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Carmel Valley Urged to Donate Dancewear to Give Hope to Underprivileged Children

As in most dance schools, ushering out the old year and in with the new also means it’s time for a little ‘housekeeping’.  I know in our studio and I suspect we are not alone, we accumulate a wealth of left behind clothing, including dancewear from September through December.  Don’t ask me how or why; […]

Film screening, Q&A with producer Elaine Mae Woo, and reception Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Join the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum for a special screening of this documentary that chronicles Anna May Wong’s (1905-1961) ascent from humble beginnings in a Los Angeles Chinese laundry to international film stardom. With […]

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I have to admit, I went in a bit biased the first time I saw Big Hero 6, but I was pleasantly surprised to find a film boasting quality more than what I had expected. After a pretty bland year in animation for Disney, loosely based on the identically named graphic novel series was quite […]

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Raphael; The Prince of Painters 19 December 2014 – 26 April 2015 Raphael’s recently discovered The Madonna of the Pinks will be exhibited for the first time in the United States at the Timken Museum of Art in Balboa Park. To kick off the Timken’s 50th anniversary, this painting comes on special loan from the […]

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If you’re looking for a place to find a real San Diego movie review?  Well, here’s the place.  Today we’ll review Interstellar. In the near future, Earth’s oxygen is beginning to run out and humanity has devolved into a farming society in the new IMAX sci-fi film Interstellar, directed by Christopher Nolan (Inception). Natural resources […]

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Del Mar native, Ashley Fox Linton, is the recipient of the Founder’s Day Service Award for her participation with the Holiday Magic Project, an annual compilation CD benefitting Children’s Hospitals. For the last 8 years, the vocalist has contributed original songs to the album with various collaborators. About the Holiday Magic Project: Since 2003, the Children’s […]

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The animated movie “The Book of Life” begins when a school bus arrives at a history museum, full of rowdy, mischievous children.  An experienced female tour guide leads the students on a secret tour, and tells them about the most famous Mexican legend of all time, written within the magical book of life.  The main […]

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“Live It” is a fundraising event, hosted at the Del Mar Plaza, that utilizes yoga, music, art and food to bring about social change.  The Hale Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization that was created by a group of teachers, performers, entrepreneurs, and artists that are committed to making sure all kids in San Diego have […]

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Dance Hearts/Bells of Freedom Rings in Happy Holidays for Military Families San Diego based Dance Hearts, a recognized 501 (c) 3 Public Charity and Bells of Freedom, a program specifically designed to care for U.S. military families, kicks off  two events aimed at making the Holidays for our local enlisted men, women and their families […]

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In dance, everything is timing.  You hear it each time you walk through the classroom or rehearsal hall…5, 6, 7 8!  To be in perfect time will more likely translate into a perfect performance. Another kind of “timing” also contributes to a dancer’s progress and success.  That one deals with the battle all of us […]

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The story begins in a Victorian-era town called Cheeseridge, which holds a terrifying secret. Small, blue, humanoid creatures clad in cardboard boxes called boxtrolls emerge from the sewers every night to snatch up children and gobble them up to fuel their mountains of bones and rivers of blood.  At least…that’s what the townsfolk believe.  In […]

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Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) Envision Theatre is thrilled to present  the comedy play “Museum”  by Tina Howe, November 7, 8, 13, 14 & 15, 2014 at the CCA Proscenium Theatre.  Guest Directed by Jason Maddy with Technical Direction by Jeremy Sewell and Costumes by Janet Pitcher.  Additional Production team includes CCA Student Kyra McCullough as […]

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