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San Diego Reader Classified ads, September 26, 2019

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The way Lester Bangs loved it

Bangs, vis a vis Cameron Crowe, claimed that rock would cease to be real when it ceased to be “gloriously and righteously dumb.”

“It’s just a shame you missed out on rock ’n’ roll,” a 1973 Lester Bangs tells an emerging music writer he’s taken under his wing, “It’s over. You got here just in time for the ...

The Winter’s Tale, Twitchcon, Water Lantern Festival, Hillcrest Art Stumble, Peter Frampton & Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening

Events September 26-October 2, 2019

Thursday | 26 The Winter’s Tale Shakespeare’s tale of Leontes, a delusional and paranoid king, who goes berzerk and tears his family apart. He sends his wife to prison and banishes his daughter. Sixteen years ...

Morgan Dene Oliver, after losses on SoccerCity and Harbor Island, gets UCSD Foundation seat

Faulconer turns to Challenged Athletes Foundation

Miscreants of influence Morgan Dene Oliver, who sparked a months-long scandal when he hosted a secretive January 2016 luncheon with backers of SoccerCity and San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer, has a new position of influence. ...

Comedy in San Diego has its glass ceiling

Five tips on how to make it

“Hey buddy, you waitin’ for the doors to open, too?” I turn around and see a man in his early 40s wearing cargo pants and a graphic t-shirt showing The Joker from 2008’s The Dark ...

Pork rinds and Mexican ice cream at La Jolla Shores

Are there any sane people left in San Diego?

Kind of a drag Yes that was a good article on the Chula Vista Library (“Who are the drag queens at Chula Vista library?”” City Lights, September 18). Those people are 100% sick and I ...

Can Susan Davis adjust to funding her own travel?

Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Rico, Poland, China, Israel, Turkey, India, Africa – no freebies left unused

Congresswoman Susan Davis’s September 4, 2019, announcement that she will not seek reelection next year makes one wonder how she will adjust to paying her own travel bills. In an April 10 “News Under the ...

The Russian Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake: something for everyone

A shot through the heart, and true love triumphs!

For the dark young man in flowing white drag: a heightened sense of reality, folk tales and folk dances transmogrified into sinuous spectacle by the touring company. Each movement considered and choreographed and beyond the ...

Predating Charlie Parker

Origins of the word “hip”

Dear H’ster: One qualm I have, and it predates your column and the last however many years the term Hipster has been in the popular vernacular, is that 99.2% of our population do not know ...

Rancho La Costa Preserve: an alternative to the busy Denk Mountain trails

View diverse habitats, seasonal changes, and outstanding vistas.

The Rancho La Costa Preserve protects many native plant and animal species, some of which you may see on your visit. It also provides numerous scenic views. At nearly 1500 acres, it is one of ...