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July 12, 2017 Issue

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Photo by Seth Combs

A tertiary glance at the images could give the viewer the sense that the illustrations, while nonlinear, are based on pictures of his uncle, but they’re actually sketched from found images that Rae would pull from ‘60s and ‘70s-era magazines. more

Jul 12, 2017 11:29 AM Features 1 Comments

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Photo by Jim Cox

The dolls steal the show in the Old Globe Theatre’s gaily, boisterous production of Guys and Dolls, staged in association with Sarasota, Florida’s Asolo Repertory Theatre. more

Jul 12, 2017 11:10 AM Theater

This week’s pothole comes from our very own associate editor, Torrey Bailey. While driving through Golden Hill this week, she couldn’t help but notice this stunner on 22nd Street, between E Street and Broadway. more

Jul 12, 2017 10:56 AM Pothole of the Week

Remember when the Chargers used to win [“San Diego is not a sports town,” June 21]? Me neither. more

Jul 12, 2017 10:50 AM Letters to the Editor

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Photo by Torrey Bailey

One of the more admirable aspects of the Housing Commission and the mayor’s plan is how it emphasizes housing first, as well as homeless prevention via the “Homeless Prevention & Diversion Services.” more

Jul 12, 2017 10:35 AM From the Editor

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Photo by Rachel Michelle Fernandes

I left San Diego 15 years ago with flaming tire tracks behind me. OK, I’m being dramatic, but there certainly was a sense of urgency at play. more

Jul 12, 2017 10:05 AM Thank You For Staring

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Photo by John R. Lamb

Fletcher—the former Republican State Assemblyman who dabbled in independence before becoming a Democrat—sent out an email Tuesday morning announcing his intentions. more

Jul 12, 2017 9:00 AM Spin Cycle

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Photos by Jamie Ballard

A recent study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration found that LGBTQ individuals were more than twice as likely as heterosexual people to misuse prescription pain relievers. more

Jul 12, 2017 9:00 AM News

If you search for albums tagged “San Diego” on Bandcamp, you’ll find some interesting stuff. In this semi-regular report, we sift through recent postings and relay the findings. more

Jul 11, 2017 5:52 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio

The last album by The Jade Shader is finally being released. Sea Stacks and Sleestaks is coming out on vinyl through Joyful Noise’s subscription series, and it’s also available digitally on Bandcamp. more

Jul 11, 2017 5:45 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio

Shot over the course of three performances by The Talking Heads during a December 1983 run at the Pantages Theater, Stop Making Sense brilliantly represents Demme’s endless love of musical performance and gleeful urgency. more

Jul 11, 2017 5:40 PM Film 1 Comments

Director Matt Reeves shows an appreciation for silence by implementing purposeful long takes dedicated to exploring the nuances of character. more

Jul 11, 2017 5:35 PM Film

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Photo by Carlo Ricci

After enrolling at the prestigious Boston Conservatory to study musical theater, Tori Roze transferred out after only one year when she realized the school was both too expensive and too narrow a path for her eclectic tastes. more

Jul 11, 2017 4:00 PM Music Feature

I’m well aware that some metalheads consider The Sword false metal (i.e. poseurs). Well, that’s nonsense. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:12 PM If I Were U

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Photo courtesy of San Diego Pride

Pride is about a lot of things, but from its humble beginnings, one of its main functions has been about solidarity. Getting together with others in the community, standing tall and collectively shouting, “We still out here!” more

Jul 10, 2017 4:52 PM Short List Event Picks

For the 100th installment of The Floating Library, I want to tell you about a book that is very important to me: The Lost Cities of the Mayas: The Life, Art and Discoveries of Frederick Catherwood by Fabio Bourbon. more

Jul 10, 2017 4:39 PM The Floating Library

“Enough!—of the institutionalized bigotry that bushwhacks our Constitutional rights on a daily basis. Enough!—having to fear for our lives simply because we choose to walk down the street hand-in-hand with our lovers! Enough! more

Jul 10, 2017 4:21 PM Sordid Tales

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Image via Shutterstock

San Diego Pride is back, and every year I get the same sensation in the pit of my stomach as I do when Cinco de Mayo rolls around—a mix of Yay! Fun! and Oh God, how many offensive assholes are gonna ruin it? more

Jul 10, 2017 4:04 PM There She Goz 2 Comments

Now is a great time to try something new, like following the California drought water usage recommendations for once in your greedy life. more

Jul 10, 2017 3:12 PM Astrologically Unsound

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Photo by Jen Lothspeich

As a thrifty wino, I’m always interested in a rosé with a palatable price point. As a discerning wino, I’m intrigued by one made from a hearty red varietal. more

Jul 7, 2017 5:29 PM Bottle Rocket

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