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Wednesday – Dishcrawl “Neighborfood” event to promote Dine Downtown San Jose 2013 – Dishcrawl, popular for providing local food adventures, will host a sneak preview to the annual Dine Downtown event. Engage your taste buds as we explore the many special offerings of our local favorites two days early. With the destination set at serving quality dining experiences, the San Jose Downtown Association seeks to highlight the quality and diversity of dining options in downtown San Jose. This year, Dishcrawl will feature 8 of the participating Dine Downtown venues and dish out a unique and memorable way for people to connect over food. A portion of each ticket will be donated to organizations like San Jose Day Nursery and Arts Council Silicon Valley.
A ticket grants entry to the event, a cupcake, and the chance to win up to $500 of prizes. Tickets for menu offerings will be available for purchase for $8 on day of event, or $5 if purchased today. http://dishcrawl.com/dinedtsj/
Starts Friday through June 30 – Dine Downtown Restaurant Week 2013 – Twenty-five of downtown San Jose’s best restaurants offer imaginative three-course prix fixe menus (salad or appetizer, entrée and dessert) at superb prices (starting at $20) to new and loyal customers. The chefs have put together some wonderful menus. A new Web page makes comparisons of the dishes and prices easy. Make reservations, contacting the restaurant or through OpenTable.com. In four previous seasons, this has grown to be an extremely popular event. Be sure to come back again and again. Your restaurant choices are: 19Market; 71 Saint Peter Mediterranean Grill; Arcadia – A Michael Mina Steakhouse; Bella Mia Restaurant and Bar; Billy Berk’s Restaurant; Café Stritch; Fahrenheit Restaurant and Lounge; House of Siam; Il Fornaio; La Pastaia Kitchen and Bar; Loft Bar and Bistro; Los Gatos Brewing Company; Mezcal Restaurant; Morton’s The Steakhouse; Myth Taverna and Lounge; Nemea Greek Taverna; Orchestria Palm Court; Paolo’s Restaurant; PF Chang’s China Bistro; San Pedro Square Bistro & Wine Bar; Scott’s Seafood; Silicon Valley Capital Club; Sonoma Chicken Coop; Teske’s Germania and Vino Vino. www.sjdowntown.com/dinedowntown
Wednesday and June 26 – Starlight Cinemas 2013 – “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” plays on on Post Street during the free Starlight Cinemas this Wednesday. The pre-show show begins at 7pm and includes: Broadway San Jose contests promoting the Bay Area exclusive engagement of the musical “Priscilla Queen of the Desert,” opening Oct. 29; Karaoke provided by Harlow Music and Entertainment featuring your favorite “Priscilla” tunes – crowd votes for favorite performances to see who gets upgraded to sit in the Popchips VIP lounge area and treated to free dinner from Don Pedro’s and Peking House; Popchips will have Katy’s Kettle corn samples for tasting; Sherman Cellars will have wine tasting specials courtesy of Creekview Vineyards at their shop adjacent to the movie location; Live 105 Radio will be on site with goodies for early arriving movie fans. Oh, get “dinner to go” from neighboring Historic District restaurants. Coming June 26: “Home Alone” at San Pedro Square Market. Bring your blanket and/or chair. www.sjdowntown.com/starlight
Thursday – Express Yourself and Raise Your Voice on CreaTV’s Free Speech Wall
3:30-6 pm at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. This is part of CreaTV San Jose’s 5th birthday bash on July 1 with a live on-air birthday bash! Support San Jose’s community media center by participating in our auctions and telethon or simply enjoy the show with performances and special guests. Please join us from 6-9pm on Comcast channels 15, 27, 28, and 30 and via live stream at www.creatvsj.org. (408) 295-8815.
Friday – Downtown San Jose Farmers’ Market, presented by Kaiser Permanente
Pick up your fresh fruits, veggies and flowers. And have lunch from about 25 different choices around San Pedro Square and San Pedro Square Market. This week is “Green Day” at the market, with free reusable bags available to the first 25 to request them at the info desk, and EcoMonster on site for you to make arts and crafts out of recycled materials. Open each Friday (but not open July 5) 10am-2pm in San Pedro Square, at Santa Clara and San Pedro streets. Customers are encouraged to bring their own reusable and washed bags. (408) 279-1775; http://sjdowntown.com/events/sjda-events/farmers-market-presented-by-kaiser-permanente/
Make plans to attend downtown’s great summer music festivals
July 19 – Music in the Park; headliner Ozomatli and superb lineup of talented openers. $10 in advance, kids 12-under free with adult. http://sjdowntown.com/events/music_in_the_park/
July 20 – Fountain Blues Festival; headliner John Mayall with Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings and Ruthie Foster. $15 in advance, 12-under free with adult. http://fountainbluesfestival.com
August 9-11 San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2013; Classic and contemporary jazz greats will blow your mind. Ben Vereen, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Charlie Hunter for starters. $20 in advance and $5 for kids. http://jazzfest.sanjosejazz.org/
Wednesday-Sunday – Comedy at the Improv – Wed 8pm The Stowe Show (2 drink minimum). Thur 8 pm, Fri 8 and 10 pm Mo’nique. Sat 7 and 9 pm and Sun 7pm, Erik Griffin $18. 62 S. Second St. 408-280-7475 or http://sanjose.improv.com/showListCalendar.cfm
Thursday-Sunday and Tuesday-Wednesday – San Jose Rep presents “A Minister’s Wife” – Based on the play “Candida” by George Bernard Shaw. Learn what is at the core of long-term relationships and how love is sustained. Tue-Wed 7:30 pm, Thur and Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 and 8 pm, Sun 7 p.m.
Previews June 20-25, Opens June 26-through July 14. $29-$74, San Jose Repertory Theatre, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, 408-367-7255; www.sjrep.com
Thursday – Trinity Cathedral Concert Series – The concert is called “Whimsy and Wonder, the Scherzo from Beethoven’s Debut to Occupy Wall Street” and includes Beethoven’s Sonata Op.2 No 2, Brahms Scherzo Op 4 and Chopin’s Scherzo No 4. 8pm, Trinity Cathedral, 81 N. 2nd St, $10 to $25 (for family of four)
Thursday-Sunday through July 14 – Northside Theatre Co. presents “The Little Dog Laughed” – Mitchell Green is a movie star who could hit it big if it weren’t for one teensy-weensy problem; his agent, Diane, can’t seem to keep him in the closet. Thurs-Sat 8 pm and Sun 3 pm $15-$20, 408-288-7820, www.northsidetheatre.com
Thursday-Sunday — City Lights Theater Co. presents “Spacebar” Spacebar: A Broadway Play by Kyle Sugarman is the incredible comedy of how an obscure kid from Fort Collins, Colo., attempts to stick it to Broadway with his unproduce-able play of jetpacks, anti-gravity, and old-fashioned boy-meets-robot romance. Thurs-Sat, 8pm; Sun, 2pm. $29.95-39.95, 408-295-4200,www.cltc.org
Friday – 30/20 benefit for SJ Stage – Actor comedian Kevin Pollak headlines the 20th year of The Stage’s annual fund-raiser and 30th year of the organization. 7 pm-midnight, Corinthian Grand Ballroom at Silicon Valley Athletic Club, 196 N. Third St. $150. 408-283-7142, www.thestage.org.
Friday-Sunday – “Vande Mataram” – A play about greed, gunpowder and ghandism, presented by NAATAK. Based on a true story – the Keezhariyur Bomb Case in Malabar, Kerala – Vande Mataram is a lament for Indian nationalism and the absurdity of being an Indian rebel in the 1940s. Fri 8 pm, Sat 2 and 6 pm, and Sun 2 pm. Theatre on San Pedro Square, 29 N. San Pedro St. 650-762-8627, http://www.naatak.com/current_event.html
Fridays-Saturdays – ComedySportz – See competitive improvisational teams perform. 9 pm Fri; 7 pm Sat. Rotating show at 9:30 pm Sat. Camera 3 Theater, 288 S. Second St. $12-$15. 408-985-5233 or www.national-comedy.com
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Daily through Saturday – Silicon Valley Music Festival – Weeklong classical music festival and musical education program. Events at Historic Hoover Theatre, Fairmont San Jose and other places. http://www.svmusicfestival.org
Thursdays – Music in the Glen concert series – Thursdays June 20-Aug. 8 (no show July 4) 6:30-8:30, Willow Glen Elementary School, Lincoln and Minnesota avenues.
Did you know that Downtown San Jose has more than 40 venues offering live music any one week, ranging from open mic nights at a coffee house to superstar performers at HP Pavilion or San Jose Civic? There’s so much going on, it’s too much for us to list here. Please check out our Live Music listings at http://sjdowntown.com/liveandlocal/
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Saturday – Auditions for “1776” – Tabard Theatre Co. 29 will perform the Tony Award-winning musical with an entirely female cast in contemporary clothing, next Jan. 24-Feb. 16 at Theatre on the Square. Tabard seeks 20 women, mid-teens to 60+. Auditions by appointment only – email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday – San Jose Community Dance – Live music, no partner needed, all dances taught, no fancy footwork – easy to learn, smoke and alcohol free. Lemonade and water provided, light potluck snacks welcome. First and third Sunday of each month. 2:30-5:30 pm. First Unitarian Church of San José, 160 N. Third St. Suggested donation: $8-$15. bacds.org/newcomers
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At Camera 12
“Now You See Me,” “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” “Fast and Furious 6” “The Purge,” “The Internship” “This is the End,” “Man of Steel” “The Kings of Summer” “World War Z” and “Monsters University.” Opens Friday: “The Bling Ring” Opening June 28: “The Heat” and “White House Down”
At Camera 3
“Fill the Void”, “Dirty Wars”
Opera in Cinema series: Verdi’s “Nabucco,” The Royal Opera House, London, Sunday at 12:15pm and Tuesday at 7pm, $17
Opens Fri, June 28th: “Berberian Sound Studio” and “Deceptive Practices: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay”
At The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater at The Tech Museum of Innovation:
“Flight of the Butterflies” ($10), “Rocky Mountain Express,” and “Under the Sea.” The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater is located inside The Tech at 201 S. Market St. $8-15. www.thetech.org/imax/presentations
Thursday – Cinequest presents Monthly Maverick Meetups –June’s theme “Inspiration.” 5:30-7pm, Mezcal, 25 W. San Fernando St. Free. http://www.cinequest.org/
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Daily – San Jose Day Nursery, Child Development Center, for day care –San Jose Day Nursery (SJDN) cares for children ages six weeks to 5 years old in small class sizes. Immediate openings in infant, toddler and preschool classes are available. 33 N. 8th St.; 408-288-9667 www.sjdn.org
June 26 – Teen Force Reception – TeenForce helps 14-20-year-olds gain work experience. This is a networking event at the Chamber of Commerce, 101 W. Santa Clara St., 408-291-5250, www.sjchamber.com.
June 17-Aug. 2 – Kids Summer Art Camp – Spaces still available for kids, 6-14, for weeks of fun and creativity and acess to the host San Jose Museum of Art. Sessions are June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2. www.sanjosemuseumofart.org/kids-summer-art-camp
June-August – Tabard Summer Youth Program – Camp offered daily, 9am-3pm; Extended care, hot lunch, financial assistance and half-day option available for all sessions of camp: June 17-21, June 24-28 and July 8-19 are $100 off (use promo code JUNE) Also sessions July 22-Aug. 2 and Aug 5-8. Each camp ends its session with a musical theatre performance. http://www.tabardtheatre.org/youth/index.html
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Dynamic Sport and Social Club registration now open – Dynamic Sport and Social Club provides recreational sports leagues and social events for adults over 21. From Kickball to flag football, no matter your skill level or athletic ability, there’s a sport to enjoy and opportunities to socialize. DSSC emphasizes recreational play that doesn’t take the score too seriously. Registration deadlines are coming up, check online for more details. $60-$80 per season. www.dynamicssc.com/
Mondays and Wednesdays – Breakthrough Bootcamp – An outdoor workout that utilizes the field, track, bleachers, and other structures. 8:30 am. 275 N. 24th St. www.dtsanjosebootcamp.com
Tuesdays – Free Zumba Classes at the Fairmont – Fairmont Hotel in collaboration with San Jose Athletic Club offer free Zumba classes to hotel guest and to the San Jose community. For reservations email Tara.Betz@fairmont.com. 5:30 pm. 170 S. Market St. Free. www.fairmont.com/sanjose
Thursday through June 27 and July 18-Aug. 8 – Nature Inspired Yoga in the Park, Summer Series — Yoga instructor Kristin Strellis offers a gentle yoga class designed to improve flexibility, balance and relaxation. All necessary equipment is provided.
Thursdays 6:15pm to 7:15pm, $25-30 series or $10 drop-in. Meet outside the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Visitor’s Center, 438 Coleman Ave. www.grpg.org, 408-298-7657.
Saturday – Sabrecats vs. Arizona, $12-$82 – 7:30 pm, HP Pavilion. $12-$82 www.hppsj.com
June 29 – Earthquakes home game vs. Los Angeles – 7:30 pm, Buck Shaw Stadium at University of Santa Clara, Also July 13 – 7:30 pm vs. Seattle and July 27 – 7:30 pm vs. Portland http://www.sjearthquakes.com/schedule
June 30 – Fitness Faceoff: Run/Ride/Health Fest benefiting the Sharks Foundation – 5k and 10 k runs or 23- or 55-mile rides through the city. Various road closures will result. $35-$90 7:15 am-1 pm. Start and finish at the arena. www.sjsharks.com/fitnessfaceoff
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Classes, conferences, meetings and seminars
Through Friday – 10th International Planetary Probe Workshop – 150 of the world’s leading engineers, technologists, scientists, mission designers, space agency leaders and students focusing on sending space vehicles to other worlds will be meeting this week at SJSU. Several events hosted by the Tech Museum are also open to the public. http://bit.ly/sjsu-ippw
Weekly: Financial Knowledge Institute employee financial workshops – The Financial Knowledge Institute, a 501c3 non-profit organization, holds free on-site employee educational workshops on personal financial matters at downtown area businesses. Call 866-734-8465 or visit www.financialknowledgeinstitute.org
Wednesday – Network after Work San Jose Launch Event – Network with more than 150 professionals of all careers. 6-9 pm, San Jose Bar and Grill, 85 S. Second St. $10-$15, http://www.networkafterwork.com/events/2013-06-19
Classes at the San Jose Entrepreneur Center
100 E. Santa Clara St. http://sanjoseecenter.org/
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Thursday – Etsy’s fourth annual Craft Party – A craft supply swap. Make new treasures. 6:30-8:30 pm San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, 520 S. First St. $5 408-971-0323, www.sjquiltmuseum.org
Sunday –Summer Sundays with Museum of Art at The Tech: Do-it-yourself art. Try light drawing with the Glow Doodle app. Free with gallery admission to The tech or Museum of Art or The tech membership. The Tech, 201 S. Market St.,
Weekly “Bring It” summer series at ZERO1 Garage – Artists and community members using art to address real-world social challenges, and contributing to the community of creativity and innovation talk about a topic. June 28: Can artists heal nature? Presented with Montalvo Arts Center. 6-8 pm 439 S. First St. http://www.zero1.org/garage
Daily – Joe Miller’s solo exhibit, “Mass Produce Original Thought” – 7-11 pm, Empire seven Studios, 525 N. 7th St. www.empiresevenstudios.com
Daily through Sept. 8 – Annie Leibovitz “Pilgrimage” – San Jose Museum of Art, 110 S. Market St. $8. 408-271-6840. www.sjmusart.org
Daily through Sept. 29 – Questions from the Sky – New installation by Bay Area artist Hung Liu. June 20_ 5-8 p.m. watch the artist at work as she paints the final wall for the exhibition. San Jose Museum of Art, 110 S. Market St. 408-271-6840, www.sanjosemuseumofart.org.
SJICA exhibit in window of Liquid Agency– See Sabine Reckewell’s “Double Centenary” on view through August at Liquid Agency, 451 S. First St. www.sjica.org
Museums and galleries
Anno Domini – the second coming of art and design – Open noon-7 pm Tues-Fri; noon-5 pm Sat. 366 S. First St. Free. 408-271-5155 www.galleryAD.com
Art Object Gallery – Open 1-4 pm Thurs-Sat. 592 N. Fifth St. Free. artobjectgallery.com
Casa Jalisco – Open 9 am-3 pm Monday-Friday. 320 S. First St. Free
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, email@example.com 408-924-4600.
Children’s Discovery Museum – Curious George exhibit now open. Open 10 am to 5 pm Tues-Sat and noon-5 Sun. $11-$12. 180 Woz Way. 408-298-5437 or www.cdm.org
City Hall windows gallery – Fourth Street near Santa Clara Street
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Library – 150 E. San Fernando St. Free. 408-808-2000 or www.sjpl.org
History San Jose – History Park, 1650 Senter Road. 408-287-2290 or www.historysanjose.org
The Japanese American Museum of San Jose – Common Ground exhibit showcases San Jose’s historic Heinleville Chinatown and Japantown. 535 N. 5th St. jamsj.org; 408-294-3138.
KALEID gallery – Open noon-7 pm Tues-Fri; Noon-5 pm Sat. $2 Tuesdays every third Tuesday of the month. 88 S. Fourth St. Free. 408-271-5151 or www.KALEIDgallery.com
MACLA – Open noon-7 pm Wed-Thurs; noon-5 pm Fri-Sat. 510 S. First St. Free. 408-998-2783 or www.maclaarte.org
Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery – Open 11 am-4 pm and 6-7:30 pm Tues; 11 am-4 pm Wed-Fri. Art Building, San Jose State University, 1 Washington Square. Free. 408-924-4328
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum – Open 10 am-5 pm Mon-Fri; 11 am-6 pm Sat-Sun. 1342 Naglee Ave. $9, $7 seniors/students, $5 ages 5-10, free for ages 4 and younger. 408-947-3636 or www.egyptianmuseum.org
San Jose City Hall – Various exhibits – current: Asian Techniques and Traditions in Ceramic Art; Climate Clock; Green Buildings. Open 8 am-5 pm, Mon-Fri. 200 E. Santa Clara St. Free. 408-535-8168
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art –Open 10 am-5 pm, Tues-Fri; Noon-5 pm Sat. Closed Sun & Mon. 560 S. First St. Free Admission. Donations welcomed. 408-283-8155 or www.sjica.org
San Jose Museum of Art – Through Dec. 21 – Swans, Swine and Sirens, capturing monsters, heroes and gods portrayed in Greek mythology. 11 am-5 pm Tues-Sun. 110 S. Market St. $8. 408-271-6840. www.sjmusart.org
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles – Open 10 am-5 pm Wed-Sun (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 www.sjquiltmuseum.org
The Tech Museum of Innovation – Open daily 10 am-5 pm. 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 or www.thetech.org
Works/San Jose – Open noon-4 pm Tues-Sat (to 7 pm Thurs). 451 S. First St. 408-295-8378.
ZERO1 Garage –Noon-4 pm Wednesday-Saturday, 429 S. First St. www.zero1.org/garage
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Hawaiian Airlines Downtown Ice airfare discounts – Go to www.hawaiianairlines.com/affiliate, use promotion code “SJDA” and get year-round discounts on flights to the islands and beyond. Click here for booking page: https://apps.hawaiianairlines.com/Affiliate/Booking.aspx
Muji Sale – 30% off of Selected Spring/Summer Men’s and Women’s Wear, 170 S. Market St., located in the Fairmont Hotel Annex, corner of First Street and Paseo de San Antonio. Check muji.us; call 408-200-7818
Starting June 27 – Every Thursday (not July 4) – Moveable Feast in SoFA – Food trucks galore, 5-9pm. First event extends to 10 pm and includes silent disco from Giant Creative.
Nightly specials at 4th Street Pizza Co. – Margaritas on Mondays, $2 slices on Tuesdays., wings on Wednesday, etc. Plus, country music. www.4thstpiizaco.com
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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 Blank Club – 44 S. Almaden Ave. 408-971-8511 theblankclub.com · The Brit – 173 W. Santa Clara St. 408-278-1400 britanniaarmsdowntown.com · Brix Nightclub – 349 S. First St. 408-947-1975 www.brixnightclub.com · Club Milano – 394 S. Second St. milanoclub.net · Dive bar – 78 E. Santa Clara St. 408-288-5252 sjdivebar.com · South First Billiards: Elixer Lounge – 420 S. First St. 408-294-7800 sofapool.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. 408-298-4318 www.lidonightclub.net · Liquid Lounge – 32 S. Third St. Loft Bar and Bistro – 90 S. Second St. 408-291-0677 loftbarandbistro.com · Beso Club – 417 S. First St.· Motif Restaurant and Club – 389 S. First St. 408-279-1888 motiflounge.com · Myth Tavern & Lounge – 152 Post St. 408-286-7678 www.mythsj.com · Studio 8 – 8 S. First St. 408-279-4444 pearlsj.com · Sabor Tapas Bar and Lounge – 72 N. Almaden Ave. 408-287-1737 saborlounge.net · San Jose Bar and Grill – 85 S. Second St. 408-286-2397 sanjosebarandgrill.com · Splash www.infernodances.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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Go find out what urban living is about: www.sjdowntown.com/Find_Your_Home.html
360 Residences (rent)– 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom homes available right now. Offering up to 6 weeks free on select homes plus an additional look and lease concession. 360 S. Market St. 408-295-1360 www.360Residences.com
The 88 (own) – 88 E. San Fernando St. 408-279-8882 or www.the88sj.com
Axis (own) – 38 N. Almaden Blvd. 408-297-9888 or www.axissanjose.com
City Heights (lease penthouses) – 175 W. St. James St. 408-286-2489 or www.cityheightssanjose.com
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genARTS Silicon Valley Emerging Artist Initiative – a crowd funding and matching grant program aimed at jumpstarting project development for promising emerging Silicon Valley artists working in any discipline. Through this program, artists could end up with more than $1,000 each to support their proposed artistic projects. Finalists work with genARTS to create and launch an indiegogo.com campaign. While genARTS will assist in the development and promotion of the project’s crowd funding, artists must be prepared to call upon their networks for support! Artists have two weeks to crowd fund their projects, and genARTS will match the funding raised by each artist, up to $500. Deadline to apply is July 1, 2013. Apply at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DNH7QGV
Become a Founding Member of SPUR – Join SPUR’s San Jose Friends and Family Campaign. Join by July 1 and be recognized as a Founding Member of SPUR San Jose in “The Urbanist” magazine, as well as on our San Jose Donor Wall. Your membership will also provide you with free admission to a wealth of events, including members only walking tours and lunchtime forums on different aspects of urbanism. You will also receive a yearlong subscription to “The Urbanist.” http://www.spur.org/join-renew-give/individual
Beautify and restore St. James Park – The St. James Park Neighborhood Association has adopted St. James Park with the goal of beautification and restoration. The city’s parks department will work with volunteers endeavoring to plant, refinish benches, litter removal, hold events, and more. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1u8sUv1GRCNvJOQQpocYD4FbmzXBm5YFZ99nVY4r5Auk/viewform
Rose Deadheading – The Guadalupe River Park Conservancy is looking for volunteers to remove spent blooms every second Tuesday of the month, beginning Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Heritage Rose Garden on Taylor and Spring streets. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org, 408-298-7657, www.grpg.org.
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June 25 – Community meeting to ban bicycles on sidewalks – 6-7:30 pm City Hall Council Wing 120, 200 E Santa Clara St. sanjoseca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/13203
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Saturday – Sabrecats vs. Arizona, $12-$82
June 26 – Justin Bieber $42-$92
June 28 – Team H Feat.Jang Keun Suk world music
July 2 – The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour Starring Beyonce, SOLD OUT
July 6 – Sabecats vs. San Antonio
July 7 and 12 – New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men
July 20 – Sabrecats vs. Phildelphia
July 25 – Bruno Mars
July 30 – One Direction, $29.50-$89.50
Aug. 21-26 – Ringling Bros circus
SJSU Event Center
San Jose Civic
June 28-30 – Sesame Street Live – Can’t Stop Singing
July 23 – Amy Grant and Brandon Heath
Sept. 8 – Earth, Wind and Fire, featuring The Elements, Philip Bailey, Verdine White and Ralph Johnson $60-$99
Sept. 6 – The Wiggles, 6:30 pm $18.50-$78.50 (Tickets on sale Sat June 22)
Oct. 2 – Spank! The 50 Shades Parody, 7:30 pm $25-$40
Oct. 27 – The Moody Blues, 7:30 pm $45-$85 (Tickets on sale Sat June 22)
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Downtown Parking Rates – sjdowntownparking.com has a cool interactive map that makes parking easy. www.sjdowntownparking.com
See the sites of downtown via Segway Tours! Tours last about two hours, and include free training. Cost is $75. Tours kick off at the The Tech Museum 10 am and 2 pm. For reservations call 408-294-8324. For details visit www.siliconsegway.com/tours/
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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
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Visit www.tsa.gov for the latest information about security procedures.
For more information on Airport changes, maps, and services, go to www.flysanjose.com
Bike safety – San Jose seniors ask that bicyclists use the correct side of the street and slow down around pedestrians. Check www.whatsanjoseneeds.com
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