Saturday, April 25, 2015     Volume: 29, Issue: 39

Weekly Poll
Have you ever or will you ever run a marathon?

I have and it’s a wonderful challenge for body and mind.
I really want to, but it’s a tad intimidating.
Are you out of your freaking mind? Why would anyone do such a thing?
The only marathons I like require Netflix and result in bed sores.

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Cal Poly University Art Gallery presents annual juried student exhibit


Stark white walls hold a small collection of art: traditional photographs and paintings as well as slightly nontraditional graphic design posters featuring a rainbow of typography. They hold sculptures atop simple ivory plinths, ranging from a coral-like structure with mirrors on the inside to what ...

Studios on the Park features three figurative artists with its In a New World exhibit


There’s a whole crowd of people at Studios on the Park right now. There are the usual throngs of people visiting the art gallery, of course, people painting in the studios, and the occasional people popping into the space for a taste of its refreshing air conditioning. But there’s a whole other ...

Veteran singer-songwriter Phil Lee performs songs from his new album on April 25 at Steynberg Gallery


One-of-a-kind performer Phil Lee is a character—the kind of guy who, when his wife Maggie tells him he needs a hobby, takes up knife throwing. The sort of fellow who has a hairless dog named Lucy, which he loves beyond reason. The sort of guy who climbs into his van and hits the road for months at...

Neil Young, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real play surprise show at SLO Brew!!!


Todd and Korie Newman of Good Medicine Presents dropped a super secret show on SLO Town on April 16 when they welcomed Neil Young to SLO Brew. Young, backed by Willie Nelson’s son Lukas Nelson and his band Promise of the Real, delivered two sets of environmentally focused and socially consciou...

The Palm Theatre screens 1962 Western, 'Lonely Are the Brave,' as part of monthly Take Two Live series


There are few images as iconic as that of a lone cowboy riding across the American plains on his trusty steed. When you think of the West, you think of this scene. You think of John Wayne lighting out for the territories in John Ford movies. You think of Clint Eastwood with his dusty hat and poncho ...