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Friends of Balboa Park Receives $1 Million Donation

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Friends of Balboa Park Receives $1 Million Donation

Friends of Balboa Park has received a landmark donation from longtime benefactor and local philanthropist Dorothea Laub toward the historic Balboa Park Carousel. This gift brings her aggregate support of the Carousel to $1 million, one of the largest sums contributed to the organization since it was established in 1999. “For an organization our size to […]

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Blue Garage Gallery Joins the Mission Hills Scenery

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Blue Garage Gallery Joins the Mission Hills Scenery

And then came the Pandemic. A year ago Kirby Kendrick’s gallery in Santa Fe and in San Diego closed temporarily, due of course, to the pandemic. She thought, “Where, oh where can I show my paintings now?” That’s when she decided that her garage door in Mission Hills would be perfect. It’s on a on […]

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The San Diego Museum Art Has Reopened for Business

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
The San Diego Museum Art Has Reopened for Business

The San Diego Museum of Art, located at 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park, reopened its doors on March 20, following the second forced closure due to COVID-19. Here’s what’s coming up at the Museum – including a student-led exhibition opening this month and the Museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year Art Alive happening in June. Young […]

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A Child Author Who Loves Music

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
A Child Author Who Loves Music

As I have shared for many years, there are a variety of people who capture my attention as they present their special stories. What usually gets my immediate reaction is when children are involved, especially those who use their talents and skills in a unique way. This is one of those young people who caught […]

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“Open Air” Concert in Sculpture Garden Celebrates the Transformational Power of Nature

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
“Open Air” Concert in Sculpture Garden Celebrates the Transformational Power of Nature

When planning Art of Elan’s 20/21 Transformations season, Executive/Artistic Director Kate Hatmaker was so inspired by The San Diego Museum of Art’s May S. Marcy Sculpture Garden that she programmed their March concert “Open Air” to be performed outdoors among the art. No one could have predicted this last year’s turn of events and while this concert will still be […]

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Suzy’s Zoo Began Right Here in San Diego

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Suzy’s Zoo Began Right Here in San Diego

As a little girl, Suzy Spafford discovered new worlds and joyful ventures right at the end of her watercolor brush and pastel markers.  At five-years of age she would spend hours merging shapes and colors and creating happy images.  The summer after high school graduation, one of her favorite places became the huge art mart […]

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Unscripted Learning Presents “Falling” – A Virtual Play Reading

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Unscripted Learning Presents “Falling” – A Virtual Play Reading

Unscripted Learning is pleased to present a virtual zoom play reading of “Falling” by Deanna Jent, available for streaming from Thursday, January 14 through Sunday, January 17. All proceeds will benefit Unscripted Learning, which is a San Diego non-profit organization in partnership with National Comedy Theatre. Through its Connections program – Unscripted Learning uses the […]

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The Old Globe’s Online Marketplace for Holiday Shopping

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Old Globe’s Online Marketplace for Holiday Shopping

The Old Globe launched The Old Globe Marketplace, an online space for the Globe’s talented artisans and staff to offer their goods and services to the public and express their creativity during the prolonged closure of The Old Globe’s performance venues. There are a dozen Globe staff members taking part, with more to be added in the coming weeks […]

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Keeping The Holiday Spirit Alive

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Keeping The Holiday Spirit Alive

‘Tis the season to get creative, and Arts District Liberty Station is spreading holiday cheer all month long with new activities to keep everyone connected this holiday season. From festive art installations to creative holiday gifts, there is something for everyone and so much more to make this holiday season one to remember. Immerse yourself in […]

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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Fun at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops & Restaurants

| December 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
‘Tis the Season for Holiday Fun at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops & Restaurants

For nearly 50 years, local business icon Diane Powers has been helping locals and visitors alike celebrate the holidays with her unique brand of festive flair. A lively and colorful entry to San Diego’s Old Town community, Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops, located at 4133 Taylor Street in Old Town San Diego, have been one […]

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