seen1
Nov. 21 2012
Relámpago is Spanish for "lightning," and it's also what Omar Lopez has named his series of tintype portraits that document what he refers to as "the game"
a&c
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
grubby
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.
seen2
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
seen1
Nov. 14 2012
Michelle D. Ferrera's artwork mirrors her emotional state. Whether she's happy or miserable, she'll take a series of self-portraits and use one as a frame of reference to begin drawing on wood that...
seenlocal2
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
seenlocal
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 wouldn't get a call back
grubby(2)
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, really-how bad could a sandwich be with a name like "Pork Roll"?
seen2
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,...
seen1
Oct. 31 2012
At 23 years old, Lauren Siry has an unusual workload-interning at Downtown's Meyer Fine Art while running her own gallery, Eighteen o Five, which opened last June in Little Italy
a&c
Oct. 31 2012
If anyone can attest to the adage that death is a part of life, it's Esmeralda Prieto; she's been living it for the past seven years. Before Prieto turned 30, her older brother and mother both died untimely...
seen2
Oct. 24 2012
Barrio Logan's The Spot (1835 Main St.) is also opening up its Dia de los Muertos celebration to the masses.
seen1
Oct. 24 2012
The fall installment of Barrio Art Crawl-a self-guided tour through the Barrio Logan Arts District-is all about Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, when Latin American cultures welcome...
grubby(1)
Oct. 22 2012
A box holding the remains of a dozen donuts sits on a counter nearby. My stomach is angry-the usual morning-after effect-and yet, I haven't brought myself to toss the tasty culprits into the trash
seen2
Oct. 17 2012
If all goes as planned, at 7 p.m. on Nov. 3, 35 miles of Baja's coastline will be illuminated by hundreds of wish lanterns during what organizers Debbie Shine and Robin Mackenzie say...
seen1
Oct. 17 2012
Wes Bruce is a professional fort-maker, meaning that for the past five years, he's scored a paycheck doing what he's loved since boyhood
amy
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...
seen2
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...
seen1
Oct. 10 2012
Matty Davis wasn't cut out to be a fisherman, but his dad would drag him along all the time when Davis was growing up in Massachusetts
a&c
Oct. 10 2012
Nearly a decade ago, Melissa Inez Walker and her husband, Sam Pulvers, figured they couldn't possibly be the only ones in Escondido craving eye-grabbing, edgy visual art

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
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