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Rocco's Amazing Space

Father of Japanese Street Art

In the late 70s, Rocco’s edgy, colorful, and playful expressionist art first graced the large bland concrete walls connecting Sakuragicho and Takahashi Station in Yokohama. Within two years, his comic-like images of children drawn in chalk filled a one kilometer wall. The City Managers occasionally painted over them as “unaesthetic” graffiti and scribbling, but many survived and won great favor among the public. In an unprecedented decision, the city eventually relented and by the early 80s “The Wall” became a famous place for public drawing attracting hundreds of international artists from all walks of life.

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Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
2215 Pan American Way E
San Diego, CA 92101

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11:00 AM - 3:45 PM

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Gray Whale Migration Winter/Spring 2019

Jan 29 - ongoing

Over 20,000 gray whales migrate annually from the summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea, to the winter grounds of the Baja California lagoons, and back again, along the Southern California coast.

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The Flower Fields

Mar 1 - May 12, 2019

For more than sixty years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world. The nearly fifty acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch in Carlsbad, California, are in bloom for approximately six to eight weeks each year - from early March through early May - literally bringing the famous fields back to life. This annual burst of color, which has become part of the area’s local heritage, also is one of nature’s official ways of announcing the arrival of spring here in Southern California.

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Farm to Table Yoga Brunch

Feb 23, 2019

Come zen out with us on the farm!

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The Irish Rovers

Mar 9, 2019

The Irish Rovers have been selling out worldwide and are thrilled to be returning to Balboa Theatre – by popular demand!

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Gray Whale Migration Winter/Spring 2019

Jan 29 - ongoing
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The Flower Fields

Mar 1 - May 12, 2019
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Farm to Table Yoga Brunch

Feb 23, 2019
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The Irish Rovers

Mar 9, 2019
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