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The San Diego Opera continues its tradition of offering world-class productions. As a theatrical experience, watching plays here is top notch and of particular note is the state-of-the-art Opera House itself. Equipped with a Digitext screen above the stage, the audience can follow along with an English translation. Although it can be argued that opera is as much a sensual exercise as it is intellectual. Whether you understand the words or not, the music, the vocals, and the visuals serving to create a production far greater than the mere sum of its parts.
Located next to the City Hall, this is a popular venue for many concerts and political events. Running for more than 30 years this hall has hosted musical performances by various popular artists like Rolling stones, Pink Floyd and Smokey Robinson, to name a few. It is also used as an election center where you can see live voting and speeches by the candidates. The Golden Hall can comfortably accommodate 4,300 people with the balcony seating giving a totally different view of the stage. The outdoor marquees in the Civic Plaza can help you to find out about the current event.
4th and B is a small-size venue mainly for concerts. It hosts a variety of music genres from hip hop to blues to techno and occasionally holds events such as the Toughman Competition.
San Diego's performing arts venue is home to the San Diego Opera and California Ballet. It also hosts several annual community events throughout the year. 'San Diego Theaters,' is non profit organization and they aim to provide the public with world class theater experiences.
This historic venue was built in 1912 and since then has been host to a variety of shows including plays, musicals, comedy shows and concerts. The Spreckles Theatre has been a vaudeville house, a movie palace, and now a theater. This architectural masterpiece is considered as one of the finest theaters in the country.
A popular chain of concert venues, House of Blues is no foreigner to regular concert-goers. The San Diego venue offers pretty much the same experience as other HOBs around the country, but word is that the sound quality excels. The likes of Jakob Dylan, The Greyboy Allstars, The Fab Four, Switchfoot, and De La Soul, have performed here. Running up to 15 shows a week sometimes, the venue has garnered sufficient attention in spite of being around for barely one year.
Plush as it may be, The Delta Room of House of Blues also exudes a cozy attitude. Serving as a venue for various social gatherings and receptions, this hundred to two hundred capacity hall flaunts a beautifully done interior that speaks of great taste. Comfortable seatings and a fireplace add up to the elegance factor. Apart from that, Delta Room is also well equipped on the technical front and serves as a complimentary venue to Music Hall, for here arrangements are made for the guests to enjoy live performances taking place in the latter through state-of-the-art live screening system. Setting a perfect balance between style and technology, The Delta Room is a venue to watch-out.
Whether you hold a long history of classical music appreciation or you are new to this realm of the arts, this city's symphony has a concert for you. From traditional classical favorites to holiday pops, the symphony offers entertainment to please the tastes of many. In fact, this organization has even been known to feature performances of "Beatlemania" with orchestral pop versions of favorite Beatles tunes. The symphony is composed of a professional orchestra and has been performing local concerts since its establishment in 1910. Now, the symphony performs six concert series each season.
Performance art allows those on stage to express themselves in truly original, thought-provoking ways. It nearly always blends together sound and visual elements or seeks to transcend usual visual realities. This particular performance group has been around since 1980. The loft performance space seats about 100 people. Parking is on the street. Since this place is located in the downtown area, be sure you lock your car.
If you love theater, pay a visit to Sledgehammer Theater and enjoy some of the best plays and even better performances. Sledgehammer Theater is famous for numerous artistic achievements and the development of a new American voice in Theater. It has produced and presented over 60 new theatrical events. The theater is also a school for those who wish to experiment and explore their artistic side. Many of the works have been produced for the station KPBS-FM, so you can experience a bit of theater on the radio. Ticket rates are reasonable, for timings and other information, call for details.
Has the movie bug bitten you too? Well, if it has, walk into the UA Horton Plaza. The giant screens and Digital Dolby sound systems make movies a pleasure to watch. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call.