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Video Games Live Jul 24, 2014 Popular game music themes given the full symphonic treatment with synchronized lighting and even some real on-stage game-playing. Concert will feature music from Zelda, Sonic, Metal Gear Solid, BioShock and more. 80 other events on Thursday, July 24
 
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Monday, July 21,2014
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Stay strange, Comic-Con

Weird and sordid superheroes on parade at Space 4 Art

By Kinsee Morlan
Sam Lopez is most known for blurring the line between art and music through his ongoing Stay Strange series, which presents avant-garde, experimental sounds to audiences at dive bars, libraries, parks and other venues.
Monday, July 21,2014
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A pop-up art exhibition for the Comic-Con crowd

ArtExpo features more than 100 artists, crafters and authors in an alternative fair, plus a lowbrow, graphic-narrative, outsider and comic-art exhibition

By Susan Myrland
Comic-Con is a deep dive into obsession, and Mark Murphy's obsessed with connecting artists to audiences.
Monday, July 14,2014
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Artist Vicki Walsh decides to pay to play

Opportunity Gallery puts power in the hands of people willing to use a controversial tactic to show their art

By Kinsee Morlan
A 1,380-square-foot space inside Point Loma’s Liberty Station is being marketed to artists as an art gallery available for monthly rent.
Monday, July 14,2014
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‘Paranoia, Mind control, and the Art of Suggestion’ opens

Outsider-art exhibition kicks around weird possibilities and controversial themes

By Kinsee Morlan
Conspiracy theories, aliens, the occult and any other subject deemed “outsider” by mainstream culture are the focus of the show, Paranoia, Mind Control and the Art of Suggestion.
Monday, July 7,2014
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Ice Gallery reemerges

Alternative art space opens July 11 inside Bread & Salt in Logan Heights

By Kinsee Morlan
Between 2001 and 2012, Ice Gallery popped in and out of existence inside a small, dilapidated storefront near the corner of 30th and Upas streets in North Park. The Gallery was seemingly done for good
Monday, July 7,2014
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Budget cuts narrow The Front gallery’s focus

Casa Familiar suffers funding shortfalls and loses two of its three arts-and-culture employees

By Kinsee Morlan
Praise for the whimsical Whysidro exhibition featuring Jamex and Einar de la Torre, on view at The Front arts center and gallery in San Ysidro, continues to reverberate through the local art scene and beyond. 
Monday, June 30,2014
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Crediting Richard Allen Morris, John Baldessari, Bob Matheny and Russell Baldwin

New Oceanside Museum of Art exhibition pays respect to artists who impacted San Diego's art scene in the ’50s and ’60s

By Kinsee Morlan
Dave Hampton's latest diggings have focused on Richard Allen Morris, John Baldessari, Bob Matheny and Russell Baldwin. The resulting exhibition, Spitting in the Wind: Art from the End of the Line, opens at the Oceanside Museum of Art.
Monday, June 30,2014
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Steve Gibson’s arts blog is worth bookmarking

Painter spends plenty of time curating and exhibiting interesting work online

By Claire Caraska
Steve Gibson has spent his life making art. And since 2012, he's been posting online about art, too, at his blog, Mockingbird.
Monday, June 23,2014
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No pulse for Art Pulse

7-year-old nonprofit will soon cease operations

By Kinsee Morlan
"The last of the fight has been taken out of me," April Game says, visibly upset. "Art Pulse is closing."
Tuesday, June 17,2014
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Barrio Logan’s art scene grows again

HB Punto Experimental gallery opens; Barrio Art Association keeps up with the creativity

By Kinsee Morlan
Hugo Heredia Barrera is the kind of artist who sees potential in everything.
 
 
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