City officials shut down The Glashaus in Barrio Logan this month due to fire and safety concerns and code compliance issues. Artists who rent studios in the space were given 30 days to move out, and they’re struggling to find a place to go. The issue has come to head at a time when there’s less affordable art studio space in San Diego than ever.
Restrictions on public performances are common in many cities. Requiring permits strikes a balance that ensures safety, compensation and competition.
There’s been an uptick in art projects happening at the border now that President Donald Trump is in office. With so much attention on the border, it’s worth taking a quick look at some of the art that’s attempted to tackle the prickly issues surrounding it. Here are 20 instances of gutsy, controversial art that has explored the border.
Michael Taylor, one of two black members of The Globe’s board, is embarking on a new plan to make sure the theater’s diverse main-stage shows are seen by a diverse audience.
The Old Globe, San Diego Opera and La Jolla Playhouse are getting serious about expanding arts access to more people in the coming year.
It’s easy to dismiss the two shiny balls installed at the recently opened Fault Line Park in East Village as yet another silly or simplistic public art project by the city of San Diego. But Christine Jones, the Commission for Arts and Culture’s new public art program manager, makes a strong case that they’re something […]
Members of the San Diego art scene I heard from derided the arts group RAW for a model they described as pay-to-play. Others feel the model benefits artists who are having a hard time breaking into the scene.
What the “Selma” snubs and a new local production have in common, plus, lunchtime opera, Topshelf Records’ big move and more in our weekly culture roundup.
How will we honor the so-chill crooner next? Plus, new name for North Park Theatre, getting to know Marina Abramović and more in our weekly culture round-up.
Ever peeped this half shell-shaped icon down south? Plus, two Spanish masterworks at San Diego Museum of Art, a “brave” San Diego Opera board and more in our weekly culture round-up.