Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Many travelers think of the East Coast as the home of U.S. history, but there’s plenty for history buffs to discover in San Diego, too! If you’re traveling with an eye to the past, try this three-day itinerary for stepping back in time to explore San Diego’s vibrant heritage. Read More…

Set sail for an amazing adventure of history, science and fun at The NAT!

If you haven’t visited the current Real Pirates exhibition at the San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT) now’s your chance! I’ve been twice and feel like there’s still more to learn and experience. The show features the history of The Wydah, a 300-year-old sunken pirate ship full of treasure discovered off the coast of Cape Cod in 1984. This is the first fully authenticated pirate ship discovered in U.S. waters. Read More…

Free twilight concerts have become summertime traditions in neighborhoods throughout San Diego County. They’re an opportunity for visitors, locals and their families to socialize, picnic, enjoy music together – and maybe even dance as the sun sets on another perfect San Diego summer day.

Here’s a sampling of what will be staged during the free summer concerts of 2014. Read More…

While there’s a burgeoning scene of hip music for youth in San Diego, there are also many options for those of us who have true youngsters at home, the 12 and under set. Here are some places to bask in the sunshine and experience music the entire family will enjoy. Read More…

Bet you didn’t know that three of the world’s most renowned musical instrument companies are headquartered in San Diego’s picturesque East County – in the cities of El Cajon and Spring Valley and small town of Mount Laguna. Read More…

San Diego is fortunate to have world-class conductor Jahja Ling leading the San Diego Symphony. But even after 10 years as the symphony’s artistic director, Jahja still finds his inspiration in the city itself. Find out what Jahja loves most about San Diego after the jump. Read More…

With all the beautiful beaches and great hiking trails, it can be easy for visitors to San Diego to forget that the city is also home to incredible art museums and up-and-coming galleries. Fortunately, for locals and visitors alike, you don’t have to head indoors to find great art - it’s all around you in San Diego! Read More…

Theater choices in San Diego can range from Tony® Award-winning, Broadway-bound classic and contemporary plays to esoteric puppetry in the Pacific Ocean. Here are some of the goings-on in the dramatic world of San Diego theater. Read More…

For artist and surfer Aaron Chang, San Diego is perfect fit. With access to incredible waves all year-round, a vibrant and engaging art scene, and great family activities, as Aaron would say, “I would defy you to be bored in San Diego!”

Both a photographer and gallery owner, Aaron has enjoyed watching the art scene in San Diego evolve and grow and sees a bright future for the arts in San Diego. But that’s not the only reason why he loves San Diego. Check out Aaron’s picks for what makes San Diego paradise for art and surf lovers alike! Read More…

From butterflies to beaches to beers to bodacious hot rods, there is a lot going on in San Diego this weekend with these top things to do. Read More…