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THREEZUS Comedy Tour Nov 21, 2014 This standup comedy tour features T.K. Kelly, Ricky Carmona and Nick Malis, all of whom are writers on Tosh.0. 75 other events on Friday, November 21
 
The Floating Library
A work of historical fiction with a speculative twist
Backwards & in High Heels
Let’s move this time machine to 2014, shall we?
Film
New indie film starring Shailene Woodley tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Film
New Christopher Nolan epic leads our rundown of movies screening around town

 

 
 
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Wednesday, November 19,2014
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Meet our cover artist, Natalie Bessell

Find the funky, lighthearted artwork of the young La Jolla native at casual café shows for now

By Kinsee Morlan
Natalie Bessell operates out of a small studio made from reclaimed wood that sits on the ridge of a canyon outside her home in La Jolla, where she was born and raised.
Monday, November 17,2014
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Innovators behind Domestic Stencilworks turn food into design

Alex White and John Mohr use natural dyes in their printing work and launch Kickstarter to expand

By Kinsee Morlan
Alex White has turned his tiny North Park garage into a print shop and laboratory where he turns food into dyes. 
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. 
Monday, November 10,2014
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Historic Aztec Brewing art to reemerge at Logan Heights Library

After decades of sitting in storage, the city puts paintings, murals, painted ceiling beams and more artifacts back into public view

By Kinsee Morlan
The San Diego History Center's collection of photos of the Aztec Brewing Company depict the brewery and tasting room as looking more like a lavish chapel or art museum than a beer hall.
Monday, November 10,2014
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Dave Ghilarducci makes moving, anti-authoritarian art

San Diegan’s upcoming solo show includes electronic, interactive work that prompts people to question power

By Kinsee Morlan
San Diego artist and engineer Dave Ghilarducci's new work blends aesthetics with electronics and engages the audience through playful anti-authoritarianism.
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, November 4,2014
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Michael Amorillo’s Monstro and the Kelp Kids book to be unveiled

San Diego artist’s new children’s work is about ditching fear and pursuing passion

By Kinsee Morlan
Michael Amorillo's art is whimsical and colorful and often includes adorable characters that could easily fit in a children's book.
Monday, November 3,2014
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Marcos Ramírez Erre’s solo show goes beyond the border

At SDSU Downtown Gallery, the artist will demonstrate his love of ideas rather than any one medium or message

By Kinsee Morlan
Despite his struggle against being stereotyped, Marcos Ramírez Erre, who grew up in Tijuana and continues to live and work in both San Diego and Tijuana, does still regularly turn his attention toward the border. 
Tuesday, October 28,2014
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'Sea Walls' street art comes to San Diego

Ocean-conservation nonprofit working with muralists to beautify and raise awareness

By Kinsee Morlan
By Nov. 8, a bunch of new, ocean-themed murals will pop up in and around East Village. Hawaii-based conservation nonprofit PangeaSeed has partnered with artist Christopher Konecki to bring its international Sea Walls
Monday, October 27,2014
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New Americans Museum to reopen in Liberty Station

Nonprofit focused on the tangled topic of immigration will reactivate its space in coming months

By Kinsee Morlan
When the New Americans Museum opened in Liberty Station in 2008, it offered San Diegans a place to explore the politically charged topic of immigration.
 
 
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