Monday, November 18, 2019     Volume: 20, Issue: 37

Santa Maria Sun / Arts

Solvang Antiques holds annual Holiday Art Show

Solvang Antiques Fine Art Gallery’s annual Holiday Art Show opens on Friday, Nov. 29, and will run through Tuesday, Dec. 31. A special champagne reception to celebrate the show’s debut will take place on Saturday, Nov. 30, from noon to 4 p.m. Artists will be present during the reception,...

Heart of the Valley series hosts guest speaker Joe Dana

Heart of the Valley, a free monthly history series presented by the Santa Maria Public Library, hosts its next event on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 10:15 a.m. This month’s meeting will feature guest speaker Joe Dana, who will host a presentation on his ancestor, William Goodwin Dana, the famous sea ...

Orcutt Community Theater presents 'Annie'

Orcutt Community Theatre’s production of Annie opens at Klein Dance Arts Studio on Friday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. This classic Tony Award-winning musical is based on the popular Great Depression-era comic strip, Little Orphan Annie, by Harold Gray. The setting is New York City during the 1930s, an...

Wildling exhibition showcases landscapes from George Rose's new book, Wine Country: Santa Barbara County


Starting Nov. 16, guests of the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature can expect to find a new photography exhibition inside the museum’s Valley Oak Gallery. The showcase, titled Santa Barbara County and Beyond, features more than 20 landscapes from Santa Ynez-based photographer George Rose. Altho...

Gallery Los Olivos hosts pastel and watercolor duo show, Home and Away


Central Coast-based artists Kris Buck and Karen McLean-McGaw have been friends and painting partners for more than two decades, but this month’s exhibition at Gallery Los Olivos marks the duo’s first joint show. “I’ve known Kris and painted with her for over 20 ...

Weekly Poll
Should school districts invest more into vocational and career technical programs?

Yes. Students need to get on a career path as soon as possible.
No. It's more important for students to learn study skills than specific disciplines.
No. District should save money by partnering with businesses to offer more internships.
Yes, but only if these programs also count for college credit.

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