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Five Sizzling Exhibits: Oceanside Museum of Art presents an eclectic mix

Michelle Kurtis Cole under the glass waves of her sea sculpture, ‘Fragile.’ ‘It took a month to make each wave!’ she said.

If you’ve never been to the Oceanside Museum of Art, now is the time for a visit.

La Jolla museum hosts contemporary art auction to benefit programs

Artist Kelsey Brooks designed the auction's special edition paddle. Courtesy

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) will host its ninth Biennial Art Auction, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at its La Jolla galleries, 700 Prospect St.

Images of Innocence: ‘The Child’ photo exhibit opens at La Jolla Library

David Wiemer's "Russian Spy"

Kids across cultures is the theme of the new juried photography exhibition, “The Child,” presented by the Friends of the La Jolla Library in the Community Room Art Gallery, now through July 15.

Malashock Dancers will move with Élan in ‘Lifeblood Harmony’ at UCSD

Malashock dancers will perform with Art of Élan musicians April 17-19 at UC San Diego’s Mandell Weiss Theatre. Courtesy

“Music is the lifeblood of dance,” choreographer John Malashock, artistic director of his own well-known and long-lived local dance company, once observed.

New depARTures: San Diego Airport’s Terminal 2 debuts public-art collection

Airport Art-Journey

Eight years ago, the Airport Authority Board adopted an Airport Art Master Plan that included a new collection of site-specific artwork at San Diego International Airport. That vision of an artful gateway to the region guided their major expansion project.

Lux Art Institute unveils new education pavilion

Lux Art Education Pavilion-Classroom

Several years in the making, the new Education Pavilion at Lux Art Institute will celebrate its grand opening with a community open house on April 13.

Village Garden Club of La Jolla presents ‘Expressions in Art and Flowers,’ April 16-17

Artwork by Marilyn Barrett, floral design by Alice Harmon.

Artists in the club will showcase their work in a variety of media — paintings, sculpture, fabrics, jewelry, photographs, pottery and needlework.

Butterflies & Beyond: A moving exhibit comes to La Jolla’s Gotthelf Gallery

Carol Korfin

This month, in collaboration with the Butterfly Project, the Jewish Community Center’s Gotthelf Art Gallery in La Jolla invited 24 San Diego artists to explore the theme of transformation and the idea of the butterfly as a metaphor for the human spirit.

La Jolla’s Best Bets For Events

best bets.The Child

La Jolla Library kicks off its quarterly single-subject art show, themed “The Child,” with a reception 2 p.m. Sunday,
April 6 at 7555 Draper Ave.

La Jolla Athenaeum hosts work by 2013 San Diego Art Prize recipients

Artwork by James Hubbell

For the fourth year, the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will present the work of the San Diego Art Prize winners, April 5-May 3 at the library, 1008 Wall St. The exhibition will open with a public reception 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, April 4.

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  • Local camp shapes Solana Beach youth into community leaders July 28, 2014
    After attending the inaugural La Colonia de Eden Gardens Youth Leadership Camp last year, Edgar Vergara was inspired to make positive change in Solana Beach’s Eden Gardens community. Along with other local teens, the 15-year-old co-founded the youth group La Colonia Changers and recently hosted a town hall forum on underage drinking. Passionate about making […]
  • Del Mar Union School District approves new contract for superintendent July 28, 2014
    The Del Mar Union School District Board July 23 approved the new contract for Superintendent Holly McClurg through June 30, 2018. Per the contract, McClurg’s annual salary will be $185,000 with an annual doctoral stipend of $10,000. She will receive a car allowance of $400 a month, 25 vacation days, health benefits and a retirement contribution of $700 a mon […]
  • Carmel Valley 5K and 10K to hit Gonzales Canyon trails in September July 28, 2014
    A new trail running race is coming to Carmel Valley this fall. Jeff Stoner of Del Mar’s Seasick Marketing visited the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board to update the board on the plans for the Carmel Valley Trail 5K and 10K Run, set to take place on Sept. 20. A portion of race proceeds will go toward the Challenged Athletes Foundation. […]