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Alternate Giovannis

Tenor Paul Appleby discusses the challenge of different versions and stagings

Paul Appleby: You know there are two version of Don Giovanni. There’s the Prague version and the Vienna version. The Prague version does not include Dalla sua pace. That was written later for the Vienna ...

In honor of Ernie and all veterans

Vista gets started (and restarted) on military memorials

By the end of 2015, Vista will have two new military memorials. The Vista Hi-Noon Rotary Club recently broke ground to build a memorial wall that pays homage to all branches of the military. "This ...

When is a kiss just a kiss?

Illusions and oxytocin in Stage Kiss at New Village Arts

Sarah Ruhl took her five-year-old daughter to the theater. When her daughter asked if the actors were “real people,” Ruhl realized that “she must have asked because of the profusion of digital images she sees. ...

Taxpayers on $271 million Petco hook

With Chargers deal hanging fire, city council privately votes to battle ballpark claw-back

As mayor Kevin Faulconer's task force works on a stadium financing plan to keep the Chargers from leaving town, the San Diego City Council is fighting a court battle to hang on to $271 million ...

No fake babies were harmed during the making of this movie!

So much has been written about Clint Eastwood’s use of a fake baby in American Sniper that it’s about time someone stood up for this physically abused, emotionally ravaged, and sadly misrepresented group of show ...

San Diego unveils new tourism campaign for 2015

Yesterday, Mayor Faulconer addressed the leaders of the city’s Hospitality Union and gave them a sneak peak at his plan for attracting visitors to America’s Finest City in the upcoming year. The campaign, he said, ...

I grazed her breast, so what?

Attorneys claim former mayor's actions amount to gender violence

Technically, former mayor Bob Filner may have touched city employee Stacy McKenzie's breasts, but it was an "inadvertent, unintentional grazing of [her] breasts," with his elbow. That's the crux of the city's argument as to ...

Importance of the gaff

Three friends and I were fishing on a friend's boat on a perfect day for tuna at the Hidden Bank. Nice seas, little wind, and saw some boils. We slid up on the fish and ...

A matter of nuclear responsibility

Group demands all communications related to San Onofre shutdown

Following local attorney Mike Aguirre's demand for additional investigation into a previously unreported meeting between former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey and officials with Southern California Edison, operators of the now-defunct San Onofre ...

Starting at Rock Bottom

Veteran brewmaster hands reins to go-getter who's into math and spreadsheets

I didn’t go to college, but thanks to some friends of mine who attended UCSD, I got to tag along and enjoy the recreational parts of higher learning. By virtue of geography, many of our ...

Temptations for fisher-folk

February 11 dock totals 32 Anglers aboard the Tribute 1.5 Day trip to Cortez Bank boated 29 Yellowtail, 8 Bluefin Tuna and 35 Bonito Those local Yellows are tempting the fisher-folk out of their winter ...

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