seen1
Aug. 8 2012
A look around Jen Jansen's studio gives the impression that she's a magician, not a craft photographer
urbanscout
Aug. 8 2012
When it comes to women's bods, au naturel is a thing of the past. Between tattoos, rainbow-colored hair, and now nail art, ladies are taking advantage of their visible real estate by marking...
grubby (2)
Aug. 6 2012
Under no circumstances do mustard and pickle relish belong in tuna salad
seenlocal
Aug. 1 2012
It costs residents $25 for a Mission Hills Town Council membership, and that's a total bargain, considering the power it buys
seen2
July 25 2012
This week's cover art, "Captain Hook," is an illustration by Kristina Micotti, who graduated earlier this month from Point Loma Nazarene University with a degree in graphic design.
seen1
July 25 2012
Facing the Pacific Ocean at night, the new structure at the end of Brighton Street in Ocean Beach looks more like a community shrine than a public restroom; its under-lit, v-shaped roof forms the definitive...
a&c
July 25 2012
The absence of a book deal isn't stopping writers, illustrators and artists from getting their work out there.
grubby (1)
July 24 2012
Like a Gremlin, food tempts me the most after midnight. I'm a slave to nocturnal feasting-meaning that during the day, I tend to nosh on this or that, reserving my stomach's capacity for the main act
seenlocal
July 18 2012
David Russell Talbott refers to his artwork as "pulpcore." It's a term that speaks to his fixation on the low-brow magazines from the 1920s, '30s and '40s
a&c
July 18 2012
Greg Strangman can't stand blank spaces. Inside his 1962 wood-and-lava-rock, waterfront home in Ocean Beach that he's named Cape May Modern, there's nary a wall without a piece of mid-century art on it
seenlocal2
July 11 2012
The Creepasaurus is not extinct, and it's not another name for that wrinkly lurker at your community pool
seenlocal1
July 11 2012
Bugs Bunny took quite a few hits in his heyday, but nothing like the scenarios demonstrated by 30 live painters at the Cottontail Massacre, a Comic-Con-inspired underground after-party
grubby(1)
July 9 2012
The second film in the Indiana Jones trilogy is to blame for my fear of Jell-O molds, monkeys and, until recently, Indian buffets
seen2
July 3 2012
During Comic-Con, Adam Hathorn's usual focus as a tattoo artist will be elsewhere: His drawing of the early-'60s Hanna-Barbera cartoon character Top Cat will be on display in Cartoon Network Gallery and...
seen1
July 3 2012
On May 9, Brandon Roth embarked on a month-long journey that required him to stay put at his Barrio Logan studio (1878 Main St.), completing one painting each day, every day, until he had 30
seenlocal2
June 27 2012
Michael Boshart is not a photorealist painter; he connects with his subjects, and their emotions, in what he calls a "selective recreation" of his initial drawing, or photograph, of the person
LaTentacion1
June 27 2012
Tijuana doesn't have an official arts-and-culture district-yet-but until it does, the business owners at Pasajes Gomez and Pasajes Rodriguez are taking it upon themselves to host monthly celebrations that...
grubby
June 25 2012
It was a sad day when Carnitas Uruapan closed its doors last year. The Lemon Grove sit-down restaurant always seemed busy when I'd drop by, sometimes just for my favorite snack food-a bag of meaty-crispy-crunchy...
She Watches Over Me
June 20 2012
When a photo appears in black and white, there's little else to focus on besides the subject. A group of 20 professional and amateur photographers will show work that's free from the distraction of color...
Carini
June 20 2012
When former CityBeat arts editor Kinsee Morlan first reported on Michael Carini's paintings in January 2011, she revealed the artist's mental-health struggles that forced him into seclusion and controlled...

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  • 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...
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