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Sarah Linn

Sarah Linn is the arts and entertainment editor of The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California. She shares her insights on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @SheLikestoWatch.

Swank One at "Don't Believe the Hype"
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Hip-Hop as Resistance: Exhibition Explores Contributions by Asian-Americans

"Don't Believe the Hype: L.A. Asian Americans in Hip Hop" examines the genre as a tool for “resistance, refuge and reinvention” to represent everything from breakdancing and graffiti to DJs and MCs.
Exene Cervenka in concert | Gary Leonard
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New Book Profiles Women's Voices from Southern California's Punk Rock Scene

"Punk rock saved my life." Stacy Russo’s book, “We Were Going to Change the World: Interviews with Women from the 1970s and 1980s Southern California Punk Rock Scene," examines the power of punk through the fans and performers who experienced it.
Paloma Negra by José Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros | Courtesy of Karen Hernandez and Brian Hill / © José Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros El Pato PST LALA
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Disney's WWII Propaganda and LatAm's Artistic Reactions

In the Los Angeles art show "How to Read El Pato Pascual," Latinx artists confront Walt Disney and his cartoon creations.
"In Search of a New Home" by Eric Almanza is featured in the exhibitions "E Pluribus Unum: Out of Many, One," at Studios on the Park in Paso Robles, and "Art as Resistance: Paintings in Protest of a Trump Presidency" at Avenue 50 Studio in Los Angeles. |
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Art as Resistance: Chicano Artists in the Time of Trump

Latino artists are turning to painting, photography and performance art as a way to protest President Donald Trump and his policies.
We met day one / In 13 weeks I never saw him smile by Robin Eley
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Digital Divide: Robin Eley Explores Online Identity in 'Loss/Less'

In his show "Loss/Less," Los Angeles artist Robin Eley explores the intersection between our physical lives and virtual identities
Composer Lisa Bielawa
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Composer Lisa Bielawa Talks About Streamable Opera 'Vireo'

Composer Lisa Bielawa talks about "Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch's Accuser," an innovative new opera created expressly for broadcast and online audiences.
Composer Geoff Zanelli at the piano
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Hollywood Composer Geoff Zanelli: Telling Stories Through Film Scores

Geoff Zanelli, the Emmy Award-winning composer behind "The Ottoman Lieutenant" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," talks about his creative approach to movie music.
An illustration by Camille Rose Garcia featured in Harper Design's "Snow White" by the Brothers Grimm. (featured)
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'I’ve Always Used My Imagination As An Escape Tool': Camille Rose Garcia’s Psychedelic World

Blending beauty, horror and humor, artist Camille Rose Garcia uses the visual language of vintage cartoons and classic children's stories to explore female sexuality, and the clash between the manmade, natural and spiritual worlds.
The Motel Inn in San Luis Obispo, California (featured)
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Swimming Pools and Movie Stars: A History of the World's First Motel

The brainchild of architect Arthur S. Heineman, the Milestone Mo-tel — later known as the Motel Inn — ushered in a new era of convenience and comfort when it opened in 1925.
Don Suggs, "Sphinx"
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His Paintings Interrupt 'the Comforts We Seek in Landscape' Art

Don Suggs wants viewers to stop thinking about the landscape as their personal property. The artist has spent much of his career exploring his complicated relationship with the picturesque.
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