Art

  • Oct. 26: Event briefs

    Oct. 26: Event briefs

    Viewpoints presents FBI Special Agent Daron W. Borst, a 19-year-veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 29 Village Viewpoints event at the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe. Join Village Viewpoints for this event as Borst shares his experience...

  • Oct. 19: Event briefs

    Oct. 19: Event briefs

    Author Ken Blanchard presents ‘Great Life, Great Leadership’ Oct. 22 at the Village Church Ken Blanchard, author of the One Minute Manager, is speaking at the Village Church of Rancho Santa Fe this Sunday, Oct. 22, at noon. A prominent speaker and author, he has coauthored more than 60 books with...

  • Review: Amazing 10-year-old leads in SDMT’s magnificent ‘Billy Elliot’

    Review: Amazing 10-year-old leads in SDMT’s magnificent ‘Billy Elliot’

    As a film critic of more than 25 years I can still say the 2000 movie of “Billy Elliot” remains on my top 25. It was nominated for three Oscars, 158 other awards received and 61 nominations. I was extremely excited to learn San Diego Musical Theater was staging “Billy Elliot the Musical.” The San...

  • San Diego Film Festival opens with 'Marshall', a film with Rancho Santa Fe connections

    San Diego Film Festival opens with 'Marshall', a film with Rancho Santa Fe connections

    In the film industry, it’s all about who you know. Rancho Santa Fe women in film Lena Evans, Annette Caton and May Zawaideh rely on their friendships built on loyalty and trust to create successful projects and grow the film scene in San Diego. Caton and Evans, two longtime industry veterans, were...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Foundation’s VisionNow event will feature the arts

    Rancho Santa Fe Foundation’s VisionNow event will feature the arts

    Join Rancho Santa Fe Foundation donors and friends for a conversation about the arts in San Diego. Leaders of local arts organizations will address their role in the community, challenges their organizations are facing, and trends they see in the future. The event will be held on Tuesday, Oct....

  • Breeders' Cup statues evoke ‘The Art of the Horse’

    Breeders' Cup statues evoke ‘The Art of the Horse’

    The Torrie horses are coming. Final touches are being put on the 20 life-sized statues that will commemorate the Breeders’ Cup’s first-ever running at the Del Mar Race Track and, in the next few weeks, will make their way to their perches throughout San Diego County, standing guard as an emblem...

  • Play by CCA teen explores political climate

    Play by CCA teen explores political climate

    When Phillip Magin observed animosity and disagreements among political parties in the recent election, he was inspired to try to make the groups come together through art. The 18-year-old Del Mar playwright, who graduates from Canyon Crest Academy this month, will present a self-written and self-produced...

  • CCA 12th Annual Film Festival a ‘reel success’

    CCA 12th Annual Film Festival a ‘reel success’

    Canyon Crest Academy’s 12th Annual Film Festival showcased over 25 short films and videos this year.

  • State and regional honors bestowed on CCA Envision Cinema and CCA-TV

    State and regional honors bestowed on CCA Envision Cinema and CCA-TV

    Canyon Crest Academy Envision Cinema and CCA-TV students won big at the California Student Media Festival which took place recently in Los Angeles. Their entries received Best High School Journalism/News Program, Best Short Film and Best Cinematography in the state of California. The Cinematography...

  • Rancho Santa Fe artist's steampunk jewelry featured at SD Festival of Arts

    Rancho Santa Fe artist's steampunk jewelry featured at SD Festival of Arts

    Rancho Santa Fe jewelry artist Susan Horvitz Perez will be one of nearly 200 artists featured in the San Diego Festival of the Arts at downtown’s Waterfront Park June 10-11. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, artists will display diverse works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry,...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild to hold exhibit and reception March 30

    Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild to hold exhibit and reception March 30

    The Rancho Santa Art Guild recently announced it will hold art exhibits in the RSF Library every two months during 2017. It is a wonderful opportunity for the artists to gather and exhibit their art for the local residents. The first evening reception will be held Thursday, March 30, 5-7 p.m....

  • 'Dodge City' author to speak at Rancho Santa Fe Library March 13

    'Dodge City' author to speak at Rancho Santa Fe Library March 13

    Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson are two of the most famous names from the history of the American West. As lawmen and adventurers, they sought to bring a measure of order to frontier towns known for chaos and killings. A new book, “Dodge City,” tells the story of how Earp and Masterson met and put...

  • Rancho Santa Fe School to create strategic plan for arts program

    Rancho Santa Fe School to create strategic plan for arts program

    The Rancho Santa Fe School District will move forward on developing a strategic plan for enriching its visual and performing arts curriculum, approving a contract with independent consultant Ashley Adams at its March 2 meeting. The RSF School District board unanimously approved a $9,000 contract...

  • Rancho Santa Fe resident named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts candidate

    Rancho Santa Fe resident named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts candidate

    Canyon Crest Academy student and RSF resident Jayden Gillespie has been named one of 60 Presidential Scholar in the Arts candidates in 2017. The candidates were nominated from over 11,000 participants in the annual YoungArts competition conducted by the National YoungArts Foundation. If named a...

  • New book details life of influential basketball coach Phog Allen

    New book details life of influential basketball coach Phog Allen

    Forrest “Phog” Allen, a legendary basketball coach at the University of Kansas, was a man of contradictions - he is credited with guiding his sport into national prominence and recruiting such famed players as Wilt Chamberlain, but he also had a cantankerous side which led him to butt heads with...

  • Rancho Santa Fe's Susan McRea teaches yoga, plays drums at 61

    It’s not hard to center yourself when practicing yoga at the Birdwing Open Air Classroom along the San Dieguito Lagoon. That’s where Rancho Santa Fe resident Susan McCrea teaches a monthly yoga class through the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, a nonprofit dedicated to sustaining the natural...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild benefits from donated Churchill items

    An anonymous donation of Winston Churchill memorabilia to the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild was able to fetch $1,575 for the nonprofit in an auction. Recognizing the value of the items and getting them to an auction was made possible through the efforts of community volunteers. “It’s really exciting,”...

  • Community Theater to hold auditions for comedy ‘Harvey’

    The Village Church Community Theater in Rancho Santa Fe recently announced auditions for the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatic comedy “Harvey,” by Mary Chase. Auditions will be held on Monday, Aug. 15, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug.16, from 6 - 8 p.m. at The Village Church, 6225 Paseo Delicias,...

  • Gallery to exhibit six contemporary Latino artists

    Gallery to exhibit six contemporary Latino artists

    Sergott Contemporary Art in Rancho Santa Fe is hosting “Neo-Kitsch: A New Old Latin America,” an exhibition presenting six Latin American artists who use kitsch objects and symbols to refer to the colonial, social, cultural and political history of Latin America past and present. Kitsch is often...

  • Rancho Santa Fe native ‘Remy’ Weinger follows passion and opens her first art gallery in La Jolla

    Rancho Santa Fe native ‘Remy’ Weinger follows passion and opens her first art gallery in La Jolla

    With several entrepreneurs in her family tree, it’s only natural that Remington “Remy” Weinger would be inspired to branch out with her own business. The 24-year-old artist recently opened her first gallery in La Jolla, which showcases her colorful paintings and fine art photography. Weinger has...

  • Art for Barks teams up with San Diego Humane Society on ‘Art to the Rescue’

    Art for Barks teams up with San Diego Humane Society on ‘Art to the Rescue’

    Art for Barks, a San Diego-based nonprofit animal charity, announced recently the launch of “Art to the Rescue,” a new initiative created in partnership with San Diego Humane Society. As part of the program, Art for Barks will secure and bring San Diego artists to San Diego Humane Society year-round...

  • After 30 years, local author celebrates ‘overnight’ success

    Michelle Gable is nothing if not determined. She started writing in the fourth grade and saw her first book, “A Paris Apartment,” debut just shy of her 40th birthday — and it went on to become a national best-seller, something rare for a new author. Gable, who grew up in Del Mar and graduated from...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club seeking art from members for annual expo Sept. 12-13

    The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club is putting out a call for exhibitors for its annual Art Expo, scheduled for Sept. 12-13. The annual Art Expo invites RSF Garden Club members to exhibit a variety of their art and creativity for the whole community to enjoy: sculpture, jewelry, clay, carving, paintings,...

  • San Dieguito, Canyon Crest actors among area students honored with awards

    San Dieguito, Canyon Crest actors among area students honored with awards

    The 10th annual National Youth Arts Awards results are in, and several North County schools and theater groups featured prominently in the lineup of winners. Canyon Crest Academy students were well-represented, with 11 winners, as were San Dieguito Academy students with six winners; both schools...

  • Art for Barks artist Mike Sibley drawn to captivating world of canines

    Art for Barks artist Mike Sibley drawn to captivating world of canines

    Dogs are said to be man’s best friends, and when it comes to crafting an image that represents this idea, graphite artist Mike Sibley is peerless. “It’s all about re-creating the animals and capturing the life they hold,” he commented. Lynn Moon, co-founder of Art For Barks — a Rancho Santa Fe-based...

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