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.
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.
"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.
Jan Scott is curator of collections for South County Historical Society and actor in "Dune Child," which explores the life of the only child who lived among the Dunites on the Oceano Dunes in the 1930s. The Dunites were a group of hermits, artists, intellectuals and mystics who made the miles of shifting sand their sanctuary. Performances are each Saturday through the month of August 2017.
Artist Jeffery Laudenslager and assistant Daniel Camarena talk about the balance and grace of a new 30-foot moving sculpture, "Olas Portola-Fuenta Seca" (Waves in a Dry Portola Fountain), in San Luis Obispo. The sculpture was installed Friday, June 9, 2017, at Marsh and Higuera streets.
Cookie queen Arty McGoo (aka Elizabeth Adams) of Paso Robles is a full-time professional cookie artist, or, cookier, who shares her baking and decorating expertise with students around the globe. Here she shows how to quickly and easily decorate a cookie for Valentine's Day.
The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art plans to build a new $12 million three-story home that would triple exhibition space, add art education classrooms and offer other amenities at its location just west of Mission Plaza in downtown San Luis Obispo. Here's a virtual look inside plans for the new building.
History Center of San Luis Obispo director Eva Ulz talks about a dress from the exhibit "The Way We Wore." The dress was worn by Ella Steele Brooks, daughter of a U.S. Senator who married Benjamin Brooks, the longest-serving editor of the Tribune. She wore the dress to James A. Garfield's presidential inauguration.