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Rio Report: Brazilians love to party at Réveillon and Carnival
(Joseph Capp is a long time Pacific Beach resident who has lived part-time in Rio de Janeiro for the last five years. He will be sharing news and updates from Rio with sdnews.com readers through th...
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A shopping mall might seem like the least obvious location to take in some of San Diego’s best musical performers, but each week, UTC’s Palm Plaza offers lunchtime sessions called Plaza Unplugged, ...
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leonard Bernstein never died, and Hershey Felder can prove it
I intimated this in an earlier column, and it’s now official: The multi-talented Hershey Felder, who recently completed a hugely successful run as Irving Berlin at La Jolla Playhouse, will return t...
Feb 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown's Lyceum theaters getting $3 million upgrade
The Lyceum Theatres, home to San Diego Repertory Theatre at the Horton Plaza downtown, are in the midst of a $3 million upgrade of their public spaces, including the lobby and concession areas, res...
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inspiration doesn't hold up in Cygnet's fair postdiluvian epic
If you think it rains a lot in London and Alice Springs, or so say the characters in Cygnet Theatre Company's current “When the Rain Stops Falling,” you should see what's happening in Pakistan and ...
Jan 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Music calendar: Way too much fun
Monday, Feb. 8 Yuko Maruyama, jazz, noon, Athenaeum Tomcat Courtney, blues, 5 p.m., The Turquoise Chris Cerna Trio, piano jazz, 6 p.m., Eddie V’s Tuesday, Feb. 9 Mikan Zlatkovich Trio, piano jazz, ...
Jan 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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C'mon out and play at SD Symphony's piano festival
A dilemma, to be sure. San Diego Symphony is amid its sixth annual Chamber Music Series, congruent with its current, cleverly named Upright & Grand piano festival, evidenced by the gaily painted up...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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GLENN FREY: 1948-2016
Glenn Frey, a founding member of the enormously successful and internally combative Eagles rock band, died Jan. 18 in New York City, days after two other noted musicians succumbed to cancer. Frey, ...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Play by play: NCR to restage Dick Enberg's tribute to basketball's Al McGuire
Al McGuire, who as a coach led basketball's Marquette University Warriors to a 1977 NCAA championship and later became a popular and eccentric commentator for NBC and CBS sports, will return to the...
Jan 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local fare, kids on tap during Restaurant Week
This may be the tastiest news you hear all day: San Diego Restaurant Week is back, showcasing more than 180 eateries across the local dining scene over the course of eight delicious days and toutin...
Jan 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finnish Files: I arrived in the nicest city in the U.S.!
Last May, I decided that I want to see and experience something other than my home country of Finland and my home office at a local newspaper. I decided that I want to travel someplace warm, and I ...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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DAVID BOWIE: 1947-2016
Amid tributes by everyone from the Rolling Stones to the Vatican, British singer/producer David Bowie, one of the most influential musicians of his era, has died of liver cancer at the age of 69. A...
Jan 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charlene: Playhouse's 'Come from Away' takes 2015 world-premiere honors
By far, the best world-premiere musical of 2015 was La Jolla Playhouse’s production of Irene Sankoff and David Hein’s “Come from Away,” in which a large ensemble cast (helmed by Playhouse artistic ...
Jan 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duke's unveils menus feting Hawaii, California fare
Duke’s La Jolla has unveiled its lunch and Pau Hana menus, which celebrate the melting pot of cultures and cooking techniques of Hawaii and California. Available daily between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m....
Jan 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla Symphony: In death, Arthur Wagner's wish comes true
Wherever one goes for culture these days, up pops a photo of and a tribute to the late Arthur Wagner, founding chair of UCSD’s Department of Theatre and Dance, who died last September. La Jolla Sym...
Dec 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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