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Sept. 16 2015
Instagram is one of the best marketing and branding tools visual artists have today. That's not a novel thesis, but some artists are better at Instagram than others. Some artists don't post enough. Some...
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Sept. 1 2015
Wet-plate photography is difficult. Anton Orlov has done it enough, though, that most of the time his photographs turn out beautifully
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Aug. 25 2015
Yolanda Varona is kneeling next to her bed, flipping through her weathered diary. It's filled with her hopes, pains and frustrations, poured from her heart to the page
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Aug. 18 2015
It's only three weeks from opening night when Gercke and John's new nonprofit theater company, Backyard Renaissance, will debut with a production of Jez Butterworth's bittersweet Parlour Song
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Aug. 12 2015
Stevens is the driving force behind San Diego's growing van subculture. Widely known as DJ Greyboy, a musician and deejay who's traveled the world playing music, he's also becoming one of the most recognizable...
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July 28 2015
Inocente recently turned 21, but she's been doing adult-like things far longer. The intimate details of her difficult childhood are divulged in Inocente, a 40-minute documentary by filmmakers Sean...
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July 21 2015
Things have changed dramatically for this small block of Logan Avenue over the last few years. The arts spaces have attracted small businesses and, thanks largely to the ongoing Barrio Art Crawl events...
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July 14 2015
"Where's my penis?" That's the question three-year-old Arielle Zelkind kept asking while potty training. "I told her that she didn't have one because she's a girl," says mom, Edit Zelkind. "She told me...
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July 8 2015
Comic-Con is certainly great, but getting a badge for the annual nerd mecca has become somewhat of a "promise us your first born"-type undertaking. One thing that's been great about Con becoming...
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July 8 2015
Everyone should be able to pick up comic-book making by tomorrow. So says Patrick Yurick, the San Diego artist and educator behind MakingComics.com, a project that provides free comicbook-making materials...
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June 30 2015
Kathleen Mitchell pinned up her long hair, put on goggles and other protective gear and stepped up to her lathe, a beastly vintage German-made machine used for polishing, engraving and texturing. She leaned...
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June 15 2015
San Diegan Ana Bermudez has what she refers to as "a personal problem." And she's hoping her personal problem becomes your personal problem, too.
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June 9 2015
Hemlock, a poisonous herb in the parsley family, is fatal. According to medical experts, the death is drawn out with painful convulsive gasping. Putting it in a tea probably won't do the job.
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June 2 2015
Daniel Peña was in a rut. The Chula Vista-raised photographer and video artist had moved to Tijuana a year and a half ago, but quickly became depressed
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May 26 2015
It's a ritual restaurant diners experience regularly: The bill arrives and it's time to calculate the tip. But how? Should it be 10, 15 or 20 percent? And a percentage on what: Before or after tax? What...
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May 12 2015
Curry was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, or MS, an unpredictable disease that affects the central nervous system, disrupting the flow of information between the body and the brain
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May 5 2015
For voracious readers: It's been a turbulent time in the journalism business. Newspapers closing, or slashing staff, has been the norm for the last decade or so
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April 28 2015
Under a bridge near the Tijuana River, Carlos lay in a puddle of his own piss and shit. He was emaciated, too weak to sit up, and his friends said he'd been severely jaundiced in the days prior
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April 21 2015
The International Society of Near Death Studies meets across the parking lot from the County Psychiatric Hospital, inside the Health and Human Services building
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April 6 2015
There are layers upon layers when it comes to the figurative works of Helen Redman. So many stories, so many voices.

Calendar

  • Visit one of the 70 participating restaurants, bars, coffeehouses and nightclubs in town on this night and 25 to 50 percent of sales will go to local HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs. 
  • Anthony Bernal and Chris Ward, who are vying to replace Todd Gloria on the San Diego City Council, will discuss urban issues, such as parking, homelessness and new developments
  • The new exhibition designed by Dave Ghilarducci is made from hundreds of rolls of packing tape and bound together by layers of plastic shrink-wrap. Visitors can navigate their way through cocoon-like passageways...
  • 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...
  • The San Diego County Bike Coalition hosts this monthly bike-in happy hour event to get biking residents involved in their communities and discuss bike projects planned for that specific community
  • 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...
  • So Say We All's monthly storytelling night features stories about those jobs we took because we had to take a job. Featured readers include Allison Gauss, Annmarie Houghtailing, Cecile Estelle, and more
  • Artists from the all-abstracts group show will talk about their work and techniques. Artists include Edwin Nutting, Danielle Nelisse, Leah Pantea, Lenore Simon, and more
See all events on Thursday, Apr 28