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Live Review & Photos: Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, July 11, 2014 at Humphreys


Ringo Starr at Humphreys San Diego

The funny one made a point to please his fans



Film Review: Boyhood


Boyhood

Richard Linklater’s lyrical new film speaks to the child in all of us



Live Review and Photos: Wye Oak and Pattern is Movement at the Belly Up, July 9, 2014


Wye Oak at the Belly Up, 2014

Two duos thrilled a Solana Beach crowd



Live Review & Photos: Sarah McLachlan at Humphreys, June 29, 2014


Sarah McLachlan

The Humphreys crowd hailed the queen of ’90s rock ballads



Film Review: Life Itself


Life Itself

A new documentary profiles the life of Roger Ebert



Live Review and Photos: Owl John at the Casbah, June 18, 2014


Owl John by Sylvia Borgo

The Frightened Rabbit singer played an intimate, hilarious show in San Diego



Live Review & Photos: Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang and Reformed Whores at the Belly Up, June 12, 2014


Les Claypool's Duo de Twang

The Primus bassist brought his side project to Solana Beach



Film Review: The Dance of Reality


Dance of Reality

‘The Dance of Reality’ marks the return of a surrealist favorite



Live Review and Photos: Guided By Voices and Bobby Bare, Jr. at the Belly Up, June 14, 2014


Robert Pollard

Two great bands played the Belly Up on Saturday



Live Review & Photos: Little Hurricane at House of Blues, June 7, 2014


Little Hurricane

The blues-rock duo concluded its U.S. tour in San Diego



Live Review & Photos: Ben Ottewell and Buddy at House of Blues San Diego, May 30, 2014


Ben Ottewell

The two songwriters played House of Blues’ Delta Room in May



Live Review: The Donkeys at the Irenic, June 6, 2014


The Donkeys

The Donkeys were joined by John Meeks, Octa#grape, and Extra Classic



Film Review: We Are the Best!


We Are the Best

Lukas Moodysson’s film is an ode to adolescence and punk



Film Review: The Signal


The Signal

The new film from William Eubank mixes genres with mixed results



Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow


Edge of Tomorrow

Tom Cruise returns with a sci-fi take on ‘Groundhog Day’



Live Photos: X-Fest, May 30, 2014 at Sleep Train Amphitheater


X-Fest

Bands old and new made this year’s fest a success



Film Review: Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia


Gore Vidal

A new film lets the quotable commentator speak for himself



Live Review: First Aid Kit and Willy Mason at El Rey (LA), May 28, 2014


First Aid Kit

The Swedish sisters kept the Gram Parsons legacy alive in LA



Film Review: A Million Ways to Die in the West


A Million Ways to Die in the West

Seth MacFarlane’s sharpshooting satire hits more than it misses



Live Photos and Interview: Nathaniel Rateliff at the Soda Bar, May 23, 2014


Photo by Sylvia Borgo

The Colorado songwriter brought his band to San Diego



Film Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past


X-Men Days of Future Past

The latest X-Men film atones for the franchise’s own checkered past



Live Review: Damien Jurado at the Casbah, May 19, 2014


Damien Jurado

A solo Damien Jurado brought a taste of Seattle to San Diego



Film Review: Godzilla (2014)


Godzilla 2014

The new Godzilla succeeds where previous versions failed



Live Review & Photos: The Heavy Guilt, Hit Dog Hollar, and Neighbors to the North at CityBeat Festival of Beers, April 19, 2014


The Heavy Guilt by Alex Matthews

CityBeat’s annual event celebrated craft beers and great music