Art

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (June 22)

    For more information, visit the city’s newsletter at https://bit.ly/2LLNtg4 Summer Fun on the 101 Check out Leucadia's music festival. Walk, bike or skate to Leucadia Roadside Park with family and friends to hear 10 live performances by local legends and up and coming musical talent on June 23...

  • 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...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (June 8)

    Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (June 8)

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  • SDA student curates art show on femininity

    SDA student curates art show on femininity

    For 18-year-old Vanessa Machin, curating her own art show symbolized her independence as a young woman. The show's theme on femininity took that message one step further. The San Dieguito Academy senior presented "Femininity and Coming of Age" on June 3 at the Performing Arts Workshop in Encinitas....

  • Opera comes to Encinitas

    Opera comes to Encinitas

    An evening of opera, show tunes and choral favorites came to Encinitas Memorial Day weekend, including the majestic patriotic piece “Who Are The Brave,” in honor of those of the armed forces attending the concert. All this was part of the “Free Music in the Library” series put on by the Roger Anderson...

  • CCA teen named 'Best Actor' in San Diego County

    CCA teen named 'Best Actor' in San Diego County

    Jonas McMullen, an 18-year-old senior at Canyon Crest Academy, was recognized for his performances as The Baker in "Into the Woods" and Henry Jekyll in "Jekyll and Hyde" at CCA.

  • JCS Innovation Centre Encinitas students show off their art skills

    JCS Innovation Centre Encinitas students show off their art skills

    A showcase of Julian Charter School (JCS) Innovation Centre Encinitas student artwork took place May 22 in the program’s Student Center.

  • 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.

  • Artist paints new mural to help revitalize street in Cardiff

    Artist paints new mural to help revitalize street in Cardiff

    Skye Walkers' latest mural, at 2121 Newcastle on the side of the Cardiff Reef Apartments building, features a depiction of pro-surfer Rob Machado riding green-hued waves at sunset at Cardiff State Beach.

  • Encinitas arts program assistant shows own work

    Encinitas arts program assistant shows own work

    Cheryl Ehlers normally helps put on art shows for others. Now, she's unveiling her own talents in a show at the Cardiff Library.

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (May 18)

    For more information and to view a complete list of events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2rxVoEY . 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...

  • Cardiff School District reveals final school design plans

    Cardiff School District reveals final school design plans

    Cardiff School District has presented the final site plan to rebuild and remodel Cardiff School. The project is part of a $22 million bond measure passed by 66 percent of Cardiff voters in November 2016. Finalized and presented to the school board, the design was a result of extensive public outreach...

  • Arts Alive auction to be held May 20 in Cardiff

    Arts Alive auction to be held May 20 in Cardiff

    Each banner is an original work of art created by a local artist and will be on display for the last time during the Live Auction.

  • 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...

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