Posted 9:24 AM 9/13/2013 by Dan Shadwell
If you're a jazz fan... you won't want to miss a great jam session tonight. The 9th annual Cuesta College Faculty Jazz Ensemble concert is performing on campus. Local singers, Inga Swearingen and John Knutson, will join faculty instrumentalists for a night of great music from a host (More)
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Posted 9:20 AM 9/6/2013 by Dan Shadwell
If you're a fan of the guitar, there's no better place anywhere in the world to be this weekend, than in San Luis Obispo. "La Guitarra California," is a three day festival, celebrating the varied music of the instrument. Two years ago, the fest found a permanent home at Cal Poly and (More)
Posted 1:05 PM 9/5/2013 by Dan Shadwell
A truly talented and charming Paso Robles resident is turning 100-years-old today. But that's not even the best part of the story... For decades, Bud Mercer and his brother, Jim, captivated television, film, and stage audiences with their hoofing routines, singing and comedy. (More)
Posted 4:10 PM 8/23/2013 by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
A local guitar manufacturer needs some help raising $50,000 to increase production.
Esoterik Guitars of San Luis Obispo is using Kickstarter, which is a website that helps small companies raise money to get started.
If the campaign is successful, the company's founder says they'll (More)
Posted 10:27 AM 8/16/2013 by Dan Shadwell
You've probably heard... and maybe you know first-hand that learning an instrument requires dedication, practice, and probably at least some natural ability. So the idea of learning music informally, with a group of friends, and in a fun environment, may seem almost too good to be true. (More)
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Posted 9:53 AM 8/16/2013 by Dan Shadwell
Fifteen location scouts from Los Angeles spent the last two days in northern San Luis Obispo County, checking out all sorts of spots where film, television, and commercial productions could take advantage of scenery that L.A. doesn't offer. On Wednesday, they toured a variety of spots in (More)
Posted 9:33 AM 8/16/2013 by Dan Shadwell
The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival is sponsoring a screening of one of the classics of silent film, which just happens to have been filmed right here on the Central Coast... "The Ten Commandments."
It's all part of the Fest's 20th anniversary celebration called "SLO County on (More)
Posted 2:04 PM 8/14/2013 by Dan Shadwell
Long before computer generated monsters like Transformers, Alien, Jaws, even Godzilla, one inventive filmmaker figured out how to animate a frightening flock of thousands of birds to torment an entire town. In Alfred Hitchcock's classic, "The Birds," Tippi Hedren plays a bay area socialite (More) • Video (1)
Posted 10:36 AM 8/9/2013 by Dan Shadwell
Tonight, one of Alfred Hitchcock's most famous espionage films will screen under the stars at the Santa Barbara County courthouse in Santa Barbara. It's both a thriller and a love story. Cary Grant plays a government agent who recruits a beautiful socialite, played by Ingrid Bergman (More) • Video (1)
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Posted 3:15 PM 8/2/2013 by Dan Shadwell, KSBY News
This weekend, the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande presents Les Miserables.
In the famous musical, France is on the verge of revolution, and a convict who just got out of prison breaks parole and is on the run. In the meantime, a corrupt inn-keeper celebrates the system that's made him (More) • Video (1)
Posted 11:41 AM 7/18/2013 by Dan Shadwell
Festival Mozaic is in full swing in San Luis Obispo and for the next couple of weeks, you can catch some amazing music, played by phenomenal classical musicians . You might think that music would need lyrics to talk, but consider a piece written by Georg Fredric Handel, almost 300 years (More) • Video (1)
Posted 9:48 PM 7/16/2013 by Jeanette Trompeter
Brian Thornton is a national-class cellist who studied with a cellist who survived the Nazi Holocaust. Thornton is coming to Temple Ner Shalom in San Luis Obispo this Firday.
Thornton is a Cellist with the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra and founder of the Lev Aronson Legacy honoring (More)
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