Arts & Culture
- Feb. 23
- By Beth Accomando
The new film “A United Kingdom” (opening Feb. 24 at Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas and Arclight La Jolla) turns to a true story about an African king and his British bride. Director Amma Asante talks about the appeal of using history as source material.
The 89th annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and politics of one sort or another are likely to be on display as are the most diverse group of acting nominees.
- Feb. 23
- By Nina Garin
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A man described as "the master of the non-fiction narrative" is one of the featured speakers at this year's annual Writer’s Symposium By the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University.
- Feb. 21
- By Steve Walsh
A Missouri congressman files a federal suit in response to Capitol officials removing a painting deemed controversial by a group of Republicans, including Rep. Duncan Hunter.
Kuumba Fest, a three-day festival of African-American culture, celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Pinsky and members of the Point Loma Nazarene University Jazz Combo preview their performance Tuesday on Midday Edition.
- Feb. 21
- By Beth Accomando and Sanns Dixon
The Circus Collective of San Diego had a preview performance of their new show "Specific Gravity" on Sunday in City Heights. The next stop for the show will be in Washington, D.C.
Deep within the Women’s Museum of California’s floor-to-ceiling historical archive is a weathered leather suitcase, filled with photographs and mementos from Grace Robinson, who served in the WAVES, a U.S. Navy’s women’s reserve program during World War II.
William Shakespeare's character of Sir John Falstaff had a larger than life presence in the "Henry IV" historical plays and in the comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Those plays provide the inspiration for Verdi's opera "Falstaff" that San Diego Opera premieres Feb. 18 at the Civic Theatre.