Weekend Preview: Food, Wine, And Music
Plus Learn How To Be A Match
The coming week is filled with food, wine, and music, and here to tell us what's worth seeking out are Kinsee Morlan, arts and entertainment editor at CityBeat, and Peter Holslin, music editor at CityBeat.
The San Diego Wine and Food Festival is underway and runs through Sunday. Saturday serves up The Grand Tasting Event with The Nathan James Trio and Christopher Dale Trio performing. Plus a Mixologist after party Saturday night. Check out Kinsee Morlan's column Cocktail Tales.
Tonight, indie-rock icon Bob Mould, former singer and guitarist of Husker Du and Sugar, will read from his recently published autobiography, "See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody," and also perform at The Casbah. And on Friday it's DJ Bob Mould, DJ Rich Morel and Blowoff at The Casbah.
The first round of chemo didn’t work for former CityBeat contributor Kia Bowman Momtazi, a young Persian-American woman recently diagnosed with lymphoma. Tonight's event at Tiger! Tiger! is a benefit for her and an attempt to raise awareness about Be the Match, the national bone-marrow registry. Tiger!Tiger! is located at 3025 El Cajon Blvd., and the event is tonight from from 5 to 10pm. A portion of proceeds will benefit Be the Match.
Radical New York rapper Immortal Technique is enthusiastic about Occupy Wall Street, and his music reflects his strong political beliefs. Immortal Technique plays Porter's Pub at UCSD on Saturday night. Here's his song "Bin Laden" that boasts the refrain "Bush Knocked Down the Towers." (LANGUAGE WARNING)
Art of War is a battle between three local art crews for top honors in creativity, speed, and originality. Live music, gallery show, and food trucks will also be at the event. It runs 7pm to 10pm on Monday, November 21 at The Moniker Warehouse.
Brooklyn's Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings play vintage soul that harkens back to the 60s and 70s. Jones is a former Rikers Island prison guard with an incredible voice. Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings will be at the House of Blues on Monday. Here's a song from her latest album.
Kinsee Morlan is the arts and entertainment editor at San Diego CityBeat.
Peter Holslin is music editor at San Diego CityBeat.