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North Park After Dark Nov 20, 2014 Over 25 businesses, from galleries to boutiques, will remain open until 9 p.m. and offering specials, refreshments and entertainment. 69 other events on Thursday, November 20
 
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Wednesday, November 19,2014
Arts & Culture feature

Head Crammers

Crush these chunks of culture into your cranium

By CityBeat Staff
CityBeat staff recommends its current media obsessions, including pop culture, podcasts, books, web series, and apps.
Wednesday, November 12,2014
Arts & Culture feature

For Diana Duval, art is anything but easy

Homelessness, cancer and loss of a leg haven’t stopped the struggling-but-skilled San Diego artist

By Kinsee Morlan
Diana Duval’s eccentricities abound. She embodies her art and wears only red and black—mostly clothes and quirky hats she designs and fabricates herself. 
Wednesday, November 5,2014
Arts & Culture feature

Nodo Galeria brings intricate conceptual work to Art San Diego

Tijuana gallery’s interesting booth and installation, plus more must-see exhibitions at this year’s contemporary art fair

By Kinsee Morlan

In the basement of a former maternity hospital that’s now a spacious live/ work studio situated in a Tijuana hillside neighborhood, artists César Vázquez and Claudia Ramírez Martínez carefully scrape away excess clay.

Tuesday, October 28,2014
Arts & Culture feature

Streaming bloody murder: 24-hours of Netflix horror

This Halloween, navigate this scary-movie marathon using the language of fear

By Ryan Bradford
Who has the time or motivation to seek out those rare, esoteric or obscure picks? As a product of Internet culture, if a movie's not readily available with a click of a button (or a nesting in the trusty Redbox a block away), chances are I'm not going to go looking for it. 
Tuesday, October 14,2014
Arts & Culture feature

San Diego Police Museum seeks a new home

Its operators would love to end up in Balboa Park

By Susan Myrland
The Historical Association lives on, collecting, preserving and sharing more than 160 years of SDPD memorabilia through its museum and extensive website.
Wednesday, October 8,2014
Arts & Culture feature

Oceanside Museum of Art series connects the public with the military

'Exploring Engagement' focuses attention on the community’s service members

By Kinsee Morlan

Geoffrey Cunningham saw the Oceanside Museum of Art’s “Exploring Engagement” artists-in-residence series as an opportunity to finally interact with the military men and women he sees every day.

Wednesday, October 1,2014
Arts & Culture feature

Parklets and pop-ups

Tactical urbanism finally on the rise in historically slow San Diego

By Kinsee Morlan
Parklets are loosely defined as small, outdoor seating areas that often take over one or two existing parking spots, temporarily reclaiming the space for pedestrians and improving the aesthetics and streetscape of the urban environment.
Wednesday, September 17,2014
Arts & Culture feature

Centro Cultural de la Raza’s constant struggle for survival

Volunteer-run nonprofit continues to hang on by threads despite persistent challenges

By Kinsee Morlan

One of the largest Chicano arts centers in the Southwest, the Centro Cultural de la Raza, housed in a former water tank in Balboa Park, once attracted international attention for its edgy programming and enjoyed financial support from heavy hitters like the National Endowment for the Arts.

Wednesday, September 10,2014
Arts & Culture feature

Richard Allen Morris just wants to keep working

Despite the world’s brutal realities, the San Diego artist continues on his path of perpetual proliferation

By Kinsee Morlan
Richard Allen Morris’ art has always been partly influenced by the size of the studio space he could afford in and around downtown San Diego, which is where he’s lived and worked since being discharged from the Navy in 1956. 
Tuesday, September 2,2014
Arts & Culture feature

Amy Wallen's death obsession uncovers weird, mysterious and fascinating life

San Diego author explores the tombs of unknown celebrities

By Amy Wallen
Turns out, reading tombstones is to obituaries what Twitter is to Facebook. What I found at the cemeteries is that many graves, like the obits, are not about death, but about life.
 
 
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