Stone Soup Music Festival 2021 – It’s a wrap!

The Stone Soup Music Festival took place on August 28th and 29th at Ramona Garden park in Grover Beach and by all accounts it was a tremendous success! Hundreds and hundreds of people enjoyed the entertainment, food, vendors, and kid-friendly activities over the course of the two days. Saturday morning kicked off with community performances by Studio of Performing Arts …

Sweet to Headline Stone Soup Festival

We are thrilled to announce The Sweet as the main headliner for the upcoming Stone Soup Music Festival! This legendary rock band shot to the top of the charts in the 1970s with such hits as Ballroom Blitz, Fox On The Run, Love Is Like Oxygen, Little Willy, Hellraiser, Teenage Rampage, Blockbuster and Action. The Sweet was created by founding …

Clark Center Announces 2021-22 Season!

The Clark Center Theater held it’s annual Season Announcement party for it’s members, donors, and sponsors on Tuesday, July 20th. The event kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony (courtesy of South County Chambers of Commerce) to celebrate our return to the theater after nearly eighteen months of being closed due to the pandemic. “We are offering an exciting variety …

Stone Soup Music Festival is On!

The Clark Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present this year’s Stone Soup Music Festival, Food & Street Fair on August 28-29 in Grover Beach at Ramona Garden Park and the surrounding streets. This Festival draws thousands of people each year to enjoy the free, live entertainment and wide assortment of food, art, craft, and merchandise vendor booths. …

Jan & Dean’s Beach Party! Featuring Dean Torrence

Long Man Productions presents… Jan & Dean’s Beach Party! Featuring Dean Torrence  Saturday, September 11th at 7:30 PM  Jan & Dean’s run in the 1960’s boasts an impressive 14 gold records. Their biggest hit “Surf City”, co-written by Jan & Dean and Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson, was the first “surf” record to reach #1 in the U.S. Reformed in …

Forbes Hall From Center Stage

Thank You!

Dear Clark Center sponsors, donors, and patrons, We want to thank you for your continued support of our Clark Center throughout these extremely challenging, unprecedented times. We know you have missed the experience of live theater and we have missed you too! We would also like to provide an update on our current plans for reopening as the situation stands …

Clark Center Welcomes Audiences Back After Shutdown

We were thrilled to welcome two local performances into our building over the past two weeks. Arroyo Grande High School’s Theory of Relativity performed to an audience of only family and friends with about 100 guests in attendance and Coastal Christian School performed their version of Mary Poppins to an audience of 200 (our capacity limit per current restrictions). Guests …