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Painting Demonstration with Acclaimed Chinese Artist Henry Wo Yue-kee

  The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) will host acclaimed Chinese brush painter and calligrapher, Henry Wo Yue-kee on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Acclaimed Chinese Artist Wo will demonstrate his unique painting techniques as he captures the essence of nature in front of an audience at the Museum. The audience will witness […]

North County Dance Arts, founded almost four decades ago, and continually directed by Tanya and Louis McKay, presented their annual recital performances, this year’s titled Elevate, at the Mandeville Center Auditorium on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Only minutes from Downtown San Diego, with plenty of free parking, this venue has one of the largest stages in […]

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In honor of its 20th anniversary, the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) announces its first ever Community Appreciation Month! During the month of September, SDCHM will open its doors to the public with free admission. This will be an opportunity for the community to learn about SDCHM’s programs and to share ideas on how to […]

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San Diego’s Newest Power Couple:  Jeanne Jones and Jessica Cline to Chair Timken Museum of Art’s ‘Orange & Black Ball,’ one of San Diego’s Premier Fundraising Events of the Fall Season. The Goal is to raise funds for art education—and to raise awareness of Timken’s priceless art collection, the foundation of its educational outreach efforts in San Diego […]

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  The exhibition, Collections in Context: American Art from a Pacific Northwest Collection, 1860 – 1915, will feature the extraordinary works by American painters, sculptors and printmakers including Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, John La Farge, John Frederick Kensett and Frederic Remington, to name a few. “This particular private collection is renowned within the curatorial community […]

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Embracing a Noble Tradition Spreading Multiculturalism Through Art

The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is spreading multiculturalism through art this coming May! SDCHM is proud to present “Embracing a Noble Tradition,” an exhibit filled with artwork of students and teachers from the Chinese Brush Painting Society of San Diego. All of these students and teachers come from various ethnic backgrounds, but have […]

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It is not everyday that fashion is inspired by 14th century art. Six graduate designers at UCLA’s The David C. Copley Center for the Study of Costume Design were challenged to design and create a costume inspired by the Timken painting, Madonna and Child by di Buonaccorso. The museum will display the student-created costumes on April 19 […]

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As a dance related business owner, I understand how beneficial social media can be to the arts in general and more specifically dance schools and studios.  A good social media campaign can provide direct access to colleagues, clients, and potential clients that might otherwise not be reached through conventional advertising and networking.  It also can […]

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San Diego’s 15th annual Gator By The Bay is the largest, most authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou. The festival will be held from May 5-8, 2016 at Spanish Landing Park, across from the San Diego International Airport. Presented by San Diego’s Bon Temps Social Club, it features four days of live music with over 90 musical […]

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Smile I Said!

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Thrust a camera in front of my face, I freeze.  Do you?  It also seems to provokes that awkward camera smile and a fear of being caught like you were naked.  Maybe that’s why I’m happy behind the lens instead of in front of it. This fear of being in front of the camera developed […]

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Kung Fu Panda 3 begins with a scene of the late Master Oogway (Randall Duk Kim), the wise old tortoise who served as former master of the Jade Palace and singlehandedly created the art of kung fu, now peacefully meditating below a peach tree in the spirit realm. Appearing for the first time since the first […]

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Each year as dancers begin to perform in the first competitions of the season under the critical eye of the judges that the dancer is presented with their ‘score’ of how successful a performance was given that I hear this same question by dancers and parents alike.  “Her technique was above everyone on that stage, […]

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