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NEW! Picked RAW Peeled list reports now includes virtual events
Picked RAW now lists our next 10 featured events also scrolling on our home page on the right..VIRTUAL EVENTS are listed by month and year. Ongoing Events. are listed and also appear on our APP map.

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this month have a link to Contemporary Portraits from the Simay Collection at Oceanside Museum of Art

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Our banner this month is in support of the Encinitas Friends of the Arts Día de los Muertos Face Painting contest on Oct 30, arrive by 2 pm to be eligible. Full event is12-4 PM at the Encinitas Community Center (1140 Oakcrest Park Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024)

URGENT NOTICE: Forum on Arts and Culture presented by the SD County Supervisors.on Wed., Oct 27 from 4 to 5 pm. If you are not able to attend zoom, then here are links to the surveys in English and Spanish.. The zoom link is: https://tinyurl.com/COSDACForum ID:874 6260 8624 Passcode: 073722 or use 1-669-900-6833

San Diego Art Prize 2021   presented by  San Diego Visual Arts Network and curated by Chi Essary at  Bread and Salt until Dec. 31 st with Beliz Iristay Perry Vasquez, PANCA Hugo Crosthwaite (1955 Julian Avenue, 92113).


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