Skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

‹ Back to profile

Stories by Kris Arciaga

Tease photo for story

'The Tempest's' Prospero Gets Gender Swapped At Globe

June 18
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Actress Kate Burton is probably best known for her film role in "Big Trouble in Little China" and her TV roles in "Scandal" and "Grey’s Anatomy." Currently she stars as Prospera in the Old Globe Theatre’s gender-swapped production of Shakespeare’s "The Tempest."

Tease photo for story

'The Squirrels' Invade La Jolla Playhouse

June 15
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

La Jolla Playhouse just opened a new play by Robert Askins called "The Squirrels" and things have gotten a bit squirrelly.

Tease photo for story

Wonderspaces Brings Immersive Art Back To San Diego

June 8
By Kris Arciaga

Wonderspaces returns to San Diego Friday, shining a spotlight on 15 interactive works of art from around the world. The pop-up museum at the B Street Cruise Terminal at the Port of San Diego will run through the summer.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Symphony Screens Silent Classic 'The Passion Of Joan Of Arc'

May 17
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The San Diego Symphony will present Carl Dreyer's 1928 silent classic "The Passion of Joan of Arc" this Saturday as part of its Fox Theatre Film Series. The music collective Luscious Noise will perform live as the film plays at Copley Hall.

Tease photo for story

City Heights Youth Garden Helps Grow Job Skills

April 6
By Kris Arciaga

Students are growing more than vegetables and fruits at Second Chance Youth Garden in City Heights, which offers them a chance to explore careers and develop job skills.

Tease photo for story

'Pirates of Penzance' Sets Sail At San Diego Opera

Oct. 13, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Sometimes art emphasizes escape over enlightenment. Such is the case with San Diego Opera’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s "The Pirates of Penzance."

Tease photo for story

Eco Learning Lab Gives Fairgoers Chance to Get Their Hands Dirty

July 3, 2017
By KPBS News, Kris Arciaga

This year the San Diego County Fair at Del Mar offered a tour of the Eco Learning Lab, which provides hands-on environmental education to the community.

Tease photo for story

Comic Book Artists Stan Sakai And Kevin Eastman At IDW Comic Art Gallery Friday

June 2, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga, Matthew Bowler

A samurai rabbit and ninja turtles will be meeting up yet again after decades apart for a new IDW comic book coming out in July. To celebrate the reunion, IDW is bringing “Usagi Yojimbo” creator Stan Sakai and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT)” co-creator Kevin Eastman together tonight at Comic Art Gallery in Liberty Station.

Tease photo for story

Write Out Loud Presents 'Fractured Fairy Tales'

May 25, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Write Out Loud regularly performs at Cygnet Theatre but on Tuesday it will present “Fractured Fairy Tales,” a piece designed to compliment Cygnet’s current production “Shockheaded Peter,” which is a collection of stories about naughty children and misguided parents.

Tease photo for story

Ultimate Dinosaurs Stomp Into theNAT

Feb. 27, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Something big is coming to theNAT, it is Ultimate Dinosaurs, but you will not find the dinosaurs you learned about as a kid. Instead, it is a whole new crop of dinos from the Southern Hemisphere that you may not have seen before.

Tease photo for story

San Diego's Diversionary Theater Is Bringing Back Burlesque

Jan. 4, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga, Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

For the second year in a row, choreographer Michael Mizerany will present the "In The Va Va Voom Room" burlesque show.

Tease photo for story

Podcast Episode 88: Wild And Crazy Steve Martin Gets Serious About Comedy

Aug. 27, 2016
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The comic-turned-playwright's latest work, "Meteor Shower," has its world premiere at the Old Globe.

Tease photo for story

Steve Martin's 'Meteor Shower' Has World Premiere At Old Globe

Aug. 16, 2016
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The Old Globe Theatre would like Steve Martin to view its stage as a home for anything he writes. Two years ago it hosted his musical "Bright Star." Now comes the world premiere of his play "Meteor Shower."

Tease photo for story

Mike Birbiglia's 'Don't Think Twice' Looks At Improv Comedy

Aug. 11, 2016
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov, Kris Arciaga

The comedian's new film serves up a bit of a history lesson about improv and lays out some rules. It begins a two-week run at Landmark's Ken Cinema on Friday.

Tease photo for story

Podcast Episode 85: Mike Birbiglia On Comedy, Improv And Trust

Aug. 6, 2016
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov, Kris Arciaga

Mike Birbiglia's new film "Don't Think Twice" (expanding to more cities on Aug. 12) looks to an improv group experiencing some growing pains.

Tease photo for story

Fans Embody Favorite Characters At Comic-Con

July 21, 2016
By Elma Gonzalez, Kris Arciaga

San Diego native Jamie Lee Cortez explains what it’s like to walk around Comic-Con dressed up as a popular character.

Tease photo for story

Old Globe's 'Macbeth' Is Bloody, Bold, Resolute

June 29, 2016
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The Shakespearean tragedy might not have existed if it weren't for the First Folio. So it's fitting that the Old Globe is offering a bold new production of "Macbeth" while a copy of the book is in San Diego during its national tour.

Tease photo for story

Podcast Episode 80: 'Macbeth' And The Curse Of The Scottish Play

June 20, 2016
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

With the first folio in San Diego this month, Cinema Junkie returns to the Bard for an episode all about "Macbeth."

Tease photo for story

'Camp David' Play Goes Behind The Scenes Of Historic Peace Negotiations

May 24, 2016
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The Old Globe stages a new play about the 13 days of intense negotiations that led to the signing of the Camp David Accords.

Tease photo for story

Doing The Time Warp With 'The Rocky Horror Show'

March 26, 2016
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

More than two decades ago, Sean Murray put on a corset and fishnets to play Dr. Frank-N-Furter at the San Diego Rep. Now he directs a new production of "The Rocky Horror Show" at Cygnet Theatre.