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Black Hair Care Pioneer Subject Of Escondido Museum Exhibit

Jan. 26
By Angela Carone
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San Diegan Willie Morrow's career and collection of hair care memorabilia are the centerpiece of a new exhibit about the history and culture surrounding African-American hair.

Broadway San Diego Announces 40th Anniversary Season

Jan. 25
By Nina Garin
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"Finding Neverland," "Cabaret," 'Matilda the Musical" and Disney's "The Lion King" are among standouts for Broadway San Diego's 2016/2017 season.

Dame Maggie Smith Finds 'Vagabond Nobility' In 'Lady In The Van'

Jan. 22
By Beth Accomando
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“Lady in the Van” tells the “mostly true story” of playwright Alan Bennett’s odd relationship with a homeless woman who camped out on his driveway for 15 years.

Podcast Episode 56: The Black Panthers And Oscar Boycott

Jan. 21
By Beth Accomando
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The screening of a documentary about the Black Panthers at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival this weekend seems oddly appropriate on the heels of the very white Academy Award nominations. Would the Black Panthers be boycotting the Oscars?

Developers Map Out San Diego Waterfront Hotel Plan

Jan. 21
By City News Service, Steve Walsh
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The leaseholders of a site next to the San Diego Convention Center announced they've submitted plans for two hotels.

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Uses Documentaries To Stir Awareness

Jan. 20
By Beth Accomando
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The Human Rights Watch Film Festival kicks off its sixth year and four days of films at the Museum of Photographic Arts on Jan. 21.

National City-Born Author 'Stunned And Humbled' By Newbery Medal

Jan. 19
Midday Edition
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Matt de la Peña is the first Latino to win the Newbery Medal, a prestigious children's literature award.

Comics Give 'Terminator 2' Live Table Read

Jan. 19
By Beth Accomando
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Are you in the mood for a movie? How about an action film that’s free but in a bar and with the roles read by comedians? Get ready for "Tabled: Terminator 2."

'Dear Black Body' Essay Contemplates Avoiding Becoming A Statistic

Jan. 18
Midday Edition
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KPBS Midday Edition speaks to Anthony Conwright, an African-American writer and teacher who grew up in Southeastern San Diego. His autobiographical essay, "Dear Black Body," was published by the Huffington Post and on his blog, Black and Wordy, in December.

Podcast Episode 55: Oscar Rants And Raves

Jan. 17
By Beth Accomando
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Cinema Junkie Podcast is back from a holiday break with a three-part show all about the Oscars.