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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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Slow Food at Saltbox

I don’t know what it is about that little strip of Fifth Avenue by the trolley tracks that keeps me away — perhaps it’s the fact that whenever I’m visiting the area, I’m in a car

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Chili and Ceramics!

It may only be the 3rd Annual SoNo Park Holiday Fest & CHiLiPALooZA, but Kouta Shimazaki of San Diego Ceramic Connection has been hosting the ceramic-centric chili competition and fundraiser for South Park for 16 years,

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RAWards San Diego Winners!

On November 16, finalist artists of all kinds (visual art, fashion, accessories, music, film, photography, performing art, hair and makeup) gathered at 4th & B to determine who will represent San Diego in the international RAWards

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Horses and Humans

San Diego has not one, but two Cirque-esque equine-centric shows in town (right on the heels of Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion). This town has never seen so many aerialists and acrobats and big-tops all at once.

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Ms. Fortune on Deck

All that clunking and banging, that’s not normal,” Dad said. “Yeah, it sounds like my car when I try to gun it in neutral,” I said. “We’re a little too close to that pier for comfort.”

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Pirates in San Diego

Barbarella took her dad to Pirate Days on the Embarcadero. While there, they went on the Lost Treasure Excursion. You can see some of the pirate antics in this installment of Stepping Out with Barbarella. Important

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TRASH at the New Children’s Museum

One kid’s trash is another kid’s playground! Barbarella went to check out a finger painting activity at the New Children’s Museum. Kids got messy painting a “junkyard” pink as part of the interactive TRASH exhibit. Behind

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Itty-Bitty Committee

I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement. — Oscar Wilde I kept my eyes on the road while David called out numbers. “We’re looking for 976, so it’s probably going to be on the

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Barbarella scored herself a hand-made ceramic bowl from San Diego Ceramic Connection and then hit up the SoNo Park Holiday Fest and Chilipalooza, where local chefs battle for bragging rights of best chili. Vendors, musicians, and

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