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Annual Fresno State Campus Festival Celebrates 47 years With Activities Via Digital Platforms

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FRESNO — The three-day Vintage Days festival has shifted again this year to host performances and activities online for the community from April 16 through 18. The student committee behind the festival announced on Feb. 19 that in-person festivities would be canceled for the second year in alignment with public health advisories. Vintage Days, an annual campus festival in its ...

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Mariposa County Arts Council

The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to announce the return of the F/STOP photography program for Mariposa residents 55 years of age and older. MARIPOSA – This program consists of a series of free photography workshops focused on the artistic elements of photography and is designed to promote creativity and self-expression, and increase comfort with digital technology. This year, two ...

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Annual Run With The Heroes Goes Virtual

Fifth Annual Run with the Heroes Goes Virtual Benefiting George’s Pass Autism Program MADERA – Valley Children’s annual Run with the Heroes event goes virtual this year, allowing families who have been impacted by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to connect safely, bring light to Autism Awareness Month and support George’s Pass. Register through runwiththeheroes.com. Families can complete their virtual Run with ...

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Peach Blossom Festival Goes Virtual

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FRESNO — A time-honored tradition in the Central Valley for over 60 years is rolling with the pandemic punches and going virtual this year. Fresno State knows the importance of exposure to higher education and public speaking at an early age. For 62 years, Fresno State has done its part in cultivating this exposure for Central Valley’s elementary-aged children. Organizers ...

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Mariposa Arts Council

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Arts Council is looking for new members to join and support their work reopening public programming, implementing Creative Placemaking projects, and expanding arts education initiatives. The Arts Council is anxious to bring back in-person public programming and cultural events to Mariposa and is closely following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of California ...

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Yosemite Renaissance 36 Exhibit

While the Yosemite Museum is presently closed, the 36th annual Yosemite Renaissance exhibit will open in Oakhurst today, Friday, March 19 at Yosemite Gateway Art Center.    OAKHURST, CA – The Yosemite Renaissance exhibition is an annual exhibit that offers an opportunity for artists inspired by nature and the California Sierra Nevada region to display and promote their art. For over ...

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Visions of Self makes its online debut in celebration of Women’s History Month.

OAKHURST, CA. – March is Women’s History Month, and in celebration, Yosemite Sierra Artists presents an exciting, new, all-female show. Visions of Self will portray both the internal and external landscapes of women’s lives. Some of the images will be literal self-portraits; some will be imaginative representations of emotion, environment, and aspects of women’s daily lives. The show is the ...

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Announcing Mariposa County’s Poetry Out Loud Champion

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council has awarded Sydney Jacobs, a senior at Mariposa County High School, the title of Mariposa County Champion of Poetry Out Loud, a national recitation contest that encourages youth voice and agency through the memorization and performance of great historical and contemporary poetry. This contest took place virtually and required participants to select and ...

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Yosemite Sierra Artists Launch Ground-Breaking Art Show

OAKHURST – Yosemite Sierra Artists (formerly Yosemite Western Artists) will be launching an exciting new all-women show. The first of its kind in the Mountain Area, Vision of Self will portray both the internal and external landscapes of women’s lives. Some of the images will be literal self-portraits; some will be imaginative representations of emotion, environment, and aspects of women’s ...

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