Julie Stalmer 4:30 p.m., July 4
Diversionary Theatre presents a sharp take on A New Brain
What do we mean when we say A New Brain at Diversionary Theatre? We mean a show that’s mostly sung, a show about gay men and the woes connected to one man’s brain surgery, and ...
The Silence of the Clams at Diversionary Theatre takes the low road, yet moments impress
Clarice Starling: “Most serial killers keep some sort of trophies from their victims.” Hannibal Lecter: “I didn’t.” Clarice: “No. You ate yours.” Jonathan Demme’s Silence of the Lambs can be funny, in a ghoulish sort ...
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Thursday | 23 The Athenaeum has 14 murals on view and continues to install new art several times a year. Lynda Forsha, project curator, will share the inspiration and concept behind each and describe how ...
Three very different, beautifully performed shows must end their runs this Sunday.
Oedipus El Rey, San Diego Rep. This isn’t Sophocles’ Oedipus, its playwright Luis Alfaro’s Oedipus Gomez. He rises from prison to become a Scarface-like, L.A. drug lord who has faith only in himself (“God’s ego’s ...
Cocktails and treats at S&M Sausage and Meat
I lost count of how many friends, aware of my proclivity for kink, told me I just had to go to S&M Sausage & Meat. I don’t think being a dominatrix gives anyone authority to ...
Inferior superiors are a scream in Diversionary's Baby with the Bathwater
White bassinet, spot-lit center stage. Surrounding darkness makes it seem whiter, even more innocent. John and Helen, the parents howling over the child, couldn’t be more menacing if they sucked on crack-pipes and wielded chainsaws. ...
Tacos, tequila, and guacamole fill an awkward spot in the day
When I find myself with a pocket of time on a warm San Diego afternoon, I crave a quiet spot to sip a refreshing margarita. Quiet is easy to find in the slow-restaurant hours between ...
Hanna's Gourmet a jewel on Adams Avenue
Hanna Tesfamichael has been cooking for San Diegans for over ten years via her catering company. It was three years ago that she opened a small storefront, and six months ago that she expanded the ...
University Heights tapas bar joins the thin ranks serving up bugs
Would you look at that. Insects are popping up just everywhere! The Reader’s other Ian gagged on some crickets at Tacos Perla over the summer. Recently, little fried bugs crawled onto the specials board at ...
Diversionary stages the toughest act of Capote’s life, Tru
“I’m a writer, and I use everything. Did all those people think I was just there to entertain them?”