Cerebral palsy prevents Jennifer Kuhns from full use of her hands and feet. But the handicaps experienced by the 33-year-old Hughson writer have enhanced her abilities to tell powerful stories to children.
"Rent," the Tony Award winning musical about a group of bohemian artists living on the East Side of New York City, will begin a three-weekend run on the Playhouse Merced mainstage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18.
The Acting Company of New York will return to the Gallo Center for the Arts with William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" at 4 pm. Sunday.
Merced College will host the Central Valley premiere of a multi-media theatrical production with roots in the songbook of famed Grammy Award winning group Los Lobos.
The first student-led production of California State University, Stanislaus Theatre Department's 2013-14 season is opening this weekend with performances of "Scapin."
The opening weeks of the California State University, Stanislaus Theatre Department's 2013-14 season will see a Pulitzer Prize winning play come to the stage and a night with one of Hollywood's most well-known character actors.
Opening for Brandi Carlile at Friday's show at the Turlock Community Theatre will be Ivan & Alyosha.
If there was a time when music wasn't an essential part of Brandi Carlile's life, she doesn't remember it.
The Carnegie Arts Center will serve as the opening stop of a national exhibit of ceramic works by famed artist Pablo Picasso.
Blues, Flamenco, Celtic, Funk, Folk and Jazz. It sounds like a line-up of radio stations, but it's the musical styles of Deborah Henson-Conant, who strings all these varying sounds together and more on her electric harp.
Let the rain fall
For a few hours on Monday afternoon Turlock's Crane Park was transformed into an on-location shoot, complete with professional sound, lighting and film crews. Just as suddenly as the Hollywood-style hoopla appeared, the day's filming was finished and every last piece of equipment was packed away and Crane Park was once again a place for local residents to walk the dog and play a game of tennis.
The Carnegie Arts Center is seeking volunteers to work in a variety of roles. As a private, not-for-profit organization, the Carnegie Arts Center Foundation relies on volunteers for help in every aspect of operating the new regional arts center which opens to the public in September. Opportunities include working in customer service, special events, clerical, and exhibitions. Docents to give tours and lead programs are also needed. All volunteers will receive specialized training specific to their duties. Volunteers should be at least 15 years of age and willing to commit to at least four hours per month.
Anna Kiesser, a freshman at Central Catholic High School and resident of Patterson, won the 2011 18th Congressional District Art Competition.
Susie Jimenez has been telling her friends and family for years that she will be on Food Network some day. The Turlock native has finally realized that dream. She will appear as a finalist on season 7 of Food Network Stars, a show that pits professional chefs against each other for the chance at hosting their own television show.
Members of the community are invited to listen as nine Stanislaus County high school orchestras play in perfect harmony during Modesto Junior College's High School Orchestra Day.
"I will not cry, I'm okay, I try so hard to play their way…"
Turlock's Scott D. Roberts, who wrote "Vengeance is Now" and is already hard at work on his second novel "Hidden Agenda" will be a featured author at the California Capital Book Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the Sacramento Convention Center.
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