Events Calendar

 

 

Sep
18
Sun
Meet the Composer of Soldier Songs
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

LOCATION: Central Library Downtown, Neil Morgan Auditorium, 330 Park Boulevard, San Diego 92101
HOST: Dr. Nicolas Reveles, Director of Community Engagement, San Diego Opera
SPEAKER: David T. Little, Composer

San Diego Opera is producing the opera Soldier Songs by composer David T. Little. a gripping drama with a libretto made up of reflections on war by veterans who were involved in five major foreign conflicts. Soldier Songs explores the idea versus the realities of the soldier, loss and the exploitation of innocence, and the impossibility of expressing the truth of war. Join Nicolas Reveles in an intimate discussion with the creator of the work, how it was developed, and about the unique style of Little’s music. Be part of the action as the ‘live’ TV audience for this edition of UCSD-TV’s OperaTalk! with Nic Reveles.

Sep
30
Fri
New Exhibition Opening: The Art of the Brick
Sep 30 all-day

Named one of CNN’s Top Ten “Global Must-See Exhibitions,” The Art of the Brick is a critically acclaimed collection of artworks made exclusively from LEGO® bricks. You’ll be able to walk under a 20-foot-long T-Rex dinosaur skeleton made out of bricks and come face-to-face with a giant LEGO skull. The collection also features re-imagined versions of famous art masterpieces like Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Artist and creator, Nathan Sawaya, will be available on September 29 for media interviews and exclusive tours of the exhibition before it opens. The Art of the Brick makes its Southern California premiere at the Fleet Science Center on Friday, September 30, 2016.

More info at: http://www.rhfleet.org/exhibitions/art-brick

Aug
31
Sat
Songs of the Soul | Music of Sri Chinmoy
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm

International classical, world, and jazz musicians perform compositions by Maestro Sri Chinmoy. Experience an evening of sublime melodies, dynamic arrangements, and peaceful meditation. Since 2008, Songs of the Soul has travelled to dozens of countries, sharing the concert experience with more than 100,000 people.