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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Rolodex and Roosters

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Rolodex and Roosters

Feb. 10
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Remember secretary pools and rotary phones? Travel back to those days, or even further, with these top weekend events.

Ask KPBS/Arts: What's Your Favorite Venue?

Ask KPBS/Arts: What's Your Favorite Venue?

Feb. 9
By Nina Garin

Not all performance venues are made equally, so this week's Ask KPBS/Arts spotlights a few favorites.

San Diego County Teachers Infuse Art In Core Academic Subjects

San Diego County Teachers Infuse Art In Core Academic Subjects

Feb. 9
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

The Centers for Research on Creativity at UCLA have been studying the impact of a program that helps San Diego County teachers incorporate the arts into core academic subjects.

San Diego Jewish Film Festival Kicks Off 27th Year

San Diego Jewish Film Festival Kicks Off 27th Year

Feb. 9
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Jewish Film Festival kicks off its 27th year Thursday night with the San Diego Premiere of "On the Map," about the 1977 Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team that became “the team of the nation” when they brought the first European Cup to Israel by beating the four-time defending champions, the Soviet Red Army team.

Podcast Episode 108: James Baldwin And 'I Am Not Your Negro'

Podcast Episode 108: James Baldwin And 'I Am Not Your Negro'

Feb. 8
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie podcast celebrates Black History Month by speaking with filmmaker Raoul Peck about his Oscar-nominated documentary, "I Am Not Your Negro" (opening Feb. 10 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas), based on the writings of James Baldwin.

Border Film Week Goes To Tijuana

Border Film Week Goes To Tijuana

Feb. 7
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The 11th annual Border Film Week returns Tuesday with four days of film screenings and panel discussions in San Diego and Tijuana.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Matilda' To Lang Lang

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Matilda' To Lang Lang

Feb. 3
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend "Matilda" makes its San Diego debut, plus experience the inaugural AMT Festival.

New Documentary Pays Tribute To Japanese Actor Toshiro Mifune

New Documentary Pays Tribute To Japanese Actor Toshiro Mifune

Feb. 3
By Beth Accomando

The documentary "Mifune: The Last Samurai" played at the San Diego Asian Film Festival last year. Now it gets a theatrical engagement at Landmark's Ken Cinema.

San Diego's Imperial Court Celebrates 45th 'Coronation'

San Diego's Imperial Court Celebrates 45th 'Coronation'

Feb. 3
By Andrew Bowen

The International Imperial Court System is a fraternal and charitable organization with a twist: It's ruled by drag queens. The San Diego chapter celebrates the crowning of its 45th "emperor" and "empress" on Saturday.

Ask KPBS/Arts: What (Football-Free Thing) Can I Do On Super Bowl Su...

Ask KPBS/Arts: What (Football-Free Thing) Can I Do On Super Bowl Sunday?

Feb. 2
By Nina Garin

Looking for a non-sporty alternative to Super Bowl Sunday? This week's Ask KPBS/Arts has plenty of options.