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March 10 2015
As the director of programming for both KPBS radio and television, John Decker is the guy to either blame or thank for switching up your local public-media-consumption routine
March 3 2015
Standing in the central courtyard of the new North Park Post Office Lofts mixed-use development, the scene is reminiscent of M.C. Escher's famed "Relativity" print depicting several zigzagging sets of...
Feb. 24 2015
Gaidi Finnie's the chief operating officer at Bayview Baptist Church, but he has a long background in the arts. He spent a few years at a fine-art gallery in La Jolla before moving to the Museum of Photographic...
Feb. 17 2015
Hatsune Miku, a so-called "vocaloid"a character that personifies vocal-singing synthesizer softwareisn't just a representation of one person or even the company, Crypton Future Media, that created her....
Feb. 3 2015
It seems to be an exciting time for the San Diego standup and improv scene. Egan points out that when he first started, there was only one major comedy club and maybe a few coffeehouse open-mics that welcomed...
Jan. 27 2015
Death café, according to deathcafe.com, is a discussion group where the only topic is death; no agenda, objectives or themes. It is not a grief support or counseling session. At a Death Café,...
Jan. 23 2015
Last week, dozens of people lined up outside the University Art Gallery at UCSD. Some mightve been there to experience Marina Abramovi?s rough draft of an audio installation she created with science-fiction...
Jan. 14 2015
Greenfield hasnt showered since April 20, 2013he doesnt want to waste water, so he swims in the ocean instead. Hes almost always barefoot and often clad in outdoor clothing by Patagonia, a company thats...
Jan. 7 2015
After the announcement last March that Balboa Park Celebration Inc. (BPCI), the nonprofit group charged with organizing the centennial, was disbanding and handing the reins to the city after burning through...
Dec. 29 2014
For this look back at the most compelling art and exhibitions in San Diego during the last year, I asked a handful of artists, curators and critics to do most of the heavy lifting. But I couldn't help...
Dec. 22 2014
Five men from the Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas (FORBS) recently set out on an important mission: Find the best location in San Diego for hosting their trade association's 22nd Annual Santa Reunion
Dec. 10 2014
Nianda and Boyer have been screening The Nigga Project Experience and hosting community discussions at barbecue restaurants, hair salons, libraries and community centers throughout southeastern...
Dec. 2 2014
Dana Springs, who twice in the past few years stepped out of her 12-year role as manager of the commissions public-art program to serve as the commissions interim director, was officially named the executive...
Nov. 19 2014
CityBeat staff recommends its current media obsessions, including pop culture, podcasts, books, web series, and apps
Nov. 12 2014
Diana Duvals eccentricities abound. She embodies her art and wears only red and blackmostly clothes and quirky hats she designs and fabricates herself.
Nov. 5 2014
In the basement of a former maternity hospital thats now a spacious live/ work studio situated in a Tijuana hillside neighborhood, artists César Vázquez and Claudia Ramírez...
Oct. 28 2014
Who has the time or motivation to seek out those rare, esoteric or obscure picks? As a product of Internet culture, if a movie's not readily available with a click of a button (or a nesting in the trusty...
Oct. 14 2014
The Historical Association lives on, collecting, preserving and sharing more than 160 years of SDPD memorabilia through its museum and extensive website
Oct. 8 2014
Geoffrey Cunningham saw the Oceanside Museum of Arts Exploring Engagement artists-in-residence series as an opportunity to finally interact with the military men and women he sees every day
Oct. 1 2014
Parklets are loosely defined as small, outdoor seating areas that often take over one or two existing parking spots, temporarily reclaiming the space for pedestrians and improving the aesthetics and streetscape...

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