CSUSM NewsCenter (arts)

2019
July
30,
2019
| 09:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at Cal State San Marcos, will present a packed fall lineup that features multiple book authors and the actor who played Hodor on the HBO series "Game of Thrones." This season boasts a diverse selection ...
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July
02,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Merryl Goldberg knows a good leader when she sees one. When she met Dairrick Khalil Hodges early last year through their roles in the San Diego Creative Youth Development Network, she could tell immediately that he was something special.  “At the ...
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April
15,
2019
| 09:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
Judy Bauerlein has lived in Southern California for more than a decade, but she still has Pennsylvania in her bones.   Bauerlein was born in Ambler, a northern suburb of Philadelphia, one of 11 children in a family that’s a hodgepodge of German, I...
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April
08,
2019
| 11:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Three years ago, the Cal State San Marcos theatre program reached out to Jason Eberwein to direct a show. He had been part of a handful of productions on campus, but he wanted to present a show that would speak to the strengths of everyone involve...
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February
13,
2019
| 07:39 PM America/Los_Angeles
Staircases by their very nature are passageways. But one stairwell at Cal State San Marcos is causing passersby to pause. Spanning across two floors in the architectural center stairwell of Kellogg Library is a mural titled “In This Classroom, There ...
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January
16,
2019
| 12:52 AM America/Los_Angeles
Most people knew Carol Channing as a Broadway legend, as the iconic star of the long-running musical “Hello, Dolly!”, as a performer with one of the most easily recognized voices in American pop culture.  Merryl Goldberg knew Channing, first and f...
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January
08,
2019
| 07:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at Cal State San Marcos, kicks off its spring lineup with Tarana Burke, founder of the Me Too movement and a social justice activist, on Feb. 5. This season boasts a diverse selection of six events as t...
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2018
October
15,
2018
| 07:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
25,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Iris Lee tries to visit art galleries and exhibitions as often as possible. Unfortunately, many of her friends don’t share her interest in visual arts. “It’s a bummer going by yourself and having no one to talk to,” Iris said. Iris, a visual...
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September
04,
2018
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 08:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 10:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 08:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 07:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 12:54 AM America/Los_Angeles
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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August
24,
2017
| 05:29 PM America/Los_Angeles
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at California State University San Marcos, kicks off its fall lineup with “Leading America's Movement for Cleaner Rivers with Chad Pregracke” on Thursday, Aug. 31. This season boasts a diverse selection...
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July
24,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
“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
| 06:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 12:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
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
23,
2017
| 09:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
San Marcos, CA – Acclaimed musician Jonathan Wolff, who created the music for 75 primetime network series and is best known for his iconic Seinfeld theme, will appear at Cal State San Marcos on Feb. 28 as part of the University’s Arts & Lectures seri...
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February
21,
2017
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 10:37 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 10:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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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