Image from Gavilan College Theater play poster.

News Release

Gavilan College Theater’s spring production opens May 13

Other showtimes include May 14, 20 and 21 .

Guerra Cellars' Brooke Taylor pouring for Mark and Melissa Preader. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Hollister Wine and Beer Stroll returns for the 9th year

A sold-out crowd enjoys samples from 23 wineries and breweries.

Arwen Lawrence and Jorge Liceaga. Photo courtesy of Cascada de Flores.

Art & Culture

Cascada de Flores celebrating Mother’s Day with a show

Aromas Grange hosts a special performance of traditional and popular Latin American music and dance.

Noah Fort. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

Hollister teen breaks martial arts record on Italian TV

Unfamiliar music, slippery mats and no practice time are among the challenges Noah Fort overcame to reach his goal.

Art & Culture

Arts Council seeks artists for a Highway 25 sculpture project

The deadline is May 11.

News Release

SBHS student reaches finals in state Poetry Out Loud competition

San Benito County Poetry Out Loud winner, Angelo Hillstock, scored as one of 11 of the top recitation submissions at the 2022 California Poetry Out Loud State Finals.

Johnny Depp and Pepe Serna in "The Brave." Photo courtesy of "Life is Art."

Art & Culture

The Poppy Jasper International Film Festival comes to San Juan Bautista

Local filmmakers and Mexico-themed movies among the highlights.

News Release

Arts Council seeking artists for San Juan Bautista mural project

All applications must be submitted online by April 29.

Harvard graduate Ben Ubiñas plays Damien, the lead character in "Last Gasp: Chapter Two." Photo provided by Robert Jerome Pagan.

Art & Culture

Filmmaker depicts a ‘brown and gay’ man’s coming of age

Former Hollister theatrical artist enters work in the Poppy Jasper Film Festival.

Student art showcase 2022. Photo by Leila Sadeghian.

Art & Culture

Over 2,000 art pieces displayed in 7th annual student showcase

Artwork included 3D sculptures, paper mache and portraits.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Art & Culture

Great weather and 100+ vendors draw crowds to San Juan Bautista

Arts and crafts kick off the first of the tourist town’s annual festivals.

The Addams Family cast. Photo by Annette Dickson.

Art & Culture

‘The Addams Family’ hits the San Benito High stage

Live theater is back at school after pausing for the pandemic.

Image courtesy of the San Benito County Arts Council.

News Release

Arts Council to host new exhibition

'It’s Been a While' will be up at The Art Depot from March 25 to May 5.

A couple stands among the trees in Eden Rift's Gavilan Gale. Photos by JeLau Photography.


Eden Rift opens a new wedding and event center among the oaks and vines

Gavilan Vale offers an elegant alternative to Napa, Sonoma and Monterey venues.

Art & Culture

The myths of St. Patrick

Many parts of the story of the Irish saint have been questioned over the years.