  • 8-10pm: Outspoken is So Say We All’s LGBTQ Storytelling series featuring 8 storytellers. This Valentine’s inspired show is themed “Love Confection: Stories about Romance that Looked Sweeter than It Tasted.” $5 suggested donation at Martinis Above Fourth (3940 4th Ave).

Happening This Week (May 9-15, 2011)

  • Tuesday, 5/10, 7-9pm: Crafty Conspiracy of Stitching, a new event where you can bring your sewing machine to Velvet Klaw Studios and sew in camaraderie. North Park Craft Mafia will provide an iron and ironing board and cutting table.
  • Wednesday, 5/11, 7:30-9:30pm: Greenroom Writers Workshop is a free writer’s workshop. This week’s class is taught by Jim Ruland, with the topic being flash fiction.
  • Thursday, 5/12, 6-10pm: Vegan Beer Night at Sea Rocket Bistro, featuring vegan food and craft beer pairings. 10% of sales will be donated to the International Rescue Committee.
  • Saturday, 5/14, 8am-12pm: Handmade Revolution will be hosting their first ever Yard Sale, where you can buy arts and crafts supplies. It’ll be in South Park at 3143 Hawthorn Street. I’ll definitely be there!
  • Saturday, 5/14: After you go to the Handmade Revolution Yard Sale, head over to Hamiltons for their 2nd Saturday with Stone Brewing. A TON (by which I mean 23) of beers on draft, including one cask!
  • Sunday, 5/15, 10am-6pm: The North Park Festival of Arts. Six stages of live entertainment, a ton of booths, beer, crafts, kids area.
  • Sunday, 5/15, 7pm: A free event at El Take It Easy to benefit So Say We All. They will present “Second Helpings”, original literature inspired by the ingredients at El Take It Easy. There will be a $25 special dinner option. 15% of proceeds will go to support So Say We All.