Songwriter Emily Estefan Receives ‘Discovery Artist of the Year’ Award At La Musa Awards

LOS ANGELES–Emily Estefan, daughter of Billboard Latin artist Gloria Estefan, received the first ever WorldArts ‘Discovery Artist of the Year’ award at the 2016 La Musa Awards Gala, which honors the newest inductees to the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. “I am really honored,” said Emily. “I still can’t believe it’s real.  And being able […]

Largest Grassroots Movement For Music In History To Take Place In D.C.

WASHINGTON–On October 26, more than 2,000 music makers will visit their local legislator’s office as part of The Recording Academy’s annual Grammys in My District event — music’s largest grassroots movement. This advocacy initiative allows Recording Academy members to address important creators’ rights issues directly with their respective members of Congress, from copyright review to […]

La Jolla Playhouse Launch 2017 POP Tour #SuperShinySara

LA JOLLA–La Jolla Playhouse’s 2017 Performance Outreach Program (POP) Tour production, #SuperShinySara, will tour schools throughout San Diego county January 30 to March 31, 2017. Leading the production is Wesley Middleton, and staged by acclaimed San Diego director and Moxie Theatre Artistic Director Delicia Turner-Sonnenberg (Without Walls Festival 2013’s Counterweight). Commissioned by the Playhouse, the […]

Cygnet Commits To New Play Development With New Commissioning Program

SAN DIEGO–Cygnet Theatre have teamed up with long time supporters Bill and Judy Garrett to launch the Bill and Judy Garrett Finish Line Commission, a program that reinforces the 14-year-old theatre’s commitment to new work and discovering new, diverse voices. For two years, Cygnet and Associate Artistic Director Rob Lutfy, have partnered with the Playwrights […]

Fall Food Festival Comes To San Diego

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival, Southern California’s largest food and wine celebration, returns to the city November 14 to 20 with mouthwatering dishes for culinary enthusiasts to explore. Now in its 13th year, the food festival showcases San Diego’s vibrant culinary community through cooking classes, chef dinners, and multiple tasting events, […]

San Diego International Film Festival Opens

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego International Film Festival has announced the festival line-up of events, the opening and closing night films, and highly anticipated panels. This year, the festival will occupy two unique festival villages – one in La Jolla at ArcLight Cinema, Westfield UTC, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and one in downtown San […]

Jim Lauderdale Receives WagonMaster Lifetime Achievement Award At Americana Honors And Awards

NASHVILLE–Jim Lauderdale, a longtime ambassador of the Americana genre, received the WagonMaster Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by George Strait Wednesday as part of the 15th annual Americana Honors and Awards. “I am delighted to give the WagonMaster award to my good friend Jim Lauderdale,” Strait said. The Texas superstar presented Lauderdale with the WagonMaster award, […]

Legoland California Plans Expansion At Park In 2017

CARLSBAD–As 2016 finishes its last few months, Legoland California Resort’s General Manager Peter Ronchetti announced at a press conference that big plans are already in action for 2017 including: new Lego Ninjago rooms at Legoland Hotel; an expansion at Legoland Water Park and a new addition to Lego Star Wars Miniland. A familiar droid joined Ronchetti in […]

Steve Martin’s ‘Meteor Shower’ Breaks Old Globe Box Office Records

SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe world premiere of Steve Martin’s new play “Meteor Shower,” which finished its highly acclaimed run on Sunday, has broken multiple Globe box office records and has become one of the most successful shows in Globe history. The adult comedy now ranks as the highest-grossing show in the theatre’s in-the-round space (which […]

Gator By The Bay, Bon Temps Social Club Of San Diego To Host Musical Benefit For Louisiana Flood Victims

SAN DIEGO–To raise funds for Louisiana musicians affected by the recent Louisiana flooding, Gator By The Bay, the largest Louisiana-themed music and food festival on this side of the bayou and The Bon Temps Social Club of San Diego (BTSC), a non-profit organization that sponsors Cajun and zydeco dance events, will host a benefit concert […]