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Parkland Shooting Survivors To Bring Message Of Hope To San Diego

May 30
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Brendan Duff and Sofie Whitney will speak about their book "Glimmer of Hope" Sunday at the Lawrence Family JCC as part of its Community Divided/Humanity United series.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 168: All Things Tolkien

May 10
By Beth Accomando

The new film "Tolkien" looks to the life of the man who penned "The Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings" books. Check out my review of the film and interview with its director Dome Karukoski.

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Biography Details Source Of Dr. Seuss' Imagination

May 9
By Maureen Cavanaugh

A new biography about Ted Geisel reminds San Diego fans that Dr. Seuss was not just a local celebrity, he was actually an international icon. By the time Geisel died in 1991, he'd published 48 Dr. Seuss books in more than 20 languages.

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Young Central American Refugees Share Their Stories In Their Own Words

May 1
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

"Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America" is a new book that features the stories of 15 young migrants who left home to seek asylum in the U.S.

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Celebrate Witches' Night At Comic-Con Museum

April 29
By Beth Accomando

The ancient European festival known as Walpurgis Night or Witches' Night takes place April 30 to May 1. Comic-Con Museum is hosting a two-night event to explore witches in history and pop culture.

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'Avengers: Endgame' Wraps Things Up With A Mix Of Humor, Emotion

April 24
By Beth Accomando

"Avengers: Endgame" finally arrives in theaters with early screenings starting Thursday night. Here's a spoiler-free review.

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Dean Nelson Knows How To Ask Good Questions

April 24
By Mark Sauer, Megan Burke

Smart, experienced journalists might make it look easy. But a lot of work, thought, energy and personality go into a successful interview.

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Final Weekend For Art History Theater's 'Anne Frank'

April 24
By Beth Accomando

American History Theater has three final performances of "The Diary of Anne Frank" at White Box Theater this weekend. Actress Lolly Boroff plays the role her aunt Shelley Winters made famous.

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New Book Documents Only Geoglyphs In US

April 15
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Pilot and archaeology enthusiast Harry Casey documented the geoglyphs, or ground drawings in southeastern California and southwestern Arizona, with aerial photographs taken over 35 years. These geoglyphs are the only ones in the U.S. and Casey wanted to document them before they disappear.

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Super-Abled Comics Packs Empowering Punch

April 12
By Andi Dukleth

San Diego writer Travis Rivas is putting together a comic anthology about superheroes with disabilities.

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How Libraries Help Make Communities Stronger

April 11
By Brooke Ruth, Mark Sauer

Bestselling science-fiction author Cory Doctorow will give a lecture on the role of libraries in the community. The event is being held to mark National Library Week and the Friends of The San Diego Library's 40th anniversary.

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New Writers Festival Debuts In San Diego

April 11
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The inaugural San Diego Writers Festival gets underway Saturday at the Central Library in downtown San Diego.

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'Lost Boy' Shares Refugee Experience And New Life In San Diego

April 8
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

One of the "Lost Boys of Sudan" resettled in the San Diego City Heights neighborhood and shares his story in a new book, which he co-authored with his mentor.

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Remake Of Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary' Opens

April 5
By Beth Accomando

Earlier this week "The Twilight Zone" got a reboot on CBS All Access and now Stephen King’s "Pet Sematary" gets a remake.

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How Do You Make Sure You’re Taking Proper Care Of Your Pet?

April 2
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego Humane Society President and CEO, Dr. Gary Weitzman, is out with a new book. It’s called “The Complete Guide to Pet Health, Behavior, And Happiness, The Veterinarian's Approach to At-Home Animal Care.”