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Accordions: Expanding Voices in the USA

Museum of Making Music: December 13, 2018 – August 31, 2019 Just over 60 years ago, accordions were at the forefront of our musical landscape. With annual sales topping a quarter of a million instruments, they were seen and heard on stages, in stores, and in classrooms across the country.  But musical tastes shifted dramatically […]

Encinitas Friends of the Arts Membership and Volunteer Thank You Party

Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) is lucky to have Naimeh Woodward at the helm as she throws a hell of a party. On Thursday Dec 6, a group of membership and volunteer enjoyed the entertainment supplied by the professional India Dancer Kirti Srivastava and the African drummers Nana Yaw Obrafo A and Nigel. This terrific combination was […]

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at New Village Arts

By Patricia Frischer New Village Arts: Miss Bennet: Christmas At Pemberley showing until Dec 23.. This is the San Diego Premiere of Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon’s holiday sequel to Pride and Prejudice. There are a few things to get straight before you read a report on Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley.  First, this is written […]

New Home for a Step Beyond

A STEP BEYOND ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF THE DAVE LANGLOIS YOUTH CENTER  Photo credit: Angela and Ithyle Escondido, Ca. – Nov. 15, 2018 —On Tuesday, November 27th A Step Beyond will celebrate the official opening of the Dave Langlois Youth Center, a multiuse office space serving the youth and families of A Step Beyond.  The new […]

Holmes and Watson at the North County Rep

Jacob Sidney, Drew Parker and Christopher M. Williams are the three mental patients who claim to be Sherlock Holmes in ‘Holmes & Watson,’ onstage through Nov. 19, 2018 at North Coast Repertory Theatre in Solana Beach. (photo Aaron Rumley)   We loved the article written by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt posted in the La Jolla Light. […]

NCAN’s Open Your Hearts to North County Arts Silent Auction at ARt Rhythm and Wine

Your still have time to attend Open Your Hearts to the North County Arts‘s silent auction fundraiser at the 4th Annual Art Rhythm & Wine Festival  at The Forum Carlsbad (1923 Calle Barcelona, 92009) on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, 11am-6pm.  The Forum Carlsbad and Kennedy & Associates is also presenting a juried show with more […]

Oceanside school winner!

Congratulation to Oceanside High School Performing Arts Center for winning an Orchid Award. (1 Pirates Cove Way, Oceanside) — Juror Jennifer Ayala said it was a surprising example of money going to the arts in the typically cash-strapped public school system. “The execution was just phenomenal,” she said. “It is a first class performance space.” The […]

Candidate Forum: San Diego County Supervisor District 5

Jim Desmond & Michelle Gomez Two Candidates for District 5 Supervisor When asked about county wide support in terms of funding for the arts and culture community both candidates were in favor of this. Jim Desmond said he would be open to a discussion on this subject while Michelle Gomez jumped right in and said […]

Art, Rhythm and Wine at The Forum, Carlbad

You are invited to attend and participate in the 4th Annual Art Rhythm & Wine Festival at The Forum Carlsbad ​Saturday, October 20, 2018, 11am-6pm Sunday, October 21, 2018, 11am-6pm ​ See Works by More Than 50 Artists Continuous Live Bands Wine Garden and Gourmet Foods Free Community Event​ The Forum Carlsbad and Kennedy & Associates present […]

Ten Reasons to Support the Arts in  North County

By Patricia Frischer Why should cities in North County supports the art and culture in their communities: here are 10 good reasons!  And they are all win win for both city politicians, arts organizations and individual visual and performing artists. But most important they are good for our citizens. Contribute to our Economic Success: According […]