ISLETON - The 2013 Cajun & Blues Festival set for Father's Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16. on Main Street in the Delta hamlet of Isleton.
WHAT: Asparagus Festival
MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) led by guest conductor Lucas Waldin, will present Let's Go To The Movies with John Williams & Walt Disney on Friday, May 31, at 8 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.
MODESTO - An exciting night featuring America's Favorite Beach Boys tribute band, Papa Doo Run Run at the State Theater on Saturday, May 10, at 7 p.m.
Malo - the legendary American Latin-tinged rock and roll group founded in part by Carlos Santana's brother Jose - is headlining the sixth annual Hot Latin Nights Music Festival being staged this year at Manteca's Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley on Saturday, May 4, starting at 4 p.m.
MODESTO –Modesto Junior College will present a Choral and Vocal Extravaganza on Friday, April 26, in the Performing and Media Arts Center Main Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.
WHAT: Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band
PLEASANTON – Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council (PCAC) will host a city-wide arts celebration on Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. where artists of all ages and ability will have the opportunity to display their talents with chalk designs on the streets of downtown Pleasanton. Event details are as follows:
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TUOLUMNE – Dire Straits co-founder David Knopfler, who was a vocalist and rhythm guitar player for the band, will be performing on May 15..
OCKTON - SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody is the hilarious new comedy that brings all the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life. Your inner goddess will be laughing out loud with this clever re-imagining of the characters as they come alive with hysterical comedy, musical numbers, steamy performances from the leading hunk in the grey tie, plus lots of surprises.
Give Every Child a Chance is staging Miss Ropin' on the River Rodeo Queen Competition.
Arthur Brogli is the special guest performer for the annual San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes annual spring concert and dance on Saturday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Swiss Hall, East Main Street and Manley Road.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Chorale May 10-11 concert, celebrating American music, will feature the premier performance of a work commissioned by the Stockton Chorale: "I Heard You Singing", by the internationally renowned David Conte.
MODESTO – The Music Departments of Modesto Junior College, San Joaquin Delta College, University of the Pacific and Sacramento State University present the Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival with six concerts scheduled from March 12 through March 15, including two performances by the critically acclaimed Texas Guitar Quartet.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Theater Department will stage William Shakespeare's tragic love story "Romeo and Juliet" on March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28 at 7:30 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.
Highland Way is bringing Celtic music to the next Ripon Arts League concert set for Thursday, March 12, at the Ripon High multi-use building, 301 N. Acacia, Ripon.
The Modesto Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor Michael Berkowitz will present "The Sounds of New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong" featuring trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling on both vocals and trumpet, Friday, March 13, at 8 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.
MODESTO – The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation on "How America Protects its 'Yosemites in the Sea' - the National Marine Sanctuary System" by William Douros, west coast regional director for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
The Trips N' Tours group based at the Manteca Senior Center offers trips for people of all ages meaning you do not have to be a senior to participate.
NEW YORK (AP) - Famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst was back in the news Monday after a dog she co-owns won its group at the Westminster Kennel Club show.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When Universal bumped "Fifty Shades of Grey" from August 2014 to Valentine's Day, 2015, it seemed like a cheesy gimmick. Now that box office results are in, it's clear that was the most brilliant stroke of all.
NEW YORK (AP) - With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation's bicentennial, "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3½-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lady Gaga. Jennifer Hudson. Common and John Legend. Adam Levine. Rita Ora. Tegan & Sara. Tim McGraw.
PLEASANTON - The annual Northern California Fly Fishing Show begins the 2015 angling season at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Friday, Feb. 20, through Sunday, Feb.22.
Charles Darwin's 206th birthday will be celebrated this Saturday at the Manteca Library.