“300: Rise of an Empire” revels in its ancestor’s distinctive blood-soaked glory, and therefore wins over fans thirsting to see Greece and Persia do battle again.
Editor’s note: The following column is based on the author’s feelings, and does not fully take into account the school district’s viewpoint.
ENCINITAS — The story was about lines and relationships in first of four Patricia Rincon Dance Collective Salon Dances at the Encinitas Library on Feb. 23.
“Non-Stop” is a passable airplane thriller, designed to entertain while up in the air and to be forgotten once disembarking.
SOLANA BEACH — The year: 1666; the setting: France. The language: anything but stodgy.
Cabaret Caccia is currently in its 2014 season, and performances are being held on select Sundays at 7 p.m. in the Encinitas Library.
OCEANSIDE — As part of the monthlong citywide Big Read featuring “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett, a panel of mystery writers will speak at the Civic Center Library Feb. 22.
High on spectacle and history, but low on acting caliber and story, “Pompeii” gets trapped in its own unrelenting rain of volcanic fire.
The 2014 Arts Alive banner season is off to an impressive start.