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Giovanni Sgambati – an Italian Liszt

Giovanni Sgambati conducted the Italian premiere of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in 1867. He conducted the Italian premiere of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in 1870. Let that sink in for a moment. Beethoven composed his ...

August 12, 2020
Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies, uncovered

We open as the curtain rises on the #MeToo movement. When our return to cinemas is finally ensured, there will be a new closing credit aberration to reckon with, a job described simply as “Intimacy ...

August 12, 2020
What a teachers union has done to Gompers

Only 16 years ago, gang fights were constant at Gompers Secondary and Middle Schools in Chollas View. That changed when teachers, parents, and a new administration banded together to turn them into charter schools. Part ...

August 12, 2020
Terra Lawson-Remer out-raises Kristin Gaspar

Boss Tweed and San Diego politics Democrat Terra Lawson-Remer is far out in front of Republican incumbent Kristin Gaspar in the fundraising battle between the two campaigns for San Diego county supervisor. According to disclosure ...

August 12, 2020
Don't forget Escondido

Improper attribution I’m glad to see Ed Bedford’s disclaimer of the “Newsolini” reference. I love the OB Pier, and the Cafe has a special place in my heart, so I read the review in the ...

August 12, 2020
Morgan Freeman as an extraterrestrial diplomat

Dear Hipster: If aliens invaded the Earth tomorrow bent on our destruction, who would be the best person to act as a diplomat on behalf of the entire world? — Tycho, Hillcrest I’m weirdly flattered ...

August 12, 2020
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