Monday, August 31, 2015     Volume: 30, Issue: 5
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How should decision makers hold developers responsible for their impact on already low water supplies?

Copy Cambria: build an emergency water facility, hope for the best.
Pose as Paso : Ban new water use unless it can be offset.
Pretend to be Pismo: (allegedly) con someone into buying water for you.
Screw rules: El Niño will save us.

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Savages to run amuck at Steynberg Gallery Sept. 4


I recently discovered the phenomenon that is “The IKEA Monkey meme,” thanks to Delaware artist Morgan Hamilton. He dropped the bomb during our very normal interview regarding the upcoming Savages group show slated for Sept. 4 through 30 at Steynberg Gallery. Suddenly, the interview took a left t...

Erin Hanson's Wine Country is a Technicolor dream


Painter Erin Hanson is forever driving her van to deserted places. She packs her digital camera, some bedding (there’s a mattress in the back), and a set of steel nerves. When her cell phone loses service, she knows she’s found the right place. Recently, Hanson found herself high in the Casca...

Lazy Arrow Adventures hosts Western dances, shooting, and more


There are two things in life I can never, ever pass up. One is kissing mini donkeys and the other is country dancing with my husband (we honeymooned in Austin for this very reason). So when I caught wind that Lazy Arrow Adventures at Camatta Ranch would be holding a traditional hoedown—complete wi...

It's time for the Summer Craft Invitational at Studios on the Park


Do you need an artsy porcelain mug to hold your morning coffee? How about a clean, modern receptacle to showcase your cool new air plant? Or, perhaps you are looking for that perfect scarf made from iridescent, unicorn-approved thread (we all need one of those)? Studios on the Park has gathered all ...

SLOMA offers after-school art classes


There are a lot of things your kids could be doing after school: watching re-runs, throwing rocks at cars, poking dead animals. Why not teach them the invaluable art of making art?  SLOMA is offering a slew of after-school art classes for kiddos age 5 through 12, both at the museum location in dow...