October 9, 2019 Issue

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Photo by Piczo

Fans can escape when Bastille comes to Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU on Sunday, October 13, with Joywave. Read more

Music Feature


Photo by Nicol Vizioli

Morcheeba multi-instrumentalist and producer Ross Godfrey has a pretty good idea of what fans expect when his trip-hop act comes to Belly Up October 13—a moody and ambient show. Read more

Music Feature

I first wrote about cannabis cocktails in October 2017. Back then, the cannabis world was a different place. Recreational legalization had not yet been implemented in California, so businesses were testing its limits. Read more



Photo by Daren Scott

“Intimate Apparel” runs through October 20 at New Village Arts Theatre in Carlsbad, and Heather Raffo's “Noura” runs through October 20 at the Old Globe’s Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre in Balboa Park. Read more


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“Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” celebrates its trailblazing subject warts and all, interviewing friends, family and colleagues to get at the heart of what made her such a force. Read more



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San Diego International Film Festival CEO Tonya Mantooth is thrilled she gets to do it again Tuesday, October 15, to Sunday, October 20, at The Theatre Box, The Balboa Theatre, The Pendry SD Hotel and Arclight La Jolla. Read more



Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

Last week’s meeting of the San Diego City Council’s audit committee was truly a sight to behold. Read more

Spin Cycle

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Puerto Nuevo-style lobster is a brilliantly simple thing. It’s Baja’s clawless spiny lobster—not the more familiar Maine variety—split lengthwise and pan fried in lard. It’s served with creamy refried beans, Mexican rice, and flour tortillas. Read more

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There are 154 active breweries in San Diego, 29 tasting rooms (nonproduction, satellite locations), and 10 more in planning or build-out stages. That’s a lot of beer. Read more

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Photo by Steve Gullick

Ride is back with another album, “This Is Not a Safe Place,” which once again showcases their sonic evolution, but also serves as a solid indication that there is much more to come in their newly ignited, second go-round. Read more

Music Feature

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Photo courtesy The Waterboys

The Waterboys play The Observatory North Park on Saturday, October 12. Known for the song “The Whole of the Moon,” lead singer Mike Scott is vague about the show, but he reveals a little bit. Read more

Music Feature

From the Latin American Art Fair to DogFest San Diego, check out these 15 local events this week. Read more

Short List Event Picks

Here are our picks this week in the areas of art, books, comedy, film, food and drink, music, performance and more. Read more

Short List Event Picks