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MOWjito Cocktail Event Mar 03, 2015 Purchase a signature MOWjito this evening and $1 from each drink purchased will benefit the local chapter of Meals-on-Wheels. 45 other events on Tuesday, March 3
 
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Monday, March 2,2015
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Wikipedia’s women problem

Organizers of the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon in San Diego have a lot of work to do

By Kinsee Morlan
A 2011 survey looking at Wikipedia editors found that less than 13 percent of the online encyclopedia's contributors are women.
Monday, March 2,2015
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Los Angeles street art is coming to Carlsbad

Bryan Snyder curates a rotating outdoor urban canvas featuring works by big-name muralists

By Kinsee Morlan
Bryan Snyder cut his teeth in the Los Angeles street-art scene, eventually working his way up to being dubbed the 2012 "Los Angeles Street Artist of the Year" by the formerly thriving, now-defunct urban-art website Melrose and Fairfax.
Monday, February 23,2015
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Meet our cover artist, Aaron Glasson

Surrealist painter makes the natural environment and its inhabitants more interesting

By Kinsee Morlan
Artist Aaron Glasson often reimagines the natural world as a neon-colored magical land where almost anything can happen. 
Monday, February 23,2015
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Sparks Gallery to inject art into the Gaslamp

Fine-art gallery opens March 1 with a big bill of San Diego artists

By Kinsee Morlan
After more than a year-and-a-half worth of construction and rehabilitation projects, Sparks Gallery is finally ready for its big reveal.
Tuesday, February 17,2015
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Sam Ballard says he’s ready to give up on North Park

And he’ll be taking his artsy activism project with him

By Kinsee Morlan
Last week, an outdoor art piece by Sam Ballard that's mounted in the parking lot behind Tobacco Rhoda's bar in North Park was vandalized.
Monday, February 16,2015
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Giant robot finds a home in Logan Heights

Jamex and Einar de la Torre’s eighth public-art project soon to be unveiled

By Kinsee Morlan
A big, retro-looking robot will soon find a home in Logan Heights. The new public-art project is by brother-artists Jamex and Einar de la Torre.
Tuesday, February 10,2015
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Low Gallery moves to Barrio Logan

Art space leaves North Park in search of cheaper rent and fewer football fans

By Kinsee Morlan
The contemporary-art space is setting up shop at 1878 Main St. inside an old building accessible through an alleyway off Cesar E. Chavez Parkway.
Monday, February 9,2015
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A revamp for North Park’s Ray at Night

Long-running monthly art walk has someone new at the helm

By Kinsee Morlan
As numerous art galleries have opened and closed on Ray Street over the years, Ray at Night, the art walk that launched in 2001, has remained constant. 
Tuesday, February 3,2015
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Meet our cover artist, Terri Beth Mitchell

San Diego pop-surrealism painter pokes fun at pretty much anything

By Kinsee Morlan
Terri Beth Mitchell is a pop-surrealism painter who likes poking fun at the excesses of American culture. She’s a bit of an undercover feminist, too, often using bright pinks, glitter and an otherwise stereotypically girly palette to make fun of the ways women are often represented.
Tuesday, February 3,2015
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Lemon Grove residents get a large-scale mural

San Diego Museum of Art’s Open Spaces produces another significant public-art project

By Kinsee Morlan
A dark and intimidating underpass on Buena Vista Avenue in Lemon Grove will soon be colored with a large-scale mural.
 
 
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