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Jefferson Jay works to nurture dreams of aspiring new talent
San Diego’s music scene has been growing over the last several years, led by a colorful cast of music lovers and promoters. Each makes their own music but also strives to help others in their quest...
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Entertainment Roundup
PENINSULA WINDS MUSIC SHOW SET FOR APRIL 15 The Point Loma High School gymnasium will be alive with the beat of the drums, the bells of the brass and many other wind instruments as three public sch...
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Curtain set to rise on neighborhood theater in OB
Whatever artistic talent A.J. Knox had as a boy was founded in one core characteristic — boredom. He’d sit in the car and draw while his sister traipsed into a million junior theater rehearsals. Hi...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Notable Point Loma music promoter pens autobiography
There have been many notable music promoters in San Diego over the decades, but few have had the impact of Kenny Weissberg. The Point Loma resident is perhaps best known for the 23 years — beginnin...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma residents capture prestigious honors in San Diego Watercolor Society’s monthly competition
Point Loma residents Glory Giffin and Julie Anderson won awards at the San Diego Watercolor Society monthly show in January. The show’s juror was Luis Llarina. Giffin was awarded first place for he...
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wine is the word of choice in Larry Zeiger’s ‘Nice Legs’
Larry Zeiger — a legend in the theatrical world at Point Loma High School and far beyond — likes to interpret real-life situations as big, bawdy blockbuster musicals. The big, bawdy Broadway kind. ...
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny ‘V’ turns lifetime of blues stage work into musical mentoring in Point Loma
Along with reggae, the blues probably has the biggest pull among San Diego music fans. True, there are only a few local venues like Patrick’s II that specialize in the music, but it’s also true the...
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tickets soon available for latest MADCAPS benefit soirée
Tickets are poised to go on sale for the 2014 version of an annual benefit show put on by a highly active and selfless Peninsula organization. For the Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthr...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alley Cat Street struts flair for Jerry Garcia’s solo work
Lots of great bands emerged during the 1960s, but only one drew fame for its audiences as well as its music — the Grateful Dead. Still one of the world’s most famous groups, despite the passing of ...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israeli guitarist finds breath of fresh air with band Todo Mundo, local music scene
San Diego’s pop cultural reputation continues to grow by leaps and bounds. The word is not only being spread by musicians and artists who live here, but by musicians who pass through on tour. Often...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Danny and the Tramp continues to make inroads in beach communities
San Diego’s burgeoning music community continues to draw musicians from all over the world. Perhaps it’s the cold winters, but a lot of East Coast musicians seem to end up here, like the founding m...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rock and Roll San Diego continues to incubate, churn out future talent
There are many things that make the holiday season a wonderful time of year, but near the top of the list is music and the magical effect the last month of the year has on children. It’s no secret ...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sister Speak brings its varied musical tastes to Humphreys
It’s no secret that San Diego’s vibrant music community, not to mention its great weather, has been a major draw for musicians around the world to relocate to America’s Finest City. This has been p...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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OB dinner theater vampire production to give boost to breast cancer victims
In the mid-1990s, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez made the cult classic “From Dusk Till Dawn.” It’s tale of two homicidal brothers who meet their match in an unforgettable Mexican saloon. Ne...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Music ‘ambassador’ Leyva sinks roots deep into performance industry
San Diego has one of the most vibrant music communities in the world, a fact that is drawing both musicians and fans from all over the planet to our sunny shores. A clear indicator of that success ...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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