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Living Creatively: Be at peace

Living Creatively: Be at peace

Barbara Basia Koenig

January 3, 2020

We have within us a kind of spiritual anchor, an innate inner peace or presence of mind that is always accessible to us if we learn to cultivate it, as we do a sense of humor. Our presence of mind can withstand any adversity if we understand our place in the scheme of things. We can contribute to the chaos around us, or we can be an island of peace within it, somewhat like being in the eye of the storm. We can attain this inner tranquility through practice of presence.

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

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 can purchase original works by the guild’s member artists, from paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolor...

Cool on the Coast: Round out August with Leucadia art walk, family time at Del Mar track

Cool on the Coast: Round out August with Leucadia art walk, family time at Del Mar track

Antonio Pequeño IV

August 17, 2019

Your roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar and the San Diego region.

San Diego Comic-Con marks milestone for Carlsbad artist

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 guides young students through creativity at summer camp

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.

DEL MAR: Art Center Gallery opens in new spot May 15

DEL MAR: Art Center Gallery opens in new spot May 15

May 10, 2019

DEL MAR — The new Del Mar Art Center Gallery opens its doors to the public Wednesday, May 15, with more than three dozen working artist members showing their creations in a variety of media, such as graphite drawings, watercolor, pastel and acrylic paintings, and original jewelry. The gallery is located...

Street Fair snapshots: Images of Encinitas’ annual spring event

Street Fair snapshots: Images of Encinitas’ annual spring event

North Coast Current

May 1, 2019

The Encinitas Spring Street Fair returned to Coast Highway 101 for the 36th year on April 27 and 28, running the length of the thoroughfare from D to J Streets. There was international food, live music, rides for children and a beer garden.

Used books still in style at Cassidy’s

Used books still in style at Cassidy’s

Dan Weisman, The Escondido Grapevine

April 30, 2019

Cassidy’s Books, a longtime used book seller in San Marcos, has ridden the tide of reader interest and industry trends to maintain its corner of the market in the community.

ENCINITAS: San Dieguito student-produced ‘Trials’ March 14-16

ENCINITAS: San Dieguito student-produced ‘Trials’ March 14-16

February 28, 2019

ENCINITAS — San Dieguito High School Academy students perform “Trials,” a student-written and directed show by seniors Colin Gasperoni and Sophia Papalia, for three nights March 14-16 at 7 p.m. in the Clayton E. Liggett Theater on campus. “Trials” follows Samantha Belford, a tough, independent...

SOLANA BEACH: Celebrate Irish arts with Máirtín de Cógáin on March 24

SOLANA BEACH: Celebrate Irish arts with Máirtín de Cógáin on March 24

February 28, 2019

SOLANA BEACH — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito hosts a Celtic Celebration with noted Irish storyteller and performer Máirtín de Cógáin and his group on March 24. Joining Cógáin are Pete Polansky on fiddle, Ben Jaber on pipes, Michael Eskins on concertina and dancers fro...

SOLANA BEACH: Music education event Feb. 24 features Gregory Page

SOLANA BEACH: Music education event Feb. 24 features Gregory Page

February 21, 2019

SOLANA BEACH — Local nonprofit Guitars and Ukes in the Classroom hosts a benefit concert in partnership with internationally recognized Irish-Armenian singer-songwriter Gregory Page on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Solana Beach. Tax deductible donations from the event will support free...

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