Arts & Culture

Justin Bieber loves Jasmine Masters' video about bad breath

Justin Bieber is amused by Jasmine Masters

Perhaps Justin Bieber was inspired to write the song “Love Yourself,” after an adverse experience with a girlfriend’s bad breath.

The Biebs was amused by Drag Race season seven contestant Jasmine Masters' YouTube video titled "fix ur breath," where she discusses the perils of talking to someone who is oblivious to their rank oral hygiene.

San Diego Spirits Festival brings fine food and drink together for one weekend

8th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival

The culinary and wine event “San Diego Spirits Festival” is back on Aug. 27 and 28, for its eighth year to give people a taste of the best food and drink the world has to offer.

The festival is the largest food a spirits event in San Diego, and this year there are even more things to sample than ever before.

San Diego rock star gives bisexuals their own anthem

Alicia Champion in her song "Bi"

The bisexual community rarely ever gets heard amidst the flurry of media attention to others within the LGBT acronym.

But San Diego rock artist Alicia Champion has taken her love of music to create a fun rock and roll tune that captures among other things, not being able to choose a date for the evening in her song “Bi.”

Film Review: “Gurukulam”

In “Gurukulam,” Swami Dayananda Saraswati shares his wisdom with his last group. He died in 2015.

“Enlightenment is not an event. It is you.”   – Swami Dayanda Saraswati

The first and last shots in Neil Dalal and Jillian Elizabeth’s “Gurukulam” tell the story without narration or explanation.

Disney World remembers Orlando in a special way

Cinderella's Castle in rainbow colors to honor the fallen in Orlando.

Although Disney theme parks never officially puts their brand behind the LGBT community, they do try to be inclusive of it, and in the wake of the Orlando tragedy they went a step further.

Case in point last Saturday, June 18, Disney World in Florida, just 16 miles away from the tragedy that befell Pulse nightclub, the park did something special.

North Park bartender to compete in Discovery Channel's 'American Tarzan'

Maria Herrera and cast members of 'American Tarzan.'

SAN DIEGO - Local bartender and North Park resident Maria Herrera is heading into the wilderness in a new Discovery Channel series titled “American Tarzan.”

Part “Survivor,” part “Man Vs. Wild,” this nature survival show features six other competitors, each with a special skill, who must traverse four different terrains: the coast, mountains, jungle and canyons.

Drag Race season 8 stars come to the Balboa Theatre in Aug.

Derrick Barry, Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls are just three of the six queens coming to San Diego in August.

Each season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race brings with it unforgettable personalities, great talent and unmitigated nerve.

Season eight was no different. From the great Britney Spears impersonations by Derrick Barry to the elaborate and unique costumes of Kim Chi, Mama Ru had a difficult decision each week in determining who would move on to the next challenge.