Friday, October 20, 2017     Volume: 31, Issue: 20

Santa Maria Sun / Arts

Lompoc's Cypress Gallery features artist Mikki Alhart's work in October


When Mikki Alhart speaks, you can feel her smiling through the phone. She is given to exuberant kindness and easy eagerness to share her life’s work. Alhart, the featured artist of the month for October at the Cypress Gallery in Lompoc, holds nothing back as she wildly describes her latest ...

Wildling Museum hosts talk with Bill Dewey


The Wildling Museum in Solvang presents the final installation of its current Artist Talk Series on Oct. 29, featuring aerial photographer Bill Dewey. Dewey’s photographs have been featured in several of the Wildling’s past exhibitions and will be the subject of the upcoming exhibit, Ove...

PCPA's new season includes musicals, comedy, and more


Pacific Conservatory Theatre’s (PCPA) 54th season launches on Nov. 9 with its production of Freaky Friday. The musical, based on a hit Disney film, runs through Dec. 23 at the Marian Theatre. Other productions featured in the new seasons include The Crucible, The (curious case of the) Wats...

Barbershop chorus to hold fundraiser for youth event


The Central Coast Chordsmen barbershop chorus holds a fundraiser barbecue event on Oct. 28 to help pay for the annual Youth-in-Harmony Event. The barbecue runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge parking lot, 700 E. Lakeview Blvd., Orcutt. A suggested donation of $10 includes a barbecue c...

The Buckeye Trail will kick your ass. But it's totally worth it.


As Highway 1 bends around Salmon Creek in northern SLO County, there it is, off the road on the right, past the horrendous mess that is people parking to gawk at Salmon Creek Falls and to the left of the old Salmon Creek ranger station. Just park, squeeze through the wooden gate, and start climb...

Weekly Poll
Where do you take the most photographs?

At the beach, sunset.
When out with friends, selfies!
With family, group shots for the memories.
At restaurants, of my food.

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