San Diego County, CA Entertainment

San Diego, CAKPBS

Summer Music Series: Jelani Aryeh

A bonus episode of San Diego News Now featuring the KPBS Summer Music Series: Jelani Aryeh. Good Morning, I’m Annica Colbert….it’s Saturday, July 31st. KPBS’ Summer Music Series opens featuring Jelani Aryeh. That’s next, but first... let’s do some headlines…. ######. A clinical trial is underway at UC Davis Health...
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San Diego,

Mystery art at the County Administration Building!

I’m sure somebody out there knows the story behind the above art. Even after extensive searches on the internet, it’s a mystery to me!. Two identical artworks are mounted on the north and south side of San Diego’s 1938 County Administration Building. Whenever I walk near the building, I look up at these medallion-like discs and try to figure out what is depicted.
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San Diego County, CASan Diego weekly Reader

SD MCs bet on AMC’s BFD after GameStop jump

As of late, San Diego hip-hoppers have been feeling bullish after linking up ‘on the low’ and strategizing their financial fates. “I have a few friends in the local hip-hop scene that I discuss crypto and stocks with, and a few of them also got some AMC [American Multi-Cinema],” says rap artist Kahlee. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., which the New York Stock Exchange lists as AMC, was selling for about $13 a share in mid-May. As of June 23, the company, which runs eight movie theatres throughout San Diego County and over 600 others nationwide, was priced around $60 per share.
San Diego,

Opinion: San Diego theaters should copy Stephen Colbert’s COVID-19 policy

Weinberger is a pediatric pulmonologist and a visiting professor of clinical pediatrics at UC San Diego, which is affiliated with Rady Children’s Hospital. He lives in Encinitas. COVID-19 vaccinations have been alleviating the pandemic in the U.S. However, the disease is increasing in those who have not received a COVID-19...

Retired science teacher enjoying second career as in-demand dog sculptor

ENCINITAS — Ever since his first hunting trips with his dad more than 60 years ago,James Kermott has loved bird-hunting pointer dog breeds. The retired Encinitas science teacher said he enjoys the pointers’ tireless energy, their discipline and their remarkable ability to follow the scent of quails, grouse, pheasants and other wild birds for miles. His expertise with hunting dogs has made him a top field trials judge at American Field and American Kennel Club competitions for English pointers, Weimaraners, Vizslas, German shorthairs and setters. And his skill at sculpting these dogs in bronze has made his artwork a coveted collectible in the hunting community.
Coronado, CAThe Coronado Times

Coronado Playhouse Announces 76th Season

Coronado Playhouse proudly announces its 2022 Season of six fully-staged productions, three of which are San Diego premieres, and two cabaret shows. For the 2022 Season, the Playhouse welcomes five returning and three debuting directors, bringing theatregoers a wide variety of musicals, plays, including a modern take on classical theatre, to entertain and enlighten young and old alike. Also in the works for next summer is a brand-new festival of staged readings by BIPOC playwrights.
San Diego County,

Ovation Theatre to present the San Diego premiere of ‘Something Rotten!’

Ovation Theatre will host the San Diego premiere of “Something Rotten!” -- a hilarious mash-up of 21st century Broadway meets 16th century Shakespeare featuring performers from San Diego County. Performers will include Broadway San Diego Awards semi-finalist Evelyn Berry, and National Youth Arts Artist of the Year for San Diego/North County Audrey Deubig, both recent graduates from La Costa Canyon High School and Escondido High School.
San Diego County,

Celebrity cookbook round-up!

Although it may be too hot to turn on the oven, readers can live vicariously through these five fun cookbooks penned by celebrity authors:. Best known for his role in the film Machete as the title character, actor Danny Trejo released his first cookbook: “Trejo’s Tacos: Recipes and Stories from L.A.: A Cookbook” in 2020. Focusing on Mexican cuisine, his San Fernando Valley upbringing, and his journey into becoming a restaurateur, Trejo has created a surprisingly wonderful book that is five parts recipes, two parts autobiography, and one part history of Los Angeles. Trejo offers something for everyone — from carnivores to vegans — with recipes like award-winning vegan cauliflower tacos to a sweet and spicy brisket. Highly recommended for those trying to up their Taco Tuesday game.

New chorale director at Center for the Arts; singers sought

Justin Gray will lead the chorale at the California Center for Arts, Escondido. After nearly a decade conducting the chorale at the California Center for Arts, Escondido, Joe Stanford is passing the baton to Justin Gray. Stanford will continue on as artistic director of the Escondido Choral Arts Foundation and...

Patio Playhouse’s rock musical “Miss You Like Hell” opening July 30

Escondido’s Patio Playhouse Community Theater is returning to live, in-person performances with its outdoor production of “Miss You Like Hell,” opening Friday, July 30 as part of its Patio Plays in the Park summer season. The rock musical features original songs, with book and lyrics by Quiara Alegría Hudes plus...
San Diego,

San Diego Premiere of Something Rotten!

San Diego Premiere of Something Rotten! Ovation Theatre Performances: Friday August 6th – Sunday August 15th. Ovation Theatre is proud to present the San Diego Premiere of Something Rotten! – a hilarious mash-up of twenty-first-century Broadway meets sixteenth-century Shakespeare featuring local performers from San Diego County including Broadway San Diego Awards Semi-Finalist, Evelyn Berry, and National Youth Arts Artist of the Year for San Diego/North County, Audrey Deubig – both recent graduates from La Costa Canyon High School and Escondido High School.
San Diego,

SAN Arts Program Selects Kaori Fukuyama For Under The Wing Mentorship Program

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The Arts Program at San Diego International Airport selected Kaori Fukuyama, a San Diego-based multi-disciplinary artist, to participate in the “Under the Wing” mentorship program, it was announced Thursday. Fukuyama will support mentor artist Nova Jiang, who has been commissioned to create a permanent public artwork...