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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Music Of Vietnam, Black Opera, HRW Film Festival And ‘Experiments On Stone’

This weekend in the arts, the experimental Vietnamese music of Vân-Ánh Võ, 1960’s women’s lithography, the Human Rights Watch Film Festival and the Met Opera’s ‘Ariadne Auf Naxos.’

Ruth Asawa's

Credit: Courtesy of the Estate of Ruth Asawa/MCASD

Above: Ruth Asawa’s “Desert Plant (TAM.1460), 1965,” color lithograph in on view in a digital exhibition beginning Feb. 8, 2021 at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

As we move further into February, our social media accounts will start reminding us of all the fun and enriching things we did in February 2020. For many of us, that means we’ll soon start stumbling

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San Francisco schools arts department declares ‘acronyms are a symptom of white supremacy culture’

The San Francisco school district’s department of Visual and Performing Arts, referred to as VAPA, is changing its name because “acronyms are a symptom of white supremacy culture,” officials said Monday.

Schools are still closed for in-person learning in San Francisco due to the coronavirus pandemic, but officials of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) board of education have turned their focus to racial justice. Last week, they voted to approve the renaming of 44 schools in the district named after historical figures like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln because of their connections to slavery and the oppression of

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10 crazy tips for cosplaying San Diego at home, long lines and all

So you can’t go to Comic-Con this week, because the enormous pop culture convention – one of the world’s greatest displays of mask wearing – was canceled by a real-life supervillain, the COVID-19 pandemic.

There’s some consolation for the 135,000 dressed-to-the-(Seven-of)-Nines fans who annually crowd the San Diego Convention Center and millions more who don’t, as a scaled-back lineup of movie, TV and comic panels will stream for free on YouTube through Sunday.

Panels are only a small part of San Diego Comic-Con, as anyone lucky enough to attend – and survive – the annual pageant of costumes, collectibles and

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