Your culturally savvy, socially conscious guide to San Diego's best, most exciting, and unique cultural and culinary events. 
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Second Chance


Second Chance offers meaningful community programs for those in need such as job readiness, mental health services, prisoner re-entry services, relapse prevention and sober-living housing.

For their meaningful programs that foster behavioral changes that promote personal responsibility, healthy relationships and positive contributions to society, we are proud to have Second Chance as our Cause of the Quarter!

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Your culturally savvy, socially conscious guide to San Diego's best, most exciting, and unique cultural and culinary events.

Visual Arts

The Frida Kahlo Art Show

Frida Kahlo is considered one of Mexico’s greatest artists of the 20th century. Since her death her work continues to be an inspiration to many around the world. Join fellow Fridaphiles in celebrating the life and death of this controversial figure with art, music, culture and a Frida look-alike contest. Enjoy food by Baja Doggz, dress up like Frida Kahlo, come watch the Frida-inspired activities or pose in a Frida photo cut out. 

July 9, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Barrio Logan

Community Buzz

Meeting of the Minds: Art Vision

Our local arts organizations lie at the intersection of culture and community. They unite audiences, introduce us to new ideas and challenge us to approach the world in new ways. At the helm of each organization is a fearless leader with a clear vision for how we should integrate art into our daily lives. This evening of fast-paced presentations brings together a diverse group of arts leaders with visions that are pushing boundaries and engaging the community with bold new ideas.

July 12, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Point Loma

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Special Events

Scent Lab with Brian Goeltzenleuchter

A two hour experimental scent experience. Participants will have the opportunity to smell a range of molecules and engage in a small perfume blending exercise. Leave the session with an informed understanding of perfumery, and a small vial of your own scent formulation. Make trial scents, discuss their formulations, and leave with a finished sample of your own creation.

July 10, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Balboa Park

Community Buzz

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Buho Villamil

Get an up-close dose of the borderland’s sprawling urban canvas with one of the city’s star graffiti artists, Buho Villamil. Join fellow art enthusiasts for an exploration of his murals around the city, followed by a visit to his Tijuana studio. Tickets include roundtrip border transport, tacos at one of the city’s star taquerias and en-route libations. Estimated return to the border at 8 p.m.

July 9, 2016
1:00 p.m.

Balboa Park


Museum of Photographic Arts

Paint with light against a night sky canvas, watch foreign films and wine and dine at a gala at the Museum of Photographic Arts. The MOPA is not only a place to appreciate photography; it is also a chance to become a bigger part of the San Diego art community. Whether you are a tourist or a resident, MOPA is a spot that both parties can appreciate and experience something new.  

July 8, 2016

Full Price: $10
Our Price $5



8/27/16: An Artist @ the Table with Architect Jennifer Luce.
Dine with an architectural icon of our time.

10/22/16: An Artist @ the Table with Artists Einar & Jamex de la Torre.
Enjoy an intimate dinner with two revered Mexican American artists.


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We are looking for a person who is interested in developing/mastering their skills in Marketing & Public Relations to join our creative team. Applicant should be an undergraduate student in the San Diego area who is majoring in Public Relations, Marketing, Graphic Design, Communications, Art History or other related field. Learn more HERE.





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