There's a moment early on in "Men in Black 3" when Will Smith's Agent J sits down next to his longtime partner, Tommy Lee Jones' Agent K, and bemoans the fact that he's too old for this sort of thing - for running around New York in matching dark suits, chasing down aliens and zapping them with their shiny metal weapony doo-hickeys.
On paper, "The Intouchables" looks like eat-your-vegetables cinema: the story of a wealthy, white disabled man and the troubled black youth from the projects who becomes his reluctant caretaker. Surely, life lessons will be learned by all and an unlikely friendship will form across racial and socioeconomic lines and we'll all feel good about ourselves walking out of the theater afterward.
Every year Manteca plays host to the largest Memorial Day celebration on the West Coast called "Not Forgotten" that takes place at Woodward Park.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, it was quite a week - from birthday, to IPO, to I DO.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Survivor: One World" should have probably just been called "Survivor: Kim's World."
RIPON - Armed Forces Day is being observed this year by the men's chorus "Voices for the King".
It's one of only 23 towns in America with 80 percent visibility of an earth-shattering astronomical phenomenon – a place packed with tourists and news media that have traveled far and wide to get a glimpse.
CERES - Ceres will host the 24th annual Ceres Street Faire, a free venue in Whitmore Park next to Highway 99, the weekend of May 5-6.
STOCKTON - Shaquille O'Neal, through his company Shaq Entertainment, is presenting Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam Tour on Sunday, May 27, at the Bob Hope Theater.
NEW YORK (AP) - Usain Bolt could be defending his Olympic 200-meter title on a Thursday afternoon in the United States.
STOCKTON - The Zhong Hua Mandarin School offers a weekly program in Mandarin Chinese language instruction in Stockton.
STOCKTON - The Sacramento Gay Men's Chorus returns to the sanctuary of Central United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 5, at 4 p.m.
MODESTO – Scotland's highly acclaimed Puppet State Theatre company will bring Jean Giono's story, The Man Who Planted Trees, to the Gallo Center stage on Friday, May 18, at 7 p.m.
La Grange author and ex-con Casey Odland is the featured speaker at the Women's Success Network of Manteca luncheon set for Wednesday, May 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the Rendezvous Banquet Room, 1357 N. Main St.
St. Paul's Methodist Church is sponsoring a trip on Sunday, May 20, to the Lake County Passion Play.
SONORA – The Bureau of Reclamation is offering fall interpretive programs at New Melones Lake.
The Trips N' Tours group at the Manteca Senior Center has arranged four upcoming trips that are open to anyone wishing to participate.
COLUMBIA - Small-town antics, homespun humor and foot-stompin' fiddlin' come to Sierra Repertory Theatre's Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State Park Sept. 26 to Oct. 26 with Mark Twain's "A Murder, a Mystery and a Marriage."
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College's annual Jam 'n Jive Dance Concert, featuring the MJC Off-balance Dancers and invited guest dancers from local high schools and dance studios, will celebrate "The British Invasion" with a Preview Night this evening, and performances on Sept. 18 (Thursday) through Sept. 21, (Sunday) in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College's annual Jam 'n Jive Dance Concert, featuring the MJC Off-balance Dancers and invited guest dancers from local high schools and dance studios, will celebrate "The British Invasion" with a Preview Night on Sept. 17, and performances on Sept. 18 through Sept. 21, in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.
SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre announces its 2015 season, beginning with the musical Mary Poppins and concluding with a brand new adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Other highlights include new Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone starring SRT Artistic Director Scott Viets as the Man in the Chair, an exciting spring rock 'n' roll revue to be announced, everyone's favorite The Music Man, William Shakespeare's Macbeth, the country tribute Always, Patsy Cline, and a new comedy called Unnecessary Farce. Season Tickets are now on sale with group and general admission tickets on sale Oct. 1. Visit www.sierrarep.org or ...
STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre will present the Tony-Award winning Broadway musical "Chicago" starting tonight and running through Sunday, Sept. 28.
MODESTO - Modesto Junior College Art Gallery presents Terra Incognita, an exhibition of the work of Noah Wilson, a photography instructor at MJC.
MURPHYS - The 18th annual Ironstone Concours d'Elegance will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys.
STOCKTON - Stockton Symphony's new season that opens this month is offering everything from Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 to the music of Billy Joel, to the anticipated return of Cirque de la Symphonie and more.
MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Orchestra will present its 20th annual outdoor concert, Picnic at the Pops! on Saturday, Sept. 6, on the grounds of the E&J Gallo Winery.