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Santa Maria Sun / Arts

Bringing the laughs: Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood bring their comedy tour to the Chumash

REBECCA ROSE

Even when they aren’t onstage with each other or even in the same room, Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood can’t stop joking around about one another. “I feel like I’m one of the few people who can figure out how to make that guy funny,” Sherwood said in an interview with...

Stilt walker entertains kids of all ages at Santa Maria's Strawberry Festival

REBECCA ROSE

The moment Karen Quest talks about kids, her voice lights up. “Everything is beautiful when I’m talking to family and kids,” she said. “I’m in the moment. Some of my favorite conversations of all time were with kids, who were sitting up on their parents’ shoulder...

Local artists beautify Santa Maria utility boxes

CALEB WISEBLOOD

The city of Santa Maria chose four local artists—Matthew Betancourt, Edward Chavarria, Melissa Johnson-Barash, and Ruben Espinoza—to beautify traffic signal utility boxes along Main Street and Cook Street. The artists went to work on the weekend of April 15 and 16. The artists were chos...

Santa Maria Arts Council announces arts competition winners

CALEB WISEBLOOD

The Santa Maria Arts Council (SMAC) plans to honor the winners of the Individual Grants in the Arts Competition at a dinner and awards ceremony on May 15. Winning artists’ displays and performances in music, dance, and drama will be showcased. First and second place winners in each medium wil...