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Film Review: 'Pieces of Lives, Pieces of Dreams'

Nov. 21, 2014
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The Algerian documentary, "Pieces of Lives, Pieces of Dreams," screening at the Third San Diego Arab Film Festival this week, celebrates art as a way of resistance.

San Diego Arab Film Festival Returns for Third Year

Nov. 20, 2014
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The San Diego Arab Film Festival promises a diverse line-up. It starts Thursday at the Museum of Photographic Arts.

Insects In Religion: Sacred Scarabs To Harbingers Of Doom

Nov. 20, 2014
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TheNAT just opened their King Tut exhibit and curator of entomology Dr. Michael Wall says ancient Egypt isn't the only culture to incorporate bugs into religion. Dr. Wall presents a lecture Thursday night called Insects in Religion: From Sacred Scarabs to Manna from Heaven.

Vista Embraces Craft Beer

Nov. 14, 2014
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San Diego Beer Week draws to a close this weekend. The ten-day event is designed to showcase craft breweries including those in Vista where beer is booming.

'The Theory Of Everything' Opts For Love Over Science

Nov. 14, 2014
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It’s that time of year when Hollywood trots out its Oscar hopefuls, and Eddie Redmayne seems assured of a nomination for his portrait of Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything” (opening in select San Diego theaters on Nov. 14).

San Diego Beer Week In Full Swing

Nov. 10, 2014
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San Diego Beer Week kicked off over the weekend with multiple events including the sold-out Guild Fest on Saturday. Here's a taste of what's to come.

15th San Diego Asian Film Festival Challenges Stereotypes

Nov. 7, 2014
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The 15th annual San Diego Asian Film Festival kicked off last night with a full house at the Reading Gaslamp Theaters. Pac-Arts' Brian Hu offers this preview.

Inaugural Point Music Film Festival Debuts Saturday

Nov. 6, 2014
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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.

Why Do We Love To Be Scared?

Oct. 30, 2014
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Halloween is big business. In addition to people spending millions on costumes, decorations and candy, 35 million people are estimated to attend some kind of haunted attraction. But if you think Disney Haunted Mansion is typical of what’s available, think again.

San Diego's McKamey Manor Takes Haunting To Extremes

Oct. 24, 2014
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A new trend in extreme haunts offers people the chance to have the “victim experience” and be made a participant in your own horror movie for up to eight hours. San Diego is home to McKamey Manor, one of the top-rated extreme haunts in the nation.

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