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San Diego Architecture

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 22:54

I'm on vacation and I decided to be a tourist in my own city today. I started off in Balboa Park and actually discovered things I had never noticed before. Did you ever notice that the California Tower has a ship spire (?) at the top?...

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Culture and Cocktails at SDMA

Sunday, May 20, 2007 14:20

Did you miss out on the last Culture and Cocktails event at the San Diego Museum of Art? Your chance to see what all the fuss is about happens this Thursday, May 24th from 6-8pm. A new exhibition, "Waking Dreams - The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites" is now ...

Art Walk 2007

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 9:36

Every year, on the last weekend in April, Little Italy hosts Artwalk. There is food, live music, and of course, art. So come down between 12-6 on Saturday or Sunday and check it out. Map of the Event Performance Schedule My “Don’t Miss” recommendation (you’ll see me there on ...

FM 94/9 Night at SDMA

FM 94/9 Night at SDMA

Monday, March 5, 2007 20:02

 If you haven’t made it out to see the Annie Leibovitz exhibition at the San Diego Museum of Art, you should head down to the museum this Thursday, March 8th. From 6.30-8.30 pm, FM 94/9’s Mike Halloran will ...

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Annie Leibovitz Exhibition

Friday, February 16, 2007 8:58

If you are a fan of Annie Leibovitz's work, head down to the San Diego Museum of Art to check out the exhibition "A Photographer's Life". This is the first West Coast and only Southern California venue for an internationally touring exhibition of approximately 200 photographs. The museum ...

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Thursday Night Thing

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 16:07

If you missed the grand opening of the expansion of the Museum of Contempory Art, Thursday is a great time to head down to the Museum for the very popular Thursday Night Thing (TNT). You won't want to miss Grand Ole Party, one of San Diego's up and coming bands. The ...

February is Museum Month

Monday, January 29, 2007 15:56

Since 1989, February has been celebrated as Museum Month in San Diego. Starting on the 1st, visit any Macy's store in San Diego County and receive a pass for half-price admissions to more than 30 museums. This is a great opportunity to go visit some of those museums you have been ...

Weekend Planning Guide

Wednesday, October 4, 2006 21:55

It's not too early to think about what to do this weekend. As usual, there are plenty of options. For the beer lover in you, check out La Mesa's 33rd Annual Oktoberfest. This party is the stuff of legend around here, good thing you can take the trolley there. The ...

This Weekend in SD

Thursday, September 21, 2006 17:02

In case you were looking for things to do this weekend... Don't forget Friday's Festival of Beer. And then Saturday and Sunday, we have Adams Ave Street Fair. Also happening on Saturday and Sunday is the Pacific Islander Festival at Ski Beach. This is a great time. They have all sorts ...

2006 San Diego Music Awards Winners

Tuesday, September 19, 2006 20:44

The winners of the San Diego Music Awards were announced last night. Here are some of the winners (full list available here.) Best Cover, Tribute or Bar Band: Lady Dottie &the Diamonds Best Acoustic: Gregory Page Best Blues: Candye Kane Best World Music: B-Side Players Best Americana: The Grams Best Country: Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash Best Pop: Get Back Loretta Best Alternative: Goodbye ...

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25 Years of the Adams Avenue Street Fair

Sunday, September 10, 2006 4:12

One of the best things about this city is that there is always something to do on the weekends. Heads up to everyone that the 25th Anniversary edition of the Adams Ave. Street Fair is just two weekends away, on September 23 & 24.The performance schedule has been announced. ...

Southern Comfort Music Experience

Wednesday, September 6, 2006 15:25

If you are looking for something to do this weekend, head on downtown to check out the bands at the Southern Comfort Music Experience. In addition to Flogging Molly, Mudhoney, and The Roots, there are also quite a few local bands playing. (Shoutout to Fifty on Their ...

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Reaction…Street Scene 2006

Monday, August 7, 2006 23:52

Sorry that I am a little late in starting this discussion. If you haven't heard by now, there were some serious injuries at Street Scene. (Catdirt did a great job of summing up what happened and provided lots of links to local media coverage if you need to catch ...

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San Diego Music Awards Nominees Announced

Monday, July 31, 2006 16:23

The nominees for the San Diego Music Awards were announced yesterday. No surprises in any categories, though if you ask me there are some nominations that are suspect. (Louis XIV? Hasn't that record been out forever? And weren't they nominated last year, too? And don't even get me started on Jason ...

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Street Scene 2006 Schedule

Monday, July 31, 2006 16:04

The schedule for Street Scene has been released. You can download and print the PDF version here. Biggest changes from last year are that there are 3 smaller stages and they moved the Captain Morgan stage so that it faces east instead of west. One of the smaller stages ...

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Culture and Cocktails

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 20:56

I am in dire need of getting some culture in my life and I can *always* use a cocktail, so the quarterly Culture and Cocktails event on Thursday at the San Diego Museum of Art is right up my alley. The featured exhibition is Andy Warhol's Dream ...

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Artwalk 2006

Artwalk 2006

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 16:04

If you're staying in town this weekend, make sure you head down to Little Italy for Artwalk. This is an annual two day event that is a celebration of art for your eyes and your ears. The best way to get there is to take the trolley, get ...

Street Scene Dates Announced

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 8:10

The dates for this year's Street Scene have been announced. The annual event will be held on August 4th and 5th. This is interesting because there was talk of re-scheduling these dates since this is in direct competition with this year's Lollapalooza in Chicago. That also becomes ...

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Live

Wednesday, March 22, 2006 16:56

If you are not hip to the buzz surrounding Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, you've been hiding under a rock. They are in town for a sold out show at The Casbah. If you're not one of the lucky 200 that get to see them tonight, tune ...

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The Place to Be on Monday Night

Monday, March 13, 2006 8:27

If you haven’t checked out the newly opened Beauty Bar, this is a great opportunity for you to head out on a Monday night. Tim Pyles of FM 94/9 is hosting Pop Rocks there tonight. There will be ...

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