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San Diego International Fringe Festival Kicks Off Third Year Thursday

July 22
By Beth Accomando
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Comic-Con is over but prepare for another kind of sensory overload with the third annual San Diego International Fringe Festival.

How San Diego Authors Respond To Changing World Of Book Publishing

July 22
Midday Edition
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What makes a best-seller? What are the key things authors need to learn about their business? Midday Edition explores an effort in San Diego to teach authors to become business people.

San Salvador Replica Floats To South Bay Shipyard

July 22
By Katie Schoolov
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San Diego Maritime Museum workers and volunteers have been working since 2011 to build the replica of the 500-year-old Spanish galleon ship that will make its formal debut in September.

Oceanside Native Chris Thile Will Be Next Host of 'A Prairie Home Companion'

July 21
By Angela Carone
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Oceanside native Chris Thile will take over hosting for Garrison Keillor who will retire from "A Prairie Home Companion" in 2016.

Conservancy Sets Priorities For Ever-Changing Balboa Park

July 21
By Angela Carone
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A look at how the five-year-old Balboa Park Conservancy plans to preserve and maintain San Diego's "crown jewel" now that there's a new CEO leading the charge.

Teen Critic Reflects on Gam3rCon

July 20
Robert Mackey
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In the sensory overload of Comic-Con, it’s easy to miss a lot. Teen critic Robert Mackey directs our attention to Gam3rCon, an event that runs at Tenth Avenue Arts Center simultaneously with but separate from Comic-Con. Here’s his summary of the event.

Japanese Monsters, El Santo, And Ephemeral Art

July 17
By Beth Accomando
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Wednesday night an art show called Japanese Monster: A Group Art Exhibition opened at Mike Hess Brewing. Twenty-three San Diego artists were displaying their work but one artist was not.

Fate Of Che Café At UCSD In Extended Limbo

July 16
By Angela Carone
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Supporters of the Che Café at UC San Diego have been given a short reprieve from eviction. They now hope to work with the university to preserve the music venue and vegan cafe.

The Game's Afoot With An Aging 'Mr. Holmes'

July 16
By Beth Accomando
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After more than a century, Sherlock Holmes’ popularity continues to rise with a play at the Globe, more of the BBC series in the wings, and now Sir Ian McKellan taking on the role of the great detective for the feature film, “Mr. Holmes” (opening July 17 in select San Diego theaters).

The Imperfect Perfection Of Comic-Con

July 15
By Beth Accomando
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With 600 hours of programming, a quarter mile of exhibit hall and an ever-widening radius of outside activity, Comic-Con is sensory overload and all you can hope to do is taste a tiny sample of the pop culture smorgasbord.