Cindy Williams, who played Shirley in the 1970s TV sitcom "Laverne and Shirley," stars as Mother Superior in a touring production of "Nunset Boulevard." In this installment of the popular "Nunsense" musical comedy series, the Little Sisters of Hoboken have been invited to sing at the Hollywood Bowl.
WHEN: 8 p.m. today
WHERE: Rogers Theater, Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto
CALL: (209) 338-2100
Formed in the early 1960s, the Temptations were one of the most successful acts at Motown Records. The five-member vocal group's hits include "My Girl," "Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)," and "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone." The current lineup features original member Otis Williams, plus Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks, Joe Herndon and Bruce Williamson.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. todayWHERE: Turlock Community Theatre, 1574 E. Canal DriveTICKETS: $37-$59CALL: (209) 668-1169
Y&T, a heavy-metal band founded in Oakland in the mid-1970s, has been selling out Modesto's Fat Cat Music House & Lounge for years. The group is known for its hits "Summertime Girls," "Mean Streak," "Rescue Me" and "Forever." Opening acts are DAM, Hit and Run and Eroszion.
WHEN: 7 p.m. ThursdayWHERE: Fat Cat Music House & Lounge, 930 11th St., ModestoTICKETS: $20CALL: (209) 524-1400 or (209) 496-2868ONLINE: www.fatcatmodesto.com
Center Stage Conservatory's Lower Level Studio presents Christopher Durang's comedy "Baby with the Bathwater." Two new parents decide not to rush to conclusions on gender and are too polite to look, so they decide their infant is a girl and name it Daisy. The play takes a look at society's willful blindness to almost any disturbing truth.
WHEN: 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; through Feb. 10
WHERE: Center Stage Conservatory's Lower Level Studio, 948 11th St., Modesto
TICKETS: $10 general, $5 students with ID Feb. 8 only
CALL: (209) 846-0179
Modesto Area Partners in Science are presenting a talk by California State University, Stanislaus, biology professor Jim Youngblom on "Charles Darwin's Epic Journey and Scientific Expertise." The presentation is held in conjunction with Darwin Day, an international celebration of science and humanity in honor of Darwin's 1809 birthday. Darwin was the first person to describe biological evolution vs. natural selection with scientific rigor.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. todayWHERE: Modesto Junior College Forum 110, 435 College Ave.ADMISSION: FreeCALL: (209) 575-6173
Iconic comedian Bill Cosby, 75, is beloved for his comedy routines, albums, best-selling books and starring role in the 1980s family sitcom "The Cosby Show." He also created the cartoon "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids," which was loosely based on his experiences growing up in Philadelphia. His latest book, "I Didn't Ask to Be Born But I'm Glad I Was" talks about the Bible, being a grandparent and his first love.
WHEN: 8 p.m. SaturdayWHERE: Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E. Main St., Stockton
TICKETS: $39.50-$69.50CALL: (209) 337-4673ONLINE: www.stocktonlive.com