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Diversionary Theatre Reopens To Live Performances In Remodeled Building

Sept. 24
By Beth Accomando

Diversionary Theatre reopens to both live performances and a newly remodeled facility.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 216: Asians On Screen, From Yellow Peril To Superhero

Sept. 22
By Beth Accomando

In part two of this month's focus on Asian representation in Hollywood, Cinema Junkie speaks with PacArts' Brian Hu about how Hollywood has moved from negative Asian stereotypes to the heroics of Bruce Lee and Shang-Chi.

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Would You Take A Class Called 'Sex, Drugs, And Rock 'N' Roll'?

Sept. 16
By Beth Accomando

San Diego State University is using comics to teach students about critical thinking at a time when such skills are most needed.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 215: Marvel's 'Shang-Chi' Director Destin Cretton

Sept. 9
By Beth Accomando

Two decades ago I met Destin Cretton at a student festival I ran and now he's directing Marvel's "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings." Here's Destin's origin story.

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FilmOut Kicks Off Thursday In-Person With 'Firebird'

Sept. 8
By Beth Accomando

FilmOut San Diego’s LGBTQ Film Festival returns to an in-person event Thursday night with the British-Estonian co-production "Firebird."

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San Diego Rep Latinx Playwright Profile: Nicolas Valdez

Sept. 3
By Beth Accomando

The fifth annual San Diego Repertory Theatre Latinx New Play Festival is Friday to Sunday and Midday Edition is highlighting three of the playwrights. This week: Nicolas Valdez.

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San Diego Rep's Latinx New Play Festival Runs Friday Through Sunday

Sept. 1
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Rep’s Latinx New Play Festival celebrates giving voice to underrepresented communities this weekend.

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Afro-Con Is Coming This Weekend

Aug. 30
By Beth Accomando

The first Afro-Con or Afrofuturism Convention will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA.

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'Candyman' Has A Lot To Unpack

Aug. 27
By Beth Accomando

Candyman began in a story by Clive Barker, was brought to vivid life by Tony Todd in a 1992 film, and is now reimagined by filmmaker Nia Da Costa. The new "Candyman" film opens Friday.

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Digital Gym Cinema Will Reopen At New Downtown Location

Aug. 27
By Beth Accomando

Media Arts Center’s Digital Gym Cinema left its space on El Cajon Boulevard last August and moved all its film programming online because of COVID-19. But during this down time they have been prepping a new space that will open in late fall.

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