Friday, September 30, 2016     Volume: 17, Issue: 30
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Santa Maria Sun / News

Cover Story

Electing to create: Central Coast artists make a statement on everything from The Donald to the local housing crisis

I want to touch it, but that sort of thing is frowned upon.  Layers and layers of thick black, red, and white paint ebb and flow to create the likeness of none other than Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. At the top of the painting are the words “Can’t Even” and below is a direct quote from the man who may or may not have smaller than average sized hands: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They... [ Read Article ]

 

Santa Maria Sun / Opinion

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Celebrate art in October

Once a year, each October, the nation recognizes Arts and Humanities Month, and the first Saturday of October is when Santa Maria showcases its own artists. Local arts groups and supporters—including, but not limited to: Los Padres Artists Guild, Valley Art Gallery, Orcutt Children’s Arts Fund (OCAF), Discovery Museum, PCPA, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, Santa Maria Civic Theatre, PLAY, and the Ian M.... [ Read More ]

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