Posts of "Arts & Entertainment"

Wine Photographer Bob Dickey Exhibit at Monterey Street Wines

Central Coast Ace Wine Photographer Bob Dickey will be exhibiting his eclectic paintings and answering questions about his art at Monterey Street Wines in Downtown San Luis Obispo on Friday, March 7, from 6pm-9pm during SLO's "Art After Dark". To add to the ambience of the evening, Legendary Central Coast Winemaker Chuck Carlson will be pouring a selection of Carlson Wines & Curtis Wines for guests to enjoy including the 2011 Carlson Cabernet Franc, 2012 Carlson Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills, and 2012 Curtis Viognier.

Animals in the Big City

One of my favorite topics in life is raising animals. I love my cats, my dog, my horse and my chickens. Susan Orleans of the New Yorker, is one of the funniest and best writers on this topic and many others.

Jim Clendenen & Central Coast Wine Classic

Avila Beach Golf Resort will host the Central Coast Wine Classic from July 7 – 10. This event raises money to fund grants supporting the healing arts, studio arts and performing arts for non-profit organizations from San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties; even the discriminating The Wine Spectator sponsors it. Since 2004, it has ...

Avila Beach: A Little Bit of Heaven

The first time I went to Avila Beach was when my daughter was about 2 years of age. I always took her to the Central Coast for our vacation because it was only three hours from Los Angeles and was about as long of a car ride as she and I could take.

Really KNOWING Pinot – Story and Photos by Bob Dickey

Earlier this year, Georgina suggested that if you want to learn a foreign language, take a lover who speaks only that language. I’d say, similarly, if you want to understand Pinot Noir; attend the World of Pinot Noir at The Cliffs Resort in Shell Beach, California.

Middle Eastern Dance at Seaside Palace

I am no Badia Masabhi, but I began to appreciate and learn to belly dance two summers ago at the Angel’s Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro. My friend Mary had become obsessed with Shakira and didn’t want to go to class alone. It has been one of the best endeavors of my life.