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Thursday, 23rd May 2019

Weightless at A.C.T.’s Strand Theater

By on May 4, 2019 in Arts, Arts & Culture, Features, Theatre & Musicals

The story is a retelling of the love that exists between the sister’s Procne (Kate Kilbane) and Philomela (Lila Blue) from Ovid’s Metamorphoses. It is described as “part concert, part play, and part dream”. Procne’s father is about to marry her off , the sisters are not having it and run away. The darkness they encounter causes some hesitation to continue, but God (Julia Brothers) takes an interest in the sisters, and brightens up the moon to help them find their way.

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Come Celebrate at this year’s Beer Mitzvah!

By on Apr 20, 2019 in Arts & Culture, Community, Features, Festivals, Fundraisers & Charities

Did you know that most beer can be considered “kosher-style” when it does not contain lactose, gelatin, spices, fruit or fruit syrups! Come celebrate this knew knowledge (unless you knew already, then come celebrate this old knowledge) and Temple Israel as they countdown to their 100th anniversary in 2020.

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Marvel Studios’ AVENGERS: ENDGAME fan event

By on Apr 18, 2019 in Arts & Culture, Features, Film

Are you ready for AVENGERS: ENDGAME? Check these photos of stars, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Paul Rudd and Jeremy Renner, along with producer Kevin Feige and directors Anthony and Joe Russo, greeted excited fans at a special Marvel Studios’ AVENGERS: ENDGAME fan event held in Shanghai.

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The Jungle at the Curran

By on Apr 9, 2019 in Arts, Arts & Culture, Community, Features, Theatre & Musicals

The Curran has brought “The Jungle” to the Bay Area after having sold out shows in New York and London. The play is based on a self made refugee camp that was located on the outskirts of the French city, Calais, from January 2015 to October 2016. Calais’s proximity to the UK, the desired final destination, is why many refugees continue to arrive there today.

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SDLFF – Frontera Filmmakers

By on Mar 22, 2019 in Arts & Culture, Community, Features, Festivals, Film

The San Diego Latino Film Festival shows a variety of themed short film blocks. Every year I make sure to check out one of their showcases. This year I attended Frontera Filmmakers, featuring movies made by directors near our border town of San Diego and Tijuana.

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Film Review: Nos Llaman Guerreras

By on Mar 20, 2019 in Arts & Culture, Features, Film

The documentary film Nos Llaman Guerreras (They Call Us Warriors) directed by Jennifer Socorro, Edwin Corona and the late David Alonso, centers on the Venezuelan women’s soccer team and their fight to win the first World Cup for their country. What makes these women different from all other female soccer players, they had to fight against their country’s political and economic strife to get there.

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