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    Delta Fusion Show on July 23

    Jul 8, 2011
    Giant puppets will come to life in "DeltaFusion," a cultural celebration at Victory Park in Stockton on Saturday, July 23, 2011. The fun begins at 10 a.m. with a parade around the park followed by a pageant that tells the story of Stockton and the Delta region. Ongoing cultural and musical performances will continue throughout the day.

    Giant puppetDon't miss this food-, fun- and art-filled event that is free and runs from 10-4. DeltaFusion is sponsored by the Haggin Museum and the University of the Pacific, supported in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Stockton Arts Commission.

    For more information, check out the website, www.deltafusion.wordpress.com, the Haggin Museum Summer Arts Workshop webpage, or call the Pacific Theatre Arts Department at 209-946-2051. Come join the fun!

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    In celebration of the rich cultural heritage of the city of Stockton and the San Joaquin valley, Theatre Arts Chair Cathie McClellan and Visual Arts Chair Brett DeBoer, initiated the DeltaFusion project, which uses visual and performing arts as a means to highlight one of the most culturally diverse areas in the country. For the past few weeks, members of Pacific and the community have been participating in workshops to create larger-than-life puppets and masks and prepare the performance that takes place on Saturday, July 23, the anniversary of the incorporation of Stockton as a city.


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