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Geeking Out At 'Rise Of The Resistance'

Jan. 16
By Beth Accomando

KPBS arts reporter and Star Wars fan Beth Accomando went to Disneyland on Wednesday to check out the "Rise of the Resistance" ride that opens Jan. 17 at Galaxy’s Edge.

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3 Songs To Discover Right Now

Jan. 15
By Julia Dixon Evans

Discover new music by San Diego bands in the news right now.

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History Center Seeks Photos, Documents On African American Life In San Diego

Jan. 15
By Jade Hindmon, John Carroll

San Diego History Center is partnering with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art to scan historical photos and documents of African American history in San Diego dating back to the 1850s. The History Center bought a special scanner to get the job done.

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Only Here Podcast: The Unpredictable Beast Of A Border Line And A Tech Entrepreneur Trying To Tame It

Jan. 15
By Kinsee Morlan

In a new episode on "Only Here," KPBS' podcast about life at the U.S.-Mexico border, a story about the unpredictable beast that is the border line, and a tech entrepreneur who’s trying to tame it.

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Oscars So Bland Should Be New Hashtag

Jan. 14
By Beth Accomando

The 92nd annual Academy Award nominations were announced Monday morning and KPBS Cinema Junkie Beth Accomando has this recap and reaction.

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Film And Dance Meet At The Border

Jan. 14
By Julia Dixon Evans

"Dance film is not just dance and it's not just film," said Francisco Eme, gallery director at San Ysidro's FRONT Arte Cultura, which will host this weekend's Agite y Sirva dance film festival.

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SDSU Grad Destin Cretton Serves Up Social Justice With 'Just Mercy' Film

Jan. 13
By Beth Accomando

Filmmaker Destin Cretton went to SDSU and was recently tapped to direct the upcoming Marvel film “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” Currently his film “Just Mercy” is in theaters. KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando showed Cretton's student films a decade ago and has been following his career. He spoke with her by phone last week from Sydney, Australia.

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'Joker' Tops Oscar Nominations With 11; 3 Other Films Get 10

Jan. 13
By Associated Press

Todd Phillips’ much-debated supervillain origin story and R-rated box-office smash “Joker” topped all films with 11 Academy Awards nominations, while Martin Scorsese’s elegiac crime epic “The Irishman,” Quentin Tarantino’s 1960s Los Angeles fairy tale “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” and Sam Mendes’ World War I tale “1917” all trailed close behind with 10 nods apiece.

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Nervous Theatre Stages Genet's 'The Maids'

Jan. 10
By Beth Accomando

Nervous Theatre describes itself as a nomadic company. That means no venue to call home. But the company is in town this weekend to perform Jean Genet’s "The Maids" at Tenth Ave Arts Center.

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How Godzilla Changed Italian Cinema

Jan. 8
By Beth Accomando

In addition to being the KPBS arts reporter, Beth Accomando also volunteers as a film programmer through Film Geeks SD and co-hosts a pair of annual film series at Digital Gym Cinema. This Sunday marks the launch of a monthly series on Italian Genre Cinema and Monday night is the start of Gearhead Cinema.

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