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7 Places to Eat, Drink, Shop, and Relax in Kensington

Quaint and neighborhood-y are words that come to mind for Kensington a vibrant neighborhood north east of downtown San Diego.

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Epicurean Adventures in Little Italy

Little Italy is a place where the past meets the present, where Top Chef alums have set up shop and old-school eateries remain as treasured landmarks.

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

Just minutes from downtown, explore the history, legacy, and future of this ever changing, always amazing cultural park.

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Downtown after sundown

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Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2022

Our annual San Diego Museum Month program may look a little different this year, but February remains the perfect month to discover (or re-discover) the story of San Diego as told through our diverse range of museums, historic sites, gardens, zoo/aquariums and more.

Join us every day in February as we explore a rich world of cultural experiences, including virtual activities, behind-the-scenes tours, and other special museum moments you can only find in San Diego.

Follow San Diego Museum Council on social media for daily updates and happenings, and check back here soon for details. #SDMuseumMonth

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Aaron Siskind: Mid Century Modern

Jan 7 - ongoing

"Aaron Siskind: Mid Century Modern" focuses on photographs made by Aaron Siskind during the late 1940s and 1950s while he was interacting with the major figures of mid-twentieth century painting. The exhibition concentrates on a pivotal period when Siskind’s interest in abstraction established a new frame of reference for postwar photography in the larger precincts of art. The  installation — a portion of which will reinterpret the groupings and design of Siskind’s Egan Gallery exhibitions — will examine the relationship between Siskind’s approach to the walls of the galleries as surfaces of display and the flat surface of the works of art themselves.

The exhibition is curated by Merry Foresta, MOPA Curator-At-Large, formerly Senior Curator of Photography and Director of the Smithsonian Photography Initiative.

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Alexander Arshansky / Silent Witness

Jan 16 - Mar 13, 2022

Sparks Gallery’s programming in 2022 will explore the theme and concept of “Perspective” from exhibited and represented artists at the gallery. Following a history of strong sales and diverse subject matter, Russian-born artist Alexander Arshansky leads the programming for 2022 with new work exemplifying his artistic style, while exploring shifting perspectives in “Silent Witness”.

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Electric Bike Tours - Hidden Gems in San Diego

May 10, 2021 - ongoing

At long last! There’s now a way to enjoy San Diego’s scenic views easily and effortlessly. Instead of struggling up those hills on a road bike, maybe it’s time you try out our new Electric Bikes?

Remember when you were a kid and your favorite thing to do was ride your bike with your best friend? As a kid, life was good and you had no worries. Well, that’s the feel of our bike rides! Whether it’s a corporate group OR a social get together, our bike rides are FUN and designed for all fitness levels.

 

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