Merced Arts Wrap-Up

Merced Sun StarJuly 13, 2013 

Group performing Saturday at Coffee Bandits cafe

Boscoe's Brood will perform a showcase of acoustic music at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Coffee Bandits, 309 W. Main St. in downtown Merced. For more information, call (209) 383-1200.



DJ duo set to spin hip-hop and more at The Partisan

DJ duo "Exiled" and "Fowler" will be on hand to spin hip-hop, house and trance beats starting at 9:30 p.m. today at The Partisan in downtown Merced, located at 432 W. Main St. Ages 21 and up, free entry. For more information, visit The Partisan's Facebook page.



Art Hop bringing artists' work to downtown next week

The next Art Hop is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 20. The Art Hop is held four times a year, in January, April, July and October in downtown Merced on the third Saturday of the month. The family-friendly art event showcases the work of 50 to 300 artists. For more information about, call Kevin Hammon at (209) 658-2587 or visit



UC Merced exhibit highlights Sierra Nevada project work

A reception for a new exhibit "SNAMP: Learning to Implement Adaptive Management in the Sierra Nevada," is scheduled to take place 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at UC Merced's Kolligian Library. Information will be presented about the work of the six Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project teams: Water, Fisher, Spotted Owl, Fire & Forest Ecosystem Health, Spatial, and Public Participation. SNAMP Public Participation team member Kim Ingram and SNAMP Water Team co-principal investigator Martha Conklin will speak, according to the event listing on UC Merced's website. The exhibit will run to Sept. 2. For more information, visit



'Peanuts'-inspired play opens this month at Merced College

The Merced College Theatre Society is scheduled to perform Bert V. Royal's "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" at 7:30 p.m. July 17-18 and July 24-25 at the Merced College Theatre, 3600 M St. in downtown Merced. According to the group's Facebook page, the play imagines characters from the popular comic strip 'Peanuts' as teenagers. Drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion, sexual relations and identity are among the issues covered in this comedic drama. Tickets are $5 at the door. Mature audiences only.



Merced Theatre set to screen classic film 'The Goonies'

The Merced Theatre will present the popular '80s film "The Goonies" at 7 p.m. July 26. Tickets are $5. The Merced Theatre is at 301 W. Main St. For more information, call (209) 381-0500 or visit



Brazilian jazz artist Ascher set to perform downtown

Brazilian jazz sensation Patty Ascher is scheduled to perform at the Merced Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3. The event is being presented by the Castle Air Museum and tickets are $25. For tickets and information, call (209) 381-0500 or visit

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