Wednesday, December 2, 2020     Volume: 21, Issue: 39

Santa Maria Sun / Arts

Elwin Mussell Center hosts two upcoming drive-in holiday concerts

The city of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department is sponsoring two drive-in holiday concerts at the Elwin Mussell Center in Santa Maria, on Thursday, Dec. 3, and Thursday, Dec. 17. Both concerts will include selections of holiday music and are designed for attendees to enjoy from the comfort ...

Wildling Museum presents Zoom program with conservationist and author Beth Pratt

The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature in Solvang presents The Wild Wonder of California and Beyond, a special Zoom presentation with conservationist and author Beth Pratt (pictured), on Wednesday, Dec. 2, starting at 4 p.m. The program is part of the museum’s ongoing Zoom lecture series, spons...

'Tis the season for PCPA's first virtual cabaret production, Home for the Holidays


Last November, I fondly remember sitting in the Marian Theatre watching Yusef Seevers steal the show as Sebastian in PCPA’s production of The Little Mermaid. If anyone had told me that one year from then, Seevers would be singing Christmas carols in my living room, I’d accuse them of los...

Local artist Jason Mayr continues painting and teaching through the pandemic


Jason Mayr is an amazing painter whose images seem to glow from within. He also had what is arguably the best kind of art instruction, a six-year mentorship with a master painter, in this case Spanish impressionist Joseph Mendez. Understanding the importance of that kind of instruction, Mayr has bee...

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Would a second stay-at-home order be effective at slowing the spread of COVID-19?

No, pandemic fatigue is too high to get people to follow a stay-at-home order.
Yes, we need it, otherwise our hospitals will be in rough shape.
Local governments should get a say—not all purple tier counties are the same.
It would be bad news for the economy.

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