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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: 'Hairspray' And Indie Rock Pioneers

Aug. 10
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a fun twist on the popular musical, "Hairspray," plus a super-sized concert by two giants of alternative rock: Weezer and The Pixies.

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San Diego Museum Of Man In Balboa Park Wants Your Help Deciding New Name

July 30
By Matt Hoffman

The museum said after having the same name for 70 years, it is looking for a new one that reflects the "values of inclusivity, equity and love."

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San Diego Rep Latinx New Play Festival Returns

Aug. 1
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The second annual Latinx New Play Festival celebrates new works by Latino playwrights. The festival runs August 3-5 at the Lyceum Space.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Disco To The Decemberists

July 27
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings disco music, earnest folk songs and a visit by comedian Kathy Griffin.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: A Big Musical, A Small Musical And A Potter Musical

July 20
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Three new musicals open this weekend, one based on a Disney movie, another based on an Irish indie film and the third inspired by the Harry Potter series.

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New 'Romeo And Juliet' Employs Gender-Blind Casting

July 17
By Beth Accomando

Tyler Hewes loves Shakespeare and wants to find new ways to make the plays accessible to contemporary audiences. For his production of "Romeo and Juliet" he decided to go with gender-blind casting.

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Cygnet Theatre Serves Up 'Spamalot,' There's Not Much Spam In That

July 6
By Beth Accomando

Monty Python won a cult following with its "Flying Circus" TV show and its films "The Holy Grail" and "Life of Brian." Then came the musical "Spamalot" created by troupe member Eric Idle. Sean Murray talks about staging the Broadway show for Cygnet Theatre.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: A Funny Guy, A 'Funny Girl' And John Adams

July 6
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a musical about John Adams, comedy by Kevin Hart and a festival that showcases films celebrating anniversaries, including "Funny Girl" and "The Red Shoes."

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Podcast Episode 146: One Man Bond And Boots Riley

July 6
By Beth Accomando

Time to geek out about two very different things: James Bond and the directorial debut of rapper Boots Riley.

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Brings 'Queens' To La Jolla Playhouse

July 3
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new production at the La Jolla Playhouse takes audiences into the immigrant experience through the lives of two generations of women who found their first new home in America in a basement apartment in New York City.

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The Old Globe Welcomes 'The Lorax' To Its World Of Seuss

July 2
By Brooke Ruth, Nina Garin

The Old Globe is home to "Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas," but the "Mean One" will have to share a space with another beloved Seuss character: The Lorax.

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San Diego Fringe 2018 Wraps Up With Awards Show

June 21
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe finished 11 days of "eyeball busting shows" last night with an awards ceremony at the Spreckels Theatre.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Punk And Samba And A Hint Of Irish

June 22
By Alison St John, Nina Garin

This weekend marks the end of an iconic music festival. Plus you can go on a musical journey to Ireland and Brazil.

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'The Tempest's' Prospero Gets Gender Swapped At Globe

June 18
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Actress Kate Burton is probably best known for her film role in "Big Trouble in Little China" and her TV roles in "Scandal" and "Grey’s Anatomy." Currently she stars as Prospera in the Old Globe Theatre’s gender-swapped production of Shakespeare’s "The Tempest."

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'The Squirrels' Invade La Jolla Playhouse

June 15
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

La Jolla Playhouse just opened a new play by Robert Askins called "The Squirrels" and things have gotten a bit squirrelly.

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