test
Sdnews rss feed
SDNews - Arts & Entertainment
REMINDER – Ocean Beach, La Jolla, SeaWorld, and Big Bay Boom fireworks canceled
In alignment with the State of California’s public health order prohibiting large events and gatherings, the Port of San Diego, title sponsor of the Big Bay Boom, and event producer Sandy Purdon re...
Jul 02, 2020 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Point Loma’s La Playa neighborhood street names – historic naval heroes
The original names of more than 250 streets in San Diego were changed by Ordinance No. 755 adopted May 21, 1900. This ordinance eliminated duplication and achieved some continuity where street name...
Jul 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Gardening while working from home
The first weekend after being sent to work from home during the COVID-19 quarantine, I woke up to questions: “Will my parents be okay? Is my job secure? Do I have enough food?” It was a lot to grap...
Jun 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ride the rainbow – Ocean Beach's unicorn is more than just a pretty face
In late winter, a mischievous postdoctoral scholar at Scripps – and a few of her friends – brought a little bit of magic and mystery from the desert to Ocean Beach. On March 7, a 10-feet tall, 8-fe...
Jun 19, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Call for artists for two major Port of San Diego public art projects
The Port of San Diego invites professional artists to submit their qualifications for two public art projects as part of the Port’s Percent for Art Program. This is a unique opportunity for local a...
Jun 15, 2020 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mission Bay High students start art and lit magazine
Mission Bay High School students have found a new way to fight the coronavirus blues, through exhibiting art and literature in a new school magazine. Gracie Semmens and MBHS classmate Erick Girouar...
Jun 11, 2020 | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Indoor movie theaters can reopen June 12
Indoor movie theaters join a growing list of businesses that can begin to reopen this Friday. Businesses must follow state guidelines and are required to fill out a Safe Reopening Plan before resum...
Jun 10, 2020 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
La Jolla Concours d’Elegance in La Jolla rescheduled for 2021
Due to uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 this fall, organizers of the 16th annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, usually held in April and postponed until September this year, has been rescheduled ...
Jun 09, 2020 | 2 2 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Street names: Authors in Ocean Beach and gems in Pacific Beach
T he original names of more than 250 streets in San Diego were changed by Ordinance No. 755 adopted May 21, 1900. This ordinance brought authors to Point Loma and gems to Pacific Beach, among many ...
Jun 08, 2020 | 6 6 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Hollywood discovers Ocean Beach, again
OB Pier, OB Playhouse, and OBES featured in ‘Mighty Oak’
Jun 03, 2020 | 12 12 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The show must go on for Fashion Week San Diego
Fashion Week San Diego has good news to share with the community. They decided the show must go on and scheduled a series of virtual runway shows. Gwen Bates has taken over the helm as the new dire...
May 31, 2020 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ocean Beach Farmers Market reopening postponed to June 10
Ocean Beach MainStreet Association has announced the Wednesday OB Farmers Market, on hiatus due to the pandemic, will not return Wednesday, June 3, but will be postponed to June 10 due to a planned...
May 30, 2020 | 23 23 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
City to distribute $1M to support artists struggling amid pandemic
As part of the City’s efforts to provide economic relief to those struggling financially during the pandemic, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer on May 27 announced $1 million in funding to support local art...
May 28, 2020 | 12 12 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Major event organizers in San Diego embrace the virtual experience
With major public events continuing to be canceled, the choice for those remaining now becomes postponement – or going virtual. That wasn’t even an option, or much of one, pre-Covid-19. But now, wi...
May 21, 2020 | 6 6 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
COLUMN - Beyond a needlepoint pillow and yellow tulips — the rewards of reaching out
During the challenges of the on-going health crisis throughout the world, I want to share with you, my readers, an encounter which brightened my day. Months ago, my old TV finally gave out, and I n...
May 19, 2020 | 6 6 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story