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City Council Meeting
When: Sep 10 at 6:00 PM, Sep 24 at 6:00 PM, Oct 8, at 6:00 PM, Oct 22 at 6:00 PM
Location: City Hall
City of Turlock Planning Commission Meeting
When: Sep 5, at 6:00 PM, Oct 3, at 6:00 PM
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Family Friday: The Incredibles
What better way to get excited for our upcoming exhibition My Hero! Contemporary Art & Superhero Action than by watching Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles? It will be SUPER fun!

Spend a fun-filled Friday night with the family, and then come back to the Carnegie the next day to enjoy the first day of our new exhibition!

This event is free as part of the Carnegie’s Family Friday series of monthly programs designed to provide fun, educational, and creative activities for families. Sponsored in part by Off Center Thrift and Gift.

What: Family Friday: The Incredibles
Date: Friday, September 13, 2019
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Downtown Turlock

Contact: Maggie Gonzales
Email: mgonzales@carnegieartsturlock.org
Phone: (209) 632-5761 ext. 103

More Info: carnegieartsturlock.org

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When: Sep 13 at 7:00 PM
Location: Carnegie Arts Center
My Hero! Art Exhibit Opening
HOURS AND ADMISSION: The Carnegie Arts Center is located at 250 N. Broadway in Downtown Turlock. The exhibition opens to the public on September 14, 2019 and will be on view through January 12, 2020. Admission to the exhibition is $7 general, $5 for seniors and students, and free for Carnegie members and children.

Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm; Fridays 10 am – 8 pm; Sundays noon – 4 pm

PROGRAMS: Programming for the exhibition will include field trips for students in grades 4 and up, focusing on the role of superheroes in our culture and how artists represent action through the use of color and line.
Also scheduled are a panel discussion on September 22nd at 2 p.m. Four of the artists in the show will discuss what makes superheroes awe-inspiring and captivating in our culture.
A screening of the Disney/Pixar classic The Incredibles will take place on September 13th at 7 p.m.
A variety of related art and creative writing classes will be offered over the course of the exhibition period. (For a complete schedule and event details, visit the Carnegie’s website, www.carnegieartsturlock.org.)
Also scheduled for the fall is a superhero-themed fundraising event. The Carnegie’s Superhero Soiree takes place on Saturday October 19th, from 7-10 p.m. The event will raise funds for the Express Yourself! Justin Ferrari Youth Arts Fund; this special fund, dedicated to the memory of Justin Ferrari, provides support for a variety of youth-oriented activities and events at the Carnegie, including scholarships for art students, subsidies for youth arts events that utilize the Arts Center, and school buses for field trips. Tickets for the Superhero Soiree are $50 for CAC members, $60 for non-members and will go on sale in August.


My Hero! re-envisions the significance of the magic cape, lasso, or superhuman powers and the expectations that come with them. Organized by the Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, the exhibition has been seen all across the country and has made a strong impact at every museum on the tour. Bedford Curator Carrie Lederer says: “For decades, artists have tapped the world of the superhero, eager to explore the alluring concept of what it means to have an avatar. We’re captivated by miraculous, superhuman strength, startling bravery, the enthralling adventures, and even their weaknesses.” In their work, contemporary artists have challenged the traditional notions of what a superhero is or what they stand for. The exhibition explores a variety of interpretations in images ranging from comic to tragic, posing questions for the viewer about pop culture, patriotism, heroism, and the human experience.

Bay Area artist Mel Ramos anchors the My Hero! exhibition. A Pop-Art pioneer, Ramos has been using iconic superhero images in his work for over 50 years. One of his earlier works, an oil painting of Superman (1962), is currently on display at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. My Hero! includes a limited-edition woodcut based on that oil painting.
My Hero! also features art by nationally renowned artist Mark Newport (Keego Harbor, Michigan), who, for years, has been using superhero imagery to explore issues of identity and the definition of a “hero.” Newport says about his work: “Turning the superhero inside out is a way for me to present an understanding of masculinity. Superheroes suggest strength, but knitting them or covering them with embroidery provides a softness that is contradictory to their image.”

Dulce Pinzon’s (Brooklyn, NY) photographs depict immigrant individuals as society’s “real superheroes.” In them, Catwoman works as a nanny, and Superman delivers pizzas on his trusty bike. Other artists present the superhero as a pop culture god, an aging has-been, a film noir anti-hero, and a symbol of commercialism.


My Hero!’s international roster of artists includes a series of humorous, sardonic superhero paintings by Laurina Paperina (Rovereto, Italy) and a sultry rendering of Supergirl laying across Mount Taranaki by Graham Kirk (New Plymouth, New Zealand) – an image that is both dramatic and comic.




Contact: Lisa McDermott
Email: lisa@carnegieartsturlock.org
Phone: (209) 632-5761, x101

More Info: carnegieartsturlock.org

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When: Sep 14 at 10:00 AM
Location: Carnegie Arts Center
Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission Meeting
When: Sep 11 at 6:00 PM, Oct 9, at 6:00 PM
Location: City Hall
Turlock Concert Series- Monica Dasilva & Chad Alger
Join the Turlock Concert Association in celebrating their 80th season!

Monica DaSilva & Chad Alger, Brazilian-American Duo
Saturday, September 21, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Turlock Community Theater

Adam Swanson- Ragtime Pianist
Friday, January 24, 2020
7:00 p.m.
Turlock Covenant Church

Adam Degraff- Rock Violinist
Saturday, February 15, 2020
7:00 p.m.
Turlock Community Theater

Orquesta Dharma - Latin Jazz
Thursday, March 19, 2020
7:00 p.m.
Turlock Community Theater

Commanders - USAF Jazz & Patriotic
Saturday, May 23, 2020
7:00 p.m.
Turlock Community Theater


Season Subscription
Early Bird pricing through 5/31/19
Adult- $60 Student- $35
One-Parent Family $70 Two-Parent Family $130
After May: $65/$40/$75/$140
For more information please call Darlene (209 480-4020 or Ken (209)606-6682 or visit turlockconcert.org



Contact: Darlene
Phone: (209)480-4020

More Info: turlockconcert.org


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When: Sep 21 at 7:00 PM
Location: Turlock Community Theatre
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