Monday, May 28, 2018     Volume: 19, Issue: 12

Santa Maria Sun / Arts

Photography of Dugan Aguilar, on display at DANA Adobe, chronicles California's Native American population


Liz Aguilar has become comfortable talking about her husband and his visionary photography. She has been married to photographer Dugan Aguilar for 44 years, a fact that still makes her smile proudly and laugh as she describes his long history documenting native cultures in California. It’s so...

Artists Debby Fuller and Gabriel Bustamante feature art inspired by a wooden world at the Cypress Gallery


Artist and wood turner Gabriel Bustamante has no plans to put his work online. He politely brushes off questions about where one can see photographs of his exquisite wooden pieces, explaining the digital world just isn’t for him. “People keep telling me to get a website, but that&rsq...

Wildling Museum hosts workshop for children


Artists Jill Littlewood and Pamela Zwehl-Burke will lead a workshop for children ages 6 and older on June 3 at the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature in Solvang. The class starts with a guided tour of the River's Journey art exhibition now showing at the Wildling as well as a group conversation ab...

Youth Arts Alive presents free summer arts classes


Youth Arts Alive, a free arts education program for Santa Maria youth, returns this summer to the Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center and Grogan Park from June 11 through July 12. For five weeks, Youth Arts Alive Alive will present 90-minute classes in theater, dance, music, and visual arts taugh...

Weekly Poll
Who do you want to see represent California's 24th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives?

Re-elect Salud Carbajal!
Justin Fareed is my guy!
Michael Erin Woody has fresh ideas!
Eh, they all stink.

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