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Lisa Hilton Apr 15, 2014 The jazz pianist/composer Lisa Hilton blends modern and traditional jazz and is on tour promoting her 16th release to date, Kaleidoscope. 48 other events on Tuesday, April 15
 
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Monday, April 14,2014
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Angella d’Avignon examines the meaning of stuff

Exhibition at Spring Valley Swap Meet investigates the idea of objects and their value

By Kinsee Morlan
Just a Little Bit Longer, an exhibition and ongoing project featuring works by d'Avignon, Farrah Emami, Jessica Sledge, Mindy Solis and Chantal Wnuk, will be on view from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Spring Valley Swap Meet (6377 Quarry Road).
Tuesday, April 8,2014
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Bridget Rountree examines the hierarchy of help

San Diego artist uses Creative Catalyst grant to juxtapose ideologies in her April 12 solo show

By Kinsee Morlan
"The Creative Catalyst is a huge, huge, huge help," says Bridget Rountree, who'd been spending most of her time on the couple's experimental-puppetry project, Animal Cracker Conspiracy.
Monday, April 7,2014
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DNA of Creativity grant fuses arts with science

Results of the 'Urban Succession' project and other funding recipients are on view at the Oceanside Museum of Art

By Kinsee Morlan
Jason Rogalski wanted to help his neighbors and other urbanites embrace, rather than constantly battle, skunks and other creatures simply trying to find a home. His concept was intriguing enough to win a modest grant from the DNA of Creativity project.
Monday, March 31,2014
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StarFeather Studios celebrates its grand opening

Glass artists Nic McGuire and John Gibbons open their Barrio Logan shop and showroom with an exhibition of new sculptures

By Kinsee Morlan
Watching artists Nic McGuire and John Gibbons work on a new sculpture in their Barrio Logan glass-art "hot shop" is like witnessing a well-rehearsed dance.
Monday, March 31,2014
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Modmatter opens in Little Italy

Louise Girling dedicates her new space to showing art and design

By Kinsee Morlan
Louise Girling will celebrate the official opening of her new space, which is dedicated to showing art and design, from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 5, with an exhibition featuring furniture by the architectural firm Manada and works by ceramist Lilith Rockett.
Monday, March 24,2014
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A room of Matthew Bradley’s own

San Diego artist’s site-specific installation explores conspiracy theories

By Kinsee Morlan
For two years, San Diego artist Matthew Bradley researched conspiracy theories, mainly those swirling around the so-called Illuminati and alternate versions of history, which some folks believe explain today's corporate and political power structures.
Monday, March 24,2014
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Eye on Public Art: COMM22

New recurring feature looks at a mixed-use development in Logan Heights

By Kinsee Morlan
COMM22, a new mixed-use development, is taking root at 2225 Commercial St. in Logan Heights.
Tuesday, March 18,2014
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James Luna contemporizes American Indian art

Artist’s new photographic works are whimsical but pack a political punch

By Kinsee Morlan
Much of James Luna's work is distinctly Native American, but the contemporary artist isn't churning out traditional pottery or Kachina dolls. 
Monday, March 17,2014
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‘Transannual’ will fill Adams Avenue with sidewalk sideshows

New avant-garde arts event invites the public to experience experimental art in Normal Heights

By Kinsee Morlan
Transannual, the artists explain, is a response to consumer-focused art fairs. Nothing at the event will be for sale.
Tuesday, March 11,2014
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Cog•nate Collective’s border broadcast

Arts group presents a mobile conference exploring NAFTA and other U.S.-Mexico policies

By Kinsee Morlan
"We've got quite a caravan going," Sanchez says of the "mobile conference" that'll be broadcast live on 87.9-FM at noon on Saturday, March 15, as a line of participating cars slowly moves amid the traffic at the border.
 
 
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