Seth Combs has covered the San Diego arts and music scene for over a decade. He's also written for Spin, Zagat and The Hollywood Reporter. He likes dogs and comic books, but is pretty iffy on your band.
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May 24 2016
The decision to close the gallery came down on Friday, May 13, and the news quickly spread around campus
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May 23 2016
Memorial Day weekend in San Diego means a lot of things, but for whatever reason it also seems to be the weekend for new theater openings. Sure, there are some large-scale openings, but being an alt-weekly,...
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May 18 2016
These days, Michael James Armstrong spends a lot of time just looking. That’s not to imply he has too much time on his hands. Quite the opposite. In addition to installing a show from Spring Valley-based...
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May 18 2016
In this semi-regular column, we ask some of our favorite local arts folks what new shows or artists are worth checking out
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May 10 2016
Lynn Susholtz proudly looks around the garden and communal area of Art Produce, an art gallery and multi-use building in North Park
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May 10 2016
In this semi-regular department, arts editor Seth Combs reviews a notable new art show or exhibition
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May 10 2016
It's tempting to call the 47-year-old's recent succession of acclaimed solo albums a career renaissance. However, Grant sees it more as a grand coming-out party
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May 3 2016
Peter Nelson ScheidtPhoto by Yvonne Mouser In this semi-regular column, we profile local crafters whose wares we love. When the recipients of the San Diego Art Prize were announced recently, Pete
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April 26 2016
It's surprising, at first, to hear Amanda Cachia emphasize she's part of a disabled class. Sure, she's a little person, but by no means does this seem to disable her. She has a brilliant mind, functioning...
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April 26 2016
"To be honest, I don't even know what we're going to do," says Josh Pavlick as he glances over the piles of posters, art work and random memorabilia he and curator Mindy Solis are sorting through in the...
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April 26 2016
"They're just trying to clear a hurdle as far as I know and they could care less about what the murals and the theater mean to the citizens of San Diego," says Bill Coons, executive director of the Save...
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April 20 2016
When it comes to art-heady, psychedelic art, we like to think there's something for everyone. Whether you're a pale metalhead or a tanned surfer, a comic book geek or a steampunk burner, the artists below...
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April 19 2016
In this semi-regular department, we ask some of our favorite local artists and curators what new shows or artists are worth checking out
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April 19 2016
Bread & Salt is huge. Due to its size, one could easily miss the bustle going on inside the former Cramer's Bakery factory in Logan Heights (1955 Julian Ave.)
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April 13 2016
San Diego native Lalo Alcaraz has always had a tendency to cross the line. Early on he drew political cartoons at The Daily Aztec. His recent foray into animation is as a cowriter on the Fox animated series,...
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April 12 2016
It's important to remember that the seven-acre Chicano Park in Barrio Logan, which includes the country's largest collection of outdoor murals, could have been a parking lot
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April 12 2016
One could easily get the impression that Sonia Weksler never intended to follow in her father's footsteps. The self-described "eco-thug" was raised in Texas by her mother and would visit her father during...
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April 5 2016
Bay Ho isn't exactly known for being a hotbed of culture. It's probably best known for the RV park people see from Interstate 5 and industrial spaces up and down Santa Fe Street
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March 29 2016
An artist, a writer and a branding expert walk into a bar... But seriously, it's no secret that beer is big business in San Diego and nothing can make or break that business more than the logo
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March 29 2016
Heather Rae Morton is as sociable and congenial as any South Park shopkeeper. The owner of Black Phoebe Ceramics doesn't automatically expect people (including this writer) to know just how long and arduous...

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