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Audio Describers Bring San Diego Opera To Visually Impaired

March 6
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker, Katie Schoolov
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The San Diego Opera provides an underutilized service called audio description. It allows the visually impaired to enjoy an opera performance more fully.  

Mira Mesa High Band Invited To Perform At Rose Parade

Feb. 27
By Matthew Bowler, City News Service
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The Mira Mesa band, nicknamed "Sapphire Sound," will be the first from the San Diego Unified School District to appear in the Rose Parade in nearly 30 years.

Framing 'Don Giovanni' At The San Diego Opera

Feb. 16
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov
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San Diego Opera opened "Don Giovanni" over the weekend. Mozart's classic is performed often but this production aims for something both modern and rooted in the 18th century.

San Diego Opera's 'La Bohème' Serves Up A Tasty Take On Puccini's Opera

Jan. 23
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov
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Food is being served at San Diego Opera’s latest production of "La Bohème" (opening Saturday at the Civic Theatre). But this food is being served on stage.

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.

Roundtable Features KPBS Editors' Top Stories of 2014

Dec. 26
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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In 2014 there was drama in the 52nd Congressional District, behind the scenes at the San Diego Opera, and among taxi owners and drivers. But pretty much none at all in the residential housing market, which is a good thing.

San Diego Opera Conductor To Step Down After 35 Years

Dec. 23
By Angela Carone
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San Diego Opera's resident conductor and longest tenured employee is stepping down after 35 years with the company.

The Blind Boys Of Alabama Coming To California Center For The Arts

Dec. 11
Midday Edition
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Tis the season for holiday music. Finding new music to celebrate Christmas is a true holiday treat. A collaboration between the celebrated gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama and legendary blues musician Taj Mahal, is just that.

Audit Says San Diego Opera Remains A 'Going Concern'

Nov. 20
By Tom Fudge
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A report by an auditing firm indicates the San Diego Opera company has landed on its feet financially, following a tumultuous year.

Jahja Ling Stepping Down At San Diego Symphony

Nov. 20
By City News Service
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Jahja Ling, the acclaimed music director of the San Diego Symphony since 2004, announced Thursday he plans to leave the organization after the 2016-17 season.

Inaugural Point Music Film Festival Debuts Saturday

Nov. 6
By Beth Accomando
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This Saturday marks the debut of the Point Music Film Festival, which prides itself as being San Diego’s “first music only” film festival. Here's a preview.

Group Marches To Protest CHE Café Eviction

Oct. 28
By Angela Carone
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The protesters delivered a petition to UCSD Chancellor Pradeep Khosla to save the CHE Café. Last week a judge ruled in favor of UCSD after it sued the collective that runs the café for refusing to vacate the building.

San Diego Hip-Hop Artists Teaming Up To Get Out The Vote Among Ex-Offenders

Oct. 17
By Megan Burks
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The San Diego ACLU and local hip-hop artists are hosting a show Friday in Barrio Logan to get out the vote among the formerly incarcerated.

San Diego Opera: Looking Ahead With COO Keith Fisher

Sept. 18
Midday Edition
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San Diego Opera's COO Keith Fisher sees a sunny horizon as he looks ahead to the company's 2014-15 season.

'Bright Star' Premieres At Old Globe Theater

Sept. 15
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker, Katie Schoolov
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The new musical "Bright Star" had its world premiere over the weekend at the Old Globe Theater.