Lou De Beer’s aventurous life, St. Spyridon Greek festival, Nunsense, Jennifer Lopez, Dan Werb discusses City of Omens

Events June 6-June 12, 2019

Greek dancing
  • Greek dancing

Thursday | 6

Lou De Beer

Lou De Beer

Past Event

One Soldier's Adventurous Life

One soldier's aventurous life

This D-Day, listen to the life story of USMC veteran Lou De Beer, who survived the Nazi occupation of The Netherlands as a prisoner of war, then fought in the Korean War and the Algerian War in the Kabyle Mountains before serving stateside in the National Security Agency. His story is told in words and pictures and is matched by that of his French-born wife.

Friday | 7

Greek dancing

Greek dancing

Past Event

San Diego Greek Festival

Greek pastries and folk dancing

The parishioners of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church invite all to their 50th celebration of Greek culture. Come try Greek pastries and coffee, listen to live bands performing Greek music, and watch performances by youth dance troupes wearing folk costumes. Features the largest array of Greek wines in California, and a beer garden will offer imported Greek and domestic brews. Plus: Greek foods market, shopping, kids activity area, and church tours led by Father Andrew Scordalakis.

Nunsense

Nunsense

Nunsense

Nunsense

Five of the nineteen surviving Little Sisters of Hoboken, a one-time missionary order that ran a leper colony on an island south of France, discover that their cook, Sister Julia, accidentally killed the other 52 residents of the convent with her tainted vichyssoise while they were off playing bingo. So they decide to stage a variety show to raise money for the burials. The entertainment they present includes solo star turns, madcap dance routines, and an audience quiz.

Monday | 10

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

Past Event

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

When Jennifer Lopez first came to notice playing Selena in a 1997 biopic, few could have guessed that she’d one day rival Madonna and Beyonce as queen of the dance floor. Her 50th birthday “It’s My Party” tour is her first headline trek in six years; included are guest dancers from her NBC TV show World Of Dance.

Wednesday | 12

Dan Werb

Dan Werb

Past Event

Dan Werb: City of Omens

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
  • Book Catapult, 3010-B Juniper Street, San Diego
  • Free

Dan Werb discusses City of Omens

UCSD professor Dan Werb discusses and signs his new book, City of Omens: A Search for the Missing Women of the Borderlands. Epidemiologist Werb’s search for the causes of Tijuana’s femicides leads all the way from its factory slums and drug dens to the corridors of police corruption.

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