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Arsenic And Old Lace At The Amphitheater

Submitted by Anna Friedland —  MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council presents Joseph Kesselring’s comedy, Arsenic and Old Lace. The show takes place at the Mariposa County Park Amphitheater on October 7, 8, 14, 15 at 7 p.m., and October 16 at 2 p.m. Arsenic and Old Lace is one of the most loved and successful plays, say producers, and was ...

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Master Guitarist Keith Knight At Coolwater Ranch

AHWAHNEE — Fall heralds the return of live music at the Coolwater Ranch, with Keith Knight scheduled to perform on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. Keith is a Native American solo 12- and 6-string acoustic guitarist, vocalist, and mandolinist, who has been performing across the United States since 1993. His high-energy guitar wizardry takes modern and and traditional acoustic ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Begins 15th Season

MARIPOSA — In early August 1804, a revolution occurred. No bullets were fired, no one was injured – but the world was forever changed. The revolutionary was no political figure but a musician; the revolt occurred not on a battlefield but in a Viennese palace’s drawing room. Beethoven’s third symphony in Eb, the “Eroica” was privately performed for the first ...

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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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