Scott Ellis

Articles by Scott Ellis

Comic-Con + Comic-Con adjacent

The biggest show in town inspires other events, including Kevin Smith and Heroes Brew

Thursday | 20 Jay and Silent Bob/Babble-On/Fatman on Batman Kevin Smith is in San Diego for Comic-Con, and as usual he has a lot to say. On Thursday it’s “Jay and Silent Bob Get Old” ...

Thunderheads coming

Even coastal San Diego County can experience summer raindrops

Birdwatchers need not despair now that the winter migrants are gone. Plenty of shore birds can be found on summer evenings in the natural coastal wetland areas of San Diego County. From south to north ...

This week, see sandcastles, bocce, and pride

Also, it's opening day at Del Mar and the Festival of the Bells

Thursday | 13 Don’t Shut Up: Panel Discussion Feminist Image Group kicks off Don’t Shut Up, a month of female-led art and activism at City Gallery focused on raising women’s voices. On July 13, arts-and-culture ...

Festivals everywhere — OB, Adams Ave., Mission Valley, and Palomar Mountain

Switchfoot, La Jolla murals, Island fest, Summer film fest, chili cook-off, and summer solstice celebration

Thursday | 22 SOKO CANNABIS BALL Celebrating the launch of San Diego online vendor SoKo Cannabis Creations with a runway fashion show by Alexandra Marie, B.FFRENCH, and SoKo, a cannabis mixer with Southern California businesses, ...

New this week: Nighttime Zoo. And that’s not all.

Also Talib Kweli, International Beer Festival at the Fair, and Liberty Station’s first “Taste of”

Thursday | 15 San Diego International Boat Show Approximately 140 boats — from entry-level family cruisers to sailboats — to browse, board, and buy, as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets, and accessories. If ...

Let the fests begin!

Oysterfest, X-Fest, and San Diego Festival of the Arts come to town

Thursday | 8 Czech Marionettes In Balboa Park Big Joe uses traditional Czech marionettes to tell the story of Princess Phoebe’s Birthday Present. Czech puppetry was imported in the late 17th Century by itinerant puppeteers ...

San Diego, where the West is fun

Start your summer with Wonderspaces, wine, and the good ol’ Del Mar Fair

Friday | 2 Where the West Is Fun: San Diego County Fair This year we have a Western theme, merging the history of the region from the 1880s to pop-culture elements of today. That means ...

Get out there while it’s still not hot

Vista strawberries, Fiesta Botanica, and Celtic women await

Thursday | 25 Celtic Woman They’re called Celtic Woman, but several different women will take the Civic Theatre stage on Thursday to showcase music from their newest album, Voices of Angels. This will be the ...

Have fun on the waterfront

Taco Fest, Fiesta del Sol, and Pirate Days in the week ahead

Thursday | 18 Burgers and Brews Try beer from Aztec Brewing, Border X, and Stone Brewing Company, sample burger sliders from Crazee Burger (your choice of buffalo, ostrich, wild boar, or wagyu beef), play giant ...

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