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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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Arts & Culture Newsletter: B-Side Players launch West Coast tour in San Diego

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.

A fixture on the San Diego music scene since their formation back in 1994, the genre-hopping B-Side Players will perform their first live show together in a year and a half Friday night at the Music Box in Little Italy. I caught up with founding member Karlos Paez, who’s excited about this gig that launches a West Coast tour, but we also took a trip back to the past,

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Arts & Culture Newsletter: San Diego Symphony’s Rady Shell at Jacobs Park a visual and aural wonder

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.

If you’re not excited about the Shell, you should be. The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park on our bayfront will surely become an iconic presence on the San Diego arts scene. Living downtown, I watched it being built. Throughout the silence of the pandemic, I imagined what it would be like when music emanated from beneath and inside it.

The wait is over. Last Friday, the San Diego Symphony

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Who Is Not At The Table: Andrea Chandler Is ‘Culture Mapping’ San Diego

Arts worker Andrea Chandler wants to map — and change — whose voices are heard, valued and funded. And one year after the murder of George Floyd, she is holding arts orgs to their promises.

“This is not the first time I’ve had to speak out about some folks being left out, or some part of the narrative being left out,” said Andrea “Angie” Chandler, a writer and cultural strategist who is currently working on a project to identify and amplify the diversity and needs in the region’s art organizations.

In January, Chandler launched Culture Mapping: San Diego, an informal

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