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Entertainment calendar: A look at what’s happening in the Modesto region

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Kendra Jo Brook is part of the cast of “Ramblin’ Rose” at Sierra Rep.

Submitted by Sierra Repertory Theatre

CARNEGIE ARTS CENTER ▪  209-632-5761

Through April 30, “Festa: A Celebration of Portuguese Faith & Culture.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. www.carnegieartsturlock.org.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA ART ASSOCIATION AND MISTLIN GALLERY ▪  209-529-3369

Through April 30, “Art Quilts 2.” Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. 1015 J St. Modesto. ccaagallery.org.

GREAT VALLEY MUSEUM ▪  209-575-6196

Through April 23, sculptures by Sayaka Ganz. MJC West Campus 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. $4-$5. www.mjc.edu/instruction/sme/gvm.

KRUSE LUCAS ART GALLERY ▪  209-529-9111

March-May, “The pastel art of Janet Hardie.” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 525 Tully Road, Modesto.

MCHENRY MUSEUM ▪  209-618-5387

April-May, “Whimsical Art.” Also, ongoing exhibits. Noon-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 1402 I St., Modesto.

MODESTO GRAFFITI MUSEUM ▪  [email protected]

April 2, model of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” car to be used in Modesto Christian Performing Arts production. Cake, balloons, souvenirs. Museum hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Event is free. 610 N. 9th St., Modesto.

ANJELAH JOHNSON-REYES ▪  April 3

Comedian. 7:30 p.m. Turlock Community Theatre, 1574 E. Canal Drive. $95-$175. www.turlocktheatre.org.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY PORTUGUESE FESTIVAL ▪  April 9-10

Portuguese Fraternal Society of America fundraiser for the Carlos Vieira Foundation’s Race for Autism. Traditional Portuguese dancing, live entertainment, carnival rides, craft vendors, food and more. Portuguese Bloodless Bullfight on Sunday. Festival hours 9 a.m.-midnight. Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway, Turlock. Free; bullfight $15. SJVportuguesefestival.com.

MODESTO POLLINATOR FESTIVAL ▪  April 9

Attendees learn how to identify native and non-native bees and how to build a pollinator garden. Activities for children, exhibits, food trucks, face painting, lemonade, crafts and more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. La Loma Native Garden, 1805 Encina Ave., Modesto. Free.

GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ▪  April 1-2

Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by pianist Alexander Korsantia. Dirk Meyer guest conducts the program that also includes Golijov’s “Sidereus” and Brahms’ First Symphony. 7:30 p.m. $39-$94.

THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW ▪  April 2

Parodies classic “Golden Girls” moments from the television show with puppets. 1 and 5 p.m. $39-$59.

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL ▪  April 5-6

Tells the true story of King’s rise to stardom. 7 p.m. $49-$109.

MICHAEL BOLTON ▪  April 7

Singer. 7:30 p.m. $69-$119.

Classic rock. 7:30 p.m. $79-$119.

“CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG” ▪  April 8-10

Presented by Modesto Christian Performing Arts. 7 p.m., 2 p.m. April 9. $22-$26.

The Gallo Center for the Arts is at 1000 I St., Modesto. Call 209-338-2100. www.galloarts.org.

SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AT CBS ▪  Through May 22

April 3, Valentine Concert and Tea featuring Liisa Davila; April 24, Grover Anderson & the Lampoliers; May 22, San Francisco Yiddish Combo. Concerts 3 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. $10-$35, with season subscriptions available at various prices. www.cbsmodesto.org.

FIRST FRIDAYS CONCERTS ▪  April 1-Dec. 2

Full bar, food, information booths and vendors. April 1, Hired Gunn; May 6, Pure Bandido; June 3, Dr Tequila and the Mission Mob; July 1, Alameda Allstars; Aug. 5, Keith Burrows Band; Sept. 2, Chasing Anthems; Oct. 7, Dive Bar Poets; Nov. 4, Leilani and the Destractions; Dec. 2, Famous Hits Band. 6:30 p.m. Copperopolis Armory, 695 Main St. $10-$15. www.creativecopperopolis.com.

Tribute to the band Boston. 8 p.m. West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. $30-$25. www.westsidetheatre.org.

COLUMBIA BIG BAND ▪  April 3

Featuring 20-piece ensemble with guests. 2 p.m. The Rock of Twain Harte Pub & Restaurant. 23068 Fuller Road, Twain Harte. Free. www.rockoftwainharte.com.

NATIVE VOICES ▪  April 9

Featuring a lecture and performances from leading artists in the Indigenous Hip Hop movement. Parental advisory for explicit language. Noon-4 p.m. Columbia College Carkeet Park, 11600 Columbia College Drive, Sonora.

AN EVENING OF BEATLES ▪  April 1

Benefit for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates of Children) with an evening of Beatles music by The Vibes and Third Party, along with other performers. 7 p.m. $10.

FLEETWOOD MASK ▪  April 9

Fleetwood Mac tribute band. 8 p.m. $35.

HERE WE GLOW: FAREWELL COMEDY SHOW ▪  April 10

Featuring Modesto native Glory Magaña with Gadiel Del Orbe and host Aurora Singh. 7 p.m. $30-$50.

The State Theatre is at 1307 J St., Modesto. Call 209-527-4697. www.thestate.org.

“SHADOW OF A DOUBT” ▪  April 9

Prospect Theater Project Radio Cavalcade presentation of 1943 American psychological thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. 7:30 p.m. Prospect Theater Project, 1214 K St., Modesto. $10. prospecttheaterproject.org.

“RAMBLIN’ ROSE” ▪  March 31-April 10

Celebrates female icons and songwriters of American country music. Hear classics of Dolly Parton, the Carter Family, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and more. Various times. Sierra Repertory Theatre, 13891 Mono Way, Sonora. $40. www.sierrarep.org.