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Artworks Vandalized In Local Outdoor Exhibition

Dec. 1
By Julia Dixon Evans

Three works of art damaged in the Mesa College drive-thru art exhibition feature images or text related to law enforcement.

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'Collective' Plays Like Romanian 'All The President's Men'

Nov. 27
By Beth Accomando

"Collective," now streaming through Digital Gym Cinema's DGC@Home, is the official Romanian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. It is rare for a documentary to be submitted in this category but then this is not your typical documentary.

San Diego band Scary Pierre performs to an empt...

Roundtable: How COVID-19 Changed Local Arts

Nov. 27
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A special edition of KPBS Roundtable discusses the impact of COVID-19 on local arts, from the cancellation of big events to the pandemic's influence on artistic expression.

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Movies To Be Thankful For

Nov. 27
By Beth Accomando

Since this is the month for giving thanks, our Midday Edition movie critics have come up with films and shows they are thankful for.

Gentry Patrick speaks in front of thousands of ...

Rad Scientist Podcast: A Professor Clearing The Path From The Inner City To Academia

Nov. 25
Margot Wohl

Gentry Patrick was born in South Central Los Angeles to a 16-year-old single mother. He went on earn his doctoral degree and become a professor of biology at UC San Diego.

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Port of Entry Podcast: Tracing Latin Music Roots Back To Africa

Nov. 25
Emily Jankowski

In this KPBS border podcast “Port of Entry,” Afro-Mexican researcher Jorge Gonzalez combines his love of music and history takes listeners on a mini trip through the evolution of Latin music, tracing its roots back to West Africa.

San Diego jazz pianist Ed Kornhauser's debut ja...

On 'The Short Years,' Ed Kornhauser's Jazz Is Of The Moment

Nov. 24
By Julia Dixon Evans

A new album of original quartet compositions by San Diego musician Ed Kornhauser dwells in the ephemeral nature of jazz.

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'Connection, History And Resilience': Capturing The Heart Of LA's Boyle Heights In Song

Nov. 24
Asal Ehsanipour / KQED

How do sounds capture a neighborhood? What does it mean when local residents archive their own local soundscape? Those are the driving questions behind a new project in the East Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights.

Children's Book By San Diego Mayors Raises Funds For Domestic Violence Shelters

Nov. 23
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The book is the brainchild of a nonprofit organization called the Purple Project, which donates supplies to the shelters. The book is called “Penny’s Adventure in San Diego” and follows the flight of a butterfly around the county, visiting some of San Diego’s most beautiful and beloved landmarks.

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'Leap Of Faith' Takes A Deep Dive Into 'The Exorcist'

Nov. 20
By Beth Accomando

"The Exorcist" movie is nearly 50 years old yet it still ranks as one of the films that most scares audiences. "Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on 'The Exorcist,'" is a new documentary that explores the making of the film with its director.

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