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Explore The 2020 One Book, One San Diego Selections With George Takei And San Diego Public Library

Sept. 17
By Julia Dixon Evans

Upcoming author events with George Takei, plus San Diego Public Library programming to get to know the 2020 One Book, One San Diego selections and discover the art of writing letters amid a crisis

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Comic-Con Museum Reveals What Its Building Will Look Like

Sept. 10
By Beth Accomando

Balboa Park’s South Palisades is undergoing a lot of changes and the Comic-Con Museum hopes to be a big part of that. At a press conference Thursday morning they revealed what the renovated building will look like.

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Dickens' 'David Copperfield' Comes To Vivid Life In New Film

Sept. 10
By Beth Accomando

Charles Dickens’ “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” published in 1850, has a lively new film adaptation currently playing in theaters.

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Adam O. Davis' 'Index Of Haunted Houses' Takes A Roadtrip Through An American Past

Sept. 9
By Julia Dixon Evans

A new collection by local poet Adam O. Davis plays with the longing, curiosity and Lynchian mystery of ghost stories, human connection and nostalgia.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Latinx Theater, San Diego Art Prize, Performance Art And Math Rock

Sept. 3
By Julia Dixon Evans

In San Diego this weekend, you'll find new plays by emerging and acclaimed voices in Latinx theater, a couple of in-person visual art experiences, and an instrumental rock performance live streamed from an empty venue.

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Elizabeth Salaam Turns Healing Into Writing Into A Performance Art Exhibition

Sept. 2
By Julia Dixon Evans

"Write or Die" is a live, interactive performance art exhibition at You Belong Here — with small group appointments or virtual viewing.

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Werner Herzog Pays Tribute To Kindred Spirit In 'Nomad'

Aug. 28
By Beth Accomando

Werner Herzog has a new documentary called "Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin." It's another fine entry in Herzog’s growing collection of non-fiction work.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Books, Surf Rock, New Dance And Myth

Aug. 27
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for art and culture this weekend include the San Diego Festival of Books, Puerto livestreaming from the Casbah stage, The Rosin Box's August Series and a tapestry by Carlos Castro Arias.

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San Diego Author Captures 'Spirit Of Chicano Park' In New Children's Book

Aug. 18
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

The book's release coincides with the 50th anniversary of the founding of Chicano Park in San Diego's Barrio Logan neighborhood.

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San Diego Central Library Is The New Home Of The Robert Frost Society

Aug. 17
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The library will serve as a permanent center for the study of Frost’s work. It’s the society's first permanent home, since its founding in 1978.

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San Diego Political Scandals Inspire Parts Of T. Jefferson Parker's Latest Novel

Aug. 14
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

T. Jefferson Parker’s new novel "Then She Vanished" weaves San Diego headlines and characters, that we almost recognize, into an alternate universe of suspense.

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Local Illustrator Brings The Sweet And The Macabre To A New Children's Book

Aug. 12
By Julia Dixon Evans

San Diego artist and author Susie Ghahremani has a new picture book, "She Wanted To Be Haunted," which packs sinister treats for all ages.

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Criticism Of 2020 Hugo Awards Spotlights A Lack Of Inclusivity In Literary Fiction World

Aug. 12
By Andi Dukleth

Since 1953, the Hugo Awards have celebrated the work of some of the most visionary creators in science fiction and fantasy literature. The 2020 awards, held on Aug. 1, however, received some criticism, especially toward the host of the ceremony.

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'Hatemonger' Investigates Trump Immigration Czar Stephen Miller's Influences And Ambitions

Aug. 11
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

A new book by former KPBS investigative reporter Jean Guerrero makes the case that Trump advisor Stephen Miller has realized his life-long ambition to limit immigration and diversity in America by working in the Trump White House.

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COVID And The Brain: 'You Should Be Afraid'

Aug. 10
By Beth Accomando

Horror explores themes relating to the brain be it about disembodied brains on a rampage or how someone can control your mind or what happens to your gray matter when you're zombified. Now COVID-19 is serving up real horrors about how it can affect the brain. UC San Diego Health neurointensivist Dr. Navaz Karanjia explains what the dangers are.

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