2019

Economic Update

Balboa Park was declared one of three cultural districts in SD (Oceanside and Barrio Logan are the other two) and they were further helped by the CA state budget by $8.66 million to the city of San Diego for Balboa Parks projects – specifically $8.26 million for the Botanical Building renovation and $0.4 million to complete the International Cottages. We […]

Three Things You Need to Know

A+ Art Blog June 2019 by Patricia Frischer Founder and Coordinator SDVAN Photo above: Nuestra Frontera: Our South Bay Families at the Border from June 29 – August 24, Gala on Sat, June 29 from  5:30pm-8:00pm  (reservations required $100.00) at Bonita Museum and Cultural Center: 4355 Bonita Road, Bonita CA. 91902) 1.The Arts are alive and […]

A Legendary Scientist Sounds Off on the Trouble With STEM

E. O. Wilson in his office at Harvard.     Photo by Bob O’Connor for The Wall Street Journal E. O. Wilson on the next big thing, the gladiatorial nature of academe, and the world beyond the human senses Article first posted in The Chronicle of Higher Education By Charlie Tyson MAY 07, 2019 In the […]

Senior Development Officer at New Village Arts

POSITION: Senior Development Officer COMPENSATION: $40,000/yr REPORTS TO: Managing Director START DATE: Position open until filled FLSA STATUS: Part-time/Hourly Wage SUMMARY: New Village Arts is currently seeking a Senior Development Officer to manage donor relations program and coordinate fundraising initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our non-profit’s fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and […]

Poway On Stage – CAPITOL STEPS

This Friday, May 3rd. At 8:00pm. Poway OnStage presents Capitol Steps. Buy Tickets here. “Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. Their first idea was to stage a nativity play, but in the whole Congress they couldn’t find three wise […]

Largest Arts Support Opportunity in Carlsbad

The city of Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office works hard all year to create great cultural arts experiences for the North County community.  The most well attended, the TGIF Concerts in the Parks, celebrates 34 years this summer! Will you support our North County Arts Network partner? Want to advertise your business to the 30,000 – 40,000 audience members? […]

North Coast Symphony Operatic Odyssey

The North Coast Symphony Orchestra presents “An Operatic Odyssey” featuring soprano Katie Polit on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at the San Dieguito United Methodist Church, 170 Calle Magdalena, Encinitas. Ms. Polit will sing much-loved arias from Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Puccini’s La Boheme, Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet and more. The orchestra will […]

Free Digital Marketing County-wide workshop May 29 at USD.

Photo Credit: © Comic-Con Museum Have you ever wondered how to get a City of San Diego grant from Economic Development Department (through both Community Development Division (CDD) and its Business Expansion, Attraction and Retention Division (BEAR), Commission for Arts and Culture ( through Funding for Arts and Culture Nonprofits)  and/or City Council Offices City Council Community Projects, Programs, […]

Health Benefits of Making Art

We are reprinting this article from one sent to us by email from Art Academy of San Diego. “Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.”  – Pablo Picasso There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about art. Some think you have to be creating paintings or sculptures to be considered a real […]