Dorian Hargrove 8 p.m., Dec. 11
Local artist defaces obscure currency, destroys spray cans, and otherwise mixes media to create his art
"The idea for the portraits on paper money came from a Thumbprint Gallery show called C.R.E.A.M. which stood for ‘cash rules everything around me,’ explains Isaac Coronado, better known as Optimus Volts. “I found a ...
Ryan Bros lead the way to guilt-free tuna melts
My friend Sorin and I have come through the sunny doors of Ryan Bros Coffee here in Barrio Logan. Beautiful place they gutted after taking over from Chuey's old school Mexican bar/eatery/dance spot and transformed ...
Environmental Health Coalition claims "false statements" used to gather signatures
San Diego's shipping industry has waged an all-out assault on the newly adopted Community Plan Update for Barrio Logan. A handful of large shipping-related businesses such as General Dynamics (NASSCO), BAE Systems, Continental Maritime, and ...
Barrio Logan artist comments on his residency in Oceanside and the importance of fostering communities.
Armando de la Torre’s residence at the Oceanside Museum of Art (made possible through a James Irvine Foundation grant) begins this holiday season. The grant is supposed to provide for artists to explore ideas of ...
It’s too bad they don’t give a Craig Noel Award for Audience of the Year. I sat in a sure nominee recently at OnStage. High school students packed the house. They hung on every word ...
National City artist examines the emotions behind body language in an exhibit at EQ Culture Studios.
Seafood-sandwich dream in Barrio Logan
“Our dream is to make the seafood sandwich as available as the hamburger.”
No puedo respirar
Barrio Logan’s mixture of residential and industrial use has taken its toll on the citizenry, who have higher rates of asthma than people in other San Diego neighborhoods.
Ed stumbles upon Sushi on a Roll, gets an education — for example, eat sushi with your fingers, not chopsticks. And by all means, don’t stab sushi with chopsticks (bad luck).
A tour of San Diego coffee shops that roast their own beans.