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Guide to North Park’s craft beer scene

Ricardo Soltero

December 10, 2016

As San Diego’s reputation continues to grow as a craft beer heavyweight, so has the number of microbreweries. With large start-ups in Miramar and a boom in tasting rooms downtown and in Little Italy, the last couple of years have seen the number of breweries and tasting rooms double, making San Diego the go-to destination for craft beer enthusiasts. Stone Brewery, Ballast...

Jim Jarmusch presents The Stooges

Ricardo Soltero

November 15, 2016

Within the first few minutes of his new documentary, Jim Jarmusch, director of “Gimme Danger,” declares The Stooges, “the greatest rock ’n’ roll band ever.” For a brief moment in history, the band led by Iggy Pop, The Stooges, were truly just that, the greatest rock and roll band on the planet. Before drug addiction and lack of commercial...

Second theater production opens Oct. 28

Ricardo Soltero

October 24, 2016

San Diego City College theatre department has turned to Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” for its latest production. The stage adaptation by Christopher Sergel, based on Lee’s book, tells the story of Scout Finch who lives with her brother Jem and their widowed father, Attorney Atticus Finch. Through her eyes, we watch as Atticus attempts to prove the...

Meet The Lulls

Ricardo Soltero

October 24, 2016

In the midst of their first national tour, local San Diego band The Lulls dropped their debut record “Island of Daughters” after a string of explosive singles. A relatively new band, The Lulls came to be after the dissolution of Ed Ghost Trucker following the departure of singer and keyboardist Michaela Wilson roughly one year ago. “The Lulls are three of ...

Spooky Cigarette unleashes debut record

Local Band Spooky Cigarette releases its nee album  As Loud As I Can.  Official album cover.

Ricardo Soltero

June 12, 2016

San Diego band Spooky Cigarette has unleashed its debut extended play “ As Loud As I Can” digitally and on cassette via local label Bleeding Go...

A reenactment of a mass shooting was filmed at City  the L and C buildings, where film student Andrew Jimenez was making a documentary about the real-life crime in 1993  in Oxnard that left three people dead.His mother
was one of the people to survive the shooting.Courtesy photo Andrew Jimenez

Student documentary explores mass shooting

May 11, 2016

A documentary by a San Diego City College student filmmaker explores the event in which a man opened fire inside an Employment Development Department of...

Mission Brewery has its manufacturing and tasting room at the historic Wonder Bread Building next to Petco Park. Photo Credit: Ricardo Soltero.

Mission Brewery scores big on taste

May 11, 2016

With baseball season well underway, there’s a brewery overlooking Petco Park that is perfectly situated for a pre- and post-San Diego Padres game...

Classic rockers headline KAABOO Del Mar music festival

Kaaboo official poster

Ricardo Soltero

April 30, 2016

After a successful debut last year, KAABOO Del Mar released the lineup for its three-day music festival. Some 71 artists were announced to appear for KA...

Student-price tickets are back at Petco Park. Photo Credit: Ricardo Soltero.

Games designed just for students

April 28, 2016

Baseball is back in town as the San Diego Padres enter their 13th season at Petco Park. Each year, the Padres offer a variety of theme games to enhanc...

The artists coming to the region run from legendary to eclectic.Photo credit: Ricardo Soltero.

Ten San Diego concerts not to miss

April 28, 2016

As cool spring evenings give way to beautiful summer days, San Diego will host many hot concerts in the next four months. Here is our top ten “must se...

The Kills will bring their raw and edgy sound to the the desert music and art festival Official Facebook photo.

Look for these hidden gems at Coachella

April 16, 2016

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is days away, with most of the excitement surrounding the Guns N’ Roses reunion and the return of LC...

Record Store Day official logo

Record store day comes to San Diego

April 15, 2016

Over 1,000 independently owned record stores in the United States will take part of Record Store Day 2016 this Saturday April 16. Founded in 2007, the annual e...

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