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Horace succinctly captures ideal of the carefree life with carpe diem

Translated by A.S Kline

Ode I.9: Carpe Diem Leuconoë , don’t ask, we never know, what fate the gods grant us, whether your fate or mine, don’t waste your time on Babylonian, futile, calculations. How much better to suffer ...

Stephanie Richards’ New York tribute album drew titles from Allen Ginsberg, Maya Angelou, Jack Kerouac

Plus March releases from Jake Najor, Josh Rosenblum, Ready Set Survive, Touchies, more

Jazz trumpeter Stephanie Richards pays tribute to New York City on her sophomore album Take the Neon Lights, due March 1. A video is streaming online for “Brooklyn Machine,” named from Allen Ginsberg’s poem “My ...

Canadian beef in Little Italy

“Guess sometimes ya gotta jump for the moon.”

‘Why did the cow jump over the moon?” asks this black felt letterboard. “Because the farmer didn’t warm his hands.” I’m outside at The Farmer’s Table, the newest eatery to open on Piazza della Famiglia ...

Hand-stamped authentic via Woody Guthrie

Ellis Paul, Gary Clark Jr., Jenny & the Mexicats, O.A.R.

There’s an art to telling stories through music that has nearly been lost since the advent of multitracking. It takes a fierce kind of bravery to face an audience armed only with a guitar, mic, ...

February 21 Crossword Contenders

Mary Arana, Encinitas, 8. Greg Bergeron, Tierrasanta, 8. Jon Christianson, El Cajon, 8. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 8. Carol Georges, Poway, 8. Ron Meyer, Santee, 8. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 7. Robert McQuay, San Diego, 7. ...

February 21 Sudoku Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 8. Philip Faker, Jamul, 8. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 8. Thomas LaFleur, San Diego, 8. Ralph Levy, La Jolla, 8. Hiroshi Miyazaki, San Diego, 8. Jerry Noser, San Diego, 8. Elliot ...

Oscar grouching

Imitation is the sincerest form of failure

It was Hollywood’s biggest night, and the wonky pan-and-zoom-in on the Dolby Theatre that opened the show looked like something out of a network cop drama from the ‘70s. Inside, the joint was rocking out ...

How Bang Bang Jet Away’s “Cocaine Company” landed a top spot on 91X Loudspeaker

Matt Binder contrasts experimental music to his strict approach to authoring books

Hotel St. George formed in 2007 and was kaput five years later in 2012. “Yeah, I got frustrated that we stayed at the same level for a long time,” singer/guitarist Matt Binder explained. “There wasn’t ...

Oceanside’s link to “Once Upon a Time in the West” pedal steel great Buddy Emmons

“Cheeks” is not for sale at any price.

Nothing cries as convincingly as a pedal steel guitar. While that sound breaths emotion into Hawaiian, country, and even rock n’ roll music on occasion, it is more often associated with Nashville than Oceanside. Yet ...

Lettuce the band: “let us” play with celebrities like Dave Matthews and Lady Gaga

A modern kind of funk: old enough to sound familiar but fresh enough to be relevant

“Brings forth a new vitality to classic funk.” That say-nothing dash of corporate-speak was lifted from the Lettuce band’s own bio. Try this instead: Lettuce the band sets classic funk on fire, and from the ...

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