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 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 — 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

 By Michael Sadler    Arts

Neave Trio Leaves Strong Impression

A full house of Borregans experienced the true pleasures of classical music at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center Jan. 30, thanks to a superb and varied performance by the Neave Trio. A sweet violin in the hands of Anna Marie Williams (she also has a soothing yet... — Updated 2/2/2018


Two Opening Receptions at BAI

Saturday Feb. 3 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., there will be two opening receptions for “The Art Guild Show” and the Anza-Borrego Foundation Annual Photo Contest Exhibit. The Art Guild Show is the annual show of art by members of the Borrego Springs Art Guild. The ABF will... — Updated 2/2/2018


Trumpeter and Composer – Brandon Ridenour

Recognized as “a major talent in the making” by Grand Rapids Press, Virtuoso trumpeter and composer, Brandon Ridenour will showcase his distinctive artistic voice and vision at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center Tuesday Feb 13 at 7:30 p.m. Individual tickets may be... — Updated 2/2/2018


Ridgeline at BSPAC, Feb. 16

BSPAC is proud to present RidgeLine, a dramatic play. RidgeLine stars the playwright Miguel Andreas Hebert, Borregans Russell Webb, Elaine Hazelrigg, Susan Deering and is directed by George Keith. It also features Micki Alfont and Borrego High School students Smith Rodriguez,... — Updated 2/12/2018


Soroptimist International of Borrego Springs Artists Open Studios Tour

Soroptimist International of Borrego Springs 2018 Artists’ Open Studios Tour will begin this Saturday Feb. 24 and continue into Sunday Feb. 25. Fourteen artists studios are open to the public beginning at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. This is a self guided tour using a... — Updated 3/3/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

Circle of Art Unveiling Ceremony

Spectacular bright yellow flowers from the super bloom inspired Barbara Nickerson to pull out her water-colors, yupo paper and paint. Chosen by the Circle of Art Board of Directors as the official 2018 poster, with all proceeds... — Updated 1/9/2018


Sinatra and Friends

Saturday Jan. 6, the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center will hold Sinatra and Friends. The Sinatra and friends pays tribute to the man and his music. Come and be entertained with countless songs synonymous with Frank Sinatra,... — Updated 1/5/2018


Borrego Springs Film Festival Schedule at a Glance

The Borrego Springs Film Festival is coming up! Have you gotten your tickets? Here is the film schedule at a glance!... — Updated 1/16/2018


Neave Trio to Perform at BSPAC

Hailed by critics for their "heart-on-sleeve performances" (Classical New Jersey), the Neave Trio will perform at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center Tuesday Jan. 30, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Individual tickets may be available in... — Updated 1/22/2018


Borrego Film Festival – Ode to Abuela

Ode to Abuela by Henry Alberto Henry Alberto is a young ambitious Latino filmmaker. His sweet and sentimental film about love across generations helps kick off the 2018 Borrego Springs Film Festival January 11 –15. Henry will be... — Updated 1/16/2018


Borrego Film Festival – The Dinner Scene

Nicholas visited the Borrego Springs Film Festival for the first time in 2017 and absolutely loved it. When he wrapped up one of his latest films, the first place he submitted it was to the BSFF. Not only are we excited to have his work on our screen again, but he’ll be... — Updated 1/11/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

BAI Reception – Expressions of Contemporary Latin American Art

Guests were welcomed with the wonderful music by the mariachi mixetco and unique artworks surrounding the walls at the Borrego Art Institute. On Jan. 6, the BAI held an opening reception for 'A Show of Contemporary Latin American... — Updated 1/11/2018


Larry Groff Salton Sea Paintings

From Jan. 20 through March 4, there will be a one person exhibit featuring oil paintings by San Diego County painter Larry Groff. Salton Sea Paintings refers to the region in and around the Salton Sea, the subject matter of Groff's recent paintings. The opening reception for the... — Updated 1/12/2018


Richard Smith To Perform at BSPAC

Saturday Jan. 27 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., world-renowned fingerstyle guitarist Richard Smith will perform. Having witnessed one of his live performances, fellow musicians and music lovers alike sing hymns of praise. With fretboard fireworks and lyrical endeavors he will melt... — Updated 1/19/2018


BAI – The Bright Wild/Three Visions of the Anza-Borrego Desert

Saturday Jan. 27 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., there will be a reception for three artists of "The Bright Wild/Three Visions of the Anza-Borrego Desert. Three painters, Bill Gallen, Lee MacLeod, and Cecilia Robertson, will hold an exhibition of their work in conjunction with the... — Updated 1/22/2018


Jennifer Goodenberger: Film Festival Fundraiser

Tuesday Jan. 23 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., join the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center for the annual Borrego Springs Film Festival fundraising event as Jennifer Goodenberger treats us to "Piano at the Movies". Jennifer graciously donates all of the proceeds from this... — Updated 1/22/2018


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