The proposed Chicano Park museum is caught in the crossfire of city budget politics, an iconic painting is on its way to San Diego, San Diego has a great showing at the Tony Awards and more in our weekly digest of the region’s arts and culture news.
Three local arts districts are in the running for statewide recognition, fans rally to help Russell the electric giraffe, arts groups rally against proposed budget cuts and more in our weekly digest of arts and culture news.
Some San Diego institutions are losing money to gain visitors, dancers are coming to a flight near you and more in our weekly roundup of the region’s arts and culture news.
A new opinion from the city attorney says there are ways the city could get around the policy that requires public art to be housed in not-so-public places, but it could open itself up to a lawsuit if it isn’t careful.
Arts District Liberty Station was envisioned as a place where artists could thrive without worrying about being pushed out by rising rents. But a decade after its launch, arts tenants are finding themselves in the same spot the district was meant to insulate them from: Rents there are too high for many of them to afford.
The latest episode of Culturecast visits a public art series called Parkeology, whose latest installment revisits Balboa Park’s gay cruising culture.
Art is popping up in public places — and in places that are technically public but where no one actually goes. Plus: The case for a permitting system for street performers, the most memorable border art pieces and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.
A former San Diego artist dies unexpectedly, searching for the “A” in the IDEA District, underrated breweries in San Diego and more in our weekly roundup of all things arts and culture.
Nearly 30 projects are planned or under construction in East Village, some of which are part of a district that developers have imagined as a home for innovation, design, education and arts — the IDEA District. Yet many of the new projects are displacing the elements it’s meant to embody. The art scene that’s survived for years in the neighborhood’s affordable warehouses is on its way out.
Rep. Duncan Hunter kicks off a debate about art censorship, the push to diversify local theater, the story behind Javier Plascencia’s departure from Bracero and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.