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TikiBeat May 22, 2015 CityBeat's annual start of summer kick-off party featuring DJs spinning tiki tunes, Polynesian dancers, a fashion show, burlesque performances from Roots Covenants plus Desi Realtor and Old Man Johnson. 74 other events on Friday, May 22
From the Editor
The taxpaying citizens of San Diego should not pay for a new stadium
Music feature
Providence duo are busting eardrums for the long haul
Seen Local
The media artist/designer wants women to challenge the idea of what’s expected of them
Lawsuit challenges city-funded nonprofit’s authority to make land-use decisions
Beer & Chees
The Lost Abbey opens a satellite tasting room in Cardiff-by-the-Sea


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Wednesday, May 20,2015
On the Cover

On the cover: Carolyn Ramos

CityBeat's art director designed our Summer Guide

By CityBeat Staff
New CityBeat art director Carolyn Ramos created this week’s whimsical cover illustration.
Wednesday, May 13,2015
On the Cover

On the cover: Jeff Corrigan

San Diego photographer shoots kickboxer Ashley Curry for this week's cover

By CityBeat Staff
Photographer Jeff “Turbo” Corrigan drew on his previous experience shooting sports to photograph this week’s cover of kickboxer Ashley Curry sparring at Undisputed North Park.
Wednesday, May 6,2015
On the Cover

On the Cover: Merri Sutton

Washington photographer shot this week's cover, featuring The Sonics

By CityBeat Staff
This week’s cover design features a collage of photos of legendary Tacoma garage rock band The Sonics, who formed more than 50 years ago, and just released their first album since the 1960s, This Is the Sonics.
Tuesday, May 5,2015
Arts & Culture feature

Head Crammers

CityBeat staff dishes out our favorite books, apps and cultural tidbits

By CityBeat Staff
For voracious readers: It's been a turbulent time in the journalism business. Newspapers closing, or slashing staff, has been the norm for the last decade or so.
Tuesday, April 14,2015
Beer Issue

Take the Beer Name quiz

Can you tell the difference between the names of beer, wine, cheese and rock bands?

By CityBeat Staff
Two women walk into a brew pub. They belly up to the bar and one says: "My friend will have an Arrogant Bastard, and I'll take a Night Rider." 
Tuesday, March 31,2015
Arts & Culture feature

Head Crammers: Our favorite podcasts, TV shows, etc.

Bust your brain with this bunch of cultural baubles

By CityBeat Staff
There's an A&E show that's been on for a couple of weeks called The Returned. Skip it. Instead, watch Les Revenants, the French TV show it's based on.
Tuesday, March 17,2015
Local Music Issue

The Great Demo Review 2015

You sent in your music; we listened to it

By CityBeat Staff
Every spring, more than 100 demo CDs, tapes and MP3 files pile up in CityBeat’s mailbox and email inbox as we prepare for that great annual tradition: The Great Demo Review.
Wednesday, March 11,2015

Bonnie Dumanis’ attack on freedom

District attorney wants to jail people for rapping and posting on Facebook

By CityBeat Staff
San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis is out of control. Her office filed charges against 15 San Diego men for conspiracy to commit various violent crimes even though there’s no evidence that they had anything to do with the offenses.
Wednesday, February 25,2015

On the Chargers, politicians need to remain calm

Stop right after saying the team should stay in San Diego

By CityBeat Staff
Two teams might be allowed to move to L.A.; three teams won’t. At least one of these contestants will have to go home a loser. No offense, but we’re hoping it’s the Chargers.
Wednesday, February 11,2015

Slow the wheel’s roll

Why does everyone suddenly want to turn San Diego into an amusement park?

By CityBeat Staff
What is it all of a sudden with all these proposals for amusement-park rides in downtown San Diego?