Art Calendar: May 19, 2017

MAY 19

SURF MOVIE HELD OVER Taylor Steele’s latest surf film, “Proximity,” starring Kelly Slater and John John Florence will screen at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. May 19 at La Paloma Theatre, 471 S. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas. For trailers, visit For tickets, visit

DANCE, DANCE, DANCE Dance Break 2017 will be held at 7:30 p.m. May 19 and May 20 and at 2 p.m. May 20 and May 21 in the MiraCosta College Theatre, Bldg. 2000, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. General admission is $15; seniors/staff, $12; students, $10. Seating is reserved. Children under the age of 5 are not admitted to dance performances. For additional information, call the MiraCosta College Performing Arts Department at (760) 757-2121, ext. 6526 or 6302.

DESERT WATERCOLORS Paint Watercolor Cactus and Succulents with Barbara Roth from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Art Lounge on 101, 816 S. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas. Cost is $45. Register at

AWARD-WINNING SOLOIST Hear Mezzo-Soprano Yulia Zinovieva with pianist Temirzhan Yerzhanov at 7:30 p.m. May 19 at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas.

LIFE AT THE MOVIES The San Elijo MiraCosta campus LIFE free movie and lecture series will screen the foreign film, “Leviathan Russia,” at 1 p.m. May 19 in Room 201 at 3333 Manchester Ave., Cardiff. Russian with English subtitles.

MAY 20

HISTORY COMES ALIVE Hear the oral history of Sarah and Elizabeth Delany’s sharp memories of the post-Reconstruction South in “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years,” May 20 through June 11 at the New Village Arts Theater, 2787 State St., Carlsbad. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, at 3 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. matinee on Sundays.

PLASTER ON CANVAS Learn the art of Venetian Plaster on Canvas painting with Roberta Veatch from 2 to 5 p.m. May 20 at the Art Lounge on 101, 816 S. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas. Cost is $65. Register at

PRESCHOOL CONCERT Community Lutheran Church preschool presents its spring concert at 3 p.m. May 20 at 3575 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido. For more information, visit

MAY 21

LUNAFEST Lunafest, the fundraising film festival to promote awareness of women’s issues and highlight women filmmakers, will be hosted at 2 p.m. May 21, by Soroptimist International Oceanside Carlsbad at Dove Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad. Tickets $30 at

GRAND AVENUE ART Join the Escondido Grand Avenue Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 21, at Grand Avenue and Juniper Street, in Escondido, for a variety of free art activities for all ages plus entertainment provided by Moises Reynoso and Cafe Cultura.

SYMPHONY CONCERT The North Coast Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Swem, will perform its next concert, “Beethoven and Beyond” at 2:30 p.m. May 21 at
Seaside Community Church, 1050 Regal Road, Encinitas. For more information, visit

BEADS AND BEZELING Add some sparkle at the bead embroidery bezeling, jewelry-making class with Betty Cox from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21 at the Art Lounge on 101, 816 S. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas. Cost is $65. Students bring tiny sharp scissors, close-up reading glasses and a small reading lamp. Register at Cost $65. Most supplies included.

MAY 22

ART ON CAMPUS A reception will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. May 22 to open the MiraCosta College art exhibit: “All at Once,” with 16 artists running through May 26 at the Kruglak Gallery at MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside.Gallery hours are 2:30 to 7:30 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays; 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays to Fridays

MAY 25

CANTOR CABARET An evening of Jewish and Israeli songs, musical theater selections and Cantorial favorites is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 25 at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. The event is a benefit concert for the “Hineni: Music & Prayers for the Homebound” project. Tickets are $36 at the door or $30 in advance at or (858) 829-8178.

PAINTING PARTY Book a family painting party, a wine & paint at or call (760) 419-6103. You can also sign up for a workshop already scheduled, by visiting

MAY 26

CHANT TEAM AT CENTER Chant masters Deva Premal & Miten with musicians Manose, Joby Baker and Rishi will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 26 at the California Center for the Arts Escondido, 340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido. Tickets at


SPRING ART FLING The Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League presents Coastal Artists exhibiting artworks at the Carmel Valley 3919 Townsgate Drive, San Diego through June 30, titled “SpringArtFling ‘17.” A reception for the artists will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. May 27, with a buffet lunch. For more information call (858) 552-1668, or visit

OPEN AUDITIONS Auditions will be held for William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” onstage at 11 a.m. June 4 and at 7 p.m. June 5 at Bailey/Bees Theater, Community Lutheran Church, 3575 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido. No appointment necessary. Production dates are July 28 and July 30 (with a possibility of adding a second weekend Aug. 4 through Aug. 6). For show information, contact Chelsea at (760) 473-3000.

SISTERHOOD THEATRE AUDITIONS Sign up for an appointment to audition between June 12 and June 17 or July 10 and July 14 at San Marcos Sen. Center for a new fall country-western musical production, Hoedown in the [Sister] Hood. Roles for male and female singers, actors, dancers. Rehearsals July and August. Show performances will September through November. Contact (619) 846-7416 or for more information.

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