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Wednesday 07/29/2015
Lots of entertainment options are available during upcoming weeks
Posted: July 29, 2015

San Bernardino County residents will have a chance to enjoy some exciting entertainment options as we head into August and September.

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Monday 07/27/2015
Big crowd enjoys Fontana Arts Festival; see photos and videos
Updated: July 30, 2015 - 12:39 am

A crowd estimated at 5,000 people enjoyed the annual Fontana Arts Festival at Fontana Park on July 25.

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Pete Escovedo will perform free concert on July 30 at Miller Park in Fontana
Posted: July 27, 2015

Fontana's Summer Sunset Concert Series will continue on Thursday, July 30 with a performance by Pete Escovedo, a renowned Latin jazz musician.

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Sunday 07/19/2015
Fontana Arts Festival will be held July 25
Updated: July 27, 2015 - 5:45 pm

The 2015 Fontana Arts Festival will be held Saturday, July 25 at Fontana Park, 15556 Summit Avenue.

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Beach Boys tribute band will perform free concert on July 23 in Fontana
Posted: July 19, 2015

Surf’s Up, a Beach Boys tribute band, will be performing in Fontana’s next summer concert at Miller Park on Thursday, July 23.

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Thursday 07/16/2015
Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey will bring ‘Circus Xtreme’ to Ontario
Posted: July 16, 2015

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey will return to Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario with an all-new show called "Circus Xtreme” during the weekend of July 17-21.

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Family Bike Night and Dance will be presented by American Legion
Posted: July 16, 2015

The American Legion Riders Chapter 262 and the Fontana American Legion Post 262 will be hosting a Family Bike Night and Dance on Saturday, July 18.

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Monday 07/13/2015
Next summer concert will be a Journey tribute band on July 16 in Fontana
Updated: July 13, 2015 - 12:49 pm

Fontana's Summer Sunset Concert Series will continue on Thursday, July 16 with a performance by Journey LTD, a Journey tribute band.

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Lots of fun is in store as Center Stage Theater in Fontana opens its 2015-2016 season
Posted: July 13, 2015

Center Stage Theater has been providing top-notch entertainment in Fontana ever since it opened in 2008, and the trend is getting set to continue as the new 2015-2016 season gets under way this month.

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Thursday 07/09/2015
Hollywood report: Johnny Depp stays busy
Posted: July 09, 2015

HOLLYWOOD -- Johnny Depp's wedding to longtime girlfriend Amber Heard in February was pushed from the headlines when he smuggled his dogs into Australia.

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Tuesday 07/07/2015
Fontana Car Show is planned Friday, July 10
Updated: July 07, 2015 - 4:33 pm

The next Fontana Car Show is planned on Friday, July 10 in the downtown area.

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Sunday 07/05/2015
Fontana's free concert series will continue on July 9 with performance by Suave
Updated: July 09, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Fontana's Summer Sunset Concert Series will continue on Thursday, July 9 with a performance by Suave, a Latin Old School group.

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Tuesday 06/30/2015
Free concert series offered on Wednesdays at Cal State San Bernardino
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 3:31 pm

Free concerts are being offered on Wednesdays during July at Cal State San Bernardino.

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Monday 06/29/2015
Slipknot's festival will return to San Manuel Amphitheater in October; tickets are on sale now
Posted: June 29, 2015

Knotfest will return to the San Manuel Amphitheater and Campgrounds in Devore this fall with an unprecedented lineup of metal and heavy music bands, spread out over three nights.

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Friday 06/26/2015
Ringling Bros. Circus will be one of the big entertainment highlights in local area in July
Updated: July 02, 2015 - 4:47 pm

As we all know, July is the month for Independence Day, and fireworks celebrations -- including a huge one at the Fontana High School Stadium -- will be lighting up the sky on Saturday, July 4.  But in addition to fireworks, there are lots of other exciting and entertaining activities planned in San Bernardino County during the upcoming month.

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Thursday 06/25/2015
Hollywood report: Scarlett Johansson helps send 'Avengers' soaring and will be in three more big films
Updated: June 25, 2015 - 6:22 pm

HOLLYWOOD -- "Furious 7" is about to get run over by "The Avengers: The Age of Ultron" in the list of 10 top box-office champs of all time. Currently, "Furious 7" is fourth with $1.5 billion and "The Avengers: The Age of Ultron" is fifth with $1.35 billion but coming on strong.

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Wednesday 06/24/2015
Wine festival will be held at IndyCar race in Fontana
Posted: June 24, 2015

A new feature will make its debut at Auto Club Speedway for the IndyCar race on June 27: a wine festival in the Pit Road Terrace Suites.

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Tuesday 06/23/2015
Taste of Chaos Festival will take over San Manuel Amphitheater on Oct. 3
Posted: June 23, 2015

After a five-year hiatus, the Taste of Chaos festival will make its return this fall as it takes over the San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore on Saturday, Oct. 3.

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It's Not Dead Festival will feature many punk bands at San Manuel Amphitheater
Posted: June 23, 2015

Proving that the spirit of punk rock is alive and well, co-founders Kevin Lyman, John Reese and Live Nation's Rich Best have announced details for It's Not Dead Festival, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10 at San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore.

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Fontana summer concert will feature Beatles and Rolling Stones tribute bands June 25
Posted: June 23, 2015

Fontana's Summer Sunset Concert Series will continue on Thursday, June 25 with performances by tribute bands representing the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.

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Thursday 06/18/2015
Hollywood report: Chris Pratt becomes a superstar in ‘Jurassic World’
Posted: June 18, 2015

HOLLYWOOD -- Chris Pratt, the actor who is taking on the dinosaurs in the monstrously successful movie "Jurassic World," is poised for superstardom.

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Wednesday 06/17/2015
Fontana's Summer Sunset Concert Series will continue on Thursday, June 18
Posted: June 17, 2015

Fontana's Summer Sunset Concert Series will continue on Thursday, June 18 with a performance by Blue Breeze Band, which plays Motown and R&B music.

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Friday 06/12/2015
Summer Reading Program blasts off at Lewis Library with ‘Galactic Forces’ theme
Updated: June 13, 2015 - 2:56 pm

The Summer Reading Program is blasting off at the Lewis Library and Technology Center in Fontana.

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Thursday 06/11/2015
Fontana Car Show will be held Friday, June 12
Updated: June 11, 2015 - 12:35 pm

The monthly Fontana Car Show will be held this Friday, June 12 from 5 to 9 p.m. behind Fontana City Hall, 8353 Sierra Avenue.

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Hollywood report: Robert Pattinson’s fans are not thrilled with his engagement to FKA twigs
Posted: June 11, 2015

HOLLYWOOD -- Robert Pattinson fans were not thrilled with news of his engagement to 27-year-old British pop singer FKA twigs.

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Performance review: Fontana group wins Folklorico competition at festival
Posted: June 11, 2015

Ballet Folklorico Tierra de Mi Padre dominated this year’s Folklorico competition on June 7 during the Fontana Days Festival at Veterans Park, taking home three distinguished trophies, including the overall prize.

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Concert review: Fans enjoy rare appearance by Caifanes at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino
Posted: June 11, 2015

In 1987, four young and talented musicians formed a rock and roll band in Mexico City, a band that shifted the dynamics of the genre with deep, somber lyrics. Two years later, that band made headlines when it sold out two consecutive shows at the famous Auditorio Nacional.

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Wednesday 06/10/2015
Tickets are on sale for Fontana's big July 4 fireworks show
Updated: June 12, 2015 - 2:31 pm

Tickets are now on sale for Fontana's popular Fourth of July celebration.

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Tuesday 06/09/2015
Free summer concerts will be offered in Fontana starting June 11
Updated: June 10, 2015 - 12:01 pm

Fontana's 2015 Summer Sunset Concert Series will begin Thursday, June 11 at Miller Park, 17004 Arrow Boulevard.

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Friday 06/05/2015
Just For Fun column: Fontana authors provide inspiration and information
Posted: June 05, 2015

Many talented people live in Fontana, contributing highly to our city (and our nation) in various ways.

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Thursday 06/04/2015
‘Furious 7’ actor makes an appearance at fundraiser in Fontana
Updated: June 06, 2015 - 7:37 pm

On the big screen, Noel Gugliemi is usually seen portraying stereotypical gangsters -- characters that are often associated with illicit activities.

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Hollywood report: Dwayne Johnson’s movies are making lots of money
Posted: June 04, 2015

"The Rock," aka Dwayne Johnson, has parlayed a wrestling career into a red-hot movie career.

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Thursday 05/28/2015
Fontana Days Festival will be among the entertainment highlights in San Bernardino County
Posted: May 28, 2015

There will be a lot of entertainment going on in San Bernardino County during the month of June, and the big highlight for local residents will be the Fontana Days celebration.

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Fontana's community pools will open May 30
Posted: May 28, 2015

Local residents of all ages are invited to make a splash, while enjoying quality family time, at one of the community pools or the Splash Park in Fontana during the summer months.

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Hollywood report: Leonardo DiCaprio will star in new movie ‘The Revenant’
Posted: May 28, 2015

HOLLYWOOD -- Wonder where Leonardo DiCaprio has been?

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Monday 05/25/2015
Car show fundraiser featuring 'Furious 7' actor will benefit Kaiser High School music program
Updated: May 25, 2015 - 3:03 pm

Rio Ranch Market in Fontana will be hosting a car show fundraiser for the Kaiser High School music program on Saturday, May 30.

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Friday 05/22/2015
Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon visits Inland Empire to promote Aging in Place campaign
Updated: May 22, 2015 - 12:44 pm

For Susan Sarandon, winning an Academy Award for her role in the movie “Dead Man Walking" was certainly a great achievement that gave her much satisfaction and prestige.

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Tuesday 05/19/2015
Huge summer of fun will begin with Fontana Days Festival June 4-7
Posted: May 19, 2015

A huge summer of fun is planned in Fontana, and as always, the excitement will begin with the Fontana Days celebration.

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Friday 05/15/2015
San Bernardino Symphony will be presenting ‘Triumphant Season Finale’
Posted: May 15, 2015

Members of the San Bernardino Symphony will be offering another full evening of classical entertainment on Saturday, May 23 with their “Triumphant Season Finale.”

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Hollywood report: 'Furious 7' has become No. 4 box office film of all time
Posted: May 15, 2015

"Furious 7" left "Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows: Part 2" in the dust last month by replacing it as the No. 4 top box-office grosser of all time, with $1.35 billion, to "Harry's" mere $1.34 billion.

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Thursday 05/14/2015
Tribute bands will play at Hangar 24 AirFest on May 16
Posted: May 14, 2015

AC/DC and Tom Petty tribute bands will be headlining the music lineup at the Hangar 24 AirFest on Saturday, May 16.

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Disney's 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' will be presented in Fontana on May 15 and 16
Posted: May 14, 2015

Disney's "Alice in Wonderland Jr." will be presented in Fontana on the weekend of May 15 and 16.

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High School Nation Tour makes special stop at Fontana High School
Posted: May 14, 2015

The High School Nation Tour made a special stop on May 6 at Fontana High School, featuring talented entertainers and offering interactive areas where students had a blast putting their skills to work.

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Monday 05/11/2015
Kaiser student gains top honor at Shakespeare Competition
Updated: May 11, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Damaris Martinez, a senior at Kaiser High School, recently won first place at the 4th Annual Chapman University Shakespeare Competition.

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Thursday 05/07/2015
Young artist at Fohi has big dreams
Posted: May 07, 2015

A talented young artist at Fontana High School, Faith Antillon, has big dreams for the future.

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Monday 05/04/2015
Just For Fun column: Berlin and A Flock of Seagulls rock the Inland Empire; see video
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 6:43 pm

Bring back the 1980s!

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Saturday 05/02/2015
American Legion Post 772 in Fontana will hold Cinco de Mayo celebration
Posted: May 02, 2015

Fontana Ballet Folklorico Tierra De Mi Padre will be performing during a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Tuesday, May 5 at Steele Town American Legion Post 772.

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American Legion Post 262 will be hosting several events, including Cinco de Mayo Party
Posted: May 02, 2015

Ole! American Legion Post 262 will be hosting a Cinco de May Party on Tuesday, May 5.

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Thursday 04/30/2015
Just For Fun column: Many marvelous May events planned in San Bernardino County
Posted: April 30, 2015

May Day has arrived, and so has a forthcoming list of all the many entertaining events for local residents to enjoy during the upcoming month.

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