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BAI New Head

The Borrego Art Institute has announced that Joan Anson has been hired as their first executive director, as of Sept. 4. A long-time Borrego resident, Anson comes to BAI with a strong background in office management and finance.... — Updated 10/11/2018

 
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New Storage Sheds for BAI Complex

With interior space at a premium at Kesling's Kitchen and the BAI gallery, and the need to store supplies for the ArtFarm, TuffSheds were installed Thursday Sept. 27, to accommodate various storage needs. The sheds were assembled... — Updated 10/8/2018

 
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BAI: The Art of Photography

Enjoy a show of photographic art at the Borrego Art Institute. There will be an opening reception Saturday Oct. 13 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, contact the BAI at 760-767-5152 or email gallery@borregoartinstitute.org.... — Updated 10/8/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts 

BAI Opening Reception

Guests enjoyed wonderful photographs including floral, architecture, landscape portraits, which were exhibited at the Borrego Art Institute. On Oct. 13, the BAI held its first opening reception of the season with 'The Art of... — Updated 10/18/2018

 
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BSPAC Auditions for Talent

George Keith has been on a talent hunt, so as Artistic Director at the Performing Arts Center, he looks not only for the right players for the parts in three upcoming performances, but also wants to ensure that anyone wanting a... — Updated 10/18/2018

 

2019 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest

Submit your photos now! The 2019 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest is now live and ready to accept your entries! The contest is meant to encourage desert lovers and photography enthusiasts to capture their favorite views, moments and adventures in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.... — Updated 9/28/2018

 

Blues and Country "Poolside" at La Casa del Zorro

It's been quite a month of July, what with the heat wave and all, but then again we had a good mix of Saturday night music "poolside" at La Casa del Zorro to get us through the doldrums. Lucky Tongue rocked on July 14 (see July 26... — Updated 8/21/2018

 

Pouring it on at BSPAC

Workers at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center provide concrete finishing for the new floor. New seating for upwards of 270 patrons will follow, financed by individual donors paying $500 to have their names on the seats.... — Updated 8/22/2018

 
 By Michael Sadler    Arts

Crossroads Acoustic at LCDZ

CROSSROADS Acoustic returned to entertain "poolside" (too hot and humid outside so it was in the Fox Den) at La Casa del Zorro on Saturday, Aug. 19. They played their mostly 60's to 80's pop set-list that included covers of... — Updated 8/24/2018

 
 By Michael Sadler    Arts

Lucky Tongue Brings More Heat To La Casa del Zorro

It was already a warm and sultry night here in Borrego Saturday, July 14, but that didn't prevent the Rock 'n' Roll band "Lucky Tongue" from bringing even more heat, although they did it via their musical stylings and engaging... — Updated 7/23/2018

 
 By Michael Sadler    Arts

The Mural is Underway

A eye-popping mural 28 feet wide and 8 feet high, consisting of individual raised panels of ceramic tile and glass in steel frames, is scheduled to be finished and mounted on the south wall of BAI by March of 2019, according to The... — Updated 7/2/2018

 

Great Clouds at Rams Hill

We have a house at Rams Hill, which we have up for sale in the Santa Fe's overlooking the 4th hole, and it's times like these we wish we didn't have to sell it. It was such an interesting cloud that my husband Todd just felt like... — Updated 5/8/2018

 

Auditions for Next Season's PAC Events

Our new artistic director George Keith is making plans for next Season’s PAC events and is holding auditions Thursday April 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the theatre. – Your BSPAC Board... — Updated 4/30/2018

 

Celebrating Clay, Glass and Fiber

A show of selected work in ceramic, glass or fiber featuring talented artists from throughout the Southwest. Opening reception will be from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 7 at the Borrego Art Institute.... — Updated 4/4/2018

 

Gift of Joy – Women in Celebration of Life

By Jolene Nacapuy Women in celebration of the truth of who they are was captured within bronze sculptures, each uniquely designed to the finest touch, to showcase the symbolization of feminity in full knowledge of itself. Guests... — Updated 4/10/2018

 

Borrego Springs Art Guild Meeting

Join the Borrego Springs Art Guild at noon Thursday April 12 at the Palm Canyon Resort for the final meeting of the season. Presenter is master weaver Beryl Warnes from Julian, who will explain “The Timeless Beauty of the Woven Web” beginning at 1 p.m. She will share the... — Updated 4/4/2018

 
 By Denny DuVall    Arts

Artists Showcase Unique Clay, Glass and Fiber Pieces

The community of Borrego was treated to an art show April 7 at the Borrego Art Institute celebrating Clay, Glass, and Fiber. Sending me to cover this event is similar to sending an auto mechanic to cover a dance recital or a poem reading contest. At least you won’t be bored by... — Updated 4/19/2018

 

Mama's Wranglers – The Jackson Family Band

Saturday March 3 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., enjoy a fun and great night out with your family or friends at the Performing Arts Center to see Mama's Wranglers. Mama's Wranglers are the Jackson Family Band & Cloggers out of Las Vegas, Nevada. They have performed in 49 states,... — Updated 3/3/2018

 

Raku Workshop by Lynn Dee

Raku is a great first pottery class and great for anyone hooked on working with clay. You will experience all the phases of pottery making from shaping by hand to participating in the firing. There will be a three-session March Raku Workshop by Lynn Dee. Saturday March 3, 9 a.m.... — Updated 3/3/2018

 

Violinist Laura Klugherz at BSPAC

Lauded by the NY Times as “dramatic, emotional, evocative,” and promoted by ABC of Madrid as a “magnificent violinist and violist who is a dedicated promoter of Spanish music,” Laura Klugherz will showcase her talent at the Performing Arts Center Friday March 9 from 7:30... — Updated 3/8/2018

 

Circle of Art Show & Sale

Saturday March 10 and Sunday March 11 at Christmas Circle, the 29th Annual Circle of Art Show & Sale will be held, which is BASIC’s winter season featured event. For more information, call 307-359-0191 or email info@circle-of-art.org.... — Updated 3/8/2018

 

LCDZ Donates $500 To Local Student

With an angelic, yet powerful voice, Dennise Cecena draws the attention of the crowd. All eyes are focused on what she is about to do next – a belting voice bringing a sense of peace and a few tears. That's what 16-year-old... — Updated 3/20/2018

 

Watercolor on Yupo Workshop with Barbara Nickerson

Watercolor on Yupo Workshop with Barbara Nickerson Take a Yupo workshop with Barbara Nickerson on March 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about "Yupo - Start to Finish." Class fees are $150 Have a happy two days painting in a new direction. Yupo is a synthetic paper - neutral... — Updated 3/20/2018

 

Art Guild Final Meeting

Please join the Borrego Springs Art Guild at noon on Thursday, April 12 at the Palm Canyon Resort for our final meeting of the season. Our presenter is master weaver Beryl Warnes from Julian who will explain "The Timeless Beauty of the Woven Web" beginning at 1 p.m. She will... — Updated 3/27/2018

 

Art Guild Luncheon Feb. 8

For our February luncheon on February 8 at Palm Canyon Resort, well known author and lecturer Diana Lindsay will describe her life-changing surprise in finding the desert’s stark beauty, silence, and natural art both in landforms and in delicate wildflower blooms that captured... — Updated 2/26/2018

 

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