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.
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.
Verini's new book chronicles the long and complicated history of America's presence in Iraq.
October is the month of Halloween and OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista has a production of "Carrie The Musical" to fit the season.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
Hilary Kearney, the founder of Girl Next Door Honey, has been using her expertise to enlighten the world about bees. She will be speaking about her two new books on bees Thursday at The Book Catapult in South Park.
- Sept. 19
- By Ebone Monet
The event will take place on Thursday at Balboa Theatre. It will feature a discussion on the fight against AIDS in San Diego along with a performance by the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus.
Young said in a statement that Amazon offering a high-quality streaming option “will be the biggest thing to happen to music since the introduction of digital audio 40 years ago.”
- Sept. 9
- By Jade Hindmon
Ibram Kendi, director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center and a professor of history and international relations at American University, joined Midday Edition Monday to talk about how he believes people can actively stop racism.
- Sept. 3
- By Alexander Nguyen
The Dr. Seuss library at UC San Diego held a special celebration Tuesday for the release of a never-before-published Dr. Seuss book.
There are many ways life on this planet can be wiped out: nuclear war, an asteroid strike, super-volcanoes, viral disease, rogue artificial intelligence. But the one most likely to ruin our planet over a relatively short time is climate change.
The San Diego Union-Tribune Festival of Books is a celebration for readers of all tastes and all ages.
Obreht's new novel, “Inland,” takes place in the American West of the 1800s, which is perhaps a surprising location given the author was born in Belgrade in the former Yugoslavia and lived in Egypt before settling in the U.S.