San Diego Arts Round-Up: Dissing SD Popcorn, Golda At The Globe, And A Balboa Park Conservancy?
Monday, May 3, 2010
SDMA's Art Alive was packed on Friday night. We smelled and viewed the goodness before heading over to see "Exit Through The Gift Shop" which lives up to all the hype and critical acclaim. It's that good. On to the San Diego arts stories from the weekend.
A new arts district opens in Tijuana, making use of tourist shops that have closed in recent years.
The San Francisco Chronicle says San Diego is having a culinary revolution.
A stage adaptation of "Little Miss Sunshine" comes to the La Jolla Playhouse in February, 2011, for its world premiere.
Voice of San Diego has a good story on the relationship between art and science, spinning off the Chihuly exhibit at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
Broadway actress Tovah Feldshuh brings her one-woman show about Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir to The Old Globe.
And the U-T's Jim Hebert has a review of it.
SDNN has a profile of La Jolla Music Society's president and artistic director, Christopher Beach.
Sounds like musician Neil Innes' show this weekend was a hoot - group raspberries?
Here's a story charting the history and politics surrounding the conservation of Balboa Park.
You can win tickets to the May 6th Blamorhea show over at Owl and Bear - and see their list of the top five country albums of all time.
The UCSD gallery has a show of contemporary Mexican art.
Next time you're in San Francisco, look for all the historic streetcars, including one from San Diego (the author mentions it as her favorite).
This former San Diegan, now Bay Area foodie, disses our city's theaters and popcorn. Clearly she's never been to a Landmark theater in San Diego.
In recent months, there's been classical music at jazz club Anthology, courtesy of Luscious Noise.