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Rushmore Sep 03, 2014 Max Fisher (Jason Schwartzman) is the president of every club at school, but he’s also the worst student. What gives? Wes Anderson’s breakout comedy tries to find out. 35 other events on Wednesday, September 3
 
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Classic musical starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds leads our rundown of movies screening around town

 

 
 
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Tuesday, September 2,2014
If I Were U

Strand of Oaks, She Keeps Bees and more San Diego concerts

The Baseball Project, The Donkeys, The Burning of Rome and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
If you like beards, reverb, jangly guitars, piano or earnestness, then you're probably going to like Strand of Oaks.
Tuesday, August 26,2014
If I Were U

Drive Like Jehu, Nik Turner’s Hawkwind and more San Diego concerts

The Rosebuds, Creedle, Men Without Hats and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
It's been a little shy of 20 years since Drive Like Jehu last performed on stage together, and they're finally doing a show, and it's going to be bonkers.
Tuesday, August 26,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Drive Like Jehu reunite for one show

Band's first performance in 19 years will be at Spreckels Organ Pavilion

By Jeff Terich
For the first time in 19 years, San Diego post-hardcore legends Drive Like Jehu are returning to the stage. On Sunday, Aug. 31, the group will play a free show at Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.
Tuesday, August 26,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Desert Suns turn up the fuzz on their debut album

Band is ‘desert rock’ in spirit, if not location

By Jeff Terich
Desert Suns are from San Diego, not the desert, but on first listen to their self-titled debut, you might conclude that they've played a generator party or two in their day.
Wednesday, August 20,2014
Music feature

Benjamin Booker keeps it simple

Singer / songwriter plays a manic, raw style of punk-blues

By Jeff Terich

 Benjamin Booker never set out to be a rock star. Watching his recent, high-energy performances on The Late Show with David Letterman or Conanyou might think otherwise.

Tuesday, August 19,2014
If I Were U

The Zombies, How to Dress Well and more San Diego concerts

Fucked Up, Nine Inch Nails, Corrosion of Conformity and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Nine Inch Nails skipped San Diego on their fall 2013 tour, but Trent Reznor's making it up to us by bringing along fellow alt-rock legends Soundgarden.
Tuesday, August 19,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

The Marsupials break up

Noise rockers call it quits after three years

By Jeff Terich
After playing music together for more than three years, noise-rock quartet The Marsupials have broken up.
Tuesday, August 19,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

8 best Hot Snakes songs

A brief hits collection of the punk rockers’ greatest

By Jeff Terich
For the first time in a couple years, Hot Snakes will perform live in San Diego. On Sept. 10, the veteran punk-rock outfit will headline a show at The Irenic
Wednesday, August 13,2014
Music feature

Future Islands are new romantics

Baltimore synth-pop group is free of cynicism or irony

By Jeff Terich
In a crowded and often unwieldy universe of indie rock—where irony-dispensing frontmen like Stephen Malkmus and Robert Pollard are regarded as patron saints—Future Islands stand out for evoking feelings of sincerity and romanticism. 
Tuesday, August 12,2014
If I Were U

The Fresh and Onlys, The Sonics and more San Diego concerts

The Life and Times, Foxygen, The Helio Sequence

By Jeff Terich
The Fresh & Onlys were born of a mid-'00s boom of Bay Area garage rock that breathed new life into trippy, fuzzy lo-fi sounds. 
 
 
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