Laurie Delk

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Recent Articles

  • Cafe 21 launches all-organic cocktail menu

    Cafe 21 launches all-organic cocktail menu

    A buzzword heard a lot in southern California is "organic" (along with "non-GMO" and the now-controversial "craft beer"). Now topping $43 billion in annual sales, organic products are a driving force in the national food and drink economy. Like many Americans, health conscious San Diegans want...

  • 'Don't Shut Up' exhibit showcases female artists

    'Don't Shut Up' exhibit showcases female artists

    Don't Shut Up is a compelling exhibition this month featuring female artists confronting the issues of sexism, abuse, rape, and discrimination. Hosted by FIG (Feminist Image Group)* and on display at City College, the show aims to lift women's voices through art. On display are works in a variety...

  • Creativity shines at Comic-Con 2017

    Creativity shines at Comic-Con 2017

    Iconic "Kapow!" "Blam!" and "Kaboom!" graphics, along with some of the most memorable characters in movie history (hello, Batman and Superman), came from one place: comic art. Long the red-headed stepchild of fine art, comic art has risen in stature with its accessible, global appeal, unstoppable...

  • Even superheroes need to kick back with a cocktail

    Even superheroes need to kick back with a cocktail

    Costumed super heroes, zombie walks and celebrities fill the streets of downtown San Diego during Comic-Con . Among all of the revelry, superheroes, heroines and villains get a little thirsty. Local bartenders and mixologists put their expertise to work crafting an impressive array of comic themed...

  • 'Together Strong' and full of Pride

    'Together Strong' and full of Pride

    Pride is not just a dedicated month, weekend or day. Pride is a movement toward bringing people together, not just in the LGBT community, but across all walks of life. Local artist/photographer Rikke Ellis-Bahena recognizes the power of Pride and is connecting people with rainbow painted arms grasped...

  • Cotton candy company gets 'fluffed up'

    Cotton candy company gets 'fluffed up'

    Vanessa Corrales, owner of Get Fluffed Up, brings unique flavors to eager adults and kids alike.

  • Feast your eyes on restaurant artwork

    Feast your eyes on restaurant artwork

    Art is exploding all around San Diego. Large scale artwork and murals are moving into multiple restaurants, bringing colorful energy to the dining experience. Rising up in the California art scene with stunning, conversation-starting works, San Diego is propelling the art movement forward and recognizing...

  • A feast for the eyes at San Diego eateries

    A feast for the eyes at San Diego eateries

    Art is exploding all around San Diego. Large-scale artwork and murals are moving into multiple restaurants, bringing colorful energy to the dining experience. Rising up in the California art scene with stunning, conversation-starting works, San Diego is propelling the art movement forward and recognizing...