Mr. O playing music. Photo provided by David Huboi.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: A letter to Mr. O’s Academy of the Arts

David Huboi writes about supporting a local music academy during the San Benito GIVES campaign.

Students participate in the San Benito County Arts Council's STEAM Art Camp at the ARTspace ANNEX in Hollister. Photo provided.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: San Benito County Arts Council

Raising funds to support Arts in Education program, which serves over 6,000 local students throughout the county.

Fabian Herrera at his station inside Faultline Tattoo. Photo by Melissa Melton.

Art & Culture

Sayin’ it in ink

Two Hollister tattoo artists share what’s popular in their shops this year.

Drone photographer Ryan Campbell captured the annual San Benito High School Carnival from a bird's eye view at night. Photo by Ryan Campbell.

Art & Culture

Viewing the world from the eye of a drone

Ryan Campbell blends his passion for travel and tech with photography.

Mission San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Art & Culture

El Teatro Campesino halts holiday shows at Mission San Juan Bautista

Performances of "La Pastorela" to be held at ETC playhouse this winter.

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and San Juan Bautista Mayor Cesar Flores. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Art & Culture

Poets gather in San Juan Bautista for three-day symposium

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and others hold workshops at Saint Francis Retreat.

Academia de Mariachi Infantil Alma De Mexico performing at a July 20 competition in Morgan Hill. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Children and Youth

Hollister-based mariachi group plays in its first competition

Despite nerves, Academia de Mariachi Infantil Alma De Mexico enjoys performing for a big crowd in Morgan Hill.

Photographer Alicia Arcidiacono (left) takes a moment for a photo with her husband in front of her photographs. Photos by Becky Bonner.

Art & Culture

San Benito County photographers highlighted in ‘Framing a Story’ opening reception

Show features photographic essays by 10 artists.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Art & Culture

Literary Center to host two writing seminars

Focus on how to self-publish a book and how to organize a memoir.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Art & Culture

“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” premieres at San Benito High School

The 2019 summer musical will take the audience on an "out-of-this-world" adventure.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo provided by SJB150 Committee and taken by Heidi Balz.

San Benito Lifestyle

San Juan Bautista to celebrate 150th anniversary in September

Celebration includes pancake breakfast, parade and live music.

Photo provided by the San Benito County Arts Council.

Art & Culture

Arts Council’s annual Farm to Table Dinner tickets on sale

Annual event to be held July 21 at Paicines Ranch.

Local architect David Huboi on the steps of St. Lukes. Photo by Heather Graham.

San Benito Lifestyle

Hollister’s architectural identity is downtown

Architect and planning commissioner David Huboi shares his favorite designs.

There were an estimated 5,000 motorcycle enthusiasts during the 2018 three-day Rebel Rally. Photo by John Chadwell.

Events

Hollister Rally schedule

Attendees can go on a scavenger hunt, get rally patches and pins, eat food and more!

Artist Ronald Rocha works on Whiskey Creek mural. Photo by Heather Graham.

Art & Culture

Artist Ronald Rocha breathes new life into Hollister’s Whiskey Creek mural

Veterans and biker legends among those depicted.