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San Diego Opera Brings 'Barber Of Seville' To Drive-In

April 13
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Opera is staging two outdoor drive-in shows this month: the first is its annual One Amazing Night concert and the second is the comic opera "The Barber of Seville." Both will be drive-in events at the Pechanga Sports Arena parking lot.

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The Cartography Of Poetry At Art Produce

April 13
By Julia Dixon Evans

Art Produce poet-in-residence Catherine Kineavy brings Julia Alvarez to local audiences, as well as public workshops and a poetry soapbox video series with local artists and performers.

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Pac-Arts' Spring Showcase Preview

April 8
By Beth Accomando

Pac-Arts is holding a virtual launch party Friday for its upcoming Spring Showcase where it will reveal its full line up. But artistic director Brian Hu offers a sneak peek at his "Songs Our Elders Taught Me" program that he created in response to recent anti-Asian violence.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Baseera Khan, Flower Fields Theater, Dances To Strings, 'Hype Man' And Wood Type Prints

April 8
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts in San Diego: testing the waters of in-person performances and events, plus some virtual and solo appointment options too.

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Podcast Looks To 1871 L.A. Chinatown Massacre

March 24
By Beth Accomando

The podcast "Blood on Gold Mountain" debuted last month. It tells the story of the 1871 L.A. Chinatown massacre through the eyes of Yut-Ho, a young woman who arrives in California as a refugee. Episode 2 releases today.

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5 Songs To Discover In San Diego In April

April 7
By Julia Dixon Evans

We’re listening to new music from San Diego bands and musicians, including Lein, D.WREX, J. Breckenridge, Twin Ritual and Kelly Einbinder. Plus, a shout out to the music in each episode of the Parker Edison Project.

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San Diego Opera Returns To The Drive-In

April 6
By Beth Accomando

The ability to hold in-person events is rapidly moving forward but San Diego Opera has a long lead time for planning its events. General Director David Bennett addressed what these changes mean for the company and about its events scheduled for the end of this month.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Logan Lone Piano, 20 Women Artists Now, Flavia D'Urso, Feminist Film And 'Commedia Dell'Arte'

April 1
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for weekend arts events include Carrie Feller's Logan Lone Piano Concert, 20 Women Artists NOW at Oceanside Museum of Art, Flavia D'Urso at Art Produce, Commedia dell'Arte at The Old Globe and a virtual feminist film program at The Front.

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5 Works Of Art To See In San Diego In April

April 1
By Julia Dixon Evans

Check out these five notable works of visual art in San Diego this month: Christian Garcia-Olivo at the Porto Vista Hotel, Annie Fang at SDMA, Manuelita Brown at OMA, Mark Laver at False Cast Gallery and Regan Russell from outside the New Children's Museum.

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'Godzilla vs. Kong' Has Big Screen Appeal

March 31
By Beth Accomando

"Godzilla vs. Kong" is a big movie about gigantic monsters facing off and it is proving to be exactly the type of film to draw people into recently reopened cinemas.

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The First Museum In San Diego To Unionize Has A Contract

March 30
By Julia Dixon Evans

Workers and the New Children's Museum have agreed on their historic first contract despite pandemic closures and layoffs. The contract includes an average pay increase of 17%, safety protections, increased time off, participation in some decision making processes and recall rights for laid-off employees.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Young Art', Melissa Evans Tierra And 'Harlem Duet'

March 25
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include SDMA's Young Art exhibition, a virtual piano concert, Coronado Playhouse's latest production, The Black Iris Project, 'Contralto' and 'A Shimmer of Strings.'

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The Wild Imagination Of Choreographer Jeremy McQueen

March 25
By Julia Dixon Evans

The San Diego-born founder of the Black Iris Project discusses his latest ballet work, "Wild: Act 1," and explores youth incarceration and systemic racism in the justice system.

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Sarah Hennies' 'Contralto' Lets Women's Voices Be

March 23
By Julia Dixon Evans

Composer Sarah Hennies explores gender and sound in trans women vocalists in her groundbreaking work, “Contralto,” combining experimental documentary with Project [BLANK]'s live instrumentalists playing the score.

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'The Courier' Tells Lesser Known Real Life Spy Story

March 20
By Beth Accomando

Movie theaters reopened on Friday, which is exciting news for people waiting for big Hollywood films like "Godzilla VS Kong," the new Bond and "Black Widow." This weekend many of the Oscar-nominated films are hitting cinemas for the first time, and the one new release is the spy thriller, "The Courier."

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