Broadway show coming to Visalia

Local fans of musical theater in for a rare treat. A Night with Janis Joplin–the full Tony Award-nominated Broadway production–launches a 14-city tour of California with an opening night at the Fox Theater Visalia next month. “It’s mind-blowing,” said David Shaw, president of Turnaround Productions, which is presenting the tour. The single-night production is at […]

Susan Mathews to receive Marjorie Brandon Award

Susan Mathews, well known in the local theater world for her acting, directing and philanthropy, will be presented with the Marjorie Brandon Award Friday, Sept. 29 at the Marriott Hotel, hosted by the Brandon-Mitchell Gallery. Marjorie Brandon, who turns 106 this month, is one of the namesakes of the gallery. She is a long-time artist […]

Mark your calendar for ‘Barnyard Bash’ carnival at Sequoia Union Elementary

The Sequoia Union Elementary School Parent Guild invites the community to attend its annual fall carnival, set for 5:30-9pm Saturday, Oct. 6. This year’s “Barnyard Bash”-themed event will deliver traditional family fun, including bingo, a delicious deep-pit beef dinner, mechanical bull, blow-up obstacle course, cake walk, carnival games a photo booth and more. A vast […]

Main Street Theater for sale

Visalia City Hall wants the Main Street Theater returned to private ownership, and a pair of bidders are vying for possession of the one-time movie house at Main and Garden streets. The sale could mean a local theater group will find itself homeless. The Show Must Go On In an effort to preserve the character […]