Alex Zaragoza

Alex Zaragoza is a freelance writer covering arts and culture in San Diego and Tijuana. She also writes the column "There She Goz" for San Diego CityBeat, which has led her to skydive, pose nude and contact her spirit guides in the great beyond. Not at the same time, of course. You can read her random inane thoughts on Twitter by following @there_she_goz or contact her directly at

Last year was rough for the San Diego Opera. Now with a new chief, the company is on course to shake things up in the traditional art form. “By presenting opera in spaces that might be surprising, you have the potential to bring people to opera that haven’t attended before,” David Bennett tells us.