Articles Tagged With ‘Art’




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Bronze sculptures unveiled at Chumash Casino Resort

Six historically significant bronze sculptures were unveiled yesterday at a special tour and celebration for tribal members at the newly expanded Chumash Casino Resort. The tribe commissioned nature and wildlife artist Dan Chen to create sculptures that pay tribute to... (Continue reading)

Homeless coalition seeking artists and sponsors

Five Cities Homeless Coalition staff and volunteers are busy planning the fifth annual Empty Bowls Community Luncheon to benefit those facing homelessness and poverty in southern SLO County. The 2016 event is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 22, and will again be... (Continue reading)

The power of music and art, SLO style

OPINION by COLIN JONES Human beings certainly have the power to change and transform themselves but most of us don’t, even as another new year nears. Like a certain sailor once said, “I am what I am.” But getting older,... (Continue reading)

I Madonnari at Mission Plaza, event photos

Each year in September, the plaza of the Old Mission in San Luis Obispo California is transformed with colorful, large-scale street paintings created by artists and young people. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If you would like to... (Continue reading)

Charlotte Alexander named SLO Film Festival director

Charlotte Alexander has been named Festival Director of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival effective July 1. Previous Festival Director Wendy Eidson remains with the organization, moving into the role of Artistic Director. She and Alexander will work together... (Continue reading)

Art After Dark, event photos

ARTS Obispo’s Art After Dark, a free exploration of galleries and venues that showcase the visual, literary and performing arts in downtown San Luis Obispo, focused on a collaborative collage at the Salon on Monterey. Find local events as at... (Continue reading)

SLO After Dark at the PAC, event photos

For the first time and in celebration of Arts Education Month, the Performing Arts Center, San Luis Obispo participated in ARTS Obispo’s Art After Dark, a free exploration of galleries and venues that showcase the visual, literary and performing arts... (Continue reading)

PG&E to save the Oakland gnomes

Pacific Gas & Electric says it will not remove gnomes from its Oakland power poles until it secures new homes for the little creatures. Hand painted gnomes on six-inch brown wooden boards have appeared all over the city of Oakland... (Continue reading)

PG&E threatens to blast population of gnomes

Pacific Gas & Electric is threatening to exterminate gnome dwellings in Oakland. [SF Gate] The frequent presence of little men with pointy, red hats and large, white beards helps keep Oakland residents’ minds off crime while walking the city streets.... (Continue reading)

SLO Plein Air Art Festival 2012, event photos

Some of the nation’s top plein air artists ventured outdoors to paint the unspoiled landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes of San Luis Obispo County, one of the most picturesque areas on the California Central Coast, during the first week of October.... (Continue reading)



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