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All the Rage: Monster Jam Heads to Petco Park

Watch 12,000-pound machines perform back flips this month
January 15, 2019

This Funky Bird Rock Abode Breaks Many Design Rules

With help from interior designer and family friend Lorena Gaxiola, the Gabriels put their home together again
January 14, 2019

Seven Local Actors to Watch Out For in 2019

These newcomers to the San Diego theater scene showed some of the most promising talent I saw all last year
January 8, 2019

A 2019 Localchella Wish List

Six bands from the Coachella lineup we’d like to see swing by San Diego
January 7, 2019

Giving Green (Space)

Philanthropist Patty Brutten is the brains behind the open-space finder GetOutsideSanDiego.org
January 3, 2019

Bodhi Tree Concerts Perform Musical Acts of Kindness

For the founders of the music-oriented nonprofit, philanthropy is a way of life
January 3, 2019

How to Throw a "Non-Gala Gala"

Monarch School was able to raise $1.1 million without serving dinner or holding an auction
January 3, 2019

Inside the Icon: San Diego Symphony Orchestra

San Diego's oldest music institution rings in 2019 with a new music director and history spanning 109 years
January 3, 2019

Amy Meier Opens up Shop in Rancho Santa Fe

Inside the interior designer's first retail space
January 3, 2019

They Can Dance, They Can Jive: The Sexy, Stylish 'Mamma Mia!'

I'll admit it: I'd been reluctant to see Mamma Mia!. People don't have fun in serious art, I thought, swirling my brandy snifter.
December 22, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: January 2019

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
December 21, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: La Jolla Village

The walkable village is packed with locavore dining, indie shopping, and upscale spa-ing
December 21, 2018

Behind Joe Skoby's Ocean-Inspired Ceramics

Meet the fish shop manager turned ceramacist who cranks out high-end masterpieces
December 20, 2018

Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade Returns in 2018

Cue the helium! The 28th annual procession heads down Harbor Drive December 31
December 18, 2018

Win Tickets to the 41st Annual SDCCU Holiday Bowl

This year’s Utah vs. Northwestern match-up marks the Holiday Bowl’s second straight paring of teams that are ranked nationally in the top 25
December 12, 2018

Family Politics Unfold Backward in Time in ‘The Year to Come’

La Jolla Playhouse’s high-concept world premiere is strengthened by a superb ensemble cast—and nearly derailed by its ending
December 11, 2018

San Diego Ballet Company Stages 'The Nutcracker'

See the 29th annual performance at Copley Symphony Hall December 29-30
December 10, 2018

Neighborhood Guide: South Park

Where to eat, drink, and play in the quaint Balboa Park-adjacent enclave
November 30, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: December 2018

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
November 30, 2018

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: 100 San Diego Gifts

Six local tastemakers share what they're gifting this season, plus editors' picks
November 28, 2018

From the Archives: San Diego Desserts from Decades Past

In the '70s and '80s, this magazine considered devouring sweets an X-rated sin
November 26, 2018

Meet the two youngest stars of Broadway SD's 'Waitress'

Five-year-olds Kensley Dibble and Sloane Viora competed against dozens of budding starlettes to play the role of Lulu
November 21, 2018

Pigment Moves into Liberty Station

The beloved lifestyle boutique finally delivers what we've all be waiting for: a second store
November 19, 2018

You Decide Whodunit in the Funny, Imaginative 'Mystery of Edwin Drood'

Turning Tydes Theatre Company executes a sharp, winsome musical at OnStage Playhouse
November 15, 2018

Holiday Entertaining: Three Riffs On a Table Setting

Three San Diego stylists sound off on their suggestions to elevate your seasonal soiree
November 12, 2018

Celebrating Women: A Q&A with The New Children's Museum CEO Judy Forrester

Forrester talks about rising from humble beginnings, taking on daunting jobs, and identifying how to move the needle
November 8, 2018

‘Wicked’ Brings Dazzling Sights and Vocal Performances to the Civic Theater

If you’ve never seen this new Broadway classic about Oz from the witch’s point of view, what are you waiting for?
November 6, 2018

Leo Hamel Opens Handbag Shop in Mission Hills

The fine jeweler's new consignment concept invites shoppers to sell their designer goods and buy them, too
November 5, 2018

98 Degrees Heads to Balboa Theatre 'This Christmas'

Jeff Timmons chats about how 20 years later, the boy band plays on—even in San Diego this month
November 2, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Encinitas

Where to eat, drink, and play in the North County locale
November 1, 2018

Race and Class Alienation Cut Both Ways in Moxie Theatre’s 'Fade'

A privileged TV writer and an Angeleno janitor search for common ground in this play from Tanya Saracho, showrunner of Vida
October 31, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: November 2018

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
October 31, 2018

The Old Globe Stages a Clint Black Christmas

In time for the holidays, the theater debuts Looking for Christmas, based on the music of the iconic country crooner
October 30, 2018

Inside the Icon: The Nat

The society behind the Balboa Park building dates back 144 years, and the specimens inside it even further
October 29, 2018

From the Archives: The First Issue of 'San Diego Magazine'

As a nod to our 70th anniversary, we dissect the makings of our first-ever issue
October 24, 2018

Where To Live It Up On Day of The Dead in San Diego

See beautiful smiling calaveras, hit piñatas, watch traditional dancing, and even sample some mezcal—all for free
October 18, 2018

3 Fashion Week San Diego Designers You Need to Know

Meet the standout designers behind Fashion Week’s runway looks
October 17, 2018

Simón Limón Brings Local Handmade Gifts to Barrio Logan

Owner Alexandra Perez Demma is supporting makers on both sides of the border
October 15, 2018

This San Diego Startup Is Teaching Men How to Shop

Cayenne puts a little spice in guys' wardrobe, one garment a day
October 11, 2018

Step Inside Kristie Nova's Del Sur Abode

Interior designer Kelly Hinchman helps the boss mom flip a house into an elegant, albeit practical, home for eight
October 10, 2018

‘Hir’ at Cygnet Theatre Explodes Family and Gender Roles into a Million Little Pieces

This pitch-black comedy is raw and cathartic, a fever dream of a country trying to make sense of itself
October 9, 2018

Shop Like a Tastemaker with Treci Smith

The interior designer divulges her must-haves in home décor this season
October 9, 2018

Volunteers of America Southwest Raises $115,000 for Homeless Veterans with Disabilities

Plus the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, New Children’s Museum, and the Burn Institute receive grants
October 8, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: October 2018

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
October 1, 2018

‘Bull in a China Shop’ Reaches But Doesn’t Grasp

Diversionary Theatre stages an ambitious but disjointed portrayal of suffragists Mary Woolley and Jeannette Marks
September 27, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: College Area

Spreading from SDSU to El Cerrito and Rolando, the enclave has global dining, third-wave coffee, and more
September 27, 2018

Rob Lowe Shares Personal Stories at Balboa Theatre

The actor talks The West Wing, secrets to a happy marriage, and his upcoming one-man show, Stories I Only Tell My Friends
September 26, 2018

'San Diego Magazine' turns 70 Years Old

We toast to our birthday with a look back at our favorite covers through the decades
September 25, 2018

Carole King Musical Comes to Civic Theatre

Suit up for some kind of wonderful evening as Beautiful: The Carole King Musical hits the San Diego stage
September 24, 2018

San Diego Rep’s Tragicomic ‘Fun Home’ is Growing Up at Its Most Awkward and Beautiful

See a weekend show if possible—the Tony Award–winning musical may be too much emotion to handle on a work night
September 18, 2018

From the Archives: A Working Woman in 1950

More than 50 years ago, being a "career woman" meant jobs in art and modeling and an income for clothes and dinner parties
September 14, 2018

Fall Fashion 2018: 6 Looks Inspired by the '80s

We're, like, totally wigging out over these bold colors, patterns, and details inspired by the raddest decade
September 10, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: University Heights

Multicultural cuisine and cafés have always been this enclave’s calling card. Now it has trendy cocktail bars, eclectic theater, and vegan-friendly eats, too.
September 7, 2018

A Sneak Peek at ‘The Heart of Rock & Roll’

The Old Globe’s newest world-premiere musical promises a familiar soundtrack and all the good feels of an ’80s rom-com
September 5, 2018

2018-2019 San Diego Arts Preview

54 plays, concerts, ballets, and exhibits you need to see this upcoming season, and more
September 3, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: September 2018

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
August 30, 2018

'Voyeurs de Venus' is Moxie’s Boldest, Most Thought-Provoking Show Yet

How do you chronicle the marginalized without distorting or exploiting them?
August 23, 2018

Just Launched: Our Insiders Club

For members only…New perks, insider info and access to the editors
August 21, 2018

From the Archives: Vanna White Was on Our Cover

In June 2003, the Wheel of Fortune star graced our cover—and that wasn't the only shocker
August 20, 2018

5 Must-Book Spa Treatments for Summer

We love summer, but not what it does to our bodies. Soothe away the season with these treatments.
August 17, 2018

Van De Vort Moves into Liberty Station

The bohemian clothing and lifestyle brand has a second location within Moniker General
August 16, 2018

How to Beat the Weekend Farmers' Market Rush

Take a walk through the new Little Italy Wednesday Market
August 15, 2018

The Body-Positive 'Hairspray' Is a Riot and a Wild Ride

San Diego Musical Theatre stages the high-camp classic about breaking down barriers to representation
August 10, 2018

This Encinitas Abode Doubles as Both a Home and a Gallery

Meet the globetrotting couple who made their Encintas house a home
August 10, 2018

California’s Most Famous Explorer Is Not Who You Think He Is

A celebrated local historian debunks myths about Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo
August 9, 2018

What's in Gorjana and Jason Griffin Reidel's Shopping Cart

The owners of Gorjana jewelry, now open at Westfield UTC, share their family's must-haves
August 7, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Chula Vista

A prime example of South Bay rising, this city is blending old and new in its cuisine, craft beer, and entertainment
August 3, 2018

Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in August

A curated list of this month's top reads
August 2, 2018

Inside the Icon: Monumento Abraham Lincoln

Honest Abe has stood tall along Tijuana's Avenue of Heroes for 37 years, but why?
August 2, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: August 2018

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
July 31, 2018

The Best of San Diego 2018

We crown 103 winners in food, shopping, fitness, kids’ activities, and more
July 30, 2018

Artists Who Inspired Disney's 'Coco' Set Up Shop at Bazaar Del Mundo

See Oaxacan wood-carvers and more at the Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market
July 30, 2018

From the Archives: We Were Not Dog's Best Friend

Plenty has changed in pet ownership since 1976
July 20, 2018

Trending: Houseplants are Having a Moment

Forget faux ferns. Houseplants—and their accessories—are making a chic comeback
July 18, 2018

San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Solana Beach

Del Mar's neighbor to the north has always been laid-back, down-to-earth, and family friendly; now its cuisine, fashion, and arts are on the way up, too
July 10, 2018

Two New Nurseries Bring High-Style Greenery to San Diego

Point Loma and University Heights are seeing green thanks to Eden plant boutique
July 6, 2018

There's an App for Black Thumb Gardeners

SmartPlant takes that guesswork out of plant care by giving an expert-back voice to your foliage
July 6, 2018

Inside a Florist's Historic Point Loma Home

Smell the roses at Bridget McKenna's eclectic Art Deco-style estate
July 5, 2018

Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in July

A curated list of this month's top reads
July 3, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: July 2018

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
July 2, 2018
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