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Station Tavern 5th Anniversary Sep 16, 2014 The South Park eatery celebrates five years with five days of events. There will be discounts for cyclists, an anniversary beer from Monkey Paw Brewing and a daytime party for the kids, plus a fundraiser for the San Diego Architectural Foundation. See website for full details and times. 53 other events on Tuesday, September 16
 
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Station Tavern 5th Anniversary Sep 16, 2014 The South Park eatery celebrates five years with five days of events. There will be discounts for cyclists, an anniversary beer from Monkey Paw Brewing and a daytime party for the kids, plus a fundraiser for the San Diego Architectural Foundation. See website for full details and times. 53 other events on Tuesday, September 16
 
Spin Cycle
And speaking of fights, who would win: Jason Roe or a great white shark?
Arts & Culture feature
Holding a brief candle to a locally made modern thriller
News
Climate plan, water conservation and bag ban are on the slow track
Check 1, Check 2 | Music & nightlife
Band plays live for first time in 20 years
Concerts
Bands coming to town and just-announced shows
 
Tuesday, August 5,2014
Film

‘Alive Inside’ resuscitates the soul with music

New documentary challenges old models for treating dementia and Alzheimer’s

By Glenn Heath Jr.
"I've forgotten so much," says an elderly female patient in the early moments of Alive Inside. Social-worker-turned-activist Dan Cohen, the documentary's primary subject, has heard these words before.
Tuesday, August 5,2014
Film

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ reminds us how quickly times can change

Classic musical starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds leads our rundown of movies screening around town

By Glenn Heath Jr.
"Dignity, always dignity." The character Don Lockwood's trademark saying carries an ironic twinge in the early parts of Singin' in the Rain
Wednesday, July 30,2014
Film

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ rejuvenates the Marvel universe

James Gunn’s fresh and quirky space opera showcases a riotous band of outsiders

By Glenn Heath Jr.
What makes Guardians of the Galaxy so moving is its ability to meld rage with tenderness and heartache in a mainstream, entertaining package.
Wednesday, July 30,2014
Film

‘Happy Christmas’: nothing more than a yuletide doodle

Joe Swanberg’s new independent film starring Anna Kendrick leads our rundown of movies screening around town

By Glenn Heath Jr.
Happy Christmas—opens Friday, Aug. 1, and screens through Aug. 7 at the Ken Cinema—finds the filmmaker once again dabbling in millennial malaise. 
Tuesday, July 22,2014
Film

Comic-con and box-office receipts are in a serious relationship

Annual mega-convention has us thinking about the summer of 2015, which may be the biggest ever

By Glenn Heath Jr.
The summer of 2015 looks like a safe bet to reinstall all the confidence Hollywood needs to keep churning out sequels, reboots and remakes at an alarming clip.
Tuesday, July 22,2014
Film

Paul Eenhoorn on acting and ‘Land Ho!’

New dramedy from Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens tops our coverage of movies screening around town

By Glenn Heath Jr.
The film explores themes of transition, emotional release and friendship in a tender way. It hinges entirely on the chemistry of the actors. 
Tuesday, July 15,2014
Film

The insane sincerity of ‘Wish I Was Here’

Zach Braff’s precious new dramedy leads our rundown of movies screening around town

By Glenn Heath Jr.
 Zach Braff means well. I truly believe that. How else can one rationalize the actor-turned-filmmaker’s insanely sincere view of the world. But the road to hell is paved with good intentions. 
Tuesday, July 15,2014
Film

Richard Linklater and ‘Boyhood’

Writer and director of epic new movie talks family, parenting and coming-of-age

By Glenn Heath Jr.
Richard Linklater’s new film, Boyhood, captures the reverie and conflict of never-ending growth. It’s an epic coming-of-age film about family, parenting, longing, desire, confusion, joy and memory.
Tuesday, July 8,2014
Film

‘Coherence’ tackles the horror of not knowing oneself

James Ward Byrkit’s sci-fi movie is clever, tenacious and deeply unsettling

By Glenn Heath Jr.
It might not seem like it at first, but Coherence works deftly within the science-fiction genre where time remains a fluid concept.
Tuesday, July 8,2014
Film

‘Venus in Fur’ and the manipulative power of performance art

New Roman Polanski flick leads our rundown of movies screening around town

By Glenn Heath Jr.
Vanda (Emmanuelle Seigner) appears out of nowhere, born from thunder and lighting in the stormy opening moments of Venus in Fur.
Arts & Culture feature

Richard Allen Morris just wants to keep working

Despite the world’s brutal realities, the San Diego artist continues on his path of perpetual proliferation

Richard Allen Morris’ art has always been partly influenced by the size of the studio space he could afford in and around downtown San Diego, which is where he’s lived and worked since being discharged from the Navy in 1956. 

By Kinsee Morlan
Film A preview fall and winter movies SEP 09 | By Glenn Heath Jr. October will be a month of heavyweights, including ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘The Two Faces of January’
Seen Local Malcolm Leland's gates are put into use SEP 08 | By Kinsee Morlan Mounted on the bar at Panama 66 are works of art by the modernist sculptor
Seen Local If you didn't know James Watts, now you do SEP 08 | By Kinsee Morlan Longtime San Diego artist is as busy as ever, taking part in two shows opening this week
Crossword Crossword: 'Funny business' SEP 10 | By Brendan Emmett Quigley CityBeat's weekly puzzle
Arts & Culture feature Amy Wallen's death obsession uncovers weird, mysterious and fascinating life SEP 02 | By Amy Wallen San Diego author explores the tombs of unknown celebrities
Film Baseball history comes alive in ‘No No: A Dockumentary’ SEP 03 | By Glenn Heath Jr. Film about Pirates pitcher Doc Ellis examines a league under the influence of drugs
Seen Local Contemporary photographers with an eye for the past SEP 03 | By Susan Myrland Central Library’s new art show links San Diego artists to global trends
Urban Scout Designer spotlight: Heather Barnes, Stoneywear Designs SEP 02 | By Nina Sachdev Hoffmann One-time interior-design student’s become an accomplished silversmith and jewelry maker
No Life Offline

What was in my podcast queue, summer 2014 edition

Dispatches from the weirdest town in the Southwest, podcasts with that guard from ‘Orange is the New Black’ and ‘The Daily Show’ sans John Stewart

It's almost as if The Daily Show team is exacting revenge on John Oliver for leaving the cast: "You're getting an HBO show? Well, up yours, Brit-face, we're going to get our own podcast."

By Dave Maass

There She Goz

Trying to chill out at reiki yoga

My body has a way of ruining the mood for everyone

Reiki is a form of natural stress reduction, relaxation and healing invented in 1922 by a Japanese Buddhist (thanks, Internet!).

By Alex Zaragoza


The Short List Tim and Eric & Dr. Steve Brule 2014 Tour and Booked for the Evening The show comes to the Balboa Theatre (868 Fourth Ave., Downtown) at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Touring with them will be John C. Reilly performing as Dr. Steve Brule from the Tim and Eric spinoff show Check It Out!.
Theater ‘The Pianist of Willesden Lane’ sounds a note of poignancy and courage So intimate is Golabek’s telling of her mother’s courageous story that the Rep’s use of screen projections and taped orchestral accompaniment are really unnecessary.
Film What movies are screening in San Diego? San Diego movies opening this week: A Five Star Life: A woman works as a luxury-hotel inspector and, despite her dream job, pines for a relationship of substance.
 

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Introducing Basura Social

A new art collective opens their first group show Sept. 13

Some of San Diego's heaviest hitters in the underground art scene have band together to form Basura Social, a new art collective that's opening their first group exhibition from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday,...
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Arts + Craft Series: Marjorie Salvaterra Sep 11, 2014 Art A debut series event where contemporary art and Tidal's craft cuisine converge. Mingle with artist Marjorie Salvaterra and witness a live reenactment of her iconic piece "The Weight of Water," then enjoy an intimate five-course dinner with both the artist and gallerist. Read more 3 other events on Thursday, September 11
 
Booked for the Evening Sep 11, 2014 Art An early viewing of the art gallery exhibition, Hiding in Plain Sight: Eight Voices in Contemporary Photography. Dine on tacos from Tabe, and sip beer and cocktails from Please & Thank You Bar. Live gypsy jazz will accompany the evening on the 9th floor rooftop. Read more 3 other events on Thursday, September 11
 
City Gallery Opening & Alumni Centennial Exhibition Sep 11, 2014 Art Celebrate the new gallery, tour the studios and check out the arts and crafts sale. More than 55 alumni and past and current faculty will be displaying works, including Victor Ochoa, James Watts and Vicki Walsh. Read more 3 other events on Thursday, September 11
 
 
 
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