Stories by Angela Carone
The Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair is the place for galleries and artists to vie for the attention of local art collectors. This is the fourth year for the fair, which has changed locations three times. KPBS arts reporter Angela Carone says the art fair will be held in the city’s cultural heart - Balboa Park - in a little-known building used for competitive badminton.
On July 1st , California will be the first state in the nation to ban foie gras, which is the fatty liver of a duck or goose. It’s being banned because of the way it’s harvested, which some say is cruel to the animals. Here in San Diego, animal rights activists are declaring victory while chefs and foodies cringe in horror.
A brewery built in Barrio Logan after Prohibition contained bright murals and colorful windows, furniture and even ceiling beams. The property is now a parking lot, and the art's been sitting in storage for more than two decades. This is the first of a two-part series reported together with Voice of San Diego.