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Content for Wednesday, February 7, 2018

News & Stories

San Diego Reader 2018 arts issue

No better musical experience of its kind in the world (!) Opera, symphony, Mainly Mozart, L.J Music Society, Bach Collegium, ProArte Voices. By Garrett Harris Used T-shirts, medical gauze, old hankies — The faction of ...

The Dodges will avoid autotune influence

Alex Snyder, guitarist with the Dodges, doesn’t get worked up over the fact that Coachella’s three main headliners this year are Beyoncé, Eminem, and the Weeknd. “If we wanted to have huge shows and make ...

February 7, 2018
Shakespearean sonnets on love

Sonnet 17 Who will believe my verse in time to come, If it were filled with your most high deserts? Though yet heaven knows it is but as a tomb Which hides your life, and ...

February 7, 2018
Corporations with business at city hall

Republican Chris Cate, who paid for a hundred free military Christmas trees last year with a quick $5000 from Walmart, isn’t the only member of the San Diego City Council whose causes are benefiting from ...

February 7, 2018
Lofty aspirations at UCSD

“This is fun for me,” says Albert Agbayani, the new program and events manager at UC San Diego’s Loft venue. “Because I’ve kind of come full circle. When I was a student at UCLA in ...

February 7, 2018
Primus and Weird Al Yankovic are coming to town (not together)

Weird Al Yankovic brings his Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour to Humphreys on May 12. The road trip’s moniker refers to the fact that he’ll mostly be doing original songs, not parodies, and is leaving ...

February 7, 2018
South Park corner store morphs into Paris bistro

We haven’t quite got things ready,” says Jordan. “We’re working on a small-plates menu and a wine-by-the-glass menu, but we’re not quite there.” Don’t rush it, I say. Because this is big. We’re here at ...

February 7, 2018
Get stabbed by a guy named Nekro Klown

Dear Hipster: Would you rather attend the Gathering of the Juggalos or the Thunder Nationals monster-truck competition? I don’t actually care, but I admit to some curiosity. — Deb Oh. Wow. Tough choice. On the ...

February 7, 2018
Pure Prairie League's pop-radio sugar

Possibly the most baffling love song ever recorded comes out of Ohio. It was released sometime during the early 1970s, and just about anyone from back then will know these words: “I can see why ...

February 7, 2018
Films to see at the Jewish Film Festival

The San Diego Jewish Film Festival puts down stakes from February 8–18 with screenings to be held at Edwards Mira Mesa, Edwards San Marcos, the Lot, and the festival’s home base, the David and Dorothea ...

Powerballs hits Rock Lotto, keeps in the Pink

Veteran singer/songwriter/guitarist Chris Henry says his new project dubbed Powerballs proves it’s good to avoid rock ’n’ roll inbreeding. “We all wanted to experience something outside our own gene pool,” says Henry, best known for ...

February 7, 2018
City time may not be used to complete coursework

San Diego city auditor Eduardo Luna continues to root out waste and theft at city hall, according to his latest quarterly fraud hotline report issued in January. “An allegation regarding theft of time related to ...

February 7, 2018
The menfolk’s idea of romance

The gals and I want to stretch Valentine’s out this year. We may even let our husbands come along. Oceanside Parks Department presents a Ferris Wheel at the beach February 10 and 11 from 10 ...

February 7, 2018
Corre Diablo taps into the Rage

While the San Diego/L.A. band artist migration usually goes south to north, for Xavier Delgado it was the other way around. He moved here two years ago from East L.A. to get his master’s in ...

February 7, 2018
All this for roofing granules, poultry grit

The main feature of this hike is the mine and its ruins, which is interesting to explore. It is a prime example of an open-pit strip mine (now closed off). The owners, Fred Elliott, Mrs. ...

February 1 Sudoku

Claiborne Alford, San Diego, 2. Frank Barnes, San Diego, 2. (winner!) Isabella Bosch-Sorensen, San Diego, 2. Mark Burton, San Diego, 2. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 2. Roger Coutinho, San Diego, 2. Kelly Cunningham, Del Mar, ...

February 7, 2018
February 1 Brainstorm

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 2. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 1. Mark Burton, San Diego, 1. (winner!) Richard Hutchings, Santee, 1. (winner!) Emily Marie, San Diego, 1. Kristen Maurer, San Diego, 1. (winner!) Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, ...

February 7, 2018
February 1 Crosswords

Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 2. Orville Brown, San Diego, 2. (winner!) Mark Burton, San Diego, 2. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 2. Ron Hootman, Santee, 2. Jon Hutchens, Cardiff, 2. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 2. Robert McQuay, ...

February 7, 2018
Plays and actors to look out for in San Diego

Director in demand — Christopher Ashley The La Jolla Playhouse’s artistic director Christopher Ashley won the 2017 Tony Award for best director of a musical, the playhouse’s Broadway hit Come From Away. So, what’s he ...

February 7, 2018
Dance is all around us, but hard to find

San Diego is home to accomplished dancers and choreographers, but not home to many venues appropriate to showcase their works. As choreographer-dancer Blythe Barton explains, “The San Diego modern dance scene is ever-evolving and seems ...

February 7, 2018
No better musical experience of its kind in the world (!)

The San Diego classical music scene encompasses every genre of the artform. Chamber, orchestral, opera, and choral music are well represented. We’ve selected two large organizations, two medium-sized, and two boutique groups. They are the ...

February 7, 2018
Withdrawing in disgust is not the same thing as apathy

Dear Hipmeister, In a recent answer to a question about increasing automobile size, you wrote, “It’s like a big middle finger to hipsters everywhere, which, naturally, people love.” That brought two questions to mind. One, ...

February 7, 2018
Used T-shirts, medical gauze, old hankies

Whether it’s oil painted on canvas, a photograph printed on paper, or a dance performed on stage, an artist’s medium is chosen because it best suits the message the artist intends to communicate. And for ...

February 7, 2018
San Diego festivals abound

Thursday | 8 Jewish Film Festival This is billed as “the largest Jewish cultural event in San Diego,” with 37 feature films and 21 short films screened in five locations across the county. The 28th ...

February 7, 2018
Why I joined Rotten Tomatoes

Over a recent weekend, I listened to the audiobook of Patton Oswalt’s memoir Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film. At one point, the actor and comedian recounts a 1996 trip ...

February 7, 2018
San Diego arts nonprofits on the ground

Nonprofits nationwide are nervously waiting to gauge the impact of the recent tax overhaul, which reduces the number of taxpayers who qualify for the charitable deduction by about half and is predicted to slash giving ...

February 7, 2018
Amazon’s bribery charade

San Diego County put forth four locations to get in on the Amazon bidding — the contest among 238 metro areas to become the huge retailer’s second headquarters, now called Amazon HQ2. Twenty metro areas ...

February 7, 2018
Quirky artsy spots sprinkled all over the county

Thanks to our constant sunshine, San Diego is one the most photogenic cities in the country. And then there are the views from of our coastlines, inland valley, desert, and mountains. We don’t lack for ...

February 7, 2018
SDSU: to Tbilisi with love

Complaints from California state university auditors about a lack of financial transparency haven’t stopped San Diego State University from moving ahead on a downtown campus in Tbilisi, capital of the beleaguered former Soviet republic of ...

February 7, 2018
Kanada — India's answer to Aristotle

He who of His own will spreads out the production, preservation, and destruction of the universe; He who, even though shining forth in suppression of all these, still is not known by other than wise ...

A reader talks about his friend, a Jamul Indian

Native Americans have a history of service Re: “The casino’s been built — Jamul is still fighting it,” cover story. I just read the article regarding the Jamul casino and wanted to weigh in here ...

February 7, 2018
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