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Streaming of "The History of Joy - Generations & Sacred Rituals

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Humor & acceptance seen thru moments of everyday magic & extraordinary possibility. Contemporary dance, spoken word, theatre, talks & more.

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Take an unforgettable theatrical journey through moments of everyday magic and extraordinary possibility. In partnership with award-winning poet laureate nominee Gill Sotu, “The History of Joy” is a 4-part series of cinematic performances inspired by real-life stories of struggle, beauty, and triumph. Each segment will be accompanied by creative interpretations of the theme by some of San Diego’s most innovative organizations in dance, theatre, opera, puppetry, visual arts, and more. Inspired by the 8 pillars of joy outlined in The Book of Joy – written by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Doug Abrams.

Produced in partnership with The Rosin Box Project, the theme for this segment is Generations & Sacred Rituals, and it explores the pillars of "humor" and "acceptance". Featuring creative content and conversations by the San Diego Shakespeare Society, Konstellation Press, Malashock Dance, Project BLANK, and PGK Dance Project.

Streaming now through 2021

$10 suggested donation

Pay What You Can or Pay it Forward

Includes Complimentary access to ART SAN DIEGO CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR OCT. 1-3, 2021

Read what people are saying about this streaming event:

"The presentation was superb. I was truly moved by the entire experience. There was so much substance."

"The Shakespeare Society segment was terrific. And Gill Sotu is a brilliant writer. Congratulations on work truly well done."

"I can’t express how joyful tonight was. What talent we have here in San Diego, thank you for this evening. I was never bored for an instant!"

"I loved it..I was laughing and crying.. the mother and daughter scene was soooo good and I loved the other stories. Great work!"

"Bravo! A veritable virtual arts festival."

"This event encouraged me to find joys in small ways."

"The film was superb, beautifully acted, especially the mother-daughter segment."


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ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT: Gill Sotu is a navy veteran, a multi-faceted poet, playwright, musician, DJ, and performing artist. He is a two time Grand Slam Poetry Champion, two time Raw Performing artist of the year, and a three time TEDx San Diego presenter. Currently, he is a teaching artist and a commissioned playwright with The Old Globe Theatre, a program director and teaching artist with Intrepid Theatre, Creative Director for TEDx San Diego, as well as the Artist In Residence at Makers Church. He has been commissioned to produce original pieces for leading arts and community organizations such as: The San Diego Symphony, The Unity Way of San Diego County, Feeding America, SD Fringe Fest, and the San Diego Opera to name a few.


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VANGUARD CULTURE is an inclusive 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to advancing San Diego’s Creative Industries. We provide quality arts journalism, cutting edge events, and professional development that create arts jobs, bring diverse communities together and inspire collaboration among industry professionals from the visual, performing, and culinary arts.

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Vanguard Culture is an inclusive 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to advancing San Diego’s Creative Industries. We provide quality arts journalism, cutting edge events, and professional development that create arts jobs, bring diverse communities together and inspire creative collaboration among the visual, performing, and culinary arts. Learn more about our vision HERE.

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