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Tiki Oasis Heads Into Space For 2015

Aug. 13
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Tiki Oasis boasts that it’s the biggest Tiki weekender on the planet — actually that’s been amended to “in the solar system” since this year’s theme is Yesterday’s Future Today.

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Hobbits And Circus Win Big At 2015 Fringe Awards

Aug. 3
By Beth Accomando

The 2015 San Diego International Fringe Festival wrapped up Sunday night with an awards ceremony and here's who won.

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Japanese Monsters, El Santo, And Ephemeral Art

July 17
By Beth Accomando

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.

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Art Exhibit About Coney Island Opens At San Diego Museum Of Art

July 13
By Angela Carone

Over the decades, artists, filmmakers and writers have been fascinated with Coney Island’s amusement parks and carnival sideshows.

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San Diego Central Library Hosts 'The Art of Comic-Con'

June 19
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Comic-Con is only weeks away but to tide you over the San Diego Public Library will be partnering with Comic-Con International to present "The Art of Comic-Con," opening this Saturday.

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Preview: Big Trouble In East Village

June 9
By Beth Accomando

The timing of Thumbprint Gallery’s Big Trouble in East Village couldn’t be better. The one night (June 9 at Basic Urban Kitchen) only fan art show pays tribute to John Carpenter’s 1986 cult favorite "Big Trouble In Little China." It arrives on the heels of news that Dwayne Johnson will star in a remake.

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UC San Diego May Lose Art Gallery

May 25
By Angela Carone

The university's 50-year-old art gallery has not been funded for next year.

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Rochelle Botello's Dog Days Exhibit Challenges Expectations About Art

May 22
By Beth Accomando

Hidden off an alley on Logan Avenue is Punto Experimental, an art gallery that specializes in experimental and contemporary art, and its mission is to challenge how we define what art is.

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Being Naked In UCSD Art Class Is Required But Not Remarkable

May 18
By Angela Carone

Having to get naked for a college class may seem unusual, but maybe not if you’re an art student. A UCSD professor has been at the center of a media storm because he requires students to do just that.

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USD's 'Rembrandt: A Decade Of Brilliance' Allows People To Look Over The Artist's Shoulder

May 15
By Beth Accomando

University of San Diego’s Hoehn Family Galleries is currently hosting the exhibit, "Rembrandt: A Decade of Brilliance, 1648-1658," and it’s an eye-opening showcase of prints from the Dutch painter and printmaker.

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Art About Jamaican Dancehall On View At Lux Art Institute

May 13
By Angela Carone

Jamaican artist Ebony G. Patterson makes tapestries featuring the world of dancehall music, fashion, and culture.

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Balboa Park's Timken Museum Appoints New General Manager

May 11
By Angela Carone

Megan Pogue, a former vice president at the San Diego Symphony, will be the first general manager at the Timken Museum of Art.

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Local Artist Creates 'Arts Incubator' At The Studio Door

May 1
By Beth Accomando

The Studio Door in North Park focuses on two things: assisting artists with art-to-market knowledge and creating opportunities that will help artists grow by providing working studio space, an online presence, and curating exhibits.

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Behind The Scenes Of 'Cirquetacular! Cirquetacular!'

April 17
By Beth Accomando

The Circus Collective of San Diego is a group of circus artists who present original shows that blur the lines between traditional circus and contemporary theatre. Last year they did a film noir circus, "Circustantial Evidence," now they serve up “Cirquetacular! Cirquetacular!”

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Stunning El Anatsui Exhibit On Display At Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

March 9
By Angela Carone

A stunning new exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego features the work of an internationally acclaimed artist from Africa who makes shimmering sculptures out of discarded bottle caps.