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Centuries Old Songs Featured In Free Performance

OAKHURST — A presentation of soul-stirring choral works from the 15th to 20th century is free to attend, as Fresno Choral Artists sing “Magnificat! Songs of Mary,” at Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church. The concert takes place on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. and there is no charge to attend. Click on flyer to enlarge. Director Greg Lapp and Accompanist Catherine ...

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Sierra Art Trails Open Studio Tour Features Local Artists

CENTRAL SIERRA – The Sierra Art Trails open studio tour takes place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, throughout more than a dozen Yosemite area communities of Eastern Madera and Mariposa Counties. This is the largest exhibit of its kind and features a variety of media including painting, photography, jewelry, sculpture, fiber art, woodcarving, ceramics, glass and more. ...

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Mariposa Restaurant Hosts Painting Workshop

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council is excited to announce a new event, “Brush Bar @ 1850,” on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on 1850 Restaurant’s front patio. Brush Bar is a painting workshop, with step-by-step instruction and wine. Participants will take home a beautiful finished painting, ready to hang on the wall. Local painter and ...

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Shakespeare Comedy At Mariposa County Park Amphitheater

MARIPOSA — Merced Shakespearefest and Mariposa County Arts Council will present the lovely comedy, Love’s Labour’s Lost at Mariposa County Park Amphitheater on Saturday and Sunday evenings, Sept. 24 and 25. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. This 90-minute version is directed by Colton Dennis – an actor/director you may remember for playing a most excellent Hamlet a few years ...

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Last Hot Summer Nights Party At Miller’s (This Year!)

BASS LAKE — If you’re going to cry because summer is officially over, you may as well do it at the lake. Miller’s Landing Resort is hosting its last Hot Summer Nights party of the season on Friday, Sept. 23, and it’s going to be a good one. “Head to the lake for hot tri-tip, even hotter music by Rock ...

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Calling Young Artists! Yosemite Youth Art & Poetry Contest

YOSEMITE – The 6th Annual Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest starts now! Yosemite National Park is excited to celebrate the “incredible creativity of youth in its gateway communities and the power of Yosemite to inspire art.” YNP together with the Ansel Adams Gallery invite local youth to participate in the sixth annual event open to all students, grades K-12, who attend school or ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Portrait Of The Year

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s concert at Yosemite National Park’s Glacier Point continues to bring surprising international attention to the small town and its symphony orchestra. That once-in-a-lifetime Aug. 21 performance was the final concert in the MSO’s recent tour commemorating the Centennial of the National Park Service. An iconic National Park Service image by photographer Al Golub highlighting ...

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Summer Finale For (Not Just) Jazz On The Lake

BASS LAKE — (Not Just) Jazz on the Lake concerts are bringing the crowds to Bass Lake on each first and third Fridays of the Summer, and there is just one concert left this season. The first (Not Just) Jazz on the Lake event of the month took place on July 1, as a kick off to a busy holiday weekend and ...

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ME Live: Melissa Etheridge At Sounds Of Summer

COARSEGOLD — Academy Award and Grammy winning artist Melissa Etheridge will take the stage to perform songs from her album, This is M.E. along with some of her greatest hits, including “Come to My Window,” “I’m The Only One” and “I Want To Come Over.” Known for her distinctive vocals, profound lyrics and riveting stage presence, Melissa will share personal stories about her ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Documentary Released Online

MARIPOSA — Lovely Film’s documentary on the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) Our Nation’s Nature tour is now available for free viewing online. Our Nation’s Nature is an evening-length symphonic cycle of orchestral works composed by MSO Founder/Conductor Les Marsden. The project was awarded a major grant by the California Arts Council to help fund the orchestra’s seven-concert tour of the ...

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