Wednesday, January 16, 2019     Volume: 19, Issue: 45

Santa Maria Sun / Arts

Modern love


The first time artist Rosemary Pierce met with a gallery owner to discuss her work, she left in tears.     Pierce had just taken a huge leap of faith. She’d walked away from a lucrative career in real estate to focus on being an artist. It was a gamble that seemed to immed...

Light bright


For their first big show of the year, the artists of Gallery Los Olivos present their interpretation of one of their most important tools: light. In every possible way, light reigns as a vital part of how an artist constructs their vision, be it as a physical lighting source that carries a viewer...

NatureTrack announces selections for film festival


The NatureTrack Film Festival (NTFF), scheduled for March 22 through 24 in Los Olivos, recently announced its official entry selections.     Films selected to be shown at the festival include The Human Element from director Matthew Testa and National Geographic photographer James ...

SMCT presents Streetcar Named Desire


The Santa Maria Civic Theatre announced its next production, A Streetcar Named Desire, running from Jan. 25 through Feb. 10.     The play, which won the 1948 Pulitzer Prize for drama, is part of the theater’s 60th season. Set in New Orleans after WWII, the play follows Blanc...

Elverhoj Museum hosts poetry reading


The Elverhoj Museum of History and Art presents A Nordic Light Duet, a reading of Danish poetry by local poets, scheduled for Jan. 12 at the museum.     The event coincides with the Elverhoj’s current exhibit, artist Hanne Stovring’s Nordic Light Shines. The presentatio...

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