Tuesday, September 28, 2021     Volume: 22, Issue: 30

Santa Maria Sun / Arts

Los Alamos filmmaker writes, directs new thriller, 'The Fishnet Hypothesis'

Caleb Wiseblood

Woodlands Studios presents The Fishnet Hypothesis, a new dark comedy/thriller written and directed by Los Alamos native Elizabeth Fields, which is currently available to stream on the POV Horror Channel and online at povhorror.com. Fields also stars in the film, which was released on Sept. 19.&nbs...

Central Coast astronomer and former NASA scientist pens new activity book for children


Astronomy Activity Book for Kids: 100+ Fun Ways to Learn About Space and Stargazing, written by local astronomer and teacher Aurora Lipper, was released in mid-September. The book was published by Zeitgeist, an imprint of Penguin Random House, and is available to purchase through various outlets, in...

Gallery Los Olivos' three featured artists discuss newest artworks and pandemic-induced painting habits


Santa Barbara artist Ellen Yeomans used to consider herself “strictly a plein air painter” for the most part, but gradually less so once March 2020 rolled around. “I began spending a lot more of my painting time at home—refining paintings, painting scenes from around my ow...

Weekly Poll
What are the most important conversations to be having right now when it comes to policing?

We need to address how racial bias influences policing.
We should focus on funding the police so they can do their job.
Mental health is where our dollars need to go, both in and out of the police department.
As one Sept. 20 community input meeting attendee said, 'Let’s get back to the Old West and treat people like they should be treated.' (Interpret how you will.)

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