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Fresno Art Museum to Reopen Next Week

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FRESNO — After seven long months of being closed to the public and their members, the Fresno Art Museum is thrilled to welcome you back to art-filled, inspiring galleries and a tranquil Sculpture Garden. They also have two brand new exhibitions to share with you! Join FAM for two weeks of members-only days through Sunday, Nov. 1, by reservation only. ...

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YGAC Presents “Wild Things” – An Evening of Poetry, Stories, Music, and Art

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What is wild in your world? Wild ideas… wild animals… wild places… wild fires? Yosemite Gateway Art Center in Oakhurst presents “Wild Things,” a performance that combines poetry, storytelling, music and art! “Wild Things” will be presented live on Facebook at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10. “Wild Things” explores creative interpretations of this provocative theme. Sponsored by Madera County ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County

10.08.20 Daily Conditions Report          Weather Report 20201008 Preservation Work Continues On Two Yosemite Bridges Through November Starting Monday, October 12, crews will commence repair work on the El Capitan Bridge in Yosemite Valley and on the East Fork of the Cascade Creek Bridge on the El Portal Road. The work will continue through the end of ...

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35th Elegant Auction to Benefit Oakhurst Community Park

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OAKHURST — The 35th Elegant Auction benefitting the Oakhurst Community Park will be held online Oct. 4-17.  Due to COVID-19 they were forced to cancel their in-person event, however, the park is still in dire need of the community’s support. The auction will be offering many fabulous items. There will be over 100 items donated by local business and longtime supporters, ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: The Oscar

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By Sal Maccarone The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences was the idea of Louis B. Mayer (1884-1957), head of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM.) Mr. Mayer felt that the organization would lend respectability and status to the movie industry, the reputation of which had been tarnished during the Roaring Twenties. So on May 4, 1927, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts ...

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2020 Native American Youth Conference

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Hil-le Hil-le, Fresno State Outreach and Special Programs is pleased to announce that the 2020 Native American Youth Conference will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm via Zoom for a virtual experience. The conference is open to 6th-12th grade Native American students from all school districts and parents are welcomed to ...

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