Local film to play Modesto; The Latin Kings of Comedy in Turlock

Comedian Paul Rodriguez will perform with the Latin Kings of Comedy in Turlock.

Comedian Paul Rodriguez will perform with the Latin Kings of Comedy in Turlock.

Tri-City Herald

The red carpet will be rolled out this weekend at the State Theater in Modesto for the film “Two Million” by local director Andrew Chandra. Additionally, the Latin Kings of Comedy will perform at the Turlock Community Theater. These are just two of the entertainment options in the Modesto area July 23-29.

“Two million”

The State Theater will host a red carpet premiere of local director Andrew Chandra’s “Two Million.” The cast, crew, and director are expected to attend the Saturday night event. The film is the story of the son of a wealthy family, who is kidnapped. When a partnership deal goes wrong with a rival, an unexpected debt must be paid.

WHEN: 6 p.m. red carpet, 7 p.m. movie, July 23.

WHERE: State Theater, 1307 J Street, Modesto


ON LINE: thestate.org

Latin kings of comedy

The Turlock Community Theater is set to host the Latin Kings of Comedy. Appearing on the band’s 20th anniversary tour, Paul Rodriguez, Joey Medina, Johnny Sanchez, Gilbert Esquivel and Dennis Gaxiola.

WHEN: 8 p.m. on July 29

WHERE: Turlock Community Theater, 1574 E. Canal Drive

TICKETS: $30 to $50

ON LINE: www.turlocktheatre.org

Farmer’s Market

The Twain Harte Summer Outdoor Market promises over 60 vendors featuring artisans, vintage jewelry, health and wellness products, specialty foods and more. Live music will be present throughout the day. Beer and other beverages will be available.

WHEN: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 23-24

WHERE: Downtown Twain Harte


ON LINE: www.brotherspromotions.com


YES Company is continuing its production of the hit Broadway musical “Annie” at the Gallo Center for the Arts. The Youth Entertainment Stage Company show features a cast of 63 Modesto-area middle and high school students. The Tony-winning Broadway production features popular songs such as “Tomorrow.”

WHEN: 7 p.m. July 22, 2 p.m. July 23-24

WHERE: Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto

TICKETS: $14-$45

ON LINE: galloarts.org


The Sierra Repertory Theater presents ‘Sh-Boom! Life could be a dream” in Sonora. This is the story of Denny and the Dreamers, a fledgling doo-wop band as they prepare to enter the Big Whopper Radio contest and make it the big time. Hits from the 1960 show include “Fools Fall in Love”, “Tears on my Pillow”, “Runaround Sue”, “Earth Angel”, “Stay”, “Unchained Melody”, “Lonely Teardrops” and “The Glory of Love”. ”

WHEN: Various times, July 28-August. 28

WHEN: East Sonora Theater, 13891 Mono Way

TICKETS: $20-$24

ON LINE: sierrarep.org

Comedian Paul Rodriguez will perform with the Latin Kings of Comedy in Turlock. Noelle Haro-Gomez Tri-City Herald

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Alexia Cuevas, front, is Annie and Zuhey Perez, front left, is Miss Hannigan in the YES Company’s production of “Annie” at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto, Calif. on Friday, July 8, 2022 Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com

Gladys T. Hensley