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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Art Of Élan And Last-Chance Plays

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Art Of Élan And Last-Chance Plays

Aug. 5
By Nina Garin

The Art of Élan returns, we pretend we're on a Broadway stage and we say goodbye to some popular plays.

San Diego Opera's 'Listening Tour' Asked What Opera Means To People

San Diego Opera's 'Listening Tour' Asked What Opera Means To People

Aug. 5
By Beth Accomando, Matthew Bowler

San Diego Opera General Director David Bennett has been on a "listening tour" to find out what San Diegans think about opera. Here are the results.

San Diego Opera's David Bennett Enters Second Year As General Director

San Diego Opera's David Bennett Enters Second Year As General Director

Aug. 1
By Beth Accomando, Matthew Bowler

San Diego Opera has survived some tumultuous times but as David Bennett enters his second year as general director the future of opera in San Diego looks strong.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Savages And Vengeful Barbers

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Savages And Vengeful Barbers

July 29
By Nina Garin

This weekend's top arts events include everything from (fake) blood and sequins to local art and post-punk.

San Diego Symphony Spotlights 'Sounds Of The City'

San Diego Symphony Spotlights 'Sounds Of The City'

July 26
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

The San Diego Symphony is shaking things up this summer with a free concert that celebrates the city's diverse music scene.

A Pair Of Geeky Fringe Festival Musicals Get Restaged During Comic-Con

A Pair Of Geeky Fringe Festival Musicals Get Restaged During Comic-Con

July 19
By Beth Accomando

A long time ago in a galaxy known as MGM, Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland used to rally a ragtag crew of neighborhood kids to put on a show. That spirit also fuels a youthful theater company called Turning Tydes, which serves up a pair of geeky, do-it-yourself musical mash-ups that will run during Comic-Con.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Art Treks And A 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Art Treks And A 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'

July 8
By Nina Garin

Art tour or musical satire? Saturday night will be so jam-packed, you'll have to split your time or make some very difficult choices.

San Diego International Fringe Wraps Up With Awards Show

San Diego International Fringe Wraps Up With Awards Show

July 4
By Beth Accomando

This year’s San Diego Fringe boasted more than a hundred artists from 10 different countries and the diversity of their work was reflected in the awards handed out Sunday night.

Survival Guide To San Diego International Fringe

Survival Guide To San Diego International Fringe

June 23
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe Festival serves up 11 days of what it calls “eyeball bursting shows” Thursday night through July 3.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: American Fireworks And New Zealand ...

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: American Fireworks And New Zealand Comedy

July 1
By Nina Garin

Celebrate Fourth of July with all-American music and fireworks, followed by a dose of New Zealand comedy.

Podcast Episode 82: Paying Homage To Josephine Baker

Podcast Episode 82: Paying Homage To Josephine Baker

June 29
By Beth Accomando

Since she was 17 years old, Tymisha Harris has idolized legendary dancer, singer and activist Josephine Baker. Now she pays tribute to the first international black superstar in a one-woman show called "Josephine" at the San Diego International Fringe Festival.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Tree Houses and 'Killer Tomatoes'

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Tree Houses and 'Killer Tomatoes'

June 24
By Nina Garin

San Diego explores its more adventurous side this weekend with artistic tree houses, vengeful tomatoes and more.

Podcast Episode 79: 'Last Dance In Kaloleni' Will Show Kenya In New...

Podcast Episode 79: 'Last Dance In Kaloleni' Will Show Kenya In New Light

June 10
By Beth Accomando

When you think of Africa on film, what comes to mind? Meryl Streep and Robert Redford in "Out of Africa"? Leonardo DiCaprio in "Blood Diamond"? If so, then here's a fresh take on Africa from a first-time filmmaker from Kenya.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Block Parties And Festivals

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Block Parties And Festivals

June 10
By Nina Garin

Some popular San Diego destinations are celebrating summer with art festivals and more.

Bodhi Tree Concert Presents 'Brundibar,' A Children's Opera With A ...

Bodhi Tree Concert Presents 'Brundibar,' A Children's Opera With A Devastating History

June 10
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Bodhi Tree Concerts is a nonprofit organization that performs “random acts of kindness” through music and art. It will be presenting "Brundibar," a charming children’s opera with a devastating history Saturday.