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Nite Owls: The Darkroom Apr 24, 2014 A fun music and art mixer for 21to 40-somethings. This one includes a discussion with photographer Omar Lopez, a DJ playing old jazz records, collaborative art projects and darkroom photography activities. 59 other events on Thursday, April 24
 
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Monday, April 21,2014
The Short List

Makers Arcade, Adams Avenue Unplugged and Filmatic Festival

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

The handmade revolution continues, producing edibles and items for the socially conscious consumer. Why buy a candle at a big-box store when your neighbor pours high-quality wax?
Monday, April 14,2014
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Spring Harp Fest, Live Arts Fest and Alfredo Jaar

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

That brings us to Saturday, April 19, when, at the family-friendly Spring Harp Fest, a seemingly inexhaustible supply of harmonicas will be available.
Monday, April 7,2014
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SpringFest: Experiments in Music, Art Alive and Giving the Finger: Risking it All to Fish the World's Deadliest Sea

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

"We put the noise music by the sharks," says lead curator Adam Tinkle. "The aquarium concert is probably the best way to get the greatest aesthetic diversity in the smallest amount of time.
Monday, March 31,2014
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Banner Unveiling Showcase, The Human Scale, San Diego Art Prize

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

The Boulevard's indeed experienced a resurgence—from the makeover of The Lafayette Hotel to pedestrian-friendly stretches like the area around 30th Street. 
Monday, March 24,2014
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The Vatican Diaries: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Power, Personalities and Politics at the Heart of the Catholic Church; Spring Busker Festival; The Rattling Wall

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

One of John Thavis' first assignments as a young reporter in Rome, Italy, was to interview a Colombian cardinal about the drug wars in his country.
Monday, March 17,2014
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Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar, New West Electronic Arts & Music Organization and Karla Mi Lugo

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

To be sure, the scientists are ready for wacky, drunken questions, so let them fly. But what about the guy who won't go away, who dominates a scientist's time for, like, 45 minutes or more? 
Monday, March 10,2014
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San Diego Latino Film Festival, Arts and Trees and Mariachi Festival and Competition

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

The San Diego Latino Film Festival is back from Thursday, March 13, through March 23 with dozens of screenings, parties, star appearances and speakers at UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center.
Monday, March 3,2014
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Crispin Hellion Glover Live Performance, Film Screening and Big Slide Show; Risk!; Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

Go ahead and re-watch the infamous clip of Crispin Glover's 1987 appearance on Late Night with David Letterman. Now, ask yourself if you want to sit in a small theater with this strange man.
Monday, February 24,2014
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Brewbies Festival, Bicycle Film Fest and Hillcrest Fat Tuesday

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

The annual craft-beer festival will feature more than 50 breweries from around the country. Half of them have brewed specialty pink beers for the fest.
Monday, February 17,2014
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Alice Bag, Warehouse Takeover, REFLECTIONS: On Loss

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

Bag, born Alicia Velasquez, was the lead singer of The Bags, a band that was on the vanguard of the Los Angeles punk scene in 1977.
 
 
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