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New Exhibit Traces The History Of Political Cartoons

New Exhibit Traces The History Of Political Cartoons

June 23
By Beth Accomando, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

“Party Lines: The History, Art and Politics of Editorial Cartoons” opens Thursday at San Diego State University's downtown gallery. It features more than 120 political cartoons, including works by Pulitzer Prize-winner Steve Breen of The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Old Globe's 'Macbeth' Is Bloody, Bold, Resolute

Old Globe's 'Macbeth' Is Bloody, Bold, Resolute

June 29
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The Shakespearean tragedy might not have existed if it weren't for the First Folio. So it's fitting that the Old Globe is offering a bold new production of "Macbeth" while a copy of the book is in San Diego during its national tour.

Survival Guide To San Diego International Fringe

Survival Guide To San Diego International Fringe

June 23
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe Festival serves up 11 days of what it calls “eyeball bursting shows” Thursday night through July 3.

'The Neon Demon' Serves Up A Cinematic Seduction

'The Neon Demon' Serves Up A Cinematic Seduction

June 24
By Beth Accomando

The film, which opens June 24 at select San Diego area theaters, was booed at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year. That puts it in good company with “Taxi Driver” and “Pulp Fiction.”

The 'Genius' Of Editor Max Perkins

The 'Genius' Of Editor Max Perkins

June 17
By Beth Accomando

While most people know names like Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe, they might not know Max Perkins. The film "Genius" (opening June 17 in select San Diego theaters) sets out to remedy that.

Documentary 'De Palma' Lets The Bad Boy Of The American New Wave Ha...

Documentary 'De Palma' Lets The Bad Boy Of The American New Wave Have His Say

June 17
By Beth Accomando

Filmmaker Brian De Palma rose to fame in the 1970s and 1980s with “Carrie,” “Scarface” and “The Untouchables.” A new documentary that sets him in front of the camera opens June 17 at Landmark's Ken Cinema.

The Film's The Thing With The First Folio Film Series

The Film's The Thing With The First Folio Film Series

June 16
By Beth Accomando

D.J. Hopkins of San Diego State’s School of Theatre, Television and Film has curated a First Folio film series at the downtown library, and it offers a diverse range of Shakespeare film adaptations.

Irish Filmmaker Looks To Drag Queens In Cuba For 'Viva'

Irish Filmmaker Looks To Drag Queens In Cuba For 'Viva'

June 10
By Beth Accomando

"Viva" had its San Diego premiere at the San Diego Latino Film Festival this past March. Now it returns for a week-long engagement at the Digital Gym Cinema.

Bodhi Tree Concert Presents 'Brundibar,' A Children's Opera With A ...

Bodhi Tree Concert Presents 'Brundibar,' A Children's Opera With A Devastating History

June 10
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Bodhi Tree Concerts is a nonprofit organization that performs “random acts of kindness” through music and art. It will be presenting "Brundibar," a charming children’s opera with a devastating history Saturday.

'Weiner' Documentary Chronicles A Campaign Meltdown

'Weiner' Documentary Chronicles A Campaign Meltdown

June 6
By Beth Accomando

The documentary 'Weiner' opened in San Diego theaters over the weekend (Landmark Hillcrest and Arclight La Jolla) and it chronicles the mayoral campaign of Anthony Weiner.