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STAY STRANGE presents PECULIAR PERCUSSION An Experimental DRUM Extravaganza Featuring: NATHAN HUBBARD, BRANDON RELF, M.J. STEVENS and ORGASMATRON 7PM, Saturday April 26 $5.00 – ALL AGES! The drummers have had their say! In response to the San Diego Experimental Guitar Show, Stay Strange has created a new and exciting music series called Peculiar Percussion – An Experimental DRUM […]

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#HackingImprov: A Generative Song Cycle 7PM, Wednesday, May 14 Tickets: $10 | $5 Webcast (livestream) By Blair Robert Nelson, Composer/Performer Featuring Kristopher Apple, Violinist/Poet Composer/Performer Blair Robert Nelson explores over a century of audio technology through his generative song cycle. In collaboration with violinist Kristopher Apple, six mainstage performances at Space 4 Art reveal our […]

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From the Page, Through the Lens: Teen Services Student Art Exhibit Exhibition Run: May 1-31, 2014 Public Opening Reception: 7-10PM, Saturday, May 17, 2014 Gallery Hours: 11-4PM, Wednesday-Saturday Words Alive will present a student arts exhibit based on the American classic The Great Gatsby within its Teen Services Adolescent Book Group (ABG) program. The objective […]

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New Vocables Featuring: AEDWYRRDE LANCSAUBRE AL-HAZRED and KARL BLAU 3PM, Saturday, May 24 $5 – ALL AGES STAY STRANGE presents NEW VOCABLES – Solo vocal experimentation featuring AEDWYRRDE LANCSAUBRE AL-HAZRED and KARL BLAU. Join us for the third installment of this annual series where we explores the human vocal chords as an instrument. In the […]


Measured Twice Exhibition Run: April 2-10, 2014 Opening Reception: 7-10PM, April 5 Gallery Hours: 11-4PM, Wednesday-Saturday Measured Twice is an exhibit of work from the graduate students at San Diego State University’s Furniture Design and Woodworking Master’s of Fine Arts program.  They produce work which reflects the current and changing state in the field of […]

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No One You Know: Good Work by Artists You’ve Never Heard Of Exhibition Run: March 22-29, 2014 Opening Reception: 5-9PM, March 22 Informal Closing Reception: 6-8PM, March 29 Gallery Hours: 11-4PM, Wednesday-Saturday* Five starving artists from Southern California, all trained in classical realism, branch out into their own creative methods. Show includes painting, sculpture, drawing, […]

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AT THE END OF THE DAY: an exhibition of new work by Andrew Printer Exhibition Run: February 15 – March 15, 2014 Opening Reception: 7-10PM, February 15, 2014* Gallery Hours: 11-4PM, Wednesday-Saturday At the End of the Day consists of two new bodies of work by Andrew Printer that sit at the intersection of domestic […]


Operatic Gesture: Beautiful Madness “Trying to die convincingly whilst negotiating the least amount of double-chin possible is hard.” – O.S. Through video installation and live performance, this production explores opera’s archetypal hysterical woman and the genre’s culture of perpetuating the representation as beautiful madness. Installation: Ottavia’s Lament Micki Davis, video artist Leslie Leytham, mezzo-soprano 1/2 […]


RR&P: Repetition Rhythm and Pattern Exhibition Run: January 4 – 25, 2014 Opening Reception: 7-10PM, January 4, 2014 Curated by Lindsey Landfried Space 4 Art San Diego is pleased to present RR&P curated by Lindsey Landfried. This exciting group exhibition revisits the reductive aspects of modernist abstraction and explores its impact on in a contemporary […]


ALLISON WIESE • ROAD MOVIE Opening Reception: 7-10PM, November 16 Music provided by Scott Nielsen and Nice World Closing: December 14 Space 4 Art presents artist Allison Wiese’s “Road Movie.” The exhibit, based in sculpture and video, documents the entire final leg of a passage across the continental United States. Banal and sublime vistas are accompanied […]


Long Story Short 7-9 pm Free – Suggested Donation $5 Long Story Short offers a populist platform for anyone, and we mean anyone, to join us and tell a story, without notes, for five minutes or less on a different theme every month. No RSVP necessary, just check the schedule for the next event and […]


Informed Artist Series: Proposals and Grants for Fiscally Sponsored Projects The Informed Artist Series is presented by SPACE 4 ART on the first Thursday of every month.  The series kicked off with “How Copyright Law Empowers Artists” presented by New Media Rights and continued with other topics like pricing your work and what real reporters […]