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August 16, 2017 Issue

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Photo by Torrey Bailey

Jeffrey Trageser is the founder of Open Oscillator, a meetup of guys, gals and their gizmos that takes place at Whistle Stop every other month. more

Aug 16, 2017 11:30 AM About Last Night

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Photo by Torrey Bailey

“We all have more than we can show,” says Cristina Scorza, director of education and engagement at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. “That is a process that is embedded in the nature of collecting.” more

Aug 16, 2017 11:27 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Torrey Bailey

On Friday, Aug. 11, Lissa Corona resigned her position as San Diego Art Institute interim director and left her keys on her desk at the Balboa Park arts space. more

Aug 16, 2017 11:14 AM Seen Local 3 Comments

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Ellis Rose, a local activist and one of San Diego’s 9,000-plus homeless people, jokingly refers to himself as the “poster child” for homelessness in San Diego. more

Aug 16, 2017 10:54 AM News 1 Comments

Local politicians who had, as of the time this issue went to press, said nothing: County Supervisor Greg Cox, County Supervisor Dianne Jacob, County Supervisor Kristen Gaspar, County Supervisor Ron Roberts... more

Aug 16, 2017 10:44 AM From the Editor

This week’s pothole comes from our own Senior Account Executive and bike lane enthusiast Jason Noble, who has to travel over this series of cracks and holes while riding his bike into work. more

Aug 16, 2017 10:15 AM Pothole of the Week

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Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

In this tensed-up world, it’s somewhat comforting to know that even white supremacists sometimes disagree on tactics. more

Aug 16, 2017 9:00 AM Spin Cycle

Despite having a presence that might throw off a more conventional rock audience, fivepaw’s music is rich, detailed and epic. more

Aug 15, 2017 6:03 PM Music Feature

Dead Cross features Faith No More’s Mike Patton, Slayer’s Dave Lombardo and Retox’s Justin Pearson and Mike Crain, and they kick ass. more

Aug 15, 2017 5:51 PM If I Were U

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The very language of Hamlet—transcendent in its exploration of human beings’ deepest and most fraught emotions—assures its resonance in any context and any iteration more

Aug 15, 2017 5:23 PM Theater

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As a stand-alone studio film, Logan Lucky is one of the most joyously political in recent memory. more

Aug 15, 2017 5:16 PM Film

Poets don’t explain themselves,” says the red-haired muse Stella (Pamela Flores) to naïve writer Alejandro (Adan Jodorowsky) toward the beginning of Endless Poetry. more

Aug 15, 2017 5:05 PM Film

Zsa Zsa Gabor is dead. Not the actress—though that’s also true—but the experimental noise project by Stay Strange founder Sam Lopez, who recently performed his last show under the project’s name. more

Aug 15, 2017 4:35 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio

The 36th annual Adams Avenue Street Fair has been announced for Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1, along Adams Avenue in Normal Heights. more

Aug 15, 2017 4:17 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio

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The “grossly vanilla,” as one writer friend called it, San Diego Festival of Books is a Wonder Bread factory. more

Aug 15, 2017 3:39 PM Backwards & in High Heels 2 Comments

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Photos by Torrey Bailey

In a time where working in the circus is considered passé and once popular circuses like Ringling Bros have gone out of business due to animal rights protests, there’s still a small community that is passionate about the art form. more

Aug 15, 2017 1:46 PM Features

Just FYI, many readers of SD CityBeat would take you much more seriously if you didn’t come across as such a guilt-ridden white liberal. more

Aug 15, 2017 10:12 AM Letters to the Editor

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While San Diego is not in the path of totality for the highly buzzed-about eclipse (we’ll see about 60 percent), there will still be plenty of people outdoors on Monday, Aug. 21 to see the moon pass completely into the path of the sun. more

Aug 14, 2017 3:30 PM Short List Event Picks

Before Aug. 1, I had maybe suspected that National Clown Week was a thing. What I mean by that is the human mind is capable of imagining infinite atrocities. more

Aug 14, 2017 11:48 AM Well, That Was Awkward

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A stressed-out woman wants to talk about her feelings; a stressed-out man wants to gun down 87 slobbering zombies on his phone in hopes that his feelings get bored with him and go away. more

Aug 14, 2017 11:06 AM Advice

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