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Air force jazz band in free concert with Diana Schuur at Delta College

STOCKTON - The United States Air Force Jazz Ensemble "The Commanders" with guest artist Diane Schuur, will touchdown in Stockton on Sunday, April 14, 3 p.m., for an inspirational free concert at Delta College's Atherton Auditorium.

February 26, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Does Oscar await Affleck's 'Argo?'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nominations morning last month revealed major surprises for the Academy Awards, promising one of the most wide-open campaigns ever for Hollywood's highest honors.

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


David Gregory re-ups as NBC’s 'Meet the Press' host

NEW YORK (AP) - David Gregory has re-upped as host of "Meet the Press."

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Nevada Gov. Sandoval signs online gambling legislation

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Gov. Brian Sandoval signed legislation Thursday legalizing online gambling in Nevada, capping a dizzying day at the Legislature as lawmakers passed the bill through the Assembly and Senate as an emergency measure.

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Students replace leggy models as this year’s Oscar trophy carriers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - You know those tall, leggy beauties that normally carry the Oscar trophies so the stars can present them?

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


DC pairing Batman, Superman in new title

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - DC Entertainment says it will unveil a new ongoing series focusing on Superman and Batman, two of the publisher's best-known and revered heroes.

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


NBC hires Axelrod, former Obama strategist

NEW YORK (AP) - David Axelrod, former strategist and aide to President Barack Obama, has landed a new job at NBC News.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


JFK memorabilia fetches about $2M at auction

AMESBURY, Mass. (AP) - A private collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia brought in almost $2 million at auction, including $570,000 for the former president's Air Force One leather bomber jacket.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Animal Planet special ‘Glory Hounds’ shows glory, trauma of military dogs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's been almost seven months since a bomb exploded on a strip of dirt in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Leonard Anderson can only remember a reassuring voice.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Judge blocks NYC from Ken Burns film footage

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge on Tuesday blocked New York City from getting footage gathered by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns in research for his movie about the five men exonerated in the Central Park jogger rape case.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Little audience for 'Zero Dark Thirty' in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan stars in "Zero Dark Thirty," from early scenes at a detention site to the dramatic closing minutes as Navy SEALs assault the hideout of Osama bin Laden. But the Academy Award-nominated film about the hunt for the al-Qaida leader has sparked a controversy here about its portrayal of the country, and it will likely not be shown on the local big screen anytime soon.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Nudes check out nudes during after hours showing at Austrian museum

VIENNA (AP) - These museum goers didn't just leave their coats at the coat check. They handed over their shirts, trousers and underwear.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Get ready for ‘Weed Country’ & ‘Pot Cops’ on Discovery network

NEW YORK (AP) - Cupcake makers, pawnbrokers and storage container raiders have all had their moments in reality television's spotlight. Now the time may be right for marijuana growers - and the people who chase them.

February 18, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


MacFarlane putting all he's got into Academy Awards show this Sunday

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seth MacFarlane might be the hardest working man in show business.

February 18, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' win at Writers Guild

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.

February 18, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


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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


Plant sale today, Tex-Mex dinner/dance next Saturday

Colony Oak Elementary School's 7th grade is having a garden sale. All of the plants are grown at the school and taken care of by kids. The sale will be held in the school parking lot today, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

May 21, 2015 | Nina Frisby | People & Entertainment


Kilts and hit men make latest Sierra Rep comedy

SONORA - Fast-moving comedy comes to the East Sonora stage May 29 through June 28 in Sierra Repertory Theatre's "Unnecessary Farce."

May 21, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Letterman on retirement: It’s time, but he’s still torn

NEW YORK (AP) - You don't think of David Letterman as a stop-and-smell-the-flowers type, but here he is, at a major turning point yet savoring his chocolate milkshake.

May 14, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Opera staging beloved Die Fledermaus

STOCKTON - The Stockton Opera p presents Die Fledermaus for two performances on May 29 and 31.

May 14, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


‘Sea Symphony’ concert set for Gallo Center

Music Director David Lockington will lead the Modesto Symphony Orchestra, the Modesto Symphony Chorus and the CSU Stanislaus Concert Chorale & Chamber Singers in Ralph Vaughan Williams' · Symphony No. 1, "A Sea Symphony" on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts , 1001 I St., in Modesto.

May 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC offers Hawaiian Music Night

MODESTO - Modesto Junior College Athletics and the Associated Students of Modesto Junior College (ASMJC) present a Hawaiian Concert Night on Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.

May 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Railtown roll out red carpet for moms on Mother’s Day

JAMESTOWN – Railtown 1897 State Historic Park plans to treat moms extra special this Mother's Day on Sunday, May 10, by offering excursion train rides, giving away complimentary commemorative Belgian chocolate bars to all mothers who take a train ride (while supplies last), and more.

April 30, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Nearly New Sale benefitting Delta fashion program Friday

STOCKTON - The Nearly New Sale, produced by the Fashion Program at Delta College featuring mostly brand new merchandise at bargain-basement prices as low as $1 takes place Friday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Danner Hall on the Delta campus.

April 08, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


‘Bach and Beyond’ at MJC concert

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Community Orchestra, directed by Professor Anne Martin, will present a Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East Campus, 435 College Ave.

April 08, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC offers Spring String Recital

MODESTO ─ The Modesto Junior College Music Department will present a Spring String Recital on Thursday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on East Campus. Admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted.

March 27, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Oakdale Testicle Festival March 30

OAKDALE - Tickets are now on sale for the 34th Annual Oakdale Testicle Festival which will be held on Monday, March 30, at the FES Hall in Oakdale.

March 25, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


La Grange Rodeo is Sunday

LA GRANGE - Want to have a real small town, down home Western experience? Then the La Grange Rodeo on Sunday, March 29, is for you.

March 25, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC International Club staging ‘Carnaval’

MODESTO – The International Club of Modesto Junior College will hold its annual International Dinner on Saturday, April 11; at 6 p.m. in the social hall of Emanuel Lutheran Church, located at the corner of College and Stoddard Avenues in Modesto.

March 25, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


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