Comic-Con 2014 has officially kicked off at the San Diego Convention centre. For those who may never have heard of the phenomenon, Comic-Con is a bizarre yet strangely awesome annual event that brings together a whole host of peoples. From cos-players (those guys who get really really really into their costumes) to comic-book recluses, they […]
Many things can fuel an artist to create. I Am Not A Hipster follows a singer-songwriter on his cathartic quest to write songs after the death of his mother. This film is an interesting look at the personal struggles of the creative process, all set in the unique world of the San Diego art scene. […]
Casa Artelexia, a father and daughter business located in San Diego, recently moved to a new location in the design section of Little Italy North. All the goods are from Mexico, with a great selection of colorful handmade artisan items ranging from wooden milagro crosses, Mexican wrestler masked piggy banks, to a wide variety of paper mache skulls celebrating the Day of the Dead. On my recent visit, I was told the website will soon be updated to include more merchandise, so feel free to contact the owners for any items photographed.
OBR Architecture has not only developed a reputation for their avante garde architectural projects, but also for their support of the visual arts. As a regular participant and contributor to Ray At Night, a monthly art event held in San Diego (CA), OBR provides a foundation of cultural support for us all to build upon and grow from. Receptions are held the second Saturday of every month and accompanied by local vendors, food, and musical talent.
Cirque du Soleil is an event shrouded in Franco-Canadian mystery. If you haven’t been, you wonder if a synthesis of circus styles could really reduce people to babbling superlatives when they return. Or if they’ve been bought. This isn’t a normal show of strength, flexibility or prowess. It’s a full five degrees of difficulty more than anything you can expect. Think one-footed unicyclists flipping metal bowls from their spare leg onto the head of another smiling-peddling-balancing-bowl-catching rider. Add costumes, colour, light and music, and you’re only starting to get warm to the spectacle that is Cirque. Read on for more images and a special offer.
I am guilty of romanticizing New England. I daydream about milking goats by a waterfall in the autumn while snacking on Vermont cheddar. Perhaps this explains why I’m drawn to the blog Little Bang Theory written by The Cunning Runt, a photographer living in the hills of Western Massachusetts. It’s through his photographs and travels […]
Do you remember the first time you went to the beach? This is three year-old Nicole’s first time ever playing at the beach. I don’t remember my first time in the sand or water, but I can only hope that I had this much fun! On a technical note, this was shot entirely on the […]
Comic-Con is a visual and media extravaganza in San Diego for the finest in sci-fi, animation, film and video games. This is the Mardi Gras for nerds and I love it. This year’s Con was amazing, from the preview of Ridley Scott new film, Prometheus, to the Frank Miller comedy, Holy Terror, and even a […]
Extraction: SDAWI aims to promote integration and cross-pollination between the many diverse groups of artists in the San Diego and Tijuana area. By co-opting the model used in reality TV, the Agitprop team aims to experiment with pop culture media communication and potentially reach a different and wider audience than might be available with other […]
Di Nigunim is an anarcho-klezmer punk collective from San Diego. Politically and musically radical, Di Nigunim plays an intense brand of punk rock inspired by traditional Jewish music and employing an expansive rotating roster of musicians who rip shit up on accordion, piano, sax, trumpet, and drums.