Posts Tagged ‘San Diego’

We’re still here! February 2012 issue of NUG hits the streets!

We’re still here! February 2012 issue of NUG hits the streets!
Welcome to the February issue of NUG Magazine, San Diego’s Original Cannabis Publication, and from the looks of things – the ONLY one left! As I stated last month, it has been a tough couple of months for the San Diego medical cannabis community. The raids last month on multiple collectives...
February 1st, 2012 | Featured, News | Read More

The Expendables Ticket Giveaway!

The Expendables Ticket Giveaway!
That’s right we are giving away a few pairs of tickets to see The Expendables in San Diego, CA! How can you win? It’s simple “Like” our FB page & Follow us on twitter.com/nugmag and on our FB Page we uploaded the poster… and just Like the poster! You can even comment...
January 31st, 2012 | Featured, News | Read More

Perpetual Motion: Aaron Sokol

Perpetual Motion: Aaron Sokol
By: Aaron Evans BANG! The starting gun has sounded. The real race has just begun. Ladies and gentlemen, I hope you didn’t place your bets early, for there’s a new contestant in the competition, and the odds have just been changed. This month’s featured artisan, Aaron Sokol, isn’t...
January 13th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

San Diego Performing Arts Portal January 2012

San Diego Performing Arts Portal January 2012
By Marc Emmelmann Time is of the essence, running January 7 -15 is the evocative play Spring Awakening, a modern adaptation with alternative rock and other symphonic and soothing musical sounds. Late 19th century Germany may be somewhat similar to modern times for young people figuring out their sexuality...
January 11th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

420•LTD™ Apparel

420•LTD™ Apparel
Tell us about 420•LTD™ Apparel. 420•LTD™ apparel is everything street about the 420 lifestyle, a premium clothing brand for the Cali way of life with a focus on the 420 subculture. 420•LTD™ represents the hustle, lifestyle, and culture of California or as how we like...
January 11th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

Patient Profile: RobZilla

By: Pamela Jayne If you have never had a personal experience with cancer, count your lucky stars, but don’t hold your breath, because chances are, you or someone you love will eventually be sidelined by this wretched disease, be it directly or indirectly. This month I met and had an enlightening...
January 9th, 2012 | Misc | Read More

How’d The Show Go? Lee “Scratch” Perry show


How’d The Show Go? Lee “Scratch” Perry show

By: SD Liz On December 9th, Irie Nation generously took NUG Magazine and guests to see legendary Lee “Scratch” Perry play at the 4th & B in Downtown, San Diego. Bringing original dub style, The Upsetter played some irie music for a nice crowd; those who obviously enjoy roots/dub reggae...
January 7th, 2012 | Featured, Music | Read More

Artist Spotlight: Mario Torero

Artist Spotlight: Mario Torero
By Jed Sanders “Chicano Legacy 40 años”, glass/mosaic mural at UCSD Peterson Hall (2011) Mario Acevedo Torero pushes art beyond the level of a tangible commodity and employs it to build community, beautify surroundings, enrich lives, and encourage understanding. Born in Lima, Peru in 1947,...
January 6th, 2012 | Art, Featured | Read More

Wild Style Hip Hop


Wild Style Hip Hop

By: Aaron Evans       Last month, while introducing my new series in NUG, I chose to title the piece by posing a question rather than making a statement, “What is Hip Hop?” Being that hip hop is a melting pot of multiple forms of self-expression, it seemed logical to approach...
January 4th, 2012 | Featured, Hip Hop, Music | Read More

Happy New Year from NUG!

Happy New Year from NUG!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thanks for picking up another issue of NUG Magazine. 2011 was an up and down rollercoaster ride in the cannabis community and, unfortunately, ended on quite a downturn. But as I always say, “2 steps forward and 1 step back is still 1 step forward!” When I think back over the...
January 4th, 2012 | Featured, News | Read More

Food Truck Chronicles: A Scrumptious, Sugary Overdose with Sweet Treats

Food Truck Chronicles: A Scrumptious, Sugary Overdose with Sweet Treats
Article & Photos By: Esther Rubio-Sheffrey Food trucks serve up a variety of cuisines throughout San Diego, but for a truly delicious array of desserts, there is only one food truck – Sweet Treats. A veteran truck, Sweet Treats has been bringing smiles to people’s faces one lick at...
January 3rd, 2012 | Featured | Read More

Phat Reggae Dub

Phat Reggae Dub
By: M.J. Smith Ahhh, the sounds of sweet youth…Phat Reggae Dub reminds me of my teenage years, “Cause there’s no where I’d rather be, chillin’ with my friends in the city by the sea.” Oh how I long for life to be that simple again…Not to say that their music...
December 29th, 2011 | Featured, Music | Read More

How’d The Show Go? Fortunate Youth

How’d The Show Go? Fortunate Youth
By: SD Liz Fortunate Youth is a band from the South Bay of Los Angeles, California. Their music consists of roots reggae pumped up with astounding energy and great lyrics, which makes them hard to miss at any show. The band recently traveled south to Mission Beach, San Diego to headline a Polynesian...
December 20th, 2011 | Featured, Music | Read More

ART ROCKS! Swendoza and the Art Rocks! Radio

ART ROCKS! Swendoza and the Art Rocks! Radio
By Jed Sanders. Swendoza is the one and only “Chanter of Personality”. Every Wednesday night, he broadcasts live from “Bordertown USA” with wsRadio.com on the world-famous Art Rocks! Radio program. His media coverage of the local arts and culture here in San Diego has spanned...
December 20th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

Local Business Spotlight: THREAD: Clothing & Accessories

Local Business Spotlight: THREAD: Clothing & Accessories
By: Antoinette Duenas I’m sure most women out there would agree that if given the opportunity, we would gladly accept the power to snap our fingers and have the perfect one-of-a-kind outfit appear right before our eyes.  Lucky for us, unlike most major department stores, Thread has a great...
December 19th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

Slightly Stoopid Swag Bag Giveaway & Tickets to the show in San Diego 1/13/12

Slightly Stoopid Swag Bag Giveaway & Tickets to the show in San Diego 1/13/12
Yep you heard right! We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Slightly Stoopid, The Aggrolites, & Perro Bravo Jan. 13, 2012 at SOMA in San Diego! But that’s not all! The winner will also receive 2 swag bags with 2 Slightly Stoopid CDs, 2 Lighters, 2 Shot Glasses, and stickers! Now all you...
December 15th, 2011 | Featured, Music | Read More

The State of Medical Cannabis in San Diego: More Patients than Patience

By: Pamela Jayne Disclaimer: This was written in a state of raw emotion in reaction to the U.S. Attorney and the Department of Justice’s decision to shit on the rights of medical cannabis patients and providers. The following words are neither eloquent nor offensive, but true. And like my Mom...
December 14th, 2011 | Misc | Read More

A conference of peacemakers in the world war on drugs

A conference of peacemakers in the world war on drugs
By Dion Markgraaff The 2011 International Drug Policy Reform Conference held in downtown Los Angles this past November was the biggest and best meeting of freedom fighters in this epic ongoing “war on drugs.” The bi-annual gathering of peacemakers in this war came together for three days...
December 8th, 2011 | Activism, Featured | Read More

Food Truck Chronicles: Asian Fusion Tabe BBQ Style

Food Truck Chronicles: Asian Fusion Tabe BBQ Style
Article & Photos By: Esther Rubio-Sheffrey San Diegans are accustomed to menus that fuse together the culinary flavors of different cultures in order to create unique variations of standard favorites. With the Tabe BBQ Food Truck, chefs have perfected the fusion of Korean and Mexican cuisine with...
December 7th, 2011 | Featured, San Diego | Read More

Death Crisis

Death Crisis
TOTD 01 6 song self titled debut 7″ Too Old To Die Records http://deathcrisis.com Six songs that clock in at just under eight minutes. This is the envelope of hardcore punk pushed in a direction of pandemoneous hooks, rhythms, and growls, that Death Crisis command with authority and contempt. Manic,...
December 2nd, 2011 | Featured, Music | Read More
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