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Between the Lines

| November 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

A Reading Bonanza I’ve been keeping a list of the books I read for the more than twenty years, and looking back over it is like dipping into a diary or photo album. It brings back memories of what I was doing and thinking, places I went and people I saw at the time I […]

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Play ball – or just read about it

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

For baseball fans, October means the playoffs and the World Series, and the timing is perfect for the release of new baseball movies and books. I’ve been hearing about The “Art of Fielding” by Chad Harbach, said to combine a love of baseball with a love of literature—that works for me! “Moneyball,” published in 2003, […]

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Leon Russell and Stephen Stills in Concert at Belly Up

| October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments
Leon Russell and Stephen Stills in Concert at Belly Up

Stephen Stills, best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, and the first person to ever be inducted twice on the same night into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work with both bands, makes a rare San Diego appearance in concert at the Belly Up […]

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Gotta Dance! Meet John Malashock

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
Gotta Dance!  Meet John Malashock

  To meet John Malashock, that lean, limber, sunny man, you really might think right away, “this guy’s a dancer!” Voila! His dance company has presented dramatic, thrilling dance for near 25 years. John lives in Mission Hills with his wife, Nina. Their son, Duncan, 28, is a visual artist in Brooklyn. We talked: LW. […]

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The Fish Market – How Fresh Is Fresh?

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Fish Market – How Fresh Is Fresh?

Diners in San Diego have a culinary advantage over diners in cities in our country’s interior — our oceanside location. Not only can we enjoy spectacular ocean views but we can savor the freshest of fresh fish. We eat where the fish live. We’re so close they could practically jump onto one’s plate. “How fresh […]

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The Parson Redheads at Casbah October 6

| October 4, 2011 | 1 Comment
The Parson Redheads at Casbah October 6

The Parson Redheads’ newest LP, “Yearling,” out now on Arena Rock Records, with vinyl released via Parson Farm/Timber Carnival Records, was recently profiled on NPR’s “World Café:Next,” featuring album tracks “Burning Up The Sky,” and “Kids Hanging Out.”  A band whose music is reminiscent of the West Coast psych-folk scene, they’ve been favorably compared to […]

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Coronado Art Walk

| September 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Two-day Extravaganza with Hundreds of Artists On Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., over 100 artists from around the country will display their work at the Coronado Ferry Landing, ranging from painting and photography to pottery, wood, glass and jewelry. Admission is free. Musical entertainment, interactive art […]

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Sbicca Bistro — Tasty Reunion

| September 10, 2011 | 0 Comments
Sbicca Bistro — Tasty Reunion

by David Rottenberg I felt like I was going to see an old friend, whom I hadn’t seen for a long time. I wondered as I drove why I had stayed away so long. It was always so good to see him. I’m referring to Sbicca Bistro, one of my favorite restaurants. Time slipped away […]

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Two Headliners for the Price of One

| September 10, 2011 | 0 Comments
Two Headliners for the Price of One

John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson at AMSDConcerts by Richard Cone Once again, AMSDConcerts, who just had their 8th Anniversary and are fast closing in on 500 shows, presents two headliner acts in the same bill, singer/songwriter John Gorka, who Rolling Stone Magazine called “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk […]

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Colin Hay is Still a Man at Work

| September 10, 2011 | 1 Comment
Colin Hay is Still a Man at Work

  by Richard Cone Although Colin Hay, the lead singer and songwriter (“Who Can It Be Now?” “From The Land Down Under”) for the 1980’s Australian band “Men at Work,” is billed on his own website as “The Man at Work from Men at Work,” he charmingly tells me that “People who come to see […]

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