Content for Thursday, May 16, 2019

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A well-executed sweater from Brooks Brothers, J. Crew, or Tommy Hilfiger

Ninety-nine percent of hoodies look awful

Pretty soon, San Diego will return to its baseline of warm-weather semi-nudity. Your potato-bodied author considers this bad news. Layer while the weather permits. Layering, or wearing multiple pieces of clothing on your torso, makes ...

San Diego’s Alauna Ricketson shares three poems

Her favorite poetry class — Climate Change Poetry — was taken at a local community college

She Is Fire she is fire not the containable kind clinging to a broken wick strategically centered presented by a glass jar’s aesthetics flame onset only by human hands no she is fire wild, self-starting ...

Pajama suit inspired by Pheobe Philo-era Celine in Bankers Hill

“Finding treasures where I least expect to and turning them into a representation of who I am makes my clothes all that more special”

Cloudy days in San Diego aren’t the most welcome, but they do give locals an opportunity to show a different side of their fashion sense. Colder weather means warmer clothes instead of the tank tops, ...

Blue corn tortillas are at the forefront of a gastro-battlefield at La Selecta International Market

Take a journey to the center of the girth

The debate starts when I come across Henry on the parking lot patio. He’s eating away at a pile of corn tortillas. He peels one off, folds it neatly, eats it. Peels another off. “You ...

Stereotypes song in A Dog’s Journey; the relaunch of Angels & Airwaves; and Glory: Iron Butterfly/Beat Farmers/Bratz supergroup reunion

Glory gigged at venues like Starlight Bowl in Balboa Park, opened locally for Steely Dan and ZZ Top

Thanks to Sugaroo! Music, you’ll be able to hear the Stereotypes’ 2002 song “Redhead” in Universal Pictures’ A Dog’s Journey when it opens in theaters this weekend. “I recorded ‘Redhead’ 17 years ago at Earthling ...

Ed Zwick’s Trial by Fire: Burning bathos

Just because life offers up cliches doesn’t mean a director has to play them as such

Several anti-death penalty features were fated to follow in the wake of Dead Man Standing (most notably The Green Mile), but in most instances, stories of wrongfully-accused lifers punching the clock on death row are ...

Weed-friendly reggae band makes local TV appearance on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego

Sensi Trails, Brogue Wave, Dinettes, Hexa, Stilettos

Originally forming in Outer Banks, NC before relocating to the far more surf-friendly shores of Ocean Beach, Sensi Trails is a reggae band featuring Kyle Rising (guitar, vocals), Kaya Hall (bass), and Jordan Starke (drums). ...

How Rebecca Jade & The Cold Fact began

“We know each other a lot better and there is a different, deeper camaraderie happening”

Vocalist Rebecca Jade has had a busy year. Between local gigs all over the county and out-of-town touring as a backup singer for pop-star Sheila E., she still managed to record a follow-up album, Running ...

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