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MJC orchestra concert Dec. 2

MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Community Orchestra, directed by Professor Anne Martin, will present a concert entitled Jaws and Juliet (and Romeo too!) on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East campus.

November 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Singers wanted for 69th Messiah in Ripon

The Ripon Oratorio Society will be celebrating the Christmas season with the 69th presentation of Handel's Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 7. The program will begin at 3 p.m. in the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church at Fourth and Orange streets in Ripon.

November 06, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Columbia State Park lamplight tours

COLUMBIA - Columbia State Historic Park's annual Lamplight Tours are set for Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6.

November 06, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC bands to perform at Veterans Day Ceremony

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College's combined Symphonic and Concert Bands will be participating in the free community Veterans Day Ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m. in Mancini Bowl, located in Modesto's Graceada Park.

November 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC hosts Harvest Party to benefit ag

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Foundation and Agriculture & Environmental Science Division invite the community to a Harvest Party at the Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Agriculture Center for Education Pavilion on the MJC West Campus.

October 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


30th Trout Bout set for Nov. 15

STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will welcome anglers to Oak Grove Regional Park for the 30th Annual Trout Bout on Saturday, Nov. 15.

October 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


30th Trout Bout set for Nov. 15

STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will welcome anglers to Oak Grove Regional Park for the 30th Annual Trout Bout on Saturday, Nov. 15.

October 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Guest conductor leads symphony

STOCKTON - It is a red-letter day for the Stockton Symphony on Saturday, Nov. 15.

October 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC hosts Harvest Party Nov. 15

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Foundation and Agriculture & Environmental Science Division invite the community to a Harvest Party at the Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 15 ,at the Agriculture Center for Education Pavilion on the MJC West Campus.

October 16, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival set

HALF MOON BAY–– Autumn is a spectacularly special season on the fertile, scenic coast around Half Moon Bay on the picturesque San Mateo coast just south of San Francisco.

October 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Angels Camp Gold Rush celebration

ANGELS CAMP - The third annual Gold Rush Day in historic downtown Angels Camp will celebrate the region's rich heritage from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.

October 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Haggin plans tasting event

STOCKTON - The Haggin Museum's 26th annual wine, beer and food tasting fundraiser – Haggin à la Carte – will serve as the opening reception for the special exhibition "Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross" on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 9p.m.

October 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC stages ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde’

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department presents an original adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, written and directed by MJC Theatre Professor Michael Lynch.

October 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Kindred Arts kicks off 28th season with piano concert

An all-new season of fine music brought to the community by the Manteca Kindred Arts Association starts on Sunday, Oct 26.

October 08, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | People & Entertainment


Ripon Arts League offering 4 upcoming concerts for $30

Four concerts of the 2014-15 Ripon Arts League season are coming up.

September 30, 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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