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Chicano Park Day Apr 19, 2014 Celebrate the park's status as an internationally recognized art site with traditional dance performances, live bands, keynote speeches and a display of classic low-rider cars. 80 other events on Saturday, April 19
 
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Avenida Revolución’s renaissance

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Miguel Buenrostro, a passionate 30-year-old filmmaker and photographer, says he’s tired of the telling and retelling of Tijuana’s recent history regarding the drug war and the common perception that the city is still mostly seedy and filled with urban decay.

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Film Pacific Arts Movement’s Spring Showcase comes of age APR 15 | By Glenn Heath Jr. Festival’s fourth annual edition tackles themes ranging from separation to redemption
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Seen Local Angella d’Avignon examines the meaning of stuff APR 14 | By Kinsee Morlan Exhibition at Spring Valley Swap Meet investigates the idea of objects and their value
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Film ‘Under the Skin’ and around the bend of humanity APR 09 | By Glenn Heath Jr. Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi marvel explores identity from the inside out
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The Short List Spring Harp Fest, Live Arts Fest and Alfredo Jaar That brings us to Saturday, April 19, when, at the family-friendly Spring Harp Fest, a seemingly inexhaustible supply of harmonicas will be available.
Theater ‘Mandate Memories’ and mystery at North Coast Rep History, of both a textbook and a personal nature, define Lionel Goldstein’s new play, Mandate Memories, which is having its world premiere at North Coast Repertory Theatre in Solana Beach under the direction of David Ellenstein.
Film ‘Finding Vivian Meier’ is an exercise in futility Finding Vivian Maier is Maloof's attempt at a biographical portrait, tracing Maier's strange and eccentric life as a nanny for households across the country.
 

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Celebrating Chicano Park, wine paired with words and more to do this week

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Digable festivalOn April 22, 1970, the residents of Barrio Logan began a 12-day occupation of a space that the City Council had designated for a park in their neighborhood—a space that a construction crew was about to turn into a parking lot. That 250-person group’s grassroots community triumph against authority is being remembered this month as Chicano Park celebrates its 44th anniversary with the annual Chicano Park Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19. True to those who made the park a reality, this year’s theme is “The Land Belong to Those Who Work It,” and the celebration will feature traditional music and dance; live performances from Chocolate Revolution, Los Nativos, Sumatra and Big Quarters; a lowrider display organized by the Amigos Car Club; and food and arts and crafts vendors. The event is free and open to all ages. ...
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A is for Art Gala Apr 19, 2014 Art SDSU Children's Center hosts this 10 annual event featuring work by local artists and children (ages 6 months to 5 years). Proceeds benefit early childhood art enrichment and fund grants for SDSU student-parents in need. Read more 2 other events on Saturday, April 19
 
just a little bit longer Apr 19, 2014 Art Five female artists have considered a personal object and physically recreated them in multiples through the lens of their specific memories only to sell it at the swap meet. Read more 2 other events on Saturday, April 19
 
Mar y Tierra Apr 19, 2014 Art Voz Alta Project presents new works by San Diego favorites Ricardo Islas and Franky Agostino. Islas pulls his main inspiration from women and the ocean, while Agostino often feature icons and imagery from Mexican culture with a gritty sense of humor. Read more 2 other events on Saturday, April 19
 
 
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