February At The California Center For The Arts, Escondido


February is fantastic at the California Center For The Arts, Escondido!
So many wonderful shows and concerts.
Go to artcenter.org for more info and to purchase tickets, or call the box office at 800-988-4253

For information on the current CCAE Museum Exhibit “The History and the Hair Story: 400 Years Without a Comb” click HERE.

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At the Museum:
The History and the Hair Story: 400 Years Without a Comb
is a journey through the history of the African American hair industry and its role in our present culture. From its origins in the seat of civilization to the epicenter of the civil rights movement, the comb’s untold story takes the spotlight in this exhibition by way of 400 years’ worth of artifacts, photography, historical accounts, propaganda, and much more.

Local African American entrepreneur Dr. Willie L. Morrow, the creator of the California Curl and the first Afro pick comb, presents his extensive collection along with local artists who have been invited to tell their own Hair Story. Curated by Starla Lewis, Professor of Black History at San Diego Mesa College and frequent guest curator and lecturer at the Women’s Museum of California.

About California Center for the Arts, Escondido
With a mission of bringing people together to discover, create and celebrate both the visual and performing arts, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is the cultural center of North San Diego County.

The Center’s unique campus includes a 1,500-seat concert hall, a 400-seat theater, a contemporary art museum, art and dance studios, and a full-service conference center with meeting and banquet facilities ready to host corporate gatherings, weddings and other special life events.

The Center also runs an extensive education program and produces free community events, such as the Jazz Jam Sessions, 4th of July celebration, Day of the Dead Festival, Holiday Tree Lighting and free First Wednesdays performances.