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Art & Science Exhibition

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - November 1 @ 12:00 am

Art and Science: A Betty Woodaman Memorial Exhibition opens this month with extraordinary imagination, vision and innovation by our amazingly talented local artists. Featuring creative works that combine art and science.

Exhibition & Opening Recption for Grace Shelly

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - December 16 @ 12:00 am

Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation opening reception for artist Grace Shelley at Oceanside Bakery. No Host bar, tasty treats, music, and opportunity drawings.

XXV: The Silver Anniversary Exhibition

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 1, 2019

In celebration of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido twenty-fifth anniversary season, selections from the Museum's permanent collection will be on view.

Toar

October 21 @ 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Location: BLDG 3400 Student Center - OC3419 (Kruglak Gallery) May-ling Martinez and Griselda Rosas are intrigued by everyday objects, their materiality and the process of deterioration. By playfully re-contextualizing historical and vintage imagery, this exhibition re-shapes incongruous, random and at times humorous cultural and social rituals. May-ling’s work is based on an innate need to better understand her surroundings and the dynamics of the human experience. Believing that apart from the idea of objects and images, what we as a…

Tiny Canvases: The Art of Nails

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until February 9, 2020

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Nails have been a path to artistic expression for thousands of years, evolving from a single nail color to works of art on a tiny canvas, thanks to the invention of nail enhancements and the emergence of nail artistry. First finding its home on the global fashion runways, nail artistry has become a sought-after form of self-expression in everyday life. Today’s nail art is an homage to best in class color and design, with chic lines and sophisticated enhancements personal…

Gabe Leonard: The Starting Line

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 2, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2019

Distinction Gallery is pleased to present Gabe Leonard "The Starting Line" Exhibition: October 12th - November 2nd

Cornelia Feye Lectures on Surrealist Art

October 22 @ 7:30 pm

October 22 lecture >> Surrealist Women Artists. Talented women artists have long stood in the shadow of their famous male peers. In the last lecture of this series, Feye explores the contributions of Tanning, Kahlo, Leonora Carrington, photographer Dora Maar, Leonor Fini, Remedios Varo, Meret Oppenheim, Gala Dalí, and others.

African Djembe Drum Classes

October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2019

Monette Marino teaches weekly African Djembe Drum Classes for all levels every Tuesday night from 8pm-9pm at Dance North County, 535 Encinitas Blvd., suite 103, Encinitas, CA 92024. Visit www.morhythmdrumschool.org for more information or email info@morhythmdrumschool.org (no classes in December).

The Six-Word Story

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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According to literary legend, while lunching with friends at the Algonquin Hotel, Ernest Hemingway wagered that he could craft an entire story in six words. After each contributed $10 to the pot, Hemingway wrote the winning story: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” A collaboration of Front Porch Gallery in Carlsbad and Oceanside Museum of Art, this exhibition presents imaginative, whimsical, and introspective photographs with accompanying six-word stories, creating a dynamic interaction for the viewer. Artwork will be on view…

The Sunshine Boys at North Coast Repertory Theatre

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 17, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until November 17, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 17, 2019

THE SUNSHINE BOYS deftly showcases the late Neil Simon’s brilliant ear for sidesplitting dialogue and his sharp eye for physical comedy. Yet beneath the raucous laughter are two vulnerable people struggling to make sense of their lives. North Coast Repertory Theatre has earned numerous accolades by critics and audiences alike for capturing the nuances of Simon’s memorable characters who wrestle with love, loss, work, family and aging. Simon’s plays historically sell out rapidly, so early ticket buying is highly recommended.…

Taste Of Art: Jasper Johns 3D Collage

October 24 @ 6:00 pm

6:00–8:00pm Jasper Johns is known for sensuous and tactile surfaces that change the meaning of common objects. Join Robin Douglas to cut, paste, construct, and paint unique combinations. Enjoy appetizers and drinks with a brief presentation before creating an original work of art. All materials provided.

Heathers the Musical

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Based on the classic 1989 film, Westerberg High is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta: Heather, Heather, and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But misfit Veronica Sawyer rejects their evil regime for a new boyfriend, the dark and sexy stranger J.D., who plans to put the Heathers in their place – six feet under. Brought to you by the award-winning creative team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, “Desperate Housewives”), Laurence O’Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde) and…

Ronnie Baker Brooks

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As the son of blues legend Lonnie Brooks, Ronnie Baker Brooks has been climbing the blues world’s ladder all his life. Born in Chicago, he started playing guitar around age six. At 19, he joined his father, who had influenced some of the most well-known bluesman of our history: Jimmy Reed, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Johnny Winter, and Junior Wells. For 12 years the two would tour together, putting Ronnie out front with Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Koko…

MOJO & Jazz Collective

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The MiraCosta College five-time DownBeat award-winning jazz bands share the stage for this one-night event. MOJO, DownBeat’s 2017 Community College National Winner, and the Jazz Collective will perform music by renowned past and present composers and arrangers, including student and faculty works. CONCERT HALL OC2406

Foxfire

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

by Hume Cronyn and Susan Cooper Music by Jonathan Brielle Oct 11-27, 2019 Foxfire takes place on a small farm in Southern Appalachia threatened by hard times and creeping real estate development. But it is really about the strength of family, the burnished love of a long marriage and the values that have sustained this nation. It is laced with knee slapping, soul stirring music. (Note: Foxfire is a co-production of OTC and Scripps Ranch Theatre)

The President’s Own Marine Band

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Founded in 1798, the band has performed for every U.S. President since John Adams. A decade has passed since the scarlet coats of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band last appeared on stages along the West Coast. In the style of the band’s 17th Director John Philip Sousa, who initiated the concert tour tradition in 1891, Marine Band Director Col. Jason K. Fettig has chosen a diverse mix of programs —…

Encinitas Dia de los Muertos

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In partnership with the City of Encinitas, Encinitas Friends of the Arts will be celebrating its 6th annual Encinitas Dia de la Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Saturday October 26, 2019 at the Encinitas Community Center from 12-4pm. In keeping with our mission, we believe this free family event will foster an appreciation and awareness of this significant Latino cultural celebration while uniting people of all backgrounds and traditions. The event draws more than 4,500 attendees each year from…

Encinitas Dia de los Muertos- October 26

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In partnership with the City of Encinitas, Encinitas Friends of the Arts will be celebrating its 6th annual Encinitas Dia de la Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Saturday October 26, 2019 at the Encinitas Community Center from 12-4pm. In keeping with our mission, we believe this free family event will foster an appreciation and awareness of this significant Latino cultural celebration while uniting people of all backgrounds and traditions. The festival is geared toward families offering great performances by…

Art With A View

October 26 @ 1:00 pm

The artists of Del Mar Art Center Gallery (DMAC) display their artwork for sale at “Art with a View”, in conjunction with the Del Mar Farmer’s Market, October 26, as well as the last Saturday of every month, from 1 – 4 pm. Art with a View is held on the top level of Del Mar’s Civic Center located at 1050 Camino Del Mar (corner HWY 101 and 11thStreet). Free underground parking is available! Visit online at dmacgallery.com and the…

Encinitas Dia de los Muertos

October 26 @ 4:00 pm

In partnership with the City of Encinitas, Encinitas Friends of the Arts will be celebrating its 6th annual Encinitas Dia de la Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Saturday October 26, 2019 at the Encinitas Community Center from 12-4pm. In keeping with our mission, we believe this free family event will foster an appreciation and awareness of this significant Latino cultural celebration while uniting people of all backgrounds and traditions. The event draws more than 4,500 attendees each year from…

Art After Dark: A Steampunk Halloween

October 26 @ 6:00 pm

VIP: 6:00–10:00pm General Admission: 7:00–10:00pm Get ready for a funky steampunky Halloween party inspired by Brian Kesinger’s characters Otto and Victoria and his Dream It Yourself exhibition. Bring your friends, family, or pet octopus along to enjoy a variety of rousing cirque entertainment from J7 Productions, spooky good dance jams from DJ Mandy Mixes, Victorian characters with a retro-futuristic twist, and a few more surprises still in the works at OMA’s legendary annual event. Click here for details on the…

Sweet & Tender Hooligans

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Los Angeles-based Sweet and Tender Hooligans, hailed as the ultimate tribute to Morrissey and The Smiths, have delivered for more than two decades a finely crafted show that pays homage to the legendary singer and British indie band. Performing to sold-out crowds throughout the US, Mexico, and the UK, front man Jose Maldonado channels Morrissey so convincingly that Moz himself has even jokingly taken the stage with the opening line, “Hello, we are the Sweet and Tender Hooligans and I’m…

The Toxic Avenger: A Concert Reading

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 27, 2019

Book & Lyrics by Joe DiPietro Music & Lyrics by David Bryan Based on Lloyd Kaufman's film of the same name Directed by AJ Knox Music Direction by Tony Houck Melvin Ferd the Third wants to clean up Tromaville, the most polluted town in New Jersey. Foiled by the mayor's bullies, Melvin is dumped into a vat of radioactive toxic waste, only to reemerge as The Toxic Avenger, New Jersey's first superhero! Affectionately known as Toxie, our new hero is…

Mission San Luis Rey Dia De Los Muertos

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come to the 19th Annual Dia de los Muertos @ Old Mission San Luis Rey, including: Altars Por Siempre Car Show Live Entertainment Chalk Cemetery Food Arts & Crafts & All New Kids Zone! The Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead Festival is back in Oceanside! This traditional Mexican Holiday dating back thousands of years celebrates and honors the memories of the deceased with colorful displays, face painting and more. This year the free public festival will…

The Boyfriend

October 27 @ 1:30 pm

The Boy Friend (Film) (British/American,Musical Comedy,1971, G,2h 17m) Free In this adaptation of the Broadway hit, a shy stage manager finds herself thrust into the role of leading lady when the star is injured.

Around the World with Kristianne

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join NVA's Executive Artistic Director and Founder, Kristianne Kurner, as she regales you with stories from her 100-day voyage around the globe during her recent sabbatical. She will also share some of her ideas and thoughts for the future of New Village Arts, and take your questions about her unique and unforgettable experiences across the globe! Proceeds from this event will go to support NVA's upcoming production of AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, which Kristianne is directing.

Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse

October 29 @ 7:30 pm

Join art historian Victoria Martino for a stunning, revelatory, and celebratory five-week lecture series, illuminating the life and works of Henri Matisse in honor of his 150th anniversary. First Lecture October 29: Appendicitis and Art--The Early Years Educated as a lawyer, Matisse discovered his love for art accidentally, through his mother’s gift of art supplies during his convalescence from an attack of appendicitis.

OK Go: The Live Video Tour

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A show like no other with rock band, OK Go! OK Go, the rock band famous for their wildly creative videos, bring their unique magic to the stage. As you might expect from the pioneering band who danced on treadmills and in zero gravity, this show is unlike any you’ve seen before: it’s a film screening and a rock concert rolled into one. The band will perform their songs live and in sync with 20 of their iconic videos, pausing…

Nellie McKay

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Nellie McKay is hard to categorize. She’s done Brecht on Broadway, opened for Lou Reed at Carnegie Hall, sung Woody Allen movie songs at the Hollywood Bowl, performed on A Prairie Home Companion, played Hilary Swank’s sister on the big screen, paid tribute to Doris Day, and released seven wildly acclaimed albums. Her music is as tuneful and clever as the best of the Great American Songbook—part cabaret, part sparkly pop. But beneath the charming melodic surface is a wit that…

Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse

November 5 @ 7:30 pm

Join art historian Victoria Martino for a stunning, revelatory, and celebratory five-week lecture series, illuminating the life and works of Henri Matisse in honor of his 150th anniversary. Second Lecture - November 5: The Wild Beast--The Fauve Years When an influential Parisian critic reviewing the Salon d'automne exhibition in 1905 sensationally referred to Matisse and his artist friends as les fauves the movement of Fauvism was officially born.

California Guitar Trio

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The California Guitar Trio knows no boundaries in the universe of guitar. Since 1991 the group has enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly crisscrosses genres. The trio’s questing spirit drives it to explore the intersections between rock, jazz, classical, and world music. It even throws in the occasional surf or spaghetti Western tune for good measure. Comprised of Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya, and Paul Richards, the group has established a unique, personal connection with audiences. In addition to…

Armistice

Hutchins Consort presents: Armistice

November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Armistice: music of sorrow, healing and peace" featuring Treble Violinist Steve Huber in Elgar's Sospiri, as well as Barber's Adagio for Strings, and the late Fred Charlton's Octopus Therapy. The Hutchins Consort plays on the eight scaled violins designed and built by luthier Dr. Carleen Hutchins, whose research into the acoustic properties of string instruments resulted in an innovative process called free-plate tuning; a precise method of refining the top and back plates of a violin before it is assembled…

Distinction Gallery Presents: Pigments of Imagination

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - December 7 @ 12:00 am

Distinction Gallery Presents: Pigments of Imagination All new works by Heather McKey and Virginie Mazereau Opening Reception: November 9th (6pm to 10pm) Exhibition: November 9th - December 7th

Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse

November 12 @ 7:30 pm

Join art historian Victoria Martino for a stunning, revelatory, and celebratory five-week lecture series, illuminating the life and works of Henri Matisse in honor of his 150th anniversary. Third Lecture - November 12: A Bourgeois in Bohemia--The Paris Years Gertrude Stein’s purchase of the most reviled of Matisse’s Fauvist paintings launched the artist’s celebrity. He became the darling of Stein’s celebrated Saturday salons, and he founded the Académie Matisse, a Parisian private school where he taught young artists.

Intermediate Glass Blowing Workshop with Mayauel Ward

November 14 @ 12:00 am - November 16 @ 12:00 am

Three day glass blowing workshop for intermediate students with award winning artist Mayauel Ward. Using rods of colored glasses and torches, Mayauel will demonstrate and coach on how to put flowers, fish and the like into paperweights vases and perfume bottles. He describes this technique as kind of a combination of welding, sculpting and painting all at once with hot glass. Beginning with simple single layer designs and we'll work our way up to multi layered designs.

Sons of Mystro

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Born in South Florida to a Jamaican father and Barbadian mother, Malcolm, 23, and his 20-year old brother Umoja learned to play violin through South Florida’s public school system including Dillard High School for the Performing Arts. Together, these brothers are Sons of Mystro. They use their violins to interpret reggae classics, American pop songs, and their own creations – accompanied by beats, and sometimes a DJ and guitarist. They are winners of the Emerging Artist Under 21 Award at…

Opening Reception: Judy Tuwaletstiwa

November 15 @ 6:00 pm

Judy Tuwaletstiwa's work is about healing through a diversity of mediums, storytelling, and language. She engages in a practice that is rooted in deep reflection and the lives lived outside of our own experience. Diving into the details of meaning and origins, Tuwaletstiwa’s work is about stories, considering how language, both visual and literary, build understanding and ultimately a road to healing, dealing with trauma, and finding beauty. Tuwaletstiwa’s medium centers around transition; clay becomes ceramic, sand transforms to glass,…

Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse

November 19 @ 7:30 pm

Join art historian Victoria Martino for a stunning, revelatory, and celebratory five-week lecture series, illuminating the life and works of Henri Matisse in honor of his 150th anniversary. Fourth Lecture - November 19: The Return to Order--The Rivera Years Matisse’s move to a suburb of Nice led to a period of neoclassicism and simplification. A lengthy sojourn in Morocco inspired his “Orientalist” odalisques.

Art & Stories Series

November 22 @ 6:00 pm

Storytelling and art making come together to explore the topics addressed by Artist-in-Residence Judy Tuwaletstiwa. This program is in partnership with the Storytellers of San Diego and is geared towards an adult audience. -6pm to 7:00pm- Reception Music, drinks, hors d'oeuvres & light refreshments. -7:00pm- Stories begin

Family Day: Dixieland Day!

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

From 12pm to 2pm, our “Make ‘n Play” team helps kids build their own “canjo” (tin can banjo). Then, families will be treated to a live, educational performance by the Rob Verdi Dixieland Band. Rob Verdi is an engaging, humorous, informative presenter that will open doors to the possibilities of music. A family concert veteran, Rob and his jazz band the Side Street Strutters have entertained guests at Disneyland for 22 years! You won't want to miss this afternoon full…

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