Content for Thursday, January 17, 2019

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Save the planet

Award winning Author smells smoke

Ways in Which I Let the Coffee Grow Cold (Summer 2018) I smell smoke A mass graveyard of gnats beneath the cracked window The neighbor’s puppy nips with fierce, needled teeth I contemplate modifiers A ...

The pleasure of food from fingers to mouth

“I drive ten miles every day, just to get this coffee.”

So what is the difference between Ethiopian and Somali food? Last week, when my friend Annie and I were in Addis, a newish Ethiopian eatery on El Cajon Boulevard, two ladies came to eat at ...

January 10 Sudoku Contenders

Isabella Bosch-Sorensen, San Diego, 2. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 2. George Cooper, El Cajon, 2. Philip Faker, Jamul, 2. (winner!) Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 2. Carol Georges, Poway, 2. Paula Henderson, La Jolla, 2. Susan ...

January 10 Crossword Contenders

Mary Arana, Encinitas, 2. Stephanie Arcadia, Chula Vista, 2. Greg Bergeron, Tierrasanta, 2. Jon Christianson, El Cajon, 2. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 2. Carol Georges, Poway, 2. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 2. (winner!) Robert McQuay, San ...

Trumpet festival

San Diego’s version of the Festival of New Trumpet Music

“I’d heard about the Festival of New Trumpet Music [an annual multi-day New York City event co-curated by UCSD professor Stephanie Richards and founder Dave Douglas] around a dozen years ago, and I thought it ...

Punk Big Bang

The Penetrators reunite for the Casbah’s 30th anniversary

While the Casbah’s 30th is a milestone, the Penetrators reunion show packs a bigger numerical punch. Their first reunion show in five years on Friday marks the 40th anniversary for the trailblazing band that dominated ...

Plain heavy-metal fun

Judas Priestess is “The world’s only all-girl tribute to the metal gods”

They’re not a spot-on imitation of their namesake band, but was that ever the idea? Judas Priestess is plain heavy-metal fun — five gifted women metal-heads who deliver a shot of club-sized Judas Priest. Priestess ...

Full-body synesthesia

A musical experience involving not only the ears, but the whole body

The Multisensory Aesthetic Experience hasn’t toured in years. But they remember the sweet spots in the lower 48, and how to celebrate them. “San Diego is a uniquely special place for the band,” explains MAE’s ...

Honky-tonk swagger and bitter laments

Watsky, Green Leaf Rustlers, The Lil Smokies , Tedeschi Trucks Band

Former Black Crowe Chris Robinson may be looking more and more like he posed for the Shroud of Turin, but his voice has only gotten stronger through the years, as heard over the course of ...

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