Weaving together poetry, storytelling, sound design, original music, and striking visual, No Blue Memories is an exploration of Pulitzer Prize winner and poet laureate Gwendolyn Brooks.

Manual Cinema
No Blue Memories:
The life of
gwendolyn brooks

Fri | Feb 22 at 8 pm

Habib Koité and Bassekou Kouyate exemplify responsibility and shared experience associated with the historical, cultural, and unifying properties of Malian music. This collaboration brings innovation and a sense of togetherness to the upcoming season.

habib koité &
bassekou kouyate

Tue | Feb 26 at 8 pm

Led by Boston Globe's "bona fide b-girl," Ephrat Asherie Dance makes its West Coast debut with Odeon, a high-energy, hybrid hip-hop work performed with live music.

ephrat asherie dance

Thurs | Feb 28 at 8 pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Msaki & the Golden Circle show at ArtPower on February 12 has be cancelled. For questions or concerns, please contact the box office at 858.534.TIXS (8497).


Msaki and the
Golden Circle



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.



Engage with creative experiences that extend past the performance.



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 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!



Donor Benefits

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


June 18, 2018

Subscriptions On Sale

July 23, 2018

Single Tickets On Sale