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Project To Save The Met Needs You

OAKHURST – The Met Cinema now has new owners and a new and innovative business plan. Residents have been anxiously awaiting news, since it was announced that something was in the works to save the local theater. Now the community is being asked to step up and be the driving force to make the plan succeed.

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Mission To Save The Met Cinema

OAKHURST – When the Met Cinema closed its doors on Nov. 1, the community began asking “what can we do to help.” Now three young men, Matt Sconce, Keith Walker and James Nelson, are teaming up to do something to save the local theater. “We have a plan, but we’re not going public with it as yet,” Nelson told us ...

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Local Musicians Perform In Clovis

Three mountain area musicians are taking their show on the road, and joining three Fresno area musicians to present a concert of chamber music, from Mozart to the modern era. The concert is Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno. The group will be performing works by well-known composers, as well as new music by two mountain ...

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A Sad Goodbye From The Owners At The Met

OAKHURST – People in the community are wondering what they can do to save the Met Cinema, but in reality, it would all be too little to late. As with so many things these days, it’s all about the bottom line. Some are offering to have car washes and yard sales, but that “wouldn’t even touch what it would take. ...

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'Monster Soup' Plays One More Weekend

NORTH FORK — You still have a chance to catch Squirrel Cage Theatre’s “Monster Soup” this weekend, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 & 3, at the North Fork Town Hall. Tim Kelly’s ghoulish hit is full of surprises. It’s the story of a family of ghouls being harassed by Lawyer Fleasom, the meanest man in Graveyard Corners. It’s a hilarious ...

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Coolwater Concerts Are A Labor Of Love

AHWAHNEE — When Robin Ralston moved to the mountains from the big city, there was only one thing she missed – an abundance of really great live music. “Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of fantastic musicians here,” says Ralston. “But I wanted to give our community the chance to enjoy some really top-notch players from around the ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Season Premier

MARIPOSA — If you didn’t know that Mariposa has a symphony orchestra, consider this your invitation to enjoy one of the best-kept secrets in the mountains. Mariposa is the actually the smallest town in the United States with its own symphony orchestra, and they have a fantastic show planned for their first performance of the season on Saturday, Oct. 20, ...

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Squirrel Cage Theatre Presents A 'Monster' Of A Show

Written by Robyn Flory “Monster Soup” Spends Halloween Week in North Fork Rehearsals are under way for this year’s Fall Follies, which will take place Oct. 26-27 and Nov. 2-3, at the North Fork Town Hall. The evening will be full of surprises, and will end up with the play “Monster Soup.” This is a comedy written by Tim Kelly ...

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Gretchen Lee – From Garden To Gallery

For the past decade or so, Gretchen Lee’s gourds have taken her from garden to gallery. They begin as seeds scooped from last year’s projects and end as works of art. “It’s an organic process. That’s part of what I enjoy about using gourds I grow myself,” she says. Lee grows many varieties that inspire her carved, painted creations, from ...

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Artist Spotlight: Norma Rogers

Ahwahnee artist Norma Rogers knows it’s never too late to learn something new. After all, she enrolled in California State University, Fresno’s graduate art program at age 68, and earned a master’s degree at 73. Rogers says her artistic sensibilities were first awakened during her 1930s childhood in Michigan. The Great Depression had left her family with few resources for ...

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