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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Toward Belonging,' Drive-In Opera LOLs, 'Crying In H-Mart,' And Exhibitions Closing Soon

April 29
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: A dance film commissioned by the La Jolla Playhouse, "The Barber of Seville" drive-in, virtual Mission Creek Festival, Domestic Geographies open house and more art exhibitions closing soon.

Keith Greer, the attorney for the family of Reb...

Ten Year Old Zahau Death Still Mystifies

April 26
By Maureen Cavanaugh

A new book “Death on Ocean Boulevard: Inside the Coronado Mansion Case” examines the event, the investigation and the lingering questions. San Diego crime writer Caitlin Rother outlines the facts of the case.

San Diego's Bluestocking Books, pictured in an ...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Book Crawl, 'The Mountaintop,' UC San Diego MFAs, Drive-In Opera And QRT.yrd Jazz

April 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: Independent Bookstore Day, The Roustabouts Theatre, "Measurements of Progress," "The Barber of Seville" drive-in opera and pianist Christian Sands.

Actor Grantham Coleman is Hamlet in The Old Glo...

Bringing The Sounds And Drama Of 'Hamlet' To The Radio

April 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

The Old Globe brings the politics, family sagas, ghosts and that epic sword fight in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" to radio audiences.

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San Diego Weekend Art Events: Holly Hofmann, Tatiana Ortiz-Rubio, Adrien Couvrat, Julia Alvarez And T.Jay Santa Ana

April 15
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include ElectricLouieLand's Anthology Series, Quint ONE, Ariel Quartet, BLK Box, Art Produce and a new massive, outdoor mural at Bread and Salt.

The backdrop for Art Produce's Poetry Soapbox s...

The Cartography Of Poetry At Art Produce

April 13
By Julia Dixon Evans

Art Produce poet-in-residence Catherine Kineavy brings Julia Alvarez to local audiences, as well as public workshops and a poetry soapbox video series with local artists and performers.

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Wanted: Your Input On San Diego's Libraries Of The Future

March 29
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego Public Library Foundation wants the community to think about the future of its libraries.

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What Can Oceanography Teach Us About Climate Change?

March 16
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

Author and oceanographer Kim McCoy combines science and adventure in his new book, "Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast."

The U.S. Postal Service held a ceremony at UC S...

Story Of America's First Woman In Space Told In New Young Adult Book

March 11
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Sally Ride’s story is being told along with 12 other inspiring women profiled in the "She Persisted" young adult book series.

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Cinema Junkie On Truffle Hunting, Guantanamo Detainees, And Getting Off The Grid

March 5
By Beth Accomando

Truffle sniffing dogs, the lingering legacy of Guantanamo Bay detentions, and going off the grid are the subjects of the latest group of film releases.

A graphic showing the six Dr. Seuss' books that...

6 Dr. Seuss Books Won't Be Published For Racist Images

March 2
By John Carroll and Mark Pratt / Associated Press

The business that preserves and protects Dr. Seuss’ legacy has announced it will stop publishing six titles because of racist and insensitive imagery.

Two rhinos greet each other in this undated photo.

What Can We Learn About Community From Animals?

Feb. 18
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Academic, author and photographer Caitlin O’ Connell is out with a new book that explores this. It’s called “Wild Rituals: 10 Lessons Animals Can Teach Us About Connection, Community, and Ourselves.”

Tijera Williams' photo collage,

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Tijera Williams, Anna Zinova, SDMA+ And Red Fish Blue Fish

Feb. 18
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: a new exhibition at Hill Street Country Club, Red Brontosaurus Records streams an in-store show, a world premiere SDMA+ concert, experimental percussion and a globe-trotting dance film.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 209: The Black Panther Party

Feb. 17
By Beth Accomando

Author David F. Walker released his newest work "The Black Panther Party" just as the new film "Judas and the Black Messiah" covers the murder of Panther member Fred Hampton. In this podcast, Walker discusses his book and the film.

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Share Your Love For Afrofuturism This Valentine's Day

Feb. 12
By Beth Accomando

For something a little different, sign up for the Afrofuturism Dream Tank for an immersive experience of art, music, comics, science fact and fiction, history, and current events in celebration of Black History Month.