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5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: December 6-8

South Park Walkabout, San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Bike the Boulevard and more admission-free events
December 5, 2019

Happy Holidays From San Diego Magazine

We scrapped the card and made a video
December 3, 2019

San Diego Events Calendar: December 2019

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
November 26, 2019

Where to Run in San Diego in December

This month's top 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, and more
November 26, 2019

Al Howard on the Art of Crate Digging

The local songwriter and musician discusses his history and strategies for finding unknown vinyl treasures
November 26, 2019

City Ballet of San Diego Presents “The Nutcracker”

See it at Spreckels Theatre December 6–22
November 25, 2019

On the Job: The Piano Man at Mille Fleurs

Randy Beecher has tickled the ivories at Mille Fleurs for over a quarter century
November 25, 2019

A November Comedy and Drama Double Feature

American Buffalo at Tenth Avenue Arts Center; And Neither Have I Wings to Fly at Scripps Ranch Theatre
November 21, 2019

Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: November 23-27

Vinyl Sale and Swap, Second Chance Pizza Party, Turkey Calling Show and more admission-free events this week
November 21, 2019

Wonderfront Festival, Meg Myers and More San Diego Shows To See This Week

Plus Vetiver, Big Freedia, and Turnover in this week's recommended San Diego concerts
November 20, 2019

San Diego, You May Now Rise for Nick Offerman

The man best known for playing Ron Swanson will perform at the Balboa Theatre
November 20, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Merry, Bright, and Grateful

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the December issue of San Diego Magazine
November 19, 2019

Five Questions With Local Bodyboarder Diego Land

Land and his son Micah will compete at this weekend’s Bodyboarding US Festival in Ocean Beach, the first major sponging contest California has seen in years.
November 18, 2019

A Q&A with Armand King, on His Book 'Raised In Pimp City'

The founder of nonprofit Paving Great Futures discusses his former life as a pimp and how to end sex trafficking
November 14, 2019

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: November 15-19

Beachside Fall Fest, Chicano Park mural unveiling, Del Mar Antique Show and more admission-free events
November 14, 2019

Glam Squad Targets San Diego’s Low-Income Seniors

Charity project hopes to boost self-confidence by gifting makeovers
November 13, 2019

Sky of Blue and Sea of Green

Our copy chief reflects on the unique relationship his father had with the afterlife
November 11, 2019

4 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: November 7-13

A scavenger hunt, where to meet your future co-founder, and more
November 7, 2019

See “Insects Face to Face” at The Nat

The museum's newest exhibit zooms in on creepy crawly critters like never before
November 7, 2019

10 Films and Events to See at the San Diego Asian Film Festival

The festival’s 20th year includes a handful of firsts including a spotlight on Tibet and the first festival-produced film
November 5, 2019

Sophia Loren Comes to Escondido

The legendary actress spares time for a Q&A
November 1, 2019

Ralph Rubio Is the Fish Taco King

How Rubio turned a recipe on a scrap of paper into the official dish of San Diego
October 31, 2019

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: October 31-November 3

Día de los Muertos, San Diego Beer Week Kick-off Toast, Fall Back Festival and more admission-free events this week
October 31, 2019

The Endurance of Sleater-Kinney

After lineup changes, hiatuses and even some prying fans, the Portland indie rock band remains powerful
October 30, 2019

William-Adolphe Bouguereau's San Diego Museum of Art Debut

See 40 of the painter's once-controversial works beginning on November 9
October 29, 2019

San Diego Events Calendar: November 2019

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
October 28, 2019

Where to Celebrate Día de los Muertos 2019 in San Diego

Where to see lowriders, eat pan de muertos, dress dead sexy for a best catrina and catrin contest, and more.
October 25, 2019

Where to Run in San Diego in November

This month's top 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, and more
October 25, 2019

Wealth Is a Meaningless Game in ‘Ring Around the Moon’

This seeming comedy of manners is a baffling, outdated choice from Lamb’s Players Theatre
October 24, 2019

5 Free Things to Do This Week: October 25-30

Halloween at Balboa Park and Liberty Station, Night of the Evil Dead Red and more admission-free events in San Diego this week
October 24, 2019

An Appreciation of Rocket From the Crypt

Celebrating the band that first gave me pride for San Diego's music scene
October 23, 2019

On the Job: The Mushroom Farmer

Do you know the mushroom man? Ivo Fedak, the owner of Mindful Mushrooms? He's a fun guy.
October 23, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Let’s Eat

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the November issue of San Diego Magazine
October 22, 2019

A Fall Guide to Julian

What to Eat, Drink, and Do in the Historic Mountain Town
October 21, 2019

5 Free Things to Do In San Diego This Weekend: October 17-23

Kids Free San Diego all month, dive-in horror movies, Festival of Lights and more
October 17, 2019

Comedy + Drama Double Feature: Two Great Plays to See This Week

Herbert Siguenza’s Bad Hombres/Good Wives by San Diego Rep, and Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel at New Village Arts
October 15, 2019

A Family Afar: Taking Your Teens on a Wellness Retreat

How a wellness boot camp helped our travel-blogger dad communicate better with his teenage daughters
October 15, 2019

San Diego Live: Ingrid Michaelson at The Observatory North Park

We caught a performance from the singer/songwriter at her tour stop in San Diego
October 10, 2019

5 Free Things to Do In San Diego This Weekend: October 12-13

Howl-o-Ween dog adoption event, Latin American Art Fair, La Jolla Art and Wine Festival and more admission-free events this week
October 10, 2019

10 Bands to See at Desert Daze 2019

The Flaming Lips, Wu-Tang Clan, Devo and more must-see artists playing the festival this year
October 9, 2019

Trail of the Month: Convention Center Loop

How to run or walk this nearly 5-mile trek in downtown San Diego
October 7, 2019

The Best Local Bookstores in San Diego

From new to used, vintage to modern, memoir to science fiction, you’re sure to find the page-turner you’re searching for
October 4, 2019

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: October 4-9

Pacific Beachfest, Ramona Air Fair, Vinyl Junkies Liberty Station Takeover and more admission-free events this week
October 3, 2019

How Van Morrison Reinvented Himself on ‘Astral Weeks’

After more than 50 years it remains his masterpiece
October 2, 2019

Rafael Payare's San Diego Symphony Debut

The San Diego Symphony's new music director officially takes the stage October 5
October 1, 2019

San Diego Events Calendar: October 2019

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
September 30, 2019

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego in San Diego This Week: September 26-29

Craftoberfest, Miramar Air Show, Seaport Sessions and more admission-free events in San Diego this week
September 26, 2019

The sweaty feel-good funk of !!!

After two decades, the New York City band will still make your body move
September 25, 2019

Where to Run in San Diego in October

This month's top 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, and more
September 25, 2019

Alicia Gwynn on Her Next Big Moves—and Remembering Tony

The philanthropist and entrepreneur opens up about her wine line, music, and inspiring others
September 25, 2019

The Best Acting in ‘Girlfriend’ Comes Between the Lines

Diversionary Theatre tells a sweet, subtle story of forbidden love, so watch closely
September 24, 2019

Pop-Up Magazine Brings Its Live Storytelling to San Diego for the First Time

The sister to California Sunday Magazine curates a program of live performances of narrative, brought to life with music, illustrations, and audio clips
September 24, 2019

Letter from the Editor: Born in the Best Hands

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the October issue of San Diego Magazine
September 24, 2019

“Anastasia” Comes to the Civic Theatre

The fantasy lives on October 1-6 in San Diego
September 23, 2019

Being a Teenage Tudor Is Bloody Business In 'The Virgin Trial'

Cygnet’s new production proves you don’t get to be queen of England by staying innocent
September 19, 2019

5 Free Things To Do In San Diego This Week: September 19-23

Adams Avenue Street Fair, Seaport Sessions, Oceanside Harbor Days and more admission-free events
September 19, 2019

Six Bands to See at the Adams Avenue Street Fair

The Mattson 2, Tijuana No!, Hexa and other acts to check out this weekend at the free, annual fest
September 18, 2019

Get a Head Start on Halloween with ‘The Addams Family’ Musical

Welk Resort Theatre goes altogether ooky (snap snap)
September 12, 2019

5 Free Things To Do in San Diego This Week: September 12-15

OMBAC Longboard Surfing Contest, Barrio Art Crawl, Eppig Oktoberfest and more admission-free events this week
September 12, 2019

Five Mountain Goats Songs That Showcase John Darnielle’s Best Lyrics

Get to know one of today’s best singer/songwriters before the band’s San Diego show
September 11, 2019

Every Stranger Has a Story in 'The Coast Starlight'

La Jolla Playhouse's world-premiere is an ode to the romance of train travel
September 6, 2019

7 Free Things to Do In San Diego This Week: September 5-8

South Park Walkabout, Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon, Toy Piano Festival and more admission-free events in San Diego this week
September 5, 2019

A Guide to San Diego Fall Concerts 2019

A checklist of must-see shows for the autumn months, including Van Morrison, Lizzo, Angel Olsen and more
September 4, 2019

Valle Food & Wine Fest Returns for a Third Year

The annual fest brings famous chefs, live music, and lots of vino to Javier Plascencia's Finca Altozano
September 3, 2019

The Woman at the Top: Verna Griffin-Tabor

Meet the CEO of the Center for Community Solutions
August 30, 2019

San Diego Events Calendar: September 2019

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
August 30, 2019

Moxie’s New Season Is Off to a Smashing Start with ‘Dance Nation’

This Pulitzer Prize finalist is full of surprises and rich character work
August 29, 2019

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego: August 29-September 3

Hawaiian Plumeria Festival, R&B Block Party, Vegan Playground and more admission-free events this week
August 29, 2019

Six Labor Day Weekend Concerts to See

Massive Attack, Throwing Muses, ZZ Top and more shows to catch during the long weekend
August 28, 2019

Women Firsts in San Diego

16 women get candid about getting there first in their field
August 27, 2019

The Must-See NASA-Inspired Exhibit in Barrio Logan

The making of Melissa Walter's Of All Things exhibit at Ice Gallery
August 23, 2019

Meet the COO of Feeding San Diego

Alicia Saake's on a mission to catch all the food she can—and then give it to hungry San Diegans
August 22, 2019

'Romeo and Juliet' Takes Big Risks, Most of Which Pay Off

It’s impossible to watch The Old Globe’s interpretation like you might any other Shakespeare—but that’s the point
August 21, 2019

5 Free Things to Do In San Diego: August 24-26

West Coast Shell Show, San Diego Festival of Books, LeucadiART Walk and more admission-free events
August 21, 2019

John Leguizamo's 'Dirty, Nasty, Farce' Lands in La Jolla

The actor, comedian, voice-over artist, and playwright opens up about his newest production, Kiss My Aztec
August 21, 2019

2019-2020 San Diego Arts Preview

A curated list of performances, exhibits, and additional works gracing our stages and museums
August 20, 2019

Letter from the Editor: It’s No Longer Lonely at the Top

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the September issue of San Diego Magazine
August 19, 2019

5 Free Things to Do in San Diego This Week: August 16-17

TwainFest, World Bodysurfing Championships, ballet, and more admission-free events this weekend
August 15, 2019

5 Herbie Hancock Deep Cuts to Hear

Go deeper with the jazz legend before his show at Humphreys in San Diego
August 14, 2019

Don’t Tell Comedy, a Stand-Up Startup, Comes to San Diego

A three-day comedy series known for secret locations and performers is coming to San Diego this weekend
August 13, 2019
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