Arts & Culture
- July 17
Wednesday night an art show called Japanese Monster: A Group Art Exhibition opened at Mike Hess Brewing. Twenty-three San Diego artists were displaying their work but one artist was not.
- July 16
Supporters of the Che Café at UC San Diego have been given a short reprieve from eviction. They now hope to work with the university to preserve the music venue and vegan cafe.
- July 16
After more than a century, Sherlock Holmes’ popularity continues to rise with a play at the Globe, more of the BBC series in the wings, and now Sir Ian McKellan taking on the role of the great detective for the feature film, “Mr. Holmes” (opening July 17 in select San Diego theaters).
- July 15
With 600 hours of programming, a quarter mile of exhibit hall and an ever-widening radius of outside activity, Comic-Con is sensory overload and all you can hope to do is taste a tiny sample of the pop culture smorgasbord.
- July 14
The San Diego Symphony performed a surprise concert for 7,000 Star Wars fans during Comic-Con and it was all kept top secret.
- July 13
Inmates of Donovan state prison created artwork for an exhibit at the Oceanside Museum of Art.
- July 13
Over the decades, artists, filmmakers and writers have been fascinated with Coney Island’s amusement parks and carnival sideshows.
- July 11
Director J.J. Abrams and the San Diego Symphony surprised "Star Wars" fans with a free special performance of the music from the franchise at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, a symphony spokesman said Saturday.
- July 10
A new app is being billed as"Uber for queueing up," and it's helping costumed superheroes and their fans at San Diego's annual pop cultural festival.
- July 9
Business owners in the San Diego neighborhood said they don't benefit from the international event so they're hosting Chicano-Con.