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Stage curtains. (Photo by Peter Ong, FreeImages)

OCEANSIDE: Youth performances return to Brooks theatre

June 30, 2021
OCEANSIDE — The Oceanside Theatre Company’s Youth Theatre Arts Summer Camp returns after a yearlong pandemic respite with “Broadway by the Beach” performances July 2 and 3 at the historic Sunshine Brooks Theatre.
The work of San Diego County Gourd Artists members. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: Gourd artists’ work at Civic Center through August

June 18, 2021
ENCINITAS — Members of the nonprofit San Diego County Gourd Artists present a gourd art show in the lighted case in the Encinitas Civic Center from June 16 to Aug. 1.
Lux Art Institute in Encinitas is merging with the San Diego Art Institute this September to create The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego. (Lux Art Institute photo)

Lux merger with San Diego Art Institute creates broader forum

Anneliese Esparza March 30, 2021
When the Lux Art Institute and the San Diego Art Institute merge this September to become The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego, the two campuses will have over 15,000 square feet of indoor space for art galleries, classes, workshops and artist residencies.
Three of more than 50 new mosaics are pictured at the Santa Fe Drive undercossing at Interstate 5 in Encinitas in late August. (Photo by Jim Gilliam, courtesy of the city of Encinitas)

Encinitas mosaics an outlet for students, memorial for residents

Julia Shapero September 25, 2020
Fifty-three mosaics created by local high school students, college students and adult artists are completed and installed under the Santa Fe Drive undercrossing at Interstate 5 in Encinitas.

Comic-Con canceled for first time in 50 years

North Coast Current April 17, 2020
San Diego Comic-Con has been canceled for 2020, the first time in its 50-year history that the event has been put on hold, organizers announced Friday, April 17.
Art. (Markus Spiske, Unsplash)

ENCINITAS: Art Guild’s annual bazaar returns Dec. 14

November 30, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Dieguito Art Guild presents its ninth annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive in Encinitas. Visitors...

Authorities are still investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed the site of four businesses, pictured Oct. 8, in Leucadia on Sept. 30. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Leucadia merchants assess next steps after fire destroys building

Julia Shapero October 8, 2019
The cause of a fire that tore through four local businesses in Leucadia is still unknown, authorities said. By Oct. 8, the merchants had collectively raised more than $23,000 toward rebuilding.
Carlsbad artist N.C. Winters draws a sketch for fan Susie Lum of La Mirada at his Comic-Con booth. The convention ran July 18-21 in downtown San Diego. (Photo by Meghan Lanigan)

San Diego Comic-Con marks milestone for Carlsbad artist

Meghan Lanigan July 26, 2019
Carlsbad artist and designer N.C. Winters had shown his artwork at Comic-Con before, but 2019 marked a milestone. This year marked the 50th anniversary of Comic-Con and the first time Winters decided to have his own full booth at the event.
Encinitas artist Carla Funk sits among works in her studio July 2. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Encinitas artist guides young students through creativity at summer camp

Meghan Lanigan July 8, 2019
One Encinitas woman’s passion has been to keep children connected to art, and for the past 27 years, Carla Funk, artist and published poet, has merged art with learning at a camp she hosts for kids in her back yard every summer.
A Lightsculpture by artists William Leslie and Alessandra Colfi. (City of Encinitas Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: ‘Art Night’ showcases artists and galleries Feb. 23

February 16, 2019

ENCINITAS — Enjoy an evening of art Saturday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. as Encinitas civic and local art galleries open their doors for “Art Night Encinitas.” The event, launching a bimonthly showcase,...

Rachel Mica Weiss. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: See art of Rachel Mica Weiss at Lux through Jan. 12

January 3, 2019

ENCINITAS — The work of Lux Art Institute Artist in Residence Rachel Mica Weiss is on display at the institute through Jan. 12. Weiss incorporates her education in psychology to examine the experiential...

Cool on the Coast: A roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar and Oceanside. (Helmut Wattrott, FreeImages)

Cool on the Coast: Jump into October with these fall festivities and events

Antonio Pequeño IV October 15, 2018
Your monthly roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Oceanside and the region.
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