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Grammy Award-winning ensemble will perform with Cal Poly choirs in the PAC

Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer will perform with two Cal Poly choirs — Polyphonics and Chamber Choir — on May 12 at the Performing Arts Center. The performance will include selections from Chanticleer’s current tour, preview music from Cal Poly choirs’ current season and conclude with a finale joint performance of “Beauty of the Day.” […]

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“Playing in Unison”: A new documentary about the history behind the Performing Arts Center

On April 23, the Foundation of the Performing Arts Center hosted a red carpet premiere for the Performing Arts Center’s (PAC) new documentary, “Playing in Unison.”  The night included a few surprises for the guests in attendance, including a new fundraising campaign and an “enchanted oasis” for students and staff to enjoy. There were many […]

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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 […]

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Snarky Puppy Brings Their “Immersive, High Energy” Performance to the PAC this Monday Night

This Monday night, get ready for a high energy, cultural and immersive musical experience that is Snarky Puppy.  Snarky Puppy is a music group of a “collective of sorts” with upwards of 25 members in their regular rotation, according to their website. The four time Grammy award winner, Snarky Puppy has grown into a national […]

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Get Ready to be “Scared Scriptless” this Saturday Night with the PAC’s first show of the season!

Cal Poly arts season’s first week is starting off with a bang. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, known for their roles on the popular 1980’s comedy series “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” are stopping by Cal Poly’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Oct. 16 on their “Scared Scriptless” tour. Attendees can expect an evening full […]

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Performing Arts Center offering free virtual matinees for K-12 students

The Performing Arts Center and Poly Arts for Youth are offering free virtual field trips to all San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County K-12 students.  Thousands of students attend live performances each year, according to a press release. With the current circumstances of COVID-19, offering matinees virtually will provide the opportunity for students to […]



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