skip to main content









Donation Heart Ribbon
Culture Lust banner

Culture Lust

Exhibit In La Jolla Imagines Alternate Future For Lost Buildings

Feb. 16, 2015
Tease photo

A new exhibit at the La Jolla Historical Society explores an alternate future for important buildings lost to history. "What Was Is" features an impressive list of how artists imagine what those buildings would look like today.

Saturday Night Live Veteran Puts Life On La Jolla Playhouse Stage

Feb. 6, 2015
Tease photo

As the longest running cast member in the history of Saturday Night Live, Darrell Hammond is known for his impressions. He’s played Al Gore, Sean Connery and most famously, Bill Clinton. But throughout his life Hammond struggled with deep seated trauma. Now he's putting his life story on the stage in "The Darrell Hammond Project," a world premiere, one-man show at the La Jolla Playhouse.

Culture Shock's Hip Hop Nutcracker Opens At Spreckels Theatre

Jan. 2, 2015
Tease photo

Local hip hop dance company Culture Shock is reinventing a holiday classic. It opens on Saturday at downtown's Spreckel's Theatre.

San Diego Jazz Great Daniel Jackson Dead At 77

Sept. 4, 2014
Tease photo

Daniel Jackson, saxophonist, pianist, composer, and music teacher with a decades long career in the San Diego jazz scene, died Wednesday of a prolonged illness.

The Wild True Tale Behind La Jolla Playhouse's 'Ether Dome'

July 25, 2014
Tease photo

The La Jolla Playhouse’s new play "Ether Dome" shows how ambition, betrayal and drugs played a part in the discovery of anesthesia, which changed the course of medical history.

New Timken Director Will Run Museum From New York

July 17, 2014
Tease photo

The new director of the Timken Museum of Art will be based in New York City. He replaces John Wilson, who abruptly resigned two weeks ago after six years at the helm. KPBS looks at what this might mean for the future of this small but cherished museum in Balboa Park.

San Diego Opera Settles With Ian Campbell

July 17, 2014
Tease photo

The San Diego Opera reaches an employment settlement with former general and artistic director Ian Campbell.

The Battle To Save CHE Café

July 11, 2014
Tease photo

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.

City Finds More Money For San Diego Opera

July 7, 2014
Tease photo

The San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture replenishes its funding of the San Diego Opera in light of the company's restructuring.

San Diego Opera Adds 3 Shows To 2014-2015 Season

June 6, 2014
Tease photo

"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.

‹ Newer Stories