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MJC Jazz band spring concert set for April 10

MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents the Jazz Band Spring Concert on Monday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.

March 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


MJC offers spring string recital

MODESTO - Modesto Junior College presents a Spring String Recital on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall – Music 108 on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. Admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted.

March 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Arlo Guthrie returning to Livermore’s Bankhead

LIVERMORE – Folk music legend Arlo Guthrie returns to the Bankhead Theater with his "Running Down the Road" tour on Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m.

March 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Berry’s 1st album in decades is ‘sensational’

NEW YORK (AP) - Chuck Berry's death came just weeks before the debut single off his first new studio album in nearly four decades was scheduled to go on sale, a friend of the rock 'n' roll legend said.

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Risky leap into Trump resistance

NEW YORK (AP) - Meetup is taking a leap into the Trump resistance.

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Trump budget clouds 50th year for Public Broadcasting network

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The federal act that created public broadcasting is marking its 50th year, but if President Donald Trump has his way it could be a hollow celebration.

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Joni Sledge, member of Sister Sledge, dies at 60

NEW YORK (AP) - Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the enduring dance anthem "We Are Family," has died, the band's representative said Saturday.

March 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Blue is the color of the season at Paris shows

PARIS (AP) - It's no secret that politics infuses fashion - and some critics are interpreting the mania for blue at Paris Fashion Week as a statement of "the blues" about the perceived rise of nationalism across Europe and America.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Film spotlights human trafficking as Trump promises action

BOSTON (AP) - A new documentary is spotlighting human trafficking across the globe, with a focus on the grassroots activists trying to end the scourge.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake shine at iHeartRadio Awards

INGLEWOOD (AP) - The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards started with Justin Timberlake speaking about inclusion and dedicating his award to children who feel different, and ended with a rousing performance by Bruno Mars that included crowd participation from Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Ty Dolla $ign, Heidi Klum and more.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Ex-Stockton mayor arrested at airport

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva was arrested Sunday at the San Francisco International Airport, where he arrived from a vacation in South America, his attorney said.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


MJC screening of documentary ‘13th’

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film "13th"on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


MJC presents guitar faculty recital is set

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College presents a Guitar Faculty Recital on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. Parking in campus lots is available for $2.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Rhythmic Circus coming to Bankhead

LIVERMORE – Minneapolis-based music and dance group Rhythmic Circus brings their off-Broadway hit show "Feet Don't Fail Me Now!" to the Bankhead Theater at the end of March.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


‘Moonlight’ wins best picture at botched Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oscar winner, take two.

February 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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Senator Al Franken cut from PBS David Letterman tribute

LOS ANGELES (AP) - PBS and WETA say Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken will not appear substantially in David Letterman's Mark Twain Prize special ...

November 19, 2017 | Ryan Balbeuna | People & Entertainment


Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country music star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a ...

November 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Connors

CARLSBAD (AP) - Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's ...

November 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Jane Juska, who wrote about late -in-life sex, dies

CHICO (AP) - Jane Juska, whose chronicle of searching for sex as a woman in her 60s became a best-selling memoir and later a stage show ...

October 29, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was ...

October 15, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Pulitzer Prize- winning poet, dies at age 96

BELMONT, Mass. (AP) - Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of ...

October 15, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


OJ Simpson freed; parole official says he’ll live in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials at a remote Nevada prison where O.J. Simpson was set free early Sunday after nine years for armed robbery arranged ...

October 01, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


New season of ‘SNL’ roars back by mocking Trump early

NEW YORK (AP) - The new season of "Saturday Night Live" wasted no time getting topical - or mocking Donald Trump - with an opening sketch that featured ...

October 01, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Jake LaMotta the boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 21, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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