North County Rape Crisis and Child Protection Center’s 2nd Annual Planting a Pinwheel for Awareness

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month.
In North County Santa Barbara, there were 2,099 investigated referrals of suspected child abuse.
In Lompoc, there were 634 referrals investigated.
In Santa Maria there were 1,465 referrals investigated.
The Center educated over 11,000 children during their ChildSAFE programs in North County.
Pinwheels exemplify the innocence of our youth. Help us raise awareness on …

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Jazz Master Chris Botti to Play the PAC in April

San Luis Obispo, CALIFORNIA – On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, Cal Poly Arts presents jazz great CHRIS BOTTI in concert, backed by his stellar band.
“A supple-toned trumpeter who has grown into his role as a virtuoso…never less than breathtaking.” (Billboard Magazine)
For over two decades, the multi-Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter …

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Inaugural Love Your Club Crowdfunding Campaign to Feature Ten Hancock Clubs and Programs in Need of Community Support

From putting more pep into the student pep band to sending architecture students to a design competition to rescuing animals or helping the softball team purchase and install bleachers, there are ten student clubs at Allan Hancock College that need the community’s support to reach their goals. The college launched its inaugural Love Your Club …

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The Whipping Man is powerful theatre

The Whipping Man
Now Playing: Severson Theatre March 9 through 26
The Whipping Man methodically peels back layers of repressed feelings, hopes and dreams, and dark secrets in this powerful story by Matthew Lopez. Plunge into the heart-wrenching chaos of war-torn Richmond in April, 1865. The Civil War is over, and throughout the south, slaves are …

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I never thought I would be writing an article on the Arts. For the last 22 years my whole world has been all about tech. From studying Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science at Cal Poly to running an IT business for 11 years, I had made up my mind that the arts didn’t really matter to me …

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