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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Ritmos Latinos To Broadway!

Feb. 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Valentine’s Day is over– but not romance. This weekend a San Diego Ballet dance program explores the romance and artistry of Latin music, plus Broadway San Diego announced its new season.

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The Globe Theatre Delivers Shakespeare Behind Bars

Jan. 25
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The Old Globe Theatre is using a pair of programs highlighting William Shakespeare to help rehabilitate prisoners and show how theater matters. This month its Globe for All program returns to Centinela State Prison to perform the Bard for inmates.

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Not All The Drama Is On Stage In San Diego Opera's 'Rigoletto'

Feb. 1
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

San Diego Opera is staging a production of Verdi’s "Rigoletto." But while you might be familiar with the classic tale of love and revenge taking place on stage, you may not know what is going on in the orchestra pit below.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Dance To Cabaret

Feb. 1
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

If you’re a football fan, you already know what you’re doing this Super Bowl weekend. But also happening this weekend is a romantic cabaret, a dance showcase and the return of a popular indie band.

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'The Hour Of Great Mercy' Has World Premiere At Diversionary Theatre Thursday

Jan. 31
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

An unbearable tragedy, the hope of reconciliation and forbidden love — all under an icy, Alaskan sky. That's the story that unfolds in the world premiere production of "The Hour of Great Mercy."

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Old Globe Stages Play By 'Black Panther' Star Danai Gurira

Jan. 28
By Nina Garin

The Old Globe stages "Familiar," a play about wedding drama, written by "Black Panther" star Danai Gurira.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Iliza, 'Dolly' And Beethoven

Jan. 18
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a millennial comic, a meddling matchmaker and an ambitious chamber music group.

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'Relics Of The Hypnotist War' Offers An Allegory For Our Times

Jan. 11
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Art is a means by which we can filter the real world but sometimes what art says about the real world is not always obvious. That’s why the mysteries of "Relics of the Hypnotist War" at Space4Art is so intriguing.

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San Diego Symphony's 'Hearing the Future' Festival Marks Debut of Rafael Payare

Jan. 4
By Nina Garin

January is typically a slow month, a time to take a breath and catch up from the holidays. But now that the San Diego Symphony puts on an annual music festival, January is brimming with concerts, dance performances and art shows.

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San Diego Opera's 'All Is Calm' Looks To Christmas Truce Of 1914

Dec. 6, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

In 1914, in the midst of a violent war, British, French and German soldiers engaged in an unofficial ceasefire to celebrate Christmas. San Diego Opera’s production of "All Is Calm" looks to the role song may have played in creating this moment of peace.

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'The Year To Come' Is A New Play About Family, Politics And Swimming Pools

Nov. 30, 2018
By Nina Garin

La Jolla Playhouse pairs director Anne Kauffman with playwright Lindsey Ferrentino for the world-premiere of "The Year to Come."

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Pie, Chili And The Bard

Nov. 30, 2018
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a musical about pie, a neighborhood chili battle with live music, and Shakespeare-style plays made up on the spot.

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Clint Black Debuts New Musical In San Diego

Nov. 14, 2018
By Nina Garin

Country music at the Globe is an unlikely pairing, one Black even acknowledges. For his own musical, Black and co-writer James Sasser based the story on songs from Black's 1995 holiday album, "Looking for Christmas."

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Deftones, Swans And 'Wicked'

Nov. 2, 2018
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings major voices in music, from Elphaba in "Wicked" to a festival curated by the Deftones. Plus a grand composer is celebrated.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: The Arty Side Of Halloween

Oct. 26, 2018
By Nina Garin

Halloween in San Diego isn't just about pumpkin patches and haunted houses. There are plenty of spooky arts events happening around town.

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