At The Great American Melodrama Theatre, audiences can spend an evening laughing and enjoying new contemporary shows. From the moment they step through the door, they can expect a warm welcome. With actors directing audience members to their seats and offering refreshments at the snack bar, audiences receive entertainment the minute they walk in. Located […]
Shabang Returns to San Luis Obispo with a new look and price
Shabang, advertised as the “full dose of the Central Coast,” is a local music festival that will feature more than 50 live performances across four different stages, on May 5-6 at Dairy Creek Golf Course. The festival was started by three friends from Cal Poly in 2014, featuring local acts, as a way to popularize […]
Native American poetry and its portrayal of Indigenous reality
This article was originally published on KCPR, Cal Poly’s hub for the arts, music, culture, and entertainment of the Central Coast. The following article references sexual assault and violence. Cal Poly offers prevention education and confidential advocacy through Safer, which can be found at safer.calpoly.edu. Native American poetry brings forth a perspective that is completely […]
Twanguero promotes new record with performance at Cal Poly
Latin Grammy Award-winning musician Diego García, known professionally as Twanguero, performed at Cal Poly’s Spanos Theatre on Saturday, January 29. This was the first show of his new tour, which is being used to promote his new record, Carreteras Secundarias Volume 2. “So, basically, it’s a guitar album where I pay tribute to the forest… […]
New director of Cal Poly Arts Molly Clark shares her plans for the 2022-2023 season
Molly Clark has recently been hired as the first female director of Cal Poly Arts, succeeding Steve Lerian, and she has big plans for the 2022-2023 season. “I’m keenly interested in attracting a diverse demographic into our audience and a multi generational one,” Clark said. “We have a responsibility to react to things that are happening […]
SLO County Summer: Olive and Lavender Festival
In this episode of SLO County Summer, reporter Ava Kershner gives you an inside look at the Palos Robles Olive and Lavender Festival. Usually, the two events happen separately, but coming back from previous COVID cancellations, the two events banded together for a day the community will never forget…
Cal Poly music professor to hold virtual recital of Beethoven sonatas
Cal Poly retired music professor and pianist W. Terrence Spiller will perform all-Beethoven sonatas in a virtual recital available from May 21 to May 28. This is Spiller’s fifth recital to complete Beethoven’s 32 sonatas. Spiller said he predicts completing the sonatas in eight performances. “The 32 sonatas represent a complete world of musical expression […]
Local photography business now offers online coaching sessions
Local photography business owner, Asia Croson, has created $20 coaching sessions for people interested in learning more about photography, editing and other skills.
SLO photographer brings documentary of historic perseverance, nature
In 2017, four surfers suddenly found themselves caught in the worst storm Iceland had seen in 25 years. After capturing their life-threatening journey on camera, Chris Burkard came back to his hometown to share their story on the big screen. An award-winning photographer and documentarist, Burkard held an exclusive screening of the documentary “Under an […]
Architecture students took the runway for their winter fashion show
Freshman architecture students took to the catwalk to show off their original paper wearable designs in the “Humans” project Jan. 30.
This student business delivers homemade waffles straight to your door
Business administration senior Matt Casadona recently turned his liking for a convenient, yet tasty food into an out-of-the-home business.