mercedesholtry
May 2 2016
There's nothing more American than cultural appropriation of holidays. That's what makes Voices for Change such a cool alternative to the usual festivities that come with Cinco de Mayo
Heart-Attack
April 25 2016
What's more, all the funds raised at Dine Out stay in San Diego and help go toward programs such as the Center's Youth Housing Project and the HIV Funding Collaborative
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April 18 2016
The free annual celebration up and down National and Logan Avenues, now in its 46th year, features a family-friendly festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. that includes traditional dance and musical performances...
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April 11 2016
SPIN ROOMSCityBeat has always been a champion of local businesses, especially record stores. And while sales of vinyl records were up 30 percent in 2015, according to a recent Forbes article, a number
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April 4 2016
SPRING AHEADFor the last few years, the UC San Diego Springfest has been one of the best annual showcases of not only the university's graduate music programs, but often the future of the local exper
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March 28 2016
For almost two decades, the New West Electronic Arts and Music Organization Festival has been a labor of love for founder and artistic director Joseph Waters (aka Jozefius Vaatierz Rattus)
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March 21 2016
We'd like to think our readers have been celebrating Women's History Month with complete abandon. Surely they've attended some of the great book signings, film screenings and events happening around town,...
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March 14 2016
Performing and creating original theater is tough, but ask anyone who does it and you'll often get the same response: They do it for the love, despite the risks that come with it
elviratedaria
March 7 2016
For 23 years the San Diego Latino Film Festival has always been a great showcase of up-and-coming filmmakers from all over Latin America
lowriders
Feb. 29 2016
Lowrider culture and graffiti-inspired street art wasn't always something grandma could appreciate. Back in the day, it was even looked down on, but still greatly appreciated by members of the African-American...
faithswishsomebody
Feb. 22 2016
Even for the most ardent supporter of the arts, attending modern dance performances are the cultural equivalent of flossing your teeth; something that we should really do more often, but just can't seem...
parkeology
Feb. 15 2016
After all the hoopla leading up to last year's Balboa Park Centennial, some of the results were a little anticlimactic. That's why the new Parkeology series has us excited
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Feb. 8 2016
For a holiday with a history that involves executions, crazy Roman emperors and a bizarre fertility festival involving naked men swatting women with dog-skin whips (for real, look it up), Valentine's Day...
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Feb. 1 2016
There's nothing like Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and it's often been said that if you remember it, then you probably weren't really there
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Jan. 25 2016
One of the things we love about the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center—aside from it being one of the most fun places for kids to cut loose while also participating in some hands-on learning—is...
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Jan. 18 2016
If there’s an underlying takeaway to the success of a show like Making a Murderer or a podcast like Serial, it’s that audiences are interested in docudramas that deal in the subjects of human...
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Jan. 11 2016
For those who've never experienced Steam Powered Giraffe's live performance, it's, well, hmmm...It's kind of hard to describe. Put simply, the steampunk-inspired musical project combines sketches, pantomime,...
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Jan. 4 2016
PLAY IT AGAIN, SAN DIEGOIt seems like every week our hearts are warmed by some viral video of an unlikely musical hero who sits down at a piano and proceeds to blow the minds of everyone within earsho
artathon
Dec. 27 2015
Watching someone do live art at a gallery opening can be a fantastic glimpse into the artistic process. But as any artist will tell you, most pieces of art take many hours and are obsessed over endlessly....
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Dec. 21 2015
In a way, the holiday spirit has always been behind Exile on Kettner Blvd., The Casbah's (2501 Kettner Blvd.) yearly holiday show featuring a host of notable local musicians covering Rolling Stones songs

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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