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Sierra Rep launches 35th season with epic musical Les Misérables

SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre opens its 2014 season this March with the epic Les Miserables.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment

Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show opens Friday at fairgrounds

PLEASANTON – A cornucopia of 100-plus exhibitor booths displaying the latest tackle, clothing and fly-fishing accessories will be joined by destinations from Alaska to Argentina greeting visitors when the annual Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show opens Feb. 21-23 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment

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


January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment

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Articles by Section - People & Entertainment

James Lagier, former AP bureau chief, dies

WALNUT CREEK (AP) - Manteca native James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the U.S. and Japan whose four-decade career included covering ...

November 23, 2015 | | People & Entertainment

One Direction wins big at AMAs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One Direction might have debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts behind Justin Bieber, but they won the top award at ...

November 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment

Sierra Rep gives ‘Christmas Carol’ production local twist

COLUMBIA - Sierra Repertory Theatre presents a brand new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic with A Columbia Christmas¬ Carol, playing at the Fallon House Theatre ...

November 08, 2015 | | People & Entertainment

Gunnar Hansen, killer of ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre,’ movie dies

LOS ANFELES (AP) - Gunnar Hansen, who played the iconic villain Leatherface in the original "Texas Chain Saw Massacre," died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his ...

November 08, 2015 | | People & Entertainment

Molinaro, drive-in owner in ‘Happy Days,’ dies

GLENDALE (AP) - Al Molinaro, the loveable character actor with the hangdog face who was known to millions of TV viewers for playing Murray the cop ...

November 01, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


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