Art

  • Ladies First! Part 2: 13 San Diego art museums have women at the helm

    Ladies First! Part 2: 13 San Diego art museums have women at the helm

    Here are six more of the women who head local arts institutions, some of them recent arrivals and some of them longtime leaders in the field; including Erika Torri, executive director of La Jolla's Athenaeum Music & Arts Library. La Jolla Light published Part 1 listing the seven other museum directors...

  • Kitchen Shrink: Summer school for foodies

    Kitchen Shrink: Summer school for foodies

    KITCHEN SHRINK: To keep you on your toes this laid-back summer, and help you get the best out of the season's culinary and solar bounty, here's a quiz on everything from barbecues and bugs to sunburns and stone fruits. Check out next week's column for the answers. • Multiple choice: 1. Watermelons,...

  • Kitchen Shrink: Summer desserts easy on your scale

    Kitchen Shrink: Summer desserts easy on your scale

    KITCHEN SHRINK: We can have our cake and eat it, too, if we choose lighter desserts (less sugar and fat), and forego the traditional summer lollapaloozas — ice cream sundae extravaganzas, salted caramel brownies, and triple-decker cakes and trifles. While the concept of healthy desserts sounds...

  • Bird Rock Coffee Roasters welcomes new artists for August exhibit

    Bird Rock Coffee Roasters welcomes new artists for August exhibit

    Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Art & Music Collective is showcasing new works from returning Bird Rock artists Chris Lever and Chris Mc Grath, as well as engaging works from two new artists — Jon Savage, with his pop art style, and Luis Ortega, with his spectacular waterscapes in his new “Aquatic” series....

  • Ladies First! Part 1: 13 San Diego art museums have women at the helm

    Ladies First! Part 1: 13 San Diego art museums have women at the helm

    There is a well-known gender gap when it comes to museum directorship, according to the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR), but according to a recent report, "while progress is incremental, the needle is moving with changes accomplished through...

  • LET’S REVIEW! MCASD party mixes art, music, performance and cocktails

    Museum: A building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic or cultural interest are stored and exhibited, as “the Museum of Modern Art.” —oxforddictionaries.com These days, it’s not enough for a museum to be a storage house and art showroom. To assure its continued existence, it needs...

  • Spanish artist installs fish sculpture on La Jolla front yard; Community invited to visit site this weekend

    Spanish artist installs fish sculpture on La Jolla front yard; Community invited to visit site this weekend

    The Camino family came to La Jolla from Madrid, Spain in March taking advantage of an exchange program available at their children’s school. “We came here for a change of scenery, so our three children would see different things and people, and to find inspiration,” artist Nicolás Camino explained....

  • UCSD Art & Music students forge new trails with technology

    UCSD Art & Music students forge new trails with technology

    LET'S REVIEW: Beware the Ides of March ... but look forward to the Ides of June, I always say. Mid-June marks the end of spring quarter at UC San Diego and heralds the exciting final presentations of the graduating seniors in the Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts & Music (ICAM) major. ICAM...

  • Kitchen Shrink: Kicking off summer with the Holy Grill

    Kitchen Shrink: Kicking off summer with the Holy Grill

    KITCHEN SHRINK: Intoxicating aromas of smoky mesquite and bold hickory filling the warm air herald the arrival of summer, and tweak nostalgic memories of childhood. Those were the wild-and-crazy barbecuing days when the Weber grill was king, meat was burned beyond recognition over reckless flames...

  • Kitchen Shrink: The great burger flip flop

    Kitchen Shrink: The great burger flip flop

    KITCHEN SHRINK: The beloved burger is America's sweetheart of foods affirmed by the 14 billion consumed yearly, and a nationally designated month (May) honoring the grilled sandwich. In my globetrotting days, I met many strange burgerfellows — some caught me off guard, taking my stomach by surprise,...

  • Kitchen Shrink: What's Your Culinary I.Q.? — The Answers

    Kitchen Shrink: What's Your Culinary I.Q.? — The Answers

    KITCHEN SHRINK: I will now hand feed you the answers to last week's Culinary I.Q. Quiz. Take your time to digest them well. ••• True/False 1. Baking soda and baking powder can be used interchangeably. False. Not all leavening agents are created equal. Baking soda is pure sodium bicarbonate, a base...

  • Kitchen Shrink: What's Your Culinary I.Q.?

    Kitchen Shrink: What's Your Culinary I.Q.?

    KITCHEN SHRINK: In keeping with the spirit of the end-of-school season, I thought it apropos to give a food-related final exam for your amusement and amazement. Check out next week's column for the answers — and please, no cheating! • True or False 1. Since baking soda and baking powder are both...

  • St. James by-the-Sea Church in La Jolla will open gallery/library with James Hubbell art exhibit

    St. James by-the-Sea Church in La Jolla will open gallery/library with James Hubbell art exhibit

    World-renowned artist and architect James Hubbell will exhibit a selection of his works in “That Which Must Be Hidden,” May 19-July 23, at the new gallery/library of St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 743 Prospect St. in La Jolla. The exhibit will feature stained glass, paintings and sculptures....

  • ‘The Old Man and The Old Moon’ has West Coast premiere at The Old Globe

    ‘The Old Man and The Old Moon’ has West Coast premiere at The Old Globe

    Like to laugh and leave the theater in a delightful mood? Then, you won’t want to miss PigPen Theatre Co.’s “The Old Man and The Old Moon,” already attaining great reviews at The Old Globe Theatre. It’s sort of a fable, myth, or as the Broadway World dubbed it, “a glorious fusion of music and theatrics.”...

  • 'Shockheaded Peter' — Cult classic musical gets new look at Cygnet Theatre

    'Shockheaded Peter' — Cult classic musical gets new look at Cygnet Theatre

    Looking for something totally different in musical theater? Check out “Shockheaded Peter,” coming to Cygnet Theatre in Old Town, May 18-June 18. It’s a 1998 British-born musical that took a 19th-century German children’s book full of cheerfully gory rhymed stories about what happens to kids who...

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