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Don't Miss San Diego Gay Men's Chorus Holiday Show

Dec. 11
By Angela Carone
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The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus stages the holiday show "Jingle" this weekend at the Balboa Theatre.

Podcast Episode 47: Frizzi 2 Fulci

Nov. 13
By Beth Accomando
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Italian film composer Fabio Frizzi made his first tour of the U.S. this year with a tribute concert to director Lucio Fulci called Frizzi 2 Fulci. I saw the concert in L.A. last month and caught up with Frizzi in Wales for my first overseas Cinema Junkie podcast.

Podcast Episode 44: San Diego Asian Film Festival Celebrates Its Sweet 16

Nov. 4
By Beth Accomando
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The San Diego Asian Film Festival celebrates its sweet 16 this year. Artistic director Brian Hu talked about programming the festival and highlights some festival offerings.

Day Of The Dead: San Diego Concert Honors Late Mariachi Musicians

Oct. 29
Midday Edition
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Mariachi Champaña Nevin and Tijuana-born soprano Mónica Ábrego will celebrate musical legends in the eighth annual Day of the Dead concert to benefit the future of mariachi music.

San Diego Airport To Host Music Ensemble Performing 'Music For Airports'

Oct. 26
By Angela Carone
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Progressive music ensemble Bang on a Can All-Stars will perform Brian Eno's "Music For Airports" in the San Diego International Airport's Terminal 2. San Diego's airport will be the first in the U.S. to host the ensemble.

Podcast Episode 41: Tribute To 'Re-Animator The Musical'

Oct. 23
By Beth Accomando
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This week's horror-themed October Cinema Junkie podcast pays tribute to "Re-Animator The Musical."

Podcast Episode 37: Take A Tour Of Surgeons' Hall Museum With Mr. Horror Musical

Oct. 9
By Beth Accomando
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If you have ever had the secret desire to look through medical books with their explicit photos of disease, deformities and medical science, then I have the perfect thing for you.

Adams Avenue Street Fair Takes Over Normal Heights

Sept. 24
Midday Edition
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Ahead of the annual music festival in Normal Heights, San Diego country artist Sara Petite performs live in the KPBS studios.

Old Globe Stages World Premiere of 'In Your Arms'

Sept. 24
By Beth Accomando
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Imagine hiring 10 of the best playwrights in the United States and then not using a single word they’ve written. Find out why in this look at the creative process behind the world premiere of the Old Globe Theatre’s "In Your Arms."

Tenor René Barbera Sings For San Diego

Sept. 17
Midday Edition
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San Diego Opera brings back rising star Rene Barbera for a solo recital this Saturday at the Balboa Theater.

Oscar-Winning Actor George Chakiris Makes San Diego Appearance

Aug. 22
Midday Edition
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The 1961 film "West Side Story" screened in August at the Old Globe's Lowell Davies Festival Stage with actor George Chakiris holding a Q&A before the film.

Checking In On The California Center For The Arts In Escondido

Sept. 4
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov
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The California Center for the Arts in Escondido has faced some economic challenges in recent years, but it is now rebounding and about to launch its 2015-16 season.

Stay Classy: NPR’s Ari Shaprio Sings With Pink Martini At Shelter Island

Sept. 3
Midday Edition
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People have heard his dulcet tones delivering the news on KPBS, but longtime NPR journalist Ari Shapiro can also sing.

Rare Shostakovich Concerts Come To La Jolla SummerFest

Aug. 19
By Angela Carone
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As part of the SummerFest music festival, the La Jolla Music Society is presenting a weekend of chamber music by Russian composer Dimitri Shostakovich.

Tiki Oasis Heads Into Space For 2015

Aug. 13
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker
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Tiki Oasis boasts that it’s the biggest Tiki weekender on the planet — actually that’s been amended to “in the solar system” since this year’s theme is Yesterday’s Future Today.