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Robert Davi has a licence to croon

Benefit concert on May 7 on the USS Midway

He may be best known for his tough guy roles in (Licence to Kill and Showgirls), but as Robert Davi put it, when it comes to singing, he’s “not just your grandmother’s Oldsmobile.” This is ...

Once a wealthy man’s sport

Yachts are getting smaller

April 29 through May 1, the San Diego Yacht Club’s 2016 Yachting Cup will be filling San Diego Bay with colorful sails and crews vying for winner’s flags. Nearly one hundred entrants from a dozen ...

Robert Davi takes to the Midway for an evening of Sinatra tunes

May 7 concert benefits veterans

Robert Davi, the menacing-mugged tough monkey we love to hate, will set aside the snarls and brass knuckles long enough to take center stage on The USS Midway to serenade an audience with an evening ...

All about that bass

National Bass West is a tournament series in California and Arizona. In the San Diego region, the tournaments are usually held at Lake Hodges, Lower Otay, and El Capitan. This Saturday, April 16, will be ...

Kid-friendly runs through mud and foam and for yogurt

Your little peeps could be running every month, sometimes twice

My teens participated in the Color in Motion 5K chalk run last month with a bunch of their friends. They returned triumphant after the jaunt around Qualcomm Stadium, looking as if they had returned from ...

Funny openers

San Diego comic Steven Briggs discusses the comedy/music connection

Making fun of hip-hop is part of Steven Briggs’s act. “Rappers are proof that freedom of speech exists. Most of them just talk about booty...over and over. If they didn’t have a beat behind them, ...

The Big Parade marches through Carmel Valley

Catch it April 4 at the Angelika Film Center

“What a thing is patriotism! We go for years not knowing we have it. Suddenly...it becomes life’s greatest emotion.” The words ring as true today as when they did when they were written, over 90 ...

Orson Welles, restored

A week of revivals at the Ken, April 1–7

To call Chimes at Midnight (aka Falstaff) Orson Welles’s crowning achievement is tantamount to naming it the greatest movie ever made. The film never found a home on DVD — there’s a dupe pressing in ...

Sold-out show? Grab a seat in a kayak

Bayside concert seating

Located on Shelter Island Drive and tucked into the northeast corner of La Playa Cove, Humphreys by the Bay puts on summer concerts from April through October. The shows sell out often — like the ...

Home of the fairy shrimp

Only 13 percent of California's vernal pools remain

I remember seeing tiny fish in a shallow pool of water no more than a couple inches deep. My dad said that they must’ve been left there a by a wading bird that transported the ...

Trolley Dances 2015

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