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Artist sought for transit mural in Downtown Stockton

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District, known as RTD, is looking for mural artists to create a 10-foot-by-eight-foot mural for the north side of its Downtown Transit Center.

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Free fashion show to display student designs

What was once held indoors for an admission fee is now being held outside and free for all attendees.

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May the Fourth Be With You-Star Wars Day

May the Fourth Be With You-Star Wars Day
Since 1977, “May the Force be With You” has been part of the global lexicon. This phrase, created by Modesto native George Lucas symbolizes the magic and influence of his epic film Star Wars, the follow-up film to his breakthrough American Graffiti. Just say "May the 4th Be With You" out loud and you will hear the pun that so many Star Wars fans worldwide have used to proclaim their love of the saga.

Modesto music in the plaza

Modesto music in the plaza

This year Music in the Plaza kicks off in conjunction with May the Fourth-Star Wars Day which will take over the 10th Street Plaza.

Shakespeare comes to the Miracle Mile

Romy Evans plays Robin “Puck” Goodfellow in Showbiz Theatre Company’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Local museums celebrate photography month Sacramento with special events, activities & more

Local museums celebrate photography month Sacramento with special events, activities & more

The thriving local museum community is proud to celebrate the first-ever Photography Month Sacramento happening in April 2018 with a variety of special exhibits, events, activities and more. Photography Month Sacramento is being led by Viewpoint Photographic Art Center – a non-profit organization located in Midtown Sacramento – in collaboration with many partners including the City of Sacramento.

While additional events and activities continue to be added, below is a sampling of a variety of exciting ways Sacramento Area Museums (SAM) members are planning to spotlight the special month-long effort: 

Exhibits

Pacific’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform in Carnegie Hall

 

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared on the UOP website. It is being shared by permission.

University of the Pacific’s 55-member Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform in Carnegie Hall in early 2019 during a featured concert at the New York Wind Band Festival in New York City.

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