Arts

A map of parks in San Juan Bautista. The city's Strategic Planning Committee is working on a parks masterplan.

San Juan Bautista's Strategic Planning Committee has broad task

San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee develops plans for city's future.

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New Children’s Theater Camp Coming Summer 2018

San Benito Stage Company will be putting on its first summer camp this summer for students newly interested in the performing arts, as well as for more experienced youth actors

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Arts Council Announces County Arts Showcase

The San Benito County Office of Education and the San Benito County Arts Council invite the community to attend its County Arts Showcase.

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Search for the perfect Valentine's Day gift in San Benito County

With Valentine's Day around the corner there is something for everyone in San Benito County including dinner theater, vintage records, and the perfect treat.

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Second place winner, Shane Wilbur. Photo courtesy San Benito Stage Company.

San Benito Stage Company celebrates the "Spirit of Theater" in 2018

San Benito Stage Company has a year ahead packed with a variety of events celebrating the spirit of theater in 2018.

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Bill's Bullpen Free Comic Book Day 2018

Every year on the first Saturday of May is Free Comic Book Day. Come celebrate May 5th, 2018 with free comic books, costumed super heroes, and great prizes at Bill's Bullpen for Free Comic Book Day 2018.

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ART110 San Benito High School Art Show

The San Benito County Arts Council presents Poetry Out Loud & Art110

The Arts Council presents two events featuring local high school students and the arts.

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Ramona Hill stands in the dance studio and performance area at Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista.

Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista celebrates its first year

Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista is a center for creativity and the arts for both youth and adults.

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After a week-long camp, students were able to perform what they learned for their families and friends. Photo courtesy of Kristy Burchard.

Final Curtain Call for Local Institution "Kids Rule"

15 years after starting Kids Rule in San Benito County, Kristy Burchard will be closing the popular summer theater camp for kids

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Artists encouraged to apply to 2018 Open Studios Art Tour

Arts Council now accepting applications for annual art tour weekend

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The mural on the outside of Johnny's Bar & Grill in Hollister.

Historic Hollister biker bar Johnny's changes hands

A new owner is taking over Johnny's Bar & Grill in Hollister, but it will still be a biker bar and popular local watering hole.

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Robinson's photograph with San Jose in the background earned her the #29 spot on The Huffington Post's  top 32 wedding photographs of the year. Photo courtesy of Lisa Robinson.

Local Photographer Gains National Recognition

Self-taught local photographer Lisa Robinson has gained national recognition by The Huffington Post and The Knot for her work capturing weddings

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Hollister muralist adds creepiness to Sony PlayStation Games

Self-taught, Patricia "Tricia" Harvey has taken her murals from children's bedrooms and nursing homes to trade shows in New York and Los Angeles.

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Photo of "The Mission" by the late artist, Nancy Burtch Hauk. Photos courtesy of Steve Hauk.

Art Exhibit featuring work of the late Nancy Burtch Hauk opens Dec. 17 at Mission San Juan Bautista

Beginning on Sunday, Dec. 17 and running through March 2018, Mission San Juan Bautista will host, "Loving Watercolor: Painting of the California Missions by Nancy Burtch Hauk (1944-2016)"

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Iraq Veteran, Felipe Galvan of San Juan Bautista. Photos by SBHS sophomore, Davina Espinoza.

Iraq Veteran's Greatest Accomplishment

Iraq war veteran, Felipe Galvan, explains to SBHS students his military service as his greatest accomplishment

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Kat and AJ Nobile sit in two of their rocking chairs made from wine barrels at a craft show. Photo courtesy of AJ and Kat Nobile.

Noble Made: Local Family Creates One of a Kind Pieces Using Re-Claimed Wood

Moving to San Benito County in February, AJ and Kat Nobile started creating custom-made furniture with their company Noble Made

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The dog park is in need of a new irrigation system and a means for getting rid of gophers and squirrels. Photos by John Chadwell.

Hollister Council News Roundup: $150k for Dog Park, Bonnie View Road Protest, Interactive Art Parks

Hollister City Council balks at $150,000 for dog park. Residents along Bonnie View Road voice opposition to road opening, and street artist asks city to consider interactive art parks.

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Bartolo (Jesse Huerta) trying to talk young lovers Bato (Edie Flores) and Gila (Jasmine  Rios) out of marriage. Photo by Robert Eliason

La Pastorela opens at Mission San Juan

A traditional Christmas story, La Pastorela returns to Mission San Juan Nov. 24 until Dec. 17.

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Roberto Nolasco singing Jail House Rock

Last performances for “All Shook Up” Nov. 10 and Nov 11.

The San Benito Stage company teen cast gives a great comedic performance of star crossed lovers while singing songs inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley.

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