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    Treats from Savorite

    07:00 AM - 04:00 PM, every day through Oct 31, 2021.
    Free
    Savorite has teamed up with Donut Bar and Dripz and together, we're giving away free coffee and free cookies! Donut Bar and Dripz are helping San Diegans to fuel their coffee and sweet obsessions with their tasteful creations. Claim your freebies via the Savorite app and visit their locations in Pacific Beach and La Jolla to get yours! ___________________________________________________________________ How do I get my free coffee and cookie? 1. Download Savorite: https://bit.ly/eventbritesavoritefallwinter 2. Open the app and claim your deal 3. Head to Donut Bar and Dripz and show your in-app voucher to redeem Deals are limited so you have to be quick to claim yours before they run out! For the latest news follow us on Instagram: @savoriteapp
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    Taste of the Philippines

    10:00 AM - 08:00 PM on Sat, 16 Oct 2021
    Waterfront Park
    Free
    Taste of the Philippines 2021 (TOTP 2021) is a unique cultural experience presenting a world-class celebration of Philippine and Filipino American arts, culture and history.San Diego is home to the second largest concentration of the Filipino diaspora outside of the Philippines. Our approach is to provide a destination event that reflects the diversity and hospitality of the Philippines, showcasing our contributions from around the world. We will attract and highlight local, regional, national and international artists, performers, and talents to educate the public of our past, present, and future.This free family-friendly event takes place onSaturday, October 16 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.at Waterfront Park in Downtown, San Diego.Presented by the House of the Philippines, located in Balboa Park, TOTP 2021 is our signature event bridging the exchange of commerce and culture between the United States, Philippines, San Diego and beyond!For more information, please visit the House of the Philippines website.
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    Santee Brews And Bites

    05:00 PM - 08:00 PM on Sat, 16 Oct 2021
    Town Center Community Park East
    $25.00 to $25.00
    Sip, snack, and support local business!After a tough year, come to Brews & Bites in Santee to show some love to local food and beverage businesses. The event will feature live music, opportunity drawings, and food and drink samples from across San Diego County.Date | Saturday, October 16 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.Location | Town Center Community Park East, SanteeGet tickets here!General admission is $25Admission includes: • Live music by The Straight Six Band• One Catered Hamburger or Veggie Burger• Additional Food Samples from Local Restaurants (while supplies last)• Beverage Samples and Commemorative Sampling Cup (beer, wine, cider, spirits - while supplies last)This is an event only for the public over 21 years of age.Brews & Bites is sponsored by Raising Cane’s, Allegiance Heating, Air Conditioning & Solar, Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve, Kimco, and Cox Communications.For more information, please visit cityofsanteeca.gov/events or email jshellhammer@cityofsanteeca.gov.
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    Grand Ave Festival

    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM on Sun, 17 Oct 2021
    Escondido's Historic Downtown
    Free
    This year, the Grand Ave Festival, will take place in Escondido's historic downtown on Grand Ave from Escondido Blvd. to Ivy. Attendees will be able to shop from hundreds of vendors for unique hand-crafted gifts and imports, enjoy international cuisine and local entertainment at the Maple Street Community Stage. New this year will be a Beer & Wine Garden @ Maple & Grand. And there’s more…Such as the Creative Kids Corner @ Juniper & Grand that will feature Robotic Team Demonstrations from local High Schools, and the ever-popular Art In The Garden at Heritage Garden!2021 Schedule Maple Street Plaza Stage:9 a.m. = The Blackouts10 a.m. = Welcome from the Chamber10:30 a.m. = The Blackouts11:30 a.m. = CAHS Flag Team11:45 a.m. = Comedy w/ Dan The ManNoon = Johnny C1 p.m. = Georgia’s School of Dance2 p.m. = Belly Dancing3 p.m. = Band Jambool3:30 p.m. = Hangman5 p.m. = Close
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    Streaming Of 'The History Of Joy: Social Justice'

    Every week through Dec 30, 2021.
    Saturday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    $10.00 to $50.00
    Take an unforgettable theatrical journey through moments of everyday magic and extraordinary possibility. In partnership with award-winning poet laureate nominee Gill Sotu, “The History of Joy” is a 4-part series of cinematic performances inspired by real-life stories of struggle, beauty, and triumph. Each segment will be accompanied by creative interpretations of the theme by some of San Diego’s most innovative organizations in dance, theatre, opera, puppetry, visual arts, and more. Inspired by the 8 pillars of joy outlined in "The Book of Joy" – written by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Doug Abrams.
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    La Jolla Playhouse 2021 POP Tour: 'Pick Me Last'

    Every week through Dec 30, 2021.
    Sunday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Monday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Wednesday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Thursday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Friday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Saturday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Virtual
    Free
    The La Jolla Playhouse's long-running educational theater production project, the Performance Outreach Program (POP) Tour snuck in just under the wire in 2020, with February performances on the Playhouse stage for several shows, though the actual tour across local schools that spring didn't happen due to the pandemic. This year's project, including the performance and all educational and behind the scenes components, are virtual, and highly produced at that. The 2021 commission is "Pick Me Last" by Idris Goodwin (whose breakbeat play "Hype Man" was recently produced by San Diego REP). "Pick Me Last" is a delightful script — funny and compelling, and it unfolds in a smart and curious way from the very first line. The POP Tour program is designed for grades 3-6, but this play has a dreamy timelessness and agelessness. —Julia Dixon Evans, KPBS (featured in San Diego Weekend Arts Events, May 27, 2021).From the Playhouse:A playground. Two teams. Two captains. It’s the same thing every day at Chavonne’s elementary school – her best friend Wes is always picked last. So she hatches a plan to end the schoolyard cycle. Still, after a few imaginary visits from visionaries Sigmund Freud and Elon Musk, plus a little help from the new kid, Chavonne learns that the problem she’s trying to fix may not be the one that needs solving. Don’t miss this funny and touching story – infused with music and poetry – about standing up for your friends and learning to let them stand up for themselves.Now available to stream through December 31! Book here to stream. "Pick Me Last" is by playwright Idris Goodwin. This La Jolla Playhouse 2021 Performance Outreach Program (POP) Tour production is directed by Jacole Kitchen.
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    To Tame A Wild Tongue: Art After Chicanismo Digital Exhibition

    Every week through Dec 30, 2021.
    Sunday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Monday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Wednesday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Thursday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Friday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Saturday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Virtual
    Free
    View this exhibition online now at MCASD-Digital in English or in Spanish.“…And I think, how do you tame a wild tongue, train it to be quiet, how do you bridle and saddle it? How do you make it lie down? … Wild tongues can’t be tamed, they can only be cut out.” - Gloria Anzaldúa, “How to Tame a Wild Tongue,” Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza (1987) Virtual Charla (Talk) Schedule:Charla > Cog•nate Collective Thursday, Jul 16, 2020 - 11 a.m. Charla > Claudia Cano Thursday, Aug 20, 2020 - 11 a.m. Charla > Julio César Morales Thursday, Sep 17, 2020 - 11 a.m.Charla > Perry Vásquez Thursday, Oct 15, 2020 - 11 a.m.To Tame a Wild Tongue: Art after Chicanismo brings together more than 25 artists, all of whom explore aspects of the Mexican American experience. Drawn exclusively from the Museum’s holdings and filling the Museum’s Farrell, and Wortz galleries, this exhibition includes painting, sculpture, and installation, taking the Chicano Art Movement as a point of departure. The politically and culturally inspired movement was created by Mexican American artists during the counterculture revolution of the late 1960s and early 1970s.Heavily influenced by the iconography of revolutionary leaders, pre-Colonial art, Mexican religious icons, and socio-political issues, the movement resisted and challenged dominant social norms and stereotypes to move towards cultural autonomy. Against this backdrop of social and cultural activism, the exhibition features works from the 1980s to our current moment, interrogating the reverberations of the post-Chicano moment with special attention paid to our transnational region.To Tame a Wild Tongue borrows its title from Gloria Anzaldúa’s pivotal text that underscores language as a source of both cultural identity and cultural hybridity. Taking a nod from Anzaldúa’s text, the exhibition foregrounds the cultural hybridity that exists within a transborder context, without relying on identity alone as the Chicano Movement did. Instead, the artists in this exhibition, who may or may not identify as Chicano/a/x, explore conceptual processes linked to the social, cultural, and political issues related to Mexican Americans living in the United States or to those living and making work on either side of the border.Split into five thematic sections, the exhibition examines ideas of activism, labor, rasquachismo, domesticana, and the border. Questioning what it means to create political and socially oriented work outside of the label of Chicano/a/x, many artists breach ethnic, cultural, and class barriers, as well as the physical borders that shape an urban, multicultural experience.To Tame a Wild Tongue: Art after Chicanismo is organized by MCASD Curatorial Fellow Alana Hernandez and made possible by gifts to the annual operating fund. Institutional support of MCASD is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Fund.
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    Art Making Classes For Adults - In Person

    Every week through Dec 30, 2021.
    Sunday: 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Tuesday: 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Wednesday: 02:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    Wednesday: 05:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    Thursday: 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Friday: 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
    Saturday: 10:30 AM - 11:59 PM
    $30.00 to $60.00
    The Golden Moth - Creative Lounge offers in-person creative classes for adults and mature adults in their Solana Beach studio on South Cedros Avenue! Small groups of 3-5 participants. Obligatory face mask. Classes are 2.5h. Everything needed for the classes is provided. Classes offered: • Painting on canvas with acrylics: Wednesdays at 2pm and 5pm and Fridays at 2pm and 5pm. • Watercolor painting: Tuesdays at 11am • Freehand sculpting in clay: Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday 1pm-3:30pm • Jewelry making: Saturday at 10:30am • French and Spanish conversation groups: Thursday and Tuesday at 5pm (1.5h) This is not an "art & wine" class! We truly believe that there is an artist in each one of us. Check out their calendar at www.goldenmothclasses.com for more information and to reserve/book your seat.
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    'Aaron Siskind Mid-Century Modern'

    Every week through Feb 12, 2022.
    Thursday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Friday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Saturday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Saturday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Museum of Photographic Arts
    Free
    The Museum of Photographic Arts' new exhibition of the late American photographer Aaron Siskind's work focuses on the period in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Siskind's photography is abstract and softly obscured, and this particular period marks when he turned to paintings for inspiration — and painters as contemporaries. While in some ways it marked a rift in his relationship with the photography scene, this shift (and Siskind's work and success) helped elevate the photograph's place in the larger visual art world.Details: On view Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 through Feb 13, 2022. Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. MOPA, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park. Pay what you wish.—Julia Dixon Evans, KPBSFrom the museum:"Aaron Siskind: Mid Century Modern" focuses on photographs made by Siskind during the late 1940s and 1950s while he was interacting with the major figures of mid-twentieth century painting.The exhibition runs: Oct. 2, 2021 - Feb. 13, 2022 Admission = Pay What You WishVisit MOPA.org or call 619.238.7559Located within Balboa Park at 1649 El Prado in San Diego.
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    'Aaron Siskind Mid-Century Modern'

    Every week through Feb 12, 2022.
    Thursday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Friday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Saturday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Saturday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Museum of Photographic Arts
    Free
    The Museum of Photographic Arts' new exhibition of the late American photographer Aaron Siskind's work focuses on the period in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Siskind's photography is abstract and softly obscured, and this particular period marks when he turned to paintings for inspiration — and painters as contemporaries. While in some ways it marked a rift in his relationship with the photography scene, this shift (and Siskind's work and success) helped elevate the photograph's place in the larger visual art world.Details: On view Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 through Feb 13, 2022. Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. MOPA, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park. Pay what you wish.—Julia Dixon Evans, KPBSFrom the museum:"Aaron Siskind: Mid Century Modern" focuses on photographs made by Siskind during the late 1940s and 1950s while he was interacting with the major figures of mid-twentieth century painting.The exhibition runs: Oct. 2, 2021 - Feb. 13, 2022 Admission = Pay What You WishVisit MOPA.org or call 619.238.7559Located within Balboa Park at 1649 El Prado in San Diego.
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    Alida Cervantes: 'El Desastre Que Dejaste'

    Every week through Oct 14, 2021.
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Friday: 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Free
    Opening reception: September 11th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. **Face masks are required for entry despite vaccination status BEST PRACTICE is pleased to announce the opening of El desastre que dejaste (The disaster you left), an exhibition of large scale paintings by Tijuana-based artist Alida Cervantes, made in 2019. Cervantes considers this period both experimental and transitional, a crucial bridge to the work she previously produced and the paintings she is making today. During this period, Cervantes pushed her use of color and pursued a more carefree approach to applying paint. While these paintings align thematically with her broader studio practice - depicting figures in interpersonal or intrapersonal conflict that might be extended to the political - they diverge in their source material. Rather than modeling these works on historical paintings, Cervantes constructs these works from informal sketches inspired by Mexican history, folk art, and culture. Alida Cervantes is a Mexican artist who lives and works in the Tijuana and San Diego border region. Traveling daily between the US / Mexico border, Cervantes makes work characterized by an interest in power relations between race, class, gender, and even species. She explores these hierarchies both at the level of sexual or intimate relationships and on the broad stages of history and politics. Cervantes earned a BA from UC San Diego, then studied at Florence’s Scuola di Arte Lorenzo de’ Medici. She earned her MFA from the University of California, San Diego. Her work is included in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, the Charles Saatchi Collection, London, and the Jorge Perez permanent collection, among others. For more on Alida’s work please visit her website.
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    'Frida Kahlo's Garden'

    Every week through Oct 19, 2021.
    Tuesday: 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Wednesday: 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Thursday: 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Friday: 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Saturday: 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Free
    From the gallery: Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office is excited to announce that the William D. Cannon Art Gallery has been selected as one of only three California venues to host the traveling exhibition, Frida Kahlo’s Garden, exploring the life of one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century. From iconic photographs of the artist, her home, and garden to authentic memorabilia on loan by a Carlsbad private collector, this is more of an experience of Kahlo’s life, home and natural surroundings. The exhibition opens Sept. 1 and continues through Oct. 20 at the Cannon Art Gallery, located at 1775 Dove Lane. An opening reception will be held at the gallery on Sept. 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission to the exhibit and reception is free. “This exhibition focuses on Frida Kahlo’s relationship with her surroundings such as plants and fruits and animals and the inspiration behind her art,” says Karen McGuire, Curator of Exhibitions at the Cannon Art Gallery. “With installations, photography, historical references and wall panels describing Frida Kahlo’s home, culture and life, visitors to Frida Kahlo’s Garden will be transported to experience Kahlo’s world as she did.” At a glance: - Cannon Art Gallery is open Tuesday – Thursday noon – 7 p.m., Friday & Saturday noon – 5 p.m. - Online reservations are available beginning Sept. 1 - Cannon Art Gallery guided tours available by appointment. -Closing reception is Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. This exhibition is made possible by NEH on the Road, a special initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more details visit the Cannon Art Gallery webpage or view the brochure.
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    Gabriel Rico: 'Unity In Variety'

    Every week through Jan 22, 2022.
    Sunday: 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Friday: 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Saturday: 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Free
    The new Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego presenting “Unity in Variety” , the first ever solo exhibition in California of Mexican artist Gabriel Rico, opening on September 24. Rico’s sculptures will transform the new I-C-A San Diego’s Balboa Park galleries using natural objects sourced locally in San Diego, neon, taxidermy, and augmented reality. Free through ICA San Diego’s Pay As You Wish initiative. RELATED: The New Institute Of Contemporary Art San Diego Wants To Question Everything (KPBS feature) Excerpt: Gabriel Rico's work is conceptual while also being hyper focused on objects — the philosophical and relational nature of objects and materials, and how in object-oriented ontology the material world is defined by objects. "You can define a period of time just with one object. For example, a Coca-Cola bottle. If you see a Coca-Cola bottle you can define a precise space-time situation, just because before a certain point in time it’s known that the humans cannot have the capacity to manipulate or create glass. Another example is a CD or USB port," Rico said. With those precise points in space and time, he added, you can construct a history. "Or, in my case I construct pieces of art." Contemporary art, Rico said, is just a concept, meaning art that is being made in a specific time. "This doesn't mean you can't mix ancient techniques with new technologies, that's an important part of contemporary art." --Julia Dixon Evans, KPBS
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    Kids Free San Diego

    Every week through Oct 30, 2021.
    Sunday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Monday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Tuesday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Wednesday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Thursday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Friday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Saturday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    San Diego Museum Council
    Free
    Make unforgettable family memories this October as Kids Free San Diego returns Oct. 1-31, 2021!Enjoy more than 100 fun deals to play, eat, stay and explore including more than two dozen art, cultural, and science museums and historical sites in San Diego County.Visit: https://sandiegomuseumcouncil.org/kids-free-october-2020-rediscover-san-diego-together/ or call 619-957-4660Presented in partnership with the San Diego Tourism Authority.
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