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California Center For The Arts Escondido Finds New Home For Drive-In Series

Aug. 18
By Beth Accomando

As cinemas remain closed because of COVID-19, arts organizations and businesses are trying to find new options for events. The answer for California Center for the Arts, Escondido was to create a drive-in but its initial Westfield North County Mall location had to be scrapped unexpected over Labor Day weekend and now a new location at California State University, San Marcos has been arranged.

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'Songs Of Suffrage' Celebrates 19th Amendment

Aug. 19
By Beth Accomando

Bodhi Tree Concerts presents "Songs of Suffrage" (Thursday, Aug. 20 at 5:00 p.m.), a concert to mark the centennial of the passing of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote ... though not guaranteeing the ability to vote.

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Summer Music: Greyboy Allstars Release New Album

Aug. 13
By Alison St John, Kurt Kohnen

"Como De Allstars" is the bands first album in seven years.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: A Beirut Benefit, Maneki Neko, '90s Nostalgia And California Impressionism

Aug. 13
By Julia Dixon Evans

A livestreamed concert by Natula, a finger puppet workshop, a new online exhibition of figurine sculptures at Thumbprint and OMA's virtual California road trip

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Contemporary Sculpture Becomes Original Jazz At SDMA

Aug. 13
By Julia Dixon Evans

Dewain Valentine's 1978 "Circle, Blue-Violet" is transformed — using science — into a work of original avant-garde jazz by local trumpeter Steph Richards.

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Tune In To Tiki Oasis TV, The Virtual Weekender

Aug. 12
By Beth Accomando

Since Tiki Oasis can’t hold its in-person event, it’s hosting a full virtual weekender to help you escape quarantine.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Drive-In Style Chamber Music, Spark New Play Festival And Single-Use Plastics In Art

Aug. 6
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend, find spacey dance with the City Ballet of San Diego, Vivaldi in a parking lot with Mainly Mozart's new "Mozart at the Drive-In" series, a virtual encore of Roustabout's 2017 "Margin of Error" production, a radio play of Miranda Rose Hall's "Best Lesbian Erotica 1995" and CSUSM's "Re-use Project" at Hill Street Country Club.

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Summer Music: Tijuana-Born Guitarist Israel Maldonado On His Musical Roots

Aug. 6
By Kurt Kohnen, Maureen Cavanaugh

From his upbringing in Tijuana to life in Carlsbad, Maldonado opens up about his musical influences.

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Blindspot Collective Sings ‘Human Anthems’ Amid Pandemic Grief

Aug. 5
By Julia Dixon Evans

Local theater company performs original compositions based on stories and memories to honor and eulogize lives lost.

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6 Songs To Discover In San Diego In August

July 31
By Julia Dixon Evans

We're listening to new music from EST, Chauncey Maynor, Carrie Feller, Hllndr, Lyra Pramuk, Kenseth Thibideau and Pea Hicks.

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Summer Music: Blues Artist Whitney Shay Hopes New Album Will Inspire Fans To 'Stand Up'

July 30
By Kurt Kohnen, Maureen Cavanaugh

Shay is a four-time San Diego Music Award winner. Her new album debuted number one on the Billboard Blues Chart.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Stories Inspired By Art, History, Music And For Healing

July 30
By Julia Dixon Evans

TwainFest kicks off a virtual festival, plus stories inspired by art at Lux Art Institute, youth actors present a classic, a poetry workshop with Gill Sotu and the Spreckels Organ Society continues their weekly webcasts.

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Can Livestreamed, Full-Production Shows Save Empty Music Venues?

July 29
By Julia Dixon Evans

Facing an uncertain future without federal relief funding, live music venues like the Casbah and Belly Up offer performances from their stages, without the audiences.

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KAABOO Joins Other San Diego Events By Postponing To 2021

July 28
By City News Service

The event, in its sixth year, was originally scheduled for Sept. 18-20 at Petco Park.

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San Diego Weekend Art Events: Plays By Black Women, Outdoor Performances And 92 New Works Online

July 23
By Julia Dixon Evans

Find San Diego art and culture events beyond Comic-Con this weekend with Moxie's Dinner and a Zoom, a live outdoor front yard dance performance, the Athenauem's juried art exhibition and a livestreamed front porch concert from Berkley Hart.