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By on Nov 9, 2012 in See

Soul and R&B singer-songwriter GOAPELE MOHLABANE’s music mixes neo-soul, trip-hop, lieder and jazz. In addition to her solo work, she has collaborated with rap/hip hop icons E-40, Clyde Carson and Mos Def. “Goapele” means to move forward in Setswana, a Southern African language. In 2002 she and her family formed Skyblaze Recordings, an independent music label. She released her first nationally distributed album, Even Closer with Hieroglyphics Imperium Recordings and her music was part of the soundtrack to the movie Honey. In 2004, Columbia Records/Sony Music Entertainment Records acquired Skyblaze Recordings and re-released her first album. Even Closer reached #24 on the Billboard Charts for Top Independent Albums. Her second album, Change It All, was released December 2005. On September 14, 2006, the Ella Baker Center honored Goapele with the Human Rights Cultural Hero Award during the Center’s 10th...

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Anthology – Live Music and Dinner Venue

By on Aug 22, 2012 in Eat, See

If you’re looking for a live music and fine dining venue look no further than Anthology located in Little Italy. Framed quotes and paintings of famous artists who’ve inspired many decorate the venue. The inviting atmosphere makes this a great spot for a date, business meeting, or night out with friends. The layout allows the acoustics to be equally desirable regardless of where you sit, making it a great place to view your favorite artist and also discover new talent. There’s nothing more inspirational than a good live show, the atmosphere, audio, and lighting are integral parts of that experience and Anthology does a good job of bringing these elements together. The entertainers also appear on a screen behind them displaying different viewing angles so you don’t miss a thing. If you’re not interested in watching a show but want...

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Salvador Santana at Anthology in San Diego

By on Aug 22, 2012 in See

Salvador Santana began playing the drums at age three-sitting on his father’s lap, controlling the snare and tom, as his father worked the hi-hat and kick drum-but his true love was discovered when he began taking piano lessons when he was six. Later, he studied at San Francisco’s heralded School of the Arts before attending Cal Arts in Valencia, CA. His education, passion and lineage have turned Santana into a monster on the keys. Music truly thrives in his veins. His maternal grandfather was blues pioneer Saunders King and his paternal grandfather was the internationally celebrated violinist and mariachi bandleader Jose Santana. And, of course, his father is 10X Grammy-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Carlos Santana…who’s also a frequent collaborator (Salvador co-wrote “El Farol” from 1999′s smash album Supernatural). Read more at his...

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