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Roland Lizarondo

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Bodhi Tree Concerts Brings 'All Is Calm' Back To Veterans Museum

Nov. 12
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Bodhi Tree Concerts has smartly placed its production of “All is Calm” between Veteran’s Day and Christmas since the choral opera touches on both themes.

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Vanguard Culture's Breakthrough: The Future Features Cutting Edge Science

Nov. 1
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

This weekend you don’t have to choose between events because Vanguard Culture brings together an eclectic mix of treats as it hosts Breakthrough: The Future.

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Let 'Toxic Avenger' Rip Your Heart Out At New Village Arts

Oct. 25
By Beth Accomando, Kurt Kohnen, Roland Lizarondo

This weekend music lovers can choose between San Diego Opera’s "Aida" and New Village Arts’ "Toxic Avenger The Musical."

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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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Audrey II Comes To Carnivorous Life In 'Little Shop Of Horrors'

June 26
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Roger Corman's 1960 B-movie "Little Shop of Horrors" became a popular musical in the 1980s. Now it arrives at New Village Arts in Carlsbad with a slightly different look. The carnivorous plant Audrey II is usually a puppet voiced by a man but in this production African American actress and singer Eboni Muse takes on the role.

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San Diego Opera Presents 'Three Decembers' At Patrick Henry

March 7
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

San Diego Opera will be staging its dētour series chamber opera "Three Decembers" at Patrick Henry’s new PHAME auditorium.

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San Diego Opera's 'All Is Calm' Looks To Christmas Truce Of 1914

Dec. 6, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

In 1914, in the midst of a violent war, British, French and German soldiers engaged in an unofficial ceasefire to celebrate Christmas. San Diego Opera’s production of "All Is Calm" looks to the role song may have played in creating this moment of peace.

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Sculptor Tim Shaw Serves Up Immersive Installation 'Beyond Reason'

Oct. 26, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Northern Irish sculptor Tim Shaw has the first U.S. exhibit of his immersive installation "Beyond Reason" at San Diego Museum of Art. His psychologically charged environments raise questions about terrorism and abuse of power.

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San Diego Museum Of Art Features Mexican Sculptor Javier Marin

Sept. 14, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

The Internet can provide a virtual gallery of almost anyone’s art. But seeing art such as Javier Marin’s striking sculptures up close is a completely different experience.

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San Diego Blues Man Tomcat Courtney Opens Up About His Life And Career

Oct. 10, 2013
By Kurt Kohnen, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Roland Lizarondo

San Diego music legend, Tomcat Courtney stops by KPBS to tell stories and sing some songs.

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Join KPBS For A Weeklong Look At San Diego's Climate Crisis

Sept. 16
By David Washburn

When many of us think of climate change, we still too often think of polar bears and the year 2100 — things far away and long into the future. But climate change is impacting us here and now.

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Study: California Could Lose Millions As Immigrants Begin Disenrolling From Healthcare Programs

Sept. 26
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

California could lose more than $500 million in federal funding if the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule goes into effect next month.

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Protesters Take Over San Diego Congressman Peters' Office

Sept. 26
By Erik Anderson

Environmental activists disrupted work at the San Diego office of Congressman Scott Peters on Friday to protest his refusal to back the Green New Deal.