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619 Spirits North Park’s Blood of the Scorpion: that kick of spice

Justin Greenwood 619 Spirits North Park 3015 Lincoln Avenue North Park A pretty candy-red cocktail adorned with a sprig of green, the Blood of the Scorpion comes served with a warning. “It’s based with our ...

December 9, 2021
Richard Lovelace: the courage, honor, and loyalty of a Cavalier Poet

To Lucasta, Going to the Wars Tell me not (Sweet) I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now ...

December 9, 2021
Scott Wilson’s Saturday Night Live surprise

Local singer-songwriter and cinematographer Scott Wilson says he was taken by surprise when Saturday Night Live recently did a parody version of Marc Cohn’s “Walking in Memphis” video in a musical sketch called “Walking in ...

December 9, 2021
IB Thai: not afraid to be rich, or hot

Love surprises! Neighbor Kevin and I are coming out of the ocean after a lunchtime swim. Was it cold? You betcha, for the first minute. But once you’re body surfing, all you’re thinking about is ...

December 9, 2021
Last Tango in Paris: cinemas-interrupticus

A friend recently linked me to a collection of Sunday newspaper TV ads, and I chanced upon a half-pager from November 1973 pitching a late show airing of The Young Lions, in which Marlon Brando ...

December 9, 2021
Making masks and music for soccer moms

Western-tinged Dani Bell & the Tarantist is yet another band championed by local star Alfred Howard, who performs with the group and signed them to the label he co-owns, Redwoods Music. Singer Dani Bell (Boychick) ...

December 9, 2021
Donna Larsen wants more than Wiggles & Raffi

Donna Larsen knows singing, songwriting, producing, and promotion. But when it came to making music (and eventually books) for kids, she fell back on the most reliable test market she could find: her own children. ...

December 9, 2021
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