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MJC staging The Rez Sisters

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department presents The Rez Sisters directed by Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell, with performances on May 29, 30 and 31 and June 5, 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee at 2 p.m. on June 7 in the Little Theatre of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus.

May 13, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


41st Sacramento Music Festival set

SACRAMENTO – With nearly 100 bands scheduled to perform at 20 venues during the 41st Annual Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee, the special $99 four-day event badge price has been extended to all advance tickets leading up to the festival.

May 13, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


NBC jokes about school massacres

NEW YORK (AP) - School massacres apparently will be fodder for humor in a new NBC prime-time fall series.

May 12, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Discount for summer writing workshops thru Great Valley

This summer, Great Valley Writing Project at CSU Stanislaus will offer "GVWP Writing & Technology Workshops" at school sites in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.

April 29, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC grad ceremonies this Friday

MODESTO - Modesto Junior College will hold its 92nd Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 2, at 6 p.m. in the Stadium on East Campus.

April 29, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Theatre staging ‘The Rez Sisters’

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department presents "The Rez Sisters" directed by Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell, with performances on May 29, 30 and 31 and June 5, 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee at 2 p.m. on June 7 in the Little Theatre of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus.

April 29, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Bass Pro offers free skill activities for kids

Bass Pro Shops free Kids' Outdoor Skills Challenge offers fun outdoor activities for kids such as the opportunity to learn skills such as knot tying, rod casting and archery this Saturday and Sunday.

April 29, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Asparagus Festival opens Friday

Not too long ago, Sunset Magazine gave "Best of the West Food Fest" praise to the Stockton Asparagus Festival.

April 24, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | People & Entertainment


Dakila & Sons of San Joaquin performing at Black Oak Casino

TUOLUMNE – The legendary 1970s Latin rock band Dakila is returning to Black Oak Casino Resort on Saturday, May 3.

April 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Swiss Echoes spring concert, dance set Saturday in Ripon

The San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes annual spring concert and dance takes place this Saturday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Swiss Club Hall, East Main Street and Manley Avenue, Ripon.

April 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Spring Choral Concert on Friday

MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Concert Choir will present a Choral Concert on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue.

April 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Down Home Family offers country gospel concert in Ripon on Friday

Down Home Family is performing in Ripon.

April 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Celebrate MJC event on April 26

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Foundation is hosting the annual Celebrate MJC Wine, Beer and Gourmet Food Tasting on Saturday, April 26, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Gymnasium on East Campus. The event will feature regional wines for sampling accompanied by hors d'oeuvres, music and a silent auction. The event will benefit the 21 sports in MJC's Athletic Program.

April 18, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Spring Choral Concert at MJC April 25

MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Concert Choir will present a Choral Concert on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue.

April 18, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Texas Tenors bring country roots with classical sound

STOCKTON - Since wowing audiences as the highest-ranking vocal group ever on NBC's America's Got Talent, JC Fisher, Marcus Collins and John Hagen bring their diverse brand of harmonic, pop melodies to the Stockton Symphony's Pops & Picnic concert on Saturday, May 3.

April 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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Guitarraganza features six concerts at Modesto locales

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.

March 05, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Theater presents ‘Romeo and Juliet’

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.

March 05, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Celtic music at Ripon Arts League’s next concert

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.

March 02, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Salute to Louis Armstrong set for March 13

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.

March 02, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Marine sanctuaries talk at MJC

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.

February 18, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Trips range from casino gambling to San Francisco

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.

February 18, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Patty Hearst back in the news with early win at Westminster

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.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


50 shades of green: How studio roped men into seeing ‘Grey’

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.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


SNL’ celebrates its big 4-0

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.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Producers promise Oscar night filled with magic and song

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lady Gaga. Jennifer Hudson. Common and John Legend. Adam Levine. Rita Ora. Tegan & Sara. Tim McGraw.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Fly fishing show set for Feb. 20-22

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.

February 10, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Freethinkers mark Darwin’s 206th birthday on Saturday

Charles Darwin's 206th birthday will be celebrated this Saturday at the Manteca Library.

February 06, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


SJ museum adds major exhibit on early settlers

LODI - A new permanent exhibition has been completed at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum. It tells the story of the early American settlers of the region, families who came after the Gold Rush to build farms and futures here. "The Historical Society was extremely fortunate to be able to use the Elliott family as an example of the early settlers. They came from their tallgrass prairie homestead in Illinois to San Joaquin County in 1859," says David Stuart, director of the museum. "Their descendants preserved one of the six wagons that made up the Elliott family wagon train; it ...

January 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


EU High JROTC dinner Feb. 27

The East Union High JROTC Fundraiser Dinner is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, at Chez Shari, 305 North Union Road, Manteca.

January 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Museum seeks volunteer docents

Volunteers are being sought to serve as docents for the Manteca Historical Society Museum.

January 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


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