Summer is here, but the kids aren't done with the books yet … well, at least when it comes to scripts.
The Center for Urban Performance and Service will bring the biblical story of Jonah to the bright lights and big stage of the Turlock Community Theater this weekend.
The popular Shakespeare under the stars show is returning to California State University, Stanislaus with the upcoming production of "A Midsummer's Night Dream."
The Turlock Youth Performing Arts is opening the curtain on their production of "Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr.," on Friday for a three-day run.
Some gifts truly do keep on giving, no matter the passage of time. For Turlock's Brittnie Cudo, 21, a gift she received as a little girl has opened a door of possibilities for her and helped her identify a lifelong dream.
For the second time in his short musical theater career, Turlock's Aleq Bateman is taking on the role of the quick-witted and unruly Huckleberry Finn.
Young actors from Stanislaus County will have money for costumes, sets, and props this summer thanks to a grant from Newman's Own Foundation. Stanislaus County Office of Education's Youth Entertainment Stage (YES) Company received a $35,000 grant from Newman's Own Foundation for the second year in a row.
Modesto businessman Dan Costa and his family have made a $1 million donation to the Gallo Center for the Arts for the purpose of increasing access to the arts among low income children and their families.
The wildly well-received country drama "Always ... Patsy Cline," is returning to the Playhouse Merced with the opening show on Friday.
The seemingly impossible and gravity-defying acts of the New Shanghai Circus Acrobats of China will be taking the stage at the Turlock Community Theatre Saturday evening.
Two major contributors to the Gallo Center for the Arts have made a large donation to the performing arts center and a challenge to the community.
The classic Christmas story of "It's A Wonderful Life," is being retold in a new format at California State University, Stanislaus. The College of Arts Theatre Department production of "It's A Wonderful Life: The Radio Play" moves the timeless tale of Christmas' true meaning into the venue of radio dramas from bygone days.
Fourteen year-old Turlock resident Leah Bateman is a brat.
Mary De Ruse remembers the exact moment she fell in love with the movies. As a little girl, her dad took her to see a double feature at the Turlock cinema. As "Smokey and the Bandit" led into the "The Sting," De Ruse said it was as if time had stopped clicking by and everything outside of that theater had melted away.
Turlock resident Keaton Williams says he always enjoyed singing, but when he enrolled in a voice class at Modesto Junior College, he says it was more as a lark, than a chosen career path.