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Mainly Mozart Welcomes Oscar-Winning Peter & the Wolf

San Diego’s Mainly Mozart Festival will soon do something it has never done before: Present a movie with live orchestra ...

Downton Abbey vs. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: A Tale of Two Actresses

Like millions of others, I’m hooked on Downton Abbey, the deliciously sudsy TV series about an aristocratic family and its ...

Why the (Bleep) Am I Watching Jackass?

During dinner the other night, I got to pick the movie that a group of us would watch on the ...

Casablanca Returns to Big Screens for 70th Anniversary

How will you celebrate the 70th anniversary of Casablanca? You’ve got three new options. You can see the cherished classic ...

Leonardo Live Slated for San Diego Movie Screens

Leonardo is coming to San Diego. No, silly, not Leonardo DiCaprio. I’m talking about the other Leonardo. You know: Leonardo ...

Review: Faust at the Met's Live in HD

/ I don’t usually go to movies at 9:55 a.m. Or operas, either. But here I am on a Saturday ...

Calling All Tots: Crybaby Matinees Want You!

You ever give a dirty look to the parents of a crying baby at a movie theater? Yes? Then you ...

Interview: Russ Peck, Symphony's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Organist

On a recent weekday afternoon, frightening music filled downtown’s Copley Symphony Hall. Dissonant chords erupted in ear-blasting fortissimos. Chromatic scales ...

The Met’s Live in HD Scales San Diego Movie Screens

Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko in Manon. These days, going to the opera is as easy as going to the movies. ...

Interview: Former La Jollan Yoav Potash, Director of Crime After Crime

Yoav Potash, the crusading filmmaker behind the new documentary Crime After Crime, grew up in La Jolla. And he discovered ...

Harry Potter Marathon at AMC

At my house, Harry Potter is like a member of the family. Every book about him was cause for celebration. ...

Horse Whisperer Buck Brannaman Speaks Up

Buck Brannaman is more at home in a horse corral than in a poolside cabana at a trendy hotel in ...

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