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Stories by Kendra Osburn

Culture Lust Weekend: "The Lost Supper," Amos Lee and Go!

Culture Lust Weekend: "The Lost Supper," Amos Lee and Go!

Jan. 26
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Get some Free Energy at The Loft, some slow food and slow art at So Say We All and learn how to play the most popular board game in the world at the Museum of Man this Culture Lust Weekend!

Culture Lust Weekend: Restaurant Week, Sonic Diasporas and 'That's ...

Culture Lust Weekend: Restaurant Week, Sonic Diasporas and 'That's What She Said'

Jan. 20
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Eat, drink and be extra happy this Culture Lust Weekend as it's San Diego Restaurant Week. In between bites, enjoy a mini music festival at UCSD's Sonic Diasporas or get your feminine fix at Subtext's newest exhibition, "That's What She Said."

Culture Lust Weekend: Luscious Noise, Alison Saar and 'Hamlet'

Culture Lust Weekend: Luscious Noise, Alison Saar and 'Hamlet'

Jan. 13
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Another fascinating artist at Lux, classical music in the club, and "Hamlet" on the big screen, not to mention modern dance, cabaret-style. Culture Lust has these recommendations for your weekend.

Culture Lust Weekend: 'Exuberance Found,' 'Strange Bones,' and 'Wes...

Culture Lust Weekend: 'Exuberance Found,' 'Strange Bones,' and 'West Side Story'

Jan. 6
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Debunk the science behind "CSI" at "Strange Bones," find your exuberance at "Exuberance Found" and "feel pretty, oh so pretty" at "West Side Story" this Culture Lust Weekend.

Culture Lust Weekend: Gingerbread Collective, Flood Tide: Remixed a...

Culture Lust Weekend: Gingerbread Collective, Flood Tide: Remixed and Fitz & the Tantrums

Dec. 16
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Relive the days of long division in the digital age, eat your way through an art competition and then boogie over to The Belly Up for some soul with Fitz & the Tantrums!

Culture Lust Weekend: The Black Keys, Human ACTion Festival & Holid...

Culture Lust Weekend: The Black Keys, Human ACTion Festival & Holiday Theater

Dec. 9
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

In between shopping, tree trimming, and baking, why not enjoy a little local art and culture? We've got a list of suggestions that should do the trick.

Culture Lust Weekend: December Nights, 'Plaid Tidings' & Handmade H...

Culture Lust Weekend: December Nights, 'Plaid Tidings' & Handmade Holiday Shopping

Dec. 2
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

It's only the second day of December but San Diego is taking it's "off season" very seriously. Between December nights, festive plays and handmade holiday gifts, you'd better grab hold of your winter coat because the season is officially upon us!

Culture Lust Weekend: Ruined, Tim Kasher and All That Remains

Culture Lust Weekend: Ruined, Tim Kasher and All That Remains

Nov. 11
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn, Meredith Hattam

Household objects are reincarnated, poodles are mixed with pop culture, and desert houses are moved indoors this Culture Lust Weekend.

Culture Lust Weekend: Mavis Staples, Graveyard Tours And San Diego ...

Culture Lust Weekend: Mavis Staples, Graveyard Tours And San Diego Beer Week

Nov. 4
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Drink beer, build sculptures and go see Mavis Staples this weekend. Culture Lust has a long list of lustable events for you to choose from this first November weekend.

Culture Lust Weekend: The Crucible, Genius of Soul, Halloween Parties

Culture Lust Weekend: The Crucible, Genius of Soul, Halloween Parties

Oct. 29
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

In addition to lusting on culture this week, we're creeping on it. We've got parties for the costumed among us and art events for more formal wear. Check out what Culture Lust thinks you should pay attention to this weekend.

Culture Lust Weekend: Fruit of the Soul, Frightened Rabbit, Pumpkin...

Culture Lust Weekend: Fruit of the Soul, Frightened Rabbit, Pumpkins and Breasts

Oct. 14
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Between the breasts and bright orange gourds of October, fall is a fruitful time for the Arts & Culture scene. If you're not hoppin' on over to House of Blues for Frightened Rabbit or jammin' with the fam this Saturday at NCM, get your weekend cultural quota during Fruit of the Soul.

Culture Lust Weekend: Fabulous Forts, Literary Death Match And La J...

Culture Lust Weekend: Fabulous Forts, Literary Death Match And La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

Oct. 7
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Whether rainy days make you rejoice or recoil, beachwear is a no-go this Culture Lust weekend. But fear not - we have a lot of art & culture to keep cabin fever at bay and liven up a rather damp San Diego. Oh, and may we suggest taking Wednesday off from work as it's the busiest hump day in Culture Lust history.

Culture Lust Weekend: San Diego Film Festival, 'Sextet' and Entijua...

Culture Lust Weekend: San Diego Film Festival, 'Sextet' and Entijuanarte

Sept. 30
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Running between the Gaslamp district and the border may sound exhausting, but with the Film Festival and Tijuana's art festival, there is just so much Culture to Lust after, we're arranging carpool parties over here at KPBS.

Culture Lust Weekend: Trolley Dances, Adams Avenue Street Fair and ...

Culture Lust Weekend: Trolley Dances, Adams Avenue Street Fair and Die Roten Punkte

Sept. 23
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

It's time to get eclectic this Culture Lust Weekend. Between Berlin comedy-rockers Die Roten Punkte, dance parties on San Diego's trolleys and strolling the Adams Avenue Street Fair, you'll have your proverbial plate full.

Culture Lust Weekend: San Diego Restaurant Week, Kidfunk and Belle ...

Culture Lust Weekend: San Diego Restaurant Week, Kidfunk and Belle Baranceanu

Sept. 16
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Calling all eaters! It's San Diego Restaurant Week. Foodies and penny pinchers alike, this week take entree into San Diego's best restaurants for half the price.

Culture Lust Weekend: Ocean Beach Music Fest, SD Music Awards, And ...

Culture Lust Weekend: Ocean Beach Music Fest, SD Music Awards, And Toy Pianos

Sept. 9
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

From tiny toy pianos to street wide music festivals, this is set to be a euphonic (and euphoric) Culture Lust weekend. Don't miss The Ocean Beach Music & Arts Festival, the San Diego Music Awards or the Thrift Store Cowboys.

Culture Lust Weekend: Art San Diego, Dance And Cuban Salsa

Culture Lust Weekend: Art San Diego, Dance And Cuban Salsa

Sept. 2
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Lots of culture lusting to be done at the Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair and the always innovative Patricia Rincon Dance Collective will offer a weekend festival of dance from both sides of the border.

Culture Lust Weekend:

Culture Lust Weekend:

Sept. 1
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

This CL weekend you should...

Culture Lust Weekend: Del Mar Beer Fest, Industrial Jazz Group and ...

Culture Lust Weekend: Del Mar Beer Fest, Industrial Jazz Group and Michoacán Artwork

Aug. 19
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Sad that summer is coming to a close? Don't be! Between the Del Mar Beer Fest, Summergrass festival, and the New Children's Museum's Party Animals Gala you have plenty of excuses to have a little fun in the outdoors.

Culture Lust Weekend: The Fatum Brothers, 'Packing for Mars,' and S...

Culture Lust Weekend: The Fatum Brothers, 'Packing for Mars,' and Sandcastle Competitions

Aug. 5
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Whether you are getting jazzy with the Fatum Brothers and their orchestra, playing like the Victorians with paper or learning what to pack on your trip to Mars, you'll be busy this Culture Lust Weekend.

Culture Lust Weekend: Paula Poundstone, Children's Film Festival, a...

Culture Lust Weekend: Paula Poundstone, Children's Film Festival, and Ché Underground

July 29
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Between biking through "Tijuego," going to Ché Underground's punk-revival weekend, and meeting this strange little guy to the left, you have a lot to do this Culture Lust weekend.

Culture Lust Weekend: Comic-Con Parties And 'A Midsummer Night's Dr...

Culture Lust Weekend: Comic-Con Parties And 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

July 22
By Kendra Osburn

Even if you didn't get a pass for this year's sold-out Comic-Con convention, you can still party like a storm trooper. If pop culture fandom is not your thing, we have plenty of other options for you.

Culture Lust Weekend: "Come Get Weird," Wilde, And Art, Art, Art

Culture Lust Weekend: "Come Get Weird," Wilde, And Art, Art, Art

July 15
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

This Culture Lust Weekend we think you should "Get Weird" with Traffique, be witty with Wilde, and get out to all the amazing art shows happening around town.

Culture Lust Weekend: Kings of Leon, Counter Culture, and James Luna

Culture Lust Weekend: Kings of Leon, Counter Culture, and James Luna

July 8
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

Art and music luminaries descend on San Diego this Culture Lust weekend: Kings of Leon, James Luna, The Wailers, Grace Slick, and more!

Culture Lust Weekend: 'Avenue Q,' Femi Kuti, And Chocolate

Culture Lust Weekend: 'Avenue Q,' Femi Kuti, And Chocolate

July 1
By Kendra Osburn

This Culture Lust Weekend check out CocoRosie, Friday Night Liberty, and head on over to "Avenue Q" for some R-rated puppet shenanigans.

Culture Lust Weekend: A 'Grease' Sing-A-Long, Craft Mafia, And Char...

Culture Lust Weekend: A 'Grease' Sing-A-Long, Craft Mafia, And Charlie Brown

June 24
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

This Culture Lust weekend, we think you should get jazzy in Carlsbad, a little sun-kissed in OB, and a little indulgent in La Jolla.

Culture Lust Weekend: 'Surf Report,' Skateboard Art, And Protected ...

Culture Lust Weekend: 'Surf Report,' Skateboard Art, And Protected Ping Pong

June 17
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn

This Culture Lust weekend, check out surf on a stage, spend some time in the mind of artist John Antoski, and do the tight rope with Janelle Monáe.

Culture Lust Weekend:  Shakespeare, Richard Allen Morris, and Maren...

Culture Lust Weekend: Shakespeare, Richard Allen Morris, and Maren Parusel

June 10
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn, Meredith Hattam

This Culture Lust weekend, we think you should double your dose of the Bard (starring a "Happy Days" alum!), see what venerable local artist Richard Allen Morris has been up to, and chill out with Maren Parusel.