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Solvang recently celebrated Sideways' 10th anniversary. What did/do you think of the

I LOVED that movie!!!! Plus, it was really good for the economy.
Overhyped. Overrated.
Now, there's too many wineries here.
I refuse to drink f—ing Merlot.

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January 9 - January 16

Special Events

HOPEDANCE FILMS
Worth The Drive
January 9 (7 p.m.)

presents a screening of "What About Me?" on Jan. 9 at

info@hopedance.org
Phone: 762-4848
http://hopedance.org

Palm Theater
817 Palm St.
SLO , CA

Cost: $5

Special Events

2ND FRIDAY FLICKS
January 11 (1:30 p.m.)

presents a screening of "The Tempest" directed by Julie Taymor on Jan. 11 at

Information Desk
Phone: 875-8778

Lompoc Public Library
501 E. North Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

Nightlife

JON STEPHEN TROPICAL BRAZILIAN GUITAR
JON STEPHEN TROPICAL BRAZILIAN GUITAR
January 11 (6 to 9 p.m. )

at the Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa is a wonderful Tropical Brazilian Guitar weekend featuring great food and wine bar, great views, and great music on Fridays from

Phone: 773-8900

Lido Restaurant, Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa
2727 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free admission

Stage

THE PEKING ACROBATS
The Peking Acrobats
THE PEKING ACROBATS
Worth The Drive
January 11 (7 p.m.)

is a troupe of China’s most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists, and gymnasts performing at the Clark Center on Jan. 11 at

Clark Center Box Office
boxoffice@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $39 to $48

Learning

THE TRI COUNTIES MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION
Worth The Drive
January 11 (Call for times)

offers sign ups for a "Santa Barbara New Wish Granter Training" taking place on Feb. 1 and 2. The deadline to register is Jan. 11.

wishgranter@tri-counties.wish.org
Phone: 676-9474, Ext. 6

Santa Barbara

Special Events

WESTMONT COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
January 12 (5:30 p.m.)

presents the Alex Moore Classic, a basketball game and fundraiser honoring the life of Alex More on Jan. 12 at

scraig@westmont.edu
Phone: 565-6051
http://westmont.edu

Murchison Gym, Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $25, $10 for kids 12 and under

Learning

THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Chicken
THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Worth The Drive
January 12 (1 to 3 p.m.)

welcomes steve Soderstrom of the Cal Poly Poultry Center and his talk "Chickens 101: The Pecking Order" teaching backyard poultry, breed selection, chick care, housing, and diseases on Jan. 12 from

Lindsey Collinsworth
education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400
http://slobg.org/pecking-order

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd.
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members

Dance Lessons

MONDAY NIGHT LINE DANCING!
January 14 (7:15 p.m.)

teaches how to gain confidence with many of the basic steps by learning the process of linking the steps together to form the dance.  Line dancing teaches modern, urban sophistication, swing syncopations, flowing waltz, nightclub rhythms, and some Latin flavor. It’s fun, great exercise, and it will free the dancer in you! Meets Mondays with beginners at 6:30 p.m. and intermediate classes at

Vanessa Robertson
vanrobertson@verizon.net
Phone: 310-1827

Moose Lodge Family Center
116 West El Camino
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $6

Art

CALL FOR ARTISTS: ART ECO AT SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Art Eco
CALL FOR ARTISTS: ART ECO AT SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Worth The Drive
January 14 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

invites artists to join a unique recycled art show. Create artwork from reclaimed and natural materials. Deadline to enter is Jan. 14 from

Ali Semon
ali@sloart.com
Phone: 542-9000
http://slobg.org/artist-call

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd.
SLO 93405