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Coverage of entertainment in in the Stockton, California area.

Cantu segment on Investigation Discovery channel

The Investigation Discovery channel will air a segment of its FBI: Criminal Pursuit series focusing on the Sandra Cantu case called “Stolen Innocence.” The channel’s website offers this synopsis: “Eight-year-old Sandra Cantu is playing outside her mobile home in Tracy, California, when she vanishes into thin air. FBI and local authorities race to find her […]

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“Glee! Live” sets Arco Arena date

“Glee Live! In Concert!,” starring 13 members of the television show’s cast, will return to North American concert stages this spring. A performance is set for 7:30 p.m. May 22 at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento. Tickets go on sale to general public at noon Saturday. Tickets are $92.50 and $52.50, plus applicable charges. Tickets […]

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University of the Pacific’s Janet Leigh Theatre

Michael Gray will speak on “Bob Dylan and the Poetry of the Blues” at UOP on Wednesday, Feb. 23. He will not be appearing Thursday, Feb. 17. Gray has published four volumes of artistic analysis of Dylan’s lyrics and songs since 1972. Information: (209) 946-2867.

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Prince sets Oakland tour dates

Prince has announced upcoming tour dates that include two shows in Oakland. The Welcome 2 America tour will be at the Oracle Arena on Feb. 21 and 23. Show time for both events is 8 p.m. Tickets for the Oakland shows go on sale this Friday at noon PST at and Tickets are […]

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Los Tigres del Norte coming to Stockton

Los Tigres del Norte, one of the country’s most successful Norteño bands, are scheduled to perform Sunday at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. The five-man group, based in San Jose, will be introducing its latest album, “El Rugido.” The 4 p.m. show includes performances by Los Caminantes, originally from Guanajuato, Mexico; Houston’s Fito Olivares, born […]

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Downtown sound

Head downtown to check out great local talent this weekend. On Friday night, the annual Apollo Night talent show hits the Hope at 6 p.m. Then on Saturday, go back for more when Sugar Water Purple, Abbey James, Braata and Fat City Jokers get together at the Empire Theatre at 6:30 p.m. And Sunday, the […]

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Another haunting activity for Halloween weekend

This past week I ran the 5th Annual Mountain House Community Services District 5K run. It rained, ever so slightly, but the event turned out pretty well and I finished in good time. While my husband and I were waiting for the awards ceremony to begin, we noticed several young people passing out fliers for […]

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Haywired at O’Ryleighs

I’m not a big midweek partier, but I’m definitely OK with a listening session of Americana music (folk, bluegrass) after a long day at work. Haywired, a Stockton band, will play O’Ryleigh’s Tavern in Stockton at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Unwind to something other than the television.

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Groupon comes to Stockton

Groupon, which sells online discount coupons for area businesses, has come to Stockton. The company sells gift certificates based on a “tipping point.” So, a business can sell a $40 certificate for $20, but the deal is only valid if X number of people buy it. So if you buy a Groupon but there aren’t […]

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Coming to Stockton: John Legend, Vicente Fernandez, Thunder hockey and more

Venue manager IFG-Stockton has added more events to the fall calendar for the Stockton Arena and Bob Hope Theatre. Here’s who’s coming to town, according to IFG’s latest Stockton Insider email blast:

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