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Stories by Various Authors

Oasis Camel Dairy Open Farm, Mariachi Music and Folkloric Dance

Sunday | 1 Oasis Camel Dairy Open Farm Thirty-four acres of dromedary camel farm east of Ramona, open for camel treat feeding and petting, camel rides, sheep petting, and live performing bird and animal shows. ...

February 23, 2020
Heaven or Hell San Diego, O’Side Murals Walking Tour, Tinyfest: Tiny Homes, Workshops, Beer

Friday | 28 Heaven or Hell San Diego Visit the underbelly of downtown San Diego circa 1971 through a blend of story poetry, dance, spoken word, costume and theatre. Performers move beyond the social ruckus ...

February 22, 2020
Lend Me A Tenor, The Chieftains: The Irish Goodbye

Sunday | 23 Lend Me A Tenor In September of 1934, Saunders, the general manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, is primed to welcome world-famous singer Tito Merelli, known as Il Stupendo, the greatest ...

February 16, 2020
Exploring the Origins of Today’s Humans, Mardi Gras Party Hop in the Gaslamp, Popup Play Saturdays

Friday | 21 Origins of Today’s Humans Available evidence indicates that all humans living today are derived from a relatively small population that arose in Africa beginning >200,000 years ago, spreading to the rest of ...

February 15, 2020
Paw Walk in the Garden, Jason Mraz: Shine, San Diego: 1940-1960, War And Peace

Saturday | 15 Paw Walk In The Garden San Diego Botanic Garden is 37 acres of rich land which began, in part, with Ruth Larabee, whose original bequest of property and plant collections led to ...

February 9, 2020
She Loves Me, Better Together Valentines Show

Thursday | 13 She Loves Me In a 1930s European perfumery, we meet shop clerks Amalia and Georg, who, more often than not, are at odds. After both respond to a “lonely hearts advertisement” in ...

February 8, 2020
Murder for Two, Fresh Sound: Carl Stone

Sunday | 9 Murder For Two Officer Marcus Moscowicz is a small-town policeman with dreams of becoming a full-fledged detective. One fateful night, at a surprise birthday party for the great American murder novelist Arthur ...

February 2, 2020
Tijuana Foto Project, Valentines on Volcan, That ’70s Car Show

Friday | 7 Tijuana Foto Project Come see a film and photography collection of student work exploring la frontera. Students took part in a genre study looking at the work of Harry Crosby, a teacher ...

February 1, 2020
San Diego Miniature Show, The Festival of New Trumpet Music West

Sunday | 2 San Diego Miniature Show Some 50 vendors will offer an assortment of miniatures from vintage, traditional, and mid-century modern to the latest in LED lights for miniature projects. Find realistic food, furniture, ...

January 26, 2020
God of Carnage, International Wetlands Day, Fry Bread, Bird Singers and Gourd Dancing

Friday | 31 God Of Carnage A dark comedy of manners — without the manners. Spend an evening with two couples, both residents of a tony Brooklyn neighborhood, as they meet to discuss a playground ...

January 25, 2020
Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge, Hidden And Abandoned In San Diego, López Homestead History Hike

Saturday | 25 Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge The Hanohano Outrigger Canoe Club was founded in 1981 in Mission Bay. Today, the ocean challenge is one of the longest running paddlesport races in California (OC-1, Surfski, ...

January 19, 2020
August Wilson’s Jitney and The John Jorgenson Quintet

Thursday | 23 August Wilson’s Jitney A jitney is an unlicensed taxicab. Five tireless drivers in Pittsburgh’s Hill District fight for love, survival, and respect as the powers-that-be threaten to close down their garage in ...

January 18, 2020
Going To A Place Where You Already Are, Dune Defenders

Saturday | 18 Going To A Place Where You Already Are Is there a heaven? Joe says no, it’s all a bunch of hokum. His wife, Roberta, has always claimed to agree. But lately, she’s ...

January 12, 2020
Trey Anastasio Band, Star Gazing, Vietnamese Food, Music And Dancing

Thursday | 16 Trey Anastasio Band Best known as the frontman for the jam band Phish, Trey Anastasio has also performed as part of symphonies and has scored theatrical productions, one of which earned him ...

January 11, 2020
Get Results from New Year Goals, Shark Geek Lecture

Monday | 13 Get Results From New Year Goals Do you have trouble following through on your New Year's resolutions? Learn how to analyze and evaluate how you're currently doing in the major areas of ...

January 7, 2020
Art Garfunkel, Snow, Skating and Campfires, The Humans

Thursday | 9 Art Garfunkel Singer Art Garfunkel has recovered from the paresis that affected his vocal cords several years ago and has resumed touring. His program includes songs made famous during his partnership with ...

January 6, 2020
Renaissance Singers: An English Christmas, Hunter Killer

Sunday | 5 Renaissance Singers: An English Christmas Much of our experience of English Christmas music comes from the Victorian era, a tradition started in churches, towns, and in the countryside. Come listen to music ...

December 29, 2019
All About Wild Urban Parrots, Willie Nelson & Family, Bloomsday

Friday | 3 All About Wild Urban Parrots Southern California is home to a dozen wild parrot species. Representative from SoCal Parrot will be sharing photos, videos, and information about local wild parrots. Learn where ...

December 28, 2019
How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Crystal Method and Keith Sweaty

Saturday | 28 How The Grinch Stole Christmas Based on the Dr. Seuss book, this production features songs “This Time of Year,” “Santa for a Day,” “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” and “Fah Who ...

December 22, 2019
Food trucks, cornhole, and live music, Tango Festival, Kumeyaay Rock Art in San Diego

Thursday | 26 Food Trucks, Cornhole, And Live Music Gourmet food from over a dozen of San Diego’s food trucks, live entertainment, holiday light display, and activities for families on the plaza: giant checkers, hula ...

December 21, 2019
Light Tunnel, Sleds and Santa, Pastorela 2.0

Saturday | 21 Light Tunnel, Sleds, And Santa San Diegans can explore acres of holiday lights, sounds, decorations, and foods. The Village will have hundreds of giant candy canes, a forest of Christmas trees, Candy ...

December 15, 2019
Winter Whale Watching, The Tubes, Natural History of the Anza-Borrego Region

Thursday | 19 Winter Whale Watching Catch a glimpse of gray whales as they migrate from their feeding grounds in Alaska to calving lagoons in Baja California and back. This 3.5-hour tour will have live ...

December 14, 2019
The Eight: Reindeer Monologues, Frosty Farm, San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Friday | 13 The Eight: Reindeer Monologues Santa’s reindeer tell all in this exposé of the North Pole. Through each reindeer’s confession, the truth behind the shocking allegations becomes clearer and clearer, and seems to ...

December 8, 2019
Wonderspaces Virtual Reality, The Swingin’ with Dean Show

Thursday | 12 Wonderspaces Virtual Reality Visitors begin their experience by sitting down to Dinner Party, a film based on the accounts of Betty and Barney Hill, the couple who experienced America’s first nationally-reported UFO ...

December 7, 2019
The Imperiled Ocean, A Christmas Story, Tamalada Time, Beatles Fair, Kim Petras at Observatory North Park

Thursday | 5 The Imperiled Ocean Ocean journalist Laura Trethewey will discuss and sign her new book, The Imperiled Ocean: Human Stories from a Changing Sea. Her narrative journalism follows people as they head out ...

December 4, 2019
Jazz Fest & Swing Extravaganza, Hike The Ramona Grasslands, Skating, Santa, and S’mores, And Neither Have I Wings to Fly, Sono Fest Chili Cook-Off

Thursday | 28 Jazz Fest & Swing Extravaganza San Diego Jazz Fest runs over five days and includes more than two dozen traditional jazz, Dixieland, ragtime, swing, and rockabilly bands. Dancing and lessons take place ...

November 27, 2019
Beaujolais Nouveau Wine, Around the World in 80 Days, Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival, Local Holiday Market, Sumi-E: Asian Art Form Of Ink, Brush and Paper

Thursday | 21 Beaujolais Nouveau Wine tasting of fruity new wine, French buffet, and live music. All over France, the Beaujolais Nouveau event takes place on the third Thursday in November every year, marking the ...

November 20, 2019
Ring Around the Moon, Distiller’s Fest: Spirits And Jazz, City of East San Diego Police 1912-1923, Vision Quest Hike, The Black Keys and Modest Mouse

Thursday | 14 Ring Around the Moon Asked what he feared most, Truman Capote said, “Real toads in imaginary gardens.” That describes Jean Anouilh’s play. On the surface, the three-acter is a romantic fantasy. But ...

November 13, 2019
Long Story Short, Ride the Point, Forgotten Tragedy: The Sultana Disaster Of 1865, Cambodian Rock Band

Thursday | 7 Long Story Short Improvised storytelling show. Anyone who signs up may be randomly selected to tell a true, five-minute story related to the show’s theme, without notes. November’s theme is “Holidays, Schmolidays.” ...

November 6, 2019
Postcards from Mecca, Dia De Los Muertos in Old Town, Tamales, Chihuahuas and Low Riders, Twelfth Night, Chris Mann at Martinis Above Fourth

Friday | 1 Postcards From Mecca See rediscovered photographs of the Early Desert. When Susie Keef Smith died in Leucadia in 1988, her estate was handled by a county administrator who threw all her belongings ...

October 30, 2019
Latin American Art Fair, Zombie Crawl Meets Day of the Dead, Amazing Adventures of the Marvelous Monkey King, Pumpkin Bash with Big Cats, Dream Theater

Thursday | 24 Latin American Art Fair See the work of Tijuana-based artists Cesar Vazquez and Maik Jimenez, winners of the Fair’s 2018 Best in Show and Honorable Mention. The installation includes paper-based flatwork and ...

October 23, 2019
Without Walls (Wow) Festival, Poe Fest, Brunch & Booze, Guided Hike of Homestead Trail, Kilikili

Thursday | 17 Without Walls (Wow) Festival The La Jolla Playhouse presents a site-based work at Liberty Station that showcases multiple performances by local, national and international artists (including a selection of family-friendly offerings), occurring ...

October 16, 2019
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, The Importance of Being Earnest, Julian Autumn Jubilee, Serbian Crepes and Folklore Dancing, La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

Thursday | 10 Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers Soft rock icon and occasional Grateful Dead member Bruce Hornsby is touring in support of his first full-length album in three years (and first true solo record ...

October 9, 2019
Bad Hombres/Good Wives, La Mesa Oktoberfest, Pan for gold and meet pioneers, Trolley Dances, Big Mountain

Thursday | 3 Bad Hombres/Good Wives Don Ernesto, macho cartel lord of Sinaloa, is used to getting exactly what he wants. In this case, he wants Eva — the young woman he sent to a ...

October 2, 2019
The Winter’s Tale, Twitchcon, Water Lantern Festival, Hillcrest Art Stumble, Peter Frampton & Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening

Thursday | 26 The Winter’s Tale Shakespeare’s tale of Leontes, a delusional and paranoid king, who goes berzerk and tears his family apart. He sends his wife to prison and banishes his daughter. Sixteen years ...

September 25, 2019
Yo La Tengo: The Love Song Of Buckminster Fuller, Speed The Plow, Log Toss, Norse Gods, And Mead, Artwalk Carlsbad, GI Film Festival

Thursday | 19 Yo La Tengo: The Love Song Of Buckminster Fuller Academy Award nominated filmmaker Sam Green (The Weather Underground), in collaboration with the band Yo La Tengo, presents a “live documentary” that explores ...

September 18, 2019
The Virgin Trial, Kaaboo Del Mar, Fiestas Patrias Celebration, Mind Travel: Silent Hike, Railroad music and rides

Thursday | 12 The Virgin Trial In this thriller, the young Elizabeth navigates political and sexual intrigue in the Tudor court that threatens her freedom, and even her life. After the death of both her ...

September 11, 2019
Adventure Hiking Scavenger Hunt, Foxfire, Burgers & Beer: The Search For The Best Burger, Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon, Carrie Underwood

Thursday | 5 Adventure Hiking Scavenger Hunt Join one of two scavenger hunts: “difficult” or “challenging,” depending upon your fitness and hiking skill level. Particpants will be together in one group. The object of the ...

September 4, 2019
Plumeria Festival, Nightime wildlife viewing walk, U.S. Sandsculpting Challenge, Wayward Sons, Amadeus

Saturday | 31 Plumeria Festival Plumeria species are indigenous to Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean but are grown as cosmopolitan ornamentals in warm regions. The festival features live entertainment, flower shows, plumeria-themed gifts, and ...

August 28, 2019
SDSU elite, not

Joke’s on State students Is this title a joke (“San Diego State – an elite school,” Cover Stories, August 14)? 69,000 apply for 5,400 spots but offers of admission go to about 24,000 to make ...

August 28, 2019
Cornhole Tournament, Shade along the trail, Barks & Brews Fest, Candy & Shelley Go to the Desert, Heart and Joan Jett

Saturday | 24 Cornhole Tournament Round one is “round robin,” where each team plays four games. The top two teams from each court play head to head in a single elimination match. The top eight ...

August 21, 2019
Movies by Moonlight, impossible railroad is 100 years old, Noel Coward’s Private Lives, Luchadors and Food Trucks, Frank Zappa Tribute

Thursday | 15 Movies By Moonlight Silent films curated by Scott Paulson with the UC San Diego Library, featuring live music from Scott and the Teeny-Tiny Pit Orchestra. August 15: Carmen (1915). In order to ...

August 14, 2019
A wall to take care of Tijuana sewage

Detouring Mexican Sewage How about we build a wall/island right on the Tijuana River, that goes 35 miles out to sea and build a military base there (“The sewage that Imperial Beach wants to put ...

August 14, 2019
Tiki Oasis 19, Oceanside International Film Festival, Eugene Ray, A Bright New Boise, San Diego Beer Choir

Thursday | 8 Tiki Oasis 19: Catch The New Wave Running over four days in Mission Valley (after an opening night at the Bali Hai), this year’s Tiki Oasis offers Hawaiian-themed décor, drinks, live music, ...

August 7, 2019
Bon Odori Festival, Hiking to Goat Canyon Trestle, Vegan night market, Songs for a New World, Weird Al Yankovic

Friday | 2 Bon Odori Festival Bon Odori, or “Gathering of Joy,” is a two-day festival with food, crafts, entertainment, community group booths. and dancing. On August 2, make your own toro nagashi to take ...

July 31, 2019
Super Girl Surf Pro, Soto Six: Joe Henderson/Wayne Shorter Tribute, San Diego Fruit Festival, Dogfight, Leopard shark snorkeling

Friday | 26 Super Girl Surf Pro The world’s largest female surfing event returns for its 13th year. Featuring more than 100 pros, it’s the only all-women’s World Surf League qualifying event in the US. ...

July 24, 2019
San Diego lifeguards to the rescue, Rock of Ages, Escape The Con: The Villain’s Tail, Over-The-Line Tournament, Ben Vereen

Thursday | 18 San Diego lifeguards to the rescue The Ocean Beach Historical Society and author Michael Martino take a look at the early years of lifesaving along San Diego’s beaches and the formation of ...

July 17, 2019
The Sunshine Boys, Paper Theatre, Vines & Vittles Festival, Full moon pier walk, Hugh Jackman

Friday | 12 The Sunshine Boys A young theatrical agent attempts to connect his elderly uncle, a former vaudevillian great, with his long-time stage partner for a TV reunion. But despite their celebrated reputation, the ...

July 10, 2019
4th of July in the 1800s, Avocado Pop-Up Museum, The Tale Of Despereaux, Lady Brain Fest

Thursday | 4 4th of July In The 1800s Recreate an Independence Day celebrated on the frontier. The day includes parades around the plaza, wagon rides, period clothing, brass bands, patriotic speeches, flag raising, square ...

July 3, 2019
The ups and downs of Oceanside

Mistold taco tale In the article “Every taco tells a tale” (Taco Town, May 16, 2018), writer Chad Deal has El Borrego Restaurant listed as Deleted (no longer in business) caption next to it. As ...

July 3, 2019

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