In the 1950’s Americans were encouraged by religious leaders and law enforcement officials, notably J. Edgar Hoover, to view juvenile delinquency as the nation’s number one domestic issue. Always eager to exploit a trend, low-budget filmmakers responded with a series of sensationalistic “ripped from the headlines” pictures, including a sub-genre of films depicting (allegedly) teenaged girls behaving badly. Call it teensploitation. These stories flirted with nihilism and disrespect as much as they dared to but invariably concluded with a comforting moral, allowing both filmmaker and audiences to have their salacious cake and eat it, too.
Experts in wisdom and social connections, healthy lifestyle and physical exercise, getting a good night’s sleep, technology for seniors, electronic psychotherapies, magnetic brain stimulation, and more share their latest research.
Rooted in San Diego for over 50 years, the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus presents ground-breaking, traditional and contemporary music. A new virtual performance directed by Steven Schick transforms the traditional orchestra to feature small ensembles highlighting a core of talented musicians.