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Comic Fest is a multi-paneled affair

by Kevin Smead

October 18, 2012

Did you go to San Diego Comic-Con International this year? My initial guess is most people reading this didn’t, although not for the same reasons. I’ve heard complaints from many Comic-Con veterans that the convention just isn...

Hot Snakes announce shows

by Kevin Smead

October 10, 2012

Legendary San Diego band Hot Snakes has announced it will be playing several more reunion shows in December. The two North American dates are in San Diego and Phoenix, while the other three recently announced concerts will be in ...

SDSU’s fall theater season is diverse

by David Dixon

September 5, 2012

The fall semester of performing arts at San Diego State will start in trippy fashion with a new production of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” In this original rendition, several men and women’s lives intersect...

FYF Fest releases lineup

by Kevin Smead

June 25, 2012

It’s no secret San Diego gets pretty shafted in the festival department. With the financial turmoil surrounding Street Scene and its current hiatus, San Diegans are left without a festival everyone can enjoy. Enter FYF Fest....

Beach Boys rally for reunion tour

by Courtney Rogin

May 9, 2012

Just in time for tropical shirts and summer dresses, The Beach Boys has embarked on a remarkable 50th anniversary tour this summer, making a stop in San Diego later this month. This will be the first time in more than 20 years the entire b...

Active Child to space out UCSD’s The Loft

by Courtney Rogin

April 25, 2012

Everyone had physical after-school activities as a youngster, which could have included dance class, gymnastics, Boy Scouts or a bevy of sports. This was not the case for Active Child frontman Pat Grossi, who spent his time as part of the Philadelphia Boys’ Choir and Chorale as a child, honing hi...

Casbah has Promised Jetpacks tonight

by Courtney Rogin

April 19, 2012

Scottish post-punk revival band We Were Promised Jetpacks will be jetting through San Diego tonight, bringing abrasive yet calming rock to The Casbah. Formed in 2003, the band released its debut album “These Four Walls” in summer 2009, with several tracks making the rounds as soundtracks to scenes in television shows such as “Shamele...

I Love This City details released

by John Anderson

April 19, 2012

Lineups and prices for San Diego’s inaugural wub-laden electronic music festival “I Love This City” have been announced. After Deadmau5’s successful Petco Park event earlier this year, more and more electronic music is flo...