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HauntFest on Main Oct 24, 2014 The third annual, family friendly event in Downtown El Cajon features two stages of live music, a carnival rides and games area, a Kidz Zone with outdoor movies, magic shows, pumpkin patches and more. 70 other events on Friday, October 24
 
Film
Adaptation of Patricia Highsmith novel tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Theater
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical leads our rundown of local plays
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City’s contract tweaks both tighten and loosen requirements
Theater
A review of Cygnet Theatre’s production of Sam Shepard drama tops our coverage of local plays
Editorial
From San Diego City Council and Congress to Secretary of State and all the proposition, we have your ballot covered

 

 
 
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Tuesday, October 21,2014
If I Were U

Carcass, Jenny Lewis and more San Diego concerts

Big Ups, Tinariwen, The Spits and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Jenny Lewis spent a good five years without releasing any new music, but her new album, The Voyager, is one of my favorites this year.
Tuesday, October 14,2014
If I Were U

Perfume Genius, Charli XCX and more San Diego concerts

The New Pornographers, Pup, The Body and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Perfume Genius' new album, Too Bright, is easily one of the best records of the year.
Tuesday, October 7,2014
If I Were U

David Bazan, The Horrors and more San Diego concerts

Saintseneca, Ana Tijoux, Mark Gardener and all the other shows we're stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
David Bazan made a name for himself as the songwriter and singer behind Pedro the Lion, but on this tour, he's performing with Passenger String Quartet, who lend his music a haunting elegance. 
Tuesday, September 30,2014
If I Were U

Justin Townes Earle, Ought and more San Diego concerts

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist, Pinback, Sondre Lerche and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Justin Townes Earle—son of Steve Earle and named in part after Townes Van Zandt—does both his daddy and his namesake proud with his earthy, folk-rock songs imbued with passion and compelling storytelling.
Tuesday, September 23,2014
If I Were U

King Tuff, The Album Leaf and more San Diego concerts

Temples, Orenda Fink, Felice Brothers and all the other shows we're stoked about this week

By Seth Combs
Wednesday, Sept. 24 PLAN A: LP, Zella Day, Island Boy @ The Casbah. Despite her highly ungoogleable moniker, LP (Laura Pergolizzi) has developed a devoted following thanks to a soaring vocal r
Tuesday, September 16,2014
If I Were U

The Buzzcocks, The Tree Ring and more San Diego concerts

The Bots, The Avengers, Zammuto and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
I've always preferred The Buzzcocks to The Sex Pistols. That might sound like heresy to some, but Pete Shelley and Co. have a pretty strong track record of unstoppable punk-rock singles. 
Tuesday, September 9,2014
If I Were U

Hot Snakes, Chuck Ragan and more San Diego concerts

Earth, Owen Pallett, Accept and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
I've never been that big of a fan of Hot Water Music, the Gainesville, Florida, punk band that Chuck Ragan fronts.
Tuesday, September 2,2014
If I Were U

Strand of Oaks, She Keeps Bees and more San Diego concerts

The Baseball Project, The Donkeys, The Burning of Rome and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
If you like beards, reverb, jangly guitars, piano or earnestness, then you're probably going to like Strand of Oaks.
Tuesday, August 26,2014
If I Were U

Drive Like Jehu, Nik Turner’s Hawkwind and more San Diego concerts

The Rosebuds, Creedle, Men Without Hats and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
It's been a little shy of 20 years since Drive Like Jehu last performed on stage together, and they're finally doing a show, and it's going to be bonkers.
Tuesday, August 19,2014
If I Were U

The Zombies, How to Dress Well and more San Diego concerts

Fucked Up, Nine Inch Nails, Corrosion of Conformity and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Nine Inch Nails skipped San Diego on their fall 2013 tour, but Trent Reznor's making it up to us by bringing along fellow alt-rock legends Soundgarden.
 
 
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