Wednesday, October 1, 2014     Volume: 29, Issue: 9
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Humor writer Dave Barry comes to the Cal Poly Performing Arts Center


For more than 40 years, Dave Barry has been writing—writing about family, sports, travel, politics, colonoscopies, and the horrors of attending a Barry Manilow concert. In his columns for the Miami Herald and in his numerous works of both fiction and nonfiction, the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist...

SLO Museum of Art presents fine craftsmanship in new exhibit, Dimensions


The word “crafts” tends to bring to mind the sort of activities that parents or schools threw at children to keep them busy. Like making a log cabin out of Popsicle sticks, or a snowman out of naught but socks and a bucket of sand. It’s messy, it’s frustrating, and it makes for some very str...

Love is spelled B-I-L-L: Bill Murray fans brave hornets, sharks, and the Powers that Be


Another Bill Murray’s birthday come and gone. Another week of fielding questions about whether Bill Murray finally decided to show up from people who should probably be able to tell from the disappointed expression on my face that no, my elusive quarry did not randomly show up for his birthday par...

Classic dark comedy 'Kind Hearts and Coronets' screens as part of Palm Theatre's Take Two Lives series


Murder by numbers The modern-day movie murder has gotten so predictable. The killers are always either moronic brutes or lascivious creeps, with less personality than a plastic teaspoon. So crass; no creativity whatsoever. Whatever happened to the elegance? The cuff-linked caper? The gentleman kill...