Nianda and Boyer have been screening The Nigga Project Experience and hosting community discussions at barbecue restaurants, hair salons, libraries and community centers throughout southeastern San Diego since the beginning of 2014.
Dana Springs, who twice in the past few years stepped out of her 12-year role as manager of the commission’s public-art program to serve as the commission’s interim director, was officially named the executive director in August.
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.
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.
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.
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.