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Going blind opened singer, guitarist’s eyes to music

At a cursory glance, Louisiana-based singer and guitarist Robert Finley is a textbook overnight success. The soul and blues man’s debut album, 2016’s Age Don’t Mean A Thing, caught the eye of Black Keys’ bandleader Dan Auerbach, and together, they released last year’s GOIN’ PLATINUM! on Auerbach’s...

  • Gray whale migration season in full swing

    Gray whale migration season in full swing

    With gray whale watching season in full swing, Mexico’s National Commission for Protected Natural Areas (CONANP) is reporting nearly 1,400 individuals in its latest survey of two key lagoons off the coast of Baja California Sur where the giant sea mammals come to breed and bear their young. In...

  • San Diego Symphony names Rafael Payare as its next music director

    San Diego Symphony names Rafael Payare as its next music director

    Internationally acclaimed conductor Rafael Payare has been named as the San Diego Symphony’s new music director.He has conducted some of the world’s leading orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.The 37-year-old Venezuela native...

  • ROVE launches monthly adventure speaker series

    ROVE launches monthly adventure speaker series

    San Diegans can trek along in Normal Heights and learn more from those out exploring the world.

  • Shaun White qualifies first in halfpipe, sends a message

    Shaun White qualifies first in halfpipe, sends a message

    You can’t win a halfpipe medal in the qualification round. You can’t lose one, though. There are only two runs – one less than in the final – and a field of 29 riders to chew up the pipe’s walls, this after the women’s finalists dug into them a few hours earlier. It becomes a test of nerves, in...

  • Chez Panisse founder featured at two events

    Chez Panisse founder featured at two events

    Alice Waters, founder of Berkeley’s famed Chez Panisse restaurant and a pioneer of the farm-to-table movement, will be in San Diego for back-to-back appearances on Feb. 25 and 26. As the latest guest author in the Good Earth/Great Chefs series, she will sign copies of her new memoir, “Coming To...

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