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by Corey Ralston



Here Ye Mateys of Fresno. ‘Tis be the time where you can gather your treasure and head out to the thriving Pirate community of New Providence in the year of our Lord 1718. For two days Roeding Park will be transformed into a dastardly pirate’s school for all landlubbers.

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A group of Fresno State Alumni are getting together to tell the story of civil rights activist Harvey Milk through music, pictures and words in the unique theater piece, Dear Harvey, written by Patricia Loughrey, who wrote the piece as a commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of Milk’s death.

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by Corey Ralston



To celebrate their 50th Anniversary season The Kings Players have decided to take a trip back to where it all began and produce the very first show that was ever performed by the players in 1963, Everybody Loves Opal, by John Patrick.

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Urinetown On Stage At COS

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Imagine a frightening world where a severe drought made using the bathroom a privilege. Where you had to pay to pee and going in the street was punishable by jail time. This is the world of Urinetown.

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Visalia is alive with the Sound of Music for one weekend only. The quintessential Rogers and Hammerstein musical is coming to life again through the League of Christian Actors starting Thursday June 21.

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If you have ever swallowed your pride and belted out a song at a local bar, chances are you were performing with Joe Da Rosa aka “Big Poppa” and his crew at New Image Entertainment. New Image hosts karaoke at numerous Valley locations and has made many bars the place to be. I interviewed Joe about his entertainment company and learned why New Image is not your run of the mill karaoke business. For over ten years they have become the company of choice for local singing enthusiasts. Due in large part to their enormous selection of songs, from show tunes to rap, and each of the karaoke jockey’s willingness to cut loose and have fun with their patrons.

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