Out and About

Trolley dances brings site-specific from Waterfront to Balboa

After many years of ogling cool images of dancers performing in unexpected locations, and even spreading the word both in this magazine and on the radio, I finally got the chance to experience the San Diego Trolley

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Children, children everywhere

For the fourth year in a row, the San Diego Museum Council and Time Warner Cable present “Kids Free in October,” which means kids under 12 have a free pass (more specifically, two kids per each

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Tigers and Tigers and Tigers!

I got a sneak peek of the new Tiger Trail at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and it is indeed epic. Its official name is Tull Family Tiger Trail, after Thomas and Alba Tull, who donated $9 million

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Old Press, New Press

This week the San Diego Press Club (for which I serve on the board as a director) hosted a cool event in partnership with the historic Dobson’s Restaurant and the 100+ year-old Spreckels Theatre. All kinds

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Princess Project San Diego

Since 2007, the Princess Project San Diego has been “dressing and accessorizing financially-challenged high school girls for their proms.” I found out about the project (the original chapter of which was founded over 10 years ago

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The Butterflies are Coming!

There’s something magical about the idea of being besieged by brightly colored butterflies. But despite my love for all things magical, every spring I have managed to miss the exotic experience that is the San Diego

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Art of East Asia Finally Sees the Light

Beginning February 9, the project that was eight years and around a million dollars in the making is open to the public. At the ceremonial ribbon cutting this morning, San Diego Museum of Art Executive Director

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Great Balls of Fire!

“How did our solar system form? What are asteroids and comets like – how big are they, what are they made of, are they different? What impact have these space rocks had on our planet and

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Ripley’s Believe it or Not!

For the first time since the California Pacific International Exposition of 1935, San Diego is host to a collection of Robert Ripley’s strange and hard to believe finds as he explored the world. Beginning this month

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Special New Year’s Day Spreckels Organ Concert

Ever since John D. Spreckels gifted the City of San Diego with the largest outdoor pipe organ in America (almost 100 years ago), concerts at the pavilion in Balboa Park have been free to the public.

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