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Nov. 21 2012
Relámpago is Spanish for lightning, and its also what Omar Lopez has named his series of tintype portraits that document what he refers to as the game
Nov. 21 2012
Down in the canyon, a gust of wind swept under the cargo parachute hanging from the tall trees, causing the side nearest Kiersten Puusemp and RJ Brooks to blow open
Nov. 16 2012
Chinese restaurants are fine places to eat, but sweet and sour pork pairs so much better with the couch. Chicken chow mein just tastes better when my feet are up and the bathrobe is on.
Nov. 14 2012
Last week, street artist Ube-Wan Kenobi emailed me a flyer for an upcoming solo show, which he called Sticky Situations, at McNabb Martin Contemporary Art in Little Italy
Nov. 14 2012
Michelle D. Ferreras artwork mirrors her emotional state. Whether shes happy or miserable, shell take a series of self-portraits and use one as a frame of reference to begin drawing on wood that she...
Nov. 7 2012
When the San Diego Reader bought the Art Union Building on 23rd Street and Broadway in Golden Hill, its artist tenants were forced to move out
Nov. 7 2012
Seven years ago, Marc Sandoval interviewed for a bartending job at Basic in East Village, and he left feeling pretty sure that he wouldnt get a call back
Nov. 2 2012
I stopped reading the menu at Pork Roll. For some reason, it made me laugh. Not knowing what to expect, I ordered one, because, reallyhow bad could a sandwich be with a name like Pork Roll?
Oct. 31 2012
Kelsey Brookes is putting the finishing, trippy touches on paintings for Serotonin; Happiness and Spiritual States, his second solo show in San Diego that opens from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday,...
Oct. 31 2012
At 23 years old, Lauren Siry has an unusual workloadinterning at Downtowns Meyer Fine Art while running her own gallery, Eighteen o Five, which opened last June in Little Italy
Oct. 31 2012
If anyone can attest to the adage that death is a part of life, its Esmeralda Prieto; shes been living it for the past seven years. Before Prieto turned 30, her older brother and mother both died untimely...
Oct. 24 2012
Barrio Logans The Spot (1835 Main St.) is also opening up its Dia de los Muertos celebration to the masses.
Oct. 24 2012
The fall installment of Barrio Art Crawla self-guided tour through the Barrio Logan Arts Districtis all about Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, when Latin American cultures welcome...
Oct. 22 2012
A box holding the remains of a dozen donuts sits on a counter nearby. My stomach is angrythe usual morning-after effectand yet, I havent brought myself to toss the tasty culprits into the trash
Oct. 17 2012
If all goes as planned, at 7 p.m. on Nov. 3, 35 miles of Bajas coastline will be illuminated by hundreds of wish lanterns during what organizers Debbie Shine and Robin Mackenzie say...
Oct. 17 2012
Wes Bruce is a professional fort-maker, meaning that for the past five years, hes scored a paycheck doing what hes loved since boyhood
Oct. 16 2012
My last day on Earth would start off like any other: with coffee. But a coffeehouse can be a frantic place, with caffeine pumping through patrons veins, papers and board games scattered on table tops and...
Oct. 10 2012
Last month, CityBeat covered surrealist painter Marianela de la Hoz and her disturbing paintings that were in the Seven Deadly Sins group show at Mesa College. That was...
Oct. 10 2012
Matty Davis wasnt cut out to be a fisherman, but his dad would drag him along all the time when Davis was growing up in Massachusetts
Oct. 10 2012
Nearly a decade ago, Melissa Inez Walker and her husband, Sam Pulvers, figured they couldnt possibly be the only ones in Escondido craving eye-grabbing, edgy visual art

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