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New Americans Museum At Liberty Station Reopens

Jan. 14
Midday Edition
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The museum, which celebrates the contributions of immigrants, was forced to close its doors almost five years ago.

Film Classics Return To The Big Screen At The Ken

Jan. 9
By Beth Accomando
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The Ken Cinema tested a week of classic cinema last year that drew praise and crowds. Now they serve up another week of film classics to kick off the New Year.

Paul Thomas Anderson Finds The Virtues In Thomas Pynchon's 'Inherent Vice'

Jan. 9
By Beth Accomando
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Paul Thomas Anderson is the first director ambitious enough to tackle American novelist Thomas Pynchon, who’s noted for his dense and complex novels. "Inherent Vice" (opening Jan. 9 at Landmark Theatres) proves to be a trippy take on the noir detective genre.

San Diego Repertory Theatre Presents World Premier Production Of 'Steal Heaven'

Jan. 8
Midday Edition
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"Steal Heaven," by playwright Herbert Singuenza, centers on the life and times of the late activist Abbie Hoffman. It runs through Jan. 25 at the Lyceum Theatre.

'Mr. Turner' Brings Painter To Vivid Life

Jan. 8
By Beth Accomando
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Director Mike Leigh is known for fashioning scripts from a long improvisational process with his actors. He puts this to good use to breathe life into "Mr. Turner" (opening Friday at Arclight La Jolla) about innovative landscape painter J.M.W. Turner.

U-T San Diego Cartoonist Steve Breen Reacts To Paris Killings

Jan. 7
By KPBS
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Steve Breen, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist, issued a statement Wednesday condemning the killing of four cartoonists and eight others at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo.

Del Mar Pines School Wins National Art Award

Jan. 6
Chris Chan
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The elementary school students who won for their mural of sea turtles said they plan to donate their earnings to a local hospital.

AC/DC, Drake, Jack White Part Of Coachella Festival Lineup

Jan. 6
Associated Press
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The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival takes place over two weekends in April in Indio.

'Hot Guys Dancing' Delivers What The Title Promises And More

Jan. 6
By Beth Accomando
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"Hot Guys Dancing" (continuing through this weekend at Diversionary Theatre) is a perfect advertising come on to reliably pack a house with gay men and straight women.

Culture Shock's Hip Hop Nutcracker Opens At Spreckels Theatre

Jan. 2
By Angela Carone
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Local hip hop dance company Culture Shock is reinventing a holiday classic. It opens on Saturday at downtown's Spreckel's Theatre.