Arts and Entertainment

Center bids Au Revoir to Degas exhibit

Monday night the California Center for the Arts, Escondido celebrated the end of the Edgar Degas exhibit with a party and fundraiser: “Au Revoir Degas!” It included a chance to stroll through the museum soaking up the incredible talent of Degas and contemporaries as expressed in small and modest works of art that celebrates the intimate side of the great […]

The Center is Bringing “Waila Music” to Escondido for the First Time

Join the California Center for the Arts, Escondido for  Hidden City Sounds which fills the Lyric Court with music every Friday from June 7 to October 4. On Friday, September 27, chicken scratch band, Southern Scratch performs at the Center starting at 7 p.m.  Southern Scratch is only the best known of innumerable chicken scratch bands that are now flooding […]

Zoppè Italian Family Circus resides at the Center from September 26–29

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will present the Zoppè Italian Family Circus: “La Nonna – Power, Beauty, Elegance!” for a four-day residency on Thursday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 27, 2at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, September 28, at 2 p.m. & 6 p.m;  and Sunday, September 29, 2019 at noon & 4 p.m.         […]

XXV: The Silver Anniversary Exhibition opens at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum announces its 2019 fall exhibition.  XXV: The Silver Anniversary Exhibition opens at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 and is on view through December 1, 2019. In celebration of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s 25th anniversary season, selections from the Museum’s permanent collection […]

Daring Greatly to perform September 20 at the Center

On Friday, September 20, “family band” Daring Greatly perform at the Center starting at 7 p.m. This is part of the summer series: Hidden City Sounds which fills the Lyric Court with music every Friday until October 4. After opening for top headlining acts such as The Doobie Brothers, Bon Jovi and The Struts, the classic rock/soul family band known […]

HVCCA opens season with Hotlanta Dixieland Jazz Band

Hotlanta Dixieland Jazz Band will perform the great music of New Orleans in the Center Theater At the California Center for the Arts, Escondido at 2 p.m. on September 22. Tickets at www.artcenter.org or the box office 800-988-4253.  This is the first concert of Hidden Valley Community Concert Association’s 2019-2020… the 74th season.

World’s youngest solo musician to perform in Escondido Sept. 13

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido and KPBS present, “Ethan Bortnick, Live in Concert, Generations of Music” for one-night only on Friday, September 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center Theater.                                                         […]

Family-Friendly art lesson in September teaches chalk “Impressionism”

The Education Department at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is hosting another free 2nd Saturday art lesson on Saturday, September 14.     Impressionism, a 19th Century style of art, characterized by vibrant colors, an emphasis on light, and vivid strokes that aim to capture the feeling of a subject over an exact replication, is the inspiration for […]

Escondido Art Association to host Adult Student show in November

The Escondido Art Association will host its annual Adult Student Art Show during November at the Artists Gallery on 121 W. Grand Ave., Escondido.   This show is being sponsored through a grant from the Escondido Rotary Club and provides opportunities for adult students in North County San Diego to show their artwork and participate in the monthly competition on […]

ECAF announces 2019-2020 Season

Escondido Choral Arts Foundation this week announced its 2019-2020 season, once more under the guiding hand of Dr. Joe Stanford, artistic director. The concerts and their times and locations are shown below: Concert of Reflection and Hope Sun, November 3, 2019 3  p.m. Church of the Resurrection 1445 Conway Dr.  Escondido Maurice Durufle’s Gregorian style Requiem, Vaughan Williams’ wordless Floss […]


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