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Arts Council Honors Student Artists

Two interesting art exhibits — the MCAC Honors High School show, and “Yosemite On My Mind” (digital photography by Christopher Viney) — are being displayed at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center in Merced, through April 11 and April 1, respectively. The receptions for both exhibits and an awards ceremony for the high school…

‘Lizzie’ musical will continue for second week

The blistering rock musical “Lizzie” — presented by the local Phoenix Creative Collective — will be at The MAC on Main Street next weekend, Feb. 27-29. All shows start at 7 p.m. Based on the life of Lizzie Borden and the sensational murders that propelled her into the national spotlight, “Lizzie” delves into the grisly story of bloody…

Artists, residents celebrate ‘Day of the Dead’ in Merced

Merced’s Multicultural Arts Center (MAC) and UC Merced teamed up this year for the MAC’s 20th annual Day of the Dead celebration, held last Saturday, Nov. 2. Día de los Muertos is celebrated from Oct. 31 through November 2. The time is reserved for praying and celebrating, gathering and uniting communities in one big cultural…

‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ touches on the meaning of life

Performed at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center (“MAC”) over the weekend was “Tuesdays with Morrie”, a moving and thought-provoking play created by Mitch Albom and Jeffrey Hatcher based on an autobiographical story written by Albom about his reunion with his old professor at Brandeis University, Morrie Schwartz. It starred Colton Dennis,…

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