In Peter Brook’s gripping adaptation of Georges Bizet’s opera “Carmen”, “The Tragedy of Carmen” brings us all of the intense emotion and gorgeous music, in a focused and distilled 90-minute production.
Grammy Award winning husband and wife duo Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn take the stage together to perform music from their debut album. The celebrated banjo players demonstrate seemingly unlimited rhythmic, tonal, and melodic capabilities showcasing the banjo’s versatility for a one-of-a-kind pairing with one-of-a-kind possibilities.
New Fortune Theatre Company proudly presents a multi-media staged reading of George Orwell’s 1984 in collaboration with the SD Public Library.
Whitney Shay is a talented & vibrant young vocalist, and for one night only she will take you on an entertaining journey through the history of Jewish women in song. Backed by a trio of accomplished musicians, this is an evening that you won’t want to miss. From Sophie Tucker and Bette Midler to Carly Simon to Amy Winehouse, this exciting show spans genres and decades!
Shay, a San Diego native, will salute, honor and sing classic hits from iconic Jewish vocalists spanning decades. Whether you fancy big band and swing, love folk music and the blues or are a fan of classic or alternative rock – many genres will be explored. The tribute will feature songs from Sophie Tucker, Bette Midler, Carly Simon, Amy Winehouse and others at this truly unique performance. There is even a tune from the not-so-Jewish, Andrews Sisters. Why? Their breakout song was a Yiddish oldie – Bei Mir Bist Du Shein.
Enjoy a vibrant showcase of artwork and performances by Escondido’s students. This celebration of aspiring artists is held in the center’s museum, theaters, and Great Green.
A photographic exhibition, “Street Photography around the World” featuring images by nationally known photographer, Arthur Lavine, and his cousin, Dana Levine, will take place at Gallery 21, Spanish Village Art Center, in Balboa Park, 1770 Village Place, San Diego, daily from March 22nd through April 3rd, 2017. A reception will be held on Sunday, March 26th from 1 – 3 pm.