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MCASD La Jolla Chooses Architect For Expansion

March 14, 2014
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MCASD has chosen New York-based Selldorf Architects to design an expansion planned for the La Jolla museum.

Del Mar House Provides Artists Sanctuary, For Now

March 3, 2014
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In an enclave in Del Mar, a group of artists have transformed a dated, rundown home into an artist community and gallery space. But they don’t own the house, and the house has a date with the wrecking ball.

UC San Diego Researchers Try To Quiet Noisy Hospitals

Feb. 25, 2014
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Hospitals can be noisy places, which makes it tough for patients to sleep and heal. At a UCSD lab, researchers are using technology to cut through the clamor and create some peace and quiet in clinical settings.

Ayad Akhtar's Muslim-American Culture Clash Comes To La Jolla Playhouse

Feb. 14, 2014
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A play about clashing generations in a Muslim family opens at the La Jolla Playhouse. “The Who and the What” was written by Ayad Akhtar, who won last year’s Pulitzer Prize for drama.

Critics Honor Best In San Diego Theater

Feb. 11, 2014
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A musical that premiered in San Diego and is now on Broadway took home top honors at the 2013 Craig Noel Awards, which celebrates the best in San Diego theater.

Leonard Knight, Creator of Salvation Mountain, Dies At 82

Feb. 10, 2014
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Leonard Knight devoted his life to painting a desert mountain that carried the message 'God is Love.' He died Monday in El Cajon.

Art Rescued By 'Monuments Men' At San Diego Museum of Art

Feb. 7, 2014
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"The Monuments Men," staring George Clooney, opens this weekend. The true story of how these men rescued artwork looted by the Nazis in World War II has a San Diego connection.

Christo Talks About His Artwork, Jeanne-Claude And Garlic

Feb. 5, 2014
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A conversation with the artist Christo, about his career, working without his longtime collaborator and wife, Jeanne-Claude, and the new exhibit at MCASD La Jolla.

Christo Lectures At MCASD To Open Exhibit

Jan. 31, 2014
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The artist Christo, known for large scale works like The Gates in Central Park, will lecture at MCASD in conjunction with a new exhibit of his work.

Brother Artists Exhibit Craft And Memories At Mingei

Jan. 31, 2014
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The work of two brothers who make obsessively detailed art is now on view at the Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park. The artists tap their shared family memories for inspiration.