Weekly buzz (Aug. 5-9)
CRSSD creators reveal new house music festival in San Diego
Another music festival is bound to attract the masses here in San Diego. Yep, the San Diego-based producers who made CRSSD Festival happen at Waterfront Park are now debuting a brand new fest. The festival, GROUNDWATER, will be held at the Park at the Park, at Petco Park. The two-day festival will mainly be home to house music and will feature Disclosure at this year’s event, on Oct. 29 and 30. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday at crssd.com for $54 for a two-day pass.
San Diego High School student honored at White House
Sixteen-year-old Maya Salameh and four other high school students from across the nation have been selected as the 2016 National Poets. The program, created by the Obama administration, honors poets from various areas across the country who excel in poetry. The students then spend a year doing community service projects, taking poetry classes and attending art festivals. Maya wrote a poem addressing, “terrorists, skyjackers, lifejackers and otherwise-flavored peddlers of sacred hearsay” in her eloquent poem. Nice job, Maya! You can read her full poem here.
Maya Salameh of San Diego named national student poet