Bulldog Stadium hosts Sierra Cup Classic band competition

A Bulldog Marching band flute player is in focus with other band brass players blurred in the background as they perform in a stadium.

The best high school marching bands will once again descend on Fresno State as California’s premier competitive high school marching band experience returns live and in-person. The “Sierra Cup Classic” competition runs from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at Bulldog Stadium.

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Feminist thriller ‘Man of God’ features first all Asian American cast

A priest stands in front of four young women in fighting poses.

Fresno State’s University Theatre will presents its first in-person production of the 2021-22 Mainstage season with “Man of God,” written by Anna Ouyang Moench and directed by Thomas-Whit Ellis. It is the first University Theatre production written by an Asian American playwright for an entirely Asian American cast.

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Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concert Series celebrates 50 years

Garrick Ohlsson. Photo by Dario Acosta.

“The unique experience of watching a master perform live music is transformational: One feels the vibrations, feels the emotion and hears the vital energy of life, flowing from the heart through the fingertips,” Fresno State President Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval said. “For 50 years, the Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concert Series has brought us this gift that elevates and revitalizes the soul. Fresno State is honored to host this community and international treasure.”

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CCA to hold a reception for acclaimed Stonewall art exhibit

“Run Little White Girl” by David Antonio Cruz

The Center for Creativity and the Arts will hold a reception for “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall” at 5 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Phebe Conley Art Gallery courtyard. Those unable to attend in person may join virtually on Zoom. 

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