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Art for Art's Sake
The Morro Bay Museum of Natural History is hostinging "Art for Art's Sake," an event at the museum set for the evening of November 3rd. There will be wine and food tastings and music for a lovely evening. Donated works of local artists will be auctioned to raise money for the repair of the Native American sculpture located at the entrance of the museum. Read More
Genie's Pocket by Jeanie Greensfelder
A baby Black Phoebe flutters its wings
and chirps for food, trying all the tricks
that once produced its parents—
a fledgling refusing to face
cold-turkey day. Read More
Great Shots by Jerry Kirkhart & Steve Corey
Our photo editors bring you some of their favorite coastal images for the month. This month's featured local photographers are Steve Corey, Dagman Collins, Bill Bouton, Mike Baird, James O'Donnell, Ken Bondy, Marlin Harms, Beth Sargent, Howard Ignatius, Mimi Ditchie, Mike Viera, Dave Johnson, Michael Doliveck, Jerry Kirkhart, Alice Cahill, Don Quintana, Elizabeth Haslam, Bob Canepa, Sylvia Sanchez, Jim Radford, Pamela Link, Linda Tanner, Gary Powell, Greg Smith, and Michelle Maani. See More
One Poet's Perspective by Jane Elsdon
There is something about autumn that invites reflection. Perhaps it is that the year is winding down and that process summons us to do some inventory work. Or perhaps it is looking toward Thanksgiving and considering what we feel we do or do not have to give thanks for. There's nothing like a Sierra stream clearer than crystal or a mountain pond reflecting the glory of fall, to encourage us to consider how blessed we have been, even in the toughest of times. Read More
Opera SLO by Kathryn Bumpass
Dear Readers, allow me to introduce you to a vibrant group of musical artists sponsored by Opera San Luis Obispo — OperaSLO To Go. These young people sing short programs of opera "favorites" and American musical theater in coffee houses, restaurants, retirement homes, schools, and wineries in San Luis Obispo County. Read More
Shutterbugs featuring Ashala Tylor
In this monthly feature some of our best local photographers share their passion for capturing beautiful and fascinating images. You will find more of their work on various photo sites, including Flickr, and in our own Great Shots section. This month Ashala Tylor has been invited to talk about her interest in photography and to share some of her work with you. Read More
Valencia Peak Panorama by Howard Ignatius
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