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Ocean Beach Street Fair highlights the best in local music
The annual Ocean Beach Street Fair has many things going for it, including great weather, proximity to the beach and of course, the chili, but without a doubt the biggest draw is the music. Music f...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playhouse performer, Globe ex-helmer Tresnjak get off-Broadway awards
Playwrights and director capture awards In New York City on May 18, Rajiv Joseph (“Guards at the Taj,” seen at La Jolla Playhouse earlier this season) received an Obie Award for best new play for t...
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New photography gallery opens on Prospect Street
Aaron Goulding's been a punk rock musician, a professional body boarder and a surf photographer. Now he's got an art gallery in La Jolla showcasing his work. The 1,300-square-foot Aaron Goulding Ph...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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More boats, new owner at Harbor Island’s annual boat show
With an additional 120 feet of dock space installed for in-the-water exhibits, the new owner of the San Diego International Boat Show, Orange County-based Duncan McIntosh Co., promises a “bigger an...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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MCASD deputy chief named museum’s new director
After more than three decades at the helm, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego director Hugh Davies is preparing to hand the reins to MCASD deputy director Kathryn Kanjo, who will become the museu...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ska fanatics will want to check out Nothing Special, an eight-piece combo based at UCSD. With Lizzie Shipton on lead vocals, the band knocks out excellent originals in the rock-steady tradition, ce...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lipinsky Jewish fest, already in its 23rd year, opens May 27
The 23rd annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival gets under way Friday, May 27 and runs though July 17. Highlights include Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in “Maestro” (Lyceum Sta...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The summer concert season officially kicks off with the start of the annual Green Flash Concert Series held at the Birch Aquarium the third Wednesday of each month through September. While all the ...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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CANDYE KANE: 1961-2016
Candye Kane, an L.A.-raised and San Diego-based blues, swing and roots-rock performer who preached self-acceptance, and whose song "The Toughest Girl Alive" gained new meaning as she performed for ...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back and forth: Eve Selis retrospective, release set May 13
Eve Selis, one of San Diego’s most gifted performers, performs at the Museum of Contemporary Art La Jolla campus on Friday, May 13. The occasion marks the release of her first album in five years, ...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Dead Man Walking' composer lives to tell another tale
Composer/pianist Jake Heggie was in town for the May 7 West Coast premiere of his most recent large-scale opera, “Great Scott.” The same night, the composer’s first opera, “Dead Man Walking,” was p...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Calendar of events and stuff
Saturday, May 14 Kelp Tank Dive Show: Each day, aquarists feed the fishes and invertebrates in the live animal displays. Watch as sharks cruise by eyeing their food, or as lobsters emerge from thei...
May 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Here are a few dining tips for No Socks Day
May 8 is Mother's Day in the United States, and this year's bash looks to be a good time as always, because so many of us have moms, living or dead. If you're one of the few who didn't get one, nev...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finnish Files: Four months was too short a time
When you move to a new place, it takes time to adjust. When I moved from Finland to San Diego in January, it took me a while to get used to the street names, the people and the atmosphere. I was lu...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla writer collaborates with Jane Austen as Mother’s Day nears
The morning air at the Bennet household was loopy with the pungent scent of fresh teenagers, especially on Mother’s Day. The girls were predictably full of themselves, looking the other way at mom ...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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