San Diego Opera’s 2019-2020 Season Opens with Verdi’s masterpiece Aida

Verdi’s beloved opera Aida opens San Diego Opera’s 2019-2020 season in an entirely new theatrical performance utilizing set elements, costumes, lighting, and featuring the San Diego Symphony and San Diego Opera chorus onstage, alongside some of...

The Democratic Candidates Did Nothing To Appeal To Hispanic Voters

Perhaps the most notable feature of the Democratic presidential debate in Houston on Thursday was what the candidates did not say about Latin America, immigration, asylum and border security. This was in stark contrast...

How California got its name

 Anything donning the name “California” may very well owe its namesake to a 16th century Spanish romance novel and a fantastical island populated with women and gold. “It’s out of Spanish literature, no doubt about...

Deported migrants featured in new interactive border wall art in Tijuana

The border wall that cuts off Tijuana’s beach from its American counterpart was transformed last Friday into a canvas that tells the stories of deported migrants. The interactive art installation at Playas de Tijuana by...

2019 San Diego Mariachi Summit Gala Concert

  As a way to celebrate one of the most beloved and emblematic traditions of the Mexican culture, The San Diego Civic Theatre will host the 2019 edition of the San Diego International Mariachi Summit...

Our community is resilient, but we are hurting

Our words carry power to heal and to unite. Our words may carry hate just as it may carry love. We chose love. Our love is active. When we drop water at the desert...

Trump has done the impossible: He has united the Democrats

The fractious opposition party had been holding one of its regular Festivals of Gratuitous Self-Injury over the past few weeks on the matter of race. Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) and other Democratic presidential candidates...

Trump admin official says ICE ready to deport around 1 million undocumented immigrants

Immigration officials are set to deport approximately one million immigrants who entered the United States illegally, according to a Trump administration official. Ken Cuccinelli, former Virginia attorney general and acting director of the U.S. Citizenship...

San Diego Opera Awarded Three California Arts Council Grants

 The California Arts Council has awarded San Diego Opera three grants totaling $50,400 which will help support the Company’s extensive education programs. The first grant is for $18,000 and helps support the Company’s long...

Illegal immigration is an American tradition

I know a guy in Georgia who is descended from six generations of Irish that have all lived on the same piece of land since the early 1800s. The first to arrive in Georgia...