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Bijan Mostafavi Sep 16, 2014 The local jokester won the SD Comedy Contest in 2012 and the INDI.COM Stand Up Comedy Contest in 2013. He will be recording this night's show for an audio CD. 53 other events on Tuesday, September 16
 
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Wednesday, September 12,2012
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Don't look away from Neil Shigley’s art

‘Invisible People’ project addresses homelessness in San Diego

By Amy T. Granite
From the walls of the art gallery at Southwestern College, 21 sets of eyes appear focused on artist Neil Shigley as he points to one portrait and then another, referring to subjects by first name and describing the circumstances under which he met them.
Wednesday, September 12,2012
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Spenser Little's big year

Wire sculptor’s fine-art career has taken off in 2012

By Amy T. Granite
These days, Spenser Little’s doing a lot of work with copper, which he manipulates into everything from art nouveau, European-style portraits of women—some are 6 feet tall—to entire poems that he’s able to create in 20 different fonts.
Wednesday, September 5,2012
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Marianela de la Hoz paints the dark side

Surrealist explores human nature in two upcoming shows

By Amy T. Granite
Marianela de la Hoz moved to San Diego from Mexico City 10 years ago. She’s been drawing since childhood and says it’s her way of understanding the world.
Wednesday, September 5,2012
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Christopher Konecki’s ode to Southern California

Quintessentially Californian artist reveals chill side

By Amy T. Granite
Christopher Konecki grew up in San Diego and took off after graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University in 2008 to travel and test other waters.
Sunday, September 2,2012
Grubby Bitch

Deli South Africa serves meat pies worth their weight in gold

Kearny Mesa place is hard to find, but unforgettable

By Amy T. Granite
Fact: Convoy Street is the most delicious stretch in San Diego. If you disagree, it’s time to put down the new-American Kool-Aid and venture away from North Park.
Wednesday, August 29,2012
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Nudists, midgets and wild Indians

UCSD grad students to uncover Balboa Park’s past at Art San Diego 2012

By Amy T. Granite
These days, Zoro Garden in Balboa Park is a popular place to tie the knot, but in 1935, it was the site of the most controversial attraction at the California Pacific International Exposition—a nudist colony of mostly young women.
Wednesday, August 29,2012
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Three crafty Art Labs to check out at Art San Diego

Vintage works and contemporary craftsmanship on view at the big annual art fair

By Amy T. Granite
In its fourth year, Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair (Sept. 6 through 9) is making a symbolic move to the Balboa Park Activity Center, a location that challenges the church-and-state separation of museums and commercial art events.
Wednesday, August 15,2012
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Brandon Lomax doesn’t color inside the lines

Artist paints first and outlines later

By Amy T. Granite
Looking at Brandon Lomax’s paintings, it appears as though he’s disregarded the lines in a coloring book. 
Wednesday, August 15,2012
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Meet cover artist Dave Warshaw

Avalon II tattoo artist calls his work ‘urban taxidermy’

By Amy T. Granite
This week’s cover is a recreation of artist Dave Warshaw’s Urban Taxidermy, his name for a series of nightmarish creatures that he draws on wood using a ballpoint pen—from flying monkeys with antlers to bobcats with talons.
Wednesday, August 15,2012
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Photographers unite for Medium Festival

Inaugural event draws shooters from near and far

By Amy T. Granite
Scott B. Davis’ fine-art career took off after The New York Times, The New Yorker and Village Voice all reviewed his first solo East Coast exhibition in 2008. 
 
 
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