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Outdoor beers rule coronavirus summer

This is usually the time of year to spotlight San Diego’s best outdoor brewery venues. However, in the summer of 2020, that could be just about anywhere. Thanks to some late May regulatory relief by ...

In Memoriam: Paul Zimmer

In Memoriam: Paul Zimmer I. The Visit For Paul and Suzanne Zimmer and Cele Wolf With sunlight pouring through the windows, March Retreats and winter’s windy shadows shake The shadows’ fruit from changing light. The ...

June 25, 2020
Ballast Point’s Home Brew Mart: beer that burns

We’re at the source here. Where it all began. This is Home Brew Mart, Ballast Point’s original outlet in Morena-Linda Vista, right under the University of San Diego, that Catholic campus on a massif that ...

June 25, 2020
Tough times pick-me-up

Laura Jane Willcock (Tell Mama, the Tighten Ups) and her paramour Thomas Yearsley (the Paladins) founded blues-rockers ThunderLux in 2013, soon joined by Leo Dombecki (Jazmin, Ike Turner) and Emily O’Bannon-Robles (the Tighten Ups, Runhoney). ...

June 25, 2020
Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things: Sultana of song

In one seemingly simple sentence, musician Laura Mvula concisely sums up the everlasting appeal of Ella Fitzgerald: “She made it seem like anything is possible.” (It’s likely that at one point or another, generally in ...

June 25, 2020
The Gay Agenda party and pose their way past any shade

San Diego’s the Gay Agenda (the band) are so over “We’re here, we’re queer, get used to it.” They never left in the first place, they’re not going anywhere, and they’ll party and pose their ...

June 25, 2020
Helix High’s Mike Benge teams students with pro-bands

Trombonist Mike Benge has been a director of music at Helix High school for ten years, and the 40-year-old musician was also hyper busy leading the San Diego Latin Jazz Collective and touring with the ...

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