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Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates National Park Week With Junior Ranger Day and Plein Air Artists in the Park

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates National Park Week With Junior Ranger Day and Plein Air Artists in the Park

Cabrillo National Monument celebrated National Park Week with a Junior Ranger Day event on Saturday, April 17, and is holding a plein air painting by local artists through Monday, May 10.  Families were invited to pick up free copies of the park’s new Junior Ranger booklets from the Visitor Center and complete the activities as […]

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37th California Young Playwrights Contest Is Accepting Entrants

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
37th California Young Playwrights Contest Is Accepting Entrants

Last year’s California Young Playwrights Contest writers were able to celebrate in person. However, this year’s Plays by Young Writers Festival was well received – even in its digital format – by the public and students alike. One educator summed it up by saying, “My students were introduced to a new opportunity. I have several writers in my […]

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A Child Author Who Loves Music

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
A Child Author Who Loves Music

As I have shared for many years, there are a variety of people who capture my attention as they present their special stories. What usually gets my immediate reaction is when children are involved, especially those who use their talents and skills in a unique way. This is one of those young people who caught […]

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Suzy’s Zoo Began Right Here in San Diego

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Suzy’s Zoo Began Right Here in San Diego

As a little girl, Suzy Spafford discovered new worlds and joyful ventures right at the end of her watercolor brush and pastel markers.  At five-years of age she would spend hours merging shapes and colors and creating happy images.  The summer after high school graduation, one of her favorite places became the huge art mart […]

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Mysterious Galaxy Presents a Virtual Release Party for “Wild Sun: Unbound”

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mysterious Galaxy Presents a Virtual Release Party for “Wild Sun: Unbound”

At 5 p.m., Tuesday February 16, Mysterious Galaxy is holding a virtual release party for “Wild Sun: Unbound,” a captivating, high-stakes interplanetary epic from brothers Ehsan and Shakil Ahmad, in which a strong, resourceful woman discovers both enemies and allies as she leads a band of fellow escaped enslaved people through a forest and beyond […]

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Cygnet Theatre Presents The Finish Line Commission

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
Cygnet Theatre Presents The Finish Line Commission

Playwright Aurin Squire will workshop his play “Run/Fire,” which will be directed by Lamar Perry. The reading will be streamed online from Monday, February 8 through Sunday, February 14, 2021. A third commission will take place in the spring of 2021 and will be announced in the near future. When a college student is implicated in a crime spree, his attempt to seek […]

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Bankers Hill Author Explores Living Artfully

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Bankers Hill Author Explores Living Artfully

We all have moments where we consider leaving the hustle and bustle of our daily routine and starting an entirely new life. Maybe it’s selling seashells on the beach in Hawaii. Perhaps it’s taking up painting in Provence. For San Diego author, Marilyn Woods and her husband Jack, it meant leaving behind careers in radio […]

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The Hidden Story

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Hidden Story

Sometimes life takes you on a journey that you never expected.  That’s exactly what recently happened to me. This past month I received a press release on DJ Lance and Tuxedo, a special canine, whose story is on page 2 of this issue.  However, the real story is with Tuxedo’s human companion, Barry Soper.  I […]

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The Old Globe’s Online Marketplace for Holiday Shopping

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Old Globe’s Online Marketplace for Holiday Shopping

The Old Globe launched The Old Globe Marketplace, an online space for the Globe’s talented artisans and staff to offer their goods and services to the public and express their creativity during the prolonged closure of The Old Globe’s performance venues. There are a dozen Globe staff members taking part, with more to be added in the coming weeks […]

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“A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play”

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
“A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play”

Scripps Ranch Theatre & Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) present a filmed version of the 2018 “A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play,” that will be provided for free. Based on the Charles Dickens classic, it will be available to watch from Saturday, December 19 through Sunday, January 3 via the ticket link: http://scrippsranchtheatre.org/christmascarol2020/. Directed by Ted Leib, the […]

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