Gabino Palomares performs for Fresno residents and Fresno State students

Gabino Palomares has shared the stage with many singer songwriters who have made it their goal to represent the voice of underrepresented people. His first album, also named after one of his popular songs, “La Maldición de Malinche,” was performed ...

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Top five things to do at the fair

You just bought your ticket to the Big Fresno Fair and are overwhelmed by the sea of people, booths and exhibits as you walk through the gates. There are plenty of things to do and see at the fair, but ...

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Fresno Foodie: The Big Fresno Fair Edition

When a person thinks of a fair, a good percentage of people will think of the food, and for good reason. The food at a fair can be an experience all in its own. The Big Fresno Fair is no ...

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Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera launches new exhibit in downtown Fresno

Most people know that Juan Felipe Herrera is the U.S. Poet Laureate, but what they might not know is that he is also an anthropologist and photographer. He demonstrates this in the Elotes con Sangre (Corn Stalks and Blood) exhibition ...

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First year Fresno State MFA students share rough drafts

The stage was set with a chair and a microphone on Friday night at Mia Cuppa Caffe as first year Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program creative writing students like Erica Hughes waited patiently for their names to be ...

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Students learn how to make wine

Fresno State’s Department of Viticulture and Enology held the semester’s last Student Wine Grape Crush and Processing Day at the campus winery  on Sept. 29. Matthew Brain, the university’s winemaker, said of the processing day, “This is the last fruit ...

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Students walk proudly in the Cross-Cultural Celebration Parade

A line of national flags stood tall and proud by their carriers as they waited for the Cross-Cultural Celebration Parade to begin Monday. Participants, organized by Student Involvement, dressed in different cultural attire carried flags from the Joyal Administration Building ...

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International Peace Day at Fresno State

International Day of Peace is a day dedicated to world peace, specifically the absence of war and violence. The dedication was enacted by the United Nations and first celebrated on Sept. 21, 1982. Since the first celebration, many have taken ...

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One-on-One with Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood

JW: Born in Tulsa. Tulsa is coming to play Fresno State football tomorrow. Any thoughts or feelings on that game? GB: Oh no, really? No man, we love the Hurricane ball at home. Those guys are good guys. Good organization. ...

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Blame it all on his roots

Fans who attended the opening show of the Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood at the Save Mart Center on Friday night were not disappointed. Brooks said it was the best opening show he had ever been a part ...

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Open mic night unites Fresno artists

On Monday Inside the small ballroom at the back of Mia Cuppa Caffe’ located in the Tower District, local talent enlisted in the Open Mic Nite for the opportunity to perform in a lineup with other artists. Community members were ...

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Highlights from New York Fashion Week

The fashion industry took New York by storm for Fashion Week last week as designers, seasoned and new, showcased chosen pieces for autumn/winter 2016 and spring/summer 2017. Designers like Tommy Hilfiger and the collaborators of the VFiles experimented with stage ...

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“Sorting Out Race” exhibit in Henry Madden Library

A white man on the dance floor is presumed to be a bad dancer; a Mexican woman pushing a blond child in a stroller is presumed to be the nanny and a Jewish man paying a restaurant bill might not tip well ...

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A hopeful Renaissance at Fresno State

The Fresno State Department of Art and Design presented “Faculty Works” at M Street Graduate Art Studios on Sept. 1. “Faculty Works” is an art exhibit in which faculty and staff of Fresno State display their pieces to the public. ...

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Jonathan Lopez: an artist to look out for

Local artist Jonathan Lopez, displayed his one-of-a-kind painting alongside other “Simpson’s” themed work Thursday evening for September’s ArtHop. Arthouse held its third annual “Simpson’s” themed night called “Eat my shorts 3,” allowing each artist to have a personal spin on ...

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Gwen Stefani shook up the Save Mart Center Saturday night

Gwen Stefani blew away the audience at the Save Mart Center Saturday night on her “This Is What The Truth Feels Like” tour. When she came on the stage, followed by four dancers and the full band, the crowd went ...

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One-woman project Your Friend visits Strummer’s with Kurt Vile

Up and coming musical project Your Friend starring Taryn Blake opened for Vile at The Tower District’s Strummer’s Aug. 10. The woman behind the project, Kansas native musician Blake, played the venue as a stop on Vile’s summer tour. The ...

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Music festival takes over downtown Fresno

This Saturday, thousands came out to Fresno’s Chukchansi Park to enjoy Grizzly Fest’s second annual music festival featuring local artists as well as popular headliners like the reggae band, Slightly Stoopid. The festival kicked off at 3 p.m. with non-stop ...

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