Arts & Culture
- July 6
After winning last year’s Tony Award for best director of a musical, Darko Tresnjak is back in San Diego with “Kiss Me, Kate."
- July 5
An advocacy group is targeting this week's annual Comic-Con convention in San Diego for failing to do enough to prevent sexual harassment. GeeksForCONsent has collected 3,000 signatures asking Comic-Con to beef up its anti-harassment policy and enforcement.
- July 3
Topics facing the baby boomer generation are finding their way to the stage. The small but mighty Intrepid Theatre Company is taking on some big issues.
- July 2
Firework displays are scheduled for Friday and Saturday across San Diego County.
- July 2
The deal was announced at a joint news conference Thursday at the San Diego Central Library by Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Comic-Con spokesman David Glanzer.
- June 30
Tuesday night, PBS will air the documentary "1913: Seeds of Conflict." It explores the little-known history of Palestine during the latter part of the Ottoman Empire, a time of relative harmony between Arabs and Jews. The film screened earlier this month in San Diego at a Jewish temple. Here are some reactions from people in the audience.
- June 29
What do Caitlyn Jenner and William Shakespeare have in common? Quite a bit, according to The Old Globe’s artistic director. Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” (running through July 26) takes on gender issues in a surprisingly resonant manner amidst the current media buzz of Bruce Jenner making the transition to Caitlyn Jenner.
- June 28
“Come From Away,” the world premiere musical that opened at the La Jolla Playhouse in May, was inspired by the true story of what happened when 38 planes were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, on Sept. 11, 2001. Recently, art and real life intersected at the Playhouse.
- June 26
"The Overnight” (opening at AMC La Jolla 12 and Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas on June 26) has been stirring buzz since its premiere at Sundance earlier this year. It's a raunchy comedy but with more than sex on its mind.
- June 26
In an era of fast food entertainment, “We Are Still Here” (opening June 25 at the Digital Gym Cinema) serves up a slow meal of haunted house horrors.