Arts leaders ask for more city money, art with local roots soars and more in our weekly roundup.

A new scientific study to explore how the brain changes in the first five years of playing an instrument hits the compelling intersection of science and art in San Diego.

Recapping our dance-making discoveries, thinking hard about music and the brain, digging through the trash and more in our weekly arts roundup.

When you’re learning music in a neuroscience town, somebody’s bound to try to figure out exactly what happens to your brain over time.

Mayoral candidates proclaim their love for local creative groups, dancers show off their new work and more in our weekly arts roundup.

A coming-out bash for San Diego’s next generation of choreographers showcased the passion and influences of young dancers who rose to the challenge to invent new work.

Acoustic guitarist Billy McLaughlin has had a successful music career since he was 15 years old, but 10 years ago his performance — and, by extension, his life — began falling apart. In 2001, he was diagnosed with focal dystonia, a mysterious neurological condition that causes muscles to involuntary contract. For McLaughlin, hardly anything could […]

Hannes Kling orchestrates backstage details so the La Jolla
Music Society can present seamless performances from visiting
musicians.