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Podcast Episode 161: Black Comix And 'Scary Black Folks'

Feb. 15
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie celebrates Black History Month by speaking with Keithan Jones, founder of Black Comix Day, about black comics and movies, and professor John Jennings about a new collective called Scary Black Folks.

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Artist Hopes Gallery Exhibit On Guns Encourages Viewers To Lament

Jan. 24
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The show is called "There Be Dragons" and will be at Quint Gallery in La Jolla through Feb. 23.

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San Diego Museum Of Art Screens 'Bloody Sunday'

Jan. 21
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Museum of Art is screening "Bloody Sunday" in conjunction with its Tim Shaw: Beyond Reason exhibit. The film looks to the 1972 incident in which British soldiers shot at unarmed Irish protesters. I interviewed the filmmakers and some of the people involved in the protest back in 2002 when the film was released.

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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's Top Weekend Events: Billie, Bob and Mary

Dec. 14, 2018
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend, a longtime San Diego artist gets a museum retrospective, 91X presents its holiday concert and we look forward to the return of Mary Poppins!

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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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'Transparent' Producer To Discuss Her Work And Its Impact At UC San Diego

Nov. 14, 2018
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Zackary Drucker, a trans woman and multimedia artist, uses her art to give voice to the transgender community.

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Sculptor Tim Shaw Serves Up Immersive Installation 'Beyond Reason'

Oct. 26, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Northern Irish sculptor Tim Shaw has the first U.S. exhibit of his immersive installation "Beyond Reason" at San Diego Museum of Art. His psychologically charged environments raise questions about terrorism and abuse of power.

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This Pop-Up Art Event Will Help Kickstart Your Collection

Nov. 8, 2018
By Nina Garin

San Diego Art Institute's C-Note Pop-Up Art event sells contemporary works for $100, $200 and $300.

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San Diego Museum Of Art Features Mexican Sculptor Javier Marin

Sept. 14, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

The Internet can provide a virtual gallery of almost anyone’s art. But seeing art such as Javier Marin’s striking sculptures up close is a completely different experience.

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

Sept. 14, 2018
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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San Diego Museum Of Man In Balboa Park Wants Your Help Deciding New Name

July 30, 2018
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's Top Weekend Events: Pride Edition

July 13, 2018
By Andrew Bowen, Nina Garin

San Diego Pride is underway and the weekend is filled with celebrations, art exhibitions, theater and a historic look at San Diego's LGBTQ+ community.

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San Diego Fringe 2018 Wraps Up With Awards Show

June 21, 2018
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 Museum Of Art Hosts Indian Film Series

June 28, 2018
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Museum of Art is currently hosting an exhibit called Epic Tales From Ancient India. It is also running an Indian film series to complement its collection of Indian paintings.

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