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11.17.2016 by Ian Anderson
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The San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival’s held its annual TKO Fish Taco Contest at Quartyard Tuesday night, and 15 local restaurants brought an incredible range of creative riffs on putting fish in a tortilla, whether the fish was opah, mahi ... [more]
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December Nights @ Balboa Park - 12/02/2016 Balboa Park December Nights, the nation’s premier holiday festival, will take place on Friday, December 2 from 3-11pm and Saturday, December, 3 from noon-11pm. Adults and children alike are invited to come together for festive fun, food and several new attractions available this year throughout the park. As you stroll through the spectacular holiday lighting throughout the Park be sure to check out what’s new this year at December Nights including: ●     Artisan Marketplace: Located on the Northeast corner of Plaza de Panama, the Artisan Marketplace will offer a shopping opportunity celebrating the talents and skills of the local makers featuring one-of-a-kind gifts, handmade items and locally made crafts. ●     A Keepsake to Remember: The Fab Trailers Photo Booth….set inside a whimsically decorated vintage trailer backdrop of a gleeful Southern California winter holiday, located on the East Side of the Plaza de Panama fountain, for a festive photo to capture the memory with friends or loved ones of your December Night experience. A professional photographer provides on-site printing for a one-of-a-kind memento that is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face. ●     Fun For All To See & Hear: The event features an incredible line up of entertainment and performances. Don’t miss the SWEA (San Diego Quadrangle) brings Swedish culture with the Santa Lucia procession, the San Diego Civic Dance Arts with a Rockette-style number, located on interior patio of the Casa del Prado, the San Diego Civic Youth with ballet excerpts from the Nutcracker (Casa del Prado Theater) and the San Diego Chorus of Sweet Adelines, an a cappella singing barbershop style. Photography of Gordon Parks : The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park in partnership with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art invites you to enjoy the photographic genius of Gordon Parks. The exhibit will pay special tribute to African American troops and the sacrifices made abroad during the Vietnam War.  Free; 5pm -9pm, December 2 and  3. [more]
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Masters of a Generation @ The North Parker - 12/02/2016 MASTERS OF A GENERATION was founded by Jonathan Segal FAIA to educate and raise awareness about the varying processes and approaches to creating works of architecture, and to advance the appreciation of multi-generational information exchange. See below for details and information about location(s). TALKS ($35) 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the North Parker 3000 Upas Street | San Diego, CA 92104 Talk events are held in San Diego, CA at Jonathan Segal FAIA's North Parker. They include a pre-talk meet and greet with beer, wine and cocktails, and a Q&A with our guest speaker. STAND-UP SUPPER ($160) 7:30-10:00 p.m. at The Q 750 West Fir Street | San Diego, CA 92101 Mingle and dine with other attendees and the nights featured guest while you drink in the experience, luxury and breathtaking views of The Q in San Diego's Little Italy. Tickets include the North Parker talk, a cocktail hour and dinner at Jonathan Segal's private penthouse atop The Q, and the extended enjoyment of your evening with a Master. Stand-Up Dinners are limited to 25 guests. SPEAKERS SCHEDULE October 14, 2016 — Tom Kundig November 11, 2016 — David Jameson November 18, 2016  — Anne Fougeron December 02, 2016 — Robert Gurney December 09, 2016 — Joeb Moore January 13, 2017 — Rick Joy January 20, 2017 — David Baker February 10, 2017 — Wendell Burnette February 24, 2017 — Marlon Blackwell March 17, 2017 — Victor "Trey" Trahan March 31, 2017 — Lawrence Scarpa April 14, 2017 — Steven Dumez $2000 is the cost to attend all talks/suppers.[more]
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West Coaster Holiday Party @ 32 North Brewing - 12/03/2016 The West Coaster magazine celebrates the holidays with a few of the things it loces best: "BEER, MEAT, COFFEE & CHOCOLATE" All-inclusive food & drink: 32 North Brewing Iron Pig Alehouse (plate lunch: pulled pork slider, beans & coleslaw) Jonty Jacobs Biltong La Costa Coffee Nomad Donuts Red Hat Coffee So Rich! Chocolates Vegan Sweets San Diego + Funk Music from SD DJs The Officetwins[more]
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Hilary Chambers, Music Director & Midday DJ, 91X
Where did you grow up? I grew up in Manhattan Beach, just about two hours north of here. In the 70s and early 80s it was a mellow little beach town – we ran around with no shoes and went to the beach every day we weren’t in school. Our neighborhood rule was that you had to […] [more]