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Community performance of ‘Miss Poinsettia’

The Center for Urban Performance and Service and Westside Ministries will offer two free performances of "The Miss Poinsettia 2014 Contest" show on Saturday.

December 04, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Work of the Monument’s Men focus of Carnegie event

In 2012 an investigation into a tax issue by German authorities led then to a Munich apartment where they discovered of a cache of more than 1,200 works of art, some by renowned artists such as Claude Monet, Eduard Manet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Pablo Picasso, and some of which is suspected to have been looted by the Nazis in World War II.

December 04, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Surrealism takes center stage in November at Carnegie

The Carnegie Arts Center has three upcoming Surrealist-themed events in connection with the Joan Miró exhibit.

November 13, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


County orchestras harmonize during MJC event

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.

October 30, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | ARTS/LEISURE


‘Carrie: The Musical’ promises terrifyingly good time at Playhouse Merced

"I will not cry, I'm okay, I try so hard to play their way…"

October 30, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Turlock author to speak at Book Fest

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.

October 23, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Events celebrate arts at Carnegie

The Carnegie Arts Center has scheduled a bevy of artistic events in October, from poetry to surrealism.

October 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ coming to MJC

The Modesto Junior College is staging an original production of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."

October 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Carnegie hosts Le Jazz

The Carnegie Arts Center is bringing the sounds of the Paris jazz scene circa 1930 to their stage Tuesday with the Le Jazz Hot show.

October 09, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Rising country star rolling into Turlock

A handful of seats remain available for the Sunday night performance from "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery at the Turlock Community Theatre.

October 02, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Latin flavor opens Turlock Concert Association season

Habaneros, a quintet formed from the ranks of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba will open the season of the Turlock Concert Association with a performance on Sept. 25.

September 11, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Downtown university art gallery debuts with faculty creations

The inaugural exhibit at the Art Space on Main will open today with a collection of works representing the recent creative endeavours of California State University, Stanislaus faculty.

September 04, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Carnegie highlights Surrealist Joan Miró

The works of Spanish surrealist Joan Miró will be on display at the Carnegie Arts Center for the "Fantastic Universe" exhibit.

September 04, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Playhouse brings ‘Fiddler’ to the stage

The 21st season of shows at Playhouse Merced is launching with a production of the iconic musical "The Fiddler on the Roof."

August 28, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Renowned ukulele performer to strum in Turlock

The Turlock Uke Jamz is bringing Abe Lagrimas, Jr. to town for a one-night ukulele performance on Aug. 21.

August 14, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


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University to unveil two new exhibits

The Art Department at California State University, Stanislaus is unveiling two new art exhibits in the coming week, with the works focusing on bronze and mixed materials.

January 22, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Carnegie-Mistlin art show taking entries

Entries are now being accepted for the second annual Central California Arts Showcase exhibition taking place this spring at the Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock and the Mistlin Gallery in Modesto.

January 22, 2015 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Beanie’s adventures continue with ‘Horror Machine’ at CSUS

The Theatre Department at California State University, Stanislaus is presenting "Beanie and the Bamboozling Horror Machine" by Roy C. Booth and Bob May as this year's children's production.

January 22, 2015 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Art exhibit

The First Street Gallery and Frame Company in Turlock is hosting the exhibit "Varying Views," featuring the works of Central Valley artists Katherine Crinklaw and Marilyn Rose.

January 15, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Townsend Opera rolls into 2015 with ‘Streetcar’

The operatic version of Tennessee Williams' classic play, "A Streetcar Named Desire," will open the Townsend Opera's 2015 season, with a renowned director at the helm.

January 15, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


‘Pirates’ land at Playhouse Merced

Playhouse Merced will usher in their 2015 season with a production of the comedic opera "The Pirates of Penzance," beginning tonight and running through the next three weeks.

January 15, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Bluegrass Series returns to West Side stage

The popular Bluegrass Series is returning to the West Side Theater with the opening performance featuring Red Dog Ash and headliners Front Country Saturday night.

January 15, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Theatre at Carnegie

The Carnegie Arts Center continues their Family Friday series with a live performance of the B Street Theatre staging "Kings & Queens, Jokers & Jacks" at 7 p.m. tonight.

January 15, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


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