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Marco Renteria and his Jazz Quartet at Dizzy’s
Tribute band fans will want to check out the aptly named Smells Like Nirvana, performing at the 710 Beach Club on Friday, July 3. Though it’s been 11 years since frontman Kurt Cobain’s passing, the...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reggae band Big Mountain headlines OB Street Fair
The long wait is over. After 13 years, Ocean Beach Street Fair headliner Big Mountain returns with a new album, “Perfect Summer.” Best known for their 1994 No. 6 hit, “Baby I Love Your Way,” Big Mo...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival set for June 27
Thousands of visitors are expected in Ocean Beach to enjoy food, drinks, chili, live music, art and great people-watching at the Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival on Saturday, Jun...
Jun 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocean Beach drummer Bill Ray to instruct at Guitar Workshop Plus
Ocean Beach is fortunate to have many great musicians, but few have had the adventures of drummer Bill Ray. As drummer for legendary R&B pioneer Ike Turner between 2001 and Turner's death in 2007, ...
Jun 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artist’s messages of love throughout Pacific Beach bring smiles and hugs
What is love? Ask 50 people and get 50 different definitions. Maybe it's what makes us smile in a quiet moment. It's a thought, a feeling, the purrs of our heart. We all need it, seek it and find i...
Jun 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historians to talk baseball and diversity at Liberty Station
The New Americans Museum will present NAM Talks: From the Field to the Shelves, part of its Becoming All-American series promoting dialogue about diversity in baseball, on Saturday, June 6 from noo...
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veronica Quin 'on the cusp' of something bigger
Ocean Beach is known as a haven for artists, so it’s no surprise that Veronica Quin, yet another talented singer-songwriter, has made the area her home. Though now making a name as a solo entertain...
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Madonna coming to Valley View in Point Loma
Madonna will make a stop in San Diego on her worldwide Rebel Heart tour this fall. The Material Girl is scheduled to perform at the Valley View Casino Center in Point Loma on Oct. 29. General publi...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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After two decades, Kimm Rogers finds inspiration for new album
Ocean Beach has become known, in part, because of the wealth of artists and musicians that live in the area. Some come to meet and work with like minds, some for the ocean, some for family obligati...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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B.B. King: 1925-2015
B.B. King believed anyone could play the blues and that "as long as people have problems, the blues can never die." But no one could play the blues like King, who died May 14 at age 89 in Las Vegas...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Malashock, SACRA/PROFANA team to stage Tennessee Williams tribute
Choreographer John Malashock, artistic director of Malashock Dance, and composer Krishan Oberoi, director of the SACRA/PROFANA chorus, are teaming to create “Snakeskin,” a dance drama inspired by t...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talia Ceravolo performs weekly at Café-Bar Europa
Fans of acoustic music will want to hear Talia Ceravolo, who will be performing Wednesdays in May at the Turquoise at Café-Bar Europa beginning at 5 p.m. The venue has recently updated its schedule...
May 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paws in the Park in Point Loma raises funds for San Diego Humane Society
More than 5,000 animal lovers and 2,000 of their four-legged friends will gather together to take part in San Diego Humane Society’s Walk for Animals: Paws in the Park on Saturday, May 9 in NTC Par...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bands from Point Loma, Ocean Beach and Pacific Beach to play at Gator by the Bay
It’s almost the day for Mardi Gras in May. Y’all can indulge your every whim for authentic, Louisiana-themed music and food, Mother’s Day weekend, May 7 to 10, at the 14th annual Gator by the Bay f...
May 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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LomaPalooza to celebrate 15 years of community concerts
Point Loma Summer Concerts announces LomaPalooza, a community concert commemorating 15 years of summer concerts at Point Loma Park. The event will feature home grown bands and musical groups and wi...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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