Check out our entertainment calendar to see what’s happening in the Modesto region

Milena Smit, left, and Penelope Cruz are the

Milena Smit, left, and Penelope Cruz are the “Parallel Mothers” in Pedro Almodovar’s film.

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CARNEGIE ARTS CENTER 209-632-5761

Through April 30, “Festa: A Celebration of Portuguese Faith & Culture.” Gallery hours: 10 am-5 pm Tuesdays-Saturdays. 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. www.carnegieartsturlock.org.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA ART ASSOCIATION AND MISTLIN GALLERY 209-529-3369

Through March 26, “Young @ Art” student exhibition. March 29-April 30, “Art Quilts 2.” Gallery hours: 11:30 am-5 pm Tuesdays-Fridays, noon-4 pm Saturdays. 1015 J St. Modesto. ccaagallery.org.

DOWNTOWN MODESTO / MODESTO ART MUSEUM [email protected]

Through March 31, “The Modesto History Project,” featuring posters displayed downtown commemorating historic sites or events in Modesto. For addresses, see modestoartmuseum.org/modesto-history-project.

GREAT VALLEY MUSEUM 209-575-6196

Through April 23, sculptures by Sayaka Ganz. MJC West Campus 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto. 10 am-2 pm Wednesday-Saturday. $ 4- $ 5. www.mjc.edu/instruction/sme/gvm.

KRUSE LUCAS ART GALLERY 209-529-9111

March-May, “The Pastel Art of Janet Hardie.” 9 am-5 pm Mondays-Fridays. 525 Tully Road, Modesto.

MCHENRY MUSEUM 209-618-5387

Ongoing exhibits. Noon-4 pm Friday-Sunday. 1402 I St., Modesto.

GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS

PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON March 26

Comedy magic show. 5 pm $ 19- $ 59.

DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! March 27

Dancers from the television series bring an all-new show. 2 pm $ 69- $ 119.

MODEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA April 1-2

Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by pianist Alexander Korsantia. Dirk Meyer’s guest conducts the program that also includes Golijov’s “Sidereus” and Brahms’ First Symphony. 7:30 pm $ 39- $ 94.

THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW April 2

Parodies the classic “Golden Girls” Moments from the television show with puppets. 1 and 5 pm $ 39- $ 59.

The Gallo Center for the Arts is at 1000 I St., Modesto. Call 209-338-2100. www.galloarts.org.

SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AT CBS Through May 22

April 3, Valentine Concert and Tea featuring Liisa Davila; April 24, Grover Anderson & the Lampoliers; May 22, San Francisco Yiddish Combo. Concerts 3 pm Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. $ 10- $ 35, with season Subscriptions available at various prices. www.cbsmodesto.org.

COLUMBIA VOCAL JAZZ QUARTET AND SEXTET March 27

2 pm The Rock of Twain Harte Pub & Restaurant. 23068 Fuller Road, Twain Harte. Free. www.rockoftwainharte.com.

FIRST FRIDAYS CONCERTS April 1-Dec. 2

Full bar, food, information booths and vendors. April 1, Hired Gunn; May 6, Pure Bandido; June 3, Dr. Tequila and the Mission Mob; July 1, Alameda Allstars; Aug. 5, Keith Burrows Band; Sept. 2, Chasing Anthems; Oct. 7, Dive Bar Poets; Nov. 4, Leilani and the Destractions; Dec. 2, Famous Hits Band. 6:30 pm Copperopolis Armory, 695 Main St. $ 10- $ 15. www.creativecopperopolis.com.

Tribute to the band Boston. 8 pm West Side Theater, 1331 Main St., Newman. $ 30- $ 25. www.westsidetheatre.org.

MAPS PROGRAM March 25

Modesto Area Partners in Science presents “The Rise And Recent Fall Of The Sierra Nevada Glaciers” featuring Yosemite National Park geologist Greg Stock. The event is being via Zoom at 7:30 pm See www.mjc.edu/instruction/sme/maps.php.

SATURDAY STUDIO: AESOP’S ANIMALS March 26

Drop in Anytime between 11 am and 2 pm to create art based on the theme. Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. $ 5. www.carnegieartsturlock.org.

FAMILY SATURDAY: FOOD & FUN FROM PORTUGAL March 26

Learn traditional Portuguese dances with Grupo Folclórico Mar Bravo. Traditional Portuguese treats. 7 pm Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. Free. www.carnegieartsturlock.org.

GOONIES MOVIE March 26

Screenings 2 and 6:30 pm Denair Gaslight Community Conservatory, 3908 N. Gratton Road. $ 5.

TRANS DAY OF VISIBILITY March 31

Central California LGBTQIA + / 2S Collaborative community Celebration and health fair. Organizations, vendors, Carnival games, prizes, live drag show and music by band Ick. Speakers include Modesto Mayor Sue Zwahlen, Cody Harman and local activists. Open mic and Poetry time. 2-6 pm 10th Street Plaza, downtown Modesto. After-party at Ralston’s Goat. www.lgbtqcollaborative.org.

FILM: “BELFAST” March 25-31

Kenneth Branagh’s semi autobiographical movie.

FILM: “PARALLEL MOTHERS” March 25-31

Two women in a hospital room are going to give birth.

Comedian. 8 pm $ 25- $ 35.

RED CARPET PARTY March 27

Live telecast on the big screen of the Oscar Awards with catered dinner. 3:30 pm $ 25 for event and dinner.

AN EVENING OF BEATLES April 1

Benefit for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates of Children) with an evening of Beatles music by The Vibes and Third Party, along with other performers. 7 pm $ 10.

The State Theater is at 1307 J St., Modesto. Call 209-527-4697. www.thestate.org.

“ARISTOCRATS” Through March 27

Prospect Theater Project presents As a family gathers at their crumbling estate for a wedding the adult siblings sort out the truth about the family’s past, present and future. 7:30 pm March 18-19, March 24-26; 2 pm March 20. Prospect Theater Project, 1214 K St., Modesto. $ 10. prospecttheaterproject.org.

AESOP’S FABLES Through March 27

Light Box Theater Company for Young Audiences production. Storytellers use song, dance and drama to bring famous Fables to life. Various times. Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. $ 8- $ 12. www.carnegieartsturlock.org.

“RAMBLIN ‘ROSE” March 31-April 10

Celebrates female icons and songwriters of American country music. Hear classics of Dolly Parton, the Carter Family, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and more. Various times. Sierra Repertory Theater, 13891 Mono Way, Sonora. $ 40. www.sierrarep.org.

This story was Originally published March 23, 2022 11:03 AM.

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