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Culture Shock's Hip Hop Nutcracker Opens At Spreckels Theatre

Jan. 2, 2015
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Local hip hop dance company Culture Shock is reinventing a holiday classic. It opens on Saturday at downtown's Spreckel's Theatre.

San Diego Jazz Great Daniel Jackson Dead At 77

Sept. 4, 2014
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Daniel Jackson, saxophonist, pianist, composer, and music teacher with a decades long career in the San Diego jazz scene, died Wednesday of a prolonged illness.

The Wild True Tale Behind La Jolla Playhouse's 'Ether Dome'

July 25, 2014
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The La Jolla Playhouse’s new play "Ether Dome" shows how ambition, betrayal and drugs played a part in the discovery of anesthesia, which changed the course of medical history.

New Timken Director Will Run Museum From New York

July 17, 2014
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The new director of the Timken Museum of Art will be based in New York City. He replaces John Wilson, who abruptly resigned two weeks ago after six years at the helm. KPBS looks at what this might mean for the future of this small but cherished museum in Balboa Park.

San Diego Opera Settles With Ian Campbell

July 17, 2014
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The San Diego Opera reaches an employment settlement with former general and artistic director Ian Campbell.

The Battle To Save CHE Café

July 11, 2014
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CHE Café, a UC San Diego underground music venue and hotbed for progressive politics for more than 30 years, might have to close because university officials say it's unsafe. The student volunteers who run it are putting up a fight.

City Finds More Money For San Diego Opera

July 7, 2014
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The San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture replenishes its funding of the San Diego Opera in light of the company's restructuring.

San Diego Opera Adds 3 Shows To 2014-2015 Season

June 6, 2014
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"Love Duets," "We'll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith" and "El Pasado Nunca se Terminar" will join the three previously announced shows for the revitalized San Diego Opera's 50th season.

Opera Veteran Appointed New Artistic Adviser At San Diego Opera

May 30, 2014
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William Mason, former general director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, will lead San Diego Opera through transition.

Ex-San Diego Opera Chief Didn't Stand To Gain Financially If Company Closed

May 22, 2014
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An amendment to Ian Campbell's contract with San Diego Opera challenges claims that the former general director tried to shut down the company for personal gain.

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