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Content for Thursday, February 27, 2020

News & Stories

“Galentine’s Day” with mimosas and dangly earrings

Over Valentine’s weekend, I went to Mission Hills to put the bottomless mimosas at Harley Gray Kitchen & Bar to the test. Waiting for my veggie omelet to arrive, I noticed two ladies who had ...

February 27, 2020
Hayden Carruth: used rural New England imagery like Jane Kenyon and Donald Hall

Scrambled Eggs and Whiskey Scrambled eggs and whiskey in the false-dawn light. Chicago, a sweet town, bleak, God knows, but sweet. Sometimes. And weren’t we fine tonight? When Hank set up that limping treble roll ...

February 27, 2020
Yellow Deli believer

A couple of years ago, up in Valley Center, I found this li’l farmhouse where the Twelve Tribes early Christian group had set up their shop and eatery, in the middle of nowhere. Fresh, healthy, ...

February 27, 2020
Underage and underground

Ignant Benches was founded in 2014 by Chula Vista 8th graders Anson Kelley (guitar, vocals) and Andy Tistoj (guitar), who wanted to play that year’s school talent show. Subsequent gigs were scored at the Casbah, ...

February 27, 2020
Ordinary Love: Worth fighting for

A January or February release — when half the country is either deep in hibernation, or worse, catching up on award-winners — has become the time of year designated as Hollywood’s dumping ground for films ...

February 27, 2020
The sex lives of Fred Clarke’s black orchids

What is it about orchids that turns sane people into obsessed collectors and fanatics? Especially the legendary black orchid? If you look, black orchids are everywhere and nowhere. Movies such as Black Orchids — a ...

February 27, 2020
Resurrection of Louis XIV

Dishwater was in the midst of one of their greatest scores when the band began to fall apart. Guitarists Jason Hill and Robbie Dodds had become more interested in country music driven by the likes ...

February 27, 2020
How to write a sex scene like Tom Barry’s When the Siren Calls

“Restless and neglected, Isabel is suffocating in a stagnant marriage. An invitation to visit Jay’s resort in the hills of Tuscany sparks Isabel to imagine a life of freedom and excitement. She abandons herself in ...

February 27, 2020
Rookie Card: four more years

“Since our last Leap Year show in 2016 at the Whistle Stop, we’ve only played a couple of sets in a Carlsbad park for a friend’s picnic,” says Adam Gimbel of Rookie Card’s tendency to ...

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