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Oceanside Museum Unveils Fingernail Art On 'Tiny Canvases'

Oct. 22
By Jade Hindmon

Creative Nail Design celebrates 40 years of Nail Art innovation with an exhibit at the Oceanside Museum of Art called "Tiny Canvases."

Peregrinus, by Teatr KTO (Poland), part of the ...

Without Walls Festival Showcases 22 Site-Specific Works

Oct. 16
By Beth Accomando

La Jolla Playhouse's Without Walls, or WOW, Festival takes place at Arts District Liberty Station Thursday through Sunday. The site-specific performances are put on by both local and international companies.

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USD Hoehn Gallery Opens 'Christ: Life, Death, And Resurrection'

Sept. 13
By Beth Accomando

The University of San Diego’s Hoehn Family Galleries opened an exhibit called "Christ: Life, Death, and Resurrection." It draws upon the works of the Italian Renaissance from The British Museum and includes a drawing from Michelangelo.

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Thumbprint Presents Hitchcock Group Art Show

Aug. 14
By Beth Accomando

Director Alfred Hitchcock is known as the Master of Suspense and his films still inspire artists today, decades after his death. This weekend Thumbprint Gallery presents the Hitchcock Group Art Show at Subterranean Coffee Boutique.

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Catch The New Wave With Tiki Oasis 19

Aug. 8
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Tiki Oasis 19 kicked off last night at the Bali Hai and runs tonight through Sunday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

A 2019 photo from the San Diego premiere of Puf...

San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Shifting Perspectives

June 28
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend is all about shifting your perspective, whether it’s a new look at the world of Harry Potter, baseball songs interpreted by the symphony, or a modern way of looking at grand European art.

A 2019 photo of Maja Petrić's art installation,...

San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Wonderspaces, Moonlight Amphitheatre And 'Little Shop Of Horrors'

June 14
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

San Diego has plenty of summer staples, and this weekend two favorites return: Wonderspaces and Moonlight Amphitheatre’s summer season. Plus, don't miss a non-traditional staging of "Little Shop of Horrors."

A 2019 promotional poster for Jennifer Lopez: I...

San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: J-Lo, Avocados And BunnyKitty

June 7
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

We love avocados here in San Diego, so much that there’s an entire festival devoted to the green fruit. Plus Jennifer Lopez celebrates a milestone birthday, and the San Diego Festival of the Arts returns.

A 2019 photo of the cast of

San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Candy And Dandies

May 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

A new version of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" comes to town, the San Diego Museum of Art expands its notion of Spanish art, and an underrated 1990s band returns to town.

A 2018 photo of artist Akzhana Abdileva (right)...

San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Paintings To Pointe Shoes

April 26
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

Warm weather means outdoor arts events like the popular Art Walk and Adams Avenue Unplugged. Or, if you want to stay indoors, there’s a dance performance of some favorite classical ballets.

Andy Brown stands in front of various paintings...

Artist Painting MLB Ballparks Across The Country Stops In San Diego

April 19
By Matt Hoffman

An English artist who loves baseball is traveling the country to capture America’s favorite pastime at many ballparks, including Petco Park.

A photo of San Diego Museum of Art's Rotunda co...

San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Flower Art To Flower Crowns

April 12
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend is all about flowers, whether it’s the floral arrangements at Art Alive or the flower crowns at Coachella. Plus NPR’s radio program “From the Top” is in town for a live taping.

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WonderCon Wraps Up And Comic-Con's Around The Corner

April 1
By Beth Accomando

WonderCon just wrapped up in Anaheim. Some people may not know that the pop culture convention is run by Comic-Con International, which takes place every summer in San Diego.

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San Diego Comic Fest Marks Its 7th Year

March 6
By Beth Accomando

Most San Diegans probably know Comic-Con but not as many may be familiar with San Diego Comic Fest, which also focuses on comics and pop culture.

An artist works on a graffiti painting at the S...

From STEM To STEAM: San Diego Science And Engineering Festival Now Includes Art

March 4
By Anica Colbert, Kris Arciaga

Artists join this year's festival aimed at inspiring kids and adults about STEM education and careers.

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