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Using Art To Define Home And Shelter

July 9
By Beth Accomando

Sometimes similar themes pop up across media in interesting ways. Take the new film “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” and Renee Westbrook’s San Diego International Fringe show “Shelter.” Both explore how we define home and shelter.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Tap Dancing, Hair Metal And Pop Stars

July 5
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

After the Fourth of July fireworks and barbecues, the weekend brings contemporary dance at the Bernardo Winery, hair metal at Cygnet Theatre and pop star Shawn Mendes.

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Teens Transcend Their Challenges Through Dance

June 28
By Melaina Spitzer

transcenDANCE wants to teach teenagers to dance and take pride in themselves.

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Audrey II Comes To Carnivorous Life In 'Little Shop Of Horrors'

June 26
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Roger Corman's 1960 B-movie "Little Shop of Horrors" became a popular musical in the 1980s. Now it arrives at New Village Arts in Carlsbad with a slightly different look. The carnivorous plant Audrey II is usually a puppet voiced by a man but in this production African American actress and singer Eboni Muse takes on the role.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Shifting Perspectives

June 28
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend is all about shifting your perspective, whether it’s a new look at the world of Harry Potter, baseball songs interpreted by the symphony, or a modern way of looking at grand European art.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Wonderspaces, Moonlight Amphitheatre And 'Little Shop Of Horrors'

June 14
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

San Diego has plenty of summer staples, and this weekend two favorites return: Wonderspaces and Moonlight Amphitheatre’s summer season. Plus, don't miss a non-traditional staging of "Little Shop of Horrors."

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San Diego Fringe Top Pick: 'An Even Sweeter Pang'

June 14
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe wraps up this weekend but there is one show debuting Friday night at Les Girls and it features Irish singer, dancer and sex worker Kate McGrew.

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SD Fringe Dance Shows: 'Mesa Moves' And 'Get Free'

June 11
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe Festival highlights all kinds of performance. Here are two dance shows worth checking out: "Mesa Moves: Dance Spectrum" and "Get Free."

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SD Fringe Top Pick: 'Shelter'

June 11
By Beth Accomando

We are hitting the halfway point of the seventh annual San Diego International Fringe Festival and some shows are rising to the top like Tangata Circus Company's "Real[ise]" and Renee Westbrook's "Shelter."

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SD Fringe Artist Highlight: Iceland's Huldufugl

June 10
By Beth Accomando

The seventh annual San Diego International Fringe Festival is in full swing with a diverse array of shows available at the festival's new home base of Balboa Park. One unique show, "A Box in the Desert," comes from Iceland and involves virtual reality.

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SD Fringe Preview: 'PIG Talk'

June 7
By Beth Accomando

Asian Story Theater stages "PIG Talk" at the 2019 San Diego International Fringe Festival.

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SD Fringe Preview: 'CRAPSHOOT!'

June 7
By Beth Accomando

Todd Blakesley presents "CRAPSHOOT! or Why I Voted for Trump: A love story" at the 2019 San Diego International Fringe Festival.

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SD Fringe Preview: '420 Highku: The Circular Swirls'

June 7
By Beth Accomando

Steven Peter Sanders mixes poetry and music for his 2019 San Diego International Fringe show "420 Highku: The Circular Swirls."

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SD Fringe Preview: 'Things That Go Bump in the Night'

June 7
By Beth Accomando

Jacqueline Witt of Circus Collective of San Diego talks about the company's new San Diego International Fringe show "Things That Go Bump in the Night."

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SD Fringe Preview: 'Space Force'

June 7
By Beth Accomando

Co-writer and actor Michael Shantz talks about Lonesome Whistle Productions' 2019 San Diego International Fringe entry "Space Force."