johnnytran
July 6 2011
Tran balances his DJ appearances with his role in the San Diego art scene
sos
July 6 2011
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roots 2
June 29 2011
Dressed in a cheetah-print collared shirt with fewer than half the buttons buttoned and wearing a ton of bling around his neck, Roots welcomed my drinking buddies and me to his weekend Ryan Roots Cocktail...
ZonkEnrique.
June 29 2011
Himalayans have Shangri-La; the ancient Greeks had Atlantis. My idea of heaven on Earth? A sleepy Tijuana dive by the name of La Nueva Pachanga, a veritable Garden of Eden (if God decided to suddenly stop...
sos
June 29 2011
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Hi Ball nights
June 22 2011
After checking to see if I hadn't accidentally set my navigation system to 1971, I went past the bar's quartz-adorned fort and ventured in
IMG_7505
June 22 2011
It might not be as big as the local beer-geek scene, but there's a cocktail culture emerging in San Diego
sos
June 22 2011
Scot Blair, owner of Hamilton's tavern, Small Bar and Eleven, is expanding his bar-restaurant fiefdom to Downtown
djrags
June 14 2011
Rags will play damn near anything his audience asks for. “The crowd pretty much dictates what I get into,” he says. “My skill is to be able to read crowds easily and adjust.”
ZonkEnrique.
June 14 2011
Located in a place that puts the “strip” in strip mall and forming a sort of bar Bermuda Triangle with Wong's Golden Palace Dragon Room and Shenanigans Irish Pub just a stone's thr
sos
June 14 2011
SDDubstep.com, a popular website for local dubstep events, is no more. The url now redirects to ElkBeats.com, a new site started by SDDubstep.com founder Donnie Valdez, aka EshOne, and his friend Aaron...
tijuanamusicfestival
June 8 2011
We weren't on Calle Sexta anymore. No, on Friday night, my friends and I were far from that hipster hotspot in downtown Tijuana
ZonkEnrique.
June 8 2011
Awhile back, a man dressed in a Santa Claus suit came up to me and said: “I know who you are. There's this place by Zion called The longhorn that you must check out. It's John Wayne-themed!”
vag
June 8 2011
A New Jersey punk band had to cut its first U.S. tour short last week when all of its gear was stolen during a stop in San Diego
Vampire Woman 2
June 1 2011
Mexicans aren't too up on internet memes. Perhaps it's because we don't really keep indoor cats; maybe it's because we need to save up memory on the camcorder for an upcoming quinceañera
DSC_0124
June 1 2011
For Porter, launching a cocktail menu began with in-depth conversations with Dean James, the former cocktail man at Alembic in San Francisco, about what kind of cocktails would fit El Take it Easy's...
shotonscene
June 1 2011
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Sebastian Magic
May 25 2011
Dubbed Intimate Miracles: A Close-Up Magic Show and promoted by the San Diego Cougar Encounters Meetup group, a soothing combination of spray-tan residue, hairspray and synthetic estrogen was in the air
IMG_9006
May 25 2011
When Sam Chammas opened Whistle Stop Bar 10 years ago, South Park wasn't the cutesy, dog-friendly hipster 'hood it is now. It was kind of shady, especially late at night
art1272865
May 25 2011
Expect to hear more from Retox during the next few months

Calendar

  • Visit one of the 70 participating restaurants, bars, coffeehouses and nightclubs in town on this night and 25 to 50 percent of sales will go to local HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs. 
  • Anthony Bernal and Chris Ward, who are vying to replace Todd Gloria on the San Diego City Council, will discuss urban issues, such as parking, homelessness and new developments
  • The new exhibition designed by Dave Ghilarducci is made from hundreds of rolls of packing tape and bound together by layers of plastic shrink-wrap. Visitors can navigate their way through cocoon-like passageways...
  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • The San Diego County Bike Coalition hosts this monthly bike-in happy hour event to get biking residents involved in their communities and discuss bike projects planned for that specific community
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • So Say We All's monthly storytelling night features stories about those jobs we took because we had to take a job. Featured readers include Allison Gauss, Annmarie Houghtailing, Cecile Estelle, and more
  • Artists from the all-abstracts group show will talk about their work and techniques. Artists include Edwin Nutting, Danielle Nelisse, Leah Pantea, Lenore Simon, and more
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