Tesla: A Radio Play For The Stage


Tesla tells the story of Nikola Tesla’s life as a brilliant but controversial inventor and futurist during the late-19th and early-20th century. The play is excitingly staged as a radio drama featuring live sound effects. Tesla’s volatile relationship with Thomas Edison, his allegiance with George Westinghouse, and his confrontation with the power brokers of American business are recounted from the…

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LA Zoo Hosts Sustainable Wine & Dinner Series


Farm-to-table dinners, local wineries, and an exciting take on conservation and sustainability are all part of the Sustainable Wine & Dinner’s 50th Anniversary celebration at the LA Zoo on April 27, May 11 and June 8. This year we’re launching a series of evenings that put a spotlight on the Zoo’s commitment to conservation and sustainability in engaging new ways.…

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Pair Of Rookies Delivering Early As Padres’ Future Looks Bright


By AJ Cassavell / MLB.com | @AJCassavell For the past year and a half, Padres fans have dreamt of an everyday outfield featuring Manuel Margot in center field and Hunter Renfroe in right. Well, it’s here. And the two rookies have come as advertised. San Diego’s top two offensive prospects probably won’t remain “prospects” much longer. They’re already carving themselves…

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Concrete Poetry: Words And Sounds In Graphic Space


A concrete poem employs language, space, sound, color, and design to communicate meaning, rendering the poem a work of art. In the mid 1950’s an international movement known as concrete poetry sought to break down existing barriers between the visual arts and the written word. Concrete poets were committed to the idea that a poem was not just a column…

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La Jolla Playhouse Announces Four World-Premieres


La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for the development of new work, announces four world-premiere productions for the 2017/2018 season, including the previously-announced Escape to Margaritaville (May/June), featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett and an original story by co-book writers Greg Garcia (“My Name Is Earl”) and Mike O’Malley (“Survivor’s Remorse,” “Shameless”), directed by La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher…

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Two Iconic Artists, Two Definitive Albums, One Historic Night


World renowned Jazz superstars, George Benson and Kenny G, are teaming up for a historic co-headline touring event where each will perform songs from their career defining album plus greatest hits. It’s been 40 years since Jazz visionary George Benson released the groundbreaking Grammy Award winning album Breezin’, selling over 3 million albums and topping the Jazz, R&B and Pop…

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American Women of Flight


The San Diego Air & Space Museum’s exhibit, “American Women of Flight,” honors the contributions to the world of aviation by women. Notable aviatrixes, such as Bessie Coleman, Jacqueline Cochran, Fran Bera, Sally Ride, and many others are featured. Significant women of flight and the events of their day are cited, from the earliest to the latest, covering more than…

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Saint Etienne Announce US Fall Tour


After sharing details on their new album Home Counties last week, Saint Etienne have announced their first US tour in five years. The Home Counties are an embarrassing place to come from. The name itself suggests that somehow the rest of Britain isn’t ‘home’, not even London. It’s where John Major’s vision of cricket and warm beer was meant to…

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Hold These Truths: A One-Man Play


The Pasadena Playhouse present the one-man play by Jeanne Sakata, Hold These Truths running from May 30 – June 25. Starring Joel de la Fuente and directed by Lisa Rothe, the solo show was inspired by the true story of Japanese-American civil rights pioneer Gordon Hirabayashi, to whom President Obama posthumously awarded the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian…

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OC Greek Food Festival Returns To Anaheim


The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music; an outdoor marketplace and expansive “Kidz Zone” with carnival rides & games and other children’s activities, and much more. This year’s festival takes place on Fri. May 19 from 3p.m. to…

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