Sunday, March 29, 2015     Volume: 29, Issue: 35
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Shadowboxer

ARTWORK BY LENA RUSHING

Shadowboxer

Get a glimpse of the creative process of local artist Lena Rushing at her latest exhibit of paintings and shadowboxes, Methods of Madness, on view at Steynberg Gallery in SLO, April 3 to 30. Most of the pieces include a photo booklet documenting the creation of the piece. An artist reception will be held April 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Steynberg Gallery is at 1531 Monterey St. and can be reached at 547-0278.

—Trever Dias

Leading the way

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GREAT AMERICAN MELODRAMA

Leading the way

The drama continues to unfold at The Great American Melodrama in Oceano with their latest production, Leading Ladies, onstage through April 26. Leading Ladies tells the tale of two Shakespearean actors who’ve fallen on hard times and attempt to swindle an elderly woman by posing as her long-lost nieces. Tickets are $19 to $25. Visit americanmelodrama.com for show times and further details.

—Trever Dias

A fine example

ARTWORK BY BARRY LUNDGREN

A fine example

Four Fine Craft Artists and Their Inspirations, an exhibit of fine craftwork by local artists Toni Bouman, Ann Bonestell, Larry Le Brane, and Barry Lundgren, will be on display at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, April 3 to May 31. The exhibit examines the artists’ process from inspiration to finished work and features pieces in fused glass, wood, textiles, and more. A reception for the artists will be held April 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Go to sloma.org for more.

—Trever Dias