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OnStage Playhouse Brings 'Carrie: The Musical' Back To Life

Oct. 7, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

October is the month of Halloween and OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista has a production of "Carrie The Musical" to fit the season.

GI Film Festival Runs Through Sunday With Diver...

GI Film Festival Runs Through Sunday With Diverse Lineup

Sept. 24, 2019
By Beth Accomando

The fifth annual GI Film Festival San Diego opens Tuesday night and continues through Sunday.

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Neil Young Is Vindicated As Amazon Debuts High-Quality Music Streaming Service

Sept. 18, 2019
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Young said in a statement that Amazon offering a high-quality streaming option “will be the biggest thing to happen to music since the introduction of digital audio 40 years ago.”

Singer Johnny Mathis is pictured at Columbia Re...

'Voice Of Romance' Singer Johnny Mathis To Perform In San Diego On Sunday

Sept. 17, 2019
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Mathis, who will be 84 at the end of September, is marking his 63rd year as a recording artist.

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Diversionary Theatre Launches 34th Season

Artistic director Matt Morrow says the theme is 'we are'

Sept. 12, 2019
By Beth Accomando

Artistic director Matt Morrow previews Diversionary Theatre's 34th season and explains its theme of "We Are."

Looking towards Santee from Cowles Mountain, Ja...

Silent Hike Takes San Diegans On A Meditative Musical Journey

Sept. 11, 2019
By Jade Hindmon

Composer and pianist Murray Hidary is hosting a silent hike experience at Cowles Mountain Sunday.

The bluegrass band Prairie Sky performs in the ...

San Diego Bluegrass Band Prairie Sky Performs In The KPBS Studio

Sept. 5, 2019
By Kurt Kohnen, Maureen Cavanaugh

In the final installment of Midday Edition's first summer music series we hear from one of San Diego's finest bluegrass bands. Prairie Sky stopped by the KPBS studio to perform and talk about Appalachian music.

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Bi-National Band La Diabla Combines Traditional Cumbia Music With Spirit Of Tijuana

Aug. 29, 2019
By Jade Hindmon, Kurt Kohnen

The band La Diabla brings its bi-national dance party wherever it goes. As part of the Midday Edition Summer Music Series, musicians Ivan Rodriguez, Adrian Rodriguez and Jose Bolanos stopped by the KPBS studio to share their influences and some history about cumbia music.

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What's Your Favorite California Song?

Aug. 28, 2019
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The New York Times has put together a Spotify playlist filled with California-inspired music. Times chief pop music critic Jon Pareles will be in San Diego Friday to talk about the project and share some of his favorite tracks.

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San Diego Underground Film Festival Strives To 'Deviate From The Norm'

Aug. 20, 2019
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Underground Film Festival celebrates its fifth year with continued expansion.

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Euphoria Brass Band Brings West Coast Second Line Jazz To KPBS

Aug. 22, 2019
By Jade Hindmon, Kurt Kohnen

As part of the Midday Edition Summer music series San Diego's Euphoria Brass Band stopped by KPBS to share their special brand of funky west coast “second line” jazz and talk about how they started.

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Herbie Hancock Reflects On The Influences And Highlights Of His Career

Aug. 19, 2019
By Jade Hindmon, Kurt Kohnen

San Diego will have a chance to hear the pianist, composer and bandleader, Herbie Hancock in concert Tuesday night at Humphreys Concerts by the bay. Hancock joined Midday Edition Monday to talk about who influenced his sound and creativity.

The Sea Monks perform in KPBS studios, July 23,...

Family Rockabilly Band The Sea Monks Perform In The KPBS Studio

Aug. 15, 2019
By Kurt Kohnen, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego family band The Sea Monks perform their coastal country tunes in the KPBS studio.

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'All Shook Up' Mixes Elvis And Shakespeare

Aug. 12, 2019
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Musical Theatre just opened the jukebox musical "All Shook Up" that pays tribute to Elvis Presley.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Beethoven To Toni Morrison

Aug. 9, 2019
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend is all about celebrating the classics. From an exploration of Beethoven’s string quartets, to the history of L.A.’s Gold Star Recording Studios. Plus a popular alternative band returns.