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San Diego Opera Extends Final Act

March 31, 2014
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Opera closure postponed by two weeks and board opts to salvage 2015 anniversary season.

Drama At San Diego Opera Enters Second Act

March 31, 2014
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Directors of the San Diego Opera meet Monday to reexamine their vote to shutter the venerable arts institution. Some board members say they didn't have all the information they needed, including an internal investigation into management's tactics.

Balboa Park Centennial Committee Members Apologize For Failure

March 24, 2014
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The committee in charge of planning a yearlong party in 2015 at Balboa Park spent $2.6 million that came from taxpayers, and now the group is out of business. KPBS interviewed committee members, museum leaders and community members to find out what went wrong.

MCASD La Jolla Chooses Architect For Expansion

March 14, 2014
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MCASD has chosen New York-based Selldorf Architects to design an expansion planned for the La Jolla museum.

Del Mar House Provides Artists Sanctuary, For Now

March 3, 2014
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In an enclave in Del Mar, a group of artists have transformed a dated, rundown home into an artist community and gallery space. But they don’t own the house, and the house has a date with the wrecking ball.

UC San Diego Researchers Try To Quiet Noisy Hospitals

Feb. 25, 2014
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Hospitals can be noisy places, which makes it tough for patients to sleep and heal. At a UCSD lab, researchers are using technology to cut through the clamor and create some peace and quiet in clinical settings.

Ayad Akhtar's Muslim-American Culture Clash Comes To La Jolla Playhouse

Feb. 14, 2014
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A play about clashing generations in a Muslim family opens at the La Jolla Playhouse. “The Who and the What” was written by Ayad Akhtar, who won last year’s Pulitzer Prize for drama.

Critics Honor Best In San Diego Theater

Feb. 11, 2014
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A musical that premiered in San Diego and is now on Broadway took home top honors at the 2013 Craig Noel Awards, which celebrates the best in San Diego theater.

Leonard Knight, Creator of Salvation Mountain, Dies At 82

Feb. 10, 2014
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Leonard Knight devoted his life to painting a desert mountain that carried the message 'God is Love.' He died Monday in El Cajon.

Art Rescued By 'Monuments Men' At San Diego Museum of Art

Feb. 7, 2014
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"The Monuments Men," staring George Clooney, opens this weekend. The true story of how these men rescued artwork looted by the Nazis in World War II has a San Diego connection.