Laurie Delk

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  • Exhibition provides view 'Through the Eyes of the Artist'

    Exhibition provides view 'Through the Eyes of the Artist'

      Bringing binational unity to the San Diego art scene, Studio Door in North Park presents the second annual exhibition of "Through the Eyes of the Artist." Organized by Studio C artists, Laura Lehman and Carlos Castrejon, the show displays artists from both sides of the border of the United States...

  • You be the judge: Humorous or offensive wine labels?

    You be the judge: Humorous or offensive wine labels?

    Offensive or humorous? Edgy or tasteless? In recent years, there has been a stream of wines that push the envelope on political and social "correctness" and focus the consumer's attention on the label instead of the juice inside. Often the grape varietal plays second fiddle to the ostentatiousness...

  • Happy Hour doesn't have to be unhealthy

    Happy Hour doesn't have to be unhealthy

    A Healthy Happy Hour might strike you as something of an oxymoronic concept. Surprisingly, even in our beach-lovin', body-conscious city, the majority of all happy hour menus are bursting with guilty pleasures including fried calamari, loaded nachos and fried fish tacos. On the extreme end? Duck...

  • Can drinking beer actually be healthy?

    Can drinking beer actually be healthy?

    March is National Nutrition Month, which may give some gustatory pause on eating and craft beer drinking habits. In the paradise mecca of San Diego brewing, it's easy to go glutton and forget about growing waistlines. True, history has considered beer to be nutritious, particularly in the Middle...

  • OH! San Diego delights with architecture tours

    OH! San Diego delights with architecture tours

    The Urban Discovery Academy in East Village . (Courtesy photo)In the words of Dr. Seuss, "Oh! The Places You'll Go!" This is particularly fitting for when you explore architecture during this weekend's multiple OH! San Diego tours. Sponsored by the San Diego Architectural Foundation and Pacific...

  • Try your hand at weaving while sipping cocktails

    Try your hand at weaving while sipping cocktails

    Normal Heights hotspot Sycamore Den takes the ancient art of weaving to its coolest heights with an upcoming workshop with local artist Sarah Eli on March 22. The skillful craft has shaped humanity throughout time, and dates anywhere from 6000 BC to a whopping 27,000 years ago (that's the Paleolithic...

  • Raise a pint to military servicemembers

    San Diego is home to hundreds of thousands of military personnel (both active, reserve and veterans). Contributing to more than 25 percent of all jobs in the county, the military keeps our city alive and kicking. We at PACIFIC would like to raise a pint to the courage of our servicemembers with...

  • Feast your eyes on these architectural marvels

    Feast your eyes on these architectural marvels

    While we don't have the history that cities like Paris, Rome or Barcelona have, San Diego abounds with unexpected and fascinating architecture. From Churrigueresque to a hyperbolic paraboloid, the county is dotted with entrancing works sure to be spawn a treasure hunt for art lovers, budding architects,...

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