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Cinema Junkie Episode 216: Asians On Screen, From Yellow Peril To Superhero

Sept. 22
By Beth Accomando

In part two of this month's focus on Asian representation in Hollywood, Cinema Junkie speaks with PacArts' Brian Hu about how Hollywood has moved from negative Asian stereotypes to the heroics of Bruce Lee and Shang-Chi.

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Would You Take A Class Called 'Sex, Drugs, And Rock 'N' Roll'?

Sept. 16
By Beth Accomando

San Diego State University is using comics to teach students about critical thinking at a time when such skills are most needed.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Miss Breed, Public Destruction, 'La Cage Aux Folles,' Zelos Quartet And Women's Film Festival

Sept. 16
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: the Broadway musical that inspired "The Birdcage," a saxophone quartet, "The Rebellious Miss Breed" reopens the downtown library's art gallery, and you can trash some art at SDMA.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 215: Marvel's 'Shang-Chi' Director Destin Cretton

Sept. 9
By Beth Accomando

Two decades ago I met Destin Cretton at a student festival I ran and now he's directing Marvel's "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings." Here's Destin's origin story.

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FilmOut Kicks Off Thursday In-Person With 'Firebird'

Sept. 8
By Beth Accomando

FilmOut San Diego’s LGBTQ Film Festival returns to an in-person event Thursday night with the British-Estonian co-production "Firebird."

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Filmmaker Points Surreal Lens To San Diego’s Military History

Sept. 2
By Julia Dixon Evans

In a week-long online exhibition, Evan Apodaca's short films digitally topple monuments to uncover the troubling history of San Diego's military-industrial complex.

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Afro-Con Is Coming This Weekend

Aug. 30
By Beth Accomando

The first Afro-Con or Afrofuturism Convention will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA.

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'Candyman' Has A Lot To Unpack

Aug. 27
By Beth Accomando

Candyman began in a story by Clive Barker, was brought to vivid life by Tony Todd in a 1992 film, and is now reimagined by filmmaker Nia Da Costa. The new "Candyman" film opens Friday.

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Digital Gym Cinema Will Reopen At New Downtown Location

Aug. 27
By Beth Accomando

Media Arts Center’s Digital Gym Cinema left its space on El Cajon Boulevard last August and moved all its film programming online because of COVID-19. But during this down time they have been prepping a new space that will open in late fall.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 214: Hooray For Bollywood, Part 2

Aug. 25
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie continues its month-long tribute to Indian film with Hooray For Bollywood, Part Two in which we explore contemporary Bollywood cinema.

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Artists, Foodies And Musicians Mourn The Loss Of A San Diego Creative Great

Aug. 19
By Julia Dixon Evans

The death of Matt Hoyt, owner of Starlite, filmmaker, musician, artist and collaborator left the local creative community shocked and saddened. "Matt readily convened groups and offered support, bolstering San Diego's creative ecosystem. He connected us."

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SD Rep Latinx Playwright Profile: Daniella DeJesus

Aug. 17
By Beth Accomando

The annual San Diego Repertory Theatre's Latinx New Play Festival is next month and Midday Edition is highlighting three of the playwrights. This week: Daniella De Jesús.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 213: Hooray For Bollywood, Part 1

Aug. 11
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie goes to India this month to explore Bollywood Cinema. Part one looks to the golden age of Bollywood.

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The Globe Returns To Live Performances With 'Hair'

Aug. 10
By Beth Accomando

The Old Globe Theatre returns to live performances this week with "Hair" on the Festival stage.

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Athenaeum’s Flicks On The Bricks Returns With Screwball Comedy

Aug. 9
By Beth Accomando

The Athenaeum’s Flicks on the Bricks returns this month for its 15th year with the best Screwball Sparring Matches. The outdoor film series is hosted by KPBS film critic Beth Accomando.

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