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William Finnegan Aug 03, 2015 The New Yorker staff writer and surfer will discuss and sign his memoir, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life. 90 other events on Monday, August 3
Arts & Culture feature
From SuicideGirls and Walking Dead haunted houses to superhero art shows and Nerdist carnivals, there’s plenty to do without a pass.
All Things Tech
Legacy businesses, like MLB, can’t harness control forever
Seen Local
Real estate company carves out significant space for local art
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Artist Carl Raymond Schmidt says it’s OK to play
The Beerdist
A rundown of beer events at this year's convention


Arts & Culture feature

Inocente found

The star of an Oscar-winning documentary comes of age

Inocente recently turned 21, but she's been doing adult-like things far longer. The intimate details of her difficult childhood are divulged in Inocente, a 40-minute documentary by filmmakers Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine that aired on MTV in 2012 and won an Academy Award in 2013.

By Kinsee Morlan
Seen Local 'Writing with Pictures' explores the art of picture books JUL 28 | By Kinsee Morlan Children’s books exhibition in Escondido is a page-turner
Seen Local Kristina Bell DiTullo selected for the Athenaeum's annual juried exhibition JUL 28 | By Kinsee Morlan San Diego newcomer is one of 41 San Diego artists picked for the prestigious show
All Things Tech The virtual trends from Comic-Con 2015 JUL 28 | By Tom Siebert Virtual reality porn, 3D printing and more from this year's convention
Crossword Crossword: 'King's cross' JUL 29 | By Brendan Emmett Quigley CityBeat's weekly puzzle
Arts & Culture feature A renaissance on Logan Avenue JUL 21 | By Kinsee Morlan It’s taken a village to grow one block of this Barrio Logan thoroughfare into a thriving arts district
There She Goz How to deal with ignorance JUL 20 | By Alex Zaragoza Educating the idiots with the National Conflict Resolution Center
Film 'Irrational Man' and the dark side of becoming yourself JUL 21 | By Glenn Heath Jr. Woody Allen’s latest is yet another meditation on fate, comeuppance, and murder
Seen Local History halted JUL 20 | By Kinsee Morlan Oceanside Museum of Art cancels an exhibition based on the writings of Robert L. Pincus
Well, That Was Awkward

Exposing the mystery of Patrón's Secret Dining Society

Sweaty costumes, celebrity chef Brian Malarkey and forced fun on a tequila train

I thought we were encouraged to wear costumes! It’s what I want to shout at everyone, standing on the corner of B Street and Kettner, giving me the side-eye. Everybody looks great: Ladies wear fancy cocktail dresses and heels; dudes wear button-ups. And here’s me, wearing the scorpion jacket Ryan Gosling wears in the movie, Drive.

By Ryan Bradford


'Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation' thrills, then disappoints

Tom Cruise returns for fifth installment of popular action franchise

Early on in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, a surly CIA director (Alec Baldwin) makes a convincing argument that Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) has gone insane. 

By Glenn Heath Jr.

The Short List Summer Pops, Baja by the Sea and Suzie’s Farm Ben Folds is just one of several upcoming Summer Pops concerts that speaks to a younger, more adventurous audience.
Theater 'Dogfight' battles for hearts, minds Cygnet Theatre’s new season is off to a promising start with a heartfelt production of the little-known musical Dogfight.
Film 'The Look of Silence' and Indonesia’s history of violence The Look of Silence functions more as an antidote to The Act of Killing than a sequel, a way for those left powerless by mass murder to find newfound strength.


Annie Preece intertwines an octopus with an elephant

The Carlsbad Art Wall gets an awesome new paint job

Earlier this year, we watched Los Angeles-based artist bumblebeelovesyou paint a child playing with a cootie catcher on the east-facing outside wall of Señor Grubby’s. In May, Morley brought his in...
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Anya Gallaccio Aug 03, 2015 Art This exhibition will feature a new site-specific installation by the British-born, San Diego-based artist, who is known for installations that employ organic materials that are subject to change and decay. Read more 9 other events on Monday, August 3
Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861 - 2008 Aug 03, 2015 Art The first major museum exhibition to explore the lure of this legendary playground through the lens of art. Composed of more than 100 paintings, drawings, prints, posters and assorted artifacts. Read more 9 other events on Monday, August 3
Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman 1993-2013 Aug 03, 2015 Art This definitive mid-career survey of the celebrated American artist includes more than 120 works, charting the development of Eisenman’s practice across painting, printmaking, and drawing. Read more 9 other events on Monday, August 3