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Colored by Spring

Colored by Spring

“Colored by Spring”  – A Writing by Dave Storm As I take up a moment and look to the sky I ask myself nothing, for no reason why. I shade in the shadows of spring with a smile. Enveloped in silence. I stay for a while. I stay for the day I go for the night I […]

By April 2, 2018 Read More →
MJC New Student Days

MJC New Student Days

MJC hosts New Student Days to enroll high school seniors and other first time students (Modesto, CA) – Modesto Junior College will host its annual “New Student Day” events to enroll high school seniors and other first time students on Saturday, April 14 and Thursday, June 14, 2018, on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. Students […]

By March 24, 2018 Read More →
Black Panther’s Message to the World

Black Panther’s Message to the World

Black Panther’s Message to the World By Shelby Benz I had so much fun seeing Black Panther with my mother in on February 23. The amount of research and thought put into every element of the production is truly amazing and clearly evident. The movie is a perfect example of Marvel’s increasingly practiced talent of […]

By March 13, 2018 Read More →
Metalica by Four Cellos

Metalica by Four Cellos

On May 10, 1996, Finnish rockers Apocalyptica released their epic debut “Plays Metallica by Four Cellos.”  The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come, and now this ground-breaking foursome is making an epic debut at the Gallo Center!  To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the album, the group re-released it […]

By February 6, 2018 Read More →
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 →