On the Cover

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Photo by A.J. Harrington

We’ve long been a fan of local David Russell Talbott and his signature “American Pulpcore” brand of paintings. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:25 PM Features

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

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