Acoustic Rock Society
The Acoustic Rock Society presents its January music showcase at Center Stage Conservatory's Lower Level Studio. Performers include The Airlings, Adam Bishop, Stop Motion Poetry and the ARS House Band, the Dust Bowl Children. The show is open to all ages.
WHEN: 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Center Stage Conservatory's Lower Level Studio, 948 11th St., Suite 1, Modesto
CALL: (209) 846-1079
Before seeing the live touring production of the Broadway musical "Dreamgirls" at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Jan. 11-13, check out the 2006 Oscar-winning movie at the State Theatre. The creators denied that the show has anything to do with the rise of Diana Ross and the all-female singing group the Supremes in the 1960s, but many have noticed similarities in the story. The movie stars Jamie Foxx, Beyonce, Eddie Murphy and "American Idol" contestant Jennifer Hudson, who won an Oscar for best supporting actress.
WHEN: 1 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Tuesday
WHERE: State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto
CALL: (209) 527-4697
Theater 417 presents an evening of Latin hip-hop, smooth modern Latin soul and American hip-hop. Performers are Nueva Romancia, 3rd Eye Team and Following Forest Fires.
WHEN: 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. Saturday
WHERE: Theater 417, 417 7th St., Modesto (between D and E streets)
CALL: (209) 416-0259
Stay home on Tuesday night and watch the fourth season premiere of the FX network crime drama "Justified," starring Modesto native and Emmy-nominated actor Timothy Olyphant. This year on the critically acclaimed show, Olyphant's lead character, U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, works to solve a 30-year-old cold case that harkens back to his nefarious father and his own boyhood in Kentucky. "Justified" is based on the works of novelist Elmore Leonard, most notably, the author's short story "Fire in the Hole."
WHEN: 10 p.m. Tuesday (on Comcast)
WHERE: FX Network
Quote Your Pulse Records is presenting local bands every Friday through Feb. 22 at Turlock's Grizzly Rock Café as part of its winter showcase series. Tonight, check out Indian Runner (Modesto/Turlock), Micol Cazzell (Manteca) and Dandelion Massacre (Modesto).
WHEN: 8:30 p.m. today
WHERE: Grizzly Rock Café, 4905 North Golden State Blvd., Turlock
CALL: (209) 250-0086