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Carlsbad Music Festival and Village Music Walk Sep 19, 2014 Now in its 11th year, this year's fest will feature over 50 performances in three days with concerts in Magee Park and Carlsbad Village Theater. Almost all genres are represented, from country and jazz to indie-rock and classical. 76 other events on Friday, September 19
 
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Band plays live for first time in 20 years
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Bands coming to town and just-announced shows
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New indie from Lenny Abrahamson tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Editorial
Lying signature gatherers add to undemocratic referendum process

 

 
 
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Tuesday, June 19,2012
Drink Issue

Safe to sip cocktails in Tijuana

Resurgence on Sixth Street means drinkers don’t have to live on cerveza alone

By Derrik Chinn
Thankfully, the craft cocktail is at long last on the rise along Sixth Street, the city center’s new locals-geared nightlife hub that rose out of the ashes of the tourist nuclear winter.
Tuesday, May 8,2012
Summer guide

Baja California’s less-beaten path

Water slides, waterfalls, flying go-carts and more, down south

By Derrik Chinn
The recommended summertime adventure south of the border, an experience that rarely fails to feel simultaneously vintage and timeless, not to mention understatedly accessible for San Diegans who live mere miles up the road.
Wednesday, May 2,2012
Seen Local

Into the swarm

My afternoon at a suddenly legal urban bee farm

By Derrik Chinn
Kearney has been keeping bees for two years, which makes her operation all the more renegade; for the majority of its existence, it’s technically been illegal.
Tuesday, November 1,2011
Seen Local

VWs have their flaws, but we fetishists adore them all the same

The Volkswagen exhibition at the San Diego Automotive Museum invites visitors to write love letters to their cars

By Derrik Chinn
A Volkswagen inevitably becomes a fetish. I learned this when inheriting my first car just months before my 16th birthday, a 1987 GTI MK2 16-valve five-speed.
 
 
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