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Bad Seed An Album Come Alive

Bad Seed An Album Come Alive

“BAD SEED: An Album Come Alive” Music by Mattea Overstreet Written by Summer Krafft Directed by Traci Sprague A passion project for all involved, this ONE WEEKEND ONLY event started with Mattea’s debut EP, BAD SEED, released in June of 2017, which sparked a narrative for her long-time friend and collaborator, Summer Krafft. She wrote […]

By January 29, 2018 Read More →
Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage

Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage

Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage Pictured (L- R) are Jim Johnson as Senator Charles Whitmore, Trey Augustus as Tom, Charlene West as Sara Whitmore and Kimberly Ogden as Alex Klein. (Modesto, CA) — Modesto Junior College’s Arts, Humanities and Communications Division is staging Church & State on January 25-27 and February 2-3 at 7 p.m. and February 4 at 2 […]

By January 12, 2018 Read More →
California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular

California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular

California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular   Modesto Sound is excited to announce a successful start to its latest local community audio outreach program called the California Audio Roots Project. The goal of the California Audio Roots Project, or CARP for short, is to create local media content to distribute to […]

By January 11, 2018 Read More →
StageView The LightBox Theatre’s Pinocchio

StageView The LightBox Theatre’s Pinocchio

LightBox Theatre Announces Dates for ‘Pinocchio’ Spring production sets for Carnegie Arts Center Stage in March  TURLOCK — The LightBox Theatre Company, a theatre for young audiences, continues its 2017-18 season this spring with the production of ‘Pinocchio’ this March. Based on the classic tale of The Adventures of Pinocchio, ‘Pinocchio’ is a new, fast-paced, story-within-a-story featuring […]

By January 9, 2018 Read More →
Turlock Restaurant Week

Turlock Restaurant Week

Diners, Lick Your Chops! Restaurants, Light Your Stoves!  Turlock Restaurant Week Is Launching January 19-28, 2018! Introducing Turlock’s Newest Food Experience – A Ten Day Food Extravaganza Throughout the Town at Our Beloved Restaurants! Turlock, CA – December 5, 2017 – Introducing Turlock’s first-ever Restaurant Week! Local entrepreneur and marketer, Ali Cox-Verissimo are executive producers and owners of this […]

By January 8, 2018 Read More →
Volunteer Tutors Needed

Volunteer Tutors Needed

Volunteer Tutors Needed to Teach Adults to Read Tutor information session and training will take place in January January 6, 2018—Modesto, CA—Volunteers 18 years of age and over are urgently needed to work with adult literacy students in Stanislaus County. A 30-minute informational meeting for new tutors will take place on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at […]

By January 6, 2018 Read More →
Central Valley Photography

Central Valley Photography

Carnegie to Feature Central Valley Photography in January. In a series of annual exhibitions called Valley Focus, the Carnegie Arts Center has celebrated the variety of artistic creativity found in California’s Central Valley. This year the show features works by many of the area’s most accomplished photographers. From more than 250 entries, 80 pieces by […]

By January 6, 2018 Read More →
Visionary Meeting Empire Library

Visionary Meeting Empire Library

Visioning meeting set for Empire Library relocation The public is invited to attend a visioning meeting with Supervisor Kristin Olsen, the Empire Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) and county officials to give input that will help guide the planning of a new library for the Empire community. During the Empire MAC meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at […]

By January 6, 2018 Read More →
Pencils to Pixels

Pencils to Pixels

Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art by Allen Passalaqua offered at MJC Art Gallery (Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Junior College Department of Art presents Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art by Allen Passalaqua from January 9 through February 1, 2018, in the MJC Art Gallery on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.  The gallery is open 11 a.m. […]

By January 5, 2018 Read More →
The Danger Element

The Danger Element

There will be a FREE PREMIERE screening of the locally produced film “The Danger Element” on February 24, 2018, at 7:00 pm in the Modesto Junior College main auditorium. After the screening, there will be a Q&A session with some of the actors including Doug Jones who is currently starring in the TV series “Star Trek: Discovery” as well as Guillermo […]

By January 4, 2018 Read More →
StageView – A Lie of the Mind

StageView – A Lie of the Mind

StageView By: Tracy Sprague Photos by: Austin Morris Center Stage Conservatory presents its 2018 Season opener ‘A Lie of the Mind’ written by the Sam Shepard January 5-21 Center Stage Conservatory has become a local landmark for all things Sam Shepard, starting with their explosive production of ‘True West’ in 2014 and followed up the […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
AuthorView  The Record

AuthorView The Record

AuthorView By Andrew Durr Migrant Mother: The Record In early December, 2016, I received a call from Jack Souza, Artistic Director of the Prospect Theater Project, about acting, singing, and playing guitar in the second run of Ken White’s Migrant Mother. Swayed by my own need to get out and perform, as I had not […]

By January 2, 2018 Read More →
Invitational A Visual and Colorful Meditation of Colin Kaepernick at CSUS “ART SAVES LIVES MAKE AMERIKA JACK’d AGAIN”

Invitational A Visual and Colorful Meditation of Colin Kaepernick at CSUS “ART SAVES LIVES MAKE AMERIKA JACK’d AGAIN”

Cal State University Stanislaus in Turlock to display art by The Phantom Street Artist in exhibit “Make Amerika Jack’d Again” in the University Art Gallery Will run October 9th through November 10th, with a special performance on November 9th at 4pm. Press Release by The Phantom Street Artist The Phantom Street Artist has been a long-term artist, […]

By October 30, 2017 Read More →
ComedyView Hello Hello Hello

ComedyView Hello Hello Hello

By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. It’s October, and while you are thinking of Halloween, some of us are thinking about the MAMA Awards. Vote for your favorite comic at www.ModestoAreaMusic.com until October 8. The 2017 nominees are Jason Sohm, Anthony K., Serena Gamboa, Chris Teicheira, Taylor Evans, Nick Larson, Connor Martin, Saul Trujillo, AJ Demello and Felicia […]

By October 19, 2017 Read More →
ComedyView

ComedyView

Comedy View by Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello.  Welcome to my first installment of the Comedy View column.  The purpose of this column is to keep you informed of local shows and what local comics are up to in the 209 and on the road.  Also, if I’m honest, I really hope this inspires more […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →