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How San Diego Bookstores Are Surviving

How San Diego Bookstores Are Surviving

Feb. 27
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

While Fifth Avenue Books in Hillcrest is closing its doors at the end of the month, other bookstores in San Diego are doing OK and surviving in what was thought to be a dying industry.

Ultimate Dinosaurs Stomp Into theNAT

Ultimate Dinosaurs Stomp Into theNAT

Feb. 27
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Something big is coming to theNAT, it is Ultimate Dinosaurs, but you will not find the dinosaurs you learned about as a kid. Instead, it is a whole new crop of dinos from the Southern Hemisphere that you may not have seen before.

The 89th Annual Oscars End With More Drama Than A Hollywood Movie

The 89th Annual Oscars End With More Drama Than A Hollywood Movie

Feb. 27
By Beth Accomando

The 89th Academy Awards concluded last night with a dramatic mix-up that initially awarded the Best Picture Oscar to "La La Land" and moments later took it back to give it to "Moonlight."

'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.

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