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 By Michael Sadler    Arts

Frisson Ensemble is Classically Versatile

Leave it up to classical musicians to make one look up the term "Aubade" to discover its strictest definition, "A love song at daybreak through a door or window to a sleeping woman." They could have just said that, because now the... — Updated 2/15/2019


Soroptimist Artists Open Art Studios Tour, Silent Art Auction

The 2019 Borrego Springs Artists Open Studios Tour and Art Auction is scheduled for President’s weekend Feb. 15 – 17. The Tour and Silent Art Auction benefits scholarships, education grants and programs for the betterment of girls and women of Borrego Springs and provides an... — Updated 2/15/2019


What A Performance! – Muriel Anderson

If you happened to miss seeing Muriel Anderson on guitar here at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center Feb. 1, make a note not to miss her the next time she performs. Her strumming and finger-plucking magic on the... — Updated 2/15/2019


New Borrego Springs Art Guild Officers

New officers were sworn in for the Borrego Springs Art Guild on Feb. 14 during their monthly meeting. Judy Webber was elected president, Donna Franco assumed the vice president's position replacing Tom Hogan, Jeanne Plekon... — Updated 2/28/2019


Ballet in Borrego

The City Ballet of San Diego came to BSPAC on Feb. 8 and put on their usual great performance, stressing grace, strength, body tone, and artistic expression. And the new theatre sound system was excellent. The dancers started by... — Updated 2/20/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

Latin American Art Show Doesn't Disappoint

The Borrego Art Institute held one of its most popular art show receptions of the year, "Expressions of Contemporary Latin American Art" Saturday Jan. 5.... — Updated 1/23/2019


BAI Reception: "Beneath the Eternal Blue Sky"

Enjoy the extraordinary photos of Mongolia by Nick Agelidis at a special event Jan. 26 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for an artist’s reception and book signing at the Borrego Art Institute. Agelidis will present a slideshow of his photos. It will be on display from Jan. 5 to... — Updated 1/14/2019


BSPAC: Jennifer Goodenberger – Piano Romance

Enjoy an evening of classical piano music Saturday Jan. 26 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and support the Borrego Springs Film Festival. Jennifer Goodenberger is back to soothe the audience with original works from deeply healing and spiritual compositions to passionate and romantic... — Updated 1/23/2019


2019 ABF Desert Photo Contest

Saturday Feb. 3 beginning at 5:30 p.m., don’t miss the Anza-Borrego Foundation’s Annual Photo Contest opening reception at the Borrego Art Institute. The ABF will announce the winners of the photo contest at the reception during their awards presentation. For more... — Updated 1/31/2019


The Pottery Annual Holiday Sale

This year, The Pottery sale has moved to The Mall, suite 122 & 123, home of The Pottery Mural Studio. Purchase one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted gifts for the holidays from Borrego’s best. Clay artists, Ginger Dunlap-Dietz, Jill Sullivan, Gretchen Grawunder, Sue Boutwell, Lynn Dee,... — Updated 12/3/2018


Art Guild Members Opening Reception

Come and see a variety of selected items finely crafted by talented artisans just in time for Christmas The opening reception will be held in conjunction with the Art Guild Members show Saturday Dec. 8 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Work will be accepted Dec. 1 and 2. There is an entry... — Updated 12/3/2018


The Sacred and the Adorable

The St. Barnabas Christmas Choir was in fine form this year, once again giving three performances over the Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 weekend. Adding a little something special to the mix of sacred songs and narrations were "soloists"... — Updated 12/12/2018


Pottery Annual Sale at The Mall

What better time and place to pick up Christmas gifts than at The Mall on Dec. 8, where local potters had their wares on display and for sale? In a space generously donated by Mall owner Jim Wermers to the Pottery for the purpose o... — Updated 12/13/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

Two Shows, One Great Night at BAI

From art-decor, abstract art to neon mixed creations, the Borrego Art Institute gallery was filled with unique art from wall-to-wall. On Dec. 8, the BAI held an opening reception for two popular shows, the 'Borrego Springs Art Guil... — Updated 12/13/2018


Christmas Voices Lifted at BSPAC

With a little over two weeks left before Christmas, BSPAC artistic director George Keith put on a well-rounded show, with choreography, set design, lighting, and costuming providing both a professional look and bringing a bright,... — Updated 12/20/2018


A Show of Contemporary Latin American Art Opening Reception

Enjoy selected art pieces by artists of Latino heritage and art that has been strongly infuenced by the Latino culture at the opening reception Saturday Jan. 5 from 5 p.m to 7:30 p.m. at the Borrego Art Institute. Mariachi Mixteco will be performing again! Work accepted Dec. 29... — Updated 12/29/2018


Seat Sale – "Buy A Seat"

If you missed your opportunity to purchase a new seat for the theatre, you have one last chance! Patrons who had purchased multiple seats at the beginning of the campaign have put some of those seats back into the available pool and converted their purchase to a general donation.... — Updated 11/2/2018


Borrego Springs Art Guild Luncheon

Please join your friends to travel “Into the Great Wide Open” with photographer Tom Hogan at the Nov. 8 luncheon of the Borrego Springs Art Guild. The luncheon will take place at the Palm Canyon Resort, with doors opening at 11:30 am. Lunch and meeting begin at noon, with the... — Updated 11/2/2018


Expressions in the Abstract Opening Reception

Returning for the second time to the Borrego Art Institute, the popular show will feature abstract work by five artists – Theresa Vandenberg Donche, Kim Chasen, Phillip Vaughan, Gerald Patrick, and Nicholas Foschi. The opening reception will be from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday... — Updated 11/2/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

Expressions through Abstract Art

A show that slightly mimicked the well-known Broad Museum in Los Angeles, the Borrego Art Institute put on its own version with "Expression in the Abstract." This show was full of color and life, guests were welcomed to view all... — Updated 11/28/2018


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


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


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 — 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


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


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