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

ART is smart. It’s also funny as hell, which makes braving the Gaslamp traffic to see this urbane one-act comedy well worth the effort. Read more


Celebrating the very BEST of San Diego Read more

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For its inaugural production, Francis Gercke and Jessica John's Backyard Renaissance theater company chose British playwright Jez Butterworth's Parlour Song. Read more

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Horror movies are a dime a dozen these days, so heads turned when it was announced that Joss Whedon, the man behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog and director of the summer tent-pole movie The Avengers , was prod... Read more


Why the f#@k is Patton Oswalt in our music section? Read more

Music Feature

Mr. Show shoots the arm of American sketch comedy Read more

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