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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.

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Handmade Black Dolls Exhibit Offers Insight Into Past And Present

Feb. 26
By Angela Carone

How important is it for children to have dolls that look like them? An exhibit of handmade black dolls at the Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park offers some historical insight into this question.

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Exhibit In La Jolla Imagines Alternate Future For Lost Buildings

Feb. 16
By Angela Carone

A new exhibit at the La Jolla Historical Society explores an alternate future for important buildings lost to history. "What Was Is" features an impressive list of how artists imagine what those buildings would look like today.

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Artists And Illustrators Wanted...By The US Navy (Video)

Feb. 3
By Beth Ford Roth

Did you know the U.S. Navy has an art collection of more than 20,000 paintings, illustrations, and engravings? The head curator of the Navy Art Collection wants to add to that compilation, and is asking sailors to submit artwork that capture life in the Navy.

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San Diego Museum Of Art Unveils New Masterpiece

Jan. 20
By Dwane Brown

The painting, "Saint Francis in Prayer in a Grotto" was purchased using a $1.5 million donation.

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'Mr. Turner' Brings Painter To Vivid Life

Jan. 8
By Beth Accomando

Director Mike Leigh is known for fashioning scripts from a long improvisational process with his actors. He puts this to good use to breathe life into "Mr. Turner" (opening Friday at Arclight La Jolla) about innovative landscape painter J.M.W. Turner.

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'Mona Lisa Is Missing' Looks To Art Crime Of The Century

Dec. 11
By Rebecca Romani

In 1911, someone stole the most famous painting in the world. Director Joe Medeiros finds out why in "Mona Lisa Is Missing," screening Thursday night at La Paloma Theater.

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Expansion Plans Presented For La Jolla Contemporary Art Museum

Nov. 19
By Angela Carone

Early designs for the expanded Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla reveal a bigger footprint and a building that tries to be "kinder."

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Public Meetings To Be Held On Future Lindbergh Field Murals

Nov. 14
By City News Service

The public will be able to talk with artist Jari "Werc" Alvarez about their ideas for art that will appear on the east face of the Commuter Terminal at Lindbergh Field.

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Brewery Artwork Saved From Wrecking Ball Gets New Life In Logan Heights Library

Nov. 11
By Angela Carone

Painted in the 1930s, discovered in the 1980s, and then mothballed for years, the city-owned murals and artifacts from Barrio Logan's historic Aztec Brewery will be placed in the Logan Heights Library.

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Sculptor, Photographer Come Together To Create Exhibit In La Jolla

Sept. 26
Michael Bovee

Two San Diego artists — one a sculptor from Iran, the other a photographer from Iowa — have come together to create an exhibit of their work at a home in La Jolla.

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Tiki Oasis Goes Beat, Can You Dig It?

Aug. 15
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Tiki Oasis boasts that it is the biggest tiki weekender on the planet and will quell your wanderlust and quench your thirst.

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'Angels, Aliens And Drag Queens' At The Ocean Beach Playhouse

Aug. 7
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

The Ocean Beach Playhouse has been enlivening the arts scene with theater, film and music for the past four years. Saturday they present their first standalone group art show "Angels, Aliens and Drag Queens."