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“I Did It” – The Story of Gina Champion-Cain

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
“I Did It” – The Story of Gina Champion-Cain

For those of us who knew Gina Champion-Cain, a Mission Hills resident, and the owner of numerous San Diego restaurants, two local markets and vacation properties, it’s still difficult to understand what motivated her to earn the title as the “mastermind behind the largest woman-led Ponzi scheme in US history—$400 million, plus or minus.” To […]

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The Old Globe

| August 9, 2022 | 0 Comments
The Old Globe

The Old Globe has announced the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Globe Resident Artist Patricia McGregor, who was recently named artistic director of New York Theatre Workshop, directs a cast of 20. The Bard’s beloved comedy is the concluding production of the Globe’s 2022 Summer Shakespeare Festival under the stars in the […]

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San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Head Over Heals”

| August 9, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Head Over Heals”

The San Diego Premiere of Junior Theatre’s “Head Over Heels,” runs through Sunday, August 14 at the Casa del Prado Theatre, located at the corner of Old Globe Way and Village Place in Balboa Park. An inspired mash-up of posh and punk, “Head Over Heels” is an unpredictable Elizabethan romp about a royal family that must prevent an oracle’s […]

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13th Annual TwainFest at Heritage County Park in Old Town San Diego

| August 8, 2022 | 0 Comments
13th Annual TwainFest at Heritage County Park in Old Town San Diego

WRITE OUT LOUD, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitmentto inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience – announced the 13th Annual TwainFest. Twainfest will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, August 20 in Heritage County Park, 2455 Heritage Park Row in Old Town. There is […]

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14th Annual “Fairy Tales in the Park” at the Casa Del Prado Theatre

| August 8, 2022 | 0 Comments
14th Annual “Fairy Tales in the Park” at the Casa Del Prado Theatre

The timeless magic of fairy tales will be brought to life through dance inside the Casa del Prado Theater in Balboa Park, located at 1800 Village Place for the first time since 2019, and will feature the beloved stories of “Rapunzel,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Coppélia” and “The Sleeping Beauty,”as well as a first look at the recently announced  San […]

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Lunchtime Lectures for Lifetime Learners at the Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library                                          

| July 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Lunchtime Lectures for Lifetime Learners at the Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library                                          

Lifetime Learners and Friends upcoming Lunch ‘n’ Learns for 2022 will be held the second and fourth Mondays of the month from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, July 1 Veronica Aponte, Museum of Photographic Arts presents information on two current exhibitions: environmental issues and portrait images. On Monday, July 25 a speaker for the Alzheimer’s […]

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Cygnet Theatre

| July 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Cygnet Theatre

“Cabaret,”theeight-time Tony Award-winning musical runs from Wednesday, July 13 through Sunday, August 21 at Cygnet Theater, located at 4040 Twiggs Street in San Diego Old Town Historic State Park, and features music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Joe Masteroff and is directed by Cygnet’s Artistic Director, Sean Murray.  “Cabaret” depicts the interlocking stories of a cabaret singer, an American […]

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An Exclusive Installation Commemorating Spider-Man’s 60th Anniversary

| July 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
An Exclusive Installation Commemorating Spider-Man’s 60th Anniversary

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Beyond Amazing – The Exhibition will be a new significant installation at the Comic-Con Museum celebrating Marvel’s friendly neighborhood Super Hero’s 60th anniversary. The installation debuts on July 1 with advanced tickets on sale now. Spider-Man: Beyond Amazing —The Exhibition invites visitors to explore interactive installations, discover an extensive collection of priceless Marvel artifacts from the past six […]

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San Diego Theatre Presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Theatre Presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

San Diego Junior Theatre, the nation’s longest-running youth theatre program, presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales,” which will run from Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 17 at the historic Casa del Prado Theatre, at the corner of Old Globe Way and Village Place. Though the characters may be familiar, each of […]

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Historic San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Appoints New Executive Director

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments
Historic San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Appoints New Executive Director

The Board of Directors at the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet has named Kim Thomas to serve as the new executive director of the historic youth arts organization, which recently celebrated their milestone 75th Anniversary Season in 2020, having opened their doors at the Casa del Prado in Balboa Park in 1945. With extensive background […]

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