San Diego’s Fleet Week To Honor Military

SAN DIEGO–The men and women that defend the land of the free and the home of the brave are honored each year by San Diego’s Fleet Week military tribute. This year’s roster of events includes festivities exclusively for the military, as well as some spectacular events open to the public that members of the community […]

Local Band To Perform Free Concert In San Marcos

Tower Three

SAN MARCOS–The City will host a free concert August 13 featuring San Diego band Tower Three at the Wood House Gardens in Woodland Park. Tower Three combines elements of pop and various styles to capture the essence of beautiful Southern California. Gates open at 6 p.m. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. at 1148 Rock […]

Local Musician Joe Johnson Passes Away At Age 80

Joe Johnson

SAN DIEGO–One of San Diego’s local musicians, Joe Johnson, tenor sax player and singer, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones July 13 at the Lakeview Hospice House. Johnson was inducted into the San Diego African American Musicians’ Heritage Foundation in 2006. He was passionate about entertaining. Self-taught, he purchased his first horn in 1954 […]

Grammy Awards, Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life Receive Emmy Nominations

SANTA MONICA–In recognition of outstanding artistic excellence, the 57th annual GRAMMY Awards telecast received three Emmy nominations and the “Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute” television special also received a nominations at the Television Academy’s nominations. “It is an immense challenge to simultaneously produce two shows, featuring a […]

Fine Art Photographer To Showcase Work At Brandon Gallery

Robert Kaler’s “Tree of Life” image.

FALLBROOK–Renown Riverside County fine art photographer Robert Kaler will be the featured artist at Brandon Gallery beginning August 1. In “Lifecycle”, Kaler presents his unique approach to photography depicting landscapes and still life shots of bicycles from the West Coast and Hawaii. To produce his dramatic effects, Kaler’s signature approach relies on multiple exposures of […]

CRAIG100 Celebrate Old Globe Founding Director Craig Noel‏

Founding Director Craig Noel

SAN DIEGO–In celebration of his 100th birthday this year, The Old Globe will honor Founding Director Craig Noel and his many contributions to the world of theatre and the culture life of San Diego with Craig100, a special evening of memories and performances. The one-night-only event, August 17 at 7 p.m., will celebrate Noel’s immeasurable […]

UC San Diego Library to Hold Book Launch For New Dr. Seuss Book


LA JOLLA–Dr. Seuss fans will not want to miss a book launch next Tuesday in UC San Diego’s Geisel Library in La Jolla. Fans of the beloved author will celebrate the release of the new Dr. Seuss book, What Pet Should I Get? At the event, the UC San Diego Bookstore will be selling a limited number of […]

Maritime Museum Launch Replica Of San Salvador


SAN DIEGO–The Maritime Museum of San Diego launched a full-sized, fully functional replica of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo’s Spanish ship the San Salvador. The San Salvador is the embodiment of California’s origin story. The voyage in 1542, with Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo at the helm, established California as one of the places in America’s landscape where we […]

Fallbrook Art Association’s Upcoming Open Judged Show‏

FALLBROOK–Fallbrook Art Association is seeking artwork for its upcoming open judged show at Brandon Gallery September 4 to 30. The art association says artwork submissions are scheduled for August 31 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. FAA membership is not required to participate and all acceptable works will be shown, limited to 2 entries per […]

San Diego Artist To Show Work In Paris Exhibition


SAN DIEGO–Visiting Paris this summer? Just one block from the Notre Dame cathedral, stop in at the Galerie Artes at 11 Rue Frédéric Sauton across the River Seine in the heart of Paris’s bustling Left Bank. In late July and August, the gallery is showcasing a collection of contemporary art works chosen by a Juried […]