The Logan Avenue building that houses La Bodega Gallery has become a thriving anchor in a transforming community. But it’s also scrambling to address city and fire safety code issues that have thrown its ability to host big shows into question.
Chicano Park gets its Historic Landmark status, inside a San Diego Sound Booth, two political paintings in the news and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.
Everyone agrees Barrio Logan is changing. The friction comes from discussions over how the change should take shape, and whether it’s a bad thing. In the final episode of Culturecast Season 1, artists, architects and developers weigh in on what people should be doing to address gentrification.
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.
Lizard boys and dog murals, telling tales of identity and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.
Episode four of Culturecast, VOSD’s podcast covering the intersection of arts and gentrification in Barrio Logan, explores community members’ fears that Barrio Logan will follow the same trajectory as East Village if the Chargers get their new downtown stadium. They say the arts scene that’s been flourishing in and around Barrio Logan will die if the stadium’s built.
In a letter obtained by Voice of San Diego, Chargers owner Dean Spanos pledged to labor unions to establish a community land trust for neighborhoods that would most likely see increased property values and gentrification.
A program serves disadvantaged youth, mostly from immigrant families, to help them become the first in their families to graduate from college.
The first episode of Culturecast, our new podcast that for its first season examines the tensions created by gentrification and the artistic renaissance in Barrio Logan, ended on a cliffhanger. This week, we pick up where we left off and dig into the challenges local developer Greg Strangman faced after rehabbing a few buildings in Barrio Logan. To […]
A real-time look at a changing Barrio Logan, historic Agua Caliente ads have many defenders, what’s next for Bread & Salt and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.