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May 25 2016
It takes three U.S. Border Patrol agents to unlock the gate and pry open its salt-eroded door. Holding her 10-year-old daughter Yvette’s hand, Castañon walks nervously across the dirt and...
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May 10 2016
Lynn Susholtz proudly looks around the garden and communal area of Art Produce, an art gallery and multi-use building in North Park
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April 26 2016
It's surprising, at first, to hear Amanda Cachia emphasize she's part of a disabled class. Sure, she's a little person, but by no means does this seem to disable her. She has a brilliant mind, functioning...
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April 20 2016
When it comes to art-heady, psychedelic art, we like to think there's something for everyone. Whether you're a pale metalhead or a tanned surfer, a comic book geek or a steampunk burner, the artists below...
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April 13 2016
San Diego native Lalo Alcaraz has always had a tendency to cross the line. Early on he drew political cartoons at The Daily Aztec. His recent foray into animation is as a cowriter on the Fox animated series,...
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March 23 2016
Everybody’s angry. I’m angry, you’re angry, your dog’s angry—angry, angry, angry. The media pundits cite this rage for the popularity of both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders,...
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March 7 2016
There's a story behind each and every one of the hundreds, maybe thousands, of pieces of art Walter Pomeroy has hanging in his house
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Feb. 24 2016
The art of video is alive and well. The culture of social media and online interactivity has already moved well beyond the still image and into the instantly shared, often live-streamed video
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Feb. 17 2016
Looking back on the life of William Newport Goodell, one could get a sense that he gave up. I mean, who could blame him? What artist hasn’t thought about hanging it up at some point?
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Jan. 26 2016
"What are we even waiting for?" a 20-something hipster asked his friends. He'd likely never seen a line this long for an art show, much less a line that curved around the block. I counted 60 or more people
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Jan. 13 2016
For those unfamiliar with what a zine is, here’s a quick primer: Short for fanzines, most people agree zines began as self-published compilations of science-fiction writing. It was around the late...
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Dec. 29 2015
Supporting local arts should always be part of our New Year's resolutions, but many people don't know where to start. We asked more than 60 curators, artists, gallery owners and local players: in 16 words...
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Dec. 1 2015
Just before my interview with local party promoter MayStar, she texts to ask me if she should wear makeup. It strikes me as an odd question even from someone like her. That is, someone who has spent m
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Nov. 27 2015
The legendary director and provocateur talks to CityBeat about surviving Christmas, his humble beginnings and what books to give for the holidays
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Nov. 18 2015
"Beliz! Beliz!" They love Beliz Iristay at the Rancho el Faro Orphanage in Baja California. She's in the cafeteria being bombarded from all directions
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Nov. 11 2015
Filled with audio tapes, exploitative books and movies, survivors’ personal reflections, artwork and photos, the exhibit at SDSU is an attempt to explain the Peoples Temple to the world, and also...
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Nov. 3 2015
In mid-October a 23-year-old man was shot in the face in an apparent drive-by shooting at the southwest corner of Euclid and Imperial avenues. It was a bloody crime scene. Just two days later, however,...
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Oct. 28 2015
Scary websites are a dime a dozen these days, but The Lineup shows real promise. The recently launched site offers well-curated listicles, such as “5 Freaky New Horror Movies” or “15...
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Oct. 20 2015
Julian Duval isn’t your typical president and CEO. During an interview at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas, he wasn’t sitting behind a desk or mulling over finance reports. Rather,...
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Oct. 6 2015
Airbnb causes cancer! Well, not really, but the vilification of short-term rental companies, such as Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway, has become so heated that a comment like that doesn't seem unima

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