OCEANSIDE — Author Gary Soto will share more than two decades of his works at a two-day reading festival at MiraCosta College Feb 26 and Feb. 27.
CARMEL VALLEY — Jarvis Chang, a senior at Torrey Pines High School, has a distinguished honor at an upcoming concert.
A project of passion six years in the making, co-directors Mike Bernard and Gavin Froome began showing their film in the summer of last year to great acclaim.
“A Good Day to Die Hard” tarnishes the family name by gutting the iconic action series, tossing its core in front of an incoming armored truck and losing any chance at redemption as it gets mowed down by a volley of helicopter gunfire.
Lasse Hallström’s adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ “Safe Haven” is a sweet yet uneven romantic tale; the ingredients required to make a schmaltzy chick flick are either not utilized to their fullest or demonstrated in a manner that lacks connectivity.
Heartfelt, enthralling, and wry, “Beautiful Creatures” doesn’t break new ground for its genre, but the cast performances and Southern Gothic vibe are instilled with an earnest magic that moviegoers of both sexes will find interesting and enjoyable.
OCEANSIDE — According to Chazz Ross, there are three rules to African drumming. “Have fun, have fun, and go back to rule No. 1,” he said.
CARLSBAD — The Trip to Bountiful playing now at The New Village Arts Theatre stars Sylvia M’Lafi Thompson as Carrie Watts, a role that earned Geraldine Page an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1985.