View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - ARTS/LEISURE


The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body B

When I heard that Cameron Diaz was publishing a book, I was skeptical. "Another celebrity, another book deal," I thought. However, after witnessing her intrepid publicity campaign for the book, from social media to guest appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Network, she piqued my interest.

May 01, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | ARTS/LEISURE


TYPA swings into ‘The Jungle Book’

The Turlock Youth Performing Arts is ready to get into the "Bare Necessities" with their production of Disney's "The Jungle Book Kids."

May 01, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


‘Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ at Playhouse Merced

Playhouse Merced is bringing some Texas-sized fun to the stage with the opening of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."

May 01, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


A journey through the ages of jazz coming to Turlock

The Turlock Concert Association is helping highlight a great American art form by bringing jazz musician Jesse Lynch to town.

May 01, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Swiss Echoes perform annual spring concert

The San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club is bringing the music of the Alps to the Valley with their annual Swiss Echoes performance.

April 24, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Young Valley actress gets Hollywood nomination

Jennifer Jolliff, who grew up in Modesto and graduated early from Hughson High School, has received a nomination from the 35th Annual Young Artist Awards.

April 24, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Starry-night debut for ‘Twelfth Night’

Long lost twins, mistaken identities, and unrequited love will all play out under the night sky when California State University, Stanislaus' Shakespeare Under the Stars presents "Twelfth Night, Or What You Will."

April 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Carnegie ready to rock

The Carnegie Arts Center is set to bring some Rock and Roll to town when the Carnegie ROCKS! Exhibit opens May 24 with special guests Ace Frehley of KISS, Night Ranger, and George Lynch in attendance.

April 11, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Fiddling fun at Gallo

The San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers, a group comprised of 50 fiddlers backed by piano, drums, cellos, guitars, harps and harmonica, with dancers as well, will fill the stage of the Gallo Center for the Arts at 2 p.m. Sunday.

April 10, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


MJC presents choreographer’s showcase

The Modesto Junior College Dance Department will present the annual Choreographer's Showcase at 7 p.m. April 16, 17 and 18 in the Cabaret West Dance Theatre of the El Capitan Building on the West Campus.

April 10, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Art showcase winners announced

The Carnegie Arts Center has announced the winners for the inaugural Central California Art Showcase.

April 10, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Carnegie Arts Center hosts artists, celebrates Bard

The Carnegie Arts Center and the Central California Art Association's Mistlin Gallery in Modesto are presenting the awards for the Central California Art Showcase.

April 03, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Three Dog Night plans one night for fair

The line-up of entertainment for the 2014 Stanislaus County Fair continues to take shape as Three Dog Night becomes the latest band to sign on for a show.

April 03, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


University spotlights Steinbeck’s Vietnam letters

Between 1966 and 1967 author John Steinbeck, known for championing the downtrodden in his fictional works, wrote a series of dispatches from Vietnam that shocked many because of a perceived pro-war stance. After the initial publication Steinbeck's dispatches largely languished in obscurity until recently when "Steinbeck in Vietnam: The Last Published Works of John Steinbeck" was released. Now, the theatre department at California State University, Stanislaus will add a dramatic nuance to the work with their stage performance of the piece. The work, adapted and directed by Professor John Mayer is presented as a reader's theater that follows ...

April 03, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Breuer brings comedy show to Turlock

Comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alum Jim Breuer will be tickling Turlock's funny bone when he comes to town April 11 for a show at the Turlock Community Theatre.

April 03, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


« First  « Prev  1 2 3 4 5  Next »  Last »

Page 2 of 7

Articles by Section - 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


1

Page 1 of 1


Please wait ...