Jan. 21 – Jan. 27
Free items listed in red
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Thursday — Film Premiere: “Changing Boundaries: The History of San Jose” — The story of San Jose, it’s people, leaders and others, hits the big screen in this CreaTV San Jose, Norman Kline Productions and History San Jose project. VIP reception starts at 6 p.m., doors open at 6:45. $24 – $50. California Theatre, 345 S. First St., http://sanjosetheaters.org/ai1ec_event/film-premiere-changing-boundaries-the-history-of-san-jose/
Friday – Sunday — Hempcon San Jose — It’s estimated 15,000 people will stop by this annual three-day hemp extravaganza. $25 – $30. San Jose Convention Center’s South Hall, 436 S. Market St., http://www.hempcon.com/showsSanJose.php
Friday – Sunday — The American Masterpiece — Championship competition for dance and cheer squads from schools around the state and beyond take to the floor. $15 – $25 for spectators. San Jose Convention Center, 436 S. Market St., http://ac.varsity.com/ap-general.aspx
Thursday – Feb. 22 — Build — City Lights’ performance of a new high-tech play about two Palo Alto video game developers and one insightful A.I. marks the Northern California premiere of Build. Thursdays – Saturdays through Feb. 22. Times vary. City Lights Theater Company, 529 Second St., http://cltc.org
Wednesday-Sunday – Comedy at the Improv – 8pm Wednesday American Me Comedy presents Brad Williams and Jeff Applebaum, $15 with a two item minimum, various times Thursday – Sunday Mitch Fatel, $20 with a two item minimum. San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St, 408-280-7475 or http://sanjose.improv.com
Friday-Saturday – ComedySportz – Competitive improvisational teams perform hilarious skits. 9pm Friday, 7pm Saturday and midnight, Camera 3 Theater, 288 S. Second St. $12-$15. 408-985-5233 or http://comedysportzsanjose.com
Downtown San Jose features more than 41 venues that offer live music every week ranging from open mic nights at a coffee house to superstar performers at SAP Center or San Jose Civic. Venue Highlight: The Britannia Armsis a British Pub with live music DJs every week, a full bar and features all things sports on their many TVs. Find out more and browse through many different venues at our Live and Local tablehttp://sjdowntown.com/liveandlocal/
Monday and Wednesday – Park Pop-Up – Every Monday and Wednesday from 11am-1:30pm, Adobe (McEnery Park on San Fernando) will be activated with food trucks as part of the Moveable Feast. For more info, visit http://mvblfeast.com/or email email@example.com
Camera 12, Paseo de San Antonio and Second St.
Movie BUCKBUSTERS: All Movies / Everyday, Camera 12 only. $5.50* until 6pm, $8.50* evenings, $7* student/senior/children/military/SJLibrary, *3D/D-BOX surcharges apply.
Now playing: Cake, Into the Wild, The Boy Next Door, Mortdecai, Strange Magic, Boyhood, American Sniper, The Wedding Ringer, Paddington, Blackhat, Selma, Taken 3 D-BOX, The Imitation Game
Opening Jan. 30th: The Loft, Running Man, Black or White, Project Almanac
At Camera 3, Second and San Carlos streets
Now showing: Two Days, One Night, Human Capital, Birdman, Mr. Turner
B-Movie Bombs Series: Iron Sky, The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018, 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24
Opens Jan. 30: 2015 Oscar Nominated Short Films — Animation, Live Action, and Documentary
For info and showtimes, visithttp://www.cameracinemas.com.
At The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater at The Tech Museum of Innovation: With a 280 seat theater, experience the immersive power of films. This week, check out Island of Lemurs: Madagascar at The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater, located inside The Tech at 201 S. Market St. 408-795-6321, $8-10. For showtimes and info visitwww.thetech.org/imax/presentations
San Jose Sharks home games – Catch San Jose’s hockey team as they hit the ice at the SAP Center, right downtown.
- Jan. 21 – Metallica Night with the Sharks vs. LA Kings. Special pricing. www.sjsharks.com/specialevents
Mondays and Wednesdays – Breakthrough Boot Camp – An outdoor workout that utilizes the field, track, bleachers, and other structures. 8:30 am. 275 N. 24th St.www.dtsanjosebootcamp.com
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – Fitness Boot Camp – Get into great shape while working out with a small group of other fitness-minded people. Request a free one-week trial. 6am-6:50am, 7am-7:50am, 120 Stockton Ave.,http://bootcampinsanjose.com/boot-camps/.
Saturday — Bird Friendly Gardens –Professional gardener Sheri Bohan lays out tips and tricks to create native gardens that attract birds to visit — and stay. 10 a.m. Saturday, $10 for Guadalupe River Park Conservancy members, $15 for the general public. Pre-registration required. Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Visitor & Education Center, 438 Coleman Ave., San Jose. www.grpg.org
Saturdays and Wednesdays through February – Rose-pruning lessons –The award-winning Heritage Rose Garden offers rose pruning lessons for those 16 and older. Participants should bring leather gloves and bypass shears, but can borrow from the garden if needed. 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Class will be cancelled if it rains. Free. San Jose Heritage Rose Garden, 412 Seymour St. All minors (age 16 and 17) need to come prepared with a signed minor release form. 408-298-7657 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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Daily through Jan. 31 – Leyla Cárdenas: Scarcity – The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art hosts the first Bay Area exhibition by Colombia-based artist Leyla Cárdenas. Known for creating site-specific work, which also may be considered city-specific, Cárdenas has created an installation at the ICA comprised of fragmented plaster with images of historic San Jose buildings which are located around Market St. The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, 560 S. First St., http://sjica.org/detail.html?eid=1075
Daily through March 1 – Antique Ohio Amish Quilts and Two Color Wonders –San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, 520 S. First St., www.sjquiltmuseum.org
Museums and galleries
Anno Domini – the second coming of art and design –Open noon-7pm Tuesday-Friday; noon-5pm Saturday. 366 S. First St. Free. 408-271-5155www.galleryAD.com
Art Ark Gallery – 1035 S. Sixth St – Open by appointment only. email@example.com
Art Object Gallery –Open 1-4pm Thursday-Saturday. 592 N. Fifth St. Free. 408-288-9305www.artobjectgallery.com
Casa Jalisco – Open 9am-3pm Monday-Friday. 320 S. First St. Free. 408-890-5507,https://www.facebook.com/FEDJALNC
The Center for Literary Arts (CLA) – Readings, lectures, conversations and seminars that allow the San Jose community to interact with writers of contemporary literature who have demonstrated exceptional voice and vision. San Jose State University, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Discovery Museum –Open 10am to 5pm Tuesday – Saturday and noon-5pm Sunday. $11-$12. 180 Woz Way. 408-298-5437 orwww.cdm.org
City Hall windows gallery –Fourth St near Santa Clara St
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Library –150 E. San Fernando St. Free. 408-808-2000 orwww.sjpl.org
Empire Seven Studios – 525 N. 7th St. 408-638-7846,www.empiresevenstudios.com
History San Jose – Silicon Valley Bikes: Passion, Innovation & Politics Since 1880 highlights the region’s love affair with cycling. Runs through May 2015. History Park, 1650 Senter Road. 408-287-2290 orwww.historysanjose.org
The Japanese American Museum of San Jose – 535 N. 5th St. jamsj.org; 408-294-3138.
KALEID gallery –Open noon-7pm Tuesday – Friday; Noon-5pm Saturday. $2 Tuesdays every third Tuesday of the month. 88 S. Fourth St. Free. 408-271-5151 or www.KALEIDgallery.com
MACLA –Open noon-7pm Wednesday -Thursday; noon-5pm Friday-Saturday. 510 S. First St. Free. 408-998-2783 or www.maclaarte.org
Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery –Open 11am-4pm and 6-7:30pm Tuesday; 11am-4pm Wednesday – Friday. Art Building, San Jose State University, 1 Washington Square. Free. 408-924-4328
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum –Open10am-5pm Monday – Friday; 11am-6pm Saturday-Sunday. 1342 Naglee Ave. $9, $7 seniors/students, $5 ages 5-10,free for ages 4 and younger. 408-947-3636 orwww.egyptianmuseum.org
San Jose City Hall –Various exhibits. Open 8am-5pm, Monday – Friday. 200 E. Santa Clara St. Free. 408-535-8168
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art –Open 10am-5pm, Tuesday – Friday; Noon-5 pm Saturday. Closed Sunday & Monday. 560 S. First St. Free Admission. Donations welcomed. 408-283-8155 or http://www.sjica.org
San Jose Museum of Art –11 am-5pm Tuesday – Sunday. 110 S. Market St. $8. 408-271-6840.http://www.sjmusart.org
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles – Open 10am-5pm Wednesday – Sunday (open for free from 7-11 pm on the first Friday of every month). 520 S. First St. $8 Adults-$6.50 Seniors/Students. 408-971-0323 or http://www.sjquiltmuseum.org
Seeing Things Gallery – Gallery, books and zines. Tuesday – Friday 11am-7pm and Saturday noon-6pm; 30 N. Third St. 891-7553 http://www.seeingthingsgallery.com
SPUR San Jose Urban Gallery –11am-5pm Tuesday-Friday, 76 S. First St.http://www.spur.org/exhibitions/2013-09-30/grand-reductions
The Tech Museum of Innovation – Open daily 10am-5pm. 201 S Market St. Pricing: Adult admission for the galleries only $15. Add an educational IMAX film for only $5. Children (ages 3-17) or $20 for a combo ticket, active students with ID, and seniors will pay only $10 for museum entry and $8 for an educational film in IMAX – or $15 for a combo ticket. 408-294-8324 orhttp://www.thetech.org
Works/San Jose – Open noon-4pm Tuesday – Saturday (to 7pm Thursday). 365 S. Market St. 408-295-8378.
ZERO1 Garage – Noon-4pm Wednesday-Saturday, 429 S. First St. 408-606-6806www.zero1.org/garage
Hawaiian Airlines Downtown Ice airfare discounts – The readers of Travel + Leisure have ranked Hawaiian Airlines as the top domestic carrier serving Hawaii, according to the magazine’s 2013 World’s Best Awards. Go towww.hawaiianairlines.com/affiliate, use promotion code “SJDA” and get year-round discounts on flights to the islands and beyond. Click her
Agenda Lounge –399 S. First St. 408-287-3991 agendalounge.com· Azúcar Lounge –71 and 81 E. San Fernando St. 408-293-8482, www.azucarsj.com· Beso Club – 417 S. First St. 818-359-4235· The Brit –173 W. Santa Clara St. 408-278-1400 britanniaarmsdowntown.com· The Continental – 349 S. First St. thecontinentalbar.com · Dive Bar –78 E. Santa Clara St. 408-288-5252 sjdivebar.com· Fahrenheit Ultralounge –99 E San Fernando St. 408-998-9998 fultralounge.com· Freddie J’s-97 E. Santa Clara St.freddiejs.com· Habana Club Restaurant –238 Race St. 408-998-2822 998cuba.com· Lido Nightclub – 30 S. First St. 408-298-4318www.lidonightclub.net· Liquid Lounge – 32 S. Third St. Loft Bar and Bistro –90 S. Second St. 408-291-0677 loftbarandbistro.com· Motif Restaurant and Club –389 S. First St. 408-279-1888 motiflounge.com· Myth Tavern & Lounge –152 Post St. 408-286-7678www.mythsj.com· Studio 8 –8 S. First St. 408-279-4444studio8sj.com· SP2 –72 N. Almaden Ave. http://www.sp2sanjose.com· San Jose Bar and Grill –85 S. Second St. 408-286-2397 sanjosebarandgrill.com · South First Billiards –420 S. First St. 408-294-7800 facebook.com/420southfirst· Splash 65 Post St., 408-292-2222 www.splashsj.com· Temple Bar and Lounge – 52 S. First St.templebarlounge.com· Tres Gringos – 83 S. Second St. 408-278-9888 tresgringossj.com
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Cinequest Call for Volunteers – Volunteer with the Cinequest Film Festival team and help produce San Jose’s storied movie festival. The festival runs Feb. 24 to March 8, for more volunteer and Cinequest information, visitwww.cinequest.org.
Jan. 28 — Styx –With millions of records sold these classic rockers are known for hits, including Come Sail Away, Blue Collar Man and more. 8 p.m. Jan. 28, $45 – $75, City National Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St., http://sanjosetheaters.org/ai1ec_event/styx-san-jose-2015/
Jan. 29 — So You Think You Can Dance 2014 Season Tour –Finalists from the hit dancing competition show ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ show off their moves in San Jose. 8 p.m. Jan. 29, $39.50 – $69.50, City National Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St., http://sanjosetheaters.org/ai1ec_event/so-you-think-you-can-dance-2014
Jan. 31 — CMT’s Cabaret Night 2015 –Children’s Musical Theater performs songs where good and evil collides during this year’s gala event, which includes a sit-down catered dinner, a live band, silent auction and of course performances by CMT musicians. 6 p.m. Jan. 31, $150 with group pricing available, City National Civic, 35 W. San Carlos St., http://www.cmtsj.org/content/cabaret-night
Feb. 1 — Super Guadalupe River Run — Runners get a chance to earn their Super Bowl guacamole with this pre-game run. Events included a 10k, 5k and a kids’ 1k. 9 a.m. Feb. 1. Guadalupe River Park Conservancy, 438 Coleman Ave. http://www.grpg.org
Feb. 7 – America’s Got Talent auditions – at Santa Clara Convention Center. For more information on audition cities and venues, the audition process and tips, or to submit an online video audition for season 10, please visithttp://www.AGTAuditions.com/.
Feb. 14 — Adopt a Rose from the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Heritage Rose Garden — For $60 the Conservancy helps pick a rose to adopt in the name of a loved one who will receive a small box of Schurra’s chocolates, a large Cafe Too! gourmet cookie and one free red rose each month for a year from Citti’s Florist. Givers can have a personal message placed on a plaque by the rose bush of their choice. $60. Pick up prior to Valentine’s Day. www.grpg.org or call 408-298-7657.
Feb. 28 — San Jose Jazz Winter Fest – Get your tickets now for San Jose Jazz’s Winter Fest featuring Mads Tolling Quartet with Tierney Sutton and more at venues throughout downtown. Feb. 27 – March 8. Prices vary. http://sanjosejazz.org/winter-fest/?utm_source=WF15%3A+Preview%3A+On+Sale+Thu+Jan+15&utm_campaign=WF2015+I&utm_medium=email
Feb. 5 – Eric Church
Feb. 8 – Aziz Ansari
Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Super Love Jam
Feb. 18-22 – Disney on Ice
March 5 – Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band
March 6 – Chris Brown and Trey Songz, featuring Tyga
March 20-22 – Marvel Universe Live
March 26 – Ricardo Arjona
March 30 – WWE Monday Night Raw
March 31 – Maroon 5
April 12 – Ariana Grande
April 18 – Barry Manilow and special guest Dave Koz
May 12 – Neil Diamond
May 18-19 – U2 Innocence + Experience Tour
May 26 – Bette Midler
City National Civic
Jan. 28 – Styx
Jan. 29 – So You Think You Can Dance Tour 2014 Season Tour
Jan. 31 – CMT’s Cabaret Night
Feb. 6 – Excision with Minnesota, Protohype
Feb. 14 – Fresh Beat Band, 2pm, $35-$65
Feb. 22 – LithoVision 2015
Feb 27. – Bill O’Reilly and Dennis Miller – Don’t Be a Pinhead Tour
Mar. 3 – Celtic Thunder
April 28 – The Moody Blues, 8pm, $45-$5
May 16 – The Piano Guys, 7:30pm, $42.50-$127.50
SJSU Event Center
DASH shuttle – The DASH shuttle, which connects Diridon station to downtown’s core with free rides, runs 6:30 am to 9:15 pm. Shuttles are every 10-15 minutes during peak times, and every 30 minutes later.http://www.vta.org/schedules/SC_201.html
Pedicabs – Eco City Cycles –Look for Eco City Cycles door-to-door pedicab service. The service is available Wednesday-Saturday from 7 pm-2 am. Call ahead for reservations or pick ups 408-771-7723. Negotiate your price. www.ecocitycycles.com
Bike sharing – Modular bike share stations are in 15 locations around downtown. Also in cities up and down the peninsula. Coming soon to Oakland and Berkeley. Memberships now available;www.bayareabikeshare.com.
Mineta San Jose International Airport
Visitwww.tsa.govfor the latest information about security procedures.
For more information on Airport changes, maps, and services, go towww.flysanjose.com
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