Art, Music & Dance Take Flight At ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station This May
Experience a vibrant celebration of creativity this May at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station. Join us for an exciting lineup of art, music, and dance events that showcase the talents of San Diego’s most innovative artists and performers.
From hip-hop performances to new exhibition and studio openings, just in time for International Museum Day on May 18, San Diego’s largest arts and culture district has something for everyone this May!
Live Music Sundays at Carruth Cellars | May 7, 14, 21 & 28
Relieve all your worries and fight the Sunday scaries with wine, cheese and live music at Carruth Cellars in Liberty Station from 4PM to 7PM. every Sunday. With new performers and musicians each week, Carruth’s Live Music Sundays offer the perfect opportunity to sip back and relax.
Free Boxing Demo & Discounted Lunch at Solare | May 13
If you’re looking to get your heart pumping through a little physical activity, swing by Any Body Can Youth Foundation for a free boxing class from 11AM to 12PM on Saturday, May 13 followed by a discounted meal for participants at Solare Ristorante.
Open to all levels of boxers, from beginners to world-class stars, the class will provide all the necessary equipment such as boxing gloves and yoga mats so you can have a stress-free experience.
Following the class, registered participants will received a 10% discount to eat at Solare Ristorante, an authentic Italian ristorante, located within walking distance. Though attendance for the boxing class is free, donations are encouraged and will go to support ABC Youth’s mission to create a positive alternative to the prevalent drug and gang violence in communities.
San Diego Children’s Business Fair | May 13
The Treehouse Academy invites kids of all ages to partake in a day of creativity and entrepreneurship at the San Diego Children’s Business Fair! Taking place at North Promenade from 10AM to 12PM, the fair is designed as a space for young children, ages 5 to 16, to sell a product or service to their community.
Children are given the opportunity to not only become entrepreneurs for one day, but to also learn valuable life lessons in the process! Each business, comprised of 1, 2 or 3 kids, will have the opportunity to showcase their product or service in a booth, and take the lead on all customer sales interactions, teaching them crucial lessons in entrepreneurship. The booth fee is $50 and to apply for the fair, click here.
Shock’N The Park | May 21
Get ready to move and groove on Sunday, May 21 from 12:30PM to 5PM and welcome back one of San Diego’s most anticipated performances of the year, Shock’N The Park, presented by Culture Shock San Diego.
Each year, Culture Shock San Diego hosts a free one-day event in San Diego that engages, educates and inspires the community. Taking place in Luce Court and Legacy Plaza, this year’s Shock’N The Park will showcase a community performance allowing attendees to have an up close and personal experience with experienced Hip Hop dancers.
Featuring a variety of dance performers from Hip Hop troupes across San Diego, this is a free outdoor performance you will not want to miss!
Una Storia Segreta: When Italian Americans Were “Enemy Aliens” | Now on Display!
Spend International Museum Day on Thursday, May 18 the right way and stop by the New Americans Museum to view their newest art exhibition titled “Una Storia Segreta: When Italian Americans Were Enemy Aliens.” The exhibition explores the period during World War II when Italian Americans were designated as “enemy aliens” and subjected to discrimination. Through different mediums such as powerful photographs, documents and personal recounts, the exhibition sheds light on this difficult period of fear and uncertainty.
The exhibition will be open to the public until Saturday, July 15. Additionally, on Saturday, May 6, New Americans Museum will be hosting an event from 1PM to 4PM, in partnership with the Japanese American Citizens League, that will delve into the history of Italian Americans that were unjustly interned during World War II, followed by a panel discussion with UCSD professor, Christen T. Sasaki, PH.D.
About ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station
ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station is San Diego’s largest Arts & Cultural District located in historic buildings at the former Naval Training Center in the Liberty Station neighborhood, near Downtown on San Diego Bay. With 100 park-like acres, the ARTS DISTRICT is home to nearly 145 museums and galleries, artist studios, dance companies, fine dining, creative retail and other organizations that showcase San Diego’s creative community and provide innovative experiences for the public. For more info, click here.
See you there, San Diego!