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A Family Afar: A First Timer's Take on All-Inclusive Resorts

What happens when a family who prides themselves on boutique hotels tries an all-inclusive resort? They love it.
January 23, 2019

What Inspires California’s Young Playwrights? Faith, Family...and Trash

The annual Playwrights Project contest winners grapple with identity and take a dumpster dive into existentialism
January 18, 2019

An Introduction to Richard Thompson

Three albums that capture the English singer/songwriter at his best
January 17, 2019

All the Rage: Monster Jam Heads to Petco Park

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

Letter from the Editor: Cross the Starting Line

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the January issue of San Diego Magazine
January 4, 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

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

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

Letter from the Editor: How 6,500 Minutes of Meditation Changed Me

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the December issue of San Diego Magazine
December 5, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: December 2018

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

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

Letter from the Editor: Life of Pie

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the November issue of San Diego Magazine
November 7, 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

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

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

A Family Afar: Palm Springs Then and Now

Our travelling dad learns how to redefine fun for the whole family in a city he loved before kids
October 17, 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

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

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

Letter from the Editor: 70 Years Young

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the October issue of San Diego Magazine
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

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

Letter from the Editor: Changing Policy While Changing Diapers

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the September issue of San Diego Magazine
August 28, 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

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

Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in August

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

Letter from the Editor: The World at Our Fingertips

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the August issue of San Diego Magazine
July 31, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: August 2018

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

A Family Afar: The Benefits of Staying Close to Home

Our travel blogger dad celebrates a family milestone with a staycation—and realizes you don't have to journey far to reap the benefits of travel
July 16, 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

'The Tempest' is a Feast for the Senses at The Old Globe

The 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival brings one of history’s most fantastic plays to life with lavish imagination
June 27, 2018

The Big Bay Boom is Back

The 18th annual tradition returns with 12,000 fireworks set to light the sky on July 4th
June 25, 2018

'Dr. Seuss's The Lorax' Debuts at The Old Globe

The classic kid's story recounts a timely message about the environment and conservation
June 22, 2018

Letter from the Editor: San Diego Is for Animal Lovers

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the July issue of San Diego Magazine
June 22, 2018

OB Playhouse's 'Hair' Is a High-Energy Ode to the 1960s

The Age of Aquarius dawns at the intimate Ocean Beach theater
June 7, 2018

Electric Ocean Returns to SeaWorld San Diego

The summertime celebration lights up the park with entertainment after dark
June 7, 2018

Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in June

A curated list of this month's top reads
June 5, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: June 2018

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

San Diego, It's Time to Ban Plastic Straws

Lessons learned from my 10-Day No-Plastic Challenge
May 30, 2018

Three Generations of Women Resist the State in 'The Madres'

1970s Argentina takes center stage in Moxie Theatre’s powerful world premiere play
May 24, 2018

Letter from the Editor: All About That (Sea) Bass

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the June issue of San Diego Magazine
May 22, 2018

Tony Winner Audra McDonald Heads to San Diego

The Beauty and the Beast and Private Practice actress takes the stage at Copley Symphony Hall
May 16, 2018

Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in May

A curated list of this month's top reads
May 9, 2018

‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ Explores Female Relationships at The Old Globe

We chat with playwright Ursula Rani Sarma about the challenges of bringing Khaled Hosseini's novel to the stage
May 1, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: May 2018

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
April 25, 2018

Your 2018 San Diego Summer Bucket List

Here’s our insider’s guide for Memorial Day through Labor Day
April 20, 2018

Letter from the Editor: Is It Summer Yet?

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the May issue of San Diego Magazine
April 20, 2018

A Family Afar: Traveling With Just One Kid

Our travel blogger dad discovers the differences during a recent trip across the pond
April 12, 2018

Nancy Lorenz Brings 'Moon Gold' to the San Diego Museum of Art

The New York-based abstractionist's exhibit includes more than 85 pieces
April 11, 2018

Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in April

A curated list of this month's top reads
April 4, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: April 2018

How to be busy and important this month in San Diego
March 29, 2018

Personal Stories are on Display at the Museum of Man's 'PostSecret'

Frank Warren collects deep, dark secrets for this community arts project
March 26, 2018

Letter from the Editor: We Should All Be Campers

Editor in Chief Erin Meanley Glenny dishes on the April issue of San Diego Magazine
March 23, 2018

Cirque du Soleil Hits the Ice in San Diego

The celebrated performance troupe brings their moves to the ice rink for the first time ever
March 14, 2018

Malashock Dance Company Turns 30 with a Bang

The modern dance troupe holds a 30th anniversary concert at Lyceum Theatre this month
March 12, 2018

'Literary Badass' Luis Alberto Urrea on His New Cross-Cultural Book

The San Diego-raised novelist draws from his own history for The House of Broken Angels
March 7, 2018

Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in March

A curated list of this month's top reads
March 5, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: March 2018

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

Letter from the Editor: Right at Home in San Diego

Senior editor Archana Ram dishes on the March issue of San Diego Magazine
February 23, 2018

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Shows Off His Storytelling Skills at PLNU

The athlete turned author will share stories from on and off the court during this month’s Writer’s Symposium by the Sea
February 13, 2018

Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in February

A curated list of this month's top reads
February 1, 2018

'Dirty Dancing' Takes on San Diego

The Civic Theatre brings the beloved film to life on stage
January 31, 2018

San Diego Events Calendar: February 2018

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

La Jolla Playhouse's 'The Cake' Tackles a Timely Topic

The writer and producer behind hit TV show This is Us brings a sticky subject to the stage
January 29, 2018

February Is Museum Month in San Diego

More than 40 institutions will partake in the annual event and offer reduced admission
January 26, 2018

Letter from the Editor: New Year, New Travels

Senior editor Archana Ram dishes on the February issue of San Diego Magazine
January 26, 2018

A Family Afar: Seattle Is So San Diego

From the far ends of the West Coast, the two cities are strikingly similar
January 9, 2018
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