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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Oral Storytelling At The Old Globe, Italian Film Festival And A Virtual Goth Night

Sept. 24
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our arts and culture picks for the weekend ahead feature an oral tradition workshop, innovative digital theater, the launch party for the San Diego Italian Film Festival, a new protest photography exhibition, a livestreamed goth night from the Casbah and songwriter Amenta Abioto.

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'Society Of Wonder' Uses Puppetry To Deliver Social Commentary

Sept. 23
By Beth Accomando

"The Society of Wonder" suggests that every backyard contains a secret portal to an underground kingdom of inspiration and hope. The six-part series of videos from Animal Cracker Conspiracy just premiered online as the latest entry in La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls, or Digital Wow Festival.

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San Diego Opera's 'La Bohème' To Get The Drive-In Treatment

Sept. 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

San Diego Opera's production to be one of the first live operas to resume performances in the United States.

A work by regional artist Beliz Iristay is part...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Cosmo Whyte And Beliz Iristay, Dance Film, Latino Film Festival And The Niceties

Sept. 17
By Julia Dixon Evans

The new normal in the arts and culture scene in San Diego is an ever-evolving mix of formats and this weekend has it all: in-person gallery experiences, virtual theater and dance, and digital film festivals.

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SD Rep Turns 'A Weekend With Pablo Picasso' Into A Film

Sept. 15
By Beth Accomando

Since the age of 7, Herbert Siguenza has been obsessed with artist Pablo Picasso. Now, because the pandemic has forced The San Diego REP to present its plays online, Siguenza has had the opportunity to turn his play "A Weekend With Pablo Picasso" into a film.

Ray Chambers and Hawthorne James perform in Nor...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Blues, Douglass Versus Lincoln, And Remembering Voz Alta

Sept. 10
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts and culture picks deliver in-person art at Best Practice, the San Diego Blues Fest and North Coast Rep's new production of 'Necessary Sacrifices.'

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'Portaleza' Reimagines What An Online Experience Can Be

Sept. 9
By Beth Accomando

La Jolla Playhouse’s WOW, or Without Walls, Festival was forced online by COVID-19. But as a site-specific event, the restrictions of quarantine have simply become a creative challenge. The latest Digital WOW work to debut is "Portaleza" and displays an innovative approach to creating a virtual experience.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Latinx Theater, San Diego Art Prize, Performance Art And Math Rock

Sept. 3
By Julia Dixon Evans

In San Diego this weekend, you'll find new plays by emerging and acclaimed voices in Latinx theater, a couple of in-person visual art experiences, and an instrumental rock performance live streamed from an empty venue.

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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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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.

Tavi McNeil and his mother, Juliet Davis, sing ...

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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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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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.

San Diego playwright, performer and rapper Miki...

'Something To Hold On To': The Art And Healing Of Miki Vale

July 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

San Diego playwright, performer and rapper Miki Vale launches SoulKiss, a new healing arts space specifically for LGBTQ+ women of color.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Wizards, Augmented Reality And Pride Plays

July 16
By Julia Dixon Evans

Find our weekend event picks with the La Jolla Playhouse, Lux Art Institute, The Old Globe, Diversionary Theatre and The Rosin Box.

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