MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Community Orchestra, directed by Professor Anne Martin, will present a concert celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Star Wars film "Return of the Jedi" on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East campus. T
LODI - The San Joaquin County Historical Museum will deck all the halls for this year's 22nd annual Festival of Trees.
MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Community Concert Band presents a Fall Concert, featuring Godzilla Eats Las Vegas on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The event is open to the public and admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted. Campus parking is available for $1 in student parking lots.
MODESTO– Sunny 102.3 is launching its Christmas music programming today, featuring holiday favorites around the clock through Dec. 23
*WHAT: 33rd annual Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon
34th Boys & Girls Club telethon features 2 days of entertainment
COLUMBIA - Sierra Repertory Theatre is giving a sneak preview of its new youth theatre program with its production of Jason and the Argonauts, a 45-minute musical comedy written by new SRT Education Director Ralph Krumins (Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story).
MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents the Symphonic Band in Concert on Monday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The event is open to the public and admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted. Campus parking is available for $1 in student parking lots.
The second offering in the 2013-2014 27th anniversary concert season of the Manteca Kindred Arts Association, Inc. is coming up Sunday, Nov. 10, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Manteca.
MODESTO - Nine Stanislaus County high schools will perform in Modesto Junior College's annual High School Orchestra Day on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East Campus, 435 College Avenue. There is no charge for admission.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College Cross Country Team invites anyone looking for some exercise before their Thanksgiving Day dinner to participate in the 14th Annual Modesto Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk on Thursday, Nov, 28, at the Tuolumne River Regional Park in Modesto.
MODESTO –Modesto Junior College Department of Music will present a Fall String Recital on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on the East Campus.
The Stockton Chorale continues its 2013-2014 season with "A Christmas Festival" at 7:30 p.m. on two Fridays - Dec. 6 and 13.
MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Concert Choir will present a Fall Choral Concert on Friday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The event is open to the public, and parking and admission are free.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hollywood's award season, never known for civility, is roiling from a heckling incident between "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen and film critic Armond White.