Thursday | 11
Peter J. Geise: Tijuana Art Series
Peter J. Geise is a veteran of the San Diego art scene. His semi-abstract practice began at age of twelve, and is informed by modern art of 20th century. Major artists who have had an influence on Geise’s work include Klee, Miro, Picasso, Gorky, Rauschenberg, Twombly, Dubuffet and Winters. Geise employs drawing, painting, and collaged materiel in both formal and random “automatic” compositions. Additional influences on his composition and theme include alternative rock, classic film, underground comics, 1950’s Sci-Fi, and graffiti. This series will feature art inspired by Baja and beyond.
First Port, First City
The Port of San Diego commemorates the arrival of the Spanish sailing ship San Antonio into San Diego Bay, 250 years ago to the day. Just three months after the arrival, Spanish soldiers and missionaries founded Mission San Diego de Alcala. This event brings together the Kumeyaay Nation, public officials. the Maritime Museum, and the public to share in marking the day San Diego began. The Maritime Museum’s San Salvador ship will serve as backdrop to the event. Enjoy short presentations and cultural exchange activities, light snacks, and refreshments. Free to the public.
Friday | 12
The evil Count Otto Von Brunno and his sidekick, Lenya Von Brunno, plot to destroy England by kidnapping an eccentric scientist and stealing his secret formula to manufacture diamonds. The scientist’s daughter appeals to the hero, Hugh “Bullshot” Crummond, to come to the rescue in this 1930s film noir parody.
Sunday | 14
The World of Plants on Volcan Mountain
Join naturalist Valérie Cournoyer as she discusses the plants of Volcan Mountain’s 2,900 acres of mixed conifer forest. Explore the mountain’s trails and examine plant adaptations and habitats. From wild fires and hot, dry summers to snowy winters, plants have evolved strategies to thrive.
Tuesday | 16
Scott Worthington at White Box Theater
- Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
White Box Theater,
2590 Truxtun Road, Studio 205, Building 176,
$10 - $20
The Fresh Sound series has moved to the White Box Theater, where Scott Worthington, a double bassist and composer based in L.A., will present Ground Bass, featuring music for bass and electronics by Jenny Olivia Johnson, Julia Wolfe, and Alexandra Gardner. Since hearing a festival of computer music during college, Worthington has consistently performed, composed, and commissioned electro-acoustic music for his instrument.