Oct. 17 2012 10:05 AM

Concert venues, film festivals, TV stations, and more

readerspoll

Best Art Framing

Art of Framing

Honorable mention: Ray Street Custom Framing, Aztec Graphics, Artistic Endeavors


Best Art Gallery

Noel-Baza Fine Art

Honorable mention: Subtext, Thumbprint, Alexander Salazar


Best Arts Event

Little Italy Artwalk

Honorable mention: Ray at Night, Art Around Adams, Artblock at Artlab


Best Bowling Alley

East Village Tavern

Honorable mention: Kearny Mesa Bowl, Parkway Bowl, Mira Mesa Bowl


Best Casino

Viejas

Honorable mention: Sycuan, Valley View, Barona


Best Coffeehouse With Live Music

Lestat's

Honorable mention: Claire de Lune, Java Joe's, Rebecca's


Best All-Ages Live Music Venue

Soma

Honorable mention: House of Blues, Che Café, Lestat's


Best Over-21 Live Music Venue

Belly Up

Honorable mention: The Casbah, Anthology, House of Blues


Best Concert Venue

Belly Up

Honorable mention: Humphreys by the Bay, House of Blues, The Casbah


Best Film Festival

Latino Film Festival

Honorable mention: Film Out San Diego Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival, San Diego Black Film Festival


Best Golf Course

Torrey Pines

Honorable mention: Balboa, Coronado, Steele Canyon


Best Live Theatre

Old Globe

Honorable mention: La Jolla Playhouse, Diversionary Theatre, Lamb's Players


Best Local Performing Arts Group

ArtPower! at UCSD

Honorable mention: California Ballet, Evoke Dance Theatre, San Diego Dance Theater


Best Local Music Blog

Owlandbear.com

Honorable mention: sddialedin. com, sandiegopunk.com, SoundDiego


Best Local Political Blog

Voice of San Diego


Best local Sports Blog

619 Sports


Best Local Movie Theater

Landmark Hillcrest

Honorable mention: Ken Cinema, Cineopolis, Cinema Under the Stars


Best Museum

San Diego Natural History Museum

Honorable mention: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Museum of Making Music, San Diego Museum of Art


Best Skateboard Park

Mission Valley YMCA

Honorable mention: OB Skate Park, Washington Street, Encinitas YMCA


Best San Diego Sports Team

San Diego Chargers

Honorable mention: San Diego Padres, San Diego Sockers, Tijuana Xolos


Best San Diego Pro Athlete

Phillip Rivers

Honorable mention: Chase Headley, Phil Mickelson, Rob Machado


Best San Diego Radio Personality

Robin Roth (91X)

Honorable mention: Halloran (91X), Dave Rickards (100.7), AJ Machado (103.7)


Best San Diego Radio Program

91X Loudspeaker

Honorable mention: KPBS Midday Edition, The Local 94/9, Brunch with Bob and Friends


Best San Diego Radio Station

KPBS

Honorable mention: 91X, Jazz 88, KPRI


Best San Diego TV Personality

Chrissy Russo (Fox 5)

Honorable mention: Sam the Cooking Guy, Michael Turko (KUSI), Reuben Galvan (San Diego 6)


Best TV News Station

KUSI

Honorable mention: NBC 7/39, KFMB 8, Fox 5


Best TV station

Fox 5

Honorable mention: NBC 7/39, KUSI, San Diego 6

Calendar

  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • The former local boy and creator of the highly influential blog, Advanced Style, will be signing and discussing his third book, Advanced Style: Older and Wiser, which features inspiring pictures and stories...
  • C.J. Chenier and Bonsoir Catin headline this annual Cajun inspired festival. Also enjoy 10,000 pounds of crawfish, dancing and cooking demonstrations. Held at Spanish Landing Park, across from the...
  • A Cinco de Mayo party featuring $2 tacos, cocktails and live music from Bostich+Fussible, Javiera Mena and Gepe
  • A spoken word showcase hosted by English instructor Karla Cordero and her City College students. There will also be a special reading from poet Mercedez Holtry, as well as an art and photography show....
  • Widely known as host of "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live and for his role in the Showtime dramedy Weeds, Kevin Nealon brings his unique humor back to the stand-up stage
  • New works from over a dozen UCSD undergraduate students. Participating artists include Charity Algarme, Richard Lin, Joseph Maas, Ignatius Nguyen, and more
  • This video art exhibition from UCSD MFA candidate Stefani Byrd features two installations that explore the themes of breath, mediation, and the nature of time. Takes place in the VAF Performance Space,...
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