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Superlative ‘Equivocation’ at Lamb’s

Posted: November 4th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Theater Review, Top Story | No Comments

By Charlene Baldridge | Theater Review

As a certain music critic of yore used to lament in regard to Italianate tenors, “I wish I had a dictionary of superlatives with which to describe his voice.”

Currently there is much in San Diego theaters on which to rain praise, what with the double bill of August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars” and “King Hedley II” playing through Nov. 6 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town, and now, the latest, equally-challenging and exquisite, the regional theater premiere of Bill Cain’s hilarious and brainy 2009 ode to Shakespeare, theater and love, “Equivocation,” at Lamb’s Players Theatre through Nov. 20.

‘Creepy crews of characters’

Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Story | No Comments

Monster Bash’s stilt walkers promise an epic event

By Dave Schwab

Shockingly, Monster Bash — San Diego’s not-to-miss blockbuster Halloween celebration — originally started as a replacement event.

Developed as an alternative October event to Rocktoberfest and tasked with attracting people to the Gaslamp Quarter during a slower time of the year, the inaugural Monster Bash took up just one city block, Fifth Avenue between J and K streets.

Hop-heads unite

Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

By Kai Oliver-Kurtin The eighth annual San Diego Beer Week (SDBW) is on tap Nov. 4–13, bringing together nearly 20,000 people for 10 days filled with more than 500 individual beer-centric events. Produced by the San Diego Brewers Guild (SDBG), SDBW 2016 will include events from the guild’s 51 new members who have joined in […]

‘More than what’s on stage’

Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured | No Comments

A visit with San Diego Opera’s general director By Charlene Baldridge October ushers in the first full production in San Diego Opera’s 2016-17 season. For an opera company that nearly closed in 2014, creative endeavors are booming, with an expansion of what makes a season plus several new programs and activities that are more than […]