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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Local School Event Closures

BREAKING NEWS: MERCED CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Merced City School District is responding to new reports from the Merced County Department of Public Health, concerning the global coronavirus pandemic. There is now one confirmed case in nearby Stanislaus County, identified as a community transmission. No MCSD students or staff have tested…

Weaver Performing Arts to present Disney Frozen Jr.

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven are making their way to the Merced Theatre on Feb. 28 and Feb. 29 where Weaver Performing Arts will be performing the musical version of the original movie, Frozen, including poplular songs, such as “Do You Want to Build a Snowman” and “Let It Go.” Join local student actors and their families as…

Very best of local dance on show this weekend

Every year, the Merced Dance Teachers Cooperative and the Merced College Theatre teams up to present Dance Kaleidoscope — a collection of dance performances that represent some of the best creative work being performed by local troupes. This year’s event is on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Merced College Theatre, with two showtimes: 2…

Meet A Little Genius In ‘Matilda The Musical’

Playhouse Merced’s production of “Matilda, the Musical” is based on a well-loved novel by British author Roald Dahl, published in 1988. “Matilda,” adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, will run from Feb. 14 through March 8 at the theater located at 452 W. Main Street in Merced. Rachel Rodrigues, Playhouse Merced’s…

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