Arts

Film review: Best to diverge away from ‘Divergent’

Film review: Best to diverge away from ‘Divergent’

“Divergent” tries to come into its own but fails in its strive for individuality, all because it can’t recognize the absence of color and depth within its uninteresting personality.

Documentary aims to tell ‘American story’ of internment camps

SANTA ANA — Executive producer Ecar Oden said the story of Japnese American internment camps operating in the U.S. during World War II is an American story.

New radio station makes concert-going easier

New radio station makes concert-going easier

SOLANA BEACH — Deciding which concerts to attend at Solana Beach’s iconic Cedros Avenue music venue just got easier thanks to Belly Up Tavern Radio, a streaming station on the facility’s homepage that allows live music junkies to hear artists who will be performing in upcoming shows.

Exhibit of artwork featuring women packs a punch

Exhibit of artwork featuring women packs a punch

ENCINITAS — “One Woman’s Journey” at the Encinitas Community Center Gallery packs a pretty powerful punch.

Brush with Art: Remembering the musical mastery of Steve White

Brush with Art: Remembering the musical mastery of Steve White

For 20 years patrons of the Seaside Bazaar in Encinitas enjoyed local legend Steve White’s performances of his distinctive music. On March 16 — which would have marked White’s 64th birthday — his life will be celebrated with the first annual Steve White Music and Art Festival.

Film review: Feel the need?

Film review: Feel the need?

Turbo-charged fun fuels throwback to 1960s and ‘70s car films  

Film review: Once more unto the breach

Film review: Once more unto the breach

“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.

Brush with Art: Turning the tide on Pacific View

Brush with Art: Turning the tide on Pacific View

Editor’s note: The following column is based on the author’s opinion, and does not fully take into account the school district’s viewpoint.

Dancers, musician, and painter collaborate in the first of four stirring performances

Dancers, musician, and painter collaborate in the first of four stirring performances

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.

Film review: No need to board ‘Non-Stop’

Film review: No need to board ‘Non-Stop’

“Non-Stop” is a passable airplane thriller, designed to entertain while up in the air and to be forgotten once disembarking.