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MARY JANE: THE MUSICAL ILLUMINATES THE EMERALD TRIANGLE JUNE 21 JULY 8 AT THE MAD RIVER FESTIVAL

“This Bud’s for You” takes on new meaning in Humboldt… Dell’Arte International presents, “Mary Jane: The Musical,” returning to its Festival stage June 21 through July 8,  with four new…

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Artist Spotlight: Mario Torero

By Jed Sanders “Chicano Legacy 40 años”, glass/mosaic mural at UCSD Peterson Hall (2011) Mario Acevedo Torero pushes art beyond the level of a tangible commodity and employs it to…

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San Diego Art Gallery Embraces Grace Slick’s 420 Collection

By Esther Rubio-Sheffrey Grace Slick, legendary ‘60s rock icon turned artist, will unveil her 420 Collection at downtown’s Alexander Salazar Fine Art Gallery, from Dec. 1st through Jan. 31st. The…

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November 2011 Performing Arts Portal

Ragnarok and The Great American Trailer Park Musical 
By: Marc Emmelmann Leigh Scarritt as Linoleum/”Lin” Melinda Gilb as Betty Kailey O’Donnell as Pickles (photo credit Daren Scott) With San Diego…

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Artist Spotlight: William Bucher

By Jed Sanders. I have to admit, I’ve never been a big fan of street art. I think it’s mainly because I don’t quite understand it all. On one side…

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Artist Spotlight: Brad “SLAG” Sluder

By: Jed Sanders A long time ago, before the days of digital cameras and photography, it was common for an artist’s role in society to be to illustrate and paint…

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The Myths of Marijuana and Creativity

By Jed Sanders Ivana Jae | Ivanajae@tokin-art.com | www.tokin-art.com There are many myths today that surround cannabis. 10 years ago, the Creativity Research Journal published an article called “Effects of…

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September Performing Arts Portal

By: Marc Emmelmann San Diego is undergoing a bit of drama in the performing arts world with the recent closure of SUSHI in the East Village, our ultimate advant garde…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Stacy D’Aguiar- “Un-Real Art”

By: Jed Sanders. The terms “abstract” and “contemporary” art can make us all feel a little uneasy these days. What instantly comes to mind are artists who haven’t spent the…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Sean Dietrich "Studio Industriacide" (unedited)

By Jed Sanders. Sean Dietrich is the Charles Bukowski of the art world.  He’s a genuine soul that’s not afraid to speak his mind.  He paints what he feels and…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Sean Dietrich “Studio Industriacide” (unedited)

By Jed Sanders. Sean Dietrich is the Charles Bukowski of the art world.  He’s a genuine soul that’s not afraid to speak his mind.  He paints what he feels and…

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June 2011 Performing Arts Portal

By: Marc Emmelmann Who is Jon Block? That question has a nice ring to it. No thanks to Ayn Rand’s famously mysterious fictional character, Jon Galt, in Atlas Shrugged. Although…

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Dancers Talking Pot

Article By Marc Emmelmann | Photo by Tim Richards Is marijuana a part of professional dance culture? I checked in with two likeable, local dance professionals in San Diego to…

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Artist Spotlight: Chris Konecki

Artist Spotlight: Chris Konecki By. Jed Sanders 500 Francs San Diego Dreams That Follow Small Subliminal Trip Cover Art Ticket NUG May 2011 Cover Art One great thing about San…

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April Performing Arts Portal: SEXY TIME

By. Marc Emmelmann Natalia: “I’m sorry to bother you, but I couldn’t tell anyone else. I don’t know another woman who gives her body so frequently…Oh! I’m sorry, my English.…

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Anthony Ausgang

By Jed Sanders. “Lowbrow”, also known as “Pop-Surrealism”, is an underground art movement that has been highly ignored by the mainstream art media and its critics.  This genre of art…

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A CREAMY BLEND OF FANTASTIC & FABULOUS

By Marc Emmelmann Melanie Dellas’ new book, Fantastic Fabulous Creatures and Beasts (Volume 1), is perfect for children or anyone with a whimsical spirit. 22 beasts & creatures are introduced…

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A CREAMY BLEND OF FANTASTIC & FABULOUS

By Marc Emmelmann Melanie Dellas’ new book, Fantastic Fabulous Creatures and Beasts (Volume 1), is perfect for children or anyone with a whimsical spirit. 22 beasts & creatures are introduced…

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FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY PARTIES, ROAR!

By: Marc Emmelmann The parties have just begun in Bankers Hill – Friday Night Comedy Parties that is!  Nestled between the Tin Can Alehouse and an unnamed drag bar is…

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Local Artist: Jasmine Worth

Article By: Jed Sanders B&W(right) Photo By: Darkman Jasmine Worth is a creative chameleon of sorts with the ability to apply a keen artistic touch in everything she delves in.…

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