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Content for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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East Miramar Marines escort bikers out and confiscate their bikes

Please: More signs on the edge of the Marines’ Miramar base.

April 13, 2016
Three poems by Pianta

Air sharks skirt you as you hold the line the eagle rays take conchs into their mouths consuming their flesh as bits of shell drift empty to the ocean floor the barracudas crosshatch themselves above ...

April 13, 2016
Tropical Maugham

The Old Globe has created a new musical based on the short story, Rain, by Somerset Maugham. Transferring the stark characters of Maugham’s story into a musical theater setting is a daunting task. Maugham’s characters ...

April 13, 2016
Lunging into a burger in the People’s Penthouse

I am the captain of my ship. I stride my bridge deck. I scan the scuddy blue seaway ahead of me. Tallships bob everywhere below. That’s how it feels anyway. Star of India, HMS Surprise, ...

April 13, 2016
The multitasking Mr. Boyle

“That would be the goal that I’d like to achieve. Longevity.” Brendan Boyle bought Folk Arts Rare Records from the owner/founder, Lou Curtiss, who was an old man at the time of the sale. Boyle ...

April 13, 2016
Carl Saunders schools SDSU

No, jazz is not dead after all. While a fairly recent Nielsen rating revealed that jazz listenership in America had sunk to a comatose low, I predict that the art form will survive well into ...

April 13, 2016
Food without the TSA hassle

Those who crave the taste of airport food without the bother of navigating Transportation Security Administration checkpoints may soon have a new option, according to a request for qualifications issued March 24 by the San ...

We blow you up

Based in Ocean Beach, electronic reggae band Trans_Conduit is fronted by Osprey Recording studio and label owner Kevin Mankins, alongside Cape May Sound operator Ed Fletcher (Cubensis, Electric Waste Band). An experience from Mankins’s service ...

April 13, 2016
Tunnel of shrubs and countless species in the Cuyamacas

This short walk has such an array of habitats, insects, and plant species that a longer trek may not reveal much more of nature’s palette in the Cuyamaca Mountains. The loop is a triangle of ...

April 13, 2016
People choose to turn to God or not

Southeast Community Presbyterian Church Pastor: Deb Mitchell Age: 58 Born: Fort Wayne, IN Formation: Perdue University, West Lafayette, IN; Mount St. Mary’s, Los Angeles, Bethel Seminary, San Diego Years Ordained: 4 San Diego Reader: What ...

April 13, 2016
Rain falls on the Old Globe stage

“She’ll be starved and tortured...I want her to accept the punishment of man as a sacrifice to God.”

April 13, 2016
Cardboard selfies

“I can guarantee you there will be more glitter present at the Glamorous Creatures show than anywhere else in San Diego,” says singer/pianist Normandie Wilson of her new art installation, debuting April 21 at the ...

April 13, 2016
Ghost buildings haunt Tijuana

Puerta Mexico, a.k.a. La Concha (“the shell”), a googie-esque immigration office on the Mexican side of the San Ysidro border crossing, was demolished in 2015 . Constructed in 1961, the structure also served as a ...

April 13, 2016
Taste Hillcrest, Point Loma, and Fallbrook

Thursday | 14 This group of eleven performers from Colorado combines ballet and modern dance. The Boston Herald called them the “classically trained company of the future.” Time keeps on slipping slipping slipping...for everybody but ...

April 13, 2016
I'm the kind of pizza that guilts you for not ordering pho instead

About 18 months ago, I responded to a question about what kind of bicycle I would be, if I were a bicycle. Since then, contrary to what I would have assumed, inquiries along a similar ...

April 13, 2016
Birth of the cruel

The Miles Davis moment continues. The jazz (sorry, social music) trumpet legend and subject of director, star, and co-writer Don Cheadle’s Miles Ahead already showed up for a sort of preview appearance in last week’s ...

April 13, 2016
Isbelle's thrill for life

Shane Zelm was one of the couple hundred friends who paid tribute to Toni Isbelle last Monday at Skateworld in Linda Vista. Tears were flowing as fellow members of the Starlettes roller-derby team paid tribute ...

April 13, 2016
Yay: No festibro at Waterfront Park’s anti-rave

Coachella 2004 was kind of a big deal for me. Having no idea what we were getting into, a carload of friends and I drove 13 hours from the Humboldt State dorms to the desert ...

April 13, 2016
Live on Coronado’s 1st Street

Sales literature that almost achieves mysticism.

April 13, 2016
Avocado growers disappointed by El Nino

The local avocado industry takes more bruising.

Money for helmets, not for books

Money for college sports at tax-funded San Diego State University has been growing at a rapid clip. Not so, the school’s library funding, according to a dire State of the Library report presented April 5 ...

April 13, 2016
We get what we deserve

Correction Regarding the article in the movie section, “Cemetery of Kings.” The article mentions the filmmaker as being Taiwanese when, in fact, he is Thai — from Thailand. Name withheld via voicemail May Seem Trivial ...

April 13, 2016
Enjoy the Coachella spoils

Thursday 14Time keeps on slipping slipping slipping...for everybody but Steve Miller, apparently, who railed at a Rock Hall of Fame press officer Friday night, just minutes after being inducted: “No, we’re not going to wrap ...

April 13, 2016
Who would try to kiss us?

Post Title: Living in Tree Houses Post Date: March 19, 2016 When I was 10, my girlfriends and I disappeared into the woods after school and climbed up the big oak tree to the shack ...

April 13, 2016
Acid Mothers, Sheer Mag, the Damned

Sunday 17Soda Bar stages Japanese noise-rock pioneers Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. on Sunday. Freakout guitarist Kawabata Makoto has been the only constant in the collective’s 20-year career, which this year saw ...

April 13, 2016
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 ...

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