- March 31
If you were hoping to grab a selfie at Coachella this year, you’ll have to do it the old-fashioned way.
- March 31
The May 24 performance at Petco Park is the only West Coast stop of the "Zip Code" tour. It will be the Stones' first appearance in San Diego in nearly a decade.
- March 26
- Midday Edition
San Diego IndieFest is the first exclusively independent music festival in the country. It will take place on March 28 and feature 50 musical acts including New York indie-rock band Bear Hands as a headliner.
- March 20
Sheriff's deputies have served the operators of the Ché Café with an eviction notice, marking the latest and most serious threat to the underground music venue and vegetarian restaurant on the edge of campus.
- March 13
Richard Nixon’s historic visit to China in 1972 changed international relations forever. You’d expect to find it in the history books but you might be surprised to see it as the inspiration for a modern opera. "Nixon in China's" director and soprano explain why a modern opera can be a scary and exciting thing.
- March 12
The La Jolla Symphony and Chorus takes on the challenge of performing Hector Berlioz's "Requiem" and gathers more than 300 musicians to make it happen.
- March 6
The San Diego Opera provides an underutilized service called audio description. It allows the visually impaired to enjoy an opera performance more fully.
- Feb. 27
The Mira Mesa band, nicknamed "Sapphire Sound," will be the first from the San Diego Unified School District to appear in the Rose Parade in nearly 30 years.
- Feb. 16
San Diego Opera opened "Don Giovanni" over the weekend. Mozart's classic is performed often but this production aims for something both modern and rooted in the 18th century.
- Jan. 23
Food is being served at San Diego Opera’s latest production of "La Bohème" (opening Saturday at the Civic Theatre). But this food is being served on stage.
- Jan. 6
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival takes place over two weekends in April in Indio.
- Dec. 26
In 2014 there was drama in the 52nd Congressional District, behind the scenes at the San Diego Opera, and among taxi owners and drivers. But pretty much none at all in the residential housing market, which is a good thing.
- Dec. 23
San Diego Opera's resident conductor and longest tenured employee is stepping down after 35 years with the company.
- Dec. 11
- Midday Edition
Tis the season for holiday music. Finding new music to celebrate Christmas is a true holiday treat. A collaboration between the celebrated gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama and legendary blues musician Taj Mahal, is just that.
- Nov. 20
A report by an auditing firm indicates the San Diego Opera company has landed on its feet financially, following a tumultuous year.
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