Posts Tagged ‘Music’


Tag Description:
Page 1 of 1212345...10...Last »

SLO Symphony will no longer work with the board

In response to the San Luis Obispo Symphony’s Board of Directors firing longtime director Michael Nowak, the symphony’s musicians said in a press release on Saturday that they can no longer work with the current board. “We, the musicians of... (Continue reading)

We will get Maestro Nowak back

OPINION By NANCY DAHL Is the San Luis Obispo Symphony Board so out of touch with the musical world that they learned nothing from the situation in Minnesota over the last three years? The Minnesota Orchestra Board would not settle a... (Continue reading)

Fundraising fight preceded firing of SLO symphony conductor

Prior to his firing by the San Luis Obispo Symphony board, longtime music director and conductor, Michael Nowak, engaged in a heated argument over fundraising with the nonprofit’s executive director. [Tribune] Last week, the board fired Nowak, and Executive Director... (Continue reading)

Open letter to the SLO Symphony director

OPINION By DIANE BLAKESLEE BROCATO Mr. Feingold, Although you’ve now had the job of executive director of the San Luis Obispo Symphony for approximately a year, to my recollection you and I have never met. My late husband, Dr. Earle... (Continue reading)

SLO Symphony conductor fired, violists threaten exodus

The San Luis Obispo Symphony board of directors has fired its longtime music conductor and director, Michael Nowak, prompting the entire violist section to threaten leaving the orchestra. Last week, the board announced in a press release that Nowak was... (Continue reading)

Stills, Cray complete Mid-State Fair lineup

By COLIN JONES Stephen Stills and Robert Cray will co-headline the final open date at the California Mid-State Fair, CalCoastNews has learned. The concert will take place in the Chumash Grandstand Arena on Thursday, July 30 at 7:30pm. Ticket prices... (Continue reading)

5 reasons not to miss the best wine, surfing and film event ever

For the past five years, the Central Coast has been home to California’s preeminent wine and surfing event. With a Hollywood style movie premiere, a vintage car show, a surfing contest and a free concert on the beach, Wine, Waves... (Continue reading)

Steely Dan reels them in at Vina Robles

By COLIN JONES It’s another routine Tuesday night in mid-April, do you know where your intrepid, independent central coast music critic is? I’ll tell you where: alone and freezing my ass off at an outdoor show by 1970s stylists Steely... (Continue reading)

Bowling alley proposed for downtown SLO

An out-of-area developer has submitted plans to transform the former downtown San Luis Obispo Sports Authority space into a bowling alley, restaurant and live music venue. [Tribune] Jeremy Pemberton filed for a conditional-use permit to allow alcohol to be served... (Continue reading)

The demise of live music in San Luis Obispo

By COLIN JONES It’s official, live music in all its glorious and magical splendor is on life support in America’s happiest city. But you know it probably has never been the most fun place. Due to a major seismic retrofit... (Continue reading)



Page 1 of 1212345...10...Last »