During Comic-Con, Adam Hathorn's usual focus as a tattoo artist will be elsewhere: His drawing of the early-’60s Hanna-Barbera cartoon character Top Cat will be on display in Cartoon Network Gallery and Exhibition.
Tijuana doesn’t have an official arts-and-culture district—yet—but until it does, the business owners at Pasajes Gomez and Pasajes Rodriguez are taking it upon themselves to host monthly celebrations that put Mexican artists in the spotlight.
It was a sad day when Carnitas Uruapan closed its doors last year. The Lemon Grove sit-down restaurant always seemed busy when I’d drop by, sometimes just for my favorite snack food—a bag of meaty-crispy-crunchy chicharones, to which no other pig skins in San Diego can compare.
Matt Coors and Louis M. Schmidt, the owners of Double Break Gallery (1821 Fifth Ave. in Bankers Hill), are approaching one year in business, and they’re busy (as always) preparing an anniversary show called Good Grief, during which their work will be on display together for the first time.
When former CityBeat arts editor Kinsee Morlan first reported on Michael Carini’spaintings in January 2011, she revealed the artist’s mental-health struggles that forced him into seclusion and controlled the way he painted.