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'A Growing Passion' Takes On San Diego Hops

April 20, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

After an unusually rainy winter In Southern California, it seems nearly every patch of earth is in bloom. It is not something San Diego gardeners are used to, but it is a fitting time to catch the new season of KPBS' "A Growing Passion."

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'Crossing South' To Continue Exploring Tijuana, Northern Baja In Sixth Season

April 11, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Michael Lipkin

In this season, host Jose Meraz visits the first Indian restaurant in Baja, a water park with a slide that has a launch ramp and an open water aquarium where tuna are bred. He also explores the emerging beer brewing scene in Baja.

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Podcast Episode 111: The Voice Behind 'Samurai Jack'

March 10, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The wait is finally over. After 13 years "Samurai Jack" is back for his fifth and final season and I speak with Phil LaMarr, the voice actor who has brought Jack to life since his debut in 2001.

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Finally! 'Samurai Jack' Returns

March 10, 2017
By Beth Accomando

When “Samurai Jack” went off the air in 2004, it left fans hanging in regards to the fate of their time traveling hero. But Jack is back this Saturday, March 11, to launch a long-awaited season five on Adult Swim.

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Podcast Episode 107: ACE Editors Discuss The Art Of Editing

Jan. 31, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning editor Thelma Schoonmaker and Emmy-winning editor Janet Ashikaga received Career Achievement Honors at the American Cinema Editors (ACE) Eddie Awards. They talk about the art of editing.

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Podcast Episode 81: Hail To The King, Bruce Campbell

June 22, 2016
By Beth Accomando

June 22 is Bruce Campbell's birthday. That's cause for celebration and I am calling this podcast Hail to the King, Bruce Campbell in his honor.

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Podcast Episode 75: San Diego To Broadway

May 13, 2016
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie serves up two archive interviews featuring Steve Martin and George Takai, both of whom have musicals currently on Broadway that premiered at the Old Globe Theatre.

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'A Growing Passion' Springs Into 4th Season On KPBS

April 7, 2016
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

From water-wise gardening to beneficial insects and California's citrus industry, the new season of KPBS' television series "A Growing Passion" brings a lot of variety.

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Podcast 68: WonderCon 2016 And Comic-Con HQ

March 27, 2016
By Beth Accomando

WonderCon 2016 took place over the weekend in Los Angeles, and KPBS' Beth Accomando took advantage of the event to talk with Seth Laderman of Comic-Con HQ and Ted Adams of IDW Publishing.

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Comic-Con Video Service To Open Access Yet Reserve Exclusivity

March 15, 2016
By Beth Accomando

On Monday, Comic-Con International and Lionsgate unveiled launch plans for Comic-Con HQ, its newly named subscription video on demand platform.

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Saying Goodbye To 'Downton Abbey' And The Dowager Countess

March 4, 2016
By Angela Carone

One of the best reasons to watch "Downton Abbey" over the last six seasons was the Dowager Countess of Grantham. Just ask the internet.

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San Diego Film Industry Focus Of New KPBS Series

Feb. 2, 2016
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The new six-part television series "FILM INDIEGO" airs Thursdays on KPBS TV.

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San Diego Film Industry In For An Uphill Climb

Oct. 5, 2015
By Steve Walsh

San Diego was once a regular home for film and TV production. Getting back to that place will be tough but worth it.

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The Imperfect Perfection Of Comic-Con

July 15, 2015
By Beth Accomando

With 600 hours of programming, a quarter mile of exhibit hall and an ever-widening radius of outside activity, Comic-Con is sensory overload and all you can hope to do is taste a tiny sample of the pop culture smorgasbord.

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Conan O'Brien Kicks Off 4-Night San Diego Run Of His Show

July 8, 2015
By City News Service

The show will take place at Spreckels Theatre in downtown San Diego, where Comic-Con International is getting underway.