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Video Games Live Jul 24, 2014 Popular game music themes given the full symphonic treatment with synchronized lighting and even some real on-stage game-playing. Concert will feature music from Zelda, Sonic, Metal Gear Solid, BioShock and more. 80 other events on Thursday, July 24
 
Arts & Culture feature
New business is illuminating the imagery found in science
Theater
Joint production by La Jolla Playhouse and San Diego Rep leads our rundown of local plays
Spin Cycle
Did Carl DeMaio’s partner overstep his authority by ousting business-association chief?
News
San Diego planning director’s uphill battle to create walkable communities
Editorial
Mayor’s actions so far betray his pitch, but there’s still hope

 

 
 
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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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