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Arts & Culture Newsletter: San Diego Dance Theater looks at life, love and loss

Good morning, and welcome to the U-T Arts & Culture Newsletter.

I’m David L. Coddon, and here’s your guide to all things essential in San Diego’s arts and culture this week.

Next March, San Diego Dance Theater will celebrate its 50th anniversary. In the meantime, the company founded by SDSU Professor Emeritus of Dance George Willis has something else to celebrate: This weekend, SDDT presents its first formal performance indoors without dancers being masked since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Capturing Balance: Dances of Life, Love and Loss” features three pieces: “Crossroads” choreographed by SDDT Executive Artistic Director Terry

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San Diego seeking applicants for arts and culture activity funding –

Museum Of Photographic Arts

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego released guidelines Tuesday for two funding opportunities to support arts and culture activities, programming and projects taking place between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023.

Guidelines for the funding opportunities can be found at sandiego.gov/arts-culture/funding. The deadline to apply is Oct. 31.

“The city’s funding program helps to cultivate a dynamic, diverse, and inclusive arts and cultural ecosystem,” said Jonathon Glus, executive director of the city’s Commission for Arts and Culture. “Through investment in local organizations and the creative workforce they employ, we advance San Diego’s economy and strengthen the arts, cultural

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San Diego group wants to create a Black arts district, to share and preserve culture

On a recent morning, artist Kim Phillips-Pea led two women on a walking tour of a gray city block in Encanto that a couple of decades ago was a hub for Black arts, culture and community.

Today, the area is dominated by a trolley line, a handful of businesses, some homes and apartments and some abandoned buildings.

But it is slowly coming back to life with public artwork by local artists, Phillips-Pea said.

The women stopped to marvel at murals of Malcom X, Elbert Howard, Nipsey Hussle and Dolores Huerta, all on a building behind a barber

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5 Works Of Art To See In San Diego In September

New works of art to catch this month in San Diego by Christina Kim, El Anatsui, Ivonne Garcia, Chitra Gopalakrishnan with The House of Resilience, and youth at MOPA.

Christina Kim: ‘liquid2solid’

On view at the Mingei International Museum beginning Sept. 3, 2021

I should probably just list the entirety of the Mingei’s architectural and design transformation as one of the works of art you should see this month. But it’s also hard to not acknowledge the subtle yet powerful hand the Korean-born textile artist and fashion designer Christina Kim has on the space. She has contributed other permanent

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