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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Cultural Celebrations And...

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Cultural Celebrations And Songs About Love

Feb. 23
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings celebrations of black history and Mexican art, plus a former San Diego musician returns.

Craig Noel Awards Honor San Diego Theater

Craig Noel Awards Honor San Diego Theater

Feb. 13
By Nina Garin

Every year San Diego's theater critics award the best plays and musicals that were performed on San Diego stages, and this year's big winners include "In the Heights" and "The Ballad of Emmett Till."

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Moxie, Miranda And Being ...

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Moxie, Miranda And Being Bold

Feb. 9
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a YouTube sensation, Greek heroines and a presentation of "Bold" dances.

'The Cake,' By 'This Is Us' Writer, Producer, Comes to La...

'The Cake,' By 'This Is Us' Writer, Producer, Comes to La Jolla Playhouse

Feb. 7
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

A play running at the La Jolla Playhouse was inspired by a case that is now being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. "The Cake" is about the controversy surrounding a baker’s refusal to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Super Bowl Alternatives

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Super Bowl Alternatives

Feb. 2
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

It’s Super Bowl weekend, but what if you're not watching the game? Here are some options for other activities happening Sunday.

Herbert Siguenza Brings Magic-Realism Classic 'Cloud Tect...

Herbert Siguenza Brings Magic-Realism Classic 'Cloud Tectonics' To Life At New Village Arts

Jan. 29
By Michael Lipkin

"Cloud Tectonics" runs through Feb. 25 at New Village Arts in Carlsbad. It is a story of two brothers falling in love with the same woman. The play is about how love can stop and prolong time.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Music And Magical Realism

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Music And Magical Realism

Jan. 26
By Michael Lipkin, Nina Garin

This weekend brings some high-profile musicians, plus a dose of magical realism.

Young Playwrights' Work Takes Center Stage At The Old Globe

Young Playwrights' Work Takes Center Stage At The Old Globe

Jan. 23
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The best student playwrights in California are getting the chance to see their work come to life at The Old Globe.

'Vietgone' Tells Story Of Playwright's Parents Falling In...

'Vietgone' Tells Story Of Playwright's Parents Falling In Love At A Refugee Camp

Jan. 22
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

In "Vietgone," playwright Qui Nguyen tells the story of how his parents fled Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War and fell in love at a refugee camp in Arkansas.

'The Last Wife' Gives Modern Voice To Tudor Royalty

'The Last Wife' Gives Modern Voice To Tudor Royalty

Jan. 18
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The play, making its West Coast debut at Cygnet Theater, puts the spotlight on Henry VIII's sixth wife in a contemporary, re-imagined history.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Arts In North County

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Arts In North County

Jan. 12
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

North County is in the midst of transforming into an arts hub, and this weekend's exhibition of work by Niki de Saint Phalle and play based on a Jules Verne novel are good examples why.

Vantage Theater Stages World Premiere Of 'The Color Of Li...

Vantage Theater Stages World Premiere Of 'The Color Of Light'

Jan. 11
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Vantage Theater is committed to producing new works that have something to say. Its latest production is a world premiere called "The Color of Light" about artist Henri Matisse.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: 'Hamilton'-mania

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: 'Hamilton'-mania

Jan. 5
By Alison St John, Nina Garin

"Hamilton," the smash musical opens in San Diego this weekend and so many people are excited, even those who don't like theater.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Santa, 'Motown' And Free ...

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Santa, 'Motown' And Free Dance Lessons

Dec. 22, 2017
By Alison St John, Nina Garin

This weekend features a Christmas concert, a free day of dance and the return of "Motown the Musical."

Donna Summer Musical Heads To Broadway

Donna Summer Musical Heads To Broadway

Dec. 20, 2017
By Nina Garin

"Summer: The Donna Summer Musical" is La Jolla Playhouse's sixth show to play on Broadway this season.

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