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

Dec. 6
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
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
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
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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'The Happy Prince' Looks To Oscar Wilde's Final Years

Oct. 19
By Beth Accomando

Actor Rupert Everett makes his feature directing debut with "The Happy Prince," which looks to Oscar Wilde's final years in exile.

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

Nov. 2
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
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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UC San Diego Opera Responds To Prevalence Of Gun Violence In US

Oct. 22
By Brooke Ruth

The opera tells the story of Sarah Winchester, the heir to the Winchester rifle fortune. Legend is that she warded off the spirits of those killed by guns by continually adding on to her California mansion.

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Behind The Scenes Of San Diego Opera's 'The Marriage Of Figaro'

Oct. 19
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro is a comic opera with some serious overtones. It has also inspired both revolution and Bugs Bunny.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Monsters, Marriage And Telenovelas

Oct. 12
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Take a look at what's happening in San Diego's theater scene, including a musical about marriage, a play about Latin telenovelas and a tap-dancing Frankenstein.

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Sexual Consent Is Subject Of New Play At San Diego REP

Oct. 10
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new production at the San Diego Repertory Theatre called "Actually" tackles the topics of sexual politics, racial dynamics and how sometimes, the truth gets complicated.

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Fern Street Circus Tackles Health Care In New Touring Show 'Pre-Existing Condition'

Oct. 4
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Fern Street Circus is coming up on three decades of performing and will be launching its 2018 Neighborhood Tour tomorrow. Here's a look back on its past and what fuels its social purpose.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Music, Old Hollywood And Monsters, Too!

Sept. 28
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

San Diego’s biggest free music festival returns this weekend. Plus there’s a tap extravaganza and a scarily funny monster musical.

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Huey Lewis Brings The 'Heart Of Rock & Roll' To The Old Globe

Sept. 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Huey Lewis launches his world-premiere musical at The Old Globe, a story about a musician who trades his dive bar lifestyle for the suits and ties of corporate America.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From KAABOO To 'El Grito'

Sept. 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

KAABOO Del Mar returns for its fourth year. Plus, Trevor Noah heads to San Diego and Mexican Independence Day is celebrated.

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