In thanks for all the public support and in celebration of its new â€œstore/FiLM library/activist office,â€? Hopedance Films is holding a party on Jan. 21, from 3-6 p.m. at Caffe Luna in SLO. The public is invited to participate in the event, which will feature delicious food, desserts, and fair-trade beverages provided by the Caffe. The new office space (inside Caffe Luna) will make it easy to rent and buy films, publications, and books concerning alternative energy sources, permaculture, foreign affairs, spirituality, and all things dear to the Hopedance heart. For more info call 544-9663 or go to www.hopedance.org. â€¦
The Avila Lighthouse Suites opened late last year, and theyâ€™re offering a special â€œextended holiday gift seasonâ€? to guests until March 31. Be among the first to enjoy staying in breathtaking seaside bungalows and suites in the Central Coastâ€™s premier luxury hotel. Regular rates for these rooms are upwards of $349 a night, but with this special, guests can pamper themselves for just $129 a nightâ€”a deal that canâ€™t be beat. Treat an incoming visitor, or better yet, treat yourself! For more info call 627-1900 or go to www.avilalighthousesuites.com.
New Times staff writer Alice Moss compiled this weekâ€™s Strokes and Plugs. Whatâ€™s the biz buzz? Email her at email@example.com.