Photo by Duncan Moore

It’s possible that Sketch Party is the most happening Tuesday night scene in town. The bi-monthly art event—where right-brained patrons come to draw, color and sometimes simply doodle on paper-covered tables—has seen a steady uptick in atte... more

Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM Features

With a few exceptions, last week’s primary election was as thrilling as watching a frozen turkey thaw. more

Jun 15, 2016 12:00 AM , Spin Cycle

Easier access to the voting booth, Voter ID and race-based voter discrimination are all very important issues. It’s highly unlikely, however, that you’ll hear incumbent politicians discussing root causes of the voter apathy sweeping the nat... more

Dec 16, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

California’s revolutionary top-two nonpartisan system, adopted as Proposition 14 in 2010, is not revolutionary at all. In fact, it’s almost the exact system we have had in San Diego for a long, long time—except for two critical differences ... more

Oct 21, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

California's presidential primaries are blatantly unconstitutional—and neither party is going to do anything about it. more

Sep 23, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

At one point, Rand Paul was well positioned to be the “candidate of a new generation.” His foreign policy and civil rights positions, for example, could unite constituencies otherwise driven apart by opportunistic partisan political operati... more

Aug 26, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

Remember back in the day when making a mix-tape meant standing by, patiently waiting, for a song to play on the radio so you could hit record on your tape deck? If you were born in the '90s you probably don't. But this is how people used to d... more

Jun 8, 2012 12:00 AM Music

We're no glammy gloss mag, but we think we held our own in this year's Spring Fashion Issue. Check out what went down at EXY after the issue came out. more

Mar 7, 2008 12:00 AM Gallery

On stage, The After Party are four different people. They resemble a band thrown together on some soulless music-channel reality show.  more

Apr 20, 2005 12:00 AM Music Feature

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