Art Newsletter Seven Facts That Nobody Told You About Art Newsletter
Good morning, and acceptable to the U-T Arts & Ability Newsletter.
I’m David L. Coddon, and here’s your adviser to all things capital in San Diego’s arts and ability this week.
The Pretenders bead their abutting album, “Hate for Sale,” abutting month, but in the concurrently frontwoman Chrissie Hynde and advance guitarist James Walbourne accept been dabbling in the Bob Dylan catalogue. Their “Dylan Lockdown Series” appearance acoustic covers, on video, of Dylan tunes. The three so far are “In the Summertime,” “You’re A Big Girl Now” and “Standing in the Doorway.”
Hynde, bedevilled of one of bedrock ‘n’ roll’s best identifiable voices, makes anniversary of these Dylan songs her own, aloof as she did way aback in ’94 with his archetypal “Forever Young.” So the “Lockdown” music’s terrific. As for the videos accompanying it, it’s a abstruseness what they accept to do with the Dylan songs. They’re composed of pastoral, actual blooming footage of acreage action with association accomplishing chores, disposed to horses and sheep, or benumbed about on tractors. What’s more, alone the moodier “Standing in the Doorway” video speaks to the all-overs that Dylan may accept acquainted back he wrote it (for his 1997 “Time Out of Mind” album) or to the anxiety any of us may feel in the brooding of our own lockdowns. Guess it’s best to ball the videos, abutting your eyes, accept to Hynde’s vocals and let them backpack you away.
Much added absolute in acclamation the pandemic-enforced abreast is the bandage OK Go. Advance accompanist Damian Kulash and his cohorts accept accounting a new song, “All Together Now” (not to be abashed with the Beatles tune) that Kulash says was aggressive by the nightly shout-outs to frontline workers abreast his L.A. home. The bandage associates ball their genitalia on “All Together” from their alone homes, captured on alone Zoom screens. You can watch and accept to this adorning little conception in a just-released Ted Talks video with an addition by Kulash.
In case you absent it: Union-Tribune music analyzer George Varga talked to singer-songwriter Jason Mraz about his irrepressibly upbeat new album, “Look for the Good,” in which he embraces reggae music from alpha to finish. Read the account here.
“Nixon in China” at the Civic Theatre
The bigger your awning is and the bigger your complete arrangement is will actuate your amusement of the Princeton Festival’s “Virtually Yours” Sunday opera offerings. My 18-inch iMac apparently didn’t do amends to the filmed assembly of Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” (with libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte) that I streamed this accomplished Sunday. But the archival opera presentations are lushly costumed and calmly captioned.
Two added are on tap this month: This Sunday, “Virtually Yours” streams a assembly of John Adams’ “Nixon in China.” On June 28, it’ll be Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman.” Both streamings are at 10 a.m. PST.
Actors Antonio “T.J.” Johnson and Marci Anne Weubben in a arena from San Diego Rep’s 2018 assembly of “Beachtown.” They’ll reprise their roles in a alive Zoom-based adaption that focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Courtesy of Daren Scott)
The San Diego Repertory Theatre has adored the alternate 2018 assembly “Beachtown” as “Beachtown Live!” The Herbert Siguenza/Rachel Grossman-conceived ball is now a alive action that you can appearance and, if you choose, participate in every Wednesday at 7 p.m. through July 29. Now as then, the fabulous Beachtown is a San Diego busy by amid others surfing Mayor Steve (Jason Heil), Councilman Benny Ramos-Liebowitz (Saloman Maya) and Trumper Damon Haynes (Antonio T.J. Johnson). In the alive “Beachtown Live!” shows, these actors and others are on hand, in appearance and via Zoom, trading rather accessible barbs and jests. They’re additionally there to facilitate animadversion from alien admirers associates (anyone can participate) on the issues basic to Beachtown. The aboriginal performance’s topic, amusing break (or not) on the beach, was a basic one, but there was an awkward tonal abstract amid the ball advancing from the casting and some of the examination participants’ added actively bidding opinions. “Beachtown Live!” has a few added weeks to conceivably acquisition a blessed medium.
Delicia Turner Sonnenberg
Tomorrow at 7 p.m. alive on Zoom, the San Diego Rep will host “We Are Listening,” an online salon in which Black amphitheater artists in San Diego will altercate their experiences. Amid the participants are Moxie Theatre co-founder Delicia Turner Sonnenberg, Kuumba Fest architect Dajahn Blevins and Michael Taylor, architect of the “Theatre Corner” video series. Viewers can accompany in a Q&A afterwards the console discussion.
On Wednesday and afresh abutting Thursday, both at 6 p.m., the Playwrights Action and San Diego State’s School of Theatre, Television and Film present alive Zoom performances of “Beyond Prison Walls.” These are abbreviate affecting works accounting by confined or now-released writers who were allotment of the Playwrights Project’s “Out of the Yard” series. Added advice and the calendar for both nights are accessible here.
University of California Television (UCTV) is authoritative a host of videos accessible on its website during this aeon of amusing distancing. Amid them, with descriptions address of UCTV (text accounting by UCTV staff):
“Aran Life”: San Diego-based artisan Patricia Patterson aboriginal visited Inis Mór, the better of Ireland’s Aran Islands, as a adolescent art apprentice in 1960. She was anon taken with the acrid mural and the airy people, whose association is close yet welcoming. In the advance of abounding visits in the amid years Patterson artificial abiding friendships as she sketched, took photos, corrective and wrote about the accustomed moments of circadian actuality on the Arans. Whatever her medium, Patterson’s ambition aboriginal and foremost was to accomplish those simple moments actual to the eyewitness while adulatory the bodies she encountered.
“Constructive Choices”: The Dalai Lama commissioned acquaintance and affect scientist Dr. Paul Ekman to actualize an “Atlas of Emotions” to adhere accurate accord and accredit bodies to adverse abrogating affections to accomplish effective choices. Ekman formed on the Atlas’ conception with his babe and adolescent researcher Dr. Eve Ekman, and they set up a clearinghouse for analysis into the cerebral abstraction of emotion. A key breadth of analysis is how acoustic adventures are candy cognitively vs. emotionally, with accent on bristles accepted feelings: enjoyment, sadness, disgust, anger, and fear. This groundbreaking action seeks to constructively administer its allegation in an online tool.
“Swimming with Sharks”: Every summer, bobcat sharks accumulate in the amnion at La Jolla Shores to attending for aliment and acquisition a mate. Bobcat sharks are a baby species, four to bristles anxiety long, and admitting alert of us they affably allotment their amnion with respectful(!) humans. Indeed, pond and snorkeling with the sharks has become a accepted activity. Like added bluff breed the bobcat bluff citizenry is in jeopardy, acute bounded “No Take” Marine Protected Areas to ensure their stability. Scripps advisers like Andy Nosal accept advised the leopards to accretion insights into their behavior and conceivably deflate a few myths.
Richard Montoya of the Ability Clash affiliation in a arena from the aboriginal chapter of “Totally Fake Latino News” for La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls Festival.
In this week’s copy of Arts in the Time of COVID, Pacific annual editor Nina Garin talks about the Juneteenth anniversary in Balboa Park, Maraya Performing Arts, La Jolla Playhouse and more. Watch the video here.
Art Newsletter Seven Facts That Nobody Told You About Art Newsletter – art newsletter
| Encouraged to help my own weblog, with this period I am going to demonstrate in relation to keyword. Now, this can be a primary graphic: