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Local musical to celebrate life of Natalie Cole

Mark your calendars because you don’t want to miss an original musical, “Truly Unforgettable, the Untold Story of Natalie Cole,” right here in Merced. Michelle Allison, a local performer, has created the musical on the life of Natalie Cole, and it will be performed Aug. 16 through Aug. 18 at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center. On Aug.…

Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday, July 12!

The Stanislaus County Fair in Turlock will open Friday, July 12, and run for 10 fun-filled days through July 21. Fair hours are Monday to Friday, 5 p.m. to midnight; and Saturdays and Sundays, noon to midnight. Top entertainment includes, free concerts (with fair admission), starting daily at 8:30 PM. Coors Light Variety Stage …

A New ‘Identity’ Comes To Merced

The Multicultural Arts Center in downtown Merced has opened its doors for a new, ground-breaking exhibit entitled Identity. Organized by local artist and activist Eli Sachse, the Identity exhibit brings together a primarily transgender and non-binary identified group of artists from throughout the Northern California region, including local…