A half dozen or so veterans will gather at the Challenged Athletes Foundation Thursday night, working out some of their trauma using the theater as therapy.
It's a literary weekend with a ballet inspired by "The Great Gatsby" and a book reading by actor Sean Penn, plus musician Branford Marsalis returns for a classical music concert.
This weekend brings some theatrical and pop culture reunions, as well as an evening of meditative noise.
City Hall watchers will tell you they see plenty of the same faces and empty seats at most public meetings. Now there's a play that takes pointed aim at that very situation.
This weekend meshes sports and arts with an ice skating-themed circus performance and a musical about cheerleaders.
- March 22
- By Beth Accomando
For the sixth year, La Jolla Playhouse serves up its DNA New Works Project, part of its new play development initiative. They will hold readings of four new works beginning Thursday.
San Diego Opera opens the Gabriel Garcia Marquez inspired "Florencia en el Amazonas" this weekend. Go behind the scenes to find out what role a conductor plays in bringing an opera to life.
Any opera is a challenge to produce. But the director of San Diego Opera’s "Turandot" had to cope with a heroine she didn’t initially understand as well as sets and costumes coming from two other productions. Find out how all these elements came together to make a beautiful show.
This weekend brings celebrations of black history and Mexican art, plus a former San Diego musician returns.
- 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."
This weekend brings a YouTube sensation, Greek heroines and a presentation of "Bold" dances.
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.
It’s Super Bowl weekend, but what if you're not watching the game? Here are some options for other activities happening Sunday.
- 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.
This weekend brings some high-profile musicians, plus a dose of magical realism.