Legal resources available at San Benito County Free Library

Law books and forms are available at the public library

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Student Art Showcase highlights local talent

'The World In Me' was open to students from Pre-K through high school

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Ella DeAmaral wins Poetry Out Loud a second time

Four students each from Anzar High School and San Benito High School competed in Poetry Out Loud on Friday night

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February is Friendship Month at San Benito County Free Library

Participants will earn a prize, have their work displayed on a Friendship Wall

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Dance has an academic focus at SBHS

Dance classes help with memory, creativity, physicality and self-confidence

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Luis Valdez (center right) with the cast of the world premiere of "Zoot Suit" at the Mark Taper Forum in 1978. Photo by Jay Thompson.

Nearly 40 Years After Its Debut, 'Zoot Suit' Returns Home

"Zoot Suit," a play written and directed by El Teatro Campesino founder, Luis Valdez, has returned to the Mark Taper Forum, the stage where it debuted in 1978. The 2017 rendition includes elements of the past and present.

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'Center for the Arts' studio in SJB joins ‘First Saturdays’ event this weekend

Crēdo Studio in San Juan Bautista is partnering with Vertigo Coffee Rosters

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Artwork by Nine60xray. Courtesy of Nine60Xray.

Well-known Santa Cruz artist in SJB on Saturday

Vertigo will host an exhibition by Nine60Xray as part of a monthly series called "First Saturdays"

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Aromas Grange is at the heart of the community

103-year-old organization recently put on a concert by local musicians

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From L: Selinda Nunez, Life Skills Arts Program instructor, Louise Roy, SBHS Life Skills student, Josh Nunez, SBHS Life Skills teacher, Ann Vasquez, and Rosa Nunez, Josh's mother. Photo by Frank Perez.

Life Skills art program debuts at ARTspace

On Thursday, Jan. 26, an evening reception celebrated the opening of the "Joy of Art Soup," an exhibit featuring artwork from SBHS students participating in the Life Skills Arts Program. The exhibit runs through Friday, Feb. 24 at ARTspace

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Martha Metzger was a professional singer who performed in the United States and abroad.

Martha Metzger Scholarship available

Students from Anzar, San Benito and San Andreas high schools are eligible

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Life Skills Arts Program participant Adam Bell works on another art piece. Photos courtesy of Leslie David Photos.

"Joy of Art Soup": First-of-its-kind exhibit opens at ARTspace on Thursday

Opening on Thursday, Jan. 26 and running through Friday, Feb. 24, the art exhibit will feature work from students participating in the San Benito High School Life Skills Arts Program

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pianist at piano

Young pianists invited to compete in Marion Filice Youth Piano Competition

Gavilan College will host the event for fifth- through 12th-graders in March

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Student artists invited to submit artwork to upcoming County Art Showcase

The San Benito County Office of Education & San Benito County Arts Council are accepting submissions for Feb. 16 showcase at Vets' Hall

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Admirers take in the alien oriented art.

Aliens land for 'First Saturday' show at Vertigo

'Milky Way Romance' kicks off a series of art shows at Vertigo

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Artist David Gutierrez

New opportunities for artists abound in 2017

Arts Council accepting artist applications for two programs and hosting free grant workshop for local artists and arts organizations

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Beyond the sun. Courtesy of Allison Marie Garcia.

Vertigo to host 'First Saturdays' event this weekend

Santa Cruz artist and SBHS graduate, Allison Marie Garcia, will be the featured artist for this weekend's "First Saturdays" event. Garcia's artwork appears on Vertigo's logo, festive mugs, T-shirts, and other merchandise

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Rehabilitation of McCarthy Street Park is a community effort

Interested in supporting San Andreas High School students envision the functional rehabilitation of McCarthy Park next door to the school? "Just ask."

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Rolan Resendiz and Joel Esqueda, local artists in front of vandalized mural.

Public art mural defaced by vandalism in Hollister

San Benito Street mural was vandalized by a perpetrator who bragged about his work on the social media platform Instagram

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