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Roundtable: Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions Return To San Diego

Nov. 13, 2020
By Alison St John, Bennett Lacy

Many local businesses will be forced to reduce capacity as San Diego slides into the state's most restrictive COVID-19 operating tier, women running for political office in San Diego County tell their stories about confronting receiving threats and harassment on social media, and artists go to court to preserve murals slated for demolition at a middle school in Logan Heights.

Works of art on large banners grace a parking l...

Mesa College's Drive-Thru Exhibition Innovates Art And Education

Nov. 12, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

A new exhibition featuring 35 striking new works by a broad range of established and emerging artists opens this weekend at Mesa College … in the parking lot.

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'Hanjo' Transforms Opera’s Playground

Nov. 5, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Local arts group Project [BLANK]'s shadow puppet digital opera recently won a nationwide award — and challenges how to record and engineer orchestral and opera works in digital platforms.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Sculptural Exhibitions, Filipino Film, ArtWalk And Latin Chamber Music

Nov. 5, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for the arts this weekend: Tom Driscoll at ICE Gallery, Anne Mudge, Kline Swonger, Marisol Rendón and Bianca Juarez at Cannon Art Gallery. Plus Sine Kwento Filipino stories and film, Camarada's Latin chamber music and ArtWalk Liberty Station is back.

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Spooky San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Halloween Theater, Día De Los Muertos, Wearable Art And Dead Man's Party

Oct. 29, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for this creepiest of weekends: Edgar Allen Poe readings, Shakespeare at SDMA, Teros Gallery's outdoor event, virtual fashion at OMA, spooky organ music, an Oingo Boingo cover band, a community ofrenda and much more.

An undated photograph taken at Chicano Park is ...

Honoring Chicano Park's 50 Year History — And Its Future

Oct. 28, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

'La Tierra Mia," Bob Dominguez's new book and photography exhibition features archival photography from Chicano Park's 1970 takeover and onward, including contemporary work by young photographers.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Good Trouble, RIP Bar Pink, Baroque Women, The Breath Project, Bruce Lee And More

Oct. 22, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend's art and culture offerings include Hiroshima Mockingbirds at Bar Pink, Blindspot Collective's multidisciplinary live theater, the nationwide Breath Project, Bach Collegium livestream, "La Tierra Mia" at Swish Projects and "Be Water" at the SDAFF drive-in.

Murals in San Ysidro and near Tijuana's Institu...

Public Art Connects Neighborhoods Across The Border

Oct. 21, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Murals in San Ysidro and near Tijuana's Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura (IMAC) connect seven cross-border artists and provide critical access to art to the two communities.

PGK Dance Project takes the virtual stage with ...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: #SaveOurStages, PGK Dance, Drive-Thru Art, Oceanside Culture And More

Oct. 15, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for the arts and culture this weekend include the San Diego International Film Festival, live music, a lot of drive-in experiences, Oceanside's vibrant culture, virtual dance and plenty more.

Jean Lowe's new site-specific installation at Q...

Artist Jean Lowe Plays With Depictions Of Women

Oct. 15, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

A new site-specific installation at Quint ONE, "POW!" is a conceptual look at the portrayals of women in art as "all nostrils and teeth and boobs."

Jamilla Okubo's mural is installed in front of ...

Election-Themed Art To See In San Diego This Weekend

Oct. 2, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Infuse your weekend with some voting-themed art in San Diego this weekend in between checking the news.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Living Room Play Festival, Trash Lamb Gallery, FilAmFest And More

Oct. 8, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in San Diego arts, celebrate the pandemic Zoom play phenomenon, take in a dance film, check out a brand new South Park art space, discover new literature and so much more.

A still of the dance film

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Move American', Jazz at the Athenaeum, Space-Travel Theater, Rembrandt And More

Oct. 1, 2020
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for this weekend's arts and culture offerings include livestreamed jazz, an outdoor, socially-distant garden screening of powerful dance films, Rembrandt's etchings, and on demand theater.

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San Diego Italian Film Festival Shares An Activist Perspective

Sept. 30, 2020
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Italian Film Festival will spread out this year's festival across the month of October with films and discussions every week.

Actor, storyteller and teaching artist Bibi Mam...

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

Sept. 24, 2020
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.