NOT YOUR NORMAL NUTCRACKER

Megill & Company’s Not Your Normal Nutcracker flips the script on the classic holiday favorite in this gender fluid, body positive performance set to musical selections from Tchaikovsky. Choreographed and starring Oceanside native Beth Megill as a 40-something Clara, who dreams of being a star, this whimsical modern jazz theater production brings to life an imaginary world […]

SAN DIEGO BALLET NUTCRACKER

The Magnolia 210 E Main Street El Cajon, San Diego, CA

San Diego Ballet brings America’s favorite holiday event to dazzling life at the newly renovated Magnolia theater. Our annual production of The Nutcracker features Tchaikovsky’s timeless score and an international cast of more than 100 beautifully costumed dancers. Sugarplum fairies, leaping cossacks and flurries of snowflakes swirl across the stage, in this magical journey through […]

LIGHT

  In “Light”, LITVAKdance artistic director Sadie Weinberg and Yale Strom create a new kind of winter dance production that honors the diverse histories and practices of our communities. Music: Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi, Choreography: Rebecca Margolick, Elyssa Dru Rosenberg and Sadie Weinberg. Running time of LIGHT: 35 minutes. *LIGHT is part of two […]

CHARLIE BROWN JINGLES & JAZZ

Join Camarada for their highly-anticipated Charlie Brown Jingles & JAZZ, presented in La Jolla’s premier concert hall! We couldn’t imagine a better way to kick off our 2022-2023 Camarada @ The Conrad series than with music from the beloved holiday special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, infused with new musical surprises by guitarist, composer, and arranger Peter Sprague. The Peter Sprague Group […]

TÁR

  From producer-writer-director Todd Field comes TÁR, starring Cate Blanchett as the iconic musician Lydia Tár. TÁR examines the changing nature of power, its impact and durability in our modern world. Now – December 29, 2022 Digital Gym Cinema 1100 Market Street, 2nd Floor San Diego, CA 92101 Now – December 29, 2022 Share this:

2023 SOUNDON FESTIVAL

San Diego New Music and the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library present the 2023 soundON Festival, exploring cutting-edge contemporary music from around the world, including rising international voices Yu Kuwabara (Japan), Adrian Demoč (Slovakia), Alyssa Aska (Austria), and D. Edward Davis (United States). Entitled Spolia, this year’s festival explores the traces of the past recast into […]

WORKING TITLE

Returning after a pandemic-induced hiatus, WORKING TITLE is Project ’s annual exhibition of experimental art and music. It is a three-day, community-based exhibition of new works by painters, sculptors, sound artists, video artists, performance artists, composers, and musicians from throughout the greater San Diego area and Tijuana. Transforming the public spaces of the historic St. […]

TREATISE ON VIOLENCE: THE INVENTION OF US

Francisco Eme’s Treatise on Violence: The Invention of Us is a powerful and immersive multimedia experience featuring operatic singing, instrumental and electronic music, sound installations, field recordings, sculptures, and photographs. The performance explores legalized violent practices in our modern society created in the name of civilization, highlighting the violent ways in which capitalist, misogynist, racist, […]

BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA WITH CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE

The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) with Lifetime Achievement Awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and winners of five Grammy® Awards, they have attained the […]

UNDERSCORED

UnderScored is a multi-faceted project rooted in the intergenerational stories and memories of New York City underground club heads. Created in collaboration with legendary elders from the underground dance community, Archie Burnett, Michele Saunders, Louis (Loose) Kee, and Brahms (Bravo) LaFortune, the cast ranges in age from age 25–77. This project takes shape as a […]

THE NOTEBOOKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI

Tony Award winner and MacArthur Genius Grantee Mary Zimmerman (The White Snake, Metamorphoses) shapes a genre-busting play entirely from da Vinci’s own notebooks. A cast of chameleon-like actors takes us on a journey through da Vinci’s mind as he considers everything from math and engineering to philosophy and love. This unique and breathtaking show that […]

MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL

One of the world’s longest-running musical events, the Monterey Jazz Festival celebrates its 65th year with a once-in-a-lifetime ensemble. Featuring Tony and Grammy Award-winning NEA Jazz Master vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater alongside Grammy Award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling and critically acclaimed rising star saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin, this stellar band is directed by visionary pianist Christian Sands […]