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All Access Fest Sep 17, 2014 20 San Diego Music Award nominated bands play 20 minute sets rotating from The Delta Room to The Music Hall. Bands include Red Fox Tails, Gayle Skidmore, Wild Wild Wets and more. 59 other events on Wednesday, September 17
 
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Monday, September 15,2014
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Meet our cover artist, Madeline Sherry

Abstract expressionist focuses on figurative work

By Kinsee Morlan
Sherry sometimes inserts modern-day objects and people into the paintings, a comment on how some things have drastically changed.
Monday, September 15,2014
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Raúl Guerrero’s bar paintings capture contemplation and inspiration

San Diegan heads to Paris for an exhibition featuring watering holes and the creative people who visit them

By Kinsee Morlan
"The bar... is an exercise in solitude. Above all else, it must be quiet, dark, very comfortable—and, contrary to modern mores, no music of any kind, no matter how faint. In sum, there should be no
Wednesday, September 10,2014
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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. 
Monday, September 8,2014
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Malcolm Leland's gates are put into use

Mounted on the bar at Panama 66 are works of art by the modernist sculptor

By Kinsee Morlan
Motch was doing research for a name and logo for the new spot and discovered that more of Leland's entryway gates, which have an organic design mimicking a twisting vine, were sitting unused in the museum's storage.
Monday, September 8,2014
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If you didn't know James Watts, now you do

Longtime San Diego artist is as busy as ever, taking part in two shows opening this week

By Kinsee Morlan
James Watts has been an important part of San Diego's art scene for decades, but he remains a bit of an enigma.
Wednesday, September 3,2014
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Jason Gould wants more art in North Park

Guerrilla-style Visual Public Art Project proves you can do a lot with very little

By Kinsee Morlan
Jason Gould, owner of Visual, the art-supply store and gallery in North Park, is constantly reminded of the relative lack of art and artistic opportunities in the neighborhood, which is considered one of the city’s cultural hubs.
Wednesday, August 27,2014
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Will East County Performing Arts Center become a church?

Critics say El Cajon officials are going backwards by entering into negotiations with The Rock before securing a theater manager

By Kinsee Morlan
The Rock, an evangelical megachurch with locations across the county, wants to lease the ECPAC space for roughly 130 days a year—every Sunday and Tuesday and about 25 percent of Fridays and Saturdays—for an annual rent of $216,000.
Monday, August 25,2014
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City College opens new art space

There's no money yet to run City Gallery, but the faculty’s staging exhibitions there anyway

By Kinsee Morlan
Longtime San Diego City College arts professor YC Kim remembers talking to school administrators almost two decades ago about the need for an art gallery.
Monday, August 25,2014
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Low Gallery at-large

Meegan Nolan’s getting ready to expand her reach beyond her gallery’s walls

By Kinsee Morlan
North Park's Low Gallery is small, but Meegan Nolan, the artist and curator who runs the creative side of the business, isn't letting size matter. She's gearing up for a jam-packed next few weeks a
Tuesday, August 19,2014
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The Hub Hillcrest Market revamp will include up to 10 new murals

This week's cover artist, Skye Walker, is the first to complete a piece in the new series

By Kinsee Morlan
Artist Skye Walker recently finished a new, large-scale mural covering the front of the California Coast Credit Union at the corner of University Avenue and Vermont Street in Hillcrest. 
 
 
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