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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Have An Arty Halloween

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Have An Arty Halloween

Oct. 28
By Nina Garin

If you'd like to celebrate Halloween without a pumpkin patch or haunted house in sight, here are some options.

San Diego Opera's 'Cinderella' Is Darker But Still Charming

San Diego Opera's 'Cinderella' Is Darker But Still Charming

Oct. 21
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

If you think of the Disney animated film any time someone mentions "Cinderella" then think again. The new San Diego Opera production of Rossini’s "Cinderella" is darker and more complex but just as charming.

'Miss You Like Hell' Brings Broadway Stars To La Jolla Playhouse

'Miss You Like Hell' Brings Broadway Stars To La Jolla Playhouse

Oct. 26
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The New York Times called it, "one of the most anticipated new musicals of the season to not have its premiere in New York."

'Lizard Boy,' A Coming-Of-Age Comic Book Superhero Musical

'Lizard Boy,' A Coming-Of-Age Comic Book Superhero Musical

Oct. 6
By Beth Accomando, Matthew Bowler

It started as a one-man show at Seattle Repertory Theatre and has since evolved into a three-person comic book rock musical now on stage at Diversionary Theatre.

A Theater First: Cygnet Pairs Two August Wilson Plays

A Theater First: Cygnet Pairs Two August Wilson Plays

Sept. 19
By Nina Garin

The Old Town theater stages "Seven Guitars" and "King Hedley II," two of August Wilson's plays that feature similar characters and themes.

Native American Rock Opera Comes To San Diego

Native American Rock Opera Comes To San Diego

Oct. 12
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The new production "Something Inside Is Broken" about the Nisenan Indian tribe in Northern California and how it was affected by the gold rush comes to the California Center for the Arts this weekend.

Fall Arts 2016: Highlights From Theater, Music And Visual Arts

Fall Arts 2016: Highlights From Theater, Music And Visual Arts

Sept. 23
By Nina Garin, Alison St John

Arts writers Seth Combs, James Chute and Nina Garin discuss their top picks for San Diego's robust fall arts season.

Moxie Theatre's 'Peerless' Riffs On 'Macbeth'

Moxie Theatre's 'Peerless' Riffs On 'Macbeth'

Sept. 22
By Beth Accomando, Matthew Bowler

The playhouse strives to showcase female playwrights and plays with dynamic women characters. Its current production "Peerless" offers a reimagining of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth."

San Diego Opera Debuts Performance Dedicated To Veterans

San Diego Opera Debuts Performance Dedicated To Veterans

Sept. 21
By Steve Walsh

The San Diego Opera debuts Soldier Songs, an opera dedicated to telling the stories of veterans from several conflicts. The performances are also seen as a way of helping veterans in the audience tell their stories.

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At 'The Lion King'

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At 'The Lion King'

Sept. 21
By Nina Garin

What does it take to put on one of the most popular stage musicals in the world? We go backstage at Disney's "The Lion King."

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Kaaboo And Roald Dahl Day

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Kaaboo And Roald Dahl Day

Sept. 16
By Nina Garin

This weekend brings a giant music festival, a 100th birthday celebration and more.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Lion King' To Animal Photography

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Lion King' To Animal Photography

Sept. 9
By Nina Garin

This weekend brings a little bit of everything from animal photography to comedy, and much more.

'Tiger Style!' Tackles Asian-American Experience With Humor

'Tiger Style!' Tackles Asian-American Experience With Humor

Sept. 6
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A new comedy at the La Jolla Playhouse tells the story of two Asian-American siblings struggling with their careers and romantic lives. Mike Lew, who has found success in New York as a playwright, returns home for the play's West Coast premiere.

La Jolla Playhouse Restages 'The Bitter Game' In Southeast San Diego

La Jolla Playhouse Restages 'The Bitter Game' In Southeast San Diego

Sept. 2
By Nina Garin

The intimate show about excessive police force was written by, and stars, UC San Diego MFA graduate Keith A. Wallace.

Podcast Episode 88: Wild And Crazy Steve Martin Gets Serious About ...

Podcast Episode 88: Wild And Crazy Steve Martin Gets Serious About Comedy

Aug. 27
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The comic-turned-playwright's latest work, "Meteor Shower," has its world premiere at the Old Globe.