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Kris Arciaga

Video Journalist

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As a video journalist, Kris works with a team of news producers and reporters to shoot and edit news packages used in KPBS Evening Edition.

Kris began his professional career volunteering at KOCT in Oceanside where he received training in all areas of production and news gathering. As a news photographer at KUSI and Fox 6 San Diego, he learned techniques to help hone his craft of visual storytelling.

Kris graduated with a BA in visual arts from Cal State San Marcos with a focus on film and television.

Outside of news gathering, he enjoys surfing, live music and discovering new restaurants.

Recent Stories by Kris Arciaga

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Fern Street Circus Tackles Health Care In New Touring Show 'Pre-Existing Condition'

Oct. 4
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Fern Street Circus is coming up on three decades of performing and will be launching its 2018 Neighborhood Tour tomorrow. Here's a look back on its past and what fuels its social purpose.

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New Exhibit Depicts Struggle, Triumphs Of San Diego's LGBTQ Community

July 13
By Kris Arciaga

"LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories Of Struggle and Triumphs" is a new exhibit at the San Diego History Center, featuring artifacts, photographs and memorabilia representing both persecution and victories the community experienced.

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'The Tempest's' Prospero Gets Gender Swapped At Globe

June 18
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Actress Kate Burton is probably best known for her film role in "Big Trouble in Little China" and her TV roles in "Scandal" and "Grey’s Anatomy." Currently she stars as Prospera in the Old Globe Theatre’s gender-swapped production of Shakespeare’s "The Tempest."

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'The Squirrels' Invade La Jolla Playhouse

June 15
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

La Jolla Playhouse just opened a new play by Robert Askins called "The Squirrels" and things have gotten a bit squirrelly.

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Wonderspaces Brings Immersive Art Back To San Diego

June 8
By Kris Arciaga

Wonderspaces returns to San Diego Friday, shining a spotlight on 15 interactive works of art from around the world. The pop-up museum at the B Street Cruise Terminal at the Port of San Diego will run through the summer.

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San Diego Symphony Screens Silent Classic 'The Passion Of Joan Of Arc'

May 17
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The San Diego Symphony will present Carl Dreyer's 1928 silent classic "The Passion of Joan of Arc" this Saturday as part of its Fox Theatre Film Series. The music collective Luscious Noise will perform live as the film plays at Copley Hall.

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City Heights Youth Garden Helps Grow Job Skills

April 6
By Kris Arciaga

Students are growing more than vegetables and fruits at Second Chance Youth Garden in City Heights, which offers them a chance to explore careers and develop job skills.

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'Pirates of Penzance' Sets Sail At San Diego Opera

Oct. 13, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Sometimes art emphasizes escape over enlightenment. Such is the case with San Diego Opera’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s "The Pirates of Penzance."

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Eco Learning Lab Gives Fairgoers Chance to Get Their Hands Dirty

July 3, 2017
By KPBS News, Kris Arciaga

This year the San Diego County Fair at Del Mar offered a tour of the Eco Learning Lab, which provides hands-on environmental education to the community.

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Comic Book Artists Stan Sakai And Kevin Eastman At IDW Comic Art Gallery Friday

June 2, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga, Matthew Bowler

A samurai rabbit and ninja turtles will be meeting up yet again after decades apart for a new IDW comic book coming out in July. To celebrate the reunion, IDW is bringing “Usagi Yojimbo” creator Stan Sakai and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT)” co-creator Kevin Eastman together tonight at Comic Art Gallery in Liberty Station.

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