Three of Barrio Logan’s cornerstone arts venues will have to halt public events while the owners get the buildings up to fire safety standards. It could be several months before the venues can host art openings and music performances again.
Episode three of Culturecast, VOSD’s podcast covering the intersection of arts and gentrification in Barrio Logan, digs deep into the push to open the Chicano Park Museum and Cultural Center.
Neighborhood activists have decades’ worth of archives on the history of Chicano Park. They have a name picked out for a future museum, and a website. What they don’t have is a building — that’s where they hope the city steps in.
Cabrillo art comes down early, a Barrio Logan group that wants to record in outer space and more in our weekly arts and culture roundup.
An outside group tried to spruce up a local neighborhood. Things didn’t go well.
Rachael Ortiz watched David Alvarez grow up. Then she tried to bury him politically.
Family Health Centers of San Diego wants the city to sell it a little-used parking lot so it can expand. The only thing standing in its way is a slow-moving bureaucracy and a community stalwart with no legal claim to the lot.
Barrio Logan is in the midst of a self-imposed identity crisis. Enter the Barrio Art Association. The group has been formed to fulfill two missions: promote Barrio Logan artists and to preserve the area’s Chicano heritage.
City voters shot down a plan to separate homes and heavy industry in Barrio Logan. Plan supporters say that primary objective is non-negotiable.
Even in Barrio Logan, turnout seemed modest Tuesday, though most supported propositions that would uphold the community’s new growth outline.