Monday, September 26, 2016     Volume: 31, Issue: 9

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Pain and pleasure: SLO Tease Burlesque brings edginess Los Osos show


Sometimes the sexiest thing you can do is keep those clothes on. Hear me out: No, this isn’t some cross-your-legs-for-Jesus thing; this is burlesque.   Ash Rexford (Selia Something on stage) is a member of the local SLO Tease Burlesque troupe. In most burlesque acts there’s a “peel,” a...

PCPA closes season with shows that feature small casts, big drama


If you’ve ever attended a Pacific Conservatory Theatre (PCPA) production in the company’s Severson Theatre, then you are probably familiar with the uniquely intimate and cerebral feeling that the square room can impart. PCPA has produced plays like Shakespeare’s The Tempest in the Severson, w...

SLO resident Bernd Schumacher sets a Guinness World Record for the largest collection of Z-gauge model trains on Sept. 17 at Beda's Biergarten


It’s Saturday, Sept. 17, and I have an excuse to drink beer at 10:30 in the morning! I’m at German pub Beda’s Biergarten near Broad and Orcutt, the site of an official Guinness World Records attempt at amassing the largest collection of Z-gauge model trains, the smallest scale mass-produced mo...

The Gallery at the Network presents fall-themed exhibit


The days are cooler and the baristas are serving up pumpkin spice lattes; fall has arrived. Welcome the new season by perusing The Gallery at the Network’s Autumn Blaze, Harvest Days offerings during the months of September and October in San Luis Obispo. This special exhibit will feature unique a...

ARTS Obispo's Open Studios Art Tours lets you see how the artists live


Ever wondered where and how the local art of the Central Coast is made? Get a look behind the scenes with the upcoming Open Studios Art Tours on Oct. 8, 9, 15, and 16. Nearly 200 SLO County artists will open their studios. The art is for sale, but the fun comes from interacting with the artists, get...

Support art and play with watercolors at Studios on the Park's COLORbar


Sometimes it feels good to paint with abandon, skills be damned. But the resulting gloopy mess of paint is a bummer. Fear not, experience (guaranteed to turn out well) watercolor painting with Studios on the Park’s COLORbar in Paso Robles. Create your own masterpiece by filling in an already prepa...

Bingeable: The Night Of


When? 2016  |  Where? HBO, Streaming on HBO NOW. HBO has done it again with this crime drama based on the BBC’s Criminal Justice. The eight-part series follows the murder case against Pakistani-American Nasir “Naz” Khan (Riz Ahmed), a college student accused of killing Andrea Cornish (Sof...