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Philip Freneau: Thomas Jefferson’s mouthpiece

For July the Fourth, 1799 Once more, our annual debt to pay, We meet on this auspicious day That will, through every coming age, Columbia’s patriot sons engage. From this fair day we date the ...

July 1, 2021
From Miles Davis to Charles McPherson: photographer Michael Oletta pays it forward with Jazz In The Moment book

Anyone who has attended local jazz concerts over the last 40 years is familiar with the stealthy visage of longtime professional photographer Michael Oletta, who got his start in concert photography back when he was ...

July 1, 2021
Lola 55: respectful of Oaxacan tortilla quality

Last week’s tortilla-throwing incident came just as I was discovering a new dimension in San Diego’s tortilla/taco world. It was an accidental discovery. I got off the 235 rapid bus after an hour-long ride (and ...

July 1, 2021
The accident that lead to a Green Bullet Harmonica

Before moving from Ohio to Ocean Beach in 2010, Kris Wott taught himself guitar, writing his first song at 14 and learning about vocal harmonizing from his brother Frank. In OB, he became friends with ...

July 1, 2021
Sweet Thing: Alexandre Rockwell’s family affair

The latest family affair from Alexandre Rockwell (In the Soup, 13 Moons) is a product from another time. On the surface, it could very well have been a black-and-white low-budget indie that was left lounging ...

July 1, 2021
Chuck Charles and the Bigfellas band: Steely Dan for the Pabst Blue Ribbon crowd

When it comes to gigging in San Diego, Chuck Charles, once-and-future doyen of the Bigfellas band, gives due love to the Belly Up, Humphreys, and Anthology. But certain odder moments stick sticky-er in his mind. ...

July 1, 2021
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