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Winter C-Note Sale Nov 22, 2014 Buy original artwork right off the wall from some great San Diego artists for $100, $200 or $300 to raise funds for the museum's education programs. 81 other events on Saturday, November 22
 
The Floating Library
A work of historical fiction with a speculative twist
Backwards & in High Heels
Let’s move this time machine to 2014, shall we?
Film
New indie film starring Shailene Woodley tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Film
New Christopher Nolan epic leads our rundown of movies screening around town

 

 
 
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Wednesday, November 19,2014
Music feature

Alvvays keep jangle-pop alive

Toronto quintet stay true to DIY and C86

By Jeff Terich
In the summer of 2013, Canadian indie rockers Alvvays (pronounced “always”) were rounding out two years of living in Toronto after relocating from Nova Scotia and had slowly amassed an album’s worth of studio recordings. 
Tuesday, November 18,2014
If I Were U

Love Revisited, Kevin Morby and more San Diego concerts

Island Boy, Flaggs, Frontier Ruckus and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Love Revisited are helmed by original Love guitarist Johnny Echols, and they’re performing the entirety of Forever Changes.
Tuesday, November 18,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Members of El Monte Slim form new band

Ypsitucky will play a debut show this month

By Jeff Terich
Country / folk group El Monte Slim are on hiatus right now, but while that band has taken a break, three of its members have started up a new outfit called Ypsitucky. 
Tuesday, November 18,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

7 great quotes from Al Howard's book

A sampling of ‘An Autobiography of No One’

By Jeff Terich
Al Howard recently released a new book of lyrics and stories, An Autobiography of No One, and it’s full of some gold-medal zingers (and more earnest, serious parts, of course).
Tuesday, November 11,2014
If I Were U

Flying Lotus, J Mascis and more San Diego concerts

Blonde Redhead, Single Mothers, Lord Dying and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Earlier this year, I saw Flying Lotus do a trippy, beat-heavy live set at FYF Fest, and though it was essentially just one dude and his electronic devices, it was a hell of a lot of fun.
Tuesday, November 11,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Hanging from the Rafters leave San Diego

Electro / rock trio is relocating to New York City

By Jeff Terich
Another band has pulled up stakes and left San Diego. Hanging from the Rafters have announced, via Facebook, a relocation to New York City after spending three years performing in California.
Tuesday, November 11,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Hideout make a deceptively big sound on debut

‘Rookie’ is much more expansive than sum of its parts

By Jeff Terich
Cory Stier is a man with his hand in quite a few different projects. When he’s not playing drums in San Diego’s Mrs. Magician or New York’s Cults, he’s booking talent at Soda Bar.
Tuesday, November 11,2014
Music feature

United Nations are an intense art-punk committee

Hardcore group blends satire with a furious sound

By Jeff Terich
Even though Geoff Rickly is the only constant in United Nations, he concedes that even he’s not essential to the survival of the band.
Tuesday, November 4,2014
If I Were U

Run the Jewels, Eyehategod and more San Diego concerts

Pissed Jeans, Trumans Water, Rhye and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week

By Jeff Terich
Run the Jewels 2—the second album by hip-hop duo Run the Jewels (El-P and Killer Mike)—is, hands down, the best hip-hop record of the year.
Tuesday, November 4,2014
Notes from the Smoking Patio

Ed Ghost Tucker announce debut EP

‘Channels’ to be released at the end of the month

By Jeff Terich
After performing together for two years, Ed Ghost Tucker are finally getting ready to release their debut EP. The six-track Channels is due out at the end of November and features cover art by Austin-based graphic designer Brian Gossett.
 
 
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