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‘Classical surf punk collective’ Swarmius to play at event organized by professor

Fresno New Music is hosting an event for Swarmius, a band that is rich in sound and variety. The group Swarmius describes itself as a “San Diego classical surf punk collective,” and as, “a sonic fusion of classical meets modern-hip-hop, ...

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Central California Auto Show features ‘hottest’ cars of 2015

The Central California Auto Show rolled through Fresno this past weekend at the Fresno Convention Center showcasing what show manager Trevor Trumbor called “the hottest vehicles of 2015.” The three day event which started on Friday boasted over 200 of ...

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Annual holiday event raises funds for the four-legged

The Valley Animal Center hosted its 7th Annual Holiday Bake, Craft and Book Faire Saturday. The event invited community members to sell their goods, take holiday pictures with their pets and have the opportunity to look at pets for adoption. ...

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Downtown Fresno ice rink now open

Winter is approaching and with it the arrival of Downtown Fresno’s ice rink. Locals attended the annual opening of the ice rink last Thursday as many flocked to see and experience the rink. “It’s a great time for families and ...

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‘Mr. Marmalade’ visits Experimental Theatre Company

Fresno State’s Experimental Theatre Company’s adaptation of “Mr. Marmalade” debuts this weekend at the Lab School Theatre for a nostalgic trip down the quirky, twisted world of childhood. “Mr. Marmalade” tells the story of 4-year-old Lucy and her tumultuous journey ...

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‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ Review

Each year like clockwork, Activision releases a new entry in its juggernaut brand. As the years roll by, the video game publisher finds itself under increased pressure to differentiate each new entry from its predecessors without compromising the spirit and ...

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The Brew Review: Born Yesterday

RATING: 5 out of 5 What people look for most in IPAs and pale ales is fresh hoppiness. The aroma of fresh hops is unmistakable and makes the beer feel very inviting. There are many beers that fit this type. ...

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New Fulton Mall burger shop aims to astound

Take 3 recently opened its doors in Downtown Fresno’s Fulton Mall, seeking to sell great-tasting food and revitalize the surrounding community. The restaurant specializes in burgers, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, fries and shakes for a competitive price. Brian Washington and ...

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‘Jersey Boys’ grab Fresno spotlight

From rags to riches and back to rags again, the off-Broadway production of “Jersey Boys” hit the stage at the William Saroyan Theatre showcasing the legacy of four singers from New Jersey that captivated listeners for decades. “Jersey Boys” follows ...

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Downtown Fresno celebrates ‘Dia de los Muertos’

For 27 years, Arte Américas has celebrated the rich cultural tradition of Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, and once again Sunday brought to life a somber, yet festive evening that celebrated the ancient, indigenous tradition. ...

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Local Halloween festivities to die for

With many options to spend your Halloween with friends or family, here are some ways you can do so around town: ‘A Very Offal Supper’ Start your night off with a grisly-themed dinner hosted by Peeve’s Public House from 5:30 ...

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‘Jazz-o-Ween’ to play a variety of jazz

Antonio Henriques & Megan Ginise Halloween is right around the corner, and in celebration of the occasion, Fresno State’s music department is holding its annual “Jazz-o-Ween” concert on Thursday. Dr. Alan Durst, Director of Jazz Ensembles and Orchestra; will be ...

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‘Addams Family’ musical brings spooky fun to Downtown

They are mysterious and try their hardest to be normal. They are “The Addams Family” at Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater in Downtown Fresno. Good Company Players puts on the production of the musical comedy based on the classic spooky family. ...

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‘Zombies’ Take Over Tower

Zombies took over Tower District Saturday night, with thousands of locals participating in the fifth annual Zombie Pub Crawl. People from all over the Central Valley dressed up as either zombies or zombie hunters and hopped from bar to bar ...

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Local costume contest barks up competition

Tower District hosted the 8th annual Whitie’s Pets Pooch Parade on Saturday, uniting dog-lovers across the city. The event also hosted a canine carnival and costume contest with prize categories such as “best dog costume” and “cutest dog.” One of ...

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‘The Maids’ play set to debut on Halloween

Fresno State’s newest theater play will debut on Halloween for what director Ruth Griffin calls a “gripping” production of symbolist poet Jean Genet’s “The Maids.” The play is a highly melodramatic and stylized piece, Griffin said. “If I can think ...

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Pieology Pizzeria opens at Fig Garden Village

With its recent opening in the Fig Garden Village Shopping Center, the franchise now has 11 locations in Northern and Central California, in cities such as Gilroy, Fairfield, Santa Rosa, Sacramento, among others. Guests can create their own personalized pizza ...

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The Brew Review: “Hops” to popularity

Stone Brewing and Rogue are known for their IPAs, and even some of the beers that they offer that aren’t IPAs taste like IPAs. These breweries are immensely popular, and their popularity is still growing. The beers can be found ...

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