Encinitas Advocate

Reception held for new Lux artist Tom Driscoll

An opening reception was held Jan. 12 at the Lux Art Institute for San Diego artist Tom Driscoll. Utilizing casts of packaging materials used for electronics, small appliances and everyday household products, Driscoll creates “colorful sculptures that transform banal items into expanded installations,”...

  • Botanic Garden to display Egyptian tapestries

    Botanic Garden to display Egyptian tapestries

    The San Diego Botanic Garden will display 24 garden-themed tapestries from the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre in Egypt from Jan. 14 to March 31. The tapestries, originally developed as an “experiment in creativity,” were created beginning in 1952 by leading Egyptian architect Ramses Wissa Wassef,...

  • Brandeis professor will talk at annual event

    The San Dieguito Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee presents a luncheon and talk by Dr. Don Katz as part of the annual outreach provided by Brandeis University, University on Wheels, on Jan. 11 at The Crossings in Carlsbad. In his talk, “Apples to Apples: Just an Illusion,” the professor...

  • San Diego County Sheriff’s Dept. begins using drones

    San Diego County Sheriff’s Dept. begins using drones

    Following a deputy-involved shooting earlier this month in Rancho Santa Fe, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Dept. used aerial drone footage to document the scene and capture overhead images to be used as evidence. Modern-day footage from these unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, can be paramount...

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