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Weekend Preview: December Nights, 'Danny's Story,' Little Fish’s Comic Savvy Holiday Edition

Dec. 6
By Beth Accomando

This weekend, San Diegans can pick from a number of holiday and non-holiday themed events happening around the city from the 42nd annual December Nights at Balboa Park to Little Fish's Comic Savvy!

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'Alta California' Chronicles Writer's Journey To Rediscover The Golden State

Nov. 6
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Author Nick Neely will be signing copies of and speaking about his new book, "Alta California: From San Diego To San Francisco, A Journey on Foot to Rediscover the Golden State," Thursday at Warwick's in La Jolla.

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New Memoir Tells Writer's 'Wild' Story Of Keeping Her Mother's Secrets

Oct. 31
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

When Adrienne Brodeur was 14, her mother woke her to tell her that she and her stepfather’s best friend had kissed. That was the beginning of an affair that lasted for over a decade and was facilitated in part by Brodeur.

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Takia Waititi Plays Hitler In 'Jojo Rabbit'

Oct. 31
By Beth Accomando

Takia Waititi goes from the safety of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the tricky and risky comic terrain of "Jojo Rabbit," which is being billed as an "anti-hate satire."

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How A Former Pimp, Activist Is Working To Combat Sex Trafficking In San Diego

Oct. 29
By Jade Hindmon

Armand King, author of the new book,"Raised in Pimp City: The Uncut Truth About Domestic Human Sex Trafficking," and co-founder of the nonprofit, Paving Great Futures, is kicking off a series of discussions on ways to address sex trafficking Tuesday.

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Victims Of Government Overreach Focus Of New Book

Oct. 28
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new book outlines abuses of constitutional rights, police overreach and bureaucratic nightmares. It's called "When They Come For You: How Police and Government are Trampling our Liberties and How to Take Them Back."

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New Book Explores How Public Spaces Can Fight Polarization

Oct. 24
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Bestselling author and sociologist Eric Klinenberg explores the value of public spaces in his book "Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructures Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life." He's speaking at the Central Library Thursday night.

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San Diego Author Brings New Holocaust Memoir To Students

Oct. 23
By Joe Hong

Rose Schindler’s new book, “Two Who Survived,” tells the stories of family separation, concentration camps and building a new life in the United States.

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San Diego Author Shares Stories Of 15 Years Of Adventures On The High Seas

Oct. 14
By John Carroll, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego boat builder, Lew Maurer, was commissioned to build an 80-foot luxury catamaran. Soon, he would find out he was destined to be its captain, leading a family on 15 years of adventures around the world.

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'Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat' Chef Makes Hometown Debut

Oct. 10
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Samin Nosrat is a chef, best-selling author, La Jolla High School grad and host of the popular Netflix show "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat." She'll make her hometown debut Friday at Balboa Theatre as part of UC San Diego's ArtPower event series.

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Journalist James Verini Discusses Battle Of Mosul And Fall Of Islamic State

Oct. 8
By Jade Hindmon, John Carroll

Verini's new book chronicles the long and complicated history of America's presence in Iraq.

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OnStage Playhouse Brings 'Carrie: The Musical' Back To Life

Oct. 7
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

October is the month of Halloween and OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista has a production of "Carrie The Musical" to fit the season.

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San Diego Native Wins MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Oct. 3
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Historian Kelly Lytle Hernández, who grew up in San Diego and graduated from UC San Diego, is one of 26 recipients of 2019 MacArthur Fellowship Award.

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'Joker' As Wannabe Scorsese Movie

Oct. 3
By Beth Accomando

"Joker" hit theaters last week after nabbing the Golden Lion for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival. This standalone DC origin film stars Joaquin Phoenix as the iconic villain.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 179: Author Joe Hill On 'NOS4A2' And Horror

Sept. 27
By Beth Accomando

This past June AMC launched an adaptation of Joe Hill’s novel "NOS4A2" starring Zachary Quinto as Charlie Manx and Asleigh Cummings as Vic McQueen. At Comic-Con, AMC announced that the series would be renewed for a second season. So Cinema Junkie digs into the archives for a 2013 interview when Hill stopped by the KPBS studios.

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