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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

CUSD Students Are semi-finalists - NEED YOUR VOTES


Carlsbad High School students participated in the Vans Custom Culture Shoes Contest, and for the second year in a row, of 2000 participating schools in the US, they have been selected as one of the top 10 semifinalists in California. They are now in the running for a chance to win $50,000 for their school’s art department.

In the first round of judging, Vans Company Executives choose the top ten designs in each region. The US is divided into 5 regions, Northwest, Southwest, Northeast, Southeast, and California.

Vans mailed four pairs of shoes to each of these 2000 schools, and gave art students four themes--Art, Music, Action Sports, and Local Flavor--to guide their designs. The students designed some remarkable shoes, and their creations made it into the semi-finals. Only ten schools in California and only fifty schools nationwide made the cut.

Now Carlsbad High School needs the community to vote for their shoes on this Vans website: DEADLINE for voting May 11, 2015.

Since the CHS artists are now ranked in the top 10 in California, they were also recruited to design a skateboard deck for the TRUTH Campaign, an anti-smoking initiative. If they take the prize for the best skateboard deck they will be awarded another $10,000. Additionally, one of the top 5 schools’ senior students will win a scholarship to Laguna College of Art and Design.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Sargent Art Group - Art Meet Wine, Tuesday, May 19, 4pm

Art Meets Wine

Wine Steals Seaside Grotto, Cardiff-by-the-Sea is hosting a special Happy Hour on Tuesday May 19 from 4:00 pm to 6:00pm where ten members of the Sargent Art Group will be exhibiting their fine art. 

Meet Marie Chapian, New York Times bestselling author and artist, back from a Caribbean Curse ship speaking engagement, or Rosemary Valente, Diane O’Connell and Rita Shulak who were selected from over 4,000 artist competing to be part of the “California Dreaming” exhibit hosted by the Oceanside Museum of Art.   Other great local artists presenting their work are: Tena Navarrete, Kathy Moridi, Jackie Zucker, Diane Cienki, Kathleen McVey and Don Pallia.

Wine Steals Seaside Grotto will offer the first glass of Champagne for only $1 while you enjoy the beach scene and weather.    The rest of their great wines and beer will be available as usual.  Parking is free at Wine Steals, 1953 San Elijo Ave., Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Benjamin S says “Great place to spend a lounge y afternoon on the coast.  There’s a really nice patio area”

The Sargent art group is a non-profit art group composed of North County professionals and emerging artists.  For more information contact
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Del Mar Art Center Gallery- Season Two Art Show, Reception June 6, 5pm

Season Two Art Show
April 28th - July 26th

Opening Reception: Sat. June 6, 5:00pm-8:00pm.

New work displayed by all 36 members.

Del Mar Art Center
Plaza Level

Friday, April 17, 2015

Passport to Cuba - Encinitas, May 23rd, 6:30pm

Passport to Cuba

ART       MUSIC                  DANCE                                FILM                     TASTINGS          CLASSIC CARS

Saturday, May 23, 6:30-8:30pm. Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Cost: $20 general admission, $15 EFA members, $30 EFA membership/admission, $25 at the door.

Come enjoy a night of Cuban culture featuring Jaime Vlle and Equinox, Oma Aché, and Silfredo LA O Vigo.
Purchase tickets now, this event will sell out!

Presented by Encinitas Friends of the Arts.


Tickets will be held for you at WILL CALL. Box office opens at 5:45pm. THANK YOU.

Saturday, April 4, 2015


Hi All,

Thanks to technology and the changes in system requirements, the month of APRIL was not picked up in the transmission upon sending and reflected MAR 2015. Here is the published link. Enjoy and thank you.