San Diegans can enjoy authentic Puerto Rican Bomba music right here in Southern California. Rafael Cepeda’s nephew, Manny Cepeda, lives and plays right here in San Diego. Manny Cepeda and his Orchestra are well-known in San Diego. They play at many San Diego events such as Gator On the Bay, Art Walk in Little Italy and on the Embarcadero.
Joy for Jolie. With majestic wings, pointy horns, glowing eyes and enhanced cheekbones, Angelina Jolie (“Wanted”) is a magnetic and menacing presence. With all the elements of the beloved story there – Maleficent, a fire-breathing dragon, three fairy godmothers, Princess Aurora and Prince Philip – a twist on the cliché “true love’s kiss” is a welcomed one.
The franchise that started the golden era of superhero movies is back with “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” with Bryan Singer (“Superman Returns”) returning to the director’s chair. More a sequel to the phenomenal “X-Men: First Class” than to the original X-Men trilogy, expectations towards the ambitious picture are at a premium.
Following several months of the kind of stress and drama befitting a classic opera tale, the board of directors of the San Diego Opera have reached a decision to undo a previous vote that would have shut down the company. Every member of the board voted to remain open, thus the 50th season of the opera will be staged.
What if you could preserve your consciousness and live on even after you pass? What if it’s possible to transfer your memories, thoughts and feelings into a computer and continue to grow? Would it still be you? How far would you take it? Would you make the world a better place given the chance? But at what cost and consequence? Is there such thing as a perfect world?