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March 30 2011
Hopper can still remember sitting in the back of his dad's car as they drove past the infamous 5 Yardboys graffiti crew. He'd watch in awe as artists like Saratoga Sake and Daze painted big, beautiful...
Cuervo1
March 30 2011
Braving the rain and lured by an invite promising a “one-of-a-kind event” that would transport guests “into a mysterious underground world,” I headed to the most unlikely of venues—McMillin...
sos
March 30 2011
A local band gets a contract, P.O.D.'s lawsuit and the rest of this week's music news for locals only
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March 23 2011
The Lafayette Hotel is a fun place for a pool party, but let's face the facts—the remodel that seems to be taking far too long was pretty well overdue about five years ago
Rob Kardashian
March 23 2011
Excitement was high outside Stingaree last Saturday night in anticipation of an appearance by what a media invite called "reality star" Rob Kardashian
sos
March 23 2011
Indie-rockers Swim Party are going on hiatus, bassist Alex Devereaux says. Guitarist / vocalist Eric Tremblay is moving to Switzerland with his wife, who's taking a professor position at a university
enriqueexperiencelogo
March 16 2011
In keeping with Nightgeist's theme, I limit my “Experience” outings to the p.m. hours. But in an effort to mix things up, I recently went on the prowl at the ass-crack of dawn and ended up...
vanish 1
March 16 2011
Faces Night Club—gone. The Blonde Martini—yeah, that closed, too. It seems like the underground space at 835 Fifth Ave., Downtown, is either cursed or, at the very least, a challenging location
sos
March 16 2011
If you haven't already noticed, the Che Café's website (checafe.ucsd.edu) has been down for weeks
Hole1
March 9 2011
If the 1999 film Office Space has taught us anything, it's that Hell hath no fury like an untreated case of “the Mondays.”
sos
March 9 2011
Keep an eye out for Tiny Telephones, a new electro-rock supergroup that features Shark Attack's Patrick Heaney (keyboards) and Aaron Blomberg (guitar), Hyena's Michael Cooper (drums) and Alia Jyawook (cello)...
enriqueexperiencelogo
March 2 2011
Glitz, glam and light-up hula-hoops converged at an Oscar party I attended last Sunday, and just as the Best Picture Award was handed out and James Franco applied his final droplets of Visine, I was
shotonscene
March 2 2011
After a three year break, The Bus Stop is back. A hip-hop showcase that ran for six-and-a-half years starting in 2001 at now-defunct Downtown club Martini Ranch, The Bus Stop featured big names like...
tamrahayden
Feb. 23 2011
Karin Willison is sort of the Tim Mays of Second Life, a virtual world where people can do all kinds of real-world things
enriqueexperiencelogo
Feb. 23 2011
I'm no fancy psychiatrist, but like its name indicates, Chula Vista's Diamond Jim's (773 Third Ave.) is multifaceted to the point of bordering on multiple-personality disorder
sos
Feb. 23 2011
Pop-rockers Louis XIV are reuniting for a show in March—and maybe more. Guitarist Brian Karscig tells CityBeat in an e-mail that he and singer / guitarist Jason Hill got together a few weeks ago...
decemberists
Feb. 16 2011
So far, 2011 has been a good year for indie music. Pop icon Barbra Streisand handed the Album of the Year award to Canucks Arcade Fire at the Grammys on Sunday. And, a few weeks ago, Portland's The Decemberists...
ZonkEnrique.
Feb. 16 2011
In a sea of Jersey Shore-like haunts, Pacific Beach's Nite Owl Cocktail Lounge (2772 Garnet Ave.) is as far from JWoww as it gets
sos-021611
Feb. 16 2011
Departed jazz saxophonist James Moody and alt-rockers Switchfoot were honored at the Grammy Awards Sunday night
PandaMonium(2)
Feb. 9 2011
As revealed in Penguin Books' coffee-table tome 100 Facts About Pandas, there's a secret side to the furry creatures that most people aren't aware of, such as how a bear's age can be determined by measuring...

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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