Arts & Culture

For the first time in its 19-year history, the San Diego Latino Film Festival's theme is Latinos in the U.S. It will also feature events with Latino television stars.
March 09, 2012
Called "El Mundo Extraño" (a sidebar showcase that translates as The Strange World) will feature horror and science fiction films, plus supernatural stories. Filmmakers hope to find a distributor to share their work with a wider audience.
March 09, 2012
Culture Clash returns to La Jolla Playhouse with a new play, "American Night: The Ballad of Juan José," which examines our collective history through the eyes of an immigrant as he studies for his U.S. citizenship test.
February 02, 2012
According to some interpretations of the Mayan calendar, civilization as we know it has about 11 months left. But many people in the Mayan heartland — Guatemala — see it differently.
January 18, 2012
Some of the original artists who painted the Chicano Park murals in the 1970s are painting there once again as part of an unprecedented renovation project to preserve the murals.
January 13, 2012
Today the city of San Diego rescinded a permit allowing advertisers to paint over a vintage sign on the side of the California Theater in downtown San Diego. A public outcry to save the sign is the reason.
December 15, 2011
A vintage ad for a Tijuana racetrack has occupied the side of the derelict California Theater in downtown San Diego since the 60s. KPBS arts reporter Angela Carone says it may disappear to make way for a beer advertisement.
December 12, 2011
Las Vegas-themed TV shows are seeing success, which means that more shows are in the works.
November 28, 2011
In southern New Mexico, scientists are studying a discovery made by student interns at White Sands National Monument. The students found 700 prehistoric footprints of Ice Age giants including mammoths, camels and saber tooth cats.
November 23, 2011
While opponents cheered the decision, supporters plan to file a lawsuit to force the state to offer the plate. They have a track record of winning.
November 10, 2011


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