Arts & Culture
This Sunday, Jan. 22, Film Geeks San Diego launches its second year-long film series. Big Trouble in Little Cinema: The Films of John Carpenter kicks off at Digital Gym Cinema with the director's theatrically released student film, "Dark Star."
Everyone knows that simple Slinkys are rather remarkable toys, but why and how do they seem to walk? The Fleet Science Center is putting on an exhibit Saturday on the physics behind common toys.
- Jan. 19
- By Nina Garin
Overwhelmed by film festivals? This week's Ask KPBS/Arts breaks down the process just in time for film festival season.
- Jan. 18
- By Beth Accomando
With rains predicted for later this week you may not think an outdoor movie theater would be your best bet for weekend entertainment. But Cinema Under the Stars can be your perfect stormy weather venue.
- Jan. 18
- By Marissa Cabrera
For the last decade, "Portland Cello Project" has been playing modern music on the classical four-stringed instrument. The group will take the stage at the California Center for the Arts, Sunday, Jan. 22.
"Breaking Point" is a documentary about the shrinking Salton Sea and what could happen if the problem isn't addressed. It's produced and directed by Bill Wisneski, a producer for Palomar College Television.
From an 81-year-old competitive runner to a 71-year-old who uses public transportation for volunteering all over San Diego, KPBS television's new 6-part documentary series, "Re'flect, Successful Aging Defined," tells their stories.
From an undeveloped site occupied by protestors in the 1970s to a National Historic Landmark, Chicano Park has had an extraordinary history. Chicano Park advocates are hoping for one more prize for the park: a museum.
- Jan. 13
- By Tarryn Mento
Would you let a stranger perform your story on stage? What if it was about the loss of a loved one? That’s what artists working with the Old Globe Theater asked of City Heights residents.
Four high-profile comedians will be in San Diego on the same day. Which one will you pick?