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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


Sierra Rep launches 35th season with epic musical Les Misérables

SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre opens its 2014 season this March with the epic Les Miserables.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show opens Friday at fairgrounds

PLEASANTON – A cornucopia of 100-plus exhibitor booths displaying the latest tackle, clothing and fly-fishing accessories will be joined by destinations from Alaska to Argentina greeting visitors when the annual Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show opens Feb. 21-23 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC and Gallo Center team- up to stage classic ‘Our Town’

MODESTO -The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department and Gallo Center for the Arts will present Thornton Wilder's classic 1938 comedy/drama Our Town on March 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. and March 15 and 16 at 2 p.m. in the Foster Theatre of the Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I Street in Modesto.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ying Quartet performing on April 6 at UOP’s Faye Spanos Concert Hall

STOCKTON - The Ying Quartet is returning to the University of the Pacific on Sunday, April 6.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Father of TV sketch comedy Sid Caesar passes at age 91

NEW YORK (AP) - Milton Berle was the funnyman whose pioneering presence in the nation's living rooms earned him the title Mr. Television.

February 12, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Comic Steve Martin performs March 15 at Bob Hope Theatre

STOCKTON – Comedian Steve Martin backed by the Steep Canyon Rangers bluegrass band are appearing Saturday, March 15, at the Bob Hope Theatre in downtown Stockton.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Big Band music at Bob Hope Feb. 21

STOCKTON - To the delight of Hepcats, Lindy Hoppers and lovers of Swing Jazz, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to Stockton in celebration of its 20th season.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC dance concert offers 5 dates

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College Dance and Theatre will present Off~Balance in Repertory Concert on Feb. 19, 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. in the MJC Performing and Media Arts Center Auditorium. "It's All About What Inspires You…" is the theme of this year's performance.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Warring weather channels vie for television viewers

NEW YORK (AP) - A sudden change in the weather means real money for Paul Falavolito. When a snowstorm rolls in, the chief of a small, non-profit ambulance service in White Oak, Pa., has to keep paramedics in ambulance bays longer. If there's a break in the weather, he can let idling crews go home rather than paying them overtime.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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Everything from Apple Hill tour to big quilt festival trip on tap

The Trips N' Tours group at the Manteca Senior Center has arranged four upcoming trips that are open to anyone wishing to participate.

July 23, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Tactical Tacos benefits SWAT

A Tactical Tacos fundraiser is being held on Friday, August, 8, to benefit the Manteca and Ripon Tactical Officers Association at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, from 6 until 11 p.m.

July 23, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Song of the San Joaquin poetry reading set for Aug. 2

MODESTO – Poets from Central California and the Sacramento area will read their poems at the presentation of "Song of the San Joaquin", Summer Issue, Vol. XI, #3, Saturday, August 2, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Downstairs Auditorium of the Stanislaus County Library, 1500 "I" St. in Modesto.

July 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ripon’s Petersen offers Mistlin watercolor classes

Award-winning watercolorist Dan Petersen and ceramicist, Stan Holtz, will be combining their talents in a special two-man exhibition at the Mistlin Gallery from Aug.19 through Sept. 20.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Twisted Oak Winery concert series features Nina Gerber, Chris Webster

VALLECITO - Twisted Oak Winery is presenting Chris Webster and Nina Gerber in concert on Saturday, July 26.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Old Sacramento walking tours

SACRAMENTO - Due to popular demand, the weekend "Sacramento City: California's Gold Rush Legacy" Old Sacramento walking tours have been extended through Aug. 24.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Harper Lee says she didn’t OK new book about her and her older sister

CHICAGO (AP) - The reclusive author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," one of the most acclaimed novels of the 20th century, says she never gave her approval to a new memoir that portrays itself as a rare, intimate look into the lives of the writer and her older sister in small-town Alabama.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Comic book do-gooder Archie dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - For the fans of Archie Andrews, his impending death marks a fitting end for the famous comic book do-gooder.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


The Sound of Music returns to Fallon House on July 11

COLUMBIA - The foothills will come alive with The Sound of Music when the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical returns July 11 through Aug. 31 at Sierra Repertory Theatre's historic Fallon House Theatre in Columbia.

July 08, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Buddhist Church plans annual cultural bazaar Aug. 2-3

STOCKTON - The Stockton Buddhist Church's annual Bon Odori and Cultural Bazaar is Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 2-3, at the temple grounds located at 2820 Shimizu Drive.

July 08, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Big Band Street Dance in Columbia

COLUMBIA - Friends of Columbia State Historic Park will celebrate Columbia's 69th year as a California State Park by hosting the 20th annual Big Band Street Dance event on Main Street in Columbia on Saturday, July 19, from 6 to 10 p.m.

July 08, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Railtown offers hands-on experience ‘crew for a day’ program participants

JAMESTOWN – California State Parks and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) is offering a special "Crew for a Day" program perfect for rail fans interested in a unique, hands-on experience. The exciting new offering, which helps to raise much-needed funds for the Park, is available now but must be scheduled in advance.

July 08, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Christmas in July: Week of holiday shows

NEW YORK (AP) - The Hallmark TV channels are beginning a week's worth of holiday programming on the Fourth of July - but think ornaments and egg nog instead of fireworks and hot dogs.

July 02, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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