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April 25 2016
What's more, all the funds raised at Dine Out stay in San Diego and help go toward programs such as the Center's Youth Housing Project and the HIV Funding Collaborative
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April 18 2016
The free annual celebration up and down National and Logan Avenues, now in its 46th year, features a family-friendly festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. that includes traditional dance and musical performances...
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April 13 2016
The first-ever cover image showcasing the contents of a Well, That Was Awkward column was taken by Jessica Bradford (pictured), wife of CityBeat columnist and web editor Ryan Bradford
April 12 2016
HOT! NEW! FRESH!‘Hardcore Matinee’ w/ Rob Crow’s Gloomy Place, Octagrape, Mrs. Magician (Bar Pink, 5/15), Budos Band (BUT, 6/3), Junior Brown (BUT, 6/5), Armored Saint, Metal Church (Brick...
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April 11 2016
SPIN ROOMSCityBeat has always been a champion of local businesses, especially record stores. And while sales of vinyl records were up 30 percent in 2015, according to a recent Forbes article, a number
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April 4 2016
SPRING AHEADFor the last few years, the UC San Diego Springfest has been one of the best annual showcases of not only the university's graduate music programs, but often the future of the local exper
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March 28 2016
For almost two decades, the New West Electronic Arts and Music Organization Festival has been a labor of love for founder and artistic director Joseph Waters (aka Jozefius Vaatierz Rattus)
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March 23 2016
Everybody’s angry. I’m angry, you’re angry, your dog’s angry—angry, angry, angry. The media pundits cite this rage for the popularity of both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders,...
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March 21 2016
We'd like to think our readers have been celebrating Women's History Month with complete abandon. Surely they've attended some of the great book signings, film screenings and events happening around town,...
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March 15 2016
There’s no better way to get to know the pulse of a music scene than to listen to dozens and dozens of demos from local bands. For CityBeat, the Great Demo Review is an annual institution—a...
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March 14 2016
Performing and creating original theater is tough, but ask anyone who does it and you'll often get the same response: They do it for the love, despite the risks that come with it
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March 7 2016
For 23 years the San Diego Latino Film Festival has always been a great showcase of up-and-coming filmmakers from all over Latin America
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Feb. 29 2016
Lowrider culture and graffiti-inspired street art wasn't always something grandma could appreciate. Back in the day, it was even looked down on, but still greatly appreciated by members of the African-American...
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Feb. 22 2016
Even for the most ardent supporter of the arts, attending modern dance performances are the cultural equivalent of flossing your teeth; something that we should really do more often, but just can't seem...
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Feb. 15 2016
After all the hoopla leading up to last year's Balboa Park Centennial, some of the results were a little anticlimactic. That's why the new Parkeology series has us excited
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Feb. 8 2016
For a holiday with a history that involves executions, crazy Roman emperors and a bizarre fertility festival involving naked men swatting women with dog-skin whips (for real, look it up), Valentine's Day...
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Feb. 3 2016
New CityBeat editorial assistant Torrey Bailey took the cover photo of downtown’s omnipresent Shirtless Guy (Don Flores)
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Feb. 1 2016
There's nothing like Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and it's often been said that if you remember it, then you probably weren't really there
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Jan. 25 2016
One of the things we love about the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center—aside from it being one of the most fun places for kids to cut loose while also participating in some hands-on learning—is...
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Jan. 18 2016
If there’s an underlying takeaway to the success of a show like Making a Murderer or a podcast like Serial, it’s that audiences are interested in docudramas that deal in the subjects of human...

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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