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8 must-haves for your Dia de los Muertos altar

Here is a quick guide to set up your own Dia de los Muertos altar
Ian Tapang, Staff Writer November 1, 2018
Contrary to the spooky vibes that Halloween brings, Dia de los Muertos is a celebratory event that should not be confused for the Mexican version of Halloween.
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Flashbacks steampunk

Still looking for the perfect costume?

You don't need to fight the crowds at the big box stores to find a fabulous costume.
Nadia Mishkin and Ian Tapang October 30, 2018
Still looking for the perfect costume? Check out some of San Diego's best options.
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What does Halloween 2018 look like according to Google?

Fortnite costumes are trending on Google.
Nadia Mishkin, News Editor October 30, 2018
The No. 1 costume search both nationwide and in San Diego is the video game sensation Fortnite.
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Dia de los Muertos

Halloween week events continue in San Diego

Halloween falls on Hump Day, but the city won’t be dead.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 30, 2018
Halloween falls on Hump Day, but the city won’t be dead. Here is a list of upcoming Halloween and Dia de los Muertos events on and around the City College campus.
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Less Than Jake at Skallywag Festival

Bands and breweries bring punk rock fans to Skallywag

Sunshine, craft beer and music bring people together for annual festival.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 22, 2018
Waterfront Park, perfectly placed between a marina full of ships, the downtown skyline and planes diving into the airport, provided the ideal setting for Scallywag beer and music festival on Oct. 20.
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Waterfront Park provides a spacious and comfortable venue to enjoy music festivals. Courtesy photo.

Scallywag festival is back in San Diego

Punk rock and craft beer will come together at Scallywag festival on Oct. 20.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 19, 2018
Waterfront Park is turning Rancid on Oct. 20. The ska-influenced punk band with the mega-hit songs "Time Bomb" and "Ruby Soho" will headline at the Scallywag music and craft beer festival.
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‘Mandy’ brings balanced action-horror nostalgia

The movie featuring Nicolas Cage is currently showing at the ArcLight theater in La Jolla.
Nick Reed, Contributor October 9, 2018
Armed with a crossbow, Red Miller (Nicolas Cage) forges a battle axe and sets out to end the lives of the deranged cult and the somewhat mythical creatures assisting them in Panos Cosmatos’ sophomore film, “Mandy.”
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San Diego Asian Film Festival by 3PIXstudios

SD Asian Film Festival opens in theaters

The festival will run from Nov. 8-17.
Patrick A. Reilly, Contributor October 8, 2018
The San Diego Asian Film Festival is in its 19th consecutive year of exhibition. The annual nonprofit event has a simple mission: to expand the legacy of Asian cinema.
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Cast of 'Anatomy of Grey'

‘Anatomy of Gray’ to premiere at the Black Box Theatre

San Diego City College’s Dramatic Arts Program to present six performances of the Jim Leonard, Jr. play 'Anatomy of Gray.'
Brian Mohler , Arts and Entertaiment Editor September 25, 2018
A period piece set in 1890s rural America, “Anatomy of Gray” features a twist of fate when outsider Dr. Galen Gray crash lands his hot air balloon in the small town of Gray, Indiana. 
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Stealing Oceans

Mental health awareness message lasts long after KAABOO’s finale

Artists like Imagine Dragons and Stealing Oceans left impact on fans on hand for Del Mar festival.
Brian Mohler , Arts and Entertainment Editor September 24, 2018
KAABOO Del Mar artists Imagine Dragons and Stealing Oceans focused on positive messages to raise awareness about mental health issues. These messages were prevalent not only in their lyrics, but also in direct messages to fans between songs.
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Katy Perry at KAABOO

Colorful performances closes out KAABOO

Katy Perry's hour 90-minute show a highlight of final night of KAABOO Del Mar.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 17, 2018
KAABOO Del Mar wrapped up to the tunes of big-name stars like Katy Perry, Wiz Khalifa and TLC on Sept. 16. Hot days, long nights, and hopping back and forth between stages took a toll on music lovers like a 3-day marathon.
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Sand grounds at Grandview stage

Locals, tourists flock to KAABOO

Forty performances drew massive crowds to Del Mar for Day 2 of the music festival.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 16, 2018
Forty different performances were schedule for Day 2 of KAABOO Del Mar. Some attendees wished they could be in two places at once, since some of the best shows overlapped, like Imagine Dragons, Cake and Earth, Wind & Fire.
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