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San Diego Opera Announces Current Season Will Be Its Last

March 19, 2014
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After nearly a half century on stage, San Diego Opera is taking its final bow on April 13. Its board voted 33-1 Wednesday to fold amid financial concerns.

21st San Diego Latino FIlm Festival Promises Some Good Fare

March 19, 2014
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Offerings at the 21st San Diego Latino Film Festival promise more variety than what's currently in theaters. Guest blogger Rebecca Romani has suggestions.

Review: 'Margarita'

March 18, 2014
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"Margarita" (screening as part of the San Diego Latino Film Festival that runs through Sunday) is about a smart, talented nanny living in Canada, loved by the family who employs her and in love with her law student girlfriend. But when a bike accident reveals her illegal status, Margarita receives four marriage proposals that would allow her stay in the country. Which one will she choose...if any? Read guest blogger Rebecca Romani's review.

Review: San Diego Latino Film Festival's Un Mundo Extraño

March 13, 2014
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The San Diego Latino Film Festival kicks off it’s 21st season tonight. But while it’s easy to fill the house with opening and closing night crowd pleasers, I suggest getting out of your comfort zone and checking out the bizarre world of Un Mundo Extraño.

Review: 'Caesar Must Die'

March 12, 2014
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What happens when a member of the Mafia is cast as Cesare in an Italian prison version of Julius Ceasar? Who will live and who will die? Guset blogger Rebecca Romani recommends seeing "Cesare deve morire" for the Ides of March.

Behind The Scenes: San Diego Opera's 'A Masked Ball'

March 7, 2014
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Verdi’s "A Masked Ball" is an opera famous for its finale and -- SPOILER ALERT -- I'm going to tell you how it ends.

Review: '300: Rise of An Empire'

March 7, 2014
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San Diego filmmaker and action junkie Dante Moran provides a review of "300: Rise of an Empire" (opening March 7 throughout San Diego).

Preview: Film Forward

March 7, 2014
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It’s a blessing and a curse to say that there is just too much good film stuff going on right now. In addition to Crispin Glover coming to town and a new film from Godfrey Reggio, there’s also Film Forward that kicked off last week and runs through March 9.

Review: 'Visitors'

March 6, 2014
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Filmmaker Godfrey Reggio made a name for himself partnering with composer Philip Glass on a trio of wordless documentaries beginning with “Koyaaniqatsi” 30 years ago. "Visitors" (opening March 7 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas) is his latest film and there would be more films to his credit if they weren't so hard to finance.

Interview: Actor And Filmmaker Crispin Glover

March 5, 2014
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Crispin Glover’s film “What Is It?” wants audiences to ask precisely that question. And what better way to ask that question than in person with the filmmaker. That's precisely what you'll get this weekend with "Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Shows" at the La Paloma Theater (March 7 and 8 at 7:00 p.m.).