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, & more.

MARCH 25th - Social Justice

JUNE 24th - Generations & Sacred Rituals

SEPTEMBER 23rd - WomenX

NOVEMBER 18th - Our Earth

$15 per show or $50 for the series package.


  • Occurs Thursday, March 25th, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Occurs Thursday, June 24th, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Occurs Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Occurs Thursday, November 18th, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Vanguard Culture

Online event
San Diego, CA 92101


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