STOCKTON - The Stockton Civic Theatre has cast its first show of 2013, the madcap, screwball comedy "Lend Me A Tenor," opening Jan. 9.
The Women's Holiday Tea benefit takes place Saturday, Nov. 10, at 9 a.m. at the Place of Refuge, 486 Button Ave.
MODESTO – Music is in the air at Modesto Junior College.
As a part of its Music Beyond Borders series, the Stockton Symphony presents the Brasil Guitar Duo on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2:30 p.m. The concert will be held at the Scottish Rite Center, 33 W. Alpine Avenue, Stockton (between Pacific Avenue and El Dorado Street).
The Manteca Senior Center will host the annual Breakfast with Santa event on Saturday, Dec.8, starting at 9 a.m.
Lunch will be available at the Almond Blossom Holiday Boutique this Saturday from 9 until 3 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - However riotous the Eddie Murphy stories from Arsenio Hall, Tracy Morgan, Adam Sandler and Russell Brand, the highlight of Spike TV's tribute to Murphy was the comedian's duet with Stevie Wonder.
The Mirari Brass Quintet will be featured in the Sunday, Nov. 4, Manteca Kindred Arts Concert at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
TUOLUMNE – Seven-time National Blues Award Nominee Candye Kane will perform at Black Oak Casino on Dec 7.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Student Republican Club will offer two free screenings of the movie "2016: Obama's America". This first showing will be on Thursday, Nov. 1, and the second will be on Friday, Nov. 2, in Forum 110 on east campus, 435 College Ave. Both shows will begin at 7 p.m. each day with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.
The annual Holiday Boutique at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society Hall is right around the corner.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way - and that he had done so.
TUOLUMNE - Stand-up comedian Mike Pace will lead off the November entertainment lineup at Black Oak Casino.
MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project Fall Film & Lecture Series will offer a free showing of the film 'If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front' on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus.
A red-letter day is coming on Saturday, Oct, 27, at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley in Manteca.
NEW YORK (AP) - Discovery Channel plans a live broadcast of the first wingsuit flight off the summit of Mount Everest.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis might shop at thrift shops, but they now have a ton of Grammy gold.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC is confirming that Bill Cosby is developing a possible new sitcom he would star in.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Predicting who will come up with the next morning's water-cooler moment at the Grammy Awards is just as difficult as guessing who will win album of the year.
TUOLUMNE – Michael Jackson fans won't want to miss the electrifying Foreverland tribute band performing at Black Oak Casino Resort on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 9 p.m.
PASADENA (AP) - Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show, which debuts next month with actor Will Smith and U2 as guests, will look familiar to people who appreciate his current work in the time slot following Jay Leno.
PASADENA (AP) - Sting and Paul Simon are rehearsing for their upcoming tour, a couple of longtime friends and neighbors preparing to take turns singing some of each other's biggest hits.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a hydra-headed Oscar race, "American Hustle," ''12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" all have legitimate claims to favorite status. And that's a good thing.
1. Best Picture: "American Hustle," ''Captain Phillips," ''Dallas Buyers Club," ''Gravity," ''Her," ''Nebraska," ''Philomena," ''12 Years a Slave," ''The Wolf of Wall Street."
FIRST-TIMERS: It's never too late for an Academy Award nomination. Just ask June Squibb, who is a first-time Oscar nominee for her supporting role in "Nebraska" at 84 years old. Other first-time acting nominees joining her this year are Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew McConaughey, Barkhad Abdi, Michael Fassbender, Jared Leto, Sally Hawkins and Lupita Nyong'o.