Arts & Culture
New Art Exhibition Featuring Latin American Art And Artists Opens In Museums And Galleries Across Southern California
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA kicked off this month with shows in more than 70 museums and artists from 45 countries. There will be pieces from the pre-Columbian Americas, but most of the works will feature modern artists, including some of the very Chicano artists who were kept out of Los Angeles' most prestigious museums just a few decades ago.
"The Sandcastle Girls" is a multi-generational tale that spans nearly 100 years and focuses on the Armenian Genocide.
His paintings gave a name to the impressionist movement and his life spanned to the beginnings of modern art. The 19th-Century French painter Claude Monet's works are celebrated in museums around the world, and this fall they will be celebrated in Balboa Park.
- Sept. 12
- By Beth Accomando
The Old Globe has a bold new production of “Hamlet” on stage now. It is directed by Barry Edelstein and it made me see the play with new eyes. This podcast is dedicated to Shakespeare’s great play and to understanding it better through film and an interview with Edelstein.
A collection of award-winning musicals opens in San Diego this week, plus a popular blues festival returns.
The play follows a North Korean defector who has left her family behind and a "goose father," a term for a South Korean man who sends his family to an English-speaking country for schooling while he stays behind to support them.
- Sept. 7
- By Beth Accomando
Every year I pursue my passion for horror by volunteering to work at the Horrible Imaginings Film Festival. Here’s a preview of the festival that runs Friday through Sunday at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park.
One of the world's foremost psychiatrists has written a book about why President Trump is not mentally ill, but America may be.
Earthquakes are something Californians have felt and have feared for decades. Now, a new book is warning that Earthquakes aren't just a California problem.
San Diego's summer past times are coming to a close, catch them before it's too late.