CHECKED OUT: AN EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC AND ART FESTIVAL

Stay Strange, San Diego’s exclusive noise-music collective, will once again gather an incredible roster of musicians that push the boundaries of mainstream music, creating a new style of sound that is innovative, progressive, and daring. In addition to the adventurous music program in the auditorium we will have an equally exciting array of artists set […]

AWAKENING

Witness the reawakening of the California Ballet for one day only. Directed by Trystan Merrick, this exciting new program will feature repertoire from California Ballet’s rich 50 year history, a re-imagined masterpiece, and brand-new contemporary works, one of which will include an original score created by local San Diego composers. Coming to the stage is […]

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Colson Baker (Machine Gun Kelly) to receive SDIFF Spotlight Award The San Diego International Film Festival is putting the “Fest” back in Festival with a return of some in-person festival favorites. This year includes the return of the Opening Night Film Premiere & Reception, the Night of the Stars Tribute, Culinary Cinema, plus more in-person […]

THE SECRET SOCIETY OF ADULTOLOGISTS: SPOOKY

Time to scream…with excitement. After two years in the dark, the Secret Society returns to the Museum just in time for spooky season. Don your Halloween costumes for this once-a-year 21+ event, featuring hands-on science, music, rooftop views, craft beers, craft cocktails, and, well, crafts. Get nocturnal with The Nat once again. Tickets are $15 […]

THE JUNGLE BOOK

A thrilling blend of ballet, jazz, hip hop, and giant puppets brings Rudyard Kipling’s beloved tale of friendship to life. Join Mowgli and his animal pals as they tumble through the jungle, get wrapped up in the coils of Kaa, the snake, and fight off the menacing Sher Khan, the tiger. Fun for the entire […]

EL ÚLTIMO SUEÑO DE FRIDA Y DIEGO (THE LAST DREAM OF FRIDA AND DIEGO)

El último sueño de Frida y Diego is a fictional story, inspired by the lives of the two Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Three years have passed since the death of Frida, and Diego grieves for his wife. On the Día de Muertos he prays for her return, and La Catrina, keeper of the […]

SAN DIEGO ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

The San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) is San Diego’s premier film showcase of Asian American and international cinema. Founded in 2000, the festival has grown to become the largest exhibition of Asian cinema in the western United States, and has showcased everything from future classics like Bong Joon-ho’s Memories of Murder (US Premiere) to luminary independent work like […]

BREAD & PUPPET THEATER

The circus in coming to town – but this is no ordinary circus. Bread & Puppet Theater (B&P) is an internationally celebrated political puppet theater company that champions a visually rich, street-theater brand of performance art, filled with music, dance and (as its name would suggest) puppets. Each performance ends with the troupe breaking bread with the […]

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

San Diego Dance Theater presents ‘up close & personal: A collection of dances joined by Doug McMinimy’s photographic installation: Dis/Re-member, before and after the performances. San Diego Dance Theater has been enthusiastically getting back to the business of making dances, hosting guest artists, producing local talent, training dancers, and providing the community with exciting events. This Fall’s […]

CORONADO FILM FEST

Corsage. Film still The Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF) welcomes makers and lovers of film from all over the world to the storied seaside village of Coronado, California to celebrate the magical art of visual storytelling. Coronado’s enduring love affair with Hollywood began more than a century ago at the iconic Hotel del Coronado, our […]

ROBERTO SALAS: OLD WORLD/NEW WORLD

Roberto Salas Los Piesde Cuauhtémoc, The Feet of Cuauhtémoc (the descending eagle) Roberto Salas: Old World/New World exhibition explores the DNA layers of his history through iconography linked to indigenous cultural roots.  Growing up in El Paso, going to college in San Diego, and traveling the world, Salas’ artwork shows us how our ancestral roots and artistic traditions […]

THE GRAND DECANT

Kick off the Wine and Food Festival weekend at the Grand Decant! Join the country’s top sommeliers, wineries and winemakers for a walk around tasting to expand your palate and taste from both domestic and international wineries representing incredible wines. The most valuable things these days are not things at all, they are experiences that […]