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Shellshocked Jul 07, 2015 View artwork inspired by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at this fan art show. Participating artists include Alexis Negron, Daniel James, Denise Bledsoe, and several others. 74 other events on Tuesday, July 7
 
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Wednesday, June 24,2015
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Christopher Puzio's work is popping up everywhere

The metal sculptor unveils new sculptures at the downtown Central Library

By Seth Combs
One could assume that every San Diegan has seen the work of Christopher Puzio at some point, even if they don’t know his name.
Tuesday, June 23,2015
Drink Issue

The San Diego spirits and distillery scene gains steam

Micro-distilleries like Malahat, Old Harbor and Kill Devil want the artisanal liquor business to be just as booming as the beer

By Seth Combs
Malahat is just one of the local distilleries that has taken advantage of the passage of AB 933. Almost half a dozen spirit companies, serving a wide variety of booze, have added tasting rooms to their existing facilities.
Tuesday, June 16,2015
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For two filmmaking BFFs, the sky’s not the limit

Neil Kendricks and Carlos Pelayo screen their collaborative video-art installation, 'Wounded Sky,' at Not an Exit Gallery.

By Seth Combs
It’s rare that one finds their artistic soul mate. Diego had Frida. Van Gogh had Gauguin. Hall had Oates. Kendricks and Pelayo also seem to have that ineffable chemistry. 

Tuesday, June 16,2015
Music feature

Head Wound City are back after 10 years of build-up

Meet the hardcore supergroup—featuring members of The Locust, Blood Brothers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs--that almost never was

By Seth Combs
 “I hate that shit,” says Pearson, over coffee in Mission Hills. “I like the concept and ethics of hardcore and punk. It’s so important..."
Wednesday, June 10,2015
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The bearable darkness of Peter Halasz

The La Jolla native showcases his bleak and shadowy seascapes at a solo show at Quint Gallery

By Seth Combs
Peter Halasz paints richly detailed, oil-on-canvas portraits of the La Jolla coast, but his paintings are decidedly darker and more sinister.
Wednesday, June 10,2015
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Lana Chromium’s art of war

The graphic designer turned body painter leverages an already successful career into an appearance on GSN’s 'Skin Wars'

By Seth Combs
At the moment, Lana Chromium is sworn to secrecy. When the body painter was asked about her recent participation as a contestant on the reality TV competition, Skin Wars, she could only say so much.
Tuesday, June 2,2015
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Elsoldelrac rises in the south

From Mexicali to L.A., the ascending Tijuana “TK” artist is popping up in galleries, on the streets and even in the desert

By Seth Combs
On a quaint, but otherwise gorgeous estate right off of Avenida Revolución in downtown Tijuana, Carlos Cisneros, who works under the name Elsoldelrac, spends most of his day in what appears to have o
Tuesday, June 2,2015
Arts & Culture feature

San Diegans are heading to Tijuana to create new art, new spaces and new possibilities

The Peña brothers, PANCA, Dominic Paul Miller and Collective Magpie are invigorating the scene across the border

By Seth Combs
Daniel Peña was in a rut. The Chula Vista-raised photographer and video artist had moved to Tijuana a year and a half ago, but quickly became depressed.
Tuesday, May 26,2015
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A Ship in the Woods set to sail away to lands unknown

After four years, the Del Mar “culture capitalists” to focus on curating and finding a new home

By Seth Combs
Burning ships. A fitting description considering the show the brothers are participating in, Conquest, Control, Confinement, will be the second to last show at A Ship in the Woods house.
Tuesday, May 26,2015
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The Artist Odyssey is ready for their close-up

The 'artist documentary network' hopes viewers are willing to pay to watch expertly crafted art docs

By Seth Combs
The Artist Odyssey (TAO) founder Chris Fessenden is more than aware that, when it comes to video these days, a lot of people expect to get it for free.
 
 
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