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MJC and Gallo Center team- up to stage classic ‘Our Town’

MODESTO -The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department and Gallo Center for the Arts will present Thornton Wilder's classic 1938 comedy/drama Our Town on March 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. and March 15 and 16 at 2 p.m. in the Foster Theatre of the Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I Street in Modesto.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ying Quartet performing on April 6 at UOP’s Faye Spanos Concert Hall

STOCKTON - The Ying Quartet is returning to the University of the Pacific on Sunday, April 6.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Father of TV sketch comedy Sid Caesar passes at age 91

NEW YORK (AP) - Milton Berle was the funnyman whose pioneering presence in the nation's living rooms earned him the title Mr. Television.

February 12, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Comic Steve Martin performs March 15 at Bob Hope Theatre

STOCKTON – Comedian Steve Martin backed by the Steep Canyon Rangers bluegrass band are appearing Saturday, March 15, at the Bob Hope Theatre in downtown Stockton.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Big Band music at Bob Hope Feb. 21

STOCKTON - To the delight of Hepcats, Lindy Hoppers and lovers of Swing Jazz, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to Stockton in celebration of its 20th season.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC dance concert offers 5 dates

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College Dance and Theatre will present Off~Balance in Repertory Concert on Feb. 19, 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. in the MJC Performing and Media Arts Center Auditorium. "It's All About What Inspires You…" is the theme of this year's performance.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Warring weather channels vie for television viewers

NEW YORK (AP) - A sudden change in the weather means real money for Paul Falavolito. When a snowstorm rolls in, the chief of a small, non-profit ambulance service in White Oak, Pa., has to keep paramedics in ambulance bays longer. If there's a break in the weather, he can let idling crews go home rather than paying them overtime.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Discovery to air wingsuit flight off Everest peak

NEW YORK (AP) - Discovery Channel plans a live broadcast of the first wingsuit flight off the summit of Mount Everest.

February 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Chili cook off on Feb. 23 set for Mayor’s arts committee

Manteca Mayor's Committee on the Arts 4th Annual Chili Cook Off is set for Sunday, Feb. 23, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.

February 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Bieber vs. Ford: Canada’s favorite bad boys as well as target of all jokes

TORONTO (AP) - Pop star Justin Bieber is giving Toronto Mayor Rob Ford a brief respite as Canada's favorite bad boy and butt of all jokes.

January 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis make a ‘Heist’ of Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis might shop at thrift shops, but they now have a ton of Grammy gold.

January 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Script in the works for possible new Bill Cosby sitcom

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC is confirming that Bill Cosby is developing a possible new sitcom he would star in.

January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


classics Feb. 14-15 at Gallo Arts Center

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January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Elton John challenges new harsh Russian anti-gay law

NEW YORK (AP) - Entertainer-songwriter Elton John is declaring his support of the Russian people, and he says they still accept him despite that country's harsh new anti-gay law.

January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Sales for Salinger books jump after TV doc airs

NEW YORK (AP) - The airing of a J.D. Salinger documentary has returned "The Catcher in the Rye" to the top of best-seller lists.

January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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Opera in the Vineyard set July 18 at Retzlaff

LIVERMORE – What better way to enjoy a summer evening than picnicking in a vineyard, sipping wine and listening to opera? It is an evening of classic opera in a relaxed, casual setting nestled among the vines of Retzlaff Vineyards for Livermore Valley Opera's 23rd annual Opera in the Vineyard.

June 24, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Mic Gillette performing at Black Oak Casino July 17

TUOLOMNE - World-renowned trumpet and trombone player Mic Gillette will take the stage at Black Oak Casino Resort on July 17.

June 24, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC offers evening of hip-hop

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Dance program gets a groove on this summer with the Off the Beat 6 – Hip Hop Dance Concert on Wednesday, July 8, and Thursday, July 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus.

June 24, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Hollywood’s summer starts to sizzle

HOLLYWOOD (AP) - "A million dollars isn't cool," said Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker in "The Social Network." ''You know what's cool? A billion dollars."

June 24, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Garden party July 12 will benefit Stockton Symphony

The Stockton Symphony Alliance will host its second Annual Summer Garden Party on Sunday, July 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the homes of Donna Stein and Maureen and Rob Klinger on Monty Court in Stockton.

June 24, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Summer Sonata set for July 16 at Gallo

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Foundation will showcase "Our Story…Our Legacy" as the theme for this year's Summer Sonata which is slated for Thursday, July 16. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in downtown Modesto.

June 24, 2015 | Tamara Foreman | People & Entertainment


Apple’s about-face reveals cracks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry.

June 23, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Wal-Mart removing Confederate flag items from stores

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Wal-Mart said Monday it is removing any items from its store shelves and website that feature the Confederate flag.

June 23, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mike Koenig sat back in his seat for a recent screening of "Mad Max: Fury Road." But this was no ordinary theater chair.

June 23, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Guardsman surprises his 6 kids at rodeo

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada National Guardsman has marked the end of a one-year deployment in Afghanistan with a surprise Father's Day weekend homecoming with his wife and six children at the Reno Rodeo.

June 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Civic stages ‘Legally Blonde’

STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre is staging the international award-winning Broadway musical "Legally Blonde". It opens Friday and runs through July 12.

June 17, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Foundation showcasing “Our Story, Our Legacy” at Summer Sonata

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Foundation will showcase "Our Story…Our Legacy" as the theme for this year's Summer Sonata which is slated for Thursday, July 16, at the Gallo Center for the Arts in downtown Modesto.

June 17, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Free fishing events set for Bass Pro

Kids of all ages can catch their first fish and participate in free, family-friendly activities at Bass Pro Shops Manteca store's "Gone Fishing" events June 13-14 and June 20-21 from noon to 5 p.m. each day.

June 10, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC staging New Play Fest

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents the New Play Festival featuring "world premieres" of original one act plays written and directed by MJC theater students.

June 10, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC stages New Play Fest

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents the New Play Festival featuring "world premieres" of original one act plays written and directed by MJC theater students.

May 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


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