To Tame a Wild Tongue: Art after Chicanismo.

Yolanda López, Portrait of the Artist as the Virgin of Guadalupe, 1978. Oil pastel on rag paper, 30 x 22 inches. Courtesy of the artist. This will be the first solo museum presentation of one of the most important Chicano/a/x artists working in California over the past five decades. The exhibition will present a compendium […]

AmeriQueer Series

The AmeriQueer Series is a collection of plays presented as audiocasts exploring the LGBTQ experience within the American identity as a framework for the 2020 election season. These works are insightful, […]

JQA

John Quincy Adams, child of the American Revolution, son of a Founding Father, President and Congressman, had an incredible political career that spanned 54 years and was one of the greatest diplomats in American history. In JQA we are taken through a series imagined conversations from the brilliant minds of extraordinary Americans like George Washington, […]

Mesa College Drive-In: An Outdoor Art Exhibition

Mesa College Drive-In: An Outdoor Art Exhibition is a visual time-capsule memorializing the dramatic events of the last eight months—plague, social unrest and fires. This physically distant display including thirty-six California artists allows you to stay in your car and drive through the exhibition. Curated by the San Diego Mesa College Museum Studies class, the […]

NO WAY BACK

The Roustabouts Theatre Co. presents the world premiere of NO WAY BACK, winner of the company’s 2018 Solo Show Contest. Written by Mahshid Fashandi Hager, this harrowing tale is based on her experience as a 10-year-old fleeing Iran with her family during the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Her family’s secret escape out of the country will keep […]

FALL in love with DANCE again

Photo credit: Manuel Rotenberg Join San Diego Dance Theater for an evening of dance at your own comfort level. Experience fine dining while enjoying the performance on THE LOT’s large wall screen, OR, watch a livestream of the performance at your home. Artistic Director Jean Isaacs, with the help of rehearsal director Liv Isaacs-Nollet, will […]

UnderScored

In UnderScored, Ephrat Asherie and her company of dancers explore the forms of club dancing that arose in New York during the 1970s and 1980s as part of the house music scene. The work explores the almost utopian panracial/pansexual scene at the Paradise Garage and other popular venues in the midst of the HIV crisis, […]

Together Apart: Strings, Winds, and Brass

On November 20th, 45 San Diego Symphony musicians return to Copley Symphony Hall at Jacobs Music Center for the first time since March! Even though we can’t all be together in concert, we hope you’ll tune in for a live-streamed performance of diverse classical works featuring our strings, winds, and brass, with works spanning from […]

Beaujolais Nouveau and Beyond 2020 Celebration

What better way to celebrate the end of the 2020 wine harvest in style than with the French-American Chamber of Commerce. The (online) Music, Food and Wine Celebration will include Classic French songs with Jennifer Bergamot-Rose; French food tasting and cooking demo with French Chef Hughes Cossard: Poached Pears in Red Wine – Perfect recipe […]

Sonnets & Soul

In the first workshop of this new musical piece, Black, queer love stands at the forefront. Through the lens of iconic black musical forms and the sonnets of Shakespeare, we tell the story of The Seer and his journey of healing and self-realization. Filled with style, beauty and passion, this piece encapsulates the essence of […]

The Turkey Calling Show

The UC San Diego Library’s annual Turkey Calling Show is going virtual this year! Join us for a live Facebook Premiere of a short and sweet version of this beloved event, which will feature demonstrations of turkey calling devices and exciting tales of turkey adventures. No registration required. Simply visit the Library’s Facebook page at noon on November 25 and […]

The Nutcracker

A corner of the Liberty Station neighborhood will transform into an open-air theater for seven afternoon showings of the beloved seasonal production! As cherished holiday traditions converge with pandemic-era pivots, San Diego Ballet will be working alongside Liberty Station to stage drive-in performances of The Nutcracker. Ringing in the holiday season, San Diego Ballet Company […]