Arts

Local vendors get crafty at Central Coast Handmade Market

The creative vibes of the Central Coast congregated at the Central Coast Handmade Market. Read More »

More than 21 vendors from as far north as King City and as far south as Pismo made their way to show their unique, handmade items. | Trevor Melody/Mustang News

Longform or Shortform? The Art of Smile and Nod

How much can you laugh in an hour? Read More »

Smile and Nod, Cal Poly's improv comedy team, holds shows every Saturday for the first seven sees of the quarter on campus. | Georgie de Mattos/Mustang News

A case for comic books

You don't have to be an adolescent boy to love comics, according to Reed Cain, owner of Dr. Cain's Comics and Games. Read More »

Reed Cain, owner of Dr. Cain's Comics and Games, believes in the current relevance of comic books. | Will Pieschel/Mustang News

Growing Grounds Downtown: San Luis Obispo’s secret garden

A plant with a cause; check out Growing Grounds plant shop downtown. Read More »

Growing Ground Downtown sells a variety of plants that are drought resistant. | Dylan Sun/Mustang News

Eating with the seasons: 5 fall foods to try tonight

Get the most out of this season’s harvest by incorporating these seasonal fall fruits and vegetables into your diet. Read More »

Incorporate fresh, seasonal produce into your diet this fall. | Georgie de Mattos/Mustang News

Professor Jane Lehr brings interdisciplinarity to Cal Poly

Women and Gender Studies Department Chair Jane Lehr's spirit of activism, which stems from her college days, is alive on Cal Poly's campus today. Read More »

Women and Gender Studies Department Chair Jane Lehr is a political activist who has been part of many historically important conversations. | Jane Lehr/Courtesy Photo

Meet Pleasantly: 5 musicians who’ve carved their own genre and don’t plan on changing

These are the guys you'd love to jam with. Read More »

Self-described "cathedral pop" band with a "soft touch of velvet," Pleasantly, comprises Cal Poly students (left to right) Kevin Hegyi, Thomas Sypkens, Dan Potts, Javier Torres, Gaby Vakili. | Steven Pardo/Courtesy photo

Dawes to perform at SLO Brew on Wednesday

If you like Kopecky Family Band or Middle Brother, you may like Dawes' tight harmonies and soft guitar strumming. Read More »

Though Dawes hails from Los Angeles, the group's latest album, Stories Don't End, was recorded in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. | SLO Brewing Co./Courtesy Photo

Guy I met in the pub last night

Engle frequents local pubs in search of lively conversation and a good time. He writes a recurring column about the people he meets entitled "Guy I met in the pub last night." This week, he met two Irishmen named Tom Murphy and Paddy Daly. Read More »

Benjy Egel is studying abroad in Cork, Ireland and has been exploring the country's sights. | Emily Cruse/Courtesy photo

Yik Yak at Cal Poly

Ben King gets the word on the street and members of Lambda Chi Alpha read mean Yik Yaks. Read More »

A new social media app is gaining popularity at Cal Poly and it has people talking...about each other.