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Americana/Roots, Country, Folk
3 Songwriters Share the Stage
Songwriters at Play host Steve Key is joined by Ken McMeans and John Nowel of the band Stereo Chickens, the premier Americana group blending country, bluegrass, folk, and gospel into their own unique sound. Steve, Ken and John are all writers, so they'll swap songs in the style of a Nashville in-the-round, as well as jamming on some favorite tunes. Special guest Ynana Rose will swap songs with us too! http://www.ynanarose.com/ Show runs 12:30-3:30pm at Sculpterra Winery, 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles, 805-226-8881. No cover charge, all ages OK. Food for sale by local vendors.
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Folk,Blues,Country,Rock
Arlo Guthrie
Like his father Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie has carved out a career as a folk singer and songwriter with a social conscience who leavens political messages with humor. Over the last four decades, Guthrie has toured the world, winning a wide following for both his musicianship and natural storytelling skills.
www.arlo.net/
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Art Talk, Children's Arts/Crafts, Gallery, Painting
Art Central's 10th Anniversary Event
Join us between February 8th - 28th for 3 weeks of SALES, LIVE DEMOS, GIVE AWAYS, AND MUCH MUCH MORE! Can you believe we've been here for 10 years? Temporary insanity led Etty to open this store, long term insanity has kept us in business for 10 years! Thank you for joining us on this wild ride and for the amazing support you have given us over the years. We were planning on this year's anniversary event being super-special to celebrate a decade in business. Needless to say, we didn't expect to have to figure out how to do it virtually! To make this event extra-special AND extra-safe, we are going to have a 3 WEEK anniversary event! Join us as we give you the best GIVEAWAYS, and 20 days of SAVINGS and VIRTUAL DEMOS! What a Celebration! For most up-to-date info, please follow us on Instagram @artcentralslo
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Gallery, Art Show
Art Exhibit - "Rosey 'N' Barb - Still At It After All These Years"
Barbara and Robert “Rosey” Rosenthal, award winning printmakers, have been art partners since 1980. They are well-known throughout our county and California for their art and for demonstrating printmaking. So often showing and demonstrating together, they are often thought of as one person, “RoseyBarb,” but each has his/her own point of view and explores different media. For this unique Art Central show Barbara is showing her rich, landscape paintings and Rosey his colorful, gouache paintings. They are so often asked to show their graphic art that they welcomed a chance to exhibit work in other media." DUE TO COVID-RESTRICTIONS WE WILL NOT BE HOSTING AN ARTIST RECEPTION. We ask you to show your support and appreciation by stopping by during our store hours to enjoy this colorful exhibit in our gallery. We are limiting customers to 5 in the store at a time, everyone must use a mask and sanitizer (sanitizer provided at the door).
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Painting
Art Exhibit--ARTHUR BEAUMONT: Art of the Sea
The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is delighted to announce that Arthur Beaumont: Art of the Sea--an exhibit of 53 paintings chronicling the accomplishments of the US Navy, from the USS Constitution to atomic bomb tests and expeditions to the North and South Poles—will be at the Museum for just six months, the last show on the West Coast before it leaves for the East Coast. Beaumont used Impressionist techniques in painting the stunning images in this exhibit and in capturing the majesty of the oceans and the vessels that sail them. In addition to Beaumont’s paintings, the show will be accompanied by a book of his life and art, also entitled Arthur Beaumont: Art of the Sea, written by Beaumont’s son Geoffrey Campbell Beaumont and published by The Irvine Museum in Irvine, California. Then, on January 21, 2021, the author will offer a presentation about the exhibit and his father’s life as part of SBMM’s distinguished lecture series. Arthur Beaumont (1890-1978) was born in Norfolk County, England and came to the US in 1908 to study art at Berkeley, before moving to Los Angeles and opening his first commercial art studio in 1917. After studying further with other artists in the US and Europe and teaching art and watercolor painting, Beaumont received a commission as a lieutenant in the Navy and became the “Artist of the Fleet” by 1933. His earliest paintings showed naval vessels in various settings and states of preparedness, but following Pearl Harbor, his work supported the US war effort and reflected dramatic life or death struggles in the Pacific and, in 1944, he was given the official title of War Correspondent. Following the end of World War II, Beaumont became the official artist for Operation Crossroads, documenting the Navy’s first tests of the nuclear bomb, and continued to travel with and paint for the US Navy on missions to China and Japan. In addition to his work during the Korean War.
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Drawings/Works on Paper, Folk Art/Crafts, Mixed Media
Art Journaling for Beginners: Mixed Media Art Journaling (Zoom)
Throughout history, Art Journaling has been used by artists and masters as a tool for capturing ideas and inspiration. An art journal is a great place to record your travels, memorable moments, to affirm your goals and dreams or just PLAY! If you keep a regular writing journal, but are looking to add a visual quality and depth, Mixed Media Art Journaling is the perfect addition to your journaling practice. It’s also a place where you are allowed to get messy, experiment and create without prior artistic experience. It’s the perfect way to stay creative at home. Mixed Media Art Journaling can be a transformative tool to utilize during life’s transitions, when you want to gain clarity on a major decision, explore your creativity or just need to process your thoughts in a visual way. In this online class, you not only learn the basics, but you will also learn a variety of fun and easy mixed media techniques to fill your Journal with lots of creativity.
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Choral
Cal Poly Choirs' 'Breathe in Hope' Concert - Virtual
The choirs will present “Breathe in Hope,” a virtual winter concert that will feature a variety of selections on the theme of perseverance and hope at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 13. PolyPhonics will perform music by Camille Saint-Saëns and influential African American composer Adolphus Hailstork. The University Singers will present music by André Thomas, plus Ernst Toch’s celebrated “Geographical Fugue.” Dale Trumbore’s “Breathe in Hope” will be performed by the Cal Poly Women’s Chorus. The piece is based on a Facebook post in response to the killing of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. The Cal Poly Chamber Choir will present a special mass with movements from a variety of Renaissance composers that showcase the development of the genres in that period. Scott Glysson conducts the Cal Poly Choirs, which are accompanied by Paul Woodring.
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Classical, Orchestral
Cal Poly Symphony Soloist Showcase Concert
The Cal Poly Symphony will present its annual Soloist Showcase through a virtual presentation at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 12. The symphony held auditions in November for student soloists from a variety of majors for the opportunity to be featured in the showcase. The winners were computer engineering major Kiran Manikonda on clarinet and double civil engineering and music major Grant Smith on piano. Manikonda will play Gioachino Rossini’s “Introduction, Theme and Variations,” and Smith will perform the first movement from Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor. The program will also include two movements from Gordon Jacob’s “Old Wine in New Bottles,” performed by the winds and brass of the orchestra, and Edvard Grieg’s “Two Elegiac Melodies,” performed by the strings. There will be a live Q&A session immediately following the recorded performance with Music Professor and conductor David Arrivée, the soloists and other students.
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Orchestral
Cal Poly Wind Bands Virtual Concert: 'Community'
The Wind Ensemble and Wind Orchestra will present a virtual concert titled “Community” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 6. “Music has the ability to bring together minds and souls,” Director of Bands Christopher J. Woodruff said. “For this concert, the members of the Cal Poly Wind Bands explore the connections between individuals that make us part of a larger whole, whether they are performing in person or remotely.” “We are excited to have this performance recorded in the Performing Arts Center’s Miossi Hall, which offers the student musicians an acoustical experience that brings out the best possible musical communication,” Woodruff said. Compositions by Katherine Bergman, Percy Grainger and Rossano Galante will be performed. Woodruff and Associate Director of Bands Nicholas P. Waldron will conduct the concert.
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Art Show
Cambria Center for the Arts Virtual Gallery PLEIN AIR PAINTERS
Call for Artists: Plein Air Painting Virtual Show January 9 – February 28, 2021 Cambria Center for the Arts Virtual Gallery Online: gallery@cambriacenterforthearts.org This exhibit will be in our virtual gallery and will feature plein air paintings. All other 2D and 3D artists are welcome to submit work for this exhibit as well. ENTRY FEE: CCA Members $10 per Piece Non-Members $25 per Piece IMPORTANT DATES: January 2 – 5, 2020: Register/submit art online Saturday, January 9, 4:30pm: Online Opening Reception (An invitation will be emailed and posted online on our website) January 9 – February 28, 2021: Exhibition Dates ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists. Membership with Cambria Center for the Arts is not required, but encouraged. To become a member, go to: http://cambriacenterforthearts.org/join/ HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK: The online entry form with online payment will be available from January 2 – 5, 2021. CLICK HERE to access the online submittal form CLICK HERE for a step-by-step tutorial of how to use our online submittal form. REQUIREMENTS TO SHOW: For all requirements to show please read the Art Gallery General Conspectus found at: http://cambriacenterforthearts.org/requirements-to-show/ INFORMATION ABOUT SALES: • Two out of every three entries by an individual artist must be for sale. • CCA will keep 30% commission on each piece sold. • Artists are responsible for delivery of any sold item to the buyer. Monies for artwork sold will be mailed to the artist before the end of the following month. Contact the Gallery Director with any questions –gallery@cambriacenterforthearts.org
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