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BREAKTHROUGH: The Nineties- Art, Music, Food, Fashion, Live Performance

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899 Park Blvd.

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BREAKTHROUGH: The Nineties

A 1990's-Costume-Filled Evening of Spoken Word, Live Music & Dance Performances, Visual Arts, Great Wine, and Delicious Food.

SAT. September 21, 2019
7PM-10PM
$25 Creative Industry Professionals
$40 General Admission

$20 BACKSTAGE PASS (Add-On) Includes VIP front of line access, pre-show access to Rooftop with gorgeous views of Downtown, and wine tasting experience presented by Baja Wine + Food.

IDEA1 (Please use F. Street Entrance)
895 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

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Are you ready to bust out your flannel shirts, acid washed jeans, and spandex? Get ready for a throwback as Vanguard Culture presents the third of four installments of Vanguard Culture’s BREAKTHROUGH Spoken Word Series, this time we travel to The Nineties. Each event of this unique series responds creatively to catalytic moments in the history of art, science, music, fashion, pop culture, and more. You can expect world-class spoken word curated by 3x TEDx San Diego Speaker and California Poet Laureate Nominee Gill Sotu, delicious food, craft cocktails, live music and dance, VIP wine tastings, and pop up arts experiences – all themed around specific historical eras. Dress the part. There will be a Nineties dance party to close out the night!

Don't know what to wear?? Check out our LOOK BOOK on Pinterest for style ideas! https://www.pinterest.com/vanguardculture/breakthrough-the-90s-look-book/


EVENT EXPERIENCES INCLUDE:

POST SECRET
The San Diego Museum of Man’s
PostSecret Street Team will invite guests to participate in their “pop-up” postcard-making station. This San Diego County-wide project is in association with the SDMoM's current exhibition of San Diego’s beautiful, raw, and moving secrets - written on postcards. Come meet our street team, make a postcard, and add to this unique collection.

THE SOVIET POSTER SHOW

An exhibit featuring a rare collection of Glasnost and Perestroika posters from the period of Gorbachev by collector Ron Mirello. The Soviet Poster Show collection was created in 1988 for the San Diego Soviet Arts Festival. This exhibition is a nod to the the end of the Cold War which had a tremendous impact on the social and political culture of The Nineties. CLICK HERE for more information.


POST-SHOW NINETIES DANCE PARTY

Show off your best moves to some of the most popular dances of the 90’s including: Vogue, The Running Man, The Sprinkler, Kid N’ Play, the Macarena, Hammertime, Electric Slide, Roger Rabbit, Cabbage Patch, The Tootsie Roll, Heel Toe and more.


FULL BREAKTHROUGH CALENDAR:
2/16: The Roaring Twenties
4/20: The Seventies
9/21: The Nineties
11/2: The Future

Visit www.VanguardCulture.org for more information


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WHERE TO PARK: On most days there is plenty of street parking in this area. Many meters are free after 6pm in Downtown. Pay careful attention to street signs. We are not liable for any parking violations.

WHERE TO PARK DURING A PADRES GAME: Generally there is plenty of street parking around IDEA1 before 6:30pm on game nights. The Park it on Market parking structure (614 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101) is a 9 minute walk from IDEA1.

UBER or LYFT: Don’t want to UBER/LYFT the entire distance? Park near Balboa Park and UBER/LYFT to IDEA1 (899 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101).

TROLLEY: Take ORANGE or BLUE LINE to “City College Station" Trolley Stop. Walk two blocks South and make a left on F Street to Main entrance (4 minute walk) To view all of the transit stations with parking visit https://www.sdmts.com/rider-info/transit-station-parking ($2.50 each way).

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