rapture
May 3 2016
Rapture, Blister Burn, the closing show of San Diego Rep's 40th season, is a schizophrenic marathon of a play (written by Gina Gionfriddo) that zigzags between feminist manifesto and soap opera of th
TheNiceGuys
May 3 2016
Since the mid-1970s, blusterous big budget Hollywood films have dominated the hotter months of the calendar year. Millions of marketing dollars are spent selling these titanic products (sometimes year
captamerica
May 3 2016
April and the Extraordinary World: A young girl and her cat embark on an adventure through Paris in this animated Sci-fi feature from France. Screens through Thursday, May 12, at the Digital Gym Cinema...
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May 3 2016
Peter Nelson ScheidtPhoto by Yvonne Mouser In this semi-regular column, we profile local crafters whose wares we love. When the recipients of the San Diego Art Prize were announced recently, Pete
Rod1
May 3 2016
"People are shocked in ways that they don't expect to be," says Rodney "Rod" Rodriguez. "They expect to hear tragic stories of people dying and that's happened, but you're not going to hear those stories...
constellations11_web
April 27 2016
Relationships are complicated enough without the moments of high drama recurring over and over, and not always in the same way. But in the “multiverse” explained by physicist Marianne, the...
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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 26 2016
"To be honest, I don't even know what we're going to do," says Josh Pavlick as he glances over the piles of posters, art work and random memorabilia he and curator Mindy Solis are sorting through in the...
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April 26 2016
"They're just trying to clear a hurdle as far as I know and they could care less about what the murals and the theater mean to the citizens of San Diego," says Bill Coons, executive director of the Save...
keanu
April 26 2016
San Diego Asian Film Festival showcases 14 film programs from 10 countries including the opening night presentation of The Music of Strangers, a documentary about Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble
Joachim
April 26 2016
Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Trier has a knack for tackling difficult subject matter with a delicate touch. His first two films—Reprise and Oslo, August 31st—are intimate dramas about confused...
citiesiveneverlivedin
April 25 2016
Sara Majka upends these stereotypes in her haunting collection of linked short stories, Cities I've Never Lived In, published by Graywolf earlier this year
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April 20 2016
Way Downriver could have been ponderous and biblically symbolic, in the way that so many scholars view Faulkner’s original story
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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 19 2016
In this semi-regular department, we ask some of our favorite local artists and curators what new shows or artists are worth checking out
jamesbrown
April 19 2016
Bread & Salt is huge. Due to its size, one could easily miss the bustle going on inside the former Cramer's Bakery factory in Logan Heights (1955 Julian Ave.)
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April 19 2016
In the trippy opening sequence of A Hologram for the King, Alan Clay (Tom Hanks) wakes up after having a surreal Talking Heads-infused dream about failure
TheInvitation
April 19 2016
Characters in Karyn Kusama's The Invitation often confuse mercy with mercilessness. Killing a wounded animal may be acceptable, but finishing off a wounded madman that's made your life a living hell?
bordertown_foxbroad
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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April 13 2016
The first-ever cover image showcasing the contents of a Well, That Was Awkward column was taken by Jessica Bradford (pictured), wife of CityBeat columnist and web editor Ryan Bradford

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