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Dr. Awkward. Official image.

Local artist takes hip-hop to next level

Angelica Wallingford September 21, 2013

Hip-hop and nerd culture are two things that don’t necessarily go hand in hand but in the case of San Diego’s own Dr. Awkward, they blend together perfectly. Dr. Awkward ---- real name Joshua...

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The Mad Decent Block Party was held in the Petco Park parking lot on Sept. 15. Michelle Moran, City Times.

Mad Decent Block Party’s last stop in San Diego

Michelle Moran September 21, 2013

Thousands of young music fans dressed in everything from tank tops to booty shorts convened inside the Petco Park parking lot in the Gasplamp to witness some of the best DJs in the music game. The last...

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Protesters rally against possible U.S. involvement in war with Syria

September 4, 2013

Jessica RamirezA variety of signs could be seen during a rally protesting possible U.S. military involvement in a war against Syria. Protesters held up signs during the event which was held in conjunction...

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Don’t settle for McDonald’s

Michelle Moran August 25, 2013

The fall semester has just begun, so school is going to feel like a second home again for me and I’m sure many of you. And if you’re like me, you don’t like eating super unhealthy very...

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Lil Wayne and other Young Money Entertainment artists will perform at the Sleep Train Wireless Amphitheatre on August 27. Official Facebook image.

SD’s eclectic fall concerts

Christopher Handloser August 19, 2013

Even though it likely reads “CLOSED” next to that last class you needed, the fall music scene in San Diego is wide open. From rap royalty in Chula Vista to baroque pop in North Park, the city is primed...

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New digital journalism classes launched

Allison Browne August 16, 2013

Throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, City College’s journalism program produced a yearbook by the name of “Legend.” Now, nearly 60 years later, the name is being revived as the title...

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Lessons of diversity at a transgender art exhibit.

Elizabeth Carson May 1, 2013

There is a transgender community in San Diego, and they have more to say for themselves than what has been said about them. “Visible Bodies,” an art project that features more than 30 portraits...

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We are all hipsters

Paul Smoot May 1, 2013

Shot right here in San Diego's backyard, the film "I Am Not A Hipster" brings the local indie music scene to the center stage. Written and directed by Destin Cretton, originally from Maui, Hawaii, "I Am...

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Audience participates in ‘Love Me’ performance

kaily sanders March 12, 2013

“Life is not unfair – it’s balanced." These words of wisdom were offered by Stacy Dyson during her second appearance at City College on Feb. 20. Dyson, a performance poet, playwright...

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San Diego highlights Filipino cinema

Jennifer Manalili November 13, 2012

This year’s San Diego Asian Film Festival included a collection of colorful films that together reflect the diversity in Asian filmmaking and especially Filipino cinema today. “Don’t Stop Believin’:...

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Punk legend Patti Smith sang songs and read passages from her autobiography

Patti Smith rocks and reads

Issa Lozano October 25, 2012

A renowned figure in rock and roll – nicknamed the “Godmother of Punk” – who propelled to fame in 1975, Patti Smith returned to San Diego for “Downtown with Patti Smith" at Spreckels Theatre,...

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