The Push for a Harassment-Free Comic-Con
Women who spend hours on costumes for Comic-Con often have much different experiences at the convention than men. A group of women wants Comic-Con to create a detailed harassment policy – and to make sure convention-goers know it exists.
Sara Libby | July 24, 2014 |
Personalities, Permits and the Impracticality of Public Art
A local artist and the city's interim director of the Commission for Arts and Culture have butted heads over two recent projects. To keep one alive, artist Roberto Salas says he'll bypass the city altogether.
Gwyneth Shoecraft | July 18, 2014 |
Culture Report: She’s Crafty, Global Empowerment Edition
Alex Zaragoza | July 15, 2014 |
Barrio Logan Group Wants Artists to Rise Along With New Buildings
Barrio Logan is in the midst of a self-imposed identity crisis. Enter the Barrio Art Association. The group has been formed to fulfill two missions: promote Barrio Logan artists and to preserve the area’s Chicano heritage.
Alex Zaragoza | July 14, 2014 |
New Life for Park Boulevard Sculptures After a Big Roadblock
It’s been a long road for Roberto Salas and his series public art installation, “Night Visions.” After a long battle with the city over the ultimate fate of the installation, the fully restored pieces made their debut earlier this month.
Alex Zaragoza | June 30, 2014 |
What Chicago, Comedy and Folk Music Could Teach the San Diego Opera
Randy Dotinga | May 7, 2014 |
Culture Report: Yes, Arts and Culture Are Worth Your While
San Diego's arts community isn't doing so bad after all, plus a powerful voice to save the opera, a 100-hour world record for theater and a new home for Space 4 Art - all in our weekly culture roundup.
Alex Zaragoza | May 6, 2014 |
How San Diego Became a Cultural Institution Graveyard
The Ken Cinema is set to close its doors at the end of the month, and the San Diego Opera's fate is in question as well. And those groups aren't outliers in what's been a rough year for the cultural community.