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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 Gold Records. “As Loud As I Can” is...

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Student documentary explores mass shooting

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
Ricardo Soltero 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 office in Central California in 1993. “The Oxnard...

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Mission Brewery scores big on taste

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

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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 KAABOO’s second edition in mid-September. During...

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Games designed just for students

Student-price tickets are back at Petco Park. Photo Credit: Ricardo Soltero.
Ricardo Soltero 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 enhance the fan experience at Petco Park and celebrate the...

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Ten San Diego concerts not to miss

The artists coming to the region run from legendary to eclectic.Photo credit: Ricardo Soltero.
Ricardo Soltero 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 see” shows coming to town. Bring on those...

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Look for these hidden gems at Coachella

The Kills will bring their raw and edgy sound to the the desert music and art festival Official Facebook photo.
Ricardo Soltero 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 LCD Soundsystem after a two-year absence. All that...

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Record store day comes to San Diego

Record Store Day official logo
Ricardo Soltero 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 event celebrates the culture of the independently...

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