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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, July 22,2014
If I Were U

Peaking Lights, The Burning of Rome and more San Diego concerts

Boris, Municipal Waste, Thee Oh Sees and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Psychedelic dub duo Peaking Lights are a peculiar group, but a good peculiar, incorporating the rhythms and pulses of dub into a dream-pop sound.
Tuesday, July 22,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Sleeping People announce first show in two years

Plus, Steve West leaves 91X

By Jeff Terich
After an extended hiatus, long-running math-rock outfit Sleeping People are returning to the stage.
Tuesday, July 22,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

A live-music guide to Comic-Con

Grimes, Exodus and more bands are playing special shows

By Jeff Terich
A whole mess of venues will celebrate the arrival of the super-geeks with four days of Comic-Con-themed shows, some of which play up the nerd factor and some of which are only loosely connected.
Tuesday, July 15,2014
If I Were U

The Antlers, Bob Log III and more San Diego concerts

Zongo Junction, Some Ember, Kawehi and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
New York’s The Antlers have been making dreamy indie rock for nearly a decade and grow more interesting with each release.
Tuesday, July 15,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Brick by Brick reopening this month

Bay Park venue now owned by members of Wovenwar

By Jeff Terich
Six months after being closed down due to a suspended liquor license, Brick by Brick is reopening this month under new ownership.
Tuesday, July 15,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Erik Canzona takes a subtle tack on his debut

The Heavy Guilt frontman plays a splendid, dark blues

By Jeff Terich
The Heavy Guilt aren’t The Stooges or The Velvet Underground, but as local bands go, they’ve got more name—and song—recognition than most.
Friday, July 11,2014
Music feature

Boris’ amplifier worship

Tokyo trio obliterates expectations

By Jeff Terich
 Named after an epic track by The Melvins, Boris isn't a band that entirely makes sense on paper.
Tuesday, July 8,2014
If I Were U

La Roux, Goatwhore and more San Diego concerts

Wye Oak, ‘For the Fucking Kids Fest’ and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
U.K. electronic duo La Roux have a much more impressive presence than many of their peers, and not just because of vocalist Elly Jackson's bright-red, asymmetrical hair.
Tuesday, July 8,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Mrs. Magician is back together

Band plans to record a new album soon

By Jeff Terich
Six months after announcing their breakup, Mrs. Magician are getting back together. 
Tuesday, July 8,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Adios, Che Café

A farewell to the venue on the eve of its closure

By Jeff Terich
The Che's closure didn't come as a surprise—the 35-year-old all-ages collective battled for two months with UCSD over funding for building repairs and was then evicted by the university.
 
 
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