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Capsule reviews of ‘Brave’ and other new films

"Brave" - Pixar is long overdue for a feature with a strong female character at its center. Now that she's arrived, it's clear that she deserves better. "Brave" is beautiful to look at, as you would expect given the technical and artistic standard the animation behemoth has set. Set in the wilds of Scotland, this 13th Pixar feature is full of lush, green forests and dramatic, rolling hills, all of which look even more idyllic bathed in a delicate, mystical sunlight. Our heroine, the feisty and free-spirited Princess Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald), has a finely detailed mane of ...

June 20, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Josh Turner concert set Oct. 26 at Stockton’s Bob Hope Theatre

STOCKTON - Josh Turner returns to Stockton on Friday, Oct. 26, to perform at the Bob Hope Theatre.

June 20, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Hank Williams Jr. performs at Ironstone Vineyards June 30

MURPHYS - Country music star Hank Williams, Jr. will be performing at Ironstone Vineyards on Saturday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m.

June 20, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Mixed martial arts broadcast at Jackson Rancheria

JACKSON - Mixed martial arts (MMA) returns to Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fight 148 on Saturday, July 7.

June 20, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Alan Jackson playing Stockton Arena July 27

STOCKTON - Country superstar Alan Jackson takes his tour to the Stockton Arena in Stockton on Friday, July 27.

June 15, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Free outdoors seminars at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops' Manteca store at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley, Union Road and 120 Bypass, is offering free outdoors classes.

June 15, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Burger King bets on bacon sundae for summertime menu

NEW YORK (AP) - Burger King wants to lure customers this summer with a barbecue party - and a bacon sundae.

June 15, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


HBO apologizes for depiction of severed Bush head in show

NEW YORK (AP) - HBO and producers of "Game of Thrones" apologized Thursday for a scene that depicted former President George W. Bush's severed head on a spike.

June 15, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Big & Rich on stage at Jackson Rancheria

JACKSON - Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort will present the dynamic country duo Big & Rich in concert with special guests Cowboy Troy and Bradley Gaskin on Saturday, Aug. 4.

June 14, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Ironstone offers Reba, Jeff Foxworthy

MURPHYS - Tickets are on sale for the 2012 Ironstone Vineyards Concert Series which will feature some world-class performers, including Reba on July 21, John Fogerty on Aug. 3, Heart on Aug. 11, and Jeff Foxworthy on Sept. 8.

June 14, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Foundation Summer Sonata set for July 19

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Foundation will offer "A Hair Raising Good Time" at this year's Summer Sonata Thursday, July 19 at the Gallo Center for the Arts in downtown Modesto.

June 14, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Art in the Park offers free day of fun for kids

Five hours of fun for the whole family is on tap at the Manteca Library Park on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

June 13, 2012 | Rose Albano Risso | People & Entertainment


Entry deadline Friday for Delicato photography show

Delicato Vineyards is holding its 16th Annual Photography Show from Sunday, June 24, through Saturday, July 14.

June 13, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Kristofferson concert celebrating 50th anniversary of UFW

STOCKTON – In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the United Farm Workers (UFW) announce the Kris Kristofferson & Friends Concert Series beginning June 15 thru June 22 in cities across California.

June 13, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Last Comic standing contestant joins Teicheira Saturday at Isadore’s

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June 08, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


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Paula Deen said she identifies with Michael Sam

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


McLarty nixes naming Arquette’s baby Astro

NEW YORK (AP) - There's one name David Arquette's expectant girlfriend will not allow for their baby boy: Astro.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Why are there few 9 best picture nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Was it Lee Daniels' "The Butler," the folk rock bio pic "Inside Llewyn Davis," or Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine"?

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Oscars expect sun, but ready for rain on show day

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like the annual Tournament of Roses parade, the Oscars are usually blessed with standard Southern California weather: sunshine and blue skies.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


OSCAR NEWS

• OSCARS TO STREAM LIVE ONLINE FOR FIRST TIME: LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Jim Lange, ‘The Dating Game’ host, dies at 81

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show "The Dating Game," has died at his home in Mill Valley. He was 81.

February 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Bass Pro offers free fishing programs

The Spring Fishing Classic at Bass Pro Shops, 1356 Bass Pro Drive in Manteca provides adults, children and families the chance to learn how to fish at no cost.

February 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Tango party in Modesto March 1

MODESTO - Marcelo Molina and Carolina Vazquez, 2011and 2013 Argentine Tango USA Stage Champions, will return to Modesto on Saturday, March 1, for two workshops and to perform at a milonga (tango party).

February 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Oak Grove fishing derby Saturday

STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the California State Department of Fish and Game will plant 2,700 pounds of trout at Oak Grove Regional Park for the 11th Annual Bob McMillen Memorial Fishing Tournament on Saturday, March 1.

February 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ramis, Zen master to a wild comedy storm, dies

"Caddyshack." ''National Lampoon's Animal House." ''Ghostbusters." ''Groundhog Day." ''Stripes."

February 24, 2014 | By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer | People & Entertainment


Sixth Floor Trio staging concert at Turlock Community Theatre

TURLOCK – Unexpected instrumentation produces unsurpassed results when the Sixth Floor Trio presents their continuum of styles and cultures at the historic Turlock Community Theatre on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m.

February 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Could ‘Wolf’ mark end of DiCaprio’s O scar drought?

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Leonardo DiCaprio is poking his head out of a poolside room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

February 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC presents screening of ‘Tough Guise 2’

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the film "Tough Guise 2" on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.

February 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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