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'Dancing with Stars' pros, ex-lovers star in 'Forever Tango'

NEW YORK (AP) - In a sweltering midtown dance studio, two professionals from "Dancing With the Stars" were having the tables turned on them. On this recent afternoon, they were the dance students.

July 08, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Entertainment Briefs

GRAMMY-WINNING HILL IN PRISON: DANBURY, Conn. (AP) - Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade. Hill reported to federal prison in Danbury, said Ed Ross, a spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons. Hill, who started singing with the Fugees as a teenager in the 1990s before releasing her multiplatinum 1998 album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill," pleaded guilty last year in New Jersey to failing to pay taxes on more than $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007. Her ...

July 08, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


What to do when other dogs bark at your dogs

DEAR DIDI: I have had the Standard Poodle breed for 25+ years. Two of my 3 are UKC GRCH and they all have their AKC CGC's. When I purchased my property 10 years ago I had the back yard fenced with 6' high chain link fencing. Not to keep my SPs in BUT other dogs out. Now my neighbors 2 grown children bring their dogs to run daily in their parents' non fenced in yard. One dog is aggressive & wants to fence fight! The other just runs on the outside of my fences barking and has caused my dogs ...

July 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Illnesses prompt wide Whole Foods recall of cheese item

NEW YORK (AP) - Whole Foods Market Inc. is recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese in response to an outbreak of a bacterial infection that has sickened people in several states and killed at least one person.

July 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Maine moves to capture lobster-processing niche

ST. GEORGE, Maine (AP) - For years, Maine's lobster processing industry was on simmer. But with the help of a glut of the state's signature seafood and a few savvy entrepreneurs who spotted a hole in the market, it's on its way to a rolling boil.

July 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Sacramento’s farm- to-fork food bank helps change lives

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Food Bank once was one of those standard food distribution centers where bags of processed foods, carbohydrate-laden government commodities and day-old breads and sweets were bagged and handed to people who stood in line for hours to get it.

July 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Elegant Entertaining with Bold flavors

Family Features

July 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks on tap for Twisted Oak performance

VALLECITO - Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks are performing Saturday, July 13, as part of the Twisted Oak Folk Concert Series.

July 05, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Connoisseurs’ Marketplace runs July 20-21

MENLO PARK - For a sun-splashed weekend featuring world-class art by 250 of America's top artists, two days of stellar live music, engaging chefs' demos, fabulous food and drink, artisan specialty food purveyors, a collector car show, home and garden exhibits, health and wellness displays, an organic and green products showcase, and tons of fun for kids, head to charming, tree-lined downtown Menlo Park for Connoisseurs' Marketplace on July 20-21.

July 05, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Columbia’s Big Band Street Dance July 20

COLUMBIA - Friends of Columbia State Historic Park celebrates Columbia's 68th year as a California State Park by hosting the 19th annual Big Band Street Dance on Main Street in Columbia on July 20, from 7 until 10:30 p.m.

July 05, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Lucky British babies to receive royal silver penny

LONDON (AP) - British babies born the same day as Prince William and Kate's first child will receive their own royal gift in the form of a "lucky" silver penny.

July 05, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Uncle Bonsai in concert at Twisted Oak

VALLECITO - Twisted Oak Winery's next concert on Friday, July 5, features the hilarious folk artists Uncle Bonsai.

July 03, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


‘Stockton Symphony season will pop with Celtic energy

STOCKTON - The Stockton Symphony opens its 2013-14 season on Sept. 21 with its Autumn Pops, featuring a breathless virtuoso fiddle performance by an original star of Riverdance, Eileen Ivers. Known for her electrifying concerts that bring audiences to their feet, Ivers is joined by her ensemble, Immigrant Soul, local Irish dancers, and the Stockton Symphony.

July 03, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Foundation staging Summer Sonata

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Foundation will offer "Music of the Night" at this year's Summer Sonata which is slated for Thursday, July, 18 at the Gallo Center for the Arts in downtown Modesto.

July 02, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Buddhist Church stages Bon Odori plus Cultural Bazaar

STOCKTON - The Stockton Buddhist Church presents its annual Bon Odori and Cultural Bazaar beginning on Saturday, July 20, at 7 p.m. with the traditional Cultural Bon Odori dance with it's colorful costumed dancers and music. They follow up on Aug. 3-4 with the cultural arts and food bazaar.

July 02, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


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MJC hosts Harvest Party Nov. 15

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Foundation and Agriculture & Environmental Science Division invite the community to a Harvest Party at the Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 15 ,at the Agriculture Center for Education Pavilion on the MJC West Campus.

October 16, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival set

HALF MOON BAY–– Autumn is a spectacularly special season on the fertile, scenic coast around Half Moon Bay on the picturesque San Mateo coast just south of San Francisco.

October 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Angels Camp Gold Rush celebration

ANGELS CAMP - The third annual Gold Rush Day in historic downtown Angels Camp will celebrate the region's rich heritage from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.

October 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Haggin plans tasting event

STOCKTON - The Haggin Museum's 26th annual wine, beer and food tasting fundraiser – Haggin à la Carte – will serve as the opening reception for the special exhibition "Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross" on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 9p.m.

October 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC stages ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde’

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department presents an original adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, written and directed by MJC Theatre Professor Michael Lynch.

October 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Kindred Arts kicks off 28th season with piano concert

An all-new season of fine music brought to the community by the Manteca Kindred Arts Association starts on Sunday, Oct 26.

October 08, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | People & Entertainment


Ripon Arts League offering 4 upcoming concerts for $30

Four concerts of the 2014-15 Ripon Arts League season are coming up.

September 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC presents {Furl} art exhibition at gallery

MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College presents {Furl} – an exhibition of photography by Brad Craw and sculpture by David Hewitt – open now through October 23 in the MJC Art Gallery on East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The show is free and the Gallery is open Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

September 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Great Valley Museum science fest

MODESTO - Great Valley Museum and the Modesto Junior College Science, Math and Engineering Division are hosting a family oriented science festival at the new Science Community Center on West Campus. The event, "Wild Planet Day" will take place on Saturday, Oct.,r 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

September 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Sierra High Boosters dinner dance

The Sierra High Athletic Boosters are annual all-you-can-eat rib and chicken dinner dance is on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Manteca's Senior Citizen Center, 295 Cherry Lane, in Manteca.

September 23, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC free film screening

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the film Inequality for All on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on MJC's East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The free event is part of the CEP Fall Film and Lecture Series. Campus parking is available for $2 in student parking lots.

September 23, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


NEW MELONES LAKE

SONORA – The Bureau of Reclamation is offering fall interpretive programs at New Melones Lake.

September 23, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Everything from Apple Hill tour to Thunder Valley casino

The Trips N' Tours group at the Manteca Senior Center has arranged four upcoming trips that are open to anyone wishing to participate.

September 16, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Sierra Rep staging Mark Twain comedy at Fallon House Theatre

COLUMBIA - Small-town antics, homespun humor and foot-stompin' fiddlin' come to Sierra Repertory Theatre's Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State Park Sept. 26 to Oct. 26 with Mark Twain's "A Murder, a Mystery and a Marriage."

September 16, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Jam ‘n Jive Dance Concert celebrates ‘The British Invasion’

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College's annual Jam 'n Jive Dance Concert, featuring the MJC Off-balance Dancers and invited guest dancers from local high schools and dance studios, will celebrate "The British Invasion" with a Preview Night this evening, and performances on Sept. 18 (Thursday) through Sept. 21, (Sunday) in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.

September 16, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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