CSUSM NewsCenter (arts)

2018
October
15,
2018
Sometimes the stars align and you find yourself in the place you’re supposed to be. Sometimes moments may seem insignificant at the time, but you realize later those moments remarkably shaped your future. For what are moments if not miniature tapestr...
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September
27,
2018
Camarada, San Diego’s premiere chamber ensemble, presents a sizzling array of tango music and dance on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Cal State San Marcos. The concert will feature Raul Juarena’s tango interpretations, which are enriched by influences of jaz...
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September
25,
2018
When the San Diego art collective Public Address approached Judit Hersko, a member of the group, in 2017 about presenting a piece of work for an exhibition in Escondido, she countered with a better idea.  Since Hersko, an associate arts professor ...
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September
04,
2018
Many students at Cal State San Marcos finish their academic careers with a capstone project, a culmination of their years of study, designed with the input of their faculty adviser.  Dominique Duren wanted to do a capstone before graduating last M...
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August
29,
2018
It was during the promotion of his last documentary, “Commune,” about a decade ago that filmmaker and Cal State San Marcos professor Jonathan Berman encountered the subject that would engage and inspire him for many years to come.  Berman was flip...
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August
09,
2018
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at California State University San Marcos, kicks off its fall lineup with “Back to School Dance Battle with Johnny5 and TURFinc” on Sept. 20. This season boasts a diverse selection of five events as the...
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August
01,
2018
Cal State San Marcos’ campus looked quite a bit different when music professor Bill Bradbury joined the faculty in 1993. Only Academic Hall, Craven Hall and Science Hall 1 had been built. As for a state-of-the-art music studio, well, only if you c...
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April
11,
2018
Cal State San Marcos student Kristina Vo doesn’t mince words when praising Steinway & Sons pianos. “It’s a pretty big deal to play on a Steinway,” said Kristina, who will graduate in May with a double major in economics and visual and performing a...
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March
28,
2018
California State University San Marcos will join a select group of colleges and universities in the world when it receives the prestigious designation of All-Steinway School in a ceremony on Monday, April 9. The All-Steinway celebration begins at ...
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February
21,
2018
Curtis Taylor had his heart set on playing the saxophone. As a fifth grader in Bedford, Ohio, Taylor had no doubts after attending a symposium designed to help students find an instrument to their liking. Then he found out the cost of a student...
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January
23,
2018
California State University San Marcos’ School of Arts has announced the spring lineup for its Media Makers series, which features guest artists from a variety of fields discussing their work. All events are free and open to the public; they’re he...
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January
22,
2018
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at California State University San Marcos, kicks off its spring lineup with “Literature to Heal the Soul in Uncertain Times” on Tuesday, Feb. 13. This season boasts a diverse selection of nine events as...
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2017
December
04,
2017
When Cal State San Marcos alumni Ryan Beaton (’17) and Kristina Kalchev (’17) made a public service announcement last winter, the possibility of winning an award wasn’t exactly on their radar. ...
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July
24,
2017
“Cal State San Marcos is a wonderful place to teach because the university creates a community of thinkers and creators without boundaries.” – Lucy HG Solomon   Her interdisciplinary works have been exhibited in galleries ranging from the Mu...
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May
15,
2017
A team of Arts & Technology majors at Cal State San Marcos took the top prize at the 2017 Sustainable Earth Decathlon in Los Angeles for designing a mobile app connecting those who want to act with projects focused on building sustainable communities...
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May
05,
2017
David Avalos, a professor in California State University San Marcos’ School of Arts, will speak about his Milagro hubcap art series and the artwork featured in the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s exhibit “Second Time Around: The Hubcap as...
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February
21,
2017
The League of Imaginary Scientists has been making and exhibiting art around the world for more than a decade. The art collective recently added the renowned Sundance Film Festival to the list. Lucy HG Solomon, a media design professor in Cal S...
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February
07,
2017
Center ARTES is providing teachers in San Diego County with professional development in literacy and the arts thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Panta Rhea Foundation. This is the second recent grant received by Center ARTES, joining a $200,000 gr...
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February
07,
2017
Cal State San Marcos takes center stage when art and science combine in a powerful new La Jolla Historical Society exhibition that illustrates Southern California’s vulnerability to climate change. Weather on Steroids: The Art of Climate Change Sc...
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February
02,
2017
California State University San Marcos’ School of Arts has announced the spring lineup for its Media Makers series, which features guest artists from a variety of fields discussing their work. All events are free and open to the public; they’re he...
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January
19,
2017
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at California State University San Marcos, kicks off its spring lineup with “Things I Learned From Fat People on the Plane” on Tuesday, Feb. 21. This season boasts a diverse selection of eight events as th...
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2016
May
09,
2016
If you walked into a room of 100 people, what is something you would want them to know about you? This is the first question that photographer Steve Rosenfield posed to individuals he interviewed when he brought the “What I Be” photography project...
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February
22,
2016
A trio of Cal State San Marcos professors are hoping to spur a renaissance in arts education through research showing a link between K-12 students immersed in the arts with successful careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math...
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February
19,
2016
A collection of woodcuts by artist Julie Goldstein, titled Dear Sea, Love Me will be on display now through Monday, May 23, 2016 at the California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Kellogg Library. The exhibit area is on the third floor and is free...
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January
25,
2016
Arts & Lectures, a long-standing event series at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), kicks off its spring lineup with The Sand Dog Cometh, a multi-disciplinary solo, written, directed and performed by Mary Pearson on Tuesday, February 2. ...
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2015
December
05,
2015
Key to the soon-to-be-launched CSUSM music major is the recently opened music and piano lab. The lab includes 30 new, 88-key digital pianos, a huge improvement over the limited number of 61- key models that were previously used, ensuring that student...
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October
23,
2015
Malala Fund co-founder Shiza Shahid, who has been at the forefront of fighting for female access to education worldwide and who helped care for Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai after the Nobel Laureate was shot, will be the guest speaker ...
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October
13,
2015
On Sunday, Oct. 25, the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences (CHABSS) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is pleased to host this semester’s Funes Fund concert, “Sounds of the Ancient,” an Indian classical music p...
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October
08,
2015
The theatre program at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is pleased to present the west coast premiere of Good Kids, written by Naomi Iizuka, one of the nation’s most acclaimed dramatists and head of playwriting at the University of Cali...
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September
04,
2015
Arts & Lectures, a long standing event series at Cal State San Marcos, kicks off its fall 2015 lineup with a mid-century musical experience on Tuesday, September 22. This season boasts a diverse selection of events as the University welcomes nine spe...
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