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Edgar Wright Kicks 'Baby Driver' Into High Gear

Edgar Wright Kicks 'Baby Driver' Into High Gear

June 29, 2017
By Beth Accomando

British filmmaker Edgar Wright is probably best known for his comedies “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz.” But his latest outing is an action packed heist film called “Baby Driver.”

Trumpet Legend Herb Alpert Discusses Upcoming San Diego C...

Trumpet Legend Herb Alpert Discusses Upcoming San Diego Concert, New Album

June 27, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Alpert and his wife Lani Hall will be performing July 6 as part of the San Diego Symphony’s Bayside Summer Nights concert series.

Fifth-Graders Perform At San Diego Airport With Switchfoo...

Fifth-Graders Perform At San Diego Airport With Switchfoot Ahead Of Annual BRO-AM Festival

June 19, 2017
By Katie Schoolov

The Grammy Award-winning band Switchfoot, which got their start in Encinitas, is in town for their annual charity surf and music festival, BRO-AM.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Beloved Bands And Farewells

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Beloved Bands And Farewells

June 9, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend you can revisit some beloved San Diego bands and say farewell to a longtime choral director.

L.A. Takedown Makes Imaginative Scores for Imaginary Films

L.A. Takedown Makes Imaginative Scores for Imaginary Films

June 8, 2017
Steve Hochman / KQED

With his bushy mustache and tousled, dare we say, disregarded hair, Aaron M. Olson looks like a mad scientist. And he makes music like one, too. There’s a chemistry, even alchemy, to the sounds he’s created with his seven-piece ensemble, L.A. Takedown.

'Shockheaded Peter' Serves Up Naughty Children And Their ...

'Shockheaded Peter' Serves Up Naughty Children And Their Misguided Parents

June 7, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Back in 1845, Heinrich Hoffman created a book of cautionary tales to teach his kids moral lessons. Those German stories, which often ended in the death of the misbehaving child, now provide the basis for the musical “Shockheaded Peter” at Cygnet Theatre.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Fairs And Wonderspaces

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Fairs And Wonderspaces

June 2, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

It is the unofficial start of summer with the opening of the San Diego County Fair, plus new dance and visual art experiences.

10 Years Of Sharing Son Jarocho Music On The US-Mexico Bo...

10 Years Of Sharing Son Jarocho Music On The US-Mexico Border

May 25, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Fandango Fronterizo, a binational musical gathering of traditional son jarocho-style music, celebrates its 10th anniversary this weekend.

San Diego Symphony Bids Farewell To Maestro Jahja Ling

San Diego Symphony Bids Farewell To Maestro Jahja Ling

May 24, 2017
By Ebone Monet

Maestro Jahja Ling conducts his final performance with the San Diego Symphony this weekend, following 13 seasons as music director.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Jazz To Joan

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Jazz To Joan

May 19, 2017
By Michael Lipkin, Nina Garin

This weekend brings jazz, art and a little bit of camp courtesy of Joan Crawford and Bette Davis.

High Tech High Media Arts Serves Up Interactive Art Exper...

High Tech High Media Arts Serves Up Interactive Art Experiences

May 16, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Guillermo Sevilla

High Tech Media Arts graduating seniors will be holding an exhibition Tuesday night of interactive art projects connecting their lives to art movements of the past. It’s called Old School Vs. Now.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Zydeco, Margaritas And Moms

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Zydeco, Margaritas And Moms

May 12, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Here's a look at some mom-friendly weekend ideas.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: The Music Of May

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: The Music Of May

May 5, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

It's a very musical weekend, with mariachis, a string quartet and even some confetti.

Two Plays Born At La Jolla Playhouse Garner Tony Nominations

Two Plays Born At La Jolla Playhouse Garner Tony Nominations

May 2, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The Tony award nominations came out Tuesday morning, and La Jolla Playhouse saw two productions that had world premieres on its stages receive recognition.

San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival Showcased Young Ta...

San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival Showcased Young Talent Over Weekend

May 1, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Over the weekend hundreds of students from kindergarten through high school performed scenes from Shakespeare in Balboa Park as part of the San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival.