On the Cover

The first-ever cover image showcasing the contents of a Well, That Was Awkward column was taken by Jessica Bradford (pictured), wife of CityBeat columnist and web editor Ryan Bradford. more

Apr 13, 2016 12:00 AM Culture

New CityBeat editorial assistant Torrey Bailey took the cover photo of downtown’s omnipresent Shirtless Guy (Don Flores). more

Feb 3, 2016 12:00 AM Culture

This week's cover photo of The Burning of Rome at the 2009 San Diego Music Awards was shot by John Hancock. more

Sep 30, 2015 12:00 AM Culture

Marcial Torres 28, holds his youngest son, Brian, in the drive way of his parents' home in Vista, where he and his long-term girlfriend live with their three sons. He watches almost blankly as his five-year-old Damien and two-year-old Derri... more

Sep 16, 2015 12:00 AM Culture

As the longer days of summer dwindle, one bright light worth looking forward to is the annual Fall Arts Preview issue. It's a series of snapshots of entertaining events in the worlds of dance, film literature, music, theater and visual arts... more

Sep 9, 2015 12:00 AM Culture

After hours at Slab City, I find myself dazed by the sun, watching my selfappointed tour guide, Doc (left), and 18-year-old Zack roll cigarettes at the Internet Café, a sprawling wooden structure featuring a computer and benches. Half a doz... more

Sep 2, 2015 12:00 AM Culture

When film critic Glenn Heath Jr. gave us the head's up that he'd reeled in an interview with rising-star filmmaker Noah Baumbach, we decided a cover was in order. more

Aug 26, 2015 12:00 AM Culture

The cover photograph of Good Samaritan acupuncturist Drew Pollack was shot by University of San Diego grad Jamie Dickerson. more

Apr 29, 2015 12:00 AM Culture

Michael Rubenstein photographed this week's cover subject, Katie Crutchfield, aka Waxahatchee. Based in New York City, Rubenstein has taken photographs for  The New York Times, Wall Street Journal,  Yahoo! and Nike. more

Apr 22, 2015 12:00 AM Culture

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