In planning since before Trisha Brown’s death earlier this year, ArtPower is proud to present a unique iteration of In Plain Site, a site-specific work created for the UC San Diego campus by Trisha Brown Dance Company.
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Nate Smith + Kinfolk will perform songs from their debut solo album, “Kinfolk: Postcards from Everywhere,” which explores the themes of family, music, self-discovery, and touring through catchy, singable melodies and spring-loaded backbeats.
One of the best loved among ArtPower string quartets, known for their breathtaking performances, flawless technique, and visionary interpretations, the Meccore Quartet is one of Europe’s most compelling young ensembles.
After having played more than 300 live shows in the last four years, Yemen Blues finally arrives to make its San Diego debut with a musical concept that resides at the crossroads of traditional Yemenite melodies and the world of funk, blues.
An ArtPower fan favorite for many years, best-selling author David Sedaris returns with the fresh writing, sardonic wit, and biting social critiques that have made him one of America’s preeminent humor writers.
Feufollet is Americana at its finest—reverential but wholly nonconformist. The young and vibrant southwest Louisiana band takes Cajun, honky-tonk, and string-band music and creates a sound that is at once familiar and fresh, classic and yet original.
This presentation will highlight some of these challenges from the perspective of a researcher exploring the social media risk environment for prescription drug abuse who often asks himself where the line in digital ethics resides.
Recognized as one of Europe’s most distinctive choreographers, Hervé Koubi draws creative strength from his Algerian roots and Mediterranean culture. His company makes its San Diego debut with “What the Day Owes to the Night”.
French composer, percussionist, and theater director Roland Auzet defines himself as a stage writer. Auzet’s new work starts with a car on an empty stage, but he quickly fills the room with so much more.
Since their first show in 2011, the group has performed nationally and internationally at many prestigious festivals and venues to audiences varying in age and ethnicity, proving that soul crosses all cultural and linguistic barriers.
Founded in 1934, Smetana Trio is today’s foremost Czech chamber ensemble that perpetuates the interpretational ideals created by their illustrious predecessors as well as other superlative 20th-century chamber music soloists.
For the past five years, 30-year-old trumpeter Marquis Hill has been invigorating the Chicago jazz scene with his sleek approach to modern jazz, which often incorporates elements of spoken word and hip-hop.
After a rave reception at their San Diego debut at ArtPower in 2016, the Grammy-winning Harlem Quartet is bringing back its “new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing, and intelligent” (Cincinnati Enquirer).
Raised in Havana, Daymé Arocena has quickly become the voice for a new generation of talented Cuban millennials who are reimagining their African roots through a lens that filters jazz, soul, and funk.
Called “one of the wonders of world trance music” by the Los Angeles Times, Iranian singer Mamak Khadem captivates audiences by blending her roots in the ancient poetry and music of the Persian masters with a bold and revolutionary new sound.
Loosely translated as “Get Funky!” or “Work It,” Ranky Tanky is a band of South Carolina natives who keep the Gullah musical tradition alive and fresh with a repertoire of playful game songs, heartbreaking spirituals, and delicate lullabies.
Undoubtedly one of the rising stars of the U.K. jazz scene, acoustic-electronica trio GoGo Penguin don’t describe themselves as a jazz trio but rather as a resurgence of jazz fused with hip-hop, rock, dance, and soul.