Archive for Entertainment

Selland Arena Makes Year End Top 200 Arena List

Jan 07, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Pollstar Magazine has included the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center in its Top 200 of Arena Venues in the magazine’s Year End Worldwide Ticket Sales Report. Figures released last week show the Selland Arena ranked at #151 on the International List and #84 on the National Level , note worthy rankings given [...]

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Business Street Online Presents the Year in Pictures

Dec 31, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Business Street Online would like to take a visual look back on 2012 with our 2012 Year in Pictures.  2012 was another memorable year for central California business, and Business Street Online is looking forward to bringing you coverage of more memorable news events in 2013. In celebration of New Year’s Day, [...]

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Pandora Survey Shows Holiday Music Listening Trends

Dec 18, 2012 No Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Regardless of which holidays are celebrated this season, most Americans can agree on one thing this time of year: holiday music is essential. A new survey by Pandora (NYSE: P), the leading internet radio service, yields interesting insights into how Americans prefer to listen to Christmas and holiday-themed [...]

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Film Commission Giving Away 240 Tickets to Billy Crystal Movie Screening

Dec 14, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Thanks to 20th Century Fox Films and the Fresno Film Commission (FFC), 240 lucky movie goers will laugh through a special screening of Billy Crystal’s new feature film, “Parental Guidance,” on Thursday evening, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. at Regal Manchester Stadium 16. According to Film Commissioner Ray Arthur, “FOX Film has [...]

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Downtown Fresno Ice Rink Becoming a Popular Attraction

Dec 07, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Since beginning to welcome its first skaters last month, the Downtown Fresno Ice Rink is already beginning to boost activity in the downtown area. Kate Borders, president and CEO of the Downtown Fresno Partnership, says the initial goal was to have 300 skaters a day spend time on the ice.  Just a [...]

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Netflix and The Walt Disney Studios Announce Multi-Year Premium Pay TV Window Agreement

Dec 05, 2012 No Comments

BEVERLY HILLS and BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq:NFLX) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) today announced a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive U.S. subscription television service for first-run live-action and animated feature films from The Walt Disney Studios. Beginning with its 2016 theatrically released feature [...]

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Billy Crystal Movie Screening is Dec. 20 in Fresno

Dec 03, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Aug. 27, 2011 was a busy day at Chukchansi Park as the Fresno Grizzlies hosted not only the Sacramento River Cats but also renowned actor Billy Crystal.  The actor/comedian and crew took over the stadium to shoot scenes for his Christmas Day release feature film “Parental Guidance.” Thanks to 20th Century Fox [...]

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Christmas Celebrations in California’s Gateway to Yosemite

Nov 26, 2012 No Comments

OAKHURST, Calif. – As the Christmas season approaches, Yosemite area communities are gearing up for the holiday with a myriad of events. Bass Lake is the first to get things started this year as the annual Bass Lake Tree Lighting Ceremony is set for Nov. 24. The celebration begins at sundown, as dozens of decorated floats [...]

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