Write On, Oceanside Celebrates Local Authors

OCEANSIDE—The Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, in partnership with Oceanside Public Library, celebrates local authors at the “Write On, Oceanside! Literary Fair” from June 22 to June 24. On June 22, authors from a wide variety of genres will be on hand to discuss, sell and sign their works at the Sunset Market in the Main […]

Witness The Rise Of A Dark Lord In Darth Vader #1 Coming In June

New York, NY–The most fearsome villain in the entire galaxy returns for an all-new series! Today, Marvel Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. are pleased to announce a new beginning for one of the most popular Star Wars comic book series! This June, prepare for Darth Vader #1 – the all-new ongoing series coming to a comic […]

‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’, ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Blackish’, and Beyonce Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards

By Danny R. Johnson San Diego County News’ Entertainment News Editor LOS ANGELES – Moonlight, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Beyonce were big winners at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards handed out over two nights. Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, EMMY winner Viola Davis, Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson, Terrence […]

Podcast: Author Gabriella Van Rij On Racism And Bullying

San Diego County News contributor Judith Cochran interviews author Gabriella van Rij. She was plucked from a Pakistani orphanage at the age of three and adopted by a Dutch family. Raised in Holland, she learned about bullies and racism the hard way, but she refused to remain a victim. Instead, she used understanding and empathy […]

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Geraldine Brooks To Speak At MiraCosta College

OCEANSIDE–In celebration of One Book, One San Diego’s 10th anniversary, the Oceanside Public Library will host a presentation by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks. Brooks was One Book, One San Diego’s featured author in 2013 for Caleb’s Crossing, an historical novel inspired by the true story of the first Native American to graduate from Harvard […]

Stan Lee Launches New Comic Franchise “Nitron”

LOS ANGELES–The legendary Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, The Avengers, Iron Man, amongst hundreds of others, has created an original new comic book titled Nitron, along with Keya Morgan and Michael Benaroya, and through Benaroya Pictures they are developing and producing a transmedia franchise around the new comic book that will […]

Dark Horse And Joss Whedon Unveil “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” Season 11

SAN DIEGO–Dark Horse Comics has unveiled the next installment in Joss Whedon’s Buffy comics series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11. The talented comics duo of Christos Gage (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10, Avengers Academy) and Rebekah Isaacs (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10, Angel & Faith) returns with more shenanigans from the Scoobies. After overcoming […]

Dark Horse To Publish Original Graphic Novel “Muhammad Ali

Milwaukie, OR–Dark Horse Comics is set to release Muhammad Ali, the story of an icon in a graphic novel from writer Sybille Titeux and artist Amazing Ameziane. Published for the first time in English, this critically acclaimed French graphic novel celebrates the life of the glorious athlete who metamorphosed from the young boxer Cassius Clay […]

Legendary Bebop Jazz Drummer Stan Levey Gets the Last Word in Biography of his Illustrious Life

By Danny R. Johnson Jazz and Pop Music Critic Between 1945 and 1950, two gods dominated American music – Bird and Diz. Every young jazz musician and composer, regardless of instrument, emulated them. Pop arrangers and film composers and conservatory students entertained themselves by appropriating the hip chords, cool dissonances, and in wit of bop. […]

Local Author To Visit Oceanside Library

OCEANSIDE–Local author Earl Javorsky will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Trust Me, January 27 in the Civic Center Library Foundation Room in downtown Oceanside. Earl Javorsky is an author with two mystery novels released in the past year. He also works as an editor/proofreader, although in the past he has, among other […]