868 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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  • Sabrina Carpenter

    Jul 18, 2017

  • W00tstock

    Jul 20, 2017

  • Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live

    Jul 21 - 22, 2017

  • Ira Glass

    Aug 27, 2017

  • Love on the Floor

    Oct 18, 2017

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Sabrina Carpenter

July 18, 2017

Placing third in The Next Miley Cyrus Project, this multi-talented young woman first came to prominence for her role as a younger version of Chloe Goodman in Fox's 2013 The Goodwin Games, before headlining Disney Channe's Girl Meets World. as Maya Hart. Having signed to Hollywood Records, Carpenter has already released a steady output of albums, with her first EP in 2014, Canít Blame a Girl for Trying before dropping her first two full-length works Eyes Wide Open in 2015, followed swiftly by Evolution in 2016.

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July 20, 2017

Since 2009, W00tstock, billed as 3 hours of Geeks and Music, has featured many new heroes of popular culture, from stage to screen, the printed page to YouTube presenting music, short films, comedy and readings. It's all the creation of Wil Wheaton, ex-Star Trek captain and holder of eternal youth and ex-Mythbuster Adam Savage.

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live

July 21 - 22, 2017

Are you looking to board the Satellite of Love once more for a riff-fest experience like no other? Then seek no further, for the Mystery Science Theater 3000 crew are bringing their unique comedy show to a theatre near you this year. Join Jonah, Tom Servo, Crow.T Robot and Gypsy for a screening of fan favorite Eaargh and also a super secret movie, never before featured in the series!

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Ira Glass

August 27, 2017

The creator of the public radio show This American Life talks about his program and how it's put together: what makes a compelling story, where they find the amazing stories for the show, how he and his staff are trying to push broadcast journalism to do things it doesn't usually do.

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Love on the Floor

October 18, 2017

Following a sold-out run in Japan, Emmy nominee Cheryl Burke brings her sizzling dance show Love on the Floor to North America for an extensive tour. Known to millions through her 18 seasons on Dancing with the Stars, Burke has created a unique love story told through dance, that unlike other shows of its kind, tells a captivating story that imbues the spectacular choreography with real emotional weight.

Balboa Theater

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868 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

  • Year opened: 1924
  • Capacity: 1335
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar

The elegant Balboa Theatre has seen many uses over the years, from movie theater to housing for the US Navy during WWII. Beginning in the 1980s, the building was closed for twenty years and threatened with demolition, until a multi-million dollar renovation reopened it as a community arts center and theater space in 2008. It now hosts dozens of concerts and comedians every year.

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