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Playhouse's 'Freaky Friday' Adds Musical Spin To Tale Of Swapping I...

Playhouse's 'Freaky Friday' Adds Musical Spin To Tale Of Swapping Identities

Feb. 2
By Beth Accomando

Christopher Ashley is celebrating his 10th year as artistic director of the La Jolla Playhouse, and he is kicking off the new year by directing a musical adaptation of “Freaky Friday.”

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.

San Diego Futurist Imagines End Of Personal Privacy

San Diego Futurist Imagines End Of Personal Privacy

Feb. 2
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

After President Trump's advisor Kellyanne Conway used the term "alternate facts" to describe a falsehood about the inauguration turnout, demand for George Orwell's literary masterpiece "1984" quickly spiked. A new collection of short stories considers what happens when privacy vanishes and our neighbors, not government, are the ones watching.

Black Violin To Return To San Diego For Performance

Black Violin To Return To San Diego For Performance

Feb. 1
By KPBS News

The group will be performing Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido.