Category Archives: Arts & Culture

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San Diego is a melting pot of arts and culture and we feel pretty lucky to be home to the largest exhibition of Asian cinema on the West Coast. That means you have access to 140 films and programs from 21 countries at nine different venues across San Diego County. With so many exciting film premieres and events for 10 days, you may not know where to start. Luckily, we have you covered with the Top 5 programs to check out at the 15th San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF), Nov 6-15, 2014. Read More…

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“Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them” – George Eliot Every year on November 1st and 2nd, Mexico remembers the dead by celebrating their lives. The Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a … Read More…

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San Diego County wineries are overshadowed by the reign of amazing craft breweries throughout the county (the region is close to surpassing 100 breweries). But vitoculturist visitors to San Diego can have a wonderful time exploring the more than 70 wineries … Read More…

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As fall starts to slowly take over San Diego and daylight begins to shorten, many begin to seek for more indoor activities. If you are looking to stay indoors during fall, I invite you to visit one of the many wonderful museums San Diego has to … Read More…

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With temperatures still in the high 70s, it doesn’t yet feel like fall in San Diego, and with so many great live theater choices available year round, San Diego performing arts are always in season. The Old Globe Old Globe is … Read More…

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The Kidvasion has begun! The 3rd annual Kids Free San Diego month kicks off today and continues through Halloween. Kids are sure to get a kick out of being VIPs (or should we say, VIKs – Very Important Kids ) all month … Read More…

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There’s a tale of a Cat, so cool in a Hat, that…did you hear…was created right here! Yep Dr. Seuss, that master smith of rhyming words for kids, lived atop a hill called Mt. Soledad in La Jolla (north of … Read More…

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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…

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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…

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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…