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Oct. 3 2012
The 225-foot-long Martin Luther King Jr. mural along Highway 94 has finally come to fruition, six years after the project was awarded a $300,000 grant from Caltrans
Oct. 3 2012
Molly and James Enos are activist architects, which might make a little more sense if youve seen The Periscope Project, the two-story shipping-container studios and gallery on 16th Street near J Street...
Oct. 3 2012
The cultural significance of Barrio Logans month-old Public Market goes beyond farmers and artisans having a permanent, indoor location to serve locals and attract tourists
Sept. 28 2012
At a party a couple of Friday nights ago, one of my Ocean Beach buddies started quizzing me on the food and drink joints Ive been to in his neighborhood
Sept. 25 2012
Chances are, you laughed out loud at the adorable Batman twins on CityBeats cover this week
Sept. 25 2012
Since May, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) has been hosting informal meetings with the founders of several local art collectives, and its evolved into a collaborative project dubbed Think...
Sept. 25 2012
In 1910, when Bankers Hill and Middletown were interchangeable names for the neighborhood north of Downtown and west of Balboa Park, a massive craftsman home was built for Frederick Bleeker Jackson and...
Sept. 18 2012
"I was in New York on September 11," Justin Hudnall says, "and one of the things that I hesitate to tell people, but that's absolutely trueis that it was the most alive I've ever felt."
Sept. 14 2012
As I searched for an eatery to write about this week, I was shocked to discover that one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego has yet to be covered by traditional media in more than just a two-line...
Sept. 12 2012
CityBeats cover art this week is an illustration of Claire Boucher, better known by her stage name, Grimes, the Canadian electro-pop artist
Sept. 12 2012
These days, Spenser Littles doing a lot of work with copper, which he manipulates into everything from art nouveau, European-style portraits of womensome are 6 feet tallto entire poems that hes able...
Sept. 12 2012
From the walls of the art gallery at Southwestern College, 21 sets of eyes appear focused on artist Neil Shigley as he points to one portrait and then another, referring to subjects by first name and describing...
Sept. 5 2012
Christopher Konecki grew up in San Diego and took off after graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University in 2008 to travel and test other waters
Sept. 5 2012
Marianela de la Hoz moved to San Diego from Mexico City 10 years ago. Shes been drawing since childhood and says its her way of understanding the world
Sept. 2 2012
Fact: Convoy Street is the most delicious stretch in San Diego. If you disagree, its time to put down the new-American Kool-Aid and venture away from North Park
Aug. 29 2012
In its fourth year, Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair (Sept. 6 through 9) is making a symbolic move to the Balboa Park Activity Center, a location that challenges the church-and-state separation of museums...
Aug. 29 2012
These days, Zoro Garden in Balboa Park is a popular place to tie the knot, but in 1935, it was the site of the most controversial attraction at the California Pacific International Expositiona nudist colony...
Aug. 15 2012
Looking at Brandon Lomaxs paintings, it appears as though hes disregarded the lines in a coloring book.
Aug. 15 2012
This weeks cover is a recreation of artist Dave Warshaws Urban Taxidermy, his name for a series of nightmarish creatures that he draws on wood using a ballpoint penfrom flying monkeys with antlers to bobcats...
Aug. 15 2012
Scott B. Davis fine-art career took off after The New York Times, The New Yorker and Village Voice all reviewed his first solo East Coast exhibition in 2008.

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