Ducky Waddle’s calls it quits, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego contracts before it expands and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.
The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego is eliminating eight full-time positions and 20 part-time positions, and closing its La Jolla campus beginning in January. The layoffs come in anticipation of the museum’s big expansion, which will triple the exhibition space of the La Jolla location.
San Diego’s “podfather” on what he loves about podcasts, tiki lovers unite, a new One Book, One San Diego is unveiled and more in our weekly roundup of all things arts and culture.
Podcasts have exploded in popularity in the last two years. Podcasters are now producing dozens of shows across the San Diego region — everything from niche shows with national followings to San Diego-centric podcasts that focus on topics like craft beer (obviously).
Escondido is expanding access to “Queen Califia’s Magical Circle,” the “Nikigator” sculpture in Balboa Park has it rough, an artist says her last goodbye and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.
Tijuana’s renaissance (again), exploring the confounding creatures that are teenagers and San Diego continues its march toward cold brew dominance.
The Lyceum’s parking problems, arts groups salute Conrad Prebys, the Roscoe’s rumors are true and more in our weekly digest of arts and culture news.
Patrons of the Lyceum Theatre used to enjoy free parking at Horton Plaza; now they must pay $24. That’s a problem, since the Lyceum is meant to be a public theater, accessible to a diverse range of audiences and users. Horton Plaza says it’s working with the theater to find a cost-effective parking solution.
Comic-Con’s been vocal about its desire for a Convention Center expansion at the existing site. But even the events that have sprung up around Comic-Con, like Nerd HQ, say they’re desperate for more space.
Elizabeth Doran, president of San Diego Theatres, is spearheading an effort to help employees of arts organizations and other local businesses gain U.S. citizenship.