Categories: 2018 Season IGNITE, Vanguard Culture Events



15 Immersive Art Experiences.
10+ Notable Arts Orgs.
7 Amazing Chefs.
1 Big IDEA

Saturday, June 30, 2018

899 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

An evening of vanguard art experiences, delicious food, wine tastings, and creative networking. Over 75 artists will transform 15 condo lofts of the art-filled community of IDEA1 Downtown with immersive, experiential, multi-sensory art experiences themed around The 5 Senses.

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Chefs, Music, and Creative Industry Mixer in THE HUB. 15 Art Lofts Open for Exploring. Creatives and arts orgs are encouraged to bring a stack of postcards to add to our community table.

8:30 p.m. Contemporary dance performances presented by PGK Dance Project, Jean Isaacs SD Dance Theatre, and Art Produce Gallery; followed by 5 Senses Fashion Show by Fashion Week San Diego

9:15 p.m. VIP Rooftop Decks Open. Gorgeous Views of Downtown. An unforgettable multi sensory food and wine experience presented by Baja Wine + Food in partnership with The O Xperience. Grab a blindfold and join Chef Daniella de la Puente of La Cocina Secreta for a one-of-a-kind journey through The 5 Senses. (With purchase of BACKSTAGE PASS)

Featured Culinary Contributors:

Chef Drew Bent – Lola55
Chef Mario Medina – Vanguard Culture Culinary Director
Chef Daniella de la Puente: La Cocina Secreta
Chef Felipe Raul Lopez-Torres – Viñedos Malagón Valle de Guadalupe
Chef Jorge Fuentes – Mariscos German Beyer
Chef Melissa Mayer – The Explorers Club
Chef Dulce Nabil – Sucrée

Featured Artists:

Seagge L. Abella, Jason Acton, Dan Adams, ADillaTheGeniusAdrian ArancibiaAlanna Airitam, Eric Arnold, Siobhan Arnold & Meagan Shein (SIEN Collective), Farhad BahramiStephanie Bedwell, Mike-David Bliss, Melissa Browder Beck, Nigel Brookes, Bryan & RyanJohn Burnett, Heloise C. Buntin, Larry Caveney, Randal ChristopherLucas Coffin, Andrew “Swan” Coronado, Christian Dahmann, Crystal DaigleDornob (with Farhad), Stacy Ardis Dyson, Kristine Diekman & Tony Allard, Sheena Rae DowlingMichelle Esbensen, Claudia Fernety, Arianna A. Feliz, Jeremy Field, Laurie C. Fisher, David Fobes, Grace Gray Adams, Janice Grissell, Becky GuttinKirsten Imani-Kasai, Haydeé Jiménez,  Rachel Jimenez, Yasmin Kasem, Richard Keely, Neil Kendricks, Lamia KhorshidDana Kotler, Anqi Liu, Maldonado (Maldodanz), Adeeb Maki, Ted Meyer, Andrew Meyers, Teresa Mill, Mary Moreno, Colin J. Moyer, Tim Murdock, Edwin Nutting, Jeremy D. Orton, Erika Paniagua, Sara Parent-Ramos, Ratishma Petre, Michael Ruiz, Astha Saini, Roberto Salas, Devin & Jeanne Scott, Stay Strange, Veronica Santiago Moniello, Aiyana Sphere, Rich Stewart, Anna Stump, Perry VasquezXavier Vasquez, Wendy VastaVictorio VillaJavier Arreguin Villegas, Katie Ward, Chris WarrenJames E. Watts, Alisa Wechsler, Gunner Williams, Molly Whittaker, Anna Zappoli, Tiange Zhou.

Featured Arts Orgs Include:

Art Produce Gallery
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
California Ballet Company
CityFX Program
Fashion Week San Diego
Fleet Science Center
Jean Isaacs, San Diego Dance Theatre
LCFA Studio
Mimi Models Academy
San Diego Art Institute
San Diego Opera
The PGK Dance Project
UCSD Dept. of Music

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.