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Open call to artists to submit work inspired by Asian culture

The Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock is seeking artwork inspired by Asian culture for a juried show to be held in October.

Artists working in all media are asked to submit their work to be on display in the Lobby Galleries at the Carnegie Arts Center for the length of the show.

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Celtic and Renaissance Festival

Celtic and Renaissance Festival

And now for something completely different.  Travel back in time and experience Modesto’s Celtic and Renaissance Festival happening in Graceada Park July 8th. It will be a day filled with family fun the likes Modesto is rarely treated to.

Music in the Plaza

Music in the Plaza

Enjoy live downtown musical entertainment every Friday evening from July 7th through September 22nd! We invite you to join us for an outdoor concert in the 10th Street Plaza. Enjoy a broad range of musical entertainment. Music starts at 7. Come early for a good seat on the patio at Ralston's Goat or Fuzio Universal Bistro! 

Joining in on July 7th, August 8th and September 1st is the 1st Friday Street Faire 5-9pm in conjunction with the Modesto Downtown Partnership. Artists, crafters, vendors of all sorts will line the street. 

Wizard World Sacramento

Wizard World Sacramento

Kate Beckinsale, Val Kilmer Added To Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento Celebrity Roster, June 17-18

 

Stockton, Merced students to have art on display at governor’s office

Students from Fathers and Families of San Joaquin in Stockton, We’Ced in Merced and Brown Issues in Sacramento will have their artwork displayed at the State Capitol.

Youth from the three organizations will gather outside the governor’s office on June 6 to present their pieces, which are interpretations of the theme “We Are All Californians.” Each piece is part of a puzzle. When joined, the artwork will create the bear from the California state flag.

The art program is designed to bring awareness to affordable healthcare for residents of the state.

Pieces will be presented at 1 p.m., and will remain on display for the following week

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May the Force Be With You (Star Wars day Modesto)

May the Force Be With You (Star Wars day Modesto)

May the 4th Be With You!
This is a special day here in Modesto USA!
This year is the 40th Anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars. May 25, 1977, was the day that changed modern film forever. From the opening theme and the rolling script, the world had a new lexicon of interstellar characters, starships and even speed measurements.

Music in the plaza downtown Modesto

Music in the plaza downtown Modesto

Enjoy live downtown musical entertainment every Friday evening from April 28th through September! We invite you to join us for an outdoor concert in the 10th street plaza.

Bring the family to downtown Modesto and enjoy a broad range of musical entertainment. Music starts at 7. Come early for a good seat! First Friday of each month will coincide with DoMo Marketplace and will be themed accordingly. Adding vendors and artisans along with the music.