The art and drama of making art in San Diego

Apr 1, 2011

The "Behind the Scene" Blog

The "Behind the Scene" Blog

This blog is about what happens behind the scenes in San Diego arts: The drama and the art of making art, the people who live and create here, who attend and support here, the money that flows to and from...

Mar 1, 2012

Behind the Scene: Beethoven's 7th

Behind the Scene: Beethoven's 7th

The San Diego Symphony performs Beethoven's 7th this weekend amid speculation of its origins. Kelly Bennett of voiceofsandiego.org reports. Get more from voiceofsandiego.org here.

Feb 16, 2012

Behind The Scene: Moby Dick Opera

Behind The Scene: Moby Dick Opera

The gigantic story "Moby Dick" is the focus of a new opera opening in San Diego this weekend, reports Voiceofsandiego.org. Get more from voiceofsandiego.org here.

Feb 9, 2012

Behind the Scenes: Nations of Dance

Behind the Scenes: Nations of Dance

The Nations of Dance festival features more than 150 dancers from more than 15 cultures with communities in San Diego -- Afghan, Indian, Brazilian, Filipino, reports Voiceofsandiego.org. Get more from...

Feb 2, 2012

Behind the Scene: Wagner Theatre

Behind the Scene: Wagner Theatre

There's a big movement in the music world to think about how a great, ancient composer like Johann Sebastian Bach would want his music to be played today, reports Voiceofsandiego.org. Get more from...

Jan 25, 2012

Behind the Scene: Meeting of the Minds

Behind the Scene: Meeting of the Minds

The arts scene in San Diego is bustling, so a few experts are going to tell you what to check out throughout the county at a special event, reports Voiceofsandiego.org. Get more from voiceofsandiego.org here.

Jan 5, 2012

Chicano Park Murals Revamped

Chicano Park Murals Revamped

Over 40 years, the murals have started to fade at Chicano Park, reports Voiceofsandiego.org. Get more from voiceofsandiego.org here.

Dec 15, 2011

Behind the Scene: It's a Wonderful Life

Behind the Scene: It's a Wonderful Life

What would your world look like if you weren't in it? Get more from voiceofsandiego.org here.

Dec 9, 2011

Behind the Scene: SD Opera Casts Moby Dick

Behind the Scene: SD Opera Casts Moby Dick

The auditions are for a new opera coming up in February based on the epic novel Moby-Dick. More than 40 men hope to be a climber, a fighter or an acrobat on the whaling ship Pequod.

Dec 1, 2011

Behind the Scene: Waterfront's Navy Pier

Behind the Scene: Waterfront's Navy Pier

A new plan being proposed for the waterfront's navy pier involves a giant wings sculpture and the plan's stirring up a hearty debate. Get more from voiceofsandiego.org here.

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