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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: 'Waiting' And World Music

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: 'Waiting' And World Music

March 24
By Nina Garin

KPBS offers its picks for the best arts and cultural happenings for Friday, March 25, through Sunday, March 27.

Founders Of San Diego Rep Tell Theater's Origin Story

Founders Of San Diego Rep Tell Theater's Origin Story

March 22
By Angela Carone

Doug Jacobs and Sam Woodhouse founded San Diego Repertory Theatre 40 years ago. We'll learn about the theater's history and its latest production, about R. Buckminster Fuller.

San Diego REP Brings Back Play About R. Buckminster Fuller

San Diego REP Brings Back Play About R. Buckminster Fuller

March 18
By Angela Carone

"The '60s was so chaotic and troubling, and here’s like your grandfather saying, 'It’s ok, we can fix this,'" playwright D.W. Jacobs says about the architect, systems engineer and inventor.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Latin Art To Ruby Slippers

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Latin Art To Ruby Slippers

March 17
By Nina Garin

KPBS offers its picks for the best arts and cultural happenings for Friday, March 18, through Sunday, March 20.

5 Behind-The-Scenes Tidbits From The Old Globe's 'Rain'

5 Behind-The-Scenes Tidbits From The Old Globe's 'Rain'

March 16
By Nina Garin

"Rain," a world premiere Old Globe production, is based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham and is the first time Artistic Director Barry Edelstein directs a musical.

Young Artists In Balboa Park Productions Share Tales Of Favorite Toys

Young Artists In Balboa Park Productions Share Tales Of Favorite Toys

March 3
By Nina Garin

"Edward Tulane" and "Coppélia" are two new shows that feature the magic of toys, so we asked the casts about their most treasured toys.

Weekend Preview: From Modern Dance To Cat-Inspired Fashion Show

Weekend Preview: From Modern Dance To Cat-Inspired Fashion Show

Feb. 25
By Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

KPBS Arts Calendar producer and editor Nina Garin previews some of this weekend's top arts and cultural events.

San Diego Theatre Week Makes Its Debut

San Diego Theatre Week Makes Its Debut

Feb. 22
By Angela Carone

San Diego’s first-ever Theatre Week starts Monday and runs through the end of the month.

San Diego Opera Presents 'Tosca'

San Diego Opera Presents 'Tosca'

Feb. 16
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Love, villainy, murder — that's right, it’s opera season and passions are running high in San Diego Opera’s "Tosca." The opera has three remaining performances and will be broadcast on KPBS FM Saturday night.

Love Is A Battlefield With Intrepid Theatre's 'Who's Afraid Of Virg...

Love Is A Battlefield With Intrepid Theatre's 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?'

Feb. 12
By Beth Accomando

Love has been called a battlefield and one savage example of that can be found in Edward Albee’s play "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Intrepid Theatre's production is calling on a married acting couple to play Albee’s famously combative George and Martha.

UC San Diego Professor's Theater Piece Broadcast In Iran

UC San Diego Professor's Theater Piece Broadcast In Iran

Feb. 11
By Angela Carone

BBC Persian will broadcast a dramatic work by a UC San Diego professor to more than 14 million people worldwide.

Local Theater Critics Award Best In San Diego Theater

Local Theater Critics Award Best In San Diego Theater

Feb. 8
By Angela Carone

The La Jolla Playhouse was the big winner at this year's Craig Noel Awards for excellence in local theater.

'Ragtime The Musical' Delivers A Message That's Still Relevant

'Ragtime The Musical' Delivers A Message That's Still Relevant

Feb. 8
By Beth Accomando

E.L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel “Ragtime” has inspired a feature film and a stage musical. San Diego Musical Theatre presents their production of “Ragtime The Musical” at the Spreckels Theater through Feb. 21.

La Jolla Playhouse's 'Guards At The Taj' Is One Bloody Funny Comedy

La Jolla Playhouse's 'Guards At The Taj' Is One Bloody Funny Comedy

Feb. 5
By Angela Carone

Despite all the blood, "Guards at the Taj" is a comedy. The show runs through Feb. 28 at the La Jolla Playhouse.

A Parody of Real Housewives Skewers San Diego

A Parody of Real Housewives Skewers San Diego

Feb. 1
By Angela Carone

"The Realish Housewives of San Diego: A Parody" opens at the Balboa Theatre this week. It runs for three nights.