Stories by Jocelyn Maggard
To balance San Diego's budget this year, it was proposed to cut neighborhood branch library hours in half. City lawmakers introduced plans to restore the hours and saving libraries became a rallying cry. Eventually, the deep cuts were blocked. We discuss whether this is a recognition of the continuing importance, even in our digital age.
You can learn how to eat some mighty fine oysters, walk a mile in high-heeled shoes and get a taste of some of downtown San Diego trendiest restaurants, this weekend in San Diego. Those events and more are the subject of our Weekend Preview.
You can learn how to eat some mighty fine oysters, walk a mile in high-heeled shoes and get a taste of some of downtown San Diego trendiest restaurants, this weekend in San Diego.
It's Thursday which means it's time to begin planning your weekend. We want to help. If you want to know more about Steampunks, there's a stylish convention in town. Or if you want to enjoy some Cajun music by the bay, we have a festival to recommend. Joining us with their suggestions are Nina Garin and Rosey Bystrak.
Public radio fans may not recognize the name BJ Leiderman (unless they listen closely to credits!), but they likely know his work. Leiderman composed the music that launches NPR shows like "Morning Edition," "Car Talk," and "Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me." Leiderman is in town for a concert produced by Orchestra Nova.
Music, dance and craft beer...we've got the makings of the great weekend preview today...and we'll even throw in a bit of a brough-ha-ha over large nude paintings.
New restaurants around town and new activities: from daily art assignments to dodgeball. Get ready to have your tastebuds tickled and your interest piqued in today's edition of the weekend preview.
2011 is here and the music and arts scene in San Diego is off to a strong start. We'll talk with two writers for San Diego CityBeat about what they recommend for your weekend itinerary.