- July 31
The San Diego Symphony announced Thursday that Martha Gilmer, an executive at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will become its new CEO. She will replace Ward Gill, who is leaving after 10 years.
- July 17
The San Diego Opera reaches an employment settlement with former general and artistic director Ian Campbell.
- July 16
San Diego International Fringe wrapped on Sunday. Here are the shows that took home the awards.
- July 13
This is the last day of the second annual San Diego International Fringe and if you haven't gone there are final performances of some great, fun shows.
- July 11
CHE Café, a UC San Diego underground music venue and hotbed for progressive politics for more than 30 years, might have to close because university officials say it's unsafe. The student volunteers who run it are putting up a fight.
- July 9
Petco Park announces that legendary rocker Paul McCartney will play Petco on Sept. 28 as part of his 'Out There' world tour.
- July 7
At the time of its release, critic Andrew Sarris proclaimed "A Hard Day's Night" as "the ‘Citizen Kane’ of juke box musicals." A digitally restored “A Hard Day's Night” opens July 10 at two San Diego County theaters for a limited run.
- July 7
The San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture replenishes its funding of the San Diego Opera in light of the company's restructuring.
- July 4
San Diego Fringe Festival has kicked off its second season with hundreds of performers from San Diego and abroad providing an intense 11 days of innovative theater.
- June 20
The San Diego Opera announces an agreement to co-produce the world premiere of "Great Scott" with the Dallas Opera, in another sign of a rebound for the company.
- June 20
Active-duty soldier Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, recently completed a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. While in the war-ravaged country, he used music to soothe his soul and entertain his fellow soldiers. His incredible singing voice landed him an audition on "America's Got Talent," and his performance on the show this week earned him a standing ovation and a spot in the final competition.
- June 6
"Love Duets," "We'll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith" and "El Pasado Nunca se Terminar" will join the three previously announced shows for the revitalized San Diego Opera's 50th season.
- May 30
- Midday Edition
William Mason, former general director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, will lead San Diego Opera through transition.
- May 23
Last year La Jolla Playhouse debuted a play development program called DNA New Works Series. "Chasing the Song" was given a concert reading through that workshop and now it returns to the Playhouse for a Page-to-Stage production.
- May 20
Letters were sent last week to the San Diego Opera's board asking for documents and data, including information about the "transfer of charitable assets" and material related to accounting and billing matters.