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Axline Lecture: Alfredo Jaar Apr 23, 2014 The San Diego Museum of Art and MCASD present the 14th annual Axline Lecture featuring Chilean-born artist Alfredo Jaar, whose work, Muxima, a looping video installation featuring multiple iterations of a popular Angolan folk song, is on view at SDMA. 61 other events on Wednesday, April 23
 
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Documentary about ill-fated project leads our rundown of movies screening around town
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Friday, September 21,2012
Cocktail Tales

New booze quartet

Four tasty libations from URBN, The Propagandist and West Coast Tavern

By Kelly Davis
Each time I hear that a bar’s come up with a new cocktail, I can’t help but wonder at what point the good ideas will run dry.
Wednesday, September 19,2012
News

Saving the ‘super-users’

New program seeks to cut medical costs by targeting frequent hospital patients

By Kelly Davis
Recently, Dr. Rodney Hood sat down with a 50-year-old man who’d been in and out of the hospital and ER 45 times in the last two years. Hood’s patient is what’s referred to as a “super-user.” 
Wednesday, September 12,2012
News

Bill Horn pulls questionable grant to religious group

Money would’ve helped add to pro-life ‘fleet’ of ultrasound-equipped RVs

By Kelly Davis, Dave Maass
In June, the Pregnancy Resource Center of Vista (PRC) put a plea on its fundraising website for $120,000 to replace its “mobile clinic”—an RV out of which the organization offers pregnancy testing, ultrasound services and pregnancy counseling.
Monday, September 3,2012
Cocktail Tales

JSix's fresh blends

Lauren Lathrop puts a creative, culinary twist on the classics

By Kelly Davis
Lauren Lathrop’s not afraid to give away her secrets, like her recipe for the spiced cherries that garnish the Empire State, her take on a Manhattan.
Wednesday, August 29,2012
News

San Diego County estimates big rise in food-stamps participation

But advocates say it’s ‘too good to be true’

By Kelly Davis
For the last several years, San Diego County’s had the reputation of being one of the lowest-performing counties when it comes to getting people enrolled in CalFresh, California’s version of the federal food-stamps program.
Wednesday, August 22,2012
News

Big splashes

10 ways CityBeat's made an impact on civic affairs

By Kelly Davis, Dave Maass, David Rolland
If you think of San Diego’s political landscape like an ocean bay, then CityBeat has been sitting atop the cliffs for the last 10 years, chucking stories like stones into the water. We don’t do it just to entertain ourselves; it’s our hope that everyone in their comfy little houseboats moored along the dock will notice the ripple.
Wednesday, August 22,2012
News

Little ripples

10 important stories that didn't rock the whole world

By Kelly Davis, Dave Maass, David Rolland

Journalists often dream of the big stories that topple governments or result in RICO charges. To us, the little stories that affect just a few people are just as important. Here are 10 small victories:

Tuesday, August 21,2012
Food & Drink

Memorable wads of wisdom from our food writers

Ten excerpts that made us laugh and drool

By Kelly Davis
In the last decade, CityBeat’s food writers have hit up fancy spots, holes-in-the-wall, authentic ethnic eateries and even strip clubs (see below) in the hopes of turning readers on to the best places to eat or (we hope) offering constructive criticism to restaurants that miss the mark.
Monday, August 13,2012
Cocktail Tales

Noble Experiment's odd couple

With the Willy Branca, Frenet and mezcal learn to mesh

By Kelly Davis
The San Diego Craft Beer and Cocktail Showcase tripled in size this year, with roughly 1,000 people showing up at El Dorado to sample beer in the bar’s parking lot and, inside, cocktails from Noble Experiment, Lion’s Share and Seven Grand.
Wednesday, August 1,2012
News

Affordable housing comes full circle

A decade later, is San Diego in need of another big day?

By Kelly Davis
Monday, Aug. 6, marks Housing Day’s 10th anniversary. What it accomplished depends on whom you ask. 
 
 
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