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Elias String Quartet Apr 02, 2015 The acclaimed chamber music foursome will play a program that includes music from Mozart, Dutilleux and Beethoven. 38 other events on Thursday, April 2
 
News
Bill would require City Council approval of city-funded nonprofit's decisions
Film
Abderrahmane Sissako’s Oscar-nominated film tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Editorial
District attorney wants to jail people for rapping and posting on Facebook
Canvassed | Art & culture
Ed Decker talks with Jack Tempchin
Theater
Also, a review of Lamb’s Players’ ‘You Can’t Take it with You’ and a rundown of all the other plays in local production

 

 
 
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Monday, March 23,2015
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Wearing my divorce with pride

I didn’t like it, so I made him take the ring off it

By Alex Zaragoza
I took off my jeans and pulled on the duchess satin and lace gown. It's not nearly close to fitting anymore. Despite being dirty and starting to yellow, it's still lovely.
Monday, February 23,2015
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Partying with the artsy elite

The Foodie Soirée reminded me why I love living rooms

By Alex Zaragoza
Sitting on the hardwood floor of a total stranger's house and watching a performance in full swing just three feet away is not totally new to me. I've spent many nights sitting cross-legged on dingy-carpeted floors of dilapidated houses that had earned nicknames like The Sandwich House or The Suicide House.
Monday, January 26,2015
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In pursuit of useless information

Damn, it feels good to be a trivia geek

By Alex Zaragoza
The pursuit of stockpiling completely useless information is an art. Don't let anyone tell you different. Like any muscle that takes years of hard training and meticulous cultivation to be in top shape, the nerd muscle requires that same serial-killer-esque attention to detail.
Monday, December 29,2014
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Rising up and fighting back

A very short end-of-2014 list

By Alex Zaragoza
So, this is it, guys. We’re done. Another year in the books, and, as usual, you’ve most likely been bombarded with best-of and worst-of 2014 lists from websites, publications and your Facebook friends.
Monday, December 1,2014
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Tijuana’s Mini City wants your kids to buy, buy, buy

Children’s center is training tiny, adorable consumers

By Alex Zaragoza
Mini City is a children’s play place in Tijuana that encourages kids to play in a pretend city with a little grocery store, post office and other places for make-believe amusement. Sounds adorable, right?
Monday, November 3,2014
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No, I didn’t drop my smile

Turning the tables on the catcallers

By Alex Zaragoza
Dear catcallers of the world! No, I didn't drop my smile. No, I won't show you my tits. And while, yes, I may look fine as hell in my dress, I don't need you to tell me from your moving vehicle.
Tuesday, October 21,2014
Best of 2014

Border X Brewing

The Favela family infuses its beers with flavors from Mexico

By Alex Zaragoza
Celebrating a year in business in November, Border X is the brainchild of brothers Martin and Marcel Ivan Favela; their dad, Marcelino Favela; and their uncle, David Favela. Martin and Marcel Ivan have taken on the task of brewing beautifully balanced beer with a bicultural edge.
Monday, September 8,2014
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Trying to chill out at reiki yoga

My body has a way of ruining the mood for everyone

By Alex Zaragoza
Reiki is a form of natural stress reduction, relaxation and healing invented in 1922 by a Japanese Buddhist (thanks, Internet!).
Monday, August 11,2014
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I broke up like this

Ending a marriage and seeking realness the non-Beyoncé and Jay Z way

By Alex Zaragoza
The tip of my pen fell upon the paper and I paused. Not because I wasn't ready to sign the name I've hated writing or admitting is legally mine for the last six years, but because it reminded me of another moment.
Friday, July 11,2014
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Thirty, dirty and striving

Revisiting my teenage dreams upon hitting three decades

By Alex Zaragoza
I'm 30 years old. It's official. That milestone birthday's been lurking, and when it finally arrived I welcomed it as I'd welcome a never-ending nacho platter—drunkenly and without fear.
 
 
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