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January 2020

Further Confusion 2020

January 16 - January 20

Further Confusion is one of the largest international conventions celebrating anthropomorphism in all its guises. Further Confusion includes charitable benefits, educational seminars, art shows, panels and general social activities. https://www.furtherconfusion.org/

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NCVA Girls Kickoff Tournament 2020

January 18 - January 20

The tournament takes place on Saturday, January 18th through Monday, January 20th, 2020. While the event takes place over three days, each team will only play two of those three days. Divisions will play either Saturday and Sunday OR Sunday and Monday. https://ncva.com/girls/tournaments/california-kickoff/

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Harlem Globetrotters

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Harlem Globetrotters is an exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism, theater, and comedy in their style of play. $25-$175. http://www.sapcenter.com/events/detail/globetrotters

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SPUR – The Urban Edge

January 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
SPUR, 76 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113, USA, 1 S 1st St United States

Greenbelt Alliance has partnered with SPUR, as part of the Regional Strategy initiative, to produce the briefing paper Managing the Urban Edge. Presenting a range of tools that have proven successful in limiting encroachment across the Bay Area, the report introduces additional strategies linking conservation to climate adaptation while considering the factors driving sprawl today, especially in the Central Valley. Free for SPUR members. $10 for non-members. https://www.spur.org/events/2020-01-21/urban-edge

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Seventeen

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

South Korean boy band Seventeen is coming to San Jose as part of their Ode To You World Tour! $91-$500. http://www.sapcenter.com/events/detail/seventeen

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San Jose State Spartans Women’s Basketball vs. New Mexico Lobos

January 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cheer on the SJSU Women's basketball team as they take on the New Mexico Lobos! $8. https://www.facebook.com/events/505995396828738/

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SPUR – Plumed Serpent and Art as Civic Discourse

January 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
SPUR, 76 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113, USA, 1 S 1st St United States

Plumed Serpent by artist Robert Graham has become a lightning rod for civic discourse. To some, it is a beautiful homage to Mexican culture, while others debate its artistic merit, religious symbolism, cost and more. Since some art narratives are more flawed than others, this is why Plumed Serpent’s story bears investigation. Come examine the democratization of art in a pluralistic community and the role of art as a catalyst of public dialogue. Free for SPUR members. $10 for non-members. https://www.spur.org/events/2020-01-23/plumed-serpent-and-art-civic-discourse

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour

January 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The hilarious, Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to San Jose! Join show creator and original host Joel Hodgson and the world’s greatest, and only, movie-riffing robots Tom Servo, Crow and Gypsy as they take you on a roller coaster ride through some of the cheesiest films ever made. $38-$73. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/mystery-science-theater-3000-live-the-great-cheesy-movie-circus-tour/?instance_id=11231

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Stage Kiss

January 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Part backstage comedy and part offbeat love story, Stage Kiss follows two actors with a history. After they're cast opposite each other again, the lines start to blur when they have to kiss each other. Either way, the show much go on. $25-$44. https://cltc.org/tickets/

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A New Brain

January 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Coming from composer/writer William Finn's own personal experience, this compelling, inspiring modern musical is filled with hope and laughter as it follows Gordon, a neurotic, frustrated composer, navigating his brain aneurism! $18-$45. https://www.tabardtheatre.org/box-office/tickets/?eid=20762

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