At 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, the young and lauded Ailyn Pérez and Stephen Costello will perform a recital at the Balboa Theatre (868 Fourth Ave, Downtown), launching the promotional tour for their new album, Love Duets.
The Flim-Flam Revue is a rollicking, informal gathering of local musicians who get up on stage and play "old-time favorites and original compositions inspired by our musical heroes from the days of yore," Grampadrew says.
The young folks who run The 1to1 Movement, a sustainability-education nonprofit, won't be hitting anyone over the head with hard-edged environmental and conservation themes at their upcoming, annual film festival.
"I am a role model. I am the greatest martial artist on the planet," the actor and standup comic tells CityBeat with his trademark deadpan delivery. "But I'm also going to be the next president of the United States."
Forty years ago, San Diego Pride was a small-but-fierce protest. Fernando Lopez, the organization's spokesperson, says that only a few dozen people marched through downtown San Diego in the city's first Pride event.