Friday, February 24, 2017     Volume: 17, Issue: 51
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Piecing it together: Daytrip to Morro Bay for paper cutting art

RYAH COOLEY

Two years ago, lab assistant Ryan Carroll didn't even know what paper cutting was. Carroll did grow up crafting origami creations of everything from geometric shapes to animals. So when he stumbled across the art of paper cutting (which has roots going back to sixth century China) on Instagram whil...

PCPA The Pacific Conservatory Theatre delights with 'You Can't Take It With You'

HELEN ANN THOMAS

The highly entertaining You Can’t Take It With You, now showing at the Pacific Conservatory Theatre (PCPA), takes us into the seriously unconventional Vanderhof-Sycamore household in New York City, circa the 1930s. The audience plays witness to a whirlwind of wacky onstage antics as a parade o...

C Gallery presents pop-up show

CALEB WISEBLOOD

The C Gallery offers a pop-up show March 4 through 15 titled C Gals. The exhibit features three artists who were all former students of Connie Rohde, director of the C Gallery. An opening reception for C Gals is March 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. Featured artists are Chelsea Ward, Christi Schaeffer-Belle, an...

PVHS student named Teen Star SB finalist

CALEB WISEBLOOD

Daniel Geiger, student at Pioneer Valley High School (PVHS), was named one of the top 10 finalists in the 2017 Teen Star singing competition in Santa Barbara. Geiger will compete at the competition’s finale on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Arlington Theatre. The competition includes young singers...

Santa Ynez Valley Airport hosts Student Aviation Club

CALEB WISEBLOOD

The Student Aviation Club at the Santa Ynez Valley Airport held its first meeting Feb. 18 and will continue to meet. The club welcomes students ages 8 to 18 for its following meetings on March 18 and April 15. Club attendees will learn about aviation and aeronautics from local pilots. Students who ...

Local artists chosen for Pastel 100 competition

CALEB WISEBLOOD

Pastel Journal chose the works of three Santa Barbara artists—Linda Mutti, Kris Buck, and Ivanie Finsvik—for the 18th annual Pastel 100 competition. Only 100 entries were selected from thousands of submissions. The competition includes five categories: landscape, portrait/figure, still ...