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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Other Times, Other Places,' SD Master Chorale, 'What's That Sound,' Amir H. Fallah And 'Constellations'

May 20
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include outdoor performances by San Diego Dance Theater and SD Master Chorale, a new filmed play at Coronado Playhouse, Lux Art Institute's outgoing regional artist-in-residence and a (virtual) first show from The Shell.

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Turnkey Theatre Debuts Interactive Audio Play 'Homecoming'

April 26
By Beth Accomando

Over the weekend, the recently formed Turnkey Theatre released its first interactive audio production called "Homecoming: A Meditation on the Natural World."

Jasmine Rafael and Ala Tiatia perform in the da...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Toward Belonging,' Drive-In Opera LOLs, 'Crying In H-Mart,' And Exhibitions Closing Soon

April 29
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: A dance film commissioned by the La Jolla Playhouse, "The Barber of Seville" drive-in, virtual Mission Creek Festival, Domestic Geographies open house and more art exhibitions closing soon.

A still from the filmed, staged production of K...

Imagining MLK's Final Night In 'The Mountaintop'

April 28
By Julia Dixon Evans

Director Kandace Crystal tackles authenticity, flawed heroes and the power of collaboration with a filmed production of Katori Hall’s play, "The Mountaintop," from Roustabouts Theatre Co., American History Theater and TYPA.

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San Diego Opera Brings 'Barber Of Seville' To Drive-In

April 13
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Opera is staging two outdoor drive-in shows this month: the first is its annual One Amazing Night concert and the second is the comic opera "The Barber of Seville."

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Book Crawl, 'The Mountaintop,' UC San Diego MFAs, Drive-In Opera And QRT.yrd Jazz

April 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: Independent Bookstore Day, The Roustabouts Theatre, "Measurements of Progress," "The Barber of Seville" drive-in opera and pianist Christian Sands.

Actor Grantham Coleman is Hamlet in The Old Glo...

Bringing The Sounds And Drama Of 'Hamlet' To The Radio

April 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

The Old Globe brings the politics, family sagas, ghosts and that epic sword fight in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" to radio audiences.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Baseera Khan, Flower Fields Theater, Dances To Strings, 'Hype Man' And Wood Type Prints

April 8
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts in San Diego: testing the waters of in-person performances and events, plus some virtual and solo appointment options too.

Pianist and vocalist Carrie Feller is pictured ...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Logan Lone Piano, 20 Women Artists Now, Flavia D'Urso, Feminist Film And 'Commedia Dell'Arte'

April 1
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for weekend arts events include Carrie Feller's Logan Lone Piano Concert, 20 Women Artists NOW at Oceanside Museum of Art, Flavia D'Urso at Art Produce, Commedia dell'Arte at The Old Globe and a virtual feminist film program at The Front.

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San Diego Rep' New Black Voices 2021 Play Reading Series

March 8
By Beth Accomando

San Diego REP launched its new Black Voices 2021 Play Reading Series last month. It consists of a selection of plays representing a diverse range of Black voices with post-show discussions after each play. The series concludes on Monday night with Michael Gene Sullivan's "The Great Kahn."

A detail of Westview High School senior Alice Z...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Young Art', Melissa Evans Tierra And 'Harlem Duet'

March 25
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include SDMA's Young Art exhibition, a virtual piano concert, Coronado Playhouse's latest production, The Black Iris Project, 'Contralto' and 'A Shimmer of Strings.'

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San Diego Arts Organizations Reflect On A Year Of Adapting, Uncertainty

March 17
By Brooke Ruth, Julia Dixon Evans

Local arts organizations weigh in on the last 12 months of art and music during the pandemic and face continued uncertainty and adaptation as we move towards reopening.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Domestic Geographies,' Leonard Patton, Moxie Theatre And OH San Diego

March 4
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: a powerful new group exhibition at The Front, Broadway hits from jazz greats, Lauren Gunderson's play "I and You," a city-wide art and architecture event and an exhibition of Mexican border photography.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Carlos Castro's 'Remorses And Other Maladies,' Plus The Symphony And Drive-Thru Purim

Feb. 25
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include a new exhibition at Bread and Salt, the Symphony's homage to lives lost to police brutality, and the San Diego Ballet and San Diego REP take on Purim.

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Common Ground Theatre Celebrates Late Playwright Douglas Turner Ward

Feb. 24
By Beth Accomando

Common Ground Theatre's mission is “to produce classics and new works by and about people of African descent.” This weekend it showcases "Day of Absence" by Douglas Turner Ward, who died last Saturday.