Art

  • Artist makes giant brushes 'dance' to create contemporary Zen paintings

    Artist makes giant brushes 'dance' to create contemporary Zen paintings

    Roughly once a year, contemporary Zen artist Rosemary KimBal invites prospective students into her Cardiff studio to learn how to make giant brushes "dance" across sheets of paper. KimBal, who has two huge paintings on permanent display in the main lobby at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas,...

  • Del Mar dancer receives new lease on life thanks to back surgery

    Del Mar dancer receives new lease on life thanks to back surgery

    A Del Mar woman is dancing with excitement and a new outlook on life — literally. By the time she reached her 40s, Suanne Summers had seemingly accepted that she was destined to have back problems for the rest of her life. When she was 20, she had surgery performed on her back for the first time...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (June 15)

    For more information, visit the city’s newsletter at https://bit.ly/2Lws0HJ Book Signing: Marion Ross The Cardiff resident and actress best known for her role as the mother on "Happy Days" will sign copies of her new memoir at the Cardiff Library, 2081 Newcastle Drive, on June 16 at 1:30 p.m. For...

  • Summer Fun on the 101 to take place June 23

    Summer Fun on the 101 to take place June 23

    Summer officially kicks off at Leucadia Roadside Park (860 N Coast Hwy 101) on Saturday, June 23 with the 9th annual Summer Fun on the 101: Leucadia’s Music Festival! Starting at 11:30am, the Leucadia 101 Main Street Association presents ten of the finest acts Encinitas has to offer including Mattson...

  • Leucadia woman new leader of Alzheimer's San Diego

    Leucadia woman new leader of Alzheimer's San Diego

    For Eugenia Welch, taking over as the CEO at Alzheimer's San Diego in March was an easy transition. After all, the Leucadia woman has had experience working with patients of the memory loss disease for most of her life. Welch, who formerly ran Sunrise Senior Living in La Costa, has been working...

  • Canyon Crest Academy student wins Best Actor award

    Canyon Crest Academy student wins Best Actor award

    A Canyon Crest Academy student has been announced as the best high school actor in San Diego County. Jonas McMullen, a senior at the Carmel Valley high school, won the Best Actor award at the Broadway San Diego Awards on May 27. Jonas and the winner of the Best Actress award, Felicity Bryant of...

  • La Costa Canyon theatre teacher recognized as best in county

    La Costa Canyon theatre teacher recognized as best in county

    Brad Golden believes a teacher’s job is to challenge his or her students. The three-year theatre instructor at La Costa Canyon High School recalled a parent informing him that he was "emotionally challenging" his performers, whose most recent feat was tackling the musical and heart-wrenching show...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (June 1)

    'The Birds' at SDA San Dieguito Academy presents a modern take on the Greek comedy, "The Birds" on May 31, June 1 and June 2 at 7 p.m. in the school's Liggett Theater, 800 Santa Fe Drive. For tickets and more information, visit https://bit.ly/2IKXcWL. Free Green Living Tour Walk through some easy...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (May 25)

    For more information and a complete list of events, visit the city’s newsletter at https://bit.ly/2ILzoBj. Memorial Day Tribute American Legion Post 416 and Encinitas Elks Lodge #2243 will host a Memorial Day Tribute on May 28 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at 210 West F Street. The event will feature...

  • San Diego County Fair looking to be pretty 'sweet'

    San Diego County Fair looking to be pretty 'sweet'

    This year, from June 1 to July 4, the San Diego County Fair will have a theme of "How Sweet It Is." Decadent selections include a cotton candy ice cream sandwich and bacon-wrapped baklava.

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (May 11)

    For a complete list of events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2wpRtA0. Mother's Day Weekend Art, Garden and Studio Tour Bring your mom (or friends) to explore this year's amazing collection of eight distinctive Encinitas and south Carlsbad gardens that are chock full of exciting...

  • Lux executive director announces departure

    Lux executive director announces departure

    After 20 years, Reesey Shaw will transition from her position as the Lux Art Institute's executive director. In a statement released April 26, Shaw — who founded the Encinitas-based Lux in 1998 — announced she was proud of helping the museum find land; getting permits; qualifying the institute...

  • Art Guild presents Mother's Day home tours

    Art Guild presents Mother's Day home tours

    The San Dieguito Art Guild, a nonprofit group, will host the 2018 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour. This is a self-guided, driving tour on Mother’s Day weekend, May 12 and 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Tickets are good for both days and homes may be re-visited. Take your mom...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (April 27)

    For more information and for a complete list of events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2K1dtnm. Spring Street Fair Enjoy more than 450 booths and five live entertainment stages, children's rides, bike valets and a beer garden on April 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Downtown Encinitas...

  • 'Taking Center Stage': La Costa Canyon Theatre Dept. presents Les Miserables

    'Taking Center Stage': La Costa Canyon Theatre Dept. presents Les Miserables

    La Costa Canyon (LCC) High School’s Theatre department was once coined a “ghost town.” Several years ago, there were barely enough students to fill two theatre classes and participation in theatre was unpopular in an athletic-driven environment. That perception has changed dramatically with the...

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