Ricky and Lana Villegas. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

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San Benito Arts Council curbside fundraiser brings out the community

‘Farm to Your Table’ dinner provides a meal to eat at home.

Alex Esquivel at Lucky's. Esquivel is also a graphic artist. He was a fall 2019 intern in graphic art and continues to produce graphics for BenitoLink on a freelance basis while he continues his studies. Photo courtesy of Marisa Duran.

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Photography exhibit honors essential workers

Hollister photographer Marisa Duran teams up with San Benito Arts Council to display her work in a unique way.

Photo provided by the San Benito County Arts Council.

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

Annual event to be held July 21 at Paicines Ranch.

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Small is the new big at art exhibit’s closing reception

SBC Arts Council party celebrates local creators.

Heidi Jumper explained how boxes have been placed under pieces of art so event participants can place raffle tickets in the boxes of pieces they hope to win. Photo by Becky Bonner.

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Arts Council hosts small-scale artwork exhibit and raffle

Closing party Nov. 30 for show representing more than 30 artists in various media.

Photo provided by San Benito County Arts Council.

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San Benito County Arts Council joins Giving Tuesday to raise funds for Arts in Education program

Working to bring the arts to local students, including low-income youth, students with special needs, incarcerated youth at Juvenile Hall and students at Title 1 schools.

Photo provided by San Benito County Arts Council.

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Arts Council seeks submissions for emblem design

Artists and designers encouraged to apply to new public art opportunity at McCarthy Park.

Artwork by Aromas Hills Artisan Cindy Couling. Provided by Arts Council.

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San Benito County Arts Council announces a new exhibition

Community invited to an opening reception of Explorations: Creative Work by the Aromas Hills Artisans at the ARTspace Annex.

Latino veterans, families, and friends came to hear stories written by San Benito High School Students. Photos by John Chadwell.

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Student authors share stories about local Latino veterans

After a two-year project to tell stories from Latino veterans, students read their contributions from a new book to the vets and families at the SBC Historical Society Museum in Hollister.

Eth-Noh-Tec: Mulit-Media Theatre

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Open Invitation to a free performance of Red Altar: An American Story

Join the San Benito County Arts Council for a free community performance of Red Altar, a multi-media show about immigration, migration, and the founding of the fishing industry in Monterey.

Painting by Open Studios artist Judith Ogus.

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Local Artists Welcome Visitors During Annual Open Studios Art Tour

29 San Benito County artists will open their studios April 14 and 15 for visitors during this free, family-friendly event.

Local Vietnam Veteran, Berto San Roman of Hollister. Photo courtesy of SBHS Mexican-American history class.

For A Local Veteran, Luck Has Been a Constant in His Life

For Vietnam veteran Berto San Roman, luck has always been on his side

ART110 San Benito High School Art Show

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The San Benito County Arts Council presents Poetry Out Loud & Art110

The Arts Council presents two events featuring local high school students and the arts.

Vietnam Vet, Anthony Gutierrez holds up photo of himself in Vietnam. Photos by Jordan Ramos

Local Vet from Hollister tells SBHS students about his life code

Vietnam Vet, Anthony Gutierrez, describes his life code in an interview with SBHS students

Iraq Veteran, Felipe Galvan of San Juan Bautista. Photos by SBHS sophomore, Davina Espinoza.

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Iraq Veteran’s Greatest Accomplishment

Iraq war veteran, Felipe Galvan, explains to SBHS students his military service as his greatest accomplishment