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Barrio Logan Exhibit Highlights Homeless Population

Barrio Logan Exhibit Highlights Homeless Population

Sept. 24
By Dwane Brown

"Invisible Drawings and Prints" features 15 large block prints capturing images of homeless men — most of whom are from the streets of San Diego.

State Craft Icons On View At Mingei International Museum In Balboa ...

State Craft Icons On View At Mingei International Museum In Balboa Park

Sept. 21
By Angela Carone

The Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park is asking: what craft item represents your home state? A new exhibit called "Made in America" looks at iconic craft pieces from all 50 states.

Picture This: San Diego Artists, Curators Face Off In Softball Game

Picture This: San Diego Artists, Curators Face Off In Softball Game

Sept. 11
By Angela Carone

A team of San Diego artists will take the field against a team of curators and museum directors this Sunday in a softball showdown.

Don Bachardy's Hollywood Portraits Make County Debut In Chula Vista

Don Bachardy's Hollywood Portraits Make County Debut In Chula Vista

Sept. 9
By Angela Carone

Don Bachardy’s portraits of artists, actors and other cultural figures will be on view at the Southwestern College Art Gallery in Chula Vista.

Exhibit Celebrates Lost Architecture Of Movie Box Offices

Exhibit Celebrates Lost Architecture Of Movie Box Offices

Sept. 4
By Angela Carone

The movie box office is a thing of the past. A new exhibit of photographs celebrates their architectural beauty.

Tiki Oasis Heads Into Space For 2015

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.

Hobbits And Circus Win Big At 2015 Fringe Awards

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.

Japanese Monsters, El Santo, And Ephemeral Art

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Preview: Big Trouble In East Village

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.

UC San Diego May Lose Art Gallery

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.

Rochelle Botello's Dog Days Exhibit Challenges Expectations About Art

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.

Being Naked In UCSD Art Class Is Required But Not Remarkable

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.

USD's 'Rembrandt: A Decade Of Brilliance' Allows People To Look Ove...

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.