One of Africa's most exciting young bands, Mokoomba dazzles audiences worldwide with their knockout live shows and electrifying blend of Afro-fusion and tantalizing traditional Tonga rhythms.

Mokoomba

Wed | Apr 24 at 8 pm

A frequent visitor to ArtPower the award-winning St. Lawrence String Quartet is joined by acclaimed pianist and composer Stephen Prutsmans—described as one of the most innovative musicians of his time.

st. lawrence string
quartet with
stephen prutsman

Fri | Apr 26 at 8 pm

Dahlak Brathwaite’s incisive humor transforms a chilling personal story into a vital performance that layers character-driven storytelling and poetic verse with original songs to create a hybrid hip-hop drama, accompanied by beats from DJ Dion Decibels.

dahlak brathwaite
spiritrials

Thur | May 9 at 8 pm

A collaboration between Michelle Dorrance and company member Nicholas Van Young, ETM: Double Down celebrates the origins of tap dance by using electronic trigger boards and turning the entire stage into an instrument.

dorrance dance
ETM: Double down

Wed | May 15 at 8 pm

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Programs

Student Events

Fun for students of all ages.

K-12 Students

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

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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.

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Community

Engage with creative experiences that extend past the performance.

arttalk

ArtTalks

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.

community

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 presents performing arts that engage, energize, and transform the diverse cultural life of the university and San Diego.

Through vibrant, challenging, multi-disciplinary performances, ArtPower seeks to develop more empathetic students and community members who are better prepared to engage in the world around them through their participation in high-energy artistic, educational, and engagement programs that broaden thinking and awareness, deepen understanding, and encourage new dialogues across UC San Diego and the community.

The PowerPlayers

$100,000 Match

PowerPlayers have generously committed $100,000 in matching funds to help double your impact with ArtPower.

  • Each NEW gift made in support of ArtPower between June 18, 2018 and June 30, 2019 will unlock the same amount from our match fund!
  • Each donor who INCREASES their gift to ArtPower in the same time period will unlock a match of the net increase!

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Donor Benefits

ArtPower Donors receive fabulous benefits such as VIP reserved parking, Receptions with Artists and Private House Concerts!

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June 18, 2018

Subscriptions On Sale

July 23, 2018

Single Tickets On Sale