Categories: Vanguard Culture Events

2019 SEASON -CATALYST-

UPCOMING EVENTS:

SAT. 3/23 – The Art of Dance: CHAGALL. $50-$150. An unforgettable dance, art, and fashion event inspired by the whimsical works of Marc Chagall. Proceeds benefit Malshock’s Education and Outreach Programs. Featuring performances by Malashock Dance Company, live art creation, a Chagall-inspired fashion show, live auction, and delicious bites and craft cocktails by Vanguard Culture.

Tickets: http://www.malashockdance.org/events/the-art-of-dance-fundraising-event/


MON-TUES. 4/8 – 4/9 Chef’s Roll ANTI-Convention. 2 Days of Legendary Chefs,Thought Leaders and Catalysts. An International Chef Convention featuring industry workshops and panel discussions by some of the world’s best chefs. Not your typical chef conference, the event program will include elements of creative collaboration between chefs, actors, and visual artists. Chef’s Roll ANTI-Convention will culminate with a beautiful and delicious celebration of great food by some of the region’s best chefs, in honor of Culinary Pioneer Jeremiah Tower. $75 Chefs& Cooks / $300 General Admission (Includes 2 days of content plus all daytime conference meals.) Dinner Events $150 Chefs & Cooks / $375 General Admission

Tickets: https://chefsroll.com/events/anti-convention-2019


SAT. 4/20: The Seventies. $25-$40 (Civil Rights / Flower Power / Rise of Feminism) Program partners include Sparks Gallery, Baja Wine + Food, and Cerveza Colibre. 
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/breakthrough-the-seventies-art-music-food-fashion-live-performance-tickets-52982032686


FRI. 4/26/19 @ 7:00 p. m.
$35.00 USD

Tickets: http://bajawinefood.com/

Baja Wine + Food, in collaboration with Vanguard Culture, bring an unique opportunity to taste the sexiest wines north of the border, while enjoying the stunning San Diego skyline from IDEA1 Apartments’ exclusive rooftop Club House. Join us for a “Meet-The-Winemaker” edition of Skyline to greet a master of wine and taste his premium lineup accompanied by cheese and charcuterie boards. Special deals to purchase wine will be available. *Cost of admission is credited when buying 12 bottles or more (mix & match).


SAT. 5/11 -THE EDGE: A new series presented by Gilbert Castellanos in partnership with Vanguard Culture. Join us for a night of musical artistry between San Diego Music Award-winning jazz and non-jazz musicians. Local jazz icon Gilbert Castellanos has invited Americana musicians “The Midnight Pine” to step out of their comfort zone and onto the edge of something new. Find out what happens when two of Southern California’s hottest bands from opposite musical genres musically merge. 7:00p.m. – 10:00 p.m. $25-$40 Tickets Include Delicious Bites + 1 Craft Cocktail.

Tickets:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-edge-live-music-pop-up-art-show-delicious-bites-craft-cocktails-tickets-53614581657


MON. 5/20 – Public Art Panel Discussion with Local Arts Leaders. Each workshop in this 3-part “Arts Law” series,organized with California Lawyers for the Arts, will be comprised of a 35 min presentation followed by 20 min of Q&A with attorneys in a wide range of topics including Branding and Trademarks/ Copyright and Intellectual Property /How to set up your organization as a nonprofit, LLC, etc., and changes in tax laws that affect creative industries. $10 online -$15 at the door.

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AN ARTIST @ THE TABLE SENSORIAL with Chef Daniella de la Puente. Now in its 3rd sold-out year, An Artist @ Table invites the general public to dine with some of San Diego’s most visionary arts leaders. This year’s edition will feature an incredible fine dining experience designed to engage all 5 senses, presented by Vanguard Culture Culinary Director Chef Daniella de la Puente. Guests will also enjoy wine pairings from the Valle de Guadalupe presented by Baja Wine + Food and gorgeous rooftop views of Downtown. $100-$175. Limited seating.

SAT. 6/8: Featured Artist TBD
SAT. 9/7:
Featured Artist TBD

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The Not-So-Silent Short Film Fest: – Join fellow cinephiles for three interactive evenings of silent short films curated by award-winning multi-media curator and soundscape artist Scott Paulson. Paulson will present lively screenings of silent classics with his band, the Teeny-Tiny Pit Orchestra. Audiences are encouraged to grab sound makers ranging from exotic wooden bird calls, to giant thunder-sheets, to old-school car horns to help underscore the films. Featuring craft cocktails and delicious gourmet popcorn varieties by our Culinary Director Chef Daniella de la Puente. $15.00 includes 1 bag of popcorn + 1 drink.  

SAT 6/22 – Women Filmmakers: Pioneers of Cinema
Tickets:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-not-so-silent-short-film-fest-women-filmmakers-pioneers-of-cinema-tickets-53235075544

SAT 7/6 – Innovative Inventors – Wacky Inventions
Tickets:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-not-so-silent-short-film-fest-innovative-inventors-wacky-inventions-tickets-53236380447

SAT 8/3 – Steampunk Celluloid Soiree (Costumes encouraged)
Tickets:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-not-so-silent-short-film-fest-steampunk-celluloid-soiree-tickets-53236752560


SAT 8/24 – Film to Table Italiano – Presented in partnership with the San Diego Italian Film Festival, this event features curated, food-centric film shorts and delicious food from some of San Diego’s best Italian Chefs. $15-$30. Pre-show industry mixer featuring music by DJ Masha

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SAT. 9/21: The Nineties. $25-$40 (Rise of Multiculturalism/ Grunge Movement / Raves / the World Wide Web / End of the Cold War) Program partners include Sparks Gallery, Baja Wine + Food, and Cerveza Colibre.
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/breakthrough-the-nineties-art-music-food-fashion-live-performance-tickets-52983096869


SAT. 10/12 – SLOW. CHOP. IGNITE. This choreographer / chef competition tasks competitors with using the same 5 culinary terms as prompt ingredients for their dance or appetizer. The event will include a pop-up art show by bi-national photographer Josue Castro of The Kitchen Project TJ, featuring compelling portraits of chefs and dancers. Chefs win cash prizes as well as industry related opportunities including a paid choreographic commission by the PGK Dance Project. $25-$40. Tickets include access to 6 chef stations, 1 craft cocktail, & pre-show industry mixer with music by DJ Masha.

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SAT. 11/2: The Future. $40-$80 This culminating event of the series will present a hopeful visioning of catalytic moments in the future of art, fashion, music, pop culture that would change the world for the better. Guests are encouraged to dress in high fashion of the future (Avant-Garde). Program partners include Fashion Week San Diego, San Diego Art Institute, Fleet Science Center, Baja Wine + Food, and Cerveza Colibre. Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/breakthrough-the-future-art-music-food-fashion-live-performance-tickets-52984368673


Collateral Collective, a new online platform designed to introduce artists and patrons to one another for creative and transactional connections, will present two pop-up art shows featuring dozens of local artists involved in the collective. Events will include live music and dance performances,craft cocktails, open studio and multimedia experiences. 6pm-9pm.

SAT. 12/7 – Fall Open Show
Tickets: https://www.collateralcollective.com

Vanguard Culture

Vanguard Culture is an online media entity designed for culturally savvy, socially conscious individuals. We provide original interviews and reviews of the people, places, and events that make up San Diego’s thriving arts and culture community, as well as curated snapshots of the week’s best, most inspiring and unique cultural and culinary events. We believe in making a difference in the world, supporting San Diego’s vibrant visual and performing arts community and bringing awareness to important social and community causes.