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Ten haiku by critic Andrew Hamlin

Poplars line far too long a short walk to the lake Train switching tracks never finishes... world spring run down Anubis, white-eyed in obsidian, glares — pinned to his wall Moon silver the samurai’s hilt ...

Harry’s Coffee Bar: led by Harry Rudolph Jr. and the Brooklyn Dodgers

Benedict on top of a waffle for the win

Rosemarie is heads-down in her book, Sex, Lies, and Serious Money, by “NYT #1 best-selling author” Stuart Woods. (“Reads like a remake of Family Jewels,” says the dust jacket). She can do what she wants ...

Globe for All's touring Winter's Tale

El Cajon gets a taste of Shakespeare

Artistic Director Barry Edelstein’s welcome letter for the Globe For All’s production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale explains that “The Old Globe’s goal is to make theater matter to more people. We want this play, ...

Playing With Fire: Andy Fickman is an unhaugty auteur

How does material like this make the final cut of a film geared for the entire family?

Has it really been six Christmases since Andy Fickman and Walden Media gifted audiences with the historically and hysterically misguided family frolic Parental Guidance? Last weekend, Fickman and Walden rattled the cage and East County ...

Tie-dyed and squinty-eyed music of the Grateful Dead

Lost Monarchs, Social Spit, The Sleepwalkers, Sacha Boutros Trio, Bill Walton and Electric Waste Band

“This will be our first full-length album, which we have assembled as a sort of concept album,” says Ben Ringgenberg of the Lost Monarchs’ release party for Eye on the Sun. “The album title takes ...

Brainstory record at Diamond Mine Studio for Big Crown Records

Charles Bradley, Chicano Batman, Black Thought, and numerous other artists cut records there

“One time it took me three hours to get to a gig in San Diego, and I was super late and we played for three people.” Brainstory drummer Eric Hagstrom hopes to improve that figure ...

Golden Hill’s Iacon Sound recording studio closes

Sulo King loses his castle

The physical location of Iacon Sound is history. The Golden Hill studio that also housed six rehearsal spaces was shut down at the end of September after the building’s ownership changed. Their lease expires at ...

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