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The Old Globe Announces New Managing Director

The Old Globe Announces New Managing Director

July 25
By City News Service

The Old Globe Theater in San Diego announced Monday that Timothy Shields will become managing director beginning in October, succeeding Michael Murphy.

Bidding Farewell To Another Comic-Con: Hall H, Cosplay And A Death ...

Bidding Farewell To Another Comic-Con: Hall H, Cosplay And A Death Star Coffee Table

July 24
By Beth Accomando

The 48th annual Comic-Con International came to a close on Sunday night. Here are a few highlights.

San Diego Blood Bank Gets Record Number Of Donations At Comic-Con

San Diego Blood Bank Gets Record Number Of Donations At Comic-Con

July 24
By City News Service

More than 1,800 units of blood were collected during the four days of Comic-Con International, the San Diego Blood Bank announced Monday.

Silicon Valley Composer Transforms Steve Jobs’ Life Story Into Opera

Silicon Valley Composer Transforms Steve Jobs’ Life Story Into Opera

July 24
Chloe Veltman/KQED

Composer and electronica DJ Mason Bates is listening intently to the sound of a clicking computer key through speakers rigged up to a laptop in his Burlingame music studio.

'The Martian' Novelist Andy Weir On The Importance Of Getting Scien...

'The Martian' Novelist Andy Weir On The Importance Of Getting Science Right

July 24
By David Wagner, Michael Lipkin

The science in "The Martian" is so realistic it is being used as a high school science textbook, teaching students about chemistry and physics.

Most Talked About Moments At Comic-Con 2017

Most Talked About Moments At Comic-Con 2017

July 23
By Elma Gonzalez

Take a look at the top trending San Diego Comic-Con 2017 moments.

Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English Learners ...

Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English Learners And History Students)

July 21
By Megan Burks

The San Diego Central Library this year continues its tradition of melding Comic-Con and education. This weekend it will host teachers from Helix Charter High School who use comics to teach everything from algebra to French history.

What To Expect At Comic-Con 2017: A Conversation With Organizer Dav...

What To Expect At Comic-Con 2017: A Conversation With Organizer David Glanzer

July 21
By Beth Accomando, KPBS News

San Diego’s biggest event is underway. Comic-Con International draws more than 130,000 pop culture fans every year, and this year is no different.

MAD Magazine Cartoonist Looks Back On 47 Years Of Comic-Con

MAD Magazine Cartoonist Looks Back On 47 Years Of Comic-Con

July 21
By Katie Schoolov

A MAD Magazine cartoonist compares the first Comic-Con in 1970 to today's crowded, pop culture extravaganza.

Comic Book Fans Meet Creators At Booths, Panels

Comic Book Fans Meet Creators At Booths, Panels

July 21
By Beth Accomando

Comic-Con 2017 is off and running, and here is one booth to check out and a cool not-to-miss panel.

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