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Film and TV
This class takes place on Sun. and is taught by a professional film actor/director. Annual LA trips to perform for talent agents and casting directors. Ongoing.
THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)
is a venue that nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing bold thinkers, emerging and established artists, and creative professionals to campus. Receptions are held the day a new exhibit is installed.
A historic living museum of a Victorian home circa 1880 with original furnishings and ongoing events. Tour the historic and elegant Victorian Jack House for $2.
SLO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
(10am to 2pm)
On Sun. find produce, fish, local meats, vendors, musical entertainment, and baked goods.
RESTORATIVE PARTNERS BENEFIT CONCERT
February 23 (6:30)
Variety of Music will be performed. Proceeds go to Restorative Partners SLO; Non-Profit. Fun for all ages. Come Support!
Cost: $10 Suggested Donation Fee
February 23 (8:00PM)
Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee chronicles the overachievers' angst of six precocious adolescents. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee
February 23 (8pm)
The University Singers and PolyPhonics will perform an evening of music with a theme influenced by the beauty and power of water. Special guests will be the Cuesta College Chamber Singers conducted by John Knutson. Including works by Heinrich Schütz, Palestrina, Frederick Delius, and Ralph Vaughan Williams. The combined Cal Poly and Cuesta choirs will sing Gioacchino Rossini’s famous “I Gondolieri” as well as Eric Whitacre’s “Cloudburst." Feb. 23.
February 23 (6pm)
Get ready to Charleston like it's 1922. Why? Because it is time for the 25th annual Symphony Ball. The Grand Ballroom will be transformed into a speakeasy complete with flappers and wiseguys. Dance to the hot jazz of the Redskunk Jipzee Swing Band. Dine, dance, bid, and celebrate this year's recipient of the Symphony Honors. Who will it be? Feb. 23.
Openings and Receptions
February 23 (12 PM to 4 PM)
Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.
Make and Break Session featuring iFixit at the Exploration Station
Create and Learn
February 23 (10 am and 1pm)
On Sat. Feb. 23rd, at 10am and 1pm, iFixit will be at the Exploration Station to host the first “Make and Break” session
Cost: $2 kids, $3 adults
DOCENT LET HIKE: SOUTH HILLS
February 23 (9am-noon)
Please call Eco Slo for more information. Event is on Feb. 23.
SLO STEWARDS WORKDAY: CERRO SAN LUIS
February 23 (9-12)
Please call ECO SLO for more information. Event is on Feb. 23.
Lectures and Learning
WHAT IS GREEN BURIAL?
February 23 (Contact organizer for time)
Many of us try to live a green life. Do you know about green burials? Come to a talk by Shari Wolff of the Green Burial Council on Feb. 23 to learn about the nationwide trend to establish parks for dignified, ecological burial in a natural setting, using a simple coffin or a shroud.
LEARN HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR PSYCHIC ABILITY
February 23 (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Whether you trade with the stock market or wish to communicate with animals telepathically, developing your psychic ability is a natural human skill which is as easy to learn as playing the piano. Please bring your journals, a sack lunch, a hand mirror and two nickels or a dime and join us for this day long workshop where you will receive all of the tools and confidence you'll need to fully develop your own psychic skills.
SLO FRESH OFF THE FARM DINNER
February 23 (4:00 - 7:30p.m.)
Help Support your local farmers on Feb. 23. SLO Grange dinner featuring local fruits, veggies, and beef. Live Music.
Cost: Donation: $15w/reservation or $18/door
February 23 (11am-4pm)
take place every Saturday. Cats and kittens are spayed or neutered, tested and vaccinated prior to adoption. A free vet examination is included.
Cost: Adoption fees are $60 for one or $80 for two
Get on the bus! Troublesome numbers - With reform legislation stalling, a state nurses union releases local hospitals' billing figures Each drop is priceless - Santa Maria is ahead of the curve when it comes to water conservation Changing of the guard Lompoc wind farmgets two more years Abel Maldonado is striving to repeal A.B. 109 Good, clean fun