Arts & Entertainment

  • Q&A: Del Mar author unearths the secrets to a thriving marriage

    Q&A: Del Mar author unearths the secrets to a thriving marriage

    Seemingly all of a sudden, the friends of Jayne Haines’ two children were getting engaged or married, prompting the questions to come pouring in: How in the world have she and her husband managed to sustain their marriage these past 30 years? But then, it was her son who had gotten engaged, and...

  • Del Mar Art Center Gallery to present 'Art Comes Alive!' opening reception

    Del Mar Art Center Gallery to present 'Art Comes Alive!' opening reception

    The Del Mar Art Center Gallery ushers in 2018 with “ART Comes Alive!" The opening art reception featuring music, refreshments, wine and art is Saturday Feb. 3 from 5-8 p.m. – free admission and two-hour validation is provided for the underground parking

  • Unique gifts abound at Handcrafted

    Unique gifts abound at Handcrafted

    As if moving to a new country wasn't a big enough undertaking, Tomoko Sakurai took over ownership of a unique Solana Beach business just a month after. The Japan native, who moved to Solana Beach last June, purchased the Handcrafted store in the South Cedros Avenue Design District in July from...

  • Encinitas thriller writer Reich launches new hero, new series

    Encinitas thriller writer Reich launches new hero, new series

    Encinitas thriller writer Christopher Reich’s new novel, “The Take,” features a mobster-turned-fixer who finds himself chasing after a stolen letter so sensitive it could upend the world’s balance of power. Reich (“Numbered Account,” “Rules of Deception”) will be at the Gordon Biersch Brewery in...

  • Mom and son lighting up the fashion world

    Mom and son lighting up the fashion world

    What do you get when you combine a mom with a passion for fashion design with a son who’s a Ph.D. candidate in computer science at UC San Diego? In the case of family entrepreneurs Rachel Merrill and Devon Merrill of San Diego, you get Lighted Clothing, a new company that is pushing boundaries...

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