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Dia De Los Muertos Barrio Art Crawl Nov 01, 2014 A free, self-guided tour that consists of public murals, open studios, galleries, and local businesses throughout Barrio Logan. Dozens of businesses will be open including The Roots Factory, Bread & Salt, Border X Brewing and more. 87 other events on Saturday, November 1
 
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1980s-set LGBT dramedy leads our rundown of movies opening around town
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Artists' sculptures are on view inside the belly of a giant mermaid outside Puerto Nuevo
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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.
Tuesday, October 21,2014
Best of 2014

Hunt & Gather

Lee Reynold and Zoe Crenshaw give their North Park clothing shop a bohemian vibe

By Kinsee Morlan
Crenshaw handpicks most all of Hunt & Gather’s eccentric inventory. A former denim designer at Bebe and other big-name brands, she has a degree in fashion design and an incredible knack for finding the one flawless 1975 Christian Dior dress amid a mess of smelly old rags.
Tuesday, October 21,2014
Best of 2014

Bates Nut Farm

It’s not just about walnuts anymore in Valley Center

By Kinsee Morlan
The charming general store is just one of the many draws bringing visitors out to Bates Nut Farm (15954 Woods Valley Road). There’s also the handsome turtle named Dash, plenty of goats, donkeys, geese, pigs and other farm animals that folks can feed and pet.
Monday, October 20,2014
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The rise of billboard-style murals in San Diego

Artist Mario Torero is at the center of what he sees as an alarming trend leading to temporary, chintzy outdoor art

By Kinsee Morlan
Mario Torero has made his mark with large-scale, Chicano-style, outdoor murals coloring places like Chicano Park and Centro Cultural de la Raza.
Monday, October 20,2014
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Santos Orellana takes over a Carlsbad warehouse

San Diego artist has pieced together a massive exhibition and hopes people will show up

By Kinsee Morlan
"It's big," says Orellana, a North County artist who goes simply by Santos, as he strolls through the 20,000-square-foot distribution warehouse (2350 Camino Vida Roble), which has been transformed into a sprawling pop-up gallery featuring dozens of his paintings, sculptures and custom furniture.
Tuesday, October 14,2014
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San Diego Incubator for Innovation teams ready to launch

The Art of Science Learning initiative's culminating event happens Oct. 16 in Balboa Park

By Kinsee Morlan
The common thread running through all the projects created by the San Diego Incubator for Innovation teams, for The Art of Science Learning initiative, is an attempt to creatively solve one of the region's biggest problems: water shortage.
Monday, October 13,2014
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Bob Matheny and Armando Muñoz Garcia's ‘Infamous Babes’ find a home

Artists' sculptures are on view inside the belly of a giant mermaid outside Puerto Nuevo

By Kinsee Morlan
Aside from a few small exhibitions years ago, Bob Matheny and Armando Muñoz Garcia's quirky sculptures known as "Infamous Babes, Chicks, Dames, Dolls and/or Statues of Liberty and Freedom" have largely lived inside a dark, crammed storage room at Matheny's Point Loma home.
Wednesday, October 8,2014
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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.

Monday, October 6,2014
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Open Walls Project replaces billboard ads with high-end art

Art San Diego’s Ann Berchtold wants more opportunities for artists, architects and designers to play on the ‘urban canvas’

By Kinsee Morlan
Ann Berchtold can't seem to sit back and relax until San Diego catches up with other cities when it comes to coolness and creativity.
 
 
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