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Best of Pluck

Best of Pluck

Capitola’s Jennifer Cass on the good vibrations of the harp

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Sexual Feeling

Sexual Feeling

The 418 Project’s saucy dance show asks ‘What Is Erotic?’

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Stomp Making Sense

Stomp Making Sense

Las Cafeteras’ physical, exuberant sound and storytelling brings a traditional style into the 21st century

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Cross Country

Cross Country

Why the best guitarist in American country music is a Brit

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Chic Lit

Chic Lit

Catamaran literary arts magazine celebrates its third year

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Man with a Camera

Man with a Camera

Shawheen Keyani on public photography, the Hasselblad, and getting off Facebook

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Now We Can Sea

Now We Can Sea

Crowdsourced exhibit ‘Everybody’s Ocean’ opens at the MAH

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The Fight for Selma

The Fight for Selma

Local activist recounts her experiences in the most violently segregated county in Alabama during the civil rights movement

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Santa Gets Real

Santa Gets Real

In a rare interview, pop-up artist of the year Santa Claus reveals what he really thinks of reindeer

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This Could Be Our Year

This Could Be Our Year

Get off on the good foot for 2015 with our guide to New Year’s Eve events

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The Meaning of ‘LIFE’

With a new documentary film about his work, and huge exhibits on both coasts, acclaimed Santa Cruz nature photographer Frans Lanting is having a landmark year. But his crusade for conservation doesn’t leave much time for looking back

 

Seasons of Opportunity

Everything in our world has a specific time (a season) in which to accomplish a specific work—a “season” that begins (opportunity) and ends (time’s up). I can feel the season is changing. The leaves turning colors, the air cooler, sunbeams casting shadows in different places. It feels like a seasonal change has begun in the northern hemisphere. Christmas is in four months, and 2015 is swiftly speeding by. Soon it will be autumn and time for the many Festivals of Light. Each season offers new opportunities. Then the season ends and new seasons take its place. Humanity, too, is given “seasons” of opportunity. We are in one of those opportunities now, to bring something new (Uranus) into our world, especially in the United States. Times of opportunity can be seen in the astrology chart. In the U.S. chart, Uranus (change) joins Chiron (wound/healing). This symbolizes a need to heal the wounds of humanity. Uranus offers new archetypes, new ways of doing things. The Uranus/Chiron (Aries/Pisces) message is, “The people of the U.S. are suffering. New actions are needed to bring healing and well-being to humanity. So the U.S. can fulfill its spiritual task of standing within the light and leading humanity within and toward the light.” Thursday, Aquarius Moon, Mercury enters Libra. The message, “To bring forth the new order in the world, begin with acts of Goodwill.” Goodwill produces right relations with everyone and everything. The result is a world of progressive well-being and peacefulness (which is neither passive nor the opposite of war). Saturday is the full moon, the solar light of Virgo streaming into the Earth. Our waiting now begins, for the birth of new light at winter solstice. The mother (hiding the light of the soul, the holy child), identifying the feminine principle, says, “I am the mother and the child. I, God (Father), I Matter (Mother), We are One.”

 

The New Tech Nexus

Community leaders in science and technology unite to form web-based networking program

 

His Dinner With David

Author + reporter = brainy talk in ‘End of the Tour’
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Land of Plenty

Farm to Fork benefit dinner for UCSC’s Agroecology Center, plus a zippy salsa from Teresa’s Salsa that loves every food it meets

 

If you knew you had one week to live, what would you do?

Make peace with myself, which would allow me to be at peace with others. Diane Fisher, Santa Cruz, Network Engineer

 

Comanche Cellars

Michael Simons, owner and winemaker of Comanche Cellars, once had a trusted steed called Comanche, which was part of his paper route and his rodeo circuit, from the tender age of 10. In memory of this beautiful horse, he named his winery Comanche, and Comanche’s shoes grace the label of each handcrafted bottle.

 

Cantine Winepub

Aptos wine and tapas spot keeps it casual