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LEONARD NIMOY: 1931-2015
Leonard Nimoy, known for his iconic Vulcan character Mr. Spock on the original “Star Trek” television series and subsequent franchise films, died Feb. 27 in Bel-Air, Calif., his granddaughter Madel...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Benedetti Trio to pay tribute to George Harrison at Dizzy’s in PB
In memory of former Beatle and songwriter George Harrison’s birthday, on Feb. 27, Dizzy’s will host a performance by The Benedetti Trio, featuring guitar virtuoso Fred Benedetti, alongside his voca...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christina Perri performs midday concert in La Jolla
Atlantic recording artist Christina Perri performed a private concert at Westfield UTC in La Jolla on Feb. 18 for 120 fans in partnership with Jack FM radio and its VIP series. Perri is known for h...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valenzuela named music director at All Souls’ Episcopal Church
Acclaimed early music specialist Ruben Valenzuela will lead All Souls’ Episcopal Church, Point Loma, music program beginning Feb. 21. As director of music, Valenzuela will be All Souls’ organist an...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gifted guitarist Israel Maldonado’s jam session at Winston's
One of the most under-rated guitarists in San Diego, Israel Maldonado, performs at Winston’s on Feb. 19. Beginning at 6 p.m., he’ll host the venue’s weekly open jam session. Maldonado is a full-tim...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cirque du Soleil's Varekai set to take over Valley View Feb. 25
Varekai, Cirque du Soleil's latest touring show to visit San Diego, will debut at Point Loma's Valley View Casino Center (the former Sports Arena), 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., for seven performances b...
Feb 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Live ’n’ Local showcase a fun success at Kona Kai
The Kona Kai Resort may not be hosting many music-related events at the moment, but thanks to promoter Shawn Balch, their Sunday concert series, Live 'n' Local, continues to be one of the city’s be...
Jan 23, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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This hero may have already cast you in his latest book
“The Homeless Hero: a Novel,” award-winning author Lee Silber's 22nd book, is dedicated “to all those who have faced adversity and risen above it.” The nod may sound somewhat generic, but be assure...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildlife photographer Mangelsen has seen it all; now you can too
He's taken some four million photographs of animals in their natural states – and wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen’s new book, “The Last Great Wild Places,” is a compendium of the finest work...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Live Music
The Kona Kai Resort is quickly gaining a reputation as the place to catch acoustic music in San Diego. With its beautiful setting right on the water and great, friendly atmosphere and lively perfor...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Must Hear
Whitney Shay is an impressive talent. Whether she’s belting out a standard, blues classic, soul groover or jazzy dance number, her voice and stage presence are formidable. One of the area’s hardest...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Music on the Point returns with stellar organist performance
Music on the Point, the concert series hosted by All Souls’ Episcopal Church, returns on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 4 p.m. The opening concert will be performed by Gabriel Arregui, organist-choirmaster of ...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Live Music
Country and rock crooner Sara Petite performs at Humphreys Backstage Live on Oct. 5. Backed by an excellent band, Petite is the real deal, blessed with an evocative voice and a lineup of great orig...
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Must Hear
A set from bluesman Robin Henkel is nothing less than a fun time. A manic performer, he involves his audience through storytelling, jokes and a performing style that’s as over the top as it is ende...
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local musicians will get their due at the SD Music Awards
The 24th annual San Diego Music Awards is set to take center stage Oct. 6 at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. While the event is open to the public, for local musicians it’s the social event of the y...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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