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PerformingView – Exciting New Seasons

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:

Kaye Osborn retired from Lakewood School in 2009. She taught Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing children for 34 years. Kaye continues directing the Lakewood Youth Theater and teaching the Lakewood Sign Club. She teaches American Sign Language at Modesto Junior College as well as a two-week Young Writers Camp held every summer at CSUS. Kaye is the Parliamentarian of the McHenry Museum docents. She loves giving school tours at the museum. Kaye is also involved in Delta Gamma Kappa, Epislon Nu. She is passionate about exercise and life. Her dream when she retired was to work out more everyday. You can find her morning, noon and night taking classes, teaching Zumba or playing disc golf. Her husband Jerry (of 39 years), also a retired educator, enjoys cooking gourmet meals, riding his bike or playing disc golf. On a weekly basis, Kaye and Jerry enjoy volunteering in their daughter’s kindergarten class in North Highlands. Being grandparents to a bubbly, adorable little boy named Glen, who was seven in March and to a sweet, lovable almost 4-year-old Charlotte, is the BEST! Kaye adores her family: Amanda, her husband Nate, Glen and Charlotte live in Fair Oaks and Megan, an 8th grade math teacher, her husband Art, and their dogs live in Modesto. Kaye is a recipient of numerous teaching awards including 2015 Outstanding Woman of the Year, Stanislaus Arts Council Excellence in Arts Education, Stanislaus County Teacher of the Year, Rotary Club Elementary Teacher of the Year and the Girl Scouts World of the Arts Excellence Award.