Arts

Brush with Art: The personal side of Sammy Nestico

Brush with Art: The personal side of Sammy Nestico

In celebration of its 31st anniversary, the Coastal Communities Concert Band presents “Sammy Nestico: The First 90 Years” concerts Feb. 8 and Feb. 9 in Carlsbad.

Musician Wu Man carries with her a sense of responsibility

Musician Wu Man carries with her a sense of responsibility

CARLSBAD — The instrument she plays has a history of more than 2,000 years. But for Wu Man, the preeminent pipa musician, she believes that there must be a reason why the old instrument still exists today.

Brush with Art: An artist with a heart

Brush with Art: An artist with a heart

The work of Cardiff artist Gerrit Greve has been well regarded throughout the San Diego area for more than four decades, in addition to receiving international recognition.

101 Artists’ Colony to unveil 2014 Arts Alive Banners

101 Artists’ Colony to unveil 2014 Arts Alive Banners

The 2014 Arts Alive Banner unveiling celebration will be held in the former Cabo Grill building at 1950 North Coast Highway 101 in Leucadia, Feb.15 from noon to 4 p.m. The multifaceted community event is now in its 15th year.

Documentary on Korean War breaks silence for veterans

Documentary on Korean War breaks silence for veterans

“Finnigan’s War” is a reverent commemoration of the veterans of the Korean War.

Art opening celebrates two big firsts

Art opening celebrates two big firsts

OCEANSIDE — The opening reception for “Songs of the Green Bird” celebrated the first solo exhibit by photographer Johnny Nguyen and the grand opening of The Hill Street Country Club Gallery.

A Brush with Art: Renaissance man Billy Stewart leaves lasting legacy

A Brush with Art: Renaissance man Billy Stewart leaves lasting legacy

It’s a sad time for the Encinitas 101 Artists’ Colony. We have lost one of our brightest and best. After a weeklong search by concerned friends, Billy Stewart was found deceased in his van at the Encinitas Library, which he considered his second home.

A Brush With Art: The merging of metals and mights

A Brush With Art: The merging of metals and mights

Carlsbad is kicking off the New Year with an intriguing outdoor sculpture exhibition featuring the works of two noted Encinitas sculptors.

Film Review: The spy that leaves you cold

Film Review: The spy that leaves you cold

Tensionless story, uninspiring lead make “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” one to skip

Cowboy poetry  performance will share universal stories

Cowboy poetry performance will share universal stories

OCEANSIDE — Cattle rancher and poet Gary Robertson will perform his cowboy poetry at the Civic Center Library Jan. 11. Robertson urges people who are not cowboys and have never heard cowboy poetry to attend.