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San Diego Opera Opens New Season With 'Aida'

Oct. 18
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Opera launches its 2019-2020 season with a well-proven grand opera from Verdi. But this production of "Aida" tries something different.

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San Diego Italian Film Festival Celebrates 13th Year And New Executive Director

Oct. 15
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Italian Film Festival kicks off its 13th year at the Museum of Photographic Arts with a madcap murder mystery and new leadership. Here's a preview.

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Adobe Chapel Provides Perfect Setting For Poefest

Oct. 11
By Beth Accomando

"Write Out Loud" is hosting another Poefest at the Adobe Chapel in Old Town on Fridays and Saturdays through October.

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Hola Mexico Film Festival Returns To Digital Gym Cinema

Oct. 10
By Beth Accomando

This year's Hola Mexico Film Festival Tour 2019 features nine of Mexico's popular films and art house releases.

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OnStage Playhouse Brings 'Carrie: The Musical' Back To Life

Oct. 7
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

October is the month of Halloween and OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista has a production of "Carrie The Musical" to fit the season.

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Celebrity Sonnets And Speeches Focus On Shakespeare's Women

Oct. 7
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Shakespeare Society holds its Celebrity Sonnets at 7:30 p.m., Monday at the Old Globe Theatre.

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Finding 'First Love' In The Midst Of A Violent World

Oct. 4
By Beth Accomando

"First Love" (ends tonight at Landmark's Ken Cinema) is a deliberately deceptive title for the latest film from Japan’s prolific filmmaker Takashi Miike.

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Herbert Sigüenza's 'Bad Hombres/Good Wives' Premiers At San Diego REP

Oct. 2
By Beth Accomando

What do you get when you mix "The Importance of Being Earnest," "The School for Wives," a narco telenovela and lots of banda songs to sing along to? "Bad Hombres/Good Wives" at San Diego REP.

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GI Film Festival Runs Through Sunday With Diverse Lineup

Sept. 24
By Beth Accomando

The fifth annual GI Film Festival San Diego opens Tuesday night and continues through Sunday.

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Brad Pitt Aims For The Stars And Falls Short In 'Ad Astra'

Sept. 20
By Beth Accomando

Brad Pitt's new film "Ad Astra" has him on a mission to the outer rim of the galaxy.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 178: 'Steam Room Stories: The Movie'

Sept. 13
By Beth Accomando

FilmOut San Diego hosted a screening of "Steam Room Stories: The Movie" as part of its ongoing film series. JC Calciano came to San Diego and talked about turning a YouTube series into a feature film.

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USD Hoehn Gallery Opens 'Christ: Life, Death, And Resurrection'

Sept. 13
By Beth Accomando

The University of San Diego’s Hoehn Family Galleries opened an exhibit called "Christ: Life, Death, and Resurrection." It draws upon the works of the Italian Renaissance from The British Museum and includes a drawing from Michelangelo.

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Diversionary Theatre Launches 34th Season

Artistic director Matt Morrow says the theme is 'we are'

Sept. 12
By Beth Accomando

Artistic director Matt Morrow previews Diversionary Theatre's 34th season and explains its theme of "We Are."

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San Diego REP And Amigos Del REP Host Third Latinx New Play Festival

Aug. 28
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

San Diego REP and Amigos del REP hold the Third Annual Latinx New Play Festival at the Lyceum Space Theatre this weekend.

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Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary This Weekend

Aug. 30
By Beth Accomando

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival started in San Diego 10 years ago but moved to The Frida Cinema in Orange County last year. This year's festival runs Friday through Sunday.

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