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Alvy Ray Smith: From Pixels to Pixar Nov 24, 2014 The cofounder of Pixar and Altamira gives patrons a quick tour through computer graphics with amusing stories, vintage pictures and videos, and much more. 49 other events on Monday, November 24
 
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
Theater
First production by the latest troupe to launch in San Diego leads our rundown of local plays

 

 
 
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Wednesday, February 16,2011
Music feature

Endangered species

San Diego record stores struggle for survival

By Seth Combs
Barely a minute into a conversation with Lou Russell and you can hear melancholy in his voice. When asked to describe the state of Lou’s Records, the iconic Leucadia record store that Russell’s owned and operated for more than three decades, he uses words and phrases like “descent,” “decline” and “downward slope.”
Wednesday, February 9,2011
Sex Issue

How to score with a hipster girl

A quick list of pickup techniques

By Seth Combs
Wednesday, January 19,2011
Music feature

Sample symphonies

TV Girl blow up with a little help from technology—and Todd Rundgren

By Seth Combs
Wednesday, December 22,2010
Seen Local

Acts of art

Because everyone loves a year-end roundup, we put together the top three local artistic undertakings of 2010

By Kinsee Morlan, Seth Combs, Baudelaire Shepherd
Wednesday, December 22,2010
Music feature

The curious case of Benjamin Johnson

A rock vet tries his hand at hip-hop—and it doesn’t suck

By Seth Combs
Wednesday, December 8,2010
Seen Local

Head Crammers

Stuff your skull with these bits of creativity

By Dave Maass, Kinsee Morlan, Seth Combs, Kelly Davis, Anders Wright
Wednesday, December 1,2010
Music feature

Fucking rock

Epic solos! Epochal riffs! Epiphanous james! Earthless are equal-opportunity mind-blowers

By Seth Combs
Wednesday, November 24,2010
Music feature

Life on a string

Tobie Milford finds hope in the face of hopelessness

By Seth Combs
Wednesday, October 27,2010
Music feature

Monsters in the closet

Whatever you want to label them, Raw Moans live up to their name—and the hype

By Seth Combs
Wednesday, October 13,2010
Nightgeist

Mind fucking

Our take on the Great Porn Debate

By Seth Combs
 
 
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