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Would You Take A Class Called 'Sex, Drugs, And Rock 'N' Roll'?

Sept. 16
By Beth Accomando

San Diego State University is using comics to teach students about critical thinking at a time when such skills are most needed.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Miss Breed, Public Destruction, 'La Cage Aux Folles,' Zelos Quartet And Women's Film Festival

Sept. 16
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: the Broadway musical that inspired "The Birdcage," a saxophone quartet, "The Rebellious Miss Breed" reopens the downtown library's art gallery, and you can trash some art at SDMA.

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Afro-Con Is Coming This Weekend

Aug. 30
By Beth Accomando

The first Afro-Con or Afrofuturism Convention will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA.

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'Candyman' Has A Lot To Unpack

Aug. 27
By Beth Accomando

Candyman began in a story by Clive Barker, was brought to vivid life by Tony Todd in a 1992 film, and is now reimagined by filmmaker Nia Da Costa. The new "Candyman" film opens Friday.

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San Diego Pianist Writes Self-Help Book About Composing 'The Life Of Your Dreams'

Aug. 25
By Emilyn Mohebbi, Jade Hindmon

Local pianist and educator writes self-help book to help readers achieve their life goals.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Not Our First Goat Rodeo, TwainFest, Miguel Montaño, U-T Festival Of Books And The Rosin Box

Aug. 19
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: Yo-Yo Ma comes to the Shell, TwainFest in Old Town, a pop-up exhibition at The Hill Street Country Club in Oceanside, a virtual book fest and The Rosin Box's contemporary ballet.

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New Book By CSUSM Professor Looks To Haitian Revolution On Film

Aug. 4
By Beth Accomando

Cal State University San Marcos history professor Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall has written a book called "Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games."

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History Of Scripps Institution Of Oceanography Showcased In New Book

July 28
By Brooke Ruth, Emilyn Mohebbi, Jade Hindmon

The book is part of a series of books on the history of local places. It's called “Images of America: Scripps Institution of Oceanography.”

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Baseball, Earthquakes And The Healing Power Of Friendship In San Diego Author's New Book

July 26
By Julia Dixon Evans

Chris Baron's middle-grade novel-in-verse, "The Magical Imperfect," is set in the Bay Area during the 1989 World Series, following the friendship of two young outcasts as they navigate ancestry, illness, magic and the earth cracked open.

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'Old' Serves Up Stale Shyamalan Formula

July 23
By Beth Accomando

Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan has a new movie called "Old" and guess what? It has a twist ending, but the director’s surprise endings have now become a familiar trope.

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Comic-Con Is Virtual For One More Show

July 19
By Beth Accomando

Comic-Con International, the massive summertime celebration of pop culture, has once again been forced to substitute an online version of the show for an in person one. It runs Friday through Sunday.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Pride, Guillermo Galindo, North Park Book Fair, 'And We Will Sing Again In The Tall Grass' And iPalpiti Festival

July 15
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include the North Park Book Fair, Sidro Saturdays and an exhibition at the Front, Pride, Guillermo Galindo's found object sonic devices and the iPalpiti Festival.

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San Diego Author Anisha Bhatia On Writing About Culture, Empowering Women

July 14
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

Bhatia's debut novel, “The Rules Of Arrangement,” uses the lens of arranged marriage to voice a social commentary on beauty standards, colorism, body image and expectations for South Asian women.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 211: Critical Thinking And The Marvel Cinematic Universe

July 14
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie returns from quarantine break with an episode that celebrates pop culture, Since July is the month of Comic-Con we talk about comic book movies focusing on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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After More Than A Year Delay 'Black Widow' Hits Theaters, Disney+ Friday

July 6
By Beth Accomando

COVID-19 delayed the release of Marvel’s “Black Widow” for more than a year. But this Friday the wait is over and Natasha Romanoff finally gets her own film on the big screen.

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