Art

Perpetual Motion: Dwreck

This month I’ve danced in Dante’s inferno barefoot and begged the disk jockey for an encore. I’ve dined on forbidden fruits and drank moonshine for dessert. I’ve sent a crow…

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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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The Importance of Music in the Cannabis Movement and Why We Feel the Need to Explain…


By: M.J. Smith So, we have received a few comments recently that we are wasting our voices, time, and efforts by covering music in NUG Magazine. Apparently, some people do…

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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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NUG Magazine is GROWING!

National NUG Publisher’s Letter Welcome to your inaugural issue of NUG Magazine! We have been receiving requests to bring our publication to other states for a long time and are…

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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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Perpetual Motion “An Exploration into the American Glass

Blowing Culture” (Unedited)
By: Aaron Evans “Personally I’ve always found something mesmerizing, magical, even hypnotic, about a solid object that stays in a perpetual state of motion.  Infinitely flowing as if…

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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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May 2011 Volume 3 Issue 5 Hits the streets!

May is upon us and before we dive into anything else, I want to take a moment to say Happy Mother’s Day to ALL the moms out there! I have…

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The Story Behind NUG Magazine’s May Cover

The Story Behind NUG Magazine’s May Cover In the latest painting by Christopher Konecki, two birds search for each other and fall in love in Americas Finest City. The two…

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Tape Deck Mountain

How’d The Show Go? 
By: sandieganliz On Friday, April 15, 2011, an indie rock band called Tape Deck Mountain played at the Soda Bar in North Park. This 3-piece band…

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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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San Diego IndieFest 2011

Nug Magazine was at San Diego IndieFest and we had one of three stages as well as a booth providing everyone with free mags and music in our fight to…

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Medicinal Cannabis and its Impact on Human Health (Documentary)

By Eugene Davidovich, San Diego Liaison for Americans for Safe Access This game-changing documentary presents the most comprehensive synopsis of the medical science surrounding the world’s most controversial plant to…

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4th Annual Dia de la Mujer Celebration

How’d The Show Go? By: sandieganliz On March 3, 2011, Casa Familiar’s The Front celebrated their 4th Annual Dia de la Mujer celebration, featuring an art exhibit, poetry reading, and…

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March NUG hits the streets San Diego!

March is already here and I feel like February was WAY too short! Even so, the NUG staff worked extremely hard on a tight deadline to bring you another issue…

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February issue of NUG Magazine hits the streets!

February is here and once again, it’s time for love! Speaking of love, we wanted to give some to our advertisers, because without them, we wouldn’t be able to bring…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Brian Dombrowsky

Brian Dombrowksy paints landscapes with oils that would make Bob Ross proud. His fervent color palette has an incredible warming effect that draws you in, making you feel all cozy…

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Performance Art Portal 2

By: Marc Emmelmann Many dank artistic expressions are flowering this spring in our fine city of culture and diversity. There is something for everyone, and I’ve jotted down a few…

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Caleb Aero

By Ben G. Rowin I have watched the attention surrounding Caleb Aero for years now.His art is an inspiration to all artists, no matter what medium they choose for their…

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