NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) is a global conference series providing training, insights, and direct access to experts on the hottest topics in computing today. https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/gtc/
Showcasing recent documentary, short, artistic, and feature-length films by Southeast Asian filmmakers, topics range from transgender identity and LGBTQ issues to immigration and the complexities of the diasporic experience. This free program of twelve films will screen at SJMA, the Asian Art Museum, California College of the Arts, and at various locations throughout San José. Free. https://sjmusart.org/event/stories-farther-shore-southeast-asian-film
Start your 2019 with three exciting socials where you will taste premium tequilas and learn about the fascinating process behind crafting them. Admission to each social includes a welcome beverage, samples of three tequila marques, passed appetizers, make your own taco bar and an all-you-can-eat chips and salsa! $30 per person. RSVP to all three in advance for $75. https://tequilasocials.brownpapertickets.com/
Exotopia is a virtual reality installation where visitors can explore all the known exoplanets — thousands that have been discovered in the last 20 years. Admission is $5 after 5 pm. Free for members. https://sjmusart.org/event/third-thursday-exotopia
CMT Mainstage presents the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, which follows Monty Navarro as he tries to kill off his unsuspecting relatives without being caught when he learns that he’s eighth in line for a family fortune. $20-$25. https://www.cmtsj.org/tickets/
In this moving tale about life, love and the enduring strength of memory, grief-stricken Orpheus travels to the underworld, where he learns he can rescue his wife, Eurydice, if he doesn’t look back on the way up. Now, we see the story through Eurydice’s eyes. With playwright Sarah Ruhl’s blessing, City Lights’ innovative new production combines this strikingly fresh script with the beauty of American Sign Language. $21-$42. https://cltc.org/tickets/
Theo Von can be seen in his very own Netflix Original comedy special “No Offense.” His podcast, This Past Weekend, is one of the top comedy podcasts, with 3.5M listens a month.He’s also regularly on Joey Diaz’s The Church of What’s Happening Now, and was voted guest of the year on The Fighter and the Kid by TFATK listeners in 2017. $25-$45. https://improv.com/sanjose/comic/theo+von/
Energetic, urban and contemporary, VOLTA is a captivating voyage of discovery that showcases never-before-seen-under-the-Big-Top acrobatics in a visually striking world. Driven by a stirring melodic score and inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, VOLTA is about finding yourself and unveiling your personal powers. Use promo code VOLTA20 to save 20%! $54-$290 (VIP). https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/volta
The Road to the Final Four® stops in San Jose when the West Coast Conference hosts the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA ® March Madness ® Tournament! $150-$300. http://www.sapcenter.com/events/detail/2019ncaafirstandsecondrounds
The SPUR Impact Awards acknowledge outstanding impact by public sector employees in city and county government in Santa Clara County who are making a difference within government and the community at large in the areas of housing, transportation, placemaking and urban design, and sustainability and resilience. https://www.spur.org/events/2019-03-22/2019-spur-impact-awards
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