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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.

Wave of Change by Kaori Fukuyama.

Kaori Fukuyama: Between the Lines

Jan. 8
By Julia Dixon Evans

Kaori Fukuyama recently installed a large-scale public installation on the exterior wall of North Park's Target store, and opens a solo show of new works this week at Sepehri Gallery.

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Mark Your Calendar: What To Do This Month In San Diego

Jan. 3
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

The Tony-Award winning musical "Dear Evan Hansen" and legendary metal band Tool will be taking the stage in San Diego this month.

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'Picture This' is Le Chateau's Call to Arms

Dec. 31, 2019
By Julia Dixon Evans

In their latest release, the San Diego band weaves their dark, electronic indie pop sound with rich, optimistic lyrics.

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San Diego Library Encourages Family Reading With Winter Challenge

Dec. 30, 2019
By Tarryn Mento

Participants who read five books or log five hours of reading to complete the program will be eligible for a variety of prizes, including passes to the Maritime Museum of San Diego and restaurant vouchers.

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Flesh-Eating Bugs At The Nat's New Living Lab Exhibit

Dec. 30, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Have you ever wanted to see flesh-eating beetles at work? You now have your chance as the San Diego Natural History Museum serves up the Living Lab where the public can meet the creepy and the crawly, the slimy and slithery up close.