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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Cataphant, Word Up, Zlatomir Fung, Mindanao Dance And Music, Trolley Dances And Omar Pimienta

June 3
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: Cataphant at Swish Projects, Word Up in-person, cello virtuoso Zlatomir Fung livestream, folk performance from the Philippines, Trolley Dances and Omar Pimienta at Lux.

Akiko Surai's

5 Works Of Art To See In San Diego In June

June 3
By Julia Dixon Evans

Discover new art in San Diego right now at Swish Projects, Mission Pacific Hotel, the Athenaeum, Quint Gallery and a storefront in City Heights. The pieces tackle mental health, climate change, meditation and gentrification.

Malashock Dance presents

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'The Bridge,' 'Pick Me Last,' 'The Great Indian Kitchen,' 'Harawi' And 'Measurements Of Progress'

May 27
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks: Malashock Dance outdoors, new Indian film screening with Chitra Gopalakrishnan's exhibition, UCSD MFA closing reception, an AAPI group show, Project [BLANK]'s latest and La Jolla Playhouse's POP Tour.

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'Ghidorah Lives': A Love Letter To Organizers Past, Present And Future

May 27
By Julia Dixon Evans

Teros Gallery and Burn All Books team up for a new group exhibition of AAPI artworks at Good Faith Gallery, inspired by the misunderstood monster and "Gidra," a radical zine founded in 1969.

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.

Two San Diegans Show Work In Venice Architecture Biennale 2021

May 20
By Julia Dixon Evans

Somebody beam us to Venice. Locals Pinar Yoldas and Daniel López-Pérez use immersive structures to answer the international biennale's curatorial question: "How will we live together?"

Alison Wiese's

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Marking Time,' 'Paths Converge,' A Pop-Up Concert, A New Nite Market And 'Raymonda'

May 13
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend, the Athenaeum, Hausmann Quartet, Project [BLANK] and Good Faith Gallery all have in-person art and culture offerings, plus a virtual ballet production from City Ballet.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Bach, Steamrollers, Barrio Art Crawl And Live Rock

May 6
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our San Diego weekend arts picks include four events in one at Bread and Salt, a Bach Collegium online concert, a drive-thru steamroller printmaking exhibition, and Carrie Feller and D.WREX at Sycamore Den.

5 Works Of Art To See In San Diego In May

May 5
By Julia Dixon Evans

Here's some art to see right now in San Diego: Sien Collective at Sparks Gallery, Kaori Fukuyama at OMA, Amir Fallah at Lux, Annie Goldman at California Center for the Arts and Chitra Gopalakrishnan at Hill Street Country Club.

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.

This undated photo shows an unveiling of a Breo...

New Arts Center Provides Creative Space In Southeast San Diego

April 22
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

In Southeast San Diego, community art spaces are few and far between. One resident is looking to remedy that with the opening of a new center in Chollas View.

San Diego's Bluestocking Books, pictured in an ...

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.

Artist Chitra Gopalakrishnan's painting,

The Steel-Plated Women Of Artist Chitra Gopalakrishnan

April 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

In a solo exhibition of new mixed media paintings and augmented reality animation, Chitra Gopalakrishnan gives the women in her works metallic armor, pointy spikes and blades protruding from their skin — and augments reality in more ways than one.

The Museum Of Us, formerly known as the Museum ...

Museum Of Us Is Changing More Than Its Name As It Reopens

April 21
By John Carroll

The Museum of Us, formerly known as the Museum of Man, reopened today for the first time in months. They've made some changes, including one that might surprise you.

Lucia Herrero, Navarro, Toledo and Martínez, 20...

Balboa Park's Museum Of Photographic Arts Reopens Friday With New Exhibits

April 16
By City News Service

The museum opened its doors to welcome a new exhibition embracing the creative nature of young talent.