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UC San Diego Opera Responds To Prevalence Of Gun Violence In US

Oct. 22
By Brooke Ruth

The opera tells the story of Sarah Winchester, the heir to the Winchester rifle fortune. Legend is that she warded off the spirits of those killed by guns by continually adding on to her California mansion.

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Escondido Library Gets Into The 'Spirit' Of Halloween

Oct. 19
By Neiko Will

Halloween is coming a little early to North County. A special program at the Escondido Library will highlight some of the institution's history, with a spooky twist.

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'The Happy Prince' Looks To Oscar Wilde's Final Years

Oct. 19
By Beth Accomando

Actor Rupert Everett makes his feature directing debut with "The Happy Prince," which looks to Oscar Wilde's final years in exile. Everett will be in San Diego on Oct. 20.

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Behind The Scenes Of San Diego Opera's 'The Marriage Of Figaro'

Oct. 19
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro is a comic opera with some serious overtones. It has also inspired both revolution and Bugs Bunny.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Dancing Bears To 'Killer Tomatoes'

Oct. 19
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a ballet version of "The Jungle Book," a dance show inspired by "Romeo and Juliet" and an anniversary screenings for a beloved movie.

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'Beyond Babel' Tells A Story Of Separation And Love

Oct. 19
By Nina Garin

"Beyond Babel" is a new, immersive dance show that's partly inspired by "Romeo and Juliet."

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New 'Halloween' Lets Michael Myers Escape For One More Killing Spree

Oct. 18
By Beth Accomando

Forty years ago John Carpenter made “Halloween” and helped define the modern slasher film. Now he has produced a sequel that erases all the other films that have come in between.

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NOVA Documentary Explains Addiction Causes And Treatments

Oct. 16
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Drug overdose is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for those under 50 years old.

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An Old Classic And A Trio Of New Films For This Weekend

Oct. 12
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Italian Film Festival wraps up this weekend, TCM Big Screen Classics hosts a screening of “Mr. Smith Goes To Washington,” and a trio of new Hollywood releases hit theaters.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Monsters, Marriage And Telenovelas

Oct. 12
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Take a look at what's happening in San Diego's theater scene, including a musical about marriage, a play about Latin telenovelas and a tap-dancing Frankenstein.

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