PerformingView – Exciting New Seasons


PerformingView
By Kaye Osborn

Did you know that many of our local performing arts present a full season with a wide variety of shows. Have you ever considered being a season subscriber? It’s a great way to secure your coveted tickets plus save money. Many theater groups offer season tickets. You can chose the dates you would like or call the box office to reserve your seats. It is a wonderful way to support the arts. There are also special discounts and offerings that are available to members, like advance ticket sales. Let’s take a peek at what is being offered locally in September!

Gallo Center for the Arts
Mercury: A Celebration of the Music & Life of Queen’s Freddie Mercury
Fri., Sept. 6: 8 PM

Modesto Symphony Orchestra: Picnic at the Pops
Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to the Beatles
Sat., Sept. 7
Gallo Winery grounds: Grounds open at 4 PM
Concert begins at 7 30 PM

Cirque Mei
Fri., Sept. 20: 8 PM

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live
Fri. Sept. 20-Sat., Sept. 21
8 PM, 4 PM and 8 PM

Hollywood Revisited
Sat., Sept. 28: 2 PM

Prospect Theater Project
Don’t miss the season preview at the Prospect on September 8th with a FREE open house appreciation party. You can go by anytime between 2:00pm – 5:00pm and check out their new bar.
1214 K Street
Modesto, CA 95354

First show of the year is Satchmo at the Waldorf
Sept. 20-Oct. 6
You can get a season membership for $120

West Side Theater in Newman
Joni Morris: A musical tribute to Patsy Cline
Sat., Sept. 7: 8 PM

McHenry Museum Second Saturday Talk: The Airport District
Dr. Talitha Agan, an adjunct History Professor at Modesto Junior College, will speak on “The History of Modesto’s Airport Distrrict”. Her educational research interests include equity issues concerning education in the Central Valley. As a Modesto native, she enjoys practicing local history and her historical research often concentrates on the environmental and social aspects of western settlement, especially in the Central Valley. The public is invited to this free talk, September 14, starting at 2:00 at the Museum. The McHenry Museum is located at 1402 I Street, Modesto. For more information, call 577-5366.

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About the Author:

Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.