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Noir at the Bar Mar 29, 2015 An evening of noir-ish readings featuring Thomas Perry, Jo Perry, Tim Hallinan, Naomi Hirahara, Jim Ruland and Maria Alexander. Author's books will be available for purchase and signing. 65 other events on Sunday, March 29
Bands coming to town and just-announced shows
Bill would require City Council approval of city-funded nonprofit's decisions
Seen Local
Organizers of the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon in San Diego have a lot of work to do
Abderrahmane Sissako’s Oscar-nominated film tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Arts & Culture feature
Rising stars of San Diego's architect-as-developer movement mind the little details


Arts & Culture feature

Sara Solaimani wants local artists to cross boundaries, both internally and internationally

How a first-generation Iranian-American became a champion for the border arts scene

Sara Solaimani isn't Mexican. Not even close. That might be racially insensitive to point out within certain contexts, but in the case of Solaimani, it's understandable that some might mistake her for being a Chicana.

By Seth Combs
Film Serena falls flat MAR 25 | By Glenn Heath Jr. Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper can’t scale mountain
Seen Local Jacklyn Rose’s embroidery would shock your grandma MAR 24 | By Seth Combs Normal Heights artist finds market for snarky wares
Crossword Crossword: 'Si Si' MAR 25 | By Brendan Emmett Quigley CityBeat's weekly puzzle
Seen Local Cohort Collective gets crafty MAR 17 | By Seth Combs New group of artists rotates work at Bottlecraft and has big plans beyond that
Seen Local Tom Driscoll is a conehead MAR 17 | By Seth Combs Artist’s sculpture show at Ice Gallery has been almost 20 years in the making
No Life Offline WWWedding planning MAR 16 | By Dave Maass Three sites my fiancée and I are using to plan this union
Film ‘The Gunman’ turns a killer into a bleeding-heart activist and back again MAR 18 | By Glenn Heath Jr. Pierre Morel’s new action film stars Sean Penn as a reformed government contractor haunted by his past
Well, That Was Awkward Reckoning your joy with sadness MAR 09 | By Ryan Bradford An emotionally turbulent month is a reminder of the contradictory nature of life
There She Goz

Wearing my divorce with pride

I didn’t like it, so I made him take the ring off it

I took off my jeans and pulled on the duchess satin and lace gown. It's not nearly close to fitting anymore. Despite being dirty and starting to yellow, it's still lovely.

By Alex Zaragoza

The Floating Library

Southern California detective tales

Matt Coyle and Earl Javorsky keep readers in suspense

Palm trees, sandy beaches and warm ocean breezes typically aren't the makings of a gritty detective novel. They are in Yesterday's Echo, local author Matt Coyle's debut novel and the first in the Rick Cahill detective series.

By Jim Ruland

The Short List Authorized Mythologies, Bikes & Beers SD & more Take a journey into the mind of the pickup artist, the player. Is womanizing a learned behavior or a proclivity some guys are just born with?
Theater My Fair Lady a loverly night at the theater You can’t do justice to a production of My Fair Lady, the Broadway classic that doesn’t have a dud song in its entire musical score, without a full orchestra, right?
Film From amateur to master Not only a tale of one man’s love affair with music, Seymour: An Introduction also passionately argues the importance of craft in an artist’s progression from amateur to master.


'Kin' navigates complexities of relationships

One actor steals the show at Ion Theatre

Hannah Logan was a San Diego Theatre Critics Circle award winner last month for her performance in 2014's creepy Bug, produced by Ion Theatre in Hillcrest. Logan is back in an Ion production, and she'...
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Art in Nature: Legacy of the Land Mar 29, 2015 Art Travel through the landscape of California’s rural, urban, ocean, and park sceneries representing the Golden State as it was yesterday, is today, and will be in the future. Features early artists, contemporary painters, Plein-Air painters of tomorrow. Read more 1 other events on Sunday, March 29
Through Our Eyes Mar 29, 2015 Art An exhibition featuring new works from ceramic artist Vicky DeLong and acrylic and waterpainter Michelle Gonzalez. Read more 1 other events on Sunday, March 29
Divine Desire: Printmaking, Mythology, and the Birth of the Baroque Mar 30, 2015 Art

This exhibition showcases engravings produced in the later sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries in northern Europe and Italy. Featured artists include Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1616), Jacob Matham (1571–1631), and Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528). 

Read more 1 other events on Monday, March 30