SAN DIEGO — Good music is not dead. If it were, then the annual San Diego Indie Music Fest would not continue to grow and amass a legion of supporters.
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SAN DIEGO — Thanks to “Borat,” the glorious nation of Kazakhstan emerged from a bundle of obscure central Asian countries to a popular one that many moviegoers could pronounce, maybe even identify on a map. Too bad the Foreign Ministry threatened to sue star Sacha Baron Cohen for his “derogatory” depiction of the state after his social experiment hit theaters.
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SAN DIEGO — Hair-pulling, face-slapping and downright bitchiness make for an epic catfight — and almost everyone secretly enjoys watching one. Joan Collins and Linda Evans know this all too well. In the 1980s, the duo sent television ratings soaring as “Dynasty’s” glamorous rivals — Alexis and Krystal Carrington. Now they have reunited for “Legends!,” Tony Award-winning author James Kirkwood’s classic catfight comedy that centers on two somewhat desperate and waning movie stars named Sylvia (played by Collins) and Leatrice (played by Evans).
SAN DIEGO – Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Cher, Neil Diamond and Rod Stewart all have one thing in common: People like to impersonate them. While many fail miserably, there are a select few, including California-born identical twin brothers Anthony and Eddie Edwards, who have become famous in their own right by portraying legendary celebrities so well.
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SAN DIEGO – ‘Tis the season to overeat and get your annual “Nutcracker” fix. Four venues will play host to this holiday classic.
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SAN DIEGO — Restaurateurs David and Lesley Cohn know that for food lovers, Fifth Avenue in the Gaslamp Quarter has become one stop on a journey to gustatory bliss. That’s why the husband-and-wife team that heads the Cohn Restaurant Group has invested so much into downtown’s celebrated strip.
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CARLSBAD — A habit of reading the sports page every morning and a love for skiing and fishing are what make Richard Heckmann a self-proclaimed sports nut. More than 20 years of pursuing a career devoted to business is what affords him a living.
Read: K2 Chief Executive Clambers Up the Slippery Slope of Sporting Goods Manufacturing
SAN DIEGO — When Thomas J. Warwick Jr. reflects on his career as one of San Diego County’s leading criminal defense lawyers, a particular emotion weaves its way through the conversation: reserved passion.
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SAN DIEGO — Walking alongside Sami Ladeki is akin to sharing space with a local celebrity. The moment the restaurateur enters the patio of Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza on a Monday afternoon, a table of four greet him. Minutes later a woman walks by, pats his shoulder and exclaims she knew “this guy” before the first Sammy’s opened on Draper Avenue and Pearl Street in La Jolla 16 years ago.
Read: Pizza, High-End Dining Guru Reveals What It Takes to Stay on Top
ENCINITAS — For the masterminds behind watch retailer Nixon, time is — literally — money. But nine years ago when Chief Executive/President Andy Laats and Marketing Director Chad DiNenna began formulating their business plan, profit wasn’t necessarily the primary objective.
Read: Two Stoked Minds, One Successful Enterprise