In a rare San Diego appearance, renowned composer Steve Reich was honored at a sold-out January 18 concert at UC San Diego’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall.
Books & Culture
Some two decades into the grand national experiment with charter schools, how much do we really know about them? Not all that much. And not nearly as much as we easily could, say researchers from the University of California, San Diego Division of Social Sciences.
The UC San Diego Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW) launches a new series of events this winter, the “Witnessing History” series, focused on the topic of experiencing history in the making. HLWH, sponsored by the UC San Diego Libraries and the Judaic Studies Program, will host four “Witnessing History” events during winter quarter as part of the HLHW’s ongoing effort to broaden understanding of the past and to foster tolerance.
Bryna Kranzler, the author of “The Accidental Anarchist,” a harrowing and amazing tale about an ordinary man who became a Russian revolutionary, will speak on January 18 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Seuss Room at the Geisel Library on the UC San Diego campus.
A seemingly unstable sculpture is the first thing that meets the eye on entering the Groves Gallery at the Oceanside Museum of Art: a boulder-like object sits atop a tall and narrow wooden structure.
A scene right out of the “Wizard of Oz,” with a few modern twists, took place Nov. 15 at the Jacobs School of Engineering. A small house landed on top of Jacobs Hall, hoisted by one of the largest cranes in the United States.
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