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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


Stockton Civic Theatre plans Patsy Cline Christmas Dec. 20

STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre offers a special Christmas treat on Saturday, Dec. 20, presenting "A Patsy Cline Christmas" starring Stockton's own Joni Morris and the After Midnight Band. Two performances are scheduled at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. on the SCT stage.

December 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Holiday Pops concert Dec. 13-14

STOCKTON - The Stockton Symphony will present its annual Holiday Pops concerts on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2:30 p.m. in the Warren Atherton Auditorium, located on the Delta College campus, 5151 Pacific Ave.

December 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Civic Theatre presenting ‘The Sound Of Music’ thru Dec. 14

STOCKTON- Stockton Civic Theatre will present the final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein, the world's most beloved musical, "The Sound of Music" through Sunday, Dec. 14.

November 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Sierra Rep presenting ‘Sanders Family Christmas’ at Fallon House

COLUMBIA - Sierra Rep ushers in the holidays with faith, family and fun in Sanders Family Christmas, set for this month and December at the Fallon House Theater in Columbia State Historic Park.

November 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Comic Book Artist Villalobos featured at Haggin Museum

STOCKTON - Local comic book artist Ramon Villalobos will be featured at The Haggin Museum's 3rd Thursday event on Nov. 20 at 7 p.m.

November 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Grand offers special exhibit featuring more than 30 artists

TRACY – The Grand Theatre Center for the Arts presents a special exhibition for the holiday season entitled Art Co-Opted, on display in the Grand Galleries from Nov. 22 thru Dec. 20.

November 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Symphony performs its Celebration of the Season

STOCKTON - Always a big hit - it simply wouldn't be the holiday season without it- the Stockton Symphony will present its annual Holiday Pops concerts on Dec. 13 and 14.

November 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Dickens Faire, candlelight tours

MODESTO - Be ready to get into the holiday spirit by attending the annual Dickens Faire on Saturday, Dec. 6, in front of the McHenry Mansion located at 15th and "I" Streets in Modesto.

November 18, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


‘So You Think You Can Dance’ renewed for 12th run with changes

NEW YORK (AP) - Fox has renewed "So You Think You Can Dance" for a 12th season.

November 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Santa arrives at Bass Pro Saturday

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland-A Classic Christmas is returning for its seventh year to the Manteca Bass Pro Shops at Union Road and the 120 Bypass.

November 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC hosting Turkey Trot

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College Cross Country Team invites anyone looking for some exercise before their Thanksgiving Day dinner to participate in the 15th Annual Modesto Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk on Thursday, Nov. 27 at the Tuolumne River Regional Park in Modesto.

November 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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Celtic music at Ripon Arts League’s next concert

Highland Way is bringing Celtic music to the next Ripon Arts League concert set for Thursday, March 12, at the Ripon High multi-use building, 301 N. Acacia, Ripon.

March 02, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Salute to Louis Armstrong set for March 13

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor Michael Berkowitz will present "The Sounds of New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong" featuring trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling on both vocals and trumpet, Friday, March 13, at 8 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.

March 02, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Marine sanctuaries talk at MJC

MODESTO – The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation on "How America Protects its 'Yosemites in the Sea' - the National Marine Sanctuary System" by William Douros, west coast regional director for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.

February 18, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Trips range from casino gambling to San Francisco

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.

February 18, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Patty Hearst back in the news with early win at Westminster

NEW YORK (AP) - Famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst was back in the news Monday after a dog she co-owns won its group at the Westminster Kennel Club show.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


50 shades of green: How studio roped men into seeing ‘Grey’

LOS ANGELES (AP) - When Universal bumped "Fifty Shades of Grey" from August 2014 to Valentine's Day, 2015, it seemed like a cheesy gimmick. Now that box office results are in, it's clear that was the most brilliant stroke of all.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


SNL’ celebrates its big 4-0

NEW YORK (AP) - With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation's bicentennial, "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3½-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Producers promise Oscar night filled with magic and song

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lady Gaga. Jennifer Hudson. Common and John Legend. Adam Levine. Rita Ora. Tegan & Sara. Tim McGraw.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Fly fishing show set for Feb. 20-22

PLEASANTON - The annual Northern California Fly Fishing Show begins the 2015 angling season at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Friday, Feb. 20, through Sunday, Feb.22.

February 10, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Freethinkers mark Darwin’s 206th birthday on Saturday

Charles Darwin's 206th birthday will be celebrated this Saturday at the Manteca Library.

February 06, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


SJ museum adds major exhibit on early settlers

LODI - A new permanent exhibition has been completed at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum. It tells the story of the early American settlers of the region, families who came after the Gold Rush to build farms and futures here. "The Historical Society was extremely fortunate to be able to use the Elliott family as an example of the early settlers. They came from their tallgrass prairie homestead in Illinois to San Joaquin County in 1859," says David Stuart, director of the museum. "Their descendants preserved one of the six wagons that made up the Elliott family wagon train; it ...

January 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


EU High JROTC dinner Feb. 27

The East Union High JROTC Fundraiser Dinner is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, at Chez Shari, 305 North Union Road, Manteca.

January 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Museum seeks volunteer docents

Volunteers are being sought to serve as docents for the Manteca Historical Society Museum.

January 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC science series talk on Wednesdays

MODESTO - Modesto Junior College's weekly Science Colloquium spring semester series continues today with "Valley Fever: It's Tthis Valley That Gave it its Name" presented by pulmonologist Dr. Robert Tanka.

January 27, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Wine tasting weekend set in Calaveras

MURPHYS - The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance presents the 19th annual Presidents' Wine Weekend on Saturday, Feb. 14, and Sunday, Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at all 22 CWA wineries.

January 27, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


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