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The San Diego History Center, in an undated photo.

History Center Seeks Photos, Documents On African American Life In San Diego

Jan. 15
By Jade Hindmon, John Carroll

San Diego History Center is partnering with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art to scan historical photos and documents of African American history in San Diego dating back to the 1850s. The History Center bought a special scanner to get the job done.

Wave of Change by Kaori Fukuyama.

Kaori Fukuyama: Between the Lines

Jan. 8
By Julia Dixon Evans

Kaori Fukuyama recently installed a large-scale public installation on the exterior wall of North Park's Target store, and opens a solo show of new works this week at Sepehri Gallery.

Stephen Christopher Anthony as

Mark Your Calendar: What To Do This Month In San Diego

Jan. 3
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

The Tony-Award winning musical "Dear Evan Hansen" and legendary metal band Tool will be taking the stage in San Diego this month.

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Weekend Preview: La Posada, Vend Arts, theNAT's Living Lab

Dec. 13, 2019
By Beth Accomando

This weekend try a little cultural and bio diversity by sampling events from Centro Cultural De La Raza, Little Italy and the San Diego Natural History Museum.

La Bodega Art Gallery in Barrio Logan, Dec. 5, ...

Barrio Logan's La Bodega Art Gallery Leaves Behind Lasting Legacy

Dec. 12, 2019
By Andi Dukleth

The gallery, which galvanized a community, is closing at six years.


Oceanside Museum Unveils Fingernail Art On 'Tiny Canvases'

Oct. 22, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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.

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