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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Aug. 23 2016
Ducky Waddle's Emporium, the Encinitas storefront that specializes in limited edition books, art prints and kitschy gifts, will permanently close according to the store's Facebook page and an email newsletter...
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Aug. 16 2016
I recently had a rather unpleasant encounter with a local artist who was upset with me for giving an exhibition he helped coordinate a bad review
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Aug. 16 2016
The concept of something being "generational" is very important to Curtis Micklish. The owner of the namesake design and wood home-wares studio says he was taught to create things that would stand the...
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Aug. 9 2016
I'm gonna die anyway so yeah, I'm gonna eat a whole pizza. Regional pie places such as Luigi's (New York-style) and Lucky's (Chicago-style) deservedly get a lot of love, but Napoleone's Pizza House (619...
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Aug. 9 2016
In this semi-regular department, we ask some of our favorite local artists and creative types what artists or new shows are worth checking out
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Aug. 9 2016
It goes without saying that a lot of sweat goes into the works of Jean Lowe and Kim MacConnel, but the two artists are positively glistening as they attempt to put the finishing touches on their new collaborative...
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Aug. 2 2016
Of all the startlingly strange and surreal drawings hung on the walls at the Out Here art space in Tijuana, "Puente" (or "Bridge") is without a doubt the most terrifying
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Aug. 2 2016
For one of the smaller San Diego burgs, University Heights does seem to have a noticeable amount of public murals
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July 26 2016
Erik Gronborg has been ahead of his time in many ways over the years. Visiting him at his immaculate home in Solana Beach, one could easily see him as an understated and underrated purveyor of the craft...
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July 20 2016
It’s possible that Sketch Party is the most happening Tuesday night scene in town. The bi-monthly art event—where right-brained patrons come to draw, color and sometimes simply doodle on paper-covered...
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July 19 2016
Every child deserves a clubhouse. If I'm to believe some of the stuff I've read online, having a clubhouse or treehouse teaches a kid valuable developmental skills like organization, socialization and...
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July 19 2016
For an artist, Rachel LaBarre is proving to be a savvy businesswoman. The creator and publisher of the Very Adult Coloring Books line of, well, adult coloring books is more than aware that the bubble may...
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July 13 2016
Smith, along with her girlfriend Carissa Schmidt, recently started a local chapter of Pink Pistols, a national, pro-firearm organization that, according to its website, is “dedicated to the legal,...
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July 12 2016
Brenna JudkinsPhoto courtesy of the artist Lottie Hop owner Brenna Judkins couldn't always embrace her weirdness. She says growing up in Akron, Ohio, she developed artistic inclinations at a ver
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July 12 2016
Ash Eliza Smith and Kim-Anh SchreiberPhoto courtesy of Hysterical Accuracy Ash Eliza Smith and Kim-Anh Schreiber are reluctant to divulge many details or plot points about their new web series, C
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July 6 2016
A monthly feature where we track down the stories behind San Diego’s most colorful murals
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July 6 2016
Folks of a certain age may remember Adam Gnade as the editor of the short-lived indie weekly Fahrenheit
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July 6 2016
In the 10 years that Tractor Room has been open, David Russell Talbott reckons he’s had an art show at the Hillcrest restaurant and cocktail bar nearly every year
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June 29 2016
It’s this facet that makes Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum one of the best-kept secrets in San Diego. Spread out over 55 acres in the heart of Vista, the museum recently celebrated its 40th year...
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June 28 2016
Five local artists have been announced as recipients of the 2016 Creative Catalyst awards
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Grrrl Independent Ladies evolved from a festival that Mendoza hosted in 2015 on International Women's Day featuring female musicians from Tijuana

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