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'The Favourite' Nabs Five Golden Globe Nominations And Opens In San Diego

Dec. 7
By Beth Accomando

"The Favourite" just nabbed five Golden Globe nominations and now the film opens in San Diego. It is the latest from Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Fleetwood, Vile And Holiday Lights

Dec. 7
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend is full of classics, from a treasured Balboa Park event to a revered rock band. Plus an underground music star returns to San Diego.

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Podcast Episode 156: Revisiting 'Christmas Smackdown'

Dec. 7
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie is taking a holiday break and will be re-posting popular podcasts in the interim. This week I pull up an archive show appropriate for the Christmas season but with some perverse holiday cheer and that means revisiting "Christmas Smackdown" with Mark Nutter and Cynthia Carle. Proceed with caution.

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Your Guide To December Nights 2018

Dec. 6
By Nina Garin

You can say that in San Diego, the holidays don't officially begin until December Nights weekend.

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Book By Local Author Profiles Women Who Refuse To Be Defined By Age

Dec. 6
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

National City teacher and author Marlene Wagman-Geller is out with a new book about women who refuse to be defined by age and stereotypes.

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La Jolla Symphony To Perform 'Found' Concerto By African American Composer, Florence Price

Dec. 6
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Price is known as one of the first African-American composers to win national attention back in the 1930s but some of her most sophisticated works were never performed and almost lost.

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San Diego Opera's 'All Is Calm' Looks To Christmas Truce Of 1914

Dec. 6
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

In 1914, in the midst of a violent war, British, French and German soldiers engaged in an unofficial ceasefire to celebrate Christmas. San Diego Opera’s production of "All Is Calm" looks to the role song may have played in creating this moment of peace.

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Classical Pianist Jeeyoon Kim On The Inspiration Behind New Album 'Over. Above. Beyond.'

Dec. 5
By Marissa Cabrera

Kim will mark the release of her new album with a concert Dec. 9 at The Scripps Research Institute.

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The Foods Of Hanukkah

Dec. 5
By Jade Hindmon

Mussie Begun, co-director of Chabad of Chula Vista, taught Midday Edition host Jade Hindmon how to make latkes and about the symbolism behind the foods of Hanukkah.

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San Diego’s New Arts Director Discusses Future Of Arts Funding

Dec. 3
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Jonathon Glus took over last month as the executive director of the city of San Diego’s Commission for Arts and Culture.

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