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California Center for the Arts, Escondido

Address: 340 North Escondido Boulevard, Escondido, CA 92025
Phone Number: 760 839 4140
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Ranked #6 of 24 Activities in Escondido
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Museums
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I have lived in Escondido a long time and am delighted by the new fresh format of the Arts Center. I attended the Jesse Cook Concert recently-a sellout and for good reason. He was great and the performance was enhanced by the 400 seat--Center Theater. It was like having Jesse over to the house. The last 3 songs were sung... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My husband and I drove to see Pink Martini from South OC. It was an easy drive (even a bit closer than LA venues). Free parking. The seats are comfortable, wide and have lots of leg room, acoustics were good. Home afterwards in 52 minutes.

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San Diego
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72 reviews 72 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have attended a few performances at this venue. The Center is a great combination of large and smaller stages, art displays, and overall presence.

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Escondido, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Seating was good all over. Elevatore handy for 2nd floor handicap seating. Enjoyed the show. Also saw another day the Flaminco Guitar player and dancers. They were ok, but I wouldn't see them again.

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Escondido, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been going to this establishment since it opened. I even watch it be built . I have seen it grow, and fall, and stumble, and get up over the years. This place has so much potential, but no strong direction. It appears that there are too many hands in the soup here. There are two many people making... More 

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Orange County, California
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40 attraction reviews
397 helpful votes 397 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went here for the annual charitable Holiday Candlelight Vigil. The associated charity auction, and hot chocolate etc., were nice touches. Jose Feliciano performed, and all of the artists were talented and generous with their time. Afterward all involved meet outside in the large courtyard for a candlelight vigil and sing "Silent Night." Beautiful experience. Glad I could be a... More 

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Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A great place to see a play, or a show! I'm going for a Gem Show on May 29 & 30. Hope to see you there'.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Once a month the entire family is invited to participate in a creative art activity that relates to a current show or event at the Center. The January theme was jazz. Upcoming dates and themes include February 8: Classical Cello March 8: Spring/Seussical April 12: Piano May 10: String Quartet June 14: Summer The programs are free and no registration... More 

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Oceanside, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I went for a formal event. It was good. The center is very nice and I'm sure all events are well presented.

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Olivenhain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Love the acoustics, availability of parking, and proximity to Grand Ave and its restaurants. Not a bad seat the house. We enjoy the array of concerts presented there.

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