In Brief: Events across the Modesto region

February 13, 2014 

It may be February, but the Boys of Summer bring the timeless sound of the Eagles to the West Side Theatre this weekend. The five-man tribute group from Southern California brings the Eagles West Coast sound back to life at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Newman venues. The show kicks off the group’s 2014 touring schedule, which takes it through several western states. Tickets are $19 general, $22 reserved. Call (209) 862-4490 or visit www.westsidetheatre.org.

Stage 3 Theatre Company

Sonora’s Stage 3 Theatre Company debuts the comedy “Park Your Car in Harvard Yard” on Feb. 21. The play follows a cranky retired teacher who hires a housekeeper to help look after him in his later years. She turns out to be a former student. The production will run through March 23. Tickets are $22 general, $15 students. For more, call (209) 536-1778 or visit www.stage3.org.

Valentine’s Day options

Looking for some last-minute Valentine’s Day options? Fret not, Modesto has plenty of offerings to spice up your special night. See Brew Ha Ha, a Valentine’s comedy show, at The Brewhouse at Hero’s starting at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for couples ($5 singles). Feel like dancing? Enjoy two rooms of music at the Clarion Hotel’s Red & Black Ball starting at 9 p.m. Tickets start at $10. Or eat and dance the night away at the SOS Club’s Valentine’s Dinner Dance featuring Shelly Streeter at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40.

Off-Balance dance troupe

The Modesto Junior College Off-Balance Dance Company brings its repertory production “It’s All About What Inspires You …” to the stage starting Wednesday. The show debuts with student preview night Wednesday, continues with shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Feb. 22 and concludes with a 2 p.m. show Feb. 23 at the MJC Performing and Media Arts Center Auditorium. The ensemble of young and mature will showcase modern and contemporary dance performances. The concert will be choreographed by MJC students Rebbecca Meyers, Blair Shearer-Pope and Heidi Farris, as well as by guest choreographer Phillip Flickinger of Diavolo Dance Company and a professor of dance at California State University, Sacramento, and by MJC dance faculty Lori Bryhni and Kim T. Davis. Tickets are $5 for preview night Wednesday and $10 general and $8 for students and seniors for all other performances. Call (209) 575-6866.

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