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A better brewhouse for Pacific Beach

Despite being ravaged by a fire in 2015, Pacific Beach Ale House will celebrate its tenth anniversary brewing beer by the beach on April 25th, and its beer is getting an upgrade. The business known ...

April 19, 2018
National City council member subject of probe

Shortly after midnight on Wednesday (April 18), National City council member Jerry Cano became the subject of an investigation into whether he violated state law by using his official position to influence a government decision ...

Nobody uses their phones at Quartyard II

“Look around,” says Ivan. “What do you notice?” I look around. Uhhhh? “I’ll tell you,” he says. “Nobody’s using their phones See? They’re all talking to each other, drinking, eating, playing with their dogs, whatever. ...

April 19, 2018
Megadeth metalman captivates classical crowd

“Andres Segovia on steroids.” Shred metal guitarist and Megadeth front man Dave Mustaine’s own words, when asked to describe bandmate Kiko Loureiro. That would have been back in 2015, following the announcement that Loureiro had ...

April 19, 2018
Unsteady never went away

“We started this month in 1992,” says Unsteady founder/saxman John Roy. In fact, the ska-driven band has only gotten larger. “We used to have seven people. Now we’re up to nine. There were some years ...

April 19, 2018
April 12 Sudoku (Evil) Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 11. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 11. Dennis Taplin, Chula Vista, 11. George Cooper, El Cajon, 9. Paula Henderson, La Jolla, 9. Jerry Noser, San Diego, 9. Sheila Brown, Golden Hill, 8. ...

April 19, 2018
The divine cinematographer

A Catholic friend of mine is fond of saying “That’s gonna burn” when he looks back on this or that moment of personal failure. He imagines that when he dies and faces his final judgment, ...

April 19, 2018
April 12 Brainstorm Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 12. Mark Burton, San Diego, 3. K.J. Rayner, San Diego, 3. John Strauch, San Diego, 3. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 2. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 2. Holly Kennelley, San Diego, 2. Thomas ...

April 19, 2018
April 12 Crossword Contenders

Evelyn Bowser, San Diego, 10. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 10. (winner!) Orville Brown, San Diego, 9. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 9. Robert McQuay, San Diego, 9. Ron Meyer, Santee, 9. Ron Hootman, Santee, 7. Jeff Ball, ...

April 19, 2018
Lou Niles launches new label

The current co-hosts of Loudspeaker, 91X’s Sunday night local music show, have different ways of celebrating their longtime ties to the local music scene. Andrew Rowley launched his own production company that creates music videos ...

April 19, 2018
Why the great composers collaborated with ballet

Although alto saxophone master Charles McPherson moved to San Diego in 1978, gigs in his adopted hometown (he was born in Joplin, Missouri, moved to Detroit and ultimately, New York City) are relatively few and ...

April 19, 2018
Meet the Exbats

“The moment we heard them, we loved them,” says Jaye MacAskill, one half of local comedic rock duo Pony Death Ride, of why she and her husband Joe arranged to bring Arizona's the Exbats to ...

April 19, 2018
Gym Class Heroes' Never Ending Summer

For the last few years, after over a decade of nearly-annual Humphreys appearances (and a couple of side trips to the long-gone Anthology), smooth jazz cat Lee Ritenour has been staging most of his local ...

April 19, 2018
Music teacher's day doesn't stop at 3:00

Day doesn’t stop at 3 pm. Tamara Hartfield Paige has taught music for 17 years, and has influenced the trajectories of many students who have gone on to professional careers, including Charles and Danny Weller, ...

April 19, 2018
An amiable concert at San Diego Symphony

The San Diego Symphony concert on Saturday, April 14, was good. Jeffrey Kahane was both piano soloist and conductor in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27. Kahane went on to conduct Samuel Barber’s Music for a ...

April 19, 2018
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