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Mind-bending, Mathematically-Inspired Art
Posted by: Coronado Arts 4 days, 3 hours ago

Join Guri Stark this week as he presents the artwork of M.C. Escher in his “Mind-bending, Mathematically-Inspired Art” lecture.  Find out why M.C. Escher’s works have stood the test of time and are still admired, studied and talked about. These lectures are brought to you through the City of Coronado John D. Spreckels Center’s continued partnership with UC San Diego’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Viewing of this video is available now through Sunday, October 25.

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2020 Artisan Alley
Posted by: Coronado Arts 1 month ago

The 48th Annual artisans' Alley Craft Fair is scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Village Elementary School playground in Coronado. Shop local artisans this holiday season while supporting band and choir programs in Coronado schools.  For more information, or to become a vendor, visit Coronadoartisansalley.weebly.com

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The Politics of the Pandemic
Posted by: Coronado Arts 2 months, 1 week ago

This week we turn the page from artistic expression to a current topic impacting our everyday lives: “The Politics of the Pandemic” presented by Professor Sandford Lakoff. This video is available for viewing now through Sunday, August 23.

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Osher Lecture - Getting the Vote: The Struggle for Women's Suffrage in the United States
Posted by: Coronado Arts 3 months ago

This August we will celebrate 100 years since women were granted the right to vote. This week’s Osher lecture, “Getting the Vote: The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage in the United States” will examine the issues, actions, and beliefs that existed over the 72-year struggle and what hardships women had to endure before the eventual passing of the 19th Amendment on August 18, 1920.  This video will be available for online viewing now through Sunday, July 26

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Fall 2020 Banners on Orange Avenue Program - Call for Non-profit applications - Deadline August 1, 2020
Posted by: Coronado Arts 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The City of Coronado operates the Orange Avenue Banner Program. The program, initiated in 2016 and funded through a Discover Coronado Grant, displays banners on the Orange Avenue corridor from First Street to Avenida de las Arenas.

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Osher Lecture - Environmental Humanities: Present and Future
Posted by: Coronado Arts 3 months, 2 weeks ago

We’re continuing the intriguing topics this week as Professor Matthew Herbst provides a thought-provoking lecture on “Environmental Humanities: Present and Future.”  This video will be available for viewing online now through Sunday, July 12.

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Coronado Public Art Walking Tour Giveaway
Posted by: Coronado Arts 3 months, 3 weeks ago

The Coronado Public Art Walking Tour Giveaway launches July 1st to celebrate the release of a new smartphone app designed to guide residents and visitors to more than 75 works of public art throughout Coronado. Numerous Coronado restaurants and merchants have donated generous gift certificates and
prizes for the giveaway contest which runs through the entire month of July. If you want to participate and be eligible for the giveaway, download the walking tour app onto your smartphone by searching for Coronado Public Art on your app store. Then, take a walking tour as you like. The app will guide you to various works of art, map your route, and tell you about each piece of art and the artist who created it. Take at least three selfies at different pieces of
art that you like and post them on a special Walking Tour Giveaway Facebook page, at https://www.facebook.com/WalkingTourGiveaway. You will then be included in a random drawing of winners in early August.

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Osher Lecture - Using Minimum Wages to Fight Inequality and Policy
Posted by: Coronado Arts 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Osher Free Lecture by David Neuman: Using Minimum Wages to Fight Inequality and Policy.

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Free Virtual Osher Lecture - The Partisan Pendulum of American Politics: Are we a Bipolar Nation?
Posted by: Coronado Arts 4 months, 2 weeks ago

This week’s lecture The Partisan Pendulum of American Politics: Are We a Bipolar Nation? by our most popular political presenter, James Ingram, PhD

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