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Student Arts And History Showcase Explores Violence

Submitted by Evan Higgins — OAKHURST — By the time someone in America has turned 18 they will have witnessed 16,000 television murders and 200,000 acts of television violence. Violence can be emotional, verbal or physical and its victims can spend a lifetime coping with the wounds. It comes in the form of wars, it can be institutional, it can ...

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Oakhurst Community Concert Band Spring Concert

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Community Concert Band presents their Spring Concert on Sunday, Apr. 8 at Mountain Christian Center. The program starts at 3 p.m. and features a special guest appearance by the Yosemite High School Wind Ensemble. As always, the concert is free. Click on image to enlarge. The music for this performance ranges from familiar to inspirational, with something ...

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MSO Is Calling All Young Master Superhero Composers

MARIPOSA – With the clock ticking and time rapidly running out, young composers from Mariposa County can still save the day, but only if they act fast. The deadline for the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra and Mariposa County Arts Council’s 2018 Young Master Composers Celebration is nearly here, with all entries due by 4 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 30. The Young ...

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Sugar Pine At YGR For St. Patrick’s Day

OAKHURST — The  Yosemite Gateway Restaurant (YGR) welcomes the well-loved local band Sugar Pine to the stage on Saturday, Mar. 17 for a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day appearance. The event is free, starting at noon and lasting until 3:30 p.m.. Sugar Pine will play while guests of age enjoy green beer, and everyone is welcome to purchase a plate of ...

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JCF Hospital Presents Cottonwood Creek

MARIPOSA — The John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation presents a fun-and-music-packed party on Saturday, Mar. 17 — also known as St. Patrick’s Day — at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds from 6 – 11 p.m. Headlining the event is the band Cottonwood Creek. The $25 ticket includes the price of the show, a dinner of corned beef and cabbage or vegetarian ...

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Local Mariposa Artists Featured At Public Reception

Submitted by Cara Goger – MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to the opening reception recognizing the work of local painter, John Tomsick, and ceramic artist Phyllis Becker, on Thursday, Mar. 8, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Treetop Gallery located in historic downtown Mariposa. Light refreshments will be served. Both Becker and Tomsick have ...

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Vision Academy Of The Arts Showcase Of Talent

OAKHURST — Over the last 24 years, local nonprofit Vision Academy of the Arts has awarded more than $160,000 to a total of 130 graduating Eastern Madera County high school seniors in the area, as part of the nonprofit’s dedication to enrichment in education through the arts. Now, Vision Academy of the Arts invites to the community to come out ...

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MSO’s Young Master Composers Challenge Features Superheroes

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra and Mariposa County Arts Council’s 2018 Young Master Composers Celebration has now begun. The Young Master Composers Celebration is an annual challenge to all Mariposa County residents aged 8 – 18. Entrants are invited to compose their own classical music following specific guidelines created by MSO Founder/Conductor Les Marsden. In the current 2018 event, ...

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Across The Bridge: KRYZ Radio And Sierra News Online

MOUNTAIN AREA — Want to listen to your news for a minute, instead of reading it? For the past year, Sierra News Online has been working in collaboration with KRYZ Community Radio in Mariposa, to provide a regular broadcast of local news and information important to the communities of the Central Sierra. The show is called Across the Bridge, and ...

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Beppe Gambetta Returns To Coolwater Ranch

AHWAHNEE — Acoustic guitar master Beppe Gambetta returns to Coolwater Ranch for a concert on Saturday, Feb. 3, as the local venue continues its tradition of hosting top-flight musicians in an inviting and exciting atmosphere. Presented by Robin Ralston of Coolwater and The Redwoods, the show starts at 7 p.m. “In a world dominated by trends and logic of the ...

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