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Fred Tomaselli: After California

July 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - January 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

This in-depth selection of the artist’s expansive practice from 1990 to present will draw visitors into the magic, curiosity, alchemy, escapism, humor, and beauty of Fred Tomaselli’s visual language. This exhibition will explore how Tomaselli’s well-known recent works reflect back to his upbringing and formative years in Southern California in the 1970s and ’80s when he witnessed the simultaneous implosion of modernism and utopian ideals of the ’60s. Curated by Rhonda Gawthrop. Reception Date: Sept 22 at 6 pm Opening…

The Steel Goddess: Faiya Fredman, 1998-2018

September 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - January 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Faiya Fredman has produced a consistently original and elegant body of work, deriving inspiration from universal phenomena and timeless places, including cycles of life, nature and the cosmos, ancient astronomy and mythologies, and archaeological sites and artifacts. In her latest artistic endeavors, Fredman expands on previous themes and continues her experimentation with non-traditional materials, recent technologies, and unusual techniques. Curated by Mark-Elliott Lugo. Reception Date: Sept 22 at 6 pm Opening Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 11:00am–5:00pm Thursday, Friday 11:00am–8:00pm Sunday…

TAROT: The Fool’s Journey Through Life

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - November 11 @ 12:00 am

Artwork inspired by the Tarot featuring local artists Talia Ceravolo, Susan Gesell, Gillian Moss, Kellie Rogers, Ramona Szczerba and Patric Stillman. The fool’s journey is a metaphor for the journey through life that is explored in the imagery of the Tarot.

21st Annual Galaxy of Glass

September 9 @ 12:00 am - October 21 @ 12:00 am

Fallbrook Art Center proudly presents a show and sale of fine art glass created by more than 20 regional artists; each having a distinct point of view, with impressive technique and design execution. Processes include hot blown, torch work, slumped, fused, cast, and lampworking. From paperweights to sculptures, jewelry to vases, experimental to traditional, you’ll be sure to find the perfect glass treasure! For more information visit our website

Fall Beginner Glass Blowing Series

September 15 @ 12:00 am - December 15 @ 12:00 am

Have you taken a glass blowing classes and want a deeper understanding of creating in glass? Want to know what it’s like to handle the tools yourself? This program is for you. Four classes combined with practice sessions will take you through the progression of creating in glass. We begin working solid, moving to bubbles, color and advanced techniques.

Ordinary Stuff artwork by Maidy Morhous

September 22 - December 30

“Art is a form of communication between the artist and the viewer. Art is about vision, and how that vision is expressed is what can create a strong emotional pull for the observer.” This exhibition encompasses the pop theme of presenting commonplace objects as fine art. It is meant to engage the viewer and allow them to contemplate and pull thought from within and for a moment disengage from the outside world. Morhous continually searches to portray her environment in…

James Hubbell: Seeking Balance

September 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2019 @ 12:00 am

This exhibition includes selections of Hubbell’s artworks that have appeared in houses of worship and places where people seek a spiritual connection including sculptures, paintings, stained glass windows, maquettes, and poetry. Select photographs will tell the story of the churches, parks, and public spaces around the world designed by Hubbell that function as community gathering places and environments for worship and contemplation. The way beauty affects people, how it opens them up emotionally and spiritually, as well as the role…

“Spatial Acuity” featuring Matthew Shlian & Jason Sims at Madison Gallery

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - November 2 @ 12:00 am

Madison Gallery presents Spatial Acuity, opening on September 22nd, 2018, featuring the work of Matthew Shlian Jason Sims. The exhibition examines the detailed exploration of perception, light and space. Shlian’s work is rooted in print media, book arts and commercial design. Beginning with an initial fold, a single action causes a transfer of energy to subsequent folds, which ultimately manifest in drawing and three-dimensional forms. Matthew uses his engineering skills to create kinetic sculpture, which has led to collaborations with…


September 30 @ 9:00 am - October 30 @ 12:00 am
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One event on October 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

Botanica By Artist Alliance OCTOBER 1 NOVEMBER 2, 2018 Members of Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) Artist Alliance submitted their best work including representations of flowers, foliage, or any form of botanicals to be part of the exhibition Botanica by Artist Alliance, juried by Naomi Nussbaum, presented in the Ecke building at the San Diego Botanic Garden. Artist Alliance is an affiliate group of membership dedicated to the support of OMA, providing opportunities for interaction, visibility, and growth for artists in…

Open Your Hearts to North County Arts

October 1 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 am

Open your Hearts to North County Arts, October, 2018, organized by The North County Arts Network (NCAN), invites you to discover and enjoy all the rich and wonderful performing and visual arts offered in our north county from inland Fallbrook to Poway and from coastal Oceanside to La Jolla for the entire month of October. Open your Hearts to North County Arts launches at ArtWalk Carlsbad on Sat. Sept 22 from 11-6pm and Sun. Sept 23 from 10-5pm and will…

Warhol + Haring + Murakami + Bertho + Kostabi Exhibition at Martin Lawrence Galleries La Jolla by the Sea Gallery

October 1 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 am

Nations' Premier Network of Fine Art Galleries, located in La Jolla by the Sea, offers rare and exclusive opportunity to view and acquire breathtaking works of art by many of the most influential POP artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. WARHOL+HARING+MURAKAMI+BERTHO+KOSTABI

10-week Group Art Therapy

October 4 @ 11:00 am - December 13 @ 12:00 am

Once again the California Center for Creative Renewal will be offering two art therapy weekly sessions beginning October 4 and running through December 13. This 10-week session of art making groups provide support and creative renewal for adults confronting the struggles of living in our stress-filled world. Pre-registration required: call Ellen at 760-436-3310 Thursdays 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM or 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Creating a Community of Storytellers

October 8 @ 12:00 am - November 19 @ 12:00 am

The first ever, open to the public, storytelling institute. A series of 6 hands-on storytelling workshops, with Storytellers of San Diego to guide you through the creative process. Come to one; come to all!

Gabe Leonard: Rust, Dust, and Lust

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - December 1 @ 12:00 am

Distinction Gallery is pleased to present: Gabe Leonard "Rust, Dust, and Lust" October 13 - December 1, 2018 Distinction Gallery is proud to present long time represented artist Gabe Leonard's solo show "Rust, Dust, and Lust". The exhibition will include train robbery themes, street shoot outs and bar / brothel / saloon scenes. Oils, Acrylic Enhanced Giclees, Hand Embellished GIclees, and paper prints will be available during the show. The opening reception will be held on Saturday October 13, from…

Female Artists in the 18th and 19th Centuries: Rococo to Impressionism

October 16 @ 7:30 pm

Cornelia Feye’s series of lectures on female artists continues with a look at the 18th and 19th centuries. During the 18th Century three female painters emerged to achieve unprecedented critical and financial success: Angelica Kauffmann, Rosalba Carriera, and Elizabeth Vigée-Lebrun. They came from different countries and backgrounds, but they each were exceptionally accomplished portrait and genre painters. In the 19th century a great number of female artists worked in a wide range of subjects and styles. Among them were Rosa…

Wednesday @ Noon Concert Series Encinitas

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

  Wednesday, October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 12:00-12:50pm. Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Free Wednesdays@Noon Concert Series. Now in its 7th year, the City of Encinitas Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department’s weekly free series at the Encinitas Library presents outstanding musicians from throughout Southern California performing all styles of music.  It is one of the highest attended daytime series drawing attendees from throughout San Diego County. For concert info, visit: 760-633-2746.

Holmes and Watson at North Coast Rep

October 17 @ 8:00 pm - November 18 @ 8:00 pm
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North Coast Repertory Theatre is challenging even the most astute mystery buffs to solve the riddle posed by HOLMES & WATSON. Cleverly conceived by Jeffrey Hatcher, this West Coast premiere dares Dr. Watson to discern which of three men is the missing Sherlock Holmes. Fast-paced, thrilling and full of twists and turns, it promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. It’s elementary – this show will sell out quickly, so order your tickets now. Already extended due…

Art San Diego

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - October 21 @ 12:00 am

Explore an amazing array of contemporary and modern art October 18–21, 2018, at Art San Diego, taking place at the iconic Wyland Center at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary this Fall, Art San Diego is unique in bringing exceptional artwork from local, national, and international galleries together, alongside outstanding show programming, live entertainment, and other exclusive events. And new for 2018: , a special section featuring a curated selection of independent leading-edge artists.

SD Art Prize 2018 presented by SDVAN at Art SD

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - October 21 @ 12:00 am

SD Art Prize at Art San Diego Presented by San Diego Visual Arts Network Thursday, Oct 18 to Sun Oct 21, 2018 Max Robert Daily presents the Oslo Sardine Bar with art by Robert Matheny in Booth 124 FIG present SD Art Prize: Anne Mudge, Erin Dace Behlingand former nominee and recipients of the SD Art Prize: Bhavna Mehta , Anna Stump, Michele Guieu, Lauren Carerra, Terri Hughes-Oelrich, Prudence Horne, Lynn Susholtz in Booth 131 Wyland Center, Del Mar Fairgrounds…

Guadalupe in the Guest Room

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 28, 2018

A Teatro Pueblo Nuevo Production SAN DIEGO PREMIERE By Tony Meneses Directed by Nadia Guevara Previews Sept 28 – Oct 5, 2018 Runs Oct 6 –28, 2018   GUADALUPE IN THE GUEST ROOM tells the story of two people—with nothing in common but a shared grief—who bond in the most unexpected ways. Written by the rising playwright Tony Meneses, the play is a deeply moving and very funny celebration of life, new beginnings, and the healing power of telenovelas. Directed…

Art Walls Oceanside Dan Peragine

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - December 10 @ 12:00 am

Original paintings oil on canvas by Dan Peragine. Live music, no host wine bar, treats by the O'side Bakery.

A Taxi Driver (Foreign Film)

October 19 @ 4:00 pm - December 7 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

October 19, 2018: A Taxi Driver (Foreign Film) Location: Schulman Auditorium @ Carlsbad City Dove Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011 Times: 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. Foreign Film Fridays- A Taxi Driver (South Korea, Drama, 2017, NR, 137 min.) In 1980, a foreign journalist hires a down-on-his-luck taxi driver to take him to Gwangju, South Korea. They soon arrive to find a city under siege by student protesters and the military. (Free. Foreign Films are shown in their…

Poetry Therapy for Life’s Seasons: A Day of Expressive Writing

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spend a day gaining perspective on your life through guided expressive writing. With inspiration from selected poems and writing prompts, we will explore life's seasons, from childhood on, with the aim of drawing wisdom from our most important experiences.

Art, Rhythm and Wine at the Forum Carlsbad

October 20 @ 11:00 am - October 21 @ 12:00 am

The Forum Carlsbad by The Wine Loft presents Art, Rhythm and Wine. You are invited to attend 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 the 4th Annual Art Rhythm & Wine Festival to be held…

Levitt AMP Escondido Music Series: Metalachi

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bios: Headliner: Metalachi is, predictably, a fusion band that plays covers of metal songs with mariachi instruments and flare. Although an unlikely combination, their shocking costumes and passionate, cohesive, emotional music bring the “fiesta” wherever they go. Opener: Los Hollywood is a Latin Rock Group that fuses Latin rhythms with a British/American pop rock that captures the attention of critics and audiences around the world. Their contagious beats and the strong voice of their lead singer has led them to…

Abstract Thinking Exhibition at R. B. Stevenson Gallery

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - November 24 @ 12:00 am

R.B.Stevenson Gallery presents “Abstract Thinking" a group exhibition featuring paintings by Los Angeles artists Michael Reafsnyder, Chris Trueman and San Diego artist Rey Yuasa. The exhibition will open on Saturday, October 20th. and will remain on view through November 24th, 2018. Reception for the artists will be held on Saturday, October 20th, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

Aubrey Logan

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Aubrey Logan takes a song you’ve heard a thousand times and spins it on its heels. It’s new. It’s fresh. It delights. She writes lyrics that paint the chambers of the heart with all the colors on the human palette. And whether she’s jammin’ on her trombone or sailing through a song with her nothing-held-back, multi-octave vocal instrument, Aubrey captivates audiences and delivers originality to everything modern in music. Well known for touring with Postmodern Jukebox, her style as an entertainer…

Carmel Valley Artists San Diego Marriott Del Mar

October 21 @ 10:00 am

Be moved by the creative spirit at the Carmel Valley Artists Show (CVA) Now under "new management", the CVA is now part of the Talmadge Art Show family. Forty Eight artists will be showing and selling creative handmade craft including: clothing, hats, bags, jewelry of all kinds, jewelry cases, ceramics, resin pop art, contemporary art and photography. Plus, there will be two classes: Glass on Glass Mosaic and Painting. Each class is $65 and runs from 11am-2pm with no experience…

Cheryl Sorg Open Studio

October 21 @ 1:00 pm

Please join us for a family-friendly open studio. There will be food and drink, your kiddos can ride the zipline and skate the mini-ramp, and we'll have massive amounts of tape for you to make art with! There will also be small affordable artworks for sale.

Raising Our Voices…Community through the Arts

October 22 @ 7:00 pm

Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation will be presenting "Raising Our Voices...Community through the Arts" Monday, October 22, 7:00 pm in the Civic Center Community Rooms. This celebration, part of the OMFest 2018 Series, will include music from Folk, Broadway as well as Patriotic sing along. Funds raised will go toward Performing and Visual Arts Scholarships. For more information and to purchase tickets online visit the OCAF website

Female Artists in the 20th Century until 1950

October 23 @ 7:30 pm

Cornelia Feye’s series of lectures on female artists continues with a look at women’s art in the 20th century. The 20th century began with an explosion of new discoveries and artistic styles all over Europe. The trauma of World War I prompted the development of art forms from Expressionism and Fauvism, to Cubism, Dadaism, and Surrealism. Women were actively involved in these new approaches to art. This lecture will explore the work of Susanne Valadon, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Gabriele Münter, Emily…

Anna Sew Hoy Guest Lecture

October 24 @ 7:00 pm

SME 149, Structural & Materials Engineering Bldg., UC San Diego // Artist Anna Sew Hoy has been selected as the inaugural Martha Longenecker Roth Distinguished Artist in Residence. Known primarily for her sculptural work, the Los Angeles-based artist adeptly employs materials often relegated to categories of craft or handiwork. With large slabs of roughly hewn clay and deconstructed fabrics, Sew Hoy creates complex geometric compositions that radically shift depending on the vantage point. The artist contrasts hard and soft materials…

Glassless Minds Open Mic

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Glassless Minds Open Mic is back at it again with another amazing night of poetry, music, comedy, and art. This month we are featuring the amazing local poet Charlie Baez. Come out, hit the mic, be inspired, and inspire others.   Doors Open - 6:45Pm Fee- $5 at door

National Fine Arts Exhibition “Black Out”

October 27 @ 6:00 am - November 17 @ 12:00 pm

Ashton Gallery@ Art on 30th is proud to host their annual National Exhibition, “Blackout” opening just before Halloween and honoring this haunting holiday….October 27 from 6-8pm. Seductive, powerful, elegant black. Formal, ceremonial, prestigious, mysterious black. Step into the womb of night and immerse yourself in the noir. Get a chance to see the best pieces from across the country chosen by highly acclaimed juror, Daniel Foster. 324 artists, hailing from 41 states, submitted 897 images. The exhibition was juried by…

Encinitas Dia de los Muertos

October 27 @ 12:00 pm

In partnership with the City of Encinitas Arts Division, Encinitas Friends of the Arts (“EFA”) will be celebrating its fifth annual Dia de la Muertos on Saturday October 27,2018 at the Encinitas Community Center from 12-4 pm. 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. This event is geared toward families in Encinitas and other surrounding communities…

Levitt AMP Escondido Music Series: Kingsley Flood

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bios: Headliner: Kingsley Flood is a Folk Rock band with a “Billy Bragg-like folk-punk sound” (Washington Post) and “signature high energy” (Rolling Stone). Esquire described them as, “The kind of hard-rocking folk-punk band that makes you want to dance with the person next to you and then punch them in the face. In a totally good way.” Don’t miss, “One of those bands that matters.” – PopMatters Opener: Finnegan Blue is a face-melting folk band with an Irish/bluegrass/reggae/rock and roll…

Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble featuring Curtis Taylor Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble featuring Curtis Taylor

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrating the 80th anniversary of the legendary trumpeter Freddie Hubbard’s birth, the Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble presents “Freddie’s Groove.” Featuring special guest Curtis Taylor, this concert pays tribute to the late American jazz trumpeter known for his impact on the jazz and bebop genre during the 1960s and 70s. As leader of the Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble, trombonist, composer, arranger Phil Ranelin, has shared the bill with jazz greats such as Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Pharoah Sanders, and Archie Shepp.…

Tim Flannery Live in Concert

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

He is one of the enduring hard men of professional sports, logging 34 of his 55 years with professional baseball. Of those years, he has spent a jaw-dropping 25 on the hallowed fields of the Major Leagues as both a hard-charging player and a steely-eyed field general. He has been to the World Series four times- once as a player and three times as a coach, finally wrapping his battered, dusty hands around the World Series Trophy in 2010...and yet…

Adam Khalil Guest Lecture

October 29 @ 7:00 pm

SME 149, Structural & Materials Engineering Bldg., UC San Diego // Adam Khalil (Ojibway) is a filmmaker and artist from Sault Ste. Marie, MI; he is currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Khalil’s work subverts traditional forms of ethnography through humor, transgression, and innovative documentary practice. Khalil’s films and installations have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Sundance, Walker Arts Center, e-flux, Microscope Gallery (New York), Spektrum (Berlin), Trailer Gallery (Sweden), and Carnival of eCreativity (Bombay).

Rest, In Pieces at North Coast Rep

October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Rest, In Pieces by Steve Bluestein October 29, 2018 With love, laughter, and a little sarcasm (…okay, maybe a lot), a son and his parents test the strength of the familial bond in a “what if” scenario as we watch how death affects a family when one member is removed. Free Reading! Performance Time: 7:30pm Playwright/Comic, Steve Bluestein, will be here for the reading of Rest, In Pieces and will do a talkback after the reading.

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