Arts and Entertainment

“Wonders Of Christmas & Fashions Of Splendor” tea November 30

The “Wonders Of Christmas & Fashions Of Splendor” will be the theme for the Wrote Ministries Pre Christmas Tea, Saturday, November 30, 2-4:30 p.m. at Lawrence Welk Resort in Escondido,  At the event, Chef Daniel will introduce his special tea foods and desserts.  The “greens” view will overlook the Welk golf course as the program spotlights “Fashions Of Splendor”, enhanced […]

Intimate evening with Oscar-Winning actress Sophia Loren coming Nov. 24 at the Center

Synonymous with grace, beauty and artistry, Oscar-winning actress Sophia Loren will captivate audiences with an intimate onstage conversation and Q&A at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Sunday, November 24, at 4 p.m. in the Concert Hall.   The prolific career of this legendary star spans over five decades earning a remarkable array of notable accolades, including the […]

Roots Rising! showcases young, contemporary talent

Roots Rising!  Featuring Matt Andersen, Gaby Moreno and Liz Vice will be performing at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center Theater.   Artists from across the roots musical landscape gather for a night showcasing some of our best young, contemporary talent. Matt Andersen is a powerhouse performer with […]

“Paw-tastic” stunt dog show is coming to Escondido

Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience will be performing at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Saturday, November 16, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Center Theater.  Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience produces the world’s first and #1 “Stunt Dog Show” since 1999, starring dogs that have been rescued from pounds and shelters! As seen on the […]

November’s Art Spark Lesson features oil pastel poinsettias

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s November Art Spark art lesson will be on Saturday, November 16,  from 10 a.m.–noon and will feature oil pastel.  Explore a medium that offers beautiful, rich color as well as texture.  Oil pastels produce vivid, intense hues when used alone or when layered and blended to create a sense of softness and flow.  […]

Mentalist Kevin Viner performs for First Wednesdays Series

Experience the power of performance with the Center’s First Wednesdays concert series, a free community event that happens the first Wednesday of every month from October through May, (excluding January.)  This season, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is partnering with The Barn Stage Company to showcase a variety of performers to Escondido. For November, the series will feature […]

San Pasqual Battle Day

California State Parks and the San Pasqual Battlefield Volunteer Association will present San Pasqual Battle Day 2019 Sunday, December 1, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., at San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park This annual, family friendly, and free North County event focuses on the interpretation and commemoration of the 1846 Battle of San Pasqual, the bloodiest battle fought in California […]

Center presents the 24th Annual Día de los Muertos Festivals

North County’s biggest Día de los Muertos Festival gets even bigger as it spans almost the entire California Center for the Arts campus, and moves from one day to four days beginning November 1 and going through November 4. EVENTS: November 1:  24th Annual Día de los Muertos Festival (6 – 9 p.m.) Come and celebrate el Día de los […]

Classic Car Show, Yard Sale and Christmas Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market at Bates Nov. 9 & 10

The weekend of November 9th and 10th will be filled with things to do for the entire family at Bates Nut Farm.  The annual Christmas Arts, Crafts and Vintage Market will be held at Saturday and Sunday, November 9 & 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   On Saturday, November 9, the East County Cruisers annual classic car show […]

Escondido’s Bosko Hrnjak teams up with Val Kilmer in LA art exhibit

Escondido artist Bosko Hrnjak’s works will be highlighted in an exhibit in Los Angeles at HelMel Studios, which is owned by film star Val Kilmer. Times-Advocate readers last read about Hrnjak in July 2018 in the feature: “Film opens about Escondido man, Bosko Hrnjak and ‘Rebirth of Tiki.’ ” They learned of the documentary film “Bosko and the Rebirth of […]

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