Tuesday, September 2, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 25
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The ice-bucket challenge—that's the only thing I see on my Facebook feed!
Measure P—and there's still two months left till the election.
Challenges to anything the Chumash try to do.
Drought—we either have water or we don't, we'll know when the tap runs dry.

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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

February 12 - February 19

Art

SATELLITE @ HOTEL INDIGO
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

by the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum features the exhibit "The Vastness is Bearable" showing through Dec. 7.

sbcaf@sbcaf.org
Phone: 966-5373
http://sbcaf.org

Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara
121 State St.
Santa Barbara

Clubs and Meetings

FRENCH HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
(5 to 6 p.m.)

offers a free diabetes support group on Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 24, and Dec. 22 from

Emily Reneau
emily.reneau@heart.org
Phone: 602-0435
http://sloheartwalk.com

French Hospital Medical Center Auditorium
1911 Johnson Ave.
SLO

THE RETIRED ACTIVE MEN (RAMS)
(8:30 a.m.)

Chapter #3 of Santa Maria meet the fourth Tuesday of every month for breakfast, fun, and fellowship at

smrams3@aol.com
Phone: 714-5635 or 928-6644

Radisson Hotel
3455 Skyway Dr.
Santa Maria

Special Events

SMVCA CRAB CRACK
February 12 (6 p.m.)

the Santa Maria Valley Contractors Association presents their most popular annual dinner meeting, the SMVCA’s Crab Crack hosted at the Elks Lodge on Feb. 12 at

Robin Hayhurst
robin@smvca.org
Phone: 925-1191
http://smvca.org

Elks Lodge
1309 Bradley Rd.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $45, $35 for members

Concerts

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
February 12 (8 p.m.)

presents Gabrial Kahane & yMusic in concert on Feb. 12 at

Phone: 962-7776

SOhO
1221 State St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $22, $9 for students

Special Events

LAETITIA VINEYARD
Worth The Drive
February 13 (6 to 8 p.m.)

presents a "Chocolate and Wine Pairing" event on Feb. 13 from

Phone: 1-888-809-VINE
http://hobbyhorsecafe.com

Laetitia Vineyard
453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive
Arroyo Grande

Learning

A BOOKSIGNING EVENT
Worth The Drive
February 13 (7:30 p.m.)

featuring Karen Litfin, author of "Ecovillages Around the World" is Feb. 13 at

marge@sbpermaculture.org
Phone: 962-2571
http://sbpermaculture.org

Ayni Gallery
216 State St.
Santa Barbara CA 93101

Cost: Free

UCSB ARTS & LECTURES
Worth The Drive
February 13 (8 p.m.)

presents "The Longest Revolution: An Evening with Gloria Steinem" on Feb. 13 at

Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu

The Arlington Theatre
1317 State St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $30 to $40, free for UCSB students

Concerts

THE ANYTHING'S POSSIBLE BAND
February 14 (6 to 9 p.m.)

presents a special Valentine's Day concert featuring live jazz, R&B, and soul on Feb. 14 from

jenbrodes@aol.com
Phone: 264-5971

Santa Maria Breweing Co.
115 Cuyama Lane
Nipomo 93444

Cost: Free

CAFE MUSIQUE VALENTINE'S SHOW
Cafe Musique Valentine's Show
CAFE MUSIQUE VALENTINE'S SHOW
Worth The Drive
February 14 (7:30 p.m.)

will feature Café Musique live on Feb. 14 at

Duane Inglish
dinglish@kcbx.net
Phone: 748-3569

Unity Church
1490 Southwood Dr.
SLO 93401

Cost: $30

ROTARY CLUB OF SAN LUIS OBISPO DE TOLOSA
Worth The Drive
February 14 (8 p.m.)

presents a Valentine's Day concert featuring The Temptations and opener the Damon Castillo Trio in benefit of local youth programs on Feb. 14 at

Cal Poly Performing Arts Center
Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Cal Poly Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
SLO

Stage

PAUL REISER
Worth The Drive
February 14 (7:30 p.m.)

presents "Up Close and Personal," a Valentine's stand up performance on Feb. 14 at

Phone: 966-4946
http://lobero.com

Lobero Theatre
33 E. Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $29.50, $35, and $50

Special Events

CHOCOLATE, WINE, AND YOGA
February 15 (3 p.m.)

includes a wine and chocolate pairing and yoga for all levels on Feb. 15 at

Vicki Forman
vicki@yogaformankind.com
Phone: 680-6542

130 North Broadway, Suite B
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $35

Concerts

THE SANTA YNEZ VALLEY MASTER CHORALE
February 15 (5:30 to 10 p.m.)

presents the 3rd annual "Mardi Gras" event featuring food, drink, auctions, and live music on Feb. 15 from

Phone: 350-4241
http://syvchorale.org

Solvang Veterans' Memorial Building
1745 Mission Drive
Solvang

Cost: $40

THE CLARK CENTER
Worth The Drive
February 15 (8 p.m.)

presents Canadian folk-fusion band The Duhks on Feb. 15 at

Ticket Box Office
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande

THE SPACES BETWEEN
Worth The Drive
February 15 (3 to 7 p.m.)

present an album release party for the new CD "Let's Leave It At This For Now" featuring a live performance by The Spaces Between, St. Vincent Folk, and Travis T. Warren on Feb. 15 from

Phone: 478-4278

1 Vintage Ranch Road
SLO , CA

Cost: $10

Health

PRENATAL YOGA
Prenatal Yoga
PRENATAL YOGA
February 15 (4:40 p.m.)

teaches how to nurture yourself and baby every on Feb. 15 at

Vicki Forman
vicki@yogaformankind.com
Phone: 680-6542
http://yogaformankind.com

Yoga for Mankind
130 North Broadway, Suite b
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $11

Stage

OPERA SLO
Worth The Drive
February 17 (6 to 10 p.m.)

holds auditions for "Showboat" on Feb. 17 from

Phone: 541-5369
http://operaslo.org

United Methodist Church
1515 Fredericks Street
SLO 93405

Learning

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
February 18 (8 p.m.)

presents Elizabeth Kobert and her lecture "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" on Feb. 18 at

Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

UCSB Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara

Cost: $15, $10 for students

Health

THE BRAILLE INSTITUTE
February 18 (9:30 a.m. to noon)

offerrs free low vision consultations on Feb. 18 from

Phone: 682-6222

Wisdom Center
1414 Broad St.
Santa Maria , CA

THE BRAILLE INSTITUTE
February 18 (9:30 a.m. to noon)

offerrs free low vision consultations on Feb. 18 from

Phone: 682-6222

Wisdom Center
1414 Broad St.
Santa Maria , CA