Categories: 2019 Season CATALYST, Vanguard Culture Events

2019 BREAKTHROUGH: The Seventies

A 1970’s-Costume-Filled Evening of Spoken Word, Live Music & Dance Performances, Visual Arts, Great Wine, and Delicious Food.

SAT. April 20, 2019

IDEA1 (Please use F. Street Entrance)
895 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

This quarterly Spoken Word Series is themed around catalytic moments in the history of art, science, fashion, music, pop culture and more. Each event includes delicious food, live music, spoken word, dance performances, and visual arts – all themed around a specific historical era. Co-produced in partnership with CA Poet Laureate Nominee Gill Sotu. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume of the era. This episode will be themed around The Seventies. (Rise of Feminism/ Flower Power/ Black Power Movement etc.)

7:00 p.m. – Doors Open
– Three chef stations curated by Vanguard Culture Culinary Director Chef Daniella de la Puente. Featuring delicious sweet & savory bites (incl. vegetarian options) presented by some of San Diego’s most exciting chefs.
– Grab a 1970’s themed craft beer or cocktail presented by our sponsors St. Petersburg Vodka, Topo Chico, and Boochcraft.
– Art show in Vanguard Culture Headquarters Gallery, “Improvising the Moment” by legendary 1970’s musician, visual artist, and proprietor of Croce’s Restaurant & Jazz Bar, Ingrid Croce. Her team led guests through “Dream Reliquary”, inspired by Carl Jung. Take a journey through the collective unconscious, contributing your dreamscapes to journals that Ingrid will incorporate into her next collage.
-Pop-up art show by Sparks Gallery, featuring works by Alex Arshansky, in his signature “Biomorphic Cubism” style. Alex will also offered complimentary palm readings for our groovy guests.
– BACKSTAGE PASS (for $20.00 more) guests enjoyed a beautiful wine tasting experience featuring some of the Valle de Guadalupe’s most prestigious wines. Presented by Baja Wine + Food.
– An Instagrammable night with fantastic costumed characters of the 1970’s, presented by CityFX, SD City College’s Theatrical Makeup and Special Effects class.
– Get your portrait taken by internationally renowned photographer Josue Castro.

8:15pm: Show Begins.
Incredible spoken word, live music & dance performances, and a 1970’s mini fashion show by CityFx.

9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. 1970’s dance party by DJ Gill

2/16: The Roaring Twenties
4/20: The Seventies
9/21: The Nineties
11/2: The Future

Don’t know what to wear??
Check out our 1970’s LOOK BOOK for style ideas HERE for more information

WHERE TO PARK: On most days there is plenty of street parking in this area. Many meters are free after 6pm in Downtown. Pay careful attention to street signs. We are not liable for any parking violations.

WHERE TO PARK DURING A PADRES GAME: Generally there is plenty of street parking around IDEA1 before 6:30pm on game nights. The Park it on Market parking structure (614 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101) is a 9 minute walk from IDEA1.

UBER or LYFT: Don’t want to UBER/LYFT the entire distance? Park near Balboa Park and UBER/LYFT to IDEA1 (899 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101).

TROLLEY: Take ORANGE or BLUE LINE to “City College Station” Trolley Stop. Walk two blocks South and make a left on F Street to Main entrance (4 minute walk) To view all of the transit stations with parking visit ($2.50 each way).

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.