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Atascadero artist brightens up town with colorful, historical mural

Local artist Heather Millenaar organized a mural project and enlisted the help of almost 100 local volunteers to help paint it on the side of the old Founder's Community Bank building on El Camino Real. The mural, which features the city's landmarks, the area's rolling hills and "The Women’s Republic," came to life on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.

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SLO Rep opens new season with 'The All Night Strut!'

A behind-the-scenes look at the final rehearsals for "The All Night Strut!" — a musical revue that opens Aug. 25, 2017, and plays through Sept. 27, 2017. It’s the first main-stage show produced by the former SLO Little Theatre since it changed its name to the San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre.

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What does ‘home’ mean in Arroyo Grande? AGHS grads' play tells the story

"Nice Town, Normal People" features interviews with nearly 100 Arroyo Grande residents. It opens at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts on Aug. 17, 2017. It’s produced by Rhizome Theater Company, a nonprofit founded by Arroyo Grande High School graduates Kyle Berlin, Ashlin Hatch and Makulumy Alexander-Hills, and funded by a grant from the Davis Project for Peace.

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