Category archives for: Film

Modern-day Mel Blanc to embrace the sick and twisted at Spike & Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation in La Jolla


What do the Red M&M, the Cheerios Honey Bee, Dr. Zoidberg from Futurama, Elmer Fudd, and Ren and Stimpy have in common? They are some of the many characters voiced by Billy West, who will make a guest appearance during the 20th annual Spike & Mike Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation, Aug. 24-Nov. 23, at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla.

‘Sideways’ author donates personal papers to UC San Diego

Rex Pickett

A small exhibition from the Pickett archive will be displayed at Geisel Library through Aug. 30.

Jimi Hendrix film to screen at La Jolla museum’s Shore Thing night

La Jollan Melinda Merryweather, pictured here at the time of the filming, can be seen in ‘Rainbow Bridge.’

For one night only, July 18, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego will screen the rarely-seen 1972 Jimi Hendrix film, “Rainbow Bridge,” as part of its Shore Thing summer program at 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla.

Documentary on La Jolla actor Cliff Robertson underway

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To help fund the documentary, Thompson kicked off a campaign on the crowd-funding website,

Hildy Johnson gets the story and the guy in La Jolla Playhouse production

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Jenn Lyon takes on the role of Hildy, a hardcore newswoman who will stop at nothing to get the story in “His Girl Friday.”

La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events: April 26-May 5: Music, dance, photo/art exhibits, La Jolla Half Marathon, Cinco de Mayo party, historical walking tours and more

Photo by Aaron Goulding

La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events from April 26-May 5, 2013 include music and dance performances, photography and art exhibits, La Jolla Half Marathon, Cinco de Mayo party, La Jolla Symphonny concerts and historical walking tours of La Jolla Village.

Celebrity surfer Lakey Peterson to appear at film screening April 26

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Celebrity surfer Lakey Peterson will appear at a free screening of her film “Zero to 100,” 6 p.m., Friday, April 26 at Surf Diva Boutique, 2160 Avenida de la Playa in La Jolla Shores.

Geisel Library to take visitors back in time with films of the La Jolla Cinema League

Scott Paulson, outreach coordinator for the Arts library at uC San Diego’s geisel library, will screen silent films of the la Jolla Cinema league on May 25. Paulson also curates an exhibit about the la Jolla Cinema league that will be on display in May and June. Courtesy of Peter flynn/Geisel library

The screening is in conjunction with an exhibit Paulson curated about the 1920s-era cinema league, which is on display during May and June in the west wing of the library’s lower level.

La Jolla High to screen girls empowerment film

La Jolla High School will host a free screening of “Girl Rising,” a film designed to empower and educate girls through literacy, 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in Parker Auditorium, 750 Nautilus St.
Also screening in theaters across San Diego, “Girl Rising” tells the story of eight girls in Asia and Africa enrolled in the female education program of the nonprofit literacy organization, Room to Read.

Spike & Mike adds three more Festival of Animation shows in La Jolla


Due to “overwhelming fan response” (read: sold-out shows) Craig “Spike” Decker has extended the run of Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation 30th Anniversary show at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla.

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