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Costume it up like Bettie Page

Ouija board fashion at Waterfront Park

In between tastings of lobster mac and cheese, deep fried macaroni balls, and beer samples from Booze Brothers, I had time to lounge, digest, and enjoy the atmosphere at the unlimited Mac + Cheese Fest ...

Prime ocean frontage above Moonlight Beach

“White water views from every single room in the house”

This 2005-built blufftop estate home at 806 4th Street in Encinitas features five bedrooms, seven baths, and 100 feet of prime ocean frontage above Moonlight Beach. According to promotional materials from, the 5300-square-foot home ...

Three poems by international writer/photographer Jeff Gardner

He has worked across North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Her Disappointment His hair is thin His stomach is fat His love is limp His neck is stiff His hands are clean But his mind is filthy His account is empty Her closets are full ...

Try a Burek for breakfast at Balboa Perk European Coffeehouse

“We Serbians live by another clock.”

What is the difference? I’m sitting here trying to figure it out. Across Park Boulevard, there are two cafes, both smart, cool, new, and library-quiet, except for the piped music. Everyone in the modern building ...

Members of P.O.D. and Santana give back with Ruben Torres’ Love Thy Neighbor nonprofit

“It’s like cognitive therapy, but it doesn’t feel like therapy.”

It’s November 1 as I write this, the Catholic Church’s Feast of All Saints. I’m sitting in Chula Vista’s Lauderbach Park, looking from the vacant community center to the homeless encampment on the hillock and ...

Kiyoshi: rooted in the groove

“My heart is in inspiring others to be better versions of themselves.”

Asked where to draw the line between soul and hip-hop, San Diego’s Kiyoshi is quick to say he doesn’t see any such line. “They are one,” he affirms. “In hip-hop, there is soul. Hip-hop is ...

What Will Become of Us: Frank Lowy in three equal parts

Memories of a mall man

The last thing a movie critic needs after a hard day at the multiplex is more visual distraction. Despite having that chunk of logic firmly planted in my brain, I still proceeded to heed a ...

Kate Bush Dance Party

Blueish: Jews & the Blues, Tim Flannery, Baby Bushka, Cardiac Kidz, Augustana

SDSU’s Jewish Studies Program presents a concert in celebration of the intersection of Jews and Blues. Local performers, well versed in ethnic music and the blues, will be playing songs with lyrics sung in both ...

Tron-meets-Devo style insectoid

Music news from The Locust, Happy Ron Hill, Eve Selis, Weatherbox, Ariel Levine, Cage, Sluka, Tom Waits, more

The Locust, who recently reunited and played their first gig in four years at the Desert Daze Festival, released a typically bizarre video for their track “Recyclable Body Fluids in Human Form.” The band also ...

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