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Pop Culture Convention Provides Backdrop For New Novel

Aug. 29
By Beth Accomando

A pop culture convention much like Comic-Con provides the backdrop for Richard Andreoli's new novel, "Battle at the Comic Expo." He will be at Mysterious Galaxy Saturday, Sept. 1, to sign books.

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'Operation Finale' Chronicles The Capture Of Adolf Eichmann

Aug. 28
By Beth Accomando

Director Chris Weitz talks about why a film about the capture of Adolf Eichmann, one of the chief architects of the Holocaust, is timely today. "Operation Finale" opens on Aug. 29 throughout San Diego.

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Old Globe's Barry Edelstein Pays Tribute To Neil Simon

Aug. 27
By Beth Accomando

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon died on Sunday at the age of 91. The Old Globe Theatre is currently running a production of his 1963 play “Barefoot in the Park.”

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Filmmaker Jason Blackmore Presents His Documentary 'Records Collecting Dust 2'

Aug. 23
By Beth Accomando

The Locals is Digital Gym Cinema’s ongoing film series highlighting regional filmmakers. Thursday night through Saturday audiences can meet San Diego based director Jason Blackmore at screenings of his documentary "Records Collecting Dust 2."

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'Seize The King' Has World Premiere At La Jolla Playhouse

Aug. 21
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

La Jolla Playhouse is hosting the world premiere of Will Power’s new play “Seize the King,” which reimagines Shakespeare’s “Richard III” for a modern audience.

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'Star Wars' Screens With Live Music

Aug. 21
By Beth Accomando

For the second time this week, San Diego audiences will have a chance to watch a film with live music. This time it’s the San Diego Symphony presenting "Star Wars – A New Hope" in concert Wednesday night.

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Enjoy Harold Lloyd Silent Classic With Live Music Monday Night In Balboa Park

Aug. 20
By Beth Accomando

Balboa Park and the Spreckels Organ Society host silent movie night this evening with a screening of Harold Lloyd's "Safety Last."

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Podcast 149: Happy Birthday H.P. Lovecraft

Aug. 17
By Beth Accomando

Aug. 20 will mark the 128th anniversary of H.P. Lovecraft’s birth. But how did this man who was born in Providence Rhode Island come to create a body of horror fiction that continues to influence the public consciousness and other artists? Explore that question with the latest podcast.

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Avoid 'Mile 22,' Seek Out 'Summer of 84'

Aug. 17
By Beth Accomando

This weekend choose the well-crafted indie film 'Summer of 84' (playing at Digital Gym Cinema) over the big budget Mark Wahlberg thriller "Mile 22."

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Old Globe Mounts Sparkling Production Of 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Aug. 16
By Beth Accomando

William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," now in performance at the Old Globe Theatre, gives us Benedick and Beatrice, a pair of witty, reluctant lovers who set the tone for screwball comedies and romantic comedies where the lovers just can't seem to realize they are perfect for each other.