Thur | Oct 27 | 8 pm

Jesús Almañy's all-star band performs sizzling dance tunes that recall that recall the vintage big-band sound, cha-cha, and pa’ca rhythms arranged in the descarga (jam) tradition developed by Cuban jazz players of the 1940s.

Canellakis Trio

Fri | Nov 4 | 8 pm

Three of the most sought-after young virtuosos perform Mendelssohn, Chausson, Haydn, and Suk.

The Jones Family Singers

Wed | Oct 26 | 8 pm

Praised by Rolling Stone and NPR as “a must-see act” at South by Southwest in 2014, the band delivers high-energy performances that showcase the connection between gospel, rock, and soul.

Sam Green & Brent Green:
Live Cinema

Wed | Nov 4 | 8 pm

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Green and filmmaker/animator Brent Green, while not related, are both known for their singular performances combining cinema, musical accompaniment, and live narration.



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!


Become a


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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