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Seth Rogen responds to ‘American Sniper’ comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seth Rogen responded to the outrage incited by a series of tweets he wrote regarding the film "American Sniper" in a statement issued exclusively to the Associated Press on Thursday, saying it wasn't his intent to offend anyone or to say anything with political implications.

January 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Merced prof talks about stem cell engineering

MODESTO - The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation entitled "Cardiovascular Stem Cell Engineering" by Kara E. McCloskey, Ph.D., founding and associate professor for the School of Engineering at University of California, Merced.

January 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


YouTube hit performing at Bob Hope

STOCKTON - International YouTube sensation Miranda Sings is bringing a hilarious night filled with comedy, hit songs, magic tricks, dramatic readings of hate mail, and never before seen videos on Thursday, May 14, at the Bob Hope Theatre, 242 Main St.

January 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Lorre throwing love in direction of Charlie Sheen

BURBANK (AP) - Chuck Lorre won't clear up the mystery about whether Charlie Sheen's character will return from the dead for next month's "Two and a Half Men" series finale, but he's throwing a lot of love Sheen's way.

January 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Manteca, Stockton offer restaurant week specials

What are you doing this weekend?

January 15, 2015 | Nina Frisby | People & Entertainment


SCT staging ‘Red Velvet Cake War’

STOCKTON - The Stockton Civic Theatre presents the hilarious comedy "The Red Velvet Cake War" beginning tonight, and running through Saturday, Jan. 31.

January 13, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Comic show set March 26 at Bob Hope

Gabriel Iglesias is bringing his Unity through Laughter Tour to the Bob Hope Theatre on Thursday, March 26.

January 13, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


CBS says Colbert to bow on Sept. 8

PASADENA (AP) - CBS has hosts and starting dates for its remade late-night lineup - Stephen Colbert on Sept. 8 and James Corden on March 23 - and now is waiting to find out what kinds of shows the two men create.

January 12, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Pacifica Quartet performs Feb. 8 at Faye Spanos Hall

STOCKTON - The Pacifica Quartet is performing Sunday, Feb. 8, at 2:30 p.m. at the Faye Spanos Concert Hall at the University of the Pacific.

January 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC displays ceramic works

MODESTO –Modesto Junior College Art Gallery presents Pictures of the Past, an exhibition of the ceramic work of Rebekah Bogard, an associate professor of ceramics at University of Nevada, Reno.

January 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Workshop for high school seniors set Jan. 31 at MJC

MODESTO – The Associated Students of Modesto Junior College (ASMJC) is teaming up with Students United Reaching for Equality (SURE) and MJC's International Student Program to host a workshop for high school seniors and recent graduates on how to make college a reality, with an emphasis on assisting California Dream Act students and those who need information about financial aid.

January 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Streaming release test for industry

ATLANTA (AP) - Sony's "The Interview" has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new role: a test for a new kind of movie release.

December 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Capacity crowds pack screenings

NEW YORK (AP) - Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.

December 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Kindred Arts presents Nelson & Nelson in concert Sunday

Nelson & Nelson will be the Christmas performance presented by the Manteca Kindred Arts. The concert will be held Sunday, Dec. 21, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church starting at 3 p.m.

December 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Letterman’s last show for May 20

NEW YORK (AP) - More than 32 years of late-night talk will pass into history next May 20, with CBS' announcement Wednesday that David Letterman will host his final "Late Show" on that day.

December 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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Oakdale Testicle Festival March 30

OAKDALE - Tickets are now on sale for the 34th Annual Oakdale Testicle Festival which will be held on Monday, March 30, at the FES Hall in Oakdale.

March 25, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


La Grange Rodeo is Sunday

LA GRANGE - Want to have a real small town, down home Western experience? Then the La Grange Rodeo on Sunday, March 29, is for you.

March 25, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC International Club staging ‘Carnaval’

MODESTO – The International Club of Modesto Junior College will hold its annual International Dinner on Saturday, April 11; at 6 p.m. in the social hall of Emanuel Lutheran Church, located at the corner of College and Stoddard Avenues in Modesto.

March 25, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Elton John set for SF’s Outside Lands

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The foodie music festival Outside Lands is celebrating its eighth year with a mix of established superstars and new ones, from Elton John and D'Angelo to Kendrick Lamar and Sam Smith.

March 24, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


‘Game of Thrones’ to live stream in SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The U.S. premiere of the fifth season of "Game of Thrones" will be held at a palatial building aptly suited for the television show about a mythical kingdom.

March 24, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Comic Marty Allen marks 93rd birthday with stand-up

LOS ANGELES (AP) - On his 93rd birthday, comedian Marty Allen could easily rest on his laughs.

March 23, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


New York Chamber Soloists in concert April 12 at UOP

STOCKTON - The New York Chamber Soloists will perform in Stockton, April 12, at the Faye Spanos Auditorium on the University of the Pacific campus.

March 12, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Phonosynthesis Electronic Music Concert being presented at MJC

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents the Phonosynthesis Electronic Music Concert on Wednesday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the MJC Recital Hall on East Campus.

March 11, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Symphony music Saturday out of this world

Get ready for a Symphony in Space.

March 11, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Spring trains ready to roll at Western Railway Museum

RIO VISTA - Warming weather has wine lovers and wildflower watchers looking forward to April. Tickets are now on sale for the annual Scenic Limited and Vintage Comet trains at the Western Railway Museum. Powered completely by clean electricity, both historic trains return next month.

March 11, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


‘Girls Night” The Musical’ on stage at Tracy’s Grand Theatre

TRACY - Grand Theatre Center for the Arts presents "Girls Night: The Musical" on Saturday, March 21, from 8 to 10:30 p.m.

March 10, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Excursions from San Francisco to South Pacific (on Fresno stage)

The Trips N' Tours group based at the Manteca Senior Center offers trips for people of all ages meaning you do not have to be a senior to participate.

March 10, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC celebrates Bach in Subways Day

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Community Orchestra will celebrate the birthday of composer Johann Sebastian Bach with a "Bach in the Subways Day" on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at 10th Street Plaza, located at 1010 10th Street in Modesto.

March 10, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Dog Days at Bas Pro Shops

For the first time ever, Bass Pro Shops is hosting Dog Days Family Event, which includes free seminars and activities for pets and owners.

March 05, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Guitarraganza features six concerts at Modesto locales

MODESTO – The Music Departments of Modesto Junior College, San Joaquin Delta College, University of the Pacific and Sacramento State University present the Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival with six concerts scheduled from March 12 through March 15, including two performances by the critically acclaimed Texas Guitar Quartet.

March 05, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


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