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May 16

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

Special Events

OPEN STUDIO
May 16 (Noon-5pm)

For individuals and families who come to create at their leisure, through May 17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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

Cost: $5/hr

RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
May 16 (Varies by event)

May is Bike Month. Grab your friends and family, compete in iRide Community Bike Challenge or attend one of the volunteer hosted events listed on calendar here: rideeshare.org.

Angela Nelson
anelson@rideshare.org
Phone: 781-1385

93401

Cost: Free

15TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
May 16 (6:30-8:30pm)

Join the Dunes Center in celebrating 15th years of natural science education and visitors services. 15 tastings for $15 May 16.

Dunes Center
admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455
http://dunescenter.org

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center
1065 Guadalupe St.
Guadalupe 93434

Cost: $15

Stage

<em>THE COVER OF LIFE</em>
Posing for LIfe Magazine
THE COVER OF LIFE
May 16 (7:30pm Fri. & Sat.; 3pm Sun. )

The Pewter Plough Playhouse presents the drama about the lives of three WWII war brides and Life magazine's coverage on the women, through May 18.

Viv Goff, Box Office Mgr.
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $16-$21

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
May 16 (Wed, Thurs, Fri: 7pm; Sat: 3pm & 7pm; Sun: 6pm)

presented by the Great American Melodrama, through June 15. Join adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they race the globe in under 80 days. Danger and comic surprises abound as five actors portray 39 characters traversing 7 continents.

Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

The Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93445

Cost: $18-$24

Music

AN EVENING OF WOODWIND & STRING CHAMBER MUSIC
May 16 (7:30pm)

The Cal Poly Music Department will perform a variety of traditional and contemporary repertoire featuring woodwind and string instruments, May 16.

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://music.calpoly.edu/calendar/

United Methodist Church
1515 Fredericks St.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: FREE

CUESTA CHOIR CONCERT
Cuesta Chamber Singers
CUESTA CHOIR CONCERT
May 16 (7:30pm)

May 16. From Gospel to Gershwin presents music that has helped form our unique American choral sound. The Cuesta Chamber Singers and Voce will showcase pieces that they are performing while on tour in France.

Bea Anderson
bea_anderson@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3198
http://www.cpactickets.cuesta.edu

Cuesta CPAC
Hwy 1
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $7-$12

WINE FESTIVAL KICK-OFF CELEBRATION
The Bobby Santacruz Band kicks the weekend off right!
WINE FESTIVAL KICK-OFF CELEBRATION
May 16 (6:15pm)

There's no better way to start your weekend than with this great concert, May 16. Tickets also include your first glass of wine from our keg barrel. Dinner by Dining with Andre available for purchase.

CASTORO CELLARS
events@castorocellars.com
Phone: 238-0725
http://www.castorocellars.com

Castoro Cellars
1315 N. Bethel Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $15

WINE FESTIVAL KICK-OFF CELEBRATION
May 16 (7pm)

There's no better way to start your weekend than with this great concert, May 16. Tickets also include your first glass of wine from our keg barrel. Dinner by Dining with Andre available for purchase.

CASTORO CELLARS
events@castorocellars.com
Phone: 238-0725
http://www.castorocellars.com

Castoro Cellars
1315 N. Bethel Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $15

WINEFEST KICK-OFF CELEBRATION
The Bobby Santacruz Band kicks the weekend off right!
WINEFEST KICK-OFF CELEBRATION
May 16 (6:15pm)

Celebrate the good life and Dam Fine Wine with this great dance band, May 16. Catered gourmet dinner available for purchase by Dining with Andre. Tickets include the show and a glass of wine.

Rhiannon
events@castorocellars.com
Phone: 238-0725

Castoro Cellars
1315 N. Bethel Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $15 general; $10 Wine Club members

Writers and Literature

FRIDAY EDITION POETRY
Poetry
May 16 (7pm)

SLOMA hosts New Theorem Press' "Friday Edition Poetry Series" May 16. Poets TBA.

Benny Biesek
benny.biesek@gmail.com
Phone: 215-3370
http://www.newtheorem.blogspot.com

SLOMA
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 General; $4 Students

Art

ART BAR
May 16 (various )

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork, through June 16. includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail. Tuesday-Sunday. Family Day on Sundays at noon.

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

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

Cost: $40

JANICE LUCIER WORKS ON DISPLAY
May 16 (During business hours)

through June 30.

Rene Scarnegi
frstcls@aol.com
Phone: 543-4902

West End Espresso
670 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
Art at Wineries
May 16 (10am-5pm)

Featuring selected work from: "Sacred Light - Sacred Lands”: A Journey Through the Nat’l Parks & Monuments and the American Landscape; and "A New Vision of the Central Coast and the California Landscape." Photo-Paintings by Paul J. McCloskey. Daily through June 30.

Kyle Coots
paul@paintingwithlightstudio.com
Phone: 226-8881
http://www.sculpterra.com

Sculpterra Winery & Sculpture Gardens
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles, 93446

Cost: FREE

BEGINNING DRAWING 1: FUNDAMENTALS
Draw with LARRY Le BRANE using an easy ‘right-brain’ approach
BEGINNING DRAWING 1: FUNDAMENTALS
Classes and Workshops
May 16 (9:30am-12:30pm)

Larry Le Brane teaches an easy ‘right-brain’ way to draw, through May 16. Make lines, perspective and composition come to life with pen-ink, charcoal and pencil.

Wes Martin
phillip_martin@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3131 ext. 2103
http://www.communityprograms.net

Cuesta College
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $118 for 6 weeks

DATE NIGHT
Classes and Workshops
May 16 (6:30pm-8:30pm)

A fun way to get to know someone, through June 13. Whether using the pottery wheels or sitting down to sculpt, folks are encouraged to share wine and food and conversation while exploring the wonders of clay.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://www.anamcre.com

Anam-Cre Pottery
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Winters Trimmings
"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Galleries
May 16 (noon-6pm)

Studios on the Park is pleased to host W. Truman Hosner as the Guest Associate Artist In Residence. His intimate plein-air pastels of landscapes and figures, is available for viewing through May 18.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://www.studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

BUILDING COMMUNITIES EXHIBIT
Marinella Senatore, Piccolo Caos (Little Chaos), 2013, Fine art print on Hahnemühle paper, 160 x 300 cm, Courtesy Peres Projects, Berlin
BUILDING COMMUNITIES EXHIBIT
Museums
May 16 (6-8pm)

Marinella Senatore's exhibit will be on display through Aug. 17.

MCASB Press
press@mcasantabarbara.org
Phone: 966-5373

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: FREE

H2O TWO
Bringing the Light
H2O TWO
Openings and Receptions
May 16 (noon-5pm)

These are not photographs, these are dreams that you are invited to enter and experience, through June 30. Some of these dreams are playful with people seeming to do ordinary acts like talking on the phone or pulling a wagon, but they are underwater.

Kabe Russell
dadagallery@hotmail.com
Phone: 400-8903
http://olivetreefinearts.com

Olive Tree Gallery
5850 Traffic Way
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

HANDLEBAR STREAMERS
May 16 (11am)

Decorate your bike's handlebars with streamers made from skateboard wheel shavings, through May 18.

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

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

Cost: museum admission

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
May 16

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

Sports and Wellness

BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Lessons and Classes
May 16 (Various)

Intensive workout regimen designed to kick-start your healthy lifestyle, through May 16. Surrounding yourself with women who have the same fitness goals just makes the journey that much easier to take. Join & recruit a friend and you both save $25. Limited spots available.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://www.tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $150

ZUMBA FITNESS
Zumba Fitness
ZUMBA FITNESS
Lessons and Classes
May 16 (9:30am)

Drop in class, through June 14. First time is free.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://www.gozumbagirl.com

So. County Regional Ctr.
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6

GUINEA DANCE CLASSES
West African Dance Classes
GUINEA DANCE CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
May 16 (7:30pm)

Mory Moussa Bangoura is teaching the traditional West African dance through July 4. All levels are welcome.

Mory Moussa Bangoura
morymoussab@gmail.com
Phone: 904-4788

Yoga Centre
672 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $12

Lectures and Learning

JESSYE NORMAN
May 16 (7:30-9:30pm)

Join one of America's most beloved blues/jazz performers while she discusses her new memoir Stand Up Straight and Sing, May 16.

UCSB Arts & Lectures
aandl-info@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://www.artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu/Details.aspx?PerfNum=2914

Hahn Hall
1070 Fairway Rd.
Santa Barbara 93108

Cost: $16-$77

WINE TASTING 101
Wine Tasting 101 by First Crush Cellars
WINE TASTING 101
Classes
May 16 (4-6pm)

Learn how to taste and evaluate red wines with owner/winemaker Becky Zelinski, May 16. Learn the wine tasting basics and sharpen your palate. Class features a selection of Paso Robles wines that exhibit traditional varietal characteristics.

Becky Zelinski
info@firstcrushwinemaking.com
Phone: 434-2772
http://www.firstcrushwinemaking.com

First Crush Cellars
2975 Limestone Way
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $40 general; $32 for Crush Club members

Support Groups

SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
May 16 (9-10:30am; 3-4:30pm)

This weekly group is for adult women that focuses on healing trauma from childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault, through June 7. Pre-registration is required. Mondays 9-10:30am at SLO office Fridays 3-4:30pm at Paso office.

Shannon Cantillano
contact@riseslo.org
Phone: 226-5400
http://riseslo.org

RISE
51 Zaca Lane, Ste. 140
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Suggested $10 donation