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

Dec. 6
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
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
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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Behind The Scenes: 'Logan Heights'

Sept. 20, 2013
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Last weekend, playwright Josefina Lopez had two plays running in San Diego, the politically charged "Detained in the Desert" at the La Jolla Playhouse’s Shank Theater and the highly personal "Logan Heights" at Onstage Playhouse. The productions reveal the role community theater plays in telling these stories.

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Gator By The Bay Celebrates Zydeco, Blues And Bayou Music

May 9, 2013
By Kurt Kohnen, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Roland Lizarondo

A preview of San Diego's annual Cajun-fest, Gator by the Bay, with music from the band Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters.

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lê thi diem thúy decribes her novel, The Gangster We Are All Look For

Feb. 15, 2011
By Clare Pister, One Book One San Diego, Roland Lizarondo

The Gangster We Are All Looking For is the 2011 One Book, One San Diego selection. Listen to a plot summary by the author, lê thi diem thúy, given during her visit to San Diego in February 2011.

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