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Do you buy art?

Buy? Man, you can’t put a price tag on art.
My home is filled with many fine paintings and antiquities.
I support what I can, but I’m on a limited budget.
Um … I’m actually still dodging my kid’s requests to pony up for a finger painting on the fridge.

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February 23

Film and TV

FILM AND TV  ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH, AND TEENS
FILM AND TV ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH, AND TEENS
(Times vary)

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.

Aaron Metchik
act@actorsedge.com
Phone: 310-910-1228
http://actorsedge.com

La Perla Del Mar
205 Windward Ave.
Shell Beach

Farmers Market

SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
(3-6pm)

This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from

Mary White
marylwhite.mail@gmail.com
Phone: 762-4688

2880 Broad St.
SLO

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
(6-9pm)

The San Luis Obispo Farmers Market takes place every Thursday from 6-9pm on Higuera St. between Osos and Nipomo and includes over 120 vendors of produce, dairy, barbecue, flowers, and more.

Downtown Association
Phone: 541-0286
http://dowtownslo.com

Farmers' Market
Higuera St.
SLO

Cost: Free

ARROYO GRANDE
(8:30am)

In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at

Phone: 544-9570

Arroyo Grande

NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
(11am-2:30pm)

Takes place on Sundays from

glenn5612@att.net
Phone: 929-3081

Monarch Club
1645 Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8-10:45am)

At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from

Phone: 544-9570

SLO

TEMPLETON
(9am-12:30pm)

In the Town Park on Sat.

Phone: 748-1109

at 6th and Crocker Streets
Templeton

LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
(2-4:30pm)

Mondays.

Phone: 748-1109

At Second and Santa Maria Streets
Los Osos

PASO ROBLES
(3-6pm)

Tues. at City Park from

Phone: 748-1109
http://northcountyfarmersmarkets.com

11th and Spring St.
Paso Robles

Lectures and Learning

HEARST CASTLE
(Times vary)

The mother of all state parks is open to the public for magical tours, films, memorabilia and more. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind experience. Docent-led tours give incredible insight to Hearst and the history of his castle.

Phone: 800-444-4445 or 927-2074
http://hearstcastle.com

San Simeon

Volunteers

CASA INFO SESSIONS
CASA INFO SESSIONS
January 22,February 26,March 26,April 23,May 28,June 25,July 23,August 27,September 24,October 22,November 26(Noon)

Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for an abused child or a mentor to a former foster child, fourth Wednesdays.

Cathy Orton
corton@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542
http://slocasa.org

CASA
75 Higuera St., Suite 180
San Luis Obispo 93401

Stage

I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
February 23 (Times vary, see website)

Neil Simon's hit comedy about Herb, a Hollywood scriptwriter whose forgotten past reappears in the form of a teenage daughter, runs through June 22.

Jake Liam McGuire
thespot@thespotag.com
Phone: 474-5711
http://thespotag.com

The Spot
116 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $15-$20

MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET
February 23 (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm)

This comedy about a close-knit Catholic family runs through March 22.

Viv Goff
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $16-$21

<em>SOME ENCHANTED EVENING: THE SONGS OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN</em>
SOME ENCHANTED EVENING: THE SONGS OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN
February 23 (Friday-Saturday at 7pm, Saturday-Sunday at 2pm)

Presented by SLO Little Theatre through March 16.

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $35

AUDITIONS FOR <em>A CHORUS LINE</em>
AUDITIONS FOR A CHORUS LINE
Auditions
February 23 (See website for times)

Auditions continue Feb. 25. Auditions are by appointment only and actors must prepare a song and be prepared to learn a dance routine.

SLO Little Theatre
z_l_johnson@yahoo.com
Phone: 781-3889
http://slolittletheatre.org/audition

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: No cost

Writers and Literature

<em>LOST IN TRANSPLANTATION: MEMOIR OF AN UNCONVENTIONAL ORGAN DONOR</em>
Lost in Transplantation: Memoir of an Unconventional Organ Donor
LOST IN TRANSPLANTATION: MEMOIR OF AN UNCONVENTIONAL ORGAN DONOR
February 23 (3pm)

Local author Eldonna Edwards will read from her book followed by a question-and-answer session, Feb. 23.

Eldonna Edwards
wholeheartpub@gmail.com
Phone: 215-8899
http://eldonnaedwards.com

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

SOUTH COUNTY POETRY
South County Poetry Venue
SOUTH COUNTY POETRY
Poetry
February 23 (5:30pm)

Featured readers will be Bonnie Young, Beverly Boyd, and Carol McPhee followed by open mic, Feb. 23.

Evelyn Cole
evycole@inbox.com
Phone: 473-0230
http://evelyn-cole.com

50 Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

Art

"DREAMS AND BLOOD"
Bandage Faces
"DREAMS AND BLOOD"
Artists
February 23 (11am-5pm)

New dream drawings and collages by Morro Bay artist Philip Carey on view through March 1.

Leslie Clarke Gray
leslie@deerruncambria.com
Phone: 927-0427
http://deerruncambria.com

Deer Run Art & Artifacts
2024 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

"THROUGH THE LENS: A TWISTED SCERENITY"
Artists
February 23

Photography by Tom Burgher on view Jan. 31 through March 3, Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm

Gregory Acampora
gregory.acampora@aol.com
Phone: 314-6708
http://theseasidegallery.com

Seaside Gallery
580 Cypress St.
Pismo Beach 93449

OPEN STUDIO
Classes and Workshops
February 23

For individuals and families to create at their leisure; children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Fridays from 9:30am-4:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays from noon-5pm through March 28.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 per hour

ART BAR
Art Bar
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
February 23 (6:30pm, 11am, and 4pm)

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork; includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail, Tuesday-Sunday.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Pismo Monarchs
BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Galleries
February 23 (10am-5pm daily)

including paintings, photography, and metal sculpture in honor of the Monarch Butterfly migration, open through March 5.

Tom Burgher
tburgher2@gmail.com
Phone: 773-8057
http://theseasidegallery.com

Seaside Gallery
580 Cypress St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free

"UP WITH THE NEW"
Up With The New Teen Exhibit
"UP WITH THE NEW"
Galleries
February 23 (5-7pm)

An exhibit by the Paso Robles Art Association celebrating creative work of San Luis Obispo county teens through Feb. 23

Rod Payor
publicity@pasoroblesart.org
Phone: 235-0798
http://pasoroblesart.org

The Showroom Gallery
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

ART ACTIVITY: HEART COLLAGE
Create and Learn
February 23 (10am-5pm)

Design a beautiful and one-of-a-kind heart collage using chalk and cotton balls, through Feb. 23.

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free with admission

The Outdoors

GARDENING FROM THE GROUND UP
GARDENING FROM THE GROUND UP
February 23 (11am-noon)

Join Marlene Simon, staff horticulturalist from the UC Davis Botanical Conservatory, for a presentation on all things Mediterranean gardening, Feb. 23.

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $5 members/$10 non-members

Lectures and Learning

CRYSTAL GRIDS: HOW TO USE  AND MAKE THEM
Grid for Abundance and Prosperity
CRYSTAL GRIDS: HOW TO USE AND MAKE THEM
February 23 (1-4pm)

Feb. 23.

Ruby Dragon
rubydragonrocks@aol.com
Phone: 772-1100
http://rubydragon.info

Ruby Dragon
600 Morro Bay Blvd. #C
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $20

Fundraisers

SWEETHEART BELLY DANCE SHOWCASE FUNDRAISER
SWEETHEART BELLY DANCE SHOWCASE FUNDRAISER
February 23 (5pm)

A fundraiser to send SaJa Middle Eastern Dance Company to perform at Carnegie Hall with the Cal Poly Arab Music esnemble and the Polyphonics Choirs, Feb. 23.

Sandra Sarrouf
sousoudance29@hotmail.com
Phone: 528-1933

Monday Club
1815 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15