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Lightsabers, Han Solo Dazzle Comic-Con San Diego Fans

July 13, 2015
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The parties are over, the celebrities have cleared out, and the superheroes have packed up their capes. Another Comic-Con has come to a close.

Rococo X-Men Prepare For Comic-Con Masquerade

July 9, 2015
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Comic-Con is in full swing and Thursday night there will be the second annual Her Universe Fashion Show. But the longer tradition for costumers and cosplayers at Comic-Con is the Masquerade on Saturday. One group is preparing to take the X-Men back to the Rococo style of Marie Antoinette by way of Sofia Coppola.

Canadian Filmmaker Makes First Trip To Comic-Con

July 9, 2015
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Comic-Con kicked off it’s 46th year in San Diego Wednesday with preview night. I spent the evening with a Canadian filmmaker who was making his first visit to Comic-Con. What a blast!

Comic-Con Set To Kick Off Amid News It's Staying In San Diego Until 2018

July 6, 2015
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Comic-Con is the largest pop culture convention in North America, and until at least 2018 it will remain in San Diego. Spokesman David Glanzer talks about the new contract and what's new at the convention.

San Diego Audience Reacts To '1913: Seeds Of Conflict'

June 30, 2015
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Tuesday night, PBS will air the documentary "1913: Seeds of Conflict." It explores the little-known history of Palestine during the latter part of the Ottoman Empire, a time of relative harmony between Arabs and Jews. The film screened earlier this month in San Diego at a Jewish temple. Here are some reactions from people in the audience.

Globe's 'Twelfth Night:' The Bard, Caitlyn Jenner And Gender Fluidity

June 29, 2015
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What do Caitlyn Jenner and William Shakespeare have in common? Quite a bit, according to The Old Globe’s artistic director. Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” (running through July 26) takes on gender issues in a surprisingly resonant manner amidst the current media buzz of Bruce Jenner making the transition to Caitlyn Jenner.

Real Life And Art Intersect At La Jolla Playhouse's 'Come From Away'

June 28, 2015
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“Come From Away,” the world premiere musical that opened at the La Jolla Playhouse in May, was inspired by the true story of what happened when 38 planes were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, on Sept. 11, 2001. Recently, art and real life intersected at the Playhouse.

'The Overnight' Is Like A Horror Film Where 'Sex Is The Monster'

June 26, 2015
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"The Overnight” (opening at AMC La Jolla 12 and Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas on June 26) has been stirring buzz since its premiere at Sundance earlier this year. It's a raunchy comedy but with more than sex on its mind.

'We Are Still Here' Slow Build, Big Pay Off

June 26, 2015
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In an era of fast food entertainment, “We Are Still Here” (opening June 25 at the Digital Gym Cinema) serves up a slow meal of haunted house horrors.

Old Globe Presents Summer Shakespeare Films

June 25, 2015
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It’s summer so that means Shakespeare takes the stage at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. But for its 80th anniversary, the Globe is adding a twist to the Summer Shakespeare season — films.