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The Angelika Film Center Launches Series To Showcase Hollywood Epics

Feb. 8
By Beth Accomando, Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio
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San Diego's most recently opened luxury cinema, Angelika Film Center in Carmel Mountain, kicks off a new film series called “Movies Off the Wall” and features films from its poster wall. It will take place Monday nights in February. KPBS film critic Beth Accomando has this preview.

'Ragtime The Musical' Delivers A Message That's Still Relevant

Feb. 8
By Beth Accomando
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E.L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel “Ragtime” has inspired a feature film and a stage musical. San Diego Musical Theatre presents their production of “Ragtime The Musical” at the Spreckels Theater through Feb. 21.

San Diego Heirs Of Jewish Art Collector Get California Attorney General's Support

Feb. 5
By City News Service
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California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris asked a federal appeals court to reinstate a case brought by San Diego heirs of a Jewish art collector forced to give up a valuable Pissarro painting by Nazi functionaries.

'Hail, Caesar!' Delivers Screwball Comedy And More

Feb. 5
By Beth Accomando
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A Coen Brothers film is always something to look forward to and "Hail, Caesar!" (opening this weekend in select theaters) is no exception.

La Jolla Playhouse's 'Guards At The Taj' Is One Bloody Funny Comedy

Feb. 5
By Angela Carone
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Despite all the blood, "Guards at the Taj" is a comedy. The show runs through Feb. 28 at the La Jolla Playhouse.

Podcast Episode 59: The Self-Aware Zombie

Feb. 5
By Beth Accomando
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With "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" reanimating on screens this weekend, the time seems ripe to speak with Doctor of the Dead Arnold T. Blumberg about a recent strain of the undead — the self-aware zombie.

Weekend Preview: From A Dark Comedy To A Night Of Jazz And Dance

Feb. 4
Midday Edition
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KPBS Arts Calendar producer and editor Nina Garin discusses some of this weekend's top arts events happening around San Diego.

John Lennon Music Education Bus Stops In San Diego

Feb. 4
By Matthew Bowler
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John Lennon’s musical legacy made a stop in San Diego. The John Lennon Educational Bus Tour was at Crown Point Junior Music Academy.

San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches 26th Year With South African Drama

Feb. 4
By Beth Accomando
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The 26th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival opens Thursday night with the U.S. premiere of the South African drama "The Price of Sugar." Here are some highlights.

Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Performs In Escondido Tuesday

Feb. 2
Midday Edition
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When you think about ukulele music what comes to mind? Gentle strumming on the beaches of Waikiki? Perhaps an old Elvis movie? Prepare to be re-introduced to this charming instrument, by the amazing repertoire of the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra.

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