Lea DeLaria

Sat | Jan 14 | 8 pm

For her ArtPower debut, Lea DeLaria from Orange is the New Black will treat the audience to her beautiful vocal jazz styling and witty commentary. Expect vocal and comedic fireworks.

L-E-V Dance Company

Thur | Jan 19 | 8 pm

The brainchild of choreographer Sharon Eyal and arts and rave producer Gai Behar, L-E-V will make its ArtPower debut with their latest work OCD Love.

Jerron "Blind Boy"

Thur | Jan 12 | 8 pm

“Blind Boy” Paxton may be one of the greatest multi-instrumentalists whom you have not heard of. . . yet. Only in his 20s, Paxton has an eerie ability to transform traditional blues, folk, country, and jazz into the here and now.

Maarja Nuut

Thur | Jan 26 | 8 pm

Fiddler/singer Maarja Nuut combines traditional dance tunes, songs, and stories with live electronics to create a space where minimalism and experimental music meet the village musical traditions of prewar Europe.

Ensō String Quartet

Fri | Jan 27 | 8 pm

Named "one of the eminent string quartets of our era" by Classical Voice, the Grammy-nominated Ensō String Quartet has risen to the front rank of chamber music performers.



Student Events

Fun for students of all ages.

K-12 Students

You are never too early to start engaging with the arts.


UC San Diego Students

UC San Diego students have incredible access to world-class artists and creativity. Events such as Master Classes, Innovator-In-Residence, UCSD Student Tickets, Internships.


Film Festival

Visionary Artist & New Talent

Student Film Festival

ArtPower offers in-depth programs throughout the academic year for emerging filmmakers, engaging them in workshops and networking opportunities, all leading up to a live student film festival in the spring.


Student Online Film Festival

The ArtPower Online Student Film Festival is a quarterly virtual screening space curated by and for UC San Diego students and beyond. This series can be found on the ArtPower website.



Engage with creative experiences that extend past the performance.

After Parties

After select performances, celebrate with ArtPower artists at The Loft. Beverages will be available to purchase from Zanzibar.


Moderated by Molly Clark and Rebecca Webb, ArtTalks are chats with artists that offer the opportunity to learn the unexpected stories behind a work’s creation.

Bites & Beverages

Zanzibar at The Loft, offers constantly changing menu selections as well as adventurous wine and beer options to keep you comfortably satiated.

ArtPower at UC San Diego builds creative experiences in music, dance, film, exhibition and food for our collective pleasure and inspiration.

ArtPower at UC San Diego builds creative experiences in music, dance, film, exhibition and food for our collective pleasure and inspiration. We engage diverse audiences through vibrant, challenging, multi-disciplinary performances by emerging and renowned international artists.

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ArtPower member donors share our sense of joy and accomplishment in each season of ArtPower performances, events, and engagement activities. Donors also enjoy tangible benefits throughout the season, including complimentary parking, invitations to select post-performance receptions, private salons with artists, VIP events, & more!


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We love matching our supporters with meaningful giving opportunities, which is why many ArtPower events are made possible by supporters who underwrite specific performances. Without your support, these performances wouldn’t be possible. Help us continue to bring the arts to UC San Diego by sponsoring a performance today.


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