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Robert and Dorothy Shapiro were avid and joyful contemporary art enthusiasts involved with Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego for nearly 50 years, from the 1960s to 2012, as supporters, advocates...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Within every punk, there’s a kid who just wants to be loved. Armed with loss, heartbreak and a voice that cries for help, multitalented French enchantress Soko is the kind of rebel who gives out ki...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peters launches 2015 high school art competition
Congressman Scott Peters, whose 52nd District includes La Jolla, has launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for district high school students. Over the last two years, participation in the...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New SD Opera chief tasked with finding patrons' niche
New San Diego leadership By now, the music lovers among us know that San Diego Opera has chosen a new general director, David Bennett. He hails from New York City, where he was executive director o...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tomoe Gozen, a real-life female samurai, can tell you all about it. Her heartbreaking tales of love, loss and conflict in 12th-century Japan are saved for posterity in an ancient text belonging to ...
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ion's 'Kin' works amid cast's and writer's due diligence
ion theatre company executive artistic director Claudio Raygoza is the stated man in charge of Kin, latest entry in the group’s Off-the-Radar series (he's assisted by Julio Jacobo) — but in a pre-s...
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stalin-era executions darken Globe's 'The Twenty-Seventh Man'
The Old Globe Theatre production of Nathan Englander’s “The Twenty-Seventh Man” has been extended through March 22. Directed by Globe artistic director Barry Edelstein, the work is based on a histo...
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCR's 'Chapter Two': For once, Neil Simon isn't all that bad
I still say that Marvin Neil Simon — the only living playwright with a Broadway theater named after him (in 1983) — is a criminally overrated craftsman, whose claims to fame feature a host of under...
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Noted figurative painter to show works at La Valencia
Monarch Arredon Contemporary Art and La Valencia Hotel will be presenting internationally renowned figurative painter Cathrine Edlinger-Kunze on Saturday, March 21, as part of a collaborative art p...
Mar 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LEONARD NIMOY: 1931-2015
Leonard Nimoy, known for his iconic Vulcan character Mr. Spock on the original “Star Trek” television series and subsequent franchise films, died Feb. 27 in Bel-Air, Calif., his granddaughter Madel...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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One proud mother
One proud mother, I went to New York City for the premiere of my late daughter Laura Morefield’s “The Work at Hand,” a chamber work written by acclaimed American composer Jake Heggie (“Dead Man Wal...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Read all about it! Local arts reporter survives frozen tundra!
NEW YORK — The chill factor at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb.15 was minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit. We walked to the corner to hail a cab, and I felt like I was naked on Michi...
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Something's rotten in the state of Denmark, all right. It's actually Hamlet, charged toward vengeance by the ghost of his murdered father and king. Like any self-respecting avenging son, he seeks t...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Billy Kinsey – part genius, part philosopher and social critic, full-time insomniac, closeted rock drummer and heir to a lottery fortune – has decided that the best way to deal with an absurd world...
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Discovered Seuss manuscript to be published July 28
A new Dr. Seuss book will be published later this year from an original manuscript and accompanying sketches discovered in the La Jolla home of the famed author and illustrator. Random House and th...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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