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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 | 3 3 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 | 2 2 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 7 7 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 | 3 3 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 | 2 2 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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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PRINCE: 1958-2016
Prince, one of the bestselling pop artists of all time, died April 21 in his home recording studio in Chanhassen, Minn., the Associated Press reported. The singer had been hospitalized in Illinois ...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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If bone broth is good enough for Kobe...
In the right typeface and size, a list of Kobe Bryant's NBA records would probably stretch the length of the court. The iconic shooting guard, who retired earlier this month, played in 18 All-Star ...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Go (slightly) north for your county theater excitement
Something is seriously wrong in a world where you get second and third late notices for your nonresponse to junk mail; in a world where much of the current theatrical excitement lies due north of L...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ugandan Kids Choir sets performance at PB Christian
The Ugandan Kids Choir, ten child performers who raise awareness of child sponsorship through their series of colorful Ugandan songs and dances, will perform at Pacific Beach Christian Church, 1074...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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