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The Seeds make a stop in Fresno. Where were the hipsters?

In the late ‘60s, The Seeds were likened to The Rolling Stones by Muddy Waters and had the attention of Iggy Pop. Now, self-proclaimed as one of the most “iconic American rock bands,” The Seeds performed at The Tower Theatre ...

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‘60s rock ‘n’ roll band, The Seeds, plant themselves in Fresno’s music history

“We heard good things about Fresno,” said Daryl Hooper, founding member and keyboardist for The Seeds. The Seeds, who are said to have influenced Iggy Pop and the Beach Boys, are making a stop at the Tower Theatre for a ...

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Rallying through peace, Fresno State protesters stand against hate

As Charlottesville, Virginia recovers from racial violence, Fresno’s Tower District bloomed Saturday morning with unity at a rally against white supremacy. “I wish all the rallies were as well-organized and coordinated as this one,” said Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer. ...

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Fresno State alumna and new artists debut at ArtHop

Crowds gathered inside the M Street Art Complex on Feb. 2 to meet the new members of Gallery 25: Iris Duarte, Judith Goulart, and Jeanette Goulart. The complex in downtown Fresno was open to the public during February’s first Thursday ...

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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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Local writers share their articles, poetry and more at LitHop

The talent of dozens of Fresno State faculty, alumni and students were on display April 23 at the inaugural LitHop, a daylong literary festival held in Tower District. The festival was headlined by U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, a ...

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World AIDS Day recognized in Fresno

“The Time to Act is Now” was the theme for 2015 World AIDS Day, which featured the AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels at The Painted Table in the Tower District. The purpose of World AIDS Day was to bring people together ...

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Transgender Day of Remembrance observed across Fresno

Friday was the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to pay tribute to transgender men and women who have lost their lives and advocate to end violence and discrimination against the community. The Cross Culture and Gender Center set up ...

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Too many students, not enough coffee

Coffee – the essence of life. It is your best friend in the morning; it always helps you start your day. After sunset, if you still aren’t close to finishing what you’re working on, coffee will be by your side ...

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Follow the hipsters: they know where the good beer is

Are you a beer enthusiast but are unclear about how to find cool places to go and enjoy a nice, cold craft beer? All you have to do is slowly creep up behind a hipster who already has his ear ...

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Tower District Cheers in Oktober

October is here and with it, Oktoberfest has come to the Tower District. Locals by the hundreds gathered to the festival for a common cause – beer, wine, food and a good time. Fresno’s Oktoberfest is an annual festival in which ...

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Zombies ready to invade Tower District

Would you like a martini with a side of brains and guts?

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Gay and Lesbian Film Festival back for 22nd year

This week, Fresno’s Tower District will host festivities for the 22nd-annual Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. The festival, which lasts for five consecutive days, is filled with fun, film, and events.

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‘Suicide Lounge’ rocks Rogue Festival

The sound of laughter, singing and a joyful melody filled the air as a quirky band called the Suicide Lounge captivated audiences. This musical trio, which played at the Rogue Festival, participates regularly in this event that happens once a year.

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Revitalizing downtown Fresno

In late September, the city of Fresno allowed the community to voice their vision on a variety of issues pertaining to the Fulton Corridor Specific Plan and the Downtown Neighborhoods Community Plan.

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‘On the Verge’ of something big

Art majors bring art and community together by printing own magazine, raising art awareness

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Teasing tastebuds at Teazer World Tea Market

Great atmosphere is what brings people into Teazer World Tea Market.

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Downtown down

Nightlife, bright lights, crowds of people—these elements may describe some cities thriving downtown.

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