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California Centre For The Arts – Art+Sound

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Mardi Gras – A Cultural Celebration of Diversity🎉
By Gina Lopez

Few events rival the exuberance and vibrancy of Mardi Gras, the jubilant carnival celebrated predominantly in areas with French cultural roots, notably New Orleans, Louisiana. At its heart lies Fat Tuesday, the culmination of indulgence before the solemn season of Lent. However, the essence of Mardi Gras extends far beyond mere revelry; it’s about diversity, commonality, and equity.

The origins of Mardi Gras trace back centuries, with elements of pagan rituals, Christian traditions, and cultural assimilation. Upon researching its origin, I found that the festival’s roots can be traced to the ancient Roman celebrations of Saturnalia and Lupercalia, where social norms were inverted, and indulgence reigned supreme. As Christianity spread, these festivities merged with the pre-Lenten observances, leading to the development of Carnival, from the Latin “carne vale,” meaning “farewell to meat.”

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 7:30pm with Mardi Gras Mambo featuring The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Cha’s.  🎷🎶 BUY TICKETS 🎷🎶

Tierra Caliente Academy of Arts Ticitozaá
Folklorico Dance Festival
FEB 2, 3, 4

CCAEF Education

Open Studio Art Classes FEB 7, 14, 21, 28

CCAEF Performing Arts Presents

Mardi Gras Mambo FEB 10

CCAE Theatricals Presents Curious Incident of the Dogin the Night-Time

FEB 16 – MAR 3

Jason Mraz Foundation Presents

KALEIDOSCOPE FEB 17, 18

CCAEF Performing Arts Presents Logos

MAR 10

Mission Makers

Your participationn in the Mission Maker Monthly Giving Program is a powerful testament to your dedication to our community’s well-being. By making monthly contributions, you provide a steady stream of resources that allows us to plan and execute events and educational initiatives that touch the lives of countless individuals. What’s more, your generosity is tax-deductible, making it a win-win for both you and the community. We invite you to take action now, and together, let’s continue to bring the arts to the heart of Escondido, providing inspiration, joy, and a brighter future for all. Join the Mission Maker family today and become a cornerstone of our mission to cultivate a vibrant, culturally rich community where creativity knows no bounds.

2023-24 Center Artist | Philipp Rittermann

In the 2023-24 season, the Center proudly showcases the captivating work of Philipp Scholz Rittermann, our distinguished Center Artist. Rittermann’s stunning displays adorn the concert hall, infusing it with his unique artistic vision and evocative imagery. As his residency draws to a close in June, patrons have had the privilege of experiencing his masterful creations, which blend seamlessly with the ambiance of the Center, enriching the cultural tapestry of our esteemed venue.

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