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'A United Kingdom' Looks To The True Story Of An African King And H...

'A United Kingdom' Looks To The True Story Of An African King And His British Bride

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.

Politics And The Academy Awards

Politics And The Academy Awards

Feb. 23
By Beth Accomando, Maureen Cavanaugh

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.

Ask KPBS/Arts: Who Should I Follow On Social Media?

Ask KPBS/Arts: Who Should I Follow On Social Media?

Feb. 23
By Nina Garin

Ask KPBS/Arts helps fill your social media feed with more arts and culture.

Tracy Kidder Talks Non-Fiction Craft At Writer’s Symposium

Tracy Kidder Talks Non-Fiction Craft At Writer’s Symposium

Feb. 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

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.

Incident Involving Removal Of Capitol Painting Sparks Federal Lawsuit

Incident Involving Removal Of Capitol Painting Sparks Federal Lawsuit

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 Celebrates San Diego's Black Community

Kuumba Fest Celebrates San Diego's Black Community

Feb. 21
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Kuumba Fest, a three-day festival of African-American culture, celebrates its 25th anniversary.

US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky To Perform At Point Loma Writer's Sy...

US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky To Perform At Point Loma Writer's Symposium

Feb. 21
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Pinsky and members of the Point Loma Nazarene University Jazz Combo preview their performance Tuesday on Midday Edition.

Circus Collective Of San Diego Takes 'Specific Gravity' National

Circus Collective Of San Diego Takes 'Specific Gravity' National

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.

$5 Million Question For San Diego Organizations: What’s The Future ...

$5 Million Question For San Diego Organizations: What’s The Future Of Humanities Grants?

Feb. 20
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

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.

Larger Than Life 'Falstaff' Takes Center Stage At San Diego Opera

Larger Than Life 'Falstaff' Takes Center Stage At San Diego Opera

Feb. 17
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

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.

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