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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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San Diego Writers Festival Wraps Up With A Focus On Getting Published

Aug. 5
By Alison St John

The San Diego Writers’ Festival holds its final day of on-line speakers this Saturday Aug. 8th, focusing on what it takes to get published.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Stories Inspired By Art, History, Music And For Healing

July 30
By Julia Dixon Evans

TwainFest kicks off a virtual festival, plus stories inspired by art at Lux Art Institute, youth actors present a classic, a poetry workshop with Gill Sotu and the Spreckels Organ Society continues their weekly webcasts.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 199: Aim For The Head — Max Brooks, Zombies And COVID

July 24
By Beth Accomando

Comic-Con@Home featured a panel with author Max Brooks as well as scientists, academics and doctors talking about Zombies and Coronavirus: Planning for the Next Big Outbreak. Cinema Junkie Podcast speaks with Brooks about pop culture, real pandemics and Bigfoot.

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Literacy And Comics At San Diego Public Library’s Annual Offering For Educators, Librarians

July 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

The library's fifth annual Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians will go digital this year as part of Comic-Con@Home. Check out the literacy and literary arts-inspired panels for anyone interested in graphic novels, education or pop culture.

Author Lysley Tenorio's new novel,

'The Son Of Good Fortune' By Lysley Tenorio Explores Belonging And Place

July 16
By Julia Dixon Evans

Former San Diegan Lysley Tenorio's energetic and lush new novel is deeply rooted in place, yet centers on the placelessness of undocumented Filipino immigrants.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Matilda To Rapper Ric Scales To Drive-Through Art

July 9
By Julia Dixon Evans

Junior Theatre's Matilda, San Diego Writers Festival, Ric Scales and The Old Globe, an art auction through SDSU visual art department and Bread & Salt, and the IN Gallery's drive-through art show