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September 7, 2016 Issue

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Jasmine Fitzwilliam / Let's Frolic Together

Local artist Susie Ghahremani has done well with her Boygirlparty brand of merchandise. She’s developed a base of loyal customers who seemingly can’t get enough of cutesy animal characters that adorn everything from baby clothes to stationa... more

Seen Local

Unlike many a youthful protagonist, Jake’s (Theo Taplitz) life isn’t destroyed upon moving from familiar confines (Manhattan) to a new wild frontier (Brooklyn). more

Film

Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, a career pilot with more than 40 years of experience in the air, successfully landed a jetliner on the Hudson River after both engines failed due to bird impact on January 15, 2009. more

Film

Well Well Well’s music isn’t as heavy as that of the members’ other band, instead blending folk, psychedelia and synth-pop into an eclectic mixture. more

Notes from the Smoking Patio

San Diego live music picks for the week of September 7. more

If I Were U

YG embraced the opportunity to be mentioned in the same breath with Lamar. But Lamar’s shadow looms large over rap these days, and the 26-year-old YG also isn’t getting enough credit for his skills, his vision and his valor. more

Music Feature

Natural Sounds Trios/t (Self-released)Natural Sounds Trio have the funk. Formed after splintering off from funk-soul group Taurus Authority, the ensemble of drummer Jake Najor, bassist Chri more

Notes from the Smoking Patio

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Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

Everybody thinks it’s way past time for this mayor to get off the crapper and finally weigh in on The Monumental Measures of the Millienium. more

Spin Cycle

The mid-city neighborhood is anything but commercial, instead housing new age bookstores, fabric shops and an impressive number of plant-based restaurants along Adams Avenue. The locals who live there are equally diverse. more

Neighborhoods 1 Comments

In Las Vegas, billionaire Sheldon Adelson—who owns The Venetian and The Palazzo and casinos all over the world—wants to build a 65,000-seat domed football stadium to lure the Oakland Raiders to the desert. But not with financing from his re... more

From the Editor

My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and a half, and we really love each other. His parents adore me and are thrilled that he might not die alone. After his mom saw us being all cuddly in the supermarket, she warned him that we ... more

Culture

We stood in line outside the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City, eating fresh mango with Tajin and chamoy, cackling at the world’s stupidest jokes like a coven of drunk witches and taking photos against the bright, cobalt blue walls of the o... more

There She Goz

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He fired a shot across the bow of the privileged majority and now the glaring red rockets of reactionary defensiveness are bursting around him. This is especially true on the social media pages where the patrio-maniacs post excessively punc... more

Sordid Tales

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Jen Van Tieghem

Bottle Rocket

When an attention-grabbing newsfeed headline promises a definitive list of the top 10, 20 or 100 craft beers in the country, who can resist a click? But before the page loads I am already thinking of all the ways it will be wrong. more

The Beerdist