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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: SDMA+, Swish Projects, 'Taxilandia' And 'From Ashes'

Jan. 21
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts and culture picks include a new Digital WOW production, Amel Janae's solo exhibition, a group show at Thumbprint, and Icelandic contemporary music paired with Ana de Alvear's art.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Monumental History, Waves Of Feminism, Remedio Casero And Site-Specific Circus

Jan. 14
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend picks for art and culture feature new offerings from OnStage Playhouse, the Women's Museum, Hill Street Country Club, San Diego Circus Center, regional Black artists and more.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Good Faith Gallery, Turkish Folk Music, Manny Farber And Jazz

Jan. 7
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend culture picks include new work by Jonny Alexander and musician Salami Rose Joe Louis, a mini video from the Symphony, Manny Farber at Quint ONE and the Athenaeum's livestreamed jazz.

Teros Gallery founder Alejandra Frank is pictur...

Closed Doors, 'New Suns' For Teros Gallery

Jan. 5
By Julia Dixon Evans

Now without a physical location, the City Heights art space Teros Gallery is transforming, and plans to collaborate with others like Burn All Books to help uplift the arts community.

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Art From The Sidewalk: Max Lofano's 'Ray'

Dec. 29, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Using simple materials, one San Diego artist created a stunning new site-specific work intended to be viewed at night from outside Art Produce Gallery — on view through Jan. 3.

Tease photo for Pandemic Profile: The Studio Door

Pandemic Profile: The Studio Door

Dec. 21, 2020
By Beth Accomando

The Studio Door has been pivoting since long before the pandemic. But with COVID-19 restrictions changing as cases rise and fall, arts organizations like the Studio Door have to find creative ways to stay operational.

Oceanside art space Hill Street Country Club vi...

'If People Are Coming Here, They Trust Me': Hill Street Country Club On Pause

Dec. 17, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

The Oceanside gallery and arts space made the decision to temporarily shut down in-person activities and cut appointment-only viewings for the safety of artists and community members.

A jazz quartet featuring Gilbert Castellanos, J...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Short Stories, Christmas Jazz, Tchaikovsky And Americana

Dec. 17, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Get festive while getting a little culture this weekend with local art. Our virtual picks include jazz with the Symphony, a literary story concert, Hershey Felder's updated spin on Tchaikovsky, and an Americana Christmas.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: A Hanukkah Play, Los Lobos, SDSU Art Gallery And Festive Choral Music

Dec. 11, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for holiday (and not) arts and culture you can safely stream from home this weekend include New Village Arts, SACRA/PROFANA, the "Upon Closer Inspection" virtual exhibition and a Los Lobos holiday livestream.

A photo from the December 2018 production of Sa...

San Diego's Top Holiday Arts Events: 2020 Edition

Dec. 9, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

These holiday performances, programs and exhibitions are stepping up to the pandemic's challenges to deliver traditions in less-than-traditional ways.

Leonard Patton and Peter Sprague will perform M...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Projected Photography, 'A Christmas Carol,' ArtWalk And Jazz

Dec. 3, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for arts and culture this weekend include a filmed dance production, photography projections at The Front, The La Jolla Playhouse's 'A Christmas Carol," ArtWalk and jazz with Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton.

Damage to San Diego artist Scott Gengelbach's w...

Artworks Vandalized In Local Outdoor Exhibition

Dec. 1, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Three works of art damaged in the Mesa College drive-thru art exhibition feature images or text related to law enforcement.

San Diego band Scary Pierre performs to an empt...

Roundtable: How COVID-19 Changed Local Arts

Nov. 27, 2020
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A special edition of KPBS Roundtable discusses the impact of COVID-19 on local arts, from the cancellation of big events to the pandemic's influence on artistic expression.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: The Symphony, SoulKiss Theater, Bryan Ali Sanchez, Contemporary Music, New Dance And More

Nov. 19, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend picks for the arts include new short plays by emerging Black playwrights, Bryan Ali Sanchez's solo exhibition at Bread and Salt, the San Diego Symphony's innovative performance, and a virtual dance performance, contemporary trumpet, harp and percussion

Pac-Man induction graphic released by Comic-Con...

Pac-Man Chosen As Newest Inductee To Comic-Con Museum's Character Hall Of Fame

Nov. 19, 2020
By City News Service

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Pac-Man, which is the highest-grossing video game ever made, according to the museum.

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