THIS WEEK IN SAN DIEGO: 11-16-10

by Staff

TUESDAY, Nov. 16

Amira Hass: The Israeli Policy of Separate Development

Location: GMCS, Room 333

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Come listen to Hass, renowned reporter and columnist for Haaretz, one of Israel’s top daily newspapers.

“Tombs of the Vanishing Indian”

Location: Experimental Theatre

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

A play revolving around three Oklahoma Indian sisters in 1970s Los Angeles.

Marc Cohn and Sahara Smith

Location: Belly Up Tavern

Time: 8 p.m.

Grammy-winner Cohn will play with soulful singer-songwriter Smith.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 17

Women’s Basketball

Location: Viejas Arena

Time: 7 p.m.

Watch the San Diego State women’s basketball team take on Cal State Bakersfield.

Green Lunch Bag Series

Location: Scripps Cottage

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Come learn about sustainability and environmentalism issues and enjoy an organic lunch.

Jim Miller Reading

Location: SDSU Library, Room LL430

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Come for a reading by author and SDSU alumnus Jim Miller, accompanied by the award-winning local musician Gregory Page.

THURSDAY, Nov. 18

Volleyball

Location: Peterson Gym

Time: 7 p.m.

Cheer on the Aztecs as they compete against UNLV.

International Education Week

Location: SDSU

Time: Nov. 15 through 19

Celebrate international education this week with events held throughout campus.

Wild West Presents: Vince Vaughn and Kevin James Comedy Roadshow

Location: Balboa Theatre

Time: 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Comedians Vince Vaughn and Kevin James present live sketch comedy, along with stand-up comedy acts by Richie Minervini, Owen Benjamin and Steve Byrne.

FRIDAY, Nov. 19

SDSU Opera Theater

Location: Smith Recital Hall

Time: 7 p.m.

SDSU students from the School of Music and Dance will perform three operas by Gian-Carlo Menotti.

Opening Night: Paradise Hotel

Location: Don Powell Theatre

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Come to the opening night of Georges Feydeau’s comedy, “Paradise Hotel.”

Vortex Laser Battle

Location: Aztec Recreation Center basketball courts

Time: Friday, 9 p.m. to Saturday, Midnight

Come for an event described as “laser tag meets paintball.” Free food, prizes and a live DJ await participants. Non-marking shoes required.

SATURDAY, Nov. 20

San Diego Symphony: “Pines of Rome”

Location: Copley Symphony Hall

Time: 8 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20, 2 p.m. Nov. 21

Featuring a harp and violin concerto by Michael Torke and the “Pines of Rome” finale by Ottorino Respighi.

Football

Location: Qualcomm Stadium

Time: 7 p.m.

Watch the Aztecs face off against Utah.

Volleyball

Location: Peterson Gym

Time: 1 p.m.

Watch the SDSU volleyball team take on Air Force.

SUNDAY, Nov. 21

“The Barber of Seville”

Location: Birch North Park Theatre

Time: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and 20, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 21

Experience the classic comic opera set in 18th century Seville, revolving around the romance of two young lovers.

Into the Light: SDSU Graduate Artists

Location: Oceanside Museum of Art

Time: Nov. 20 to 23

See an exhibit featuring seven artists from the SDSU Masters of Fine Art program.

New Realities: Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor

Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Time: Now through Jan. 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This 60 image exhibition showcases the genius of two pioneers of photomontage. Maggie Taylor creates her work with a scanner and computer, while husband Jerry Uelsmann uses an analog darkroom to create a single cohesive image out of multiple separate images.

MONDAY, Nov. 22

“she: in her teens and twenties” Art Exhibition

Location: University Art Gallery

Time: Monday through Thursday and Saturday, Noon to 4 p.m.

This exhibition delves into the complex lives of young women in the U.S. Featuring work by Laurel Nakadate, Jen davis, Lise Sarfati and Charlie White, this exhibition runs throughout the week.

Chargers Game

Location: Qualcomm Stadium

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Watch the San Diego Chargers take on the Denver Broncos.

Viva la Revolución: A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape

Location: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Time: Now through Jan. 2

This exhibit, viewable both in the museum galleries and in public sites across the city, features the work of 20 artists including pieces from Mark Bradford and David Ellis. The pieces address urban issues and are created by artists from 10 countries.

TUESDAY, Nov. 23

Seeing Beauty

Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Time: Now through Jan. 23

The exhibit focuses on the aesthetics of beauty, conveyed in the photographs of various photographers, including Mary Ellen Mark and Edward Weston.

Vocal Arts Concert

Location: Smith Recital Hall

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Listen to a performance by the Aztec Concert Choir directed by Chris Allen, as well as other vocal soloists and ensembles.

“Unidos Por La Causa” Exhibit

Location: SDSU Love Library, First Floor

Time: Oct. 15 through Dec. 31

See art, photos and documents of the San Diego Chicano social justice and civil rights movement.