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Eric Casalini (left) and Beth Gallagher (right) star in “To Fall In Love,” a San Diego feature film directed by Michael Foster that is showing at the 2024 Oceanside International Film Festival. (Production photo)

Oceanside International Film Festival highlights North San Diego County projects

OsideNews February 20, 2024
This year’s Oceanside International Film Festival, running now through Friday, offers several films produced by local talent.
The documentary “Six Triple Eight,” which tells the story of 855 Black women who were sent in 1945 to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations, is being screened by the Vista-based nonprofit Foundation for Women Warriors on Feb. 21 in celebration of Black History Month. (Courtesy photo)

Celebrate Black history, support local markets during February

North Coast Current February 5, 2024
With a month as damp as February, it might be easy to forget that our region’s farmers markets are active at this time of year. This month’s Spotlight includes a rundown of our community farmers markets, which are open with winter hours. February marks Black History Month as well, and institutions offer a variety of programs highlighting the contributions of local and national figures to our communities, nation, and world.
Whitney Wegman-Wood wrote and stars in “The Last Butterflies,” which is now making film festival rounds. (“The Last Butterflies” production photo)

Local filmmaker turns personal nightmare into an artistic feat in ‘The Last Butterflies’

Ryan Hardison January 10, 2024
The 2023 short film “The Last Butterflies,” written by San Diego’s own Whitney Wegman-Wood, is a passion project born out of a series of dark and frightening moments.
Christopher Yerikian stars in the independent feature film “Kade,” written and directed by Oceanside filmmaker Garrett Glassell. (“Kade” production photo)

‘Kade’: Oceanside filmmaker’s first feature is a dystopian take on antihero adventure

Ryan Hardison November 10, 2023
“Kade,” the first feature project for Oceanside filmmaker Garrett Glassell, takes viewers a vengeful journey in a world-turned-wasteland as the lead character attempts to grapple with his dark past.
Palomar College student Garrett Glassell (left) stands ready to film a scene for the independent project “Red Blooded” on Aug. 5, 2022, which was filmed partly at the San Marcos campus. Pictured with Glassell are actors Kevin Quezada (center) and Cayden Dillingham. Glassells own Palomar project, a public service announcement, recently earned an Emmy nomination. (Photo by Jennie Olson Six, courtesy of Mercury Cinema)

Oceanside student among Palomar College Emmy nominees

North Coast Current June 13, 2023
Three Palomar College student media projects have earned regional Emmy nominations, the college announced June 9.

Encinitas novelist is international award finalist

North Coast Current May 22, 2020
“Black Market News,” the debut novel by Encinitas-based journalist, filmmaker and educator Roman S. Koenig, is an official 2020 Eric Hoffer Book Award finalist.
Paolo Pierobon as Corrado in “L’ordine delle cose.” (Jolefilm)

ENCINITAS: See Italian film ‘The Order of Things’ March 14 at La Paloma

March 3, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Italian Film Festival invites moviegoers to see “L’ordine delle cose” (“The Order of Things”) at 7 p.m. March 14 at the La Palomar Theatre, 471 S. Coast Hwy 101 in...

Cool on the Coast: No gloom to be found in events for June and July

Layla Marino June 27, 2016
Get ready for lots of outdoor fun this summer with lots of fun for the family. Everyone knows the fair and the races in Del Mar, but other fun in the sun is in no short supply on North County’s coast. When you have to take a little break indoors, don’t forget the world-class music, theater and culture this incredible region has to offer. Happy summer, North Coasters; it’s about time.

Cool on the Coast: May you find arts, food, causes, information

Layla Marino May 19, 2016

This year, May is full of interesting culture, lectures and sports on the North Coast. Gearing up for summer, closing sports seasons and garden planning are all on the roster for residents of coastal North...

Cool on the Coast: Farm-fresh start to the new year in January

Layla Marino January 15, 2016

“New year, new you” is a slogan we’re all familiar with when it comes to that first day of a new year. New Year’s resolutions amount to trying new things and getting out there for more fun and...

Del Mar filmmaker Sue Vicory, currently in production on the Web series “My Power of One,” is one of the guests at the live taping of the 100th episode of the “The IntelleXual Podcast” June 14 at the Grand Horton Theatre in San Diego. (Photo by Carla Van Wagoner of IntelleXual Entertainment)

Del Mar filmmaker Sue Vicory emphasizes the Power of One

Amanda Rhoades September 30, 2015

When her kids went off to college, Sue Vicory didn’t settle into retirement. Instead, she asked herself who she wanted to be in the second part of her life. The answer was a documentary filmmaker. Vicory,...

Cast and crew members of “Things Happen” answer questions following the film’s premiere June 14 at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego. Left to right: Cinematographer Bryan Davis, actor and writer Sebastien Cipolla, director and writer David S. Dawson and actor Merrick McCartha. Kristin Naomi Garcia (far right) moderated the session. (Photo by Carla Van Wagoner of intelleXual entertainment)

‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

Adam Burkhart June 17, 2015

On a recent Sunday, a couple of hours before the hosts and crew of “The IntelleXual Podcast” were to celebrate their 100th episode with a live taping at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego,...

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