Tuesday, March 19, 2019     Volume: 20, Issue: 2

Santa Maria Sun / Arts

Former Allan Hancock College student Jesslyn Brundy wins design contest with LA Opera


Jesslyn Brundy has a good reason to celebrate these days. The Cal State Northridge student, a former Allan Hancock College design student, recently won $5,000 as part of a design contest with the LA Opera. “It’s very exciting, and I am so thankful,” Brundy said of her big win. &ld...

Painter Rachel Lee's new exhibit embraces her California roots


In food writing, the word succulent conjures up images of something juicy, ripe to the point of perfection, or beautifully fork-tender. In nature, it evokes a sense of heartiness, a sturdy will against rough or turbulent times. Succulents are plants that can withstand great environmental upheaval...

Gallery Los Olivos presents For the Joy of Painting


Artists Sheryl Knight and Linda Mutti are featured through April 30 at Gallery Los Olivos in an exhibit called For the Joy of Painting. Knight and Mutti will feature work in oil and pastels on canvas as well as linen. The pair has been painting together for more than 10 years. Mutti studied with ...

Solvang Library presents History Alive lecture

The Solvang Library will present a first-person dramatic history presentation on librarian Frances Burns Linn on March 19 at 5:30 p.m. Linn was inducted into the California Library Hall of Fame in 2018. She served as head librarian of the Santa Barbara Public Library from 1906 through 1943 and was ...

Weekly Poll
The Santa Maria Library can now help you with getting a passport. What other services should it add?

It should let me rent video games.
Extend the hours it's open.
Offer yoga classes so I can stretch out while I read.
Put in a bar!

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