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Theater Review: “The Happiest Place on Earth”

“The Happiest Place on Earth” plays through April 15, 2018 at Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Boulevard, University Heights.

Have you ever expected to find happiness at Disneyland? I haven’t, but playwright Philip Dawkins’ solo piece “The Happiest Place on Earth” describes how his family, crippled by grief in 1963 at the sudden death of family patriarch Philip Eakins (a beloved Albuquerque sportscaster), used a family visit to Disneyland to dull the pain, if not to dispense happiness.

A brief conversation with Vanessa Vanjie Mateo

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo was the first to sashay away on this historic season of "Drag Race."

This year RuPaul’s Drag Race reached a milestone most series fail to accomplish, and that is to have lasted 10 seasons. And each year seems to be gaining even more viewers than the last.

So, to be a contestant on this historic moment in television history is something to be proud of. Still, no one wants to be the first queen on the chopping block, or worse sent home.

Theater Review: “A Jewish Joke"

“A Jewish Joke” plays through April 8, 2018, at Moxie Theatre, 6663 El Cajon Blvd.

The trajectory of a life can change on a dime – or, in the case of Bernie Lutz, on a mere suspicion.

Pence book gets LGBT parody and it hops to #1

A Day In the Life Of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss.

For those who may have missed it, Vice President Mike Pence’s daughter released a children’s book this week about his family’s pet bunny, it’s called Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President.

The book chronicles the life of the Pence family pet, now a celebrity who has been to White House events, flown on Air Force 2 and even has a popular Instagram account.

Unique Italian eatery "Maestoso" opens in Hillcrest

Maestoso is located at 1040 University Ave Ste. B 101 San Diego.

The culinary diversity led by world-class chefs continues to grow in Hillcrest as the long-awaited chef-to-table, Italian eatery Maestoso opened on Monday, March 5, at The Hub. The restaurant has taken over the former Napizza location.

Get Out at the Opera for 'Florencia en el Amazonas'

Out at the Opera is on Friday, March 23 at the San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd Avenue and B Street, Downtown San Diego.

The San Diego Opera is one of the most widely respected members of the international opera community.

And on Friday, March 23 you can join fellow San Diegans for a performance of Florencia en el Amazonas at the Out at the Opera event. This includes a pre-opera mix and mingle reception along with your tickets.