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Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is a national organization where volunteers in drag read books to a group of children and parents. Read more

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Fruits are for chutneys, salad toppers and pastry fillers. And while they’re not often the show-stopping main attraction of haute cuisine, San Diego does have some creative ways to get a daily dose. Read more

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There’s certainly no shortage of nightlife options, but they’re often filled with folks who’d much rather post stunting, FOMO-type stories than actually enjoying the moment. Read more

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New Year’s Eve is the worst holiday for nightlife. It’s overpriced, overhyped, overdressed and underwhelming. New Year’s Day, however, is a considerable upgrade. Read more

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Back in 2016, we wrote, “2017 surely has to be better, right?” Then, in our 2017 New Year’s Eve Guide, we wrote,“2018 surely has to be better, right? Right?” Eh, OK, well, 2019… yeah, OK, whatever… bring it on. Read more

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"I think El Dorado is just one of those places that you want to go to, even if you don’t necessarily want to drink. You just want to be around other people that you know,” says Reese Honse, general manager of El Dorado (1030 Broadway). Read more

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In June, CityBeat broke news that the beloved Aero Club (3365 India St.) was closing, after discovering the property was listed for sale on LoopNet and speaking with then-Aero Club owner Bill Lutzius. Read more

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Five years ago, in October 2013, Noble began Fully Patched, a monthly series at Kava Lounge where this other world of non-beat-driven electronic music could come alive. Read more

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Here is a schedule of hand-selected, electronic-music-driven events for those who want to keep wearing their costumes. Read more

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As CRSSD grows, so does the demand for alternatives. Read more

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"As an appreciator of music, I kind of want to know how much of this is being made from scratch, and how much of it is pre-sequenced?” says Jesse Karras, when asked about seeing live DJ performances. Read more

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“I think having somebody like myself come in and show that I can do it, and that I should be taken seriously means that they can expect the next girl to be able to come in and do the same thing.” Read more

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Raw veganism consists of eating mostly or completely raw, organic, unprocessed foods. That means raw foodists don’t cook at temperatures higher than roughly 115 degrees Fahrenheit. Read more

Food Issue


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Wilde and her partner, Alexia Arani, began Love Affair, a new monthly night at Whistle Stop catered toward transgender and gender fluid people Read more

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The Special Collections Department is making a big move to the first floor of the Love Library, a central and heavily trafficked space. Read more

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Even if attending the actual Con isn’t in the cards, there are plenty of after-parties for readers to get their geek on. Read more

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From Friday through Sunday, there will be plenty of late-night Pride parties for revelers of all stripes. Read more

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As of last week, at least eight governors had recalled the National Guard troops the Trump administration had requested at the border. Read more

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When Mesheeka Gallery owner Manuel Basabe’s mentor, famed Chicano artist Salvador Torres, first suggested he hold a phallus-themed art show, Basabe was naturally hesitant. Read more

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Within the past year, however, experiential art has become a whole other beast, and increasingly one that’s liberal in its designation as art. Read more