Jazz Jam Sessions Fridays In August at the Center

Jazz Jam Sessions in the Lyric Court at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido every Friday in August at 7:00pm in the Center’s beautiful Lyric Court Free!* Enjoy live music under the stars every Friday night in August with The Charlie Arbelaez Quintet, The Society Boys, and the Robert Dove Quintet!  The bands will […]

My Hero & Unlocking Wonderland At The Center Museum

My Hero: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action – a new exhibit at the Center Museum. Exhibit runs May 21 through August 14 Discover the secret life of your favorite superheroes in the sprawling collection of international artworks that is My Hero. The artists in the exhibition both pay homage to these universal idols and present […]

4th Annual Escondido smART Festival at the Center

4th Annual Escondido smART Festival Escondido smART Festival Saturday, April 9, 2016 @ 10:00 AM at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido campus: Art & Education Studios, Center Theater, and Great Green Free! But, requires a ticket or advanced reservation. Learn more… Launched in 2013 by the Escondido Alliance for Arts Education and sustained by community effort […]

Dancing With Our Stars At The Center – Fundraising Gala

The Center is excited to announce that the official California Center for the Arts, Escondido 2016 Fundraising Gala is on Saturday, April 2nd at 7:30pm and will emulate the format of the popular reality show of similar name with an important distinction – “Our Stars” will be made up of local prominent community and business leaders! […]

Michelle Cann at the Center

Intimate Classics presented by the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Michelle Cann live Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 6:00 PM Piano phenom Michelle Cann has been described as “an athletic powerhouse who can sweep the listener off his or her feet (Southampton Press).” Michelle has participated in competitive programs such as the Taos Chamber […]

November at the California Center for the Arts Escondido

It’s already mid-November, wow! California Center for the Arts, Escondido still has a lot happening through the end of the month! Go to ArtCenter.org for more info and tickets! November at the California Center for the Arts Escondido      

Celebrating Día De Los Muertos At The Center

Here’s an at-a-glance list of all of the great events at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido that are celebrating the history and significance of this time of year in the Hispanic culture. Learn, enjoy, get creative, dance, paint, laugh, and have fun! One of USA’s newest holidays, Día de los Muertos announces itself […]

Exceptional 2015-16 Season Performance Line-Up At The Center in Escondido

2015-16 Season Performance Line-Up At The Center in Escondido! Hot on the heels of an incredibly successful 20th Anniversary season, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (the Center) is thrilled to announce its forthcoming 2015/2016 season featuring an exceptional line-up of acclaimed performers, including The Time Jumpers with Vince Gill, Ben Folds with the […]

Selections from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and Joplin’s Treemonisha

Selections from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and Joplin’s Treemonisha Sunday, May 31 at 3pm in the Concert Hall California Center for the Arts, Escondido For more information and tickets, go to artcenter.org Porgy and Bess is an opera, composed by George Gershwin, that has enchanted audiences for almost 80 years. Bess, beautiful and troubled, turns […]

January Performances at the Center

January Performances at the Center Go to the Center’s Online Event Calendar Peking Acrobats January 10, Saturday, 7:30pm The Peking Acrobats are masters of agility and grace, defying gravity with awe-inspiring gymnastic displays of contortion, flexibility and control.  Accompanied by live musicians and high-tech special effects, the acrobats bring the excitement of a Chinese Carnival […]