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Art of Elan Entracte Nov 25, 2014 This evening of chamber music will feature interludes and intermezzos and marks the return of The Myriad Trio performing with 2013 Pulitzer Prize- winner Caroline Shaw. 48 other events on Tuesday, November 25
The Floating Library
A work of historical fiction with a speculative twist
Backwards & in High Heels
Let’s move this time machine to 2014, shall we?
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New Christopher Nolan epic leads our rundown of movies screening around town
First production by the latest troupe to launch in San Diego leads our rundown of local plays


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Wednesday, November 19,2014

The deal with Todd Bosnich

What we know about the guy who did his damnedest to destroy Carl DeMaio

By CityBeat Staff
Todd Bosnich may or may not have sunk Carl DeMaio’s hopes of unseating Congressmember Scott Peters. But the former policy director for the DeMaio campaign certainly gave it his all.
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Arts & Culture feature

Head Crammers

Crush these chunks of culture into your cranium

By CityBeat Staff
CityBeat staff recommends its current media obsessions, including pop culture, podcasts, books, web series, and apps.
Wednesday, November 12,2014

The evidence against Scott Peters

Everybody just calm down

By CityBeat Staff
Possessing more than passable understanding of elementary arithmetic, Carl DeMaio on Sunday decided it was finally necessary for him to concede failure in his aggressive attempt to unseat Rep. Scott Peters. 
Wednesday, November 5,2014

How Jim Holman thinks

Reader publisher is terrified about ‘radical homosexual agenda’ and ‘genderless society’

By CityBeat Staff
It's been a good long time since we've told you folks about what Jim Holman's been up to. Holman, you might recall, is the publisher of the San Diego ReaderCityBeat's competition in San Diego's alternative-newsweekly market.
Wednesday, October 29,2014

CityBeat’s clip-out endorsement guide

Bring it with you on Nov. 4

By CityBeat Staff
If you’re still an Election Day voter, clip out this guide and take it with you on Nov. 4.
Wednesday, October 22,2014

Parsing the Carl DeMaio scandals

An update on the controversies dogging the candidate’s campaign

By CityBeat Staff
After San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman released statements on Monday saying they’d completed their investigations in a couple of matters involving controversy magnet Carl DeMaio, there was so much parsing of words.
Wednesday, October 8,2014

CityBeat’s Nov. 4 election endorsements

From San Diego City Council and Congress to Secretary of State and all the proposition, we have your ballot covered

By CityBeat Staff

 Monday, Oct. 6, was the first day of by-mail voting for the Nov. 4 election. As always, we have opinions on everything on the ballot. Let’s get to it.

Wednesday, September 24,2014

High hopes for San Diego’s Climate Action Plan

Kevin Faulconer’s likely to tack left on sustainability

By CityBeat Staff

By now, anyone who’s not completely blind knows that if humankind doesn’t dramatically reduce the volume of ozone-depleting greenhouse gases it spews into the atmosphere, Earth isn’t going to be inhabitable for very much longer.

Wednesday, September 17,2014

You, football fan, have the power

NFL will change its ways under public pressure

By CityBeat Staff
Combating the problem in society at large is hard. Attacking the problem in the NFL is easier. Already, public pressure has forced the league to act. Is it enough for you? If not, and you’re a football fan, you have power.
Wednesday, September 10,2014

Who cares about jail inmates dying?

Bill Gore? Bonnie Dumanis? The Board of Supervisors? You?

By CityBeat Staff
Since we launched our coverage last year of the high death rate in San Diego County jails, we’ve won some awards, and when we bring it up in conversation, we hear some nice plaudits. But no one who can do anything about the problem—the sheriff, whose department oversees the jails, and the county Board of Supervisors—seems to give a damn.