Arts and Entertainment

Welk Resort Theater to host “Drowsy Chaperone” beginning in August

Welk Resort Theater will host “The Drowsy Chaperone” beginning August 4. Regarded as “a musical within a comedy,” “The Drowsy Chaperone” begins when a modern day, die-hard musical theater fan known simply as “Man in Chair” plays his favorite cast album, the fictional 1928 musical comedy “The Drowsy Chaperone,” on his turntable. As the overture starts the musical bursts to […]

‘Escondido’s got talent’ auditions to be held July 21

“Escondido’s Got Talent” auditions will be held July 21, 6– 8 p.m. at Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Ave. This fun community event showcasing local talent is being co-sponsored by Escondido Shines and Patio Playhouse. Auditions are open to all ages. Please note: – Auditions are open to all ages. – At least 50% of a group’s participants must […]

In the Escondido Arts Partnership, the gold is the people


On the early evening of July 7, I am gazing upon the walls of the Escondido Municipal Art Gallery. Somebody keeps tugging at my eyes as I try to focus my attention on the various artworks of the gallery’s members. Each year, an exhibit is held for EAP (Escondido Arts Partnership) members only. The exhibit has proven once again that […]

Puttin’ Down Roots – Free Concert at the Center

G Burns Jug Band will be the Puttin’ Down Roots entertainment on Friday, July 21, 7– 10 p.m. California Center for the Arts Escondido, 340 N Escondido Blvd. Delve into the multicultural roots of American music with Puttin’ Down Roots. This brand-new Americana music series will fill the Lyric Court with music every Friday in July. Enjoy a different genre […]

Concert to benefit firehouse

Jim Cline, trail boss at Cattle Call LLC, is bringing country western singer Amelia White to the Old Del Dios Firehouse for the latest in Firehouse Concerts Presents, this Saturday, July 15, 7–10 p.m. Ten percent of proceeds will  benefit the firehouse and fire truck restoration. The Firehouse Concert series is a new series mixing the best local talent with […]

Works of Escondido photographer Major Morris to be exhibited

Photos of the late Escondido photographer Major Morris will be collected together in the exhibit “Urbana 2” at Skyline Hills Library in San Diego. The library is presenting the collection in conjunction with Morris’s wife, Anne-Grethe Morris. The photos are taken from 1960-1970. Morris died in 2016. The opening reception will be held at Skyline Hills Library, 7900 Paradise Valley […]

Welk Theatre to produce “Kiss of the Spider Woman”

The Welk Theatre has announced the cast of “Kiss of The Spider Woman,” which will debut on September 1. Directed and Choreographed by Ray Limon – This is a limited run of eight weeks. Starring Natalie Nucci, Jeffrey Scott Parsons and Richard Bermudez “Kiss of the Spider Woman” is a musical with music by John Kander and Fred Ebb, with […]

EAA “Recycle It” art and fashion show will be held in August

The Escondido Art Association will hold a “Recycle It” Art and Fashion Show at the Artists Gallery on 121 Grand Ave., Escondido during August. Framed artwork entries must consist of at least 75% recycled material, as must any wearable fashion show entry. The show will run from Tuesday, August 2 through Saturday, August 26,  (closed Sundays and Mondays) with the […]

“Escondido’s Got Talent’ auditions happen July 21

“Escondido’s Got Talent” auditions are happening Friday, July 21, from 6-8 p.m. at the Park Avenue Community Center. This is intended to be a fun community event showcasing  local talent. Register by Tuesday, July 18. Produced by Escondido Shines and Patio Playhouse, this event is open to all ages. Talents may include, but are not limited to, acting, singing, dancing, […]

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum invites the Community to its 2nd Annual Summer Concert Series

Celebrate summer this Friday July 7th, with additional concerts July 21st, and August 4th from 5:00-8:00pm featuring live music from Hullabaloo, crafts in the Outdoor Art studio, food vendors, beer and wine for adults, opportunity drawing, and more! San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) is hosting four evenings of family fun as part of the 2nd Annual Summer Concert Series featuring Hullabaloo. […]