Jennifer Titcomb
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One act play festival runs this weekend

Cal Poly’s theatre and dance department is presenting student directed one act plays. The play festival will be June 6 and 7 in the black box theatre room 212 in the H.P. Davidson Music Center. Showtimes are at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Locally grown plants aid in local recovery

Growing Grounds Downtown, a plant shop nestled in downtown San Luis Obispo, is Transitions Mental Health Association’s program that sells plants from two local farms.Clients work at the store and farms and benefit from horticultural therapy.

New Web site gives authors a place to publish, which was launched two months ago by a San Luis Obispo County resident, helps get budding artists noticed by publishers and readers. Two Cal Poly students have helped to market the site as part of their senior project.

Byzantium’s ‘Keeper of the Story’ to be unveiled

This year’s edition of Byzantium ‘Keeper of the Story’ will be unveiled at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27 at Steynberg Gallery. The free literary magazine is written, edited and designed by students.

Poly education helped writer in Hollywood

Cal Poly 1974 graduate Jim Kouf shared his path to Hollywood last Thursday as part of the College of Liberal Arts distinguished speakers series.

Local artists display weaving and sculptural artwork

Surface and Form: Explorations in Fiber and Clay, an exhibit presented by the Central Coast Craftmakers, is being showcased in the McMeen Gallery in the San Luis Obispo Art Center for the month of May. The exhibit showcases the work of four artists.

Children’s novel comes to life on stage

Cal Poly’s theatre and dance department presents The Phantom Tollbooth at 7 p.m. May 14 to 16 and May 20 to 22 in Spanos Theatre. Special matinee performances start at 2 p.m. May 16 to 17.

Regardless of view on war, support the troops

Mustang Daily reporter Jennifer Titcomb discusses the war in Iraq and the impact she believes troops like her father, Navy Commander Ken Titcomb, have had on the country. Her father returns home to the U.S. after a year-long tour next week.

Dante Basco adds Filipino Flavor to this month’s Another Type of Groove

Poet, actor, rapper, musican Dante Basco will perform his poetry on Wednesday, May 6 at the Performing Arts Center Pavilion. The event is part of the MultiCultural Center’s celebration of Asian Pacific Islander American month.

More than just pets, these dogs have job experience

Two faculty members train dogs for Guide Dogs of America and Delta Society, respectively. The animals provide assistance and therapy throughout the community.

Courtesans in art history led richer lives

Art history professor Sandra Wetzel will speak on the subject of “Art History’s Bad Girls: Courtesans in the Art of China and Europe” at 6 p.m. May 5 in the community room of the San Luis Obispo Library. She will provide an insight into the lives of Courtesans during the Ming Dynasty and Renaissance period.