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‘Justice League’ Is Just Meh

‘Justice League’ Is Just Meh

Nov. 16
By Beth Accomando

The latest DC film, “Justice League,” arrives in theaters this week, and the best I can say is that it’s easier to watch than “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

Fringe Festival Organizers From Across North America Gather In San ...

Fringe Festival Organizers From Across North America Gather In San Diego

Nov. 15
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe Festival is not until next June but Fringe Festival organizers from across North America are currently gathering at the Spreckels Theatre for its annual conference.

San Diego International Fringe Hit 'Josephine' Returns For Encore P...

San Diego International Fringe Hit 'Josephine' Returns For Encore Performance

Nov. 15
By Beth Accomando

Last year "Josephine" won Outstanding Solo Performance and Best Show at San Diego International Fringe Festival. The one-woman dream cabaret pays tribute to singer-dancer Josephine Baker. Now, "Josephine" returns to where it all began, the Spreckels Theatre for one performance this Friday.

San Diego Asian Film Festival Opens Thursday Night At theNAT

San Diego Asian Film Festival Opens Thursday Night At theNAT

Nov. 9
By Beth Accomando

The 18th annual San Diego Asian Film Festival launches Thursday night with "Oh Lucy" screening at the San Diego Natural History Museum's Kaplan Theater and continues through Nov. 18 at multiple venues.

'As One' Is A Modern Opera About Transitioning

'As One' Is A Modern Opera About Transitioning

Nov. 10
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

You don’t generally think of opera as ripped from the headlines, but San Diego Opera’s production of "As One" has a distinctly contemporary feel. The latest dētour series production tackles a transgender story through the character of Hannah, who’s portrayed by two singers — a baritone and mezzo soprano.

'Thor' Is Not The Only Film Opening This Weekend

'Thor' Is Not The Only Film Opening This Weekend

Nov. 3
By Beth Accomando

Marvel’s "Thor: Ragnarok" may overshadow all other films opening this weekend, but if the lines are too long there are plenty more films to choose from.

 San Diego Arab Film Festival: New Cinema From The Maghreb

San Diego Arab Film Festival: New Cinema From The Maghreb

Oct. 28
By Rebecca Romani

When the Arab Spring swept through North Africa, the economic and political unrest threatened to take the regions film industry down with it. Guest blogger Rebecca Romani says North African cinema is back and stronger than ever, as this weekend's screening at the SAn Diego Arab Film Festival show.

'Tom Of Finland' Paints Portrait Of Gay Artist

'Tom Of Finland' Paints Portrait Of Gay Artist

Oct. 27
By Beth Accomando

The new film "Tom of Finland" (opening Friday at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas) looks to the artist whose erotic drawings influenced the fantasies of a generation of gay men.

San Diego Arab Film Festival: New Entries From Egypt, Lebanon

San Diego Arab Film Festival: New Entries From Egypt, Lebanon

Oct. 26
By Rebecca Romani

Guest blogger Rebecca Romani says a new Lebanese film about a blind musician forced to discover his true identity and a political thriller about a TV preacher who faces off against the Egyptian State are two of the stronger films screening at this year's San Diego Arab Film Festival.

Bruce Campbell Signing At Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

Bruce Campbell Signing At Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

Oct. 26
By Beth Accomando

Bruce Campbell, a Comic-Con favorite for his role as Ash in the "Evil Dead" movies and Starz show, was at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore Thursday to sign his new book, "Hail to the Chin."

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