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1. Urban Superbloom A beautiful coda to last month’s desert flowers, it’s hard to remember a more pronounced springtime in San Diego. We could get used to a city dressed in green and gold… 2. Thrust Weight Drag Lift Lael Corbin ... [more]
Sundays in the Park: A funky music monthly jam session @ Panama 66 - 04/23/2017 Alright funky people of San Diego... Panama 66 has been gracious enough to let us host a monthly funky music jam session at their beautiful venue in Balboa Park. It will be happening on the 4th Sunday of every month from 6-8p. For our first jam session the house band will be: Jake Najor - Drums Andy Geib - Trombone/Trumpet/Flute Kiko Cornejo Jr. - Percussion Matthew LaBarber - Bass Nicholas Costa - Guitar Tim Felten - Organ/Keys Jesse Audelo - Sax/Flute It's a jam session, so we'll be inviting other musicians up to sit in with us on the tunes. We'll do a sign up sheet starting at 5:30p. Here is the list of tunes we'll draw from for the session in February: Hikky Burr - Quincy Jones - E Root Down - Jimmy Smith - G Povo - Freddie Hubbard - Cm Aragon - Roy Ayers - Bbm Upshot - Grant Green - Cm Hot Pants Road - The JB's - Dm Ease Back - The Meters (Grant Green Version) - E The Weasil - Donald Byrd - C Burning Spear - S.O.U.L. - Am Jan Jan - Grant Green version - Cm EJI - Whitefield Brothers - Em Funky River - Bill Caballero/SFSE - C Backyard Boogie - SFSE - C The Hunt - SFSE - Fm Man Up - Mighty 388's - Gm Get It - Najor Threat - A We'll be posting a youtube playlist of the tunes. Learn some of the tunes and sit in with the band! We won't be providing any charts. We will provide house drum kit, bass amp, guitar amp, some percussion/congas, and Hammond Organ/Nord Electro 2. Please help us get the word out! Invite your funky friends; musicians and music lovers! Panama 66 is all ages and family friendly.[more]
Art Alive @ San Diego Museum of Art - 04/28/2017 Spring in San Diego means Art Alive at The San Diego Museum of Art. A loved and eagerly anticipated tradition, Art Alive 2017 celebrates it's 36th year and the stunning works of art on display in the Museum with more than 100 floral interpretations created by top local and national designers. This year marks the return of three-time Rotunda Designer Carlos Franco of Green Fresh Florals who will use his spectacular inventiveness to transform the John M. and Sally B. Thornton Rotunda into a FloraMorphic Sky of Colors. Schedule of Events Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Museum Closed Art Alive 2017 Premiere Dinner | 6:30 p.m. Premiere Dinner attendance is an exclusive benefit offered to Honorary Committee Premiere Patrons. Friday, April 28, 2017 Members' Preview | 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. Floral Exhibition | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Museum Store Trunk Show* | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. BLOOM BASH | 7:00 – Midnight Saturday, April 29, 2017 Floral Exhibition | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Museum Store Trunk Show* | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Terrarium Building Workshop | 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden of Activities* | Noon – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2017 Floral Exhibition | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Museum Store Trunk Show* | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Garden of Activities* | Noon – 4:00 p.m.[more]
Bloom Bash @ San Diego Museum of Art - 04/28/2017 Kick off your Art Alive weekend in style at #BLOOMBASH, the official opening celebration for Art Alive 2017. See the Museum in full bloom at BLOOM BASH and enjoy: - Enjoy an adventurous selection of floral-fused custom cocktails, brought to you by San Diego’s award winning Cutwater Spirits - A stunning new installation from Emmy Award-winning artist HOTTEA on view for this night only - Divine delicacies from San Diego's top fine dining eateries - Craft beer and coffee by local brewery powerhouse Modern Times Beer - Live music, performances, and dancing all night long - 100+ floral interpretations at the Art Alive 2017 Floral Exhibition TICKETS: $200 members / $250 nonmembers Proceeds from BLOOM BASH and Art Alive, The San Diego Museum's of Art's signature fundraiser and annual floral exhibition, benefit education, outreach, and art-initiatives year-round. BLOOM BASH FEATURED ARTIST: HOTTEA is an Emmy award-winning installation artist from Minneapolis, MN. His stunning typographical installations are both beautifully elaborate and simple. HOTTEA typically works with yarn to create installations that co-exist with a space non-destructively and brings attention to neglected and forgotten spaces. His works have been displayed by invitation throughout the United States and internationally, with recent installations in London, Berlin, New York City, Los Angeles, Montreal, Sao Paulo and Sydney. VIP EXPERIENCES: This year, the Elite Lounge VIP area is sure to wow with a hidden Tiki lounge inspired space in partnership with SDCM Restaurant Group.Kettner Exchange and Devil's Dozen Donut Shop will provide eats for this private lounge, and The Grass Skirt resturant will host a lounge for guests to procure Tiki libations. In addition to the Elite Lounge VIP area, the Museum is offering a limited number of private seating cabanas for purchase at Bloom Bash. Visit the website for more information about VIP experiences and underwriting opportunities.[more]
Out of the Kitchen
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Jeremy Scullin, Executive Chef, Kindred
What kinds of meals do you eat at home? My favorite meals to cook at home are holiday feasts, like thanksgiving and Christmas. They’re comforting and nostalgic. I love roasting seitan with port wine jus, mashed potatoes and all the trimmings. When you’re out of the kitchen, where do you like to dine out? Any […] [more]