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Six Flags and Gildan Kickstart the Summer with Sweepstakes Promotion

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, today announced a new partnership with Gildan USA Inc., centered around a national promotion with Summerfest, “The World’s Largest Music Festival,” in Milwaukee, WI.

The program will launch April 16 with a national sweepstakes for a chance to win a fly-away trip for two to Summerfest® and to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, IL. The winners will receive travel and accommodations, tickets to the theme park and admission for two days at Summerfest, including tickets for two headlining shows in the Marcus Amphitheater. As the official sweepstakes sponsor, Gildan® will be integrated into Six Flags and Summerfest’s promotional materials in parks, at the festival, online and on social media channels.


Madera South Choir Performs at Valley Children's

MADERA - The Madera Couth Choir performed this morning at Valley Children's Hospital for the patients, families and staff. The half hour performance was a warm up for their concert next week at Disneyland's California Adventure. The group will take a stage at the park's Hollywood Backlot and perform 50's favorites for the guest of the park. After their performance the students will go into a recording studio at the park and learn the process of recording a soundtrack.

Marijuana Arrest Turns in to Music Career

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A simple possession charge for marijuana in a small Nashville suburb back in 2005 changed the career trajectory of a small business owner and songwriter. After seeing firsthand how the system handles those convicted of what he saw as a victimless crime, he decided to share his experience.

After writing several songs on the subject and posting them online, he was asked to perform for a local chapter of NORML, The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Ten years later he is releasing his fourth album and has amassed over 1.7 million followers on his social networks. Chief Greenbud's latest CD "Chief Greenbud Volume 4" is set for physical and digital release on August 25, 2015.

‘Frozen – Live at the Hyperion,’ a New Stage Musical, Opens This May at Disney California Adventure Par

ANAHEIM, Calif. –  “Frozen – Live at the Hyperion,” a new musical based on Disney’s animated blockbuster film, will open at the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park on May 27, 2016.  Audiences will be immersed in the emotional journey of Anna and Elsa with all of the excitement of live theater, in an entertaining musical adaptation that includes elaborate costumes and sets, stunning special effects, show-stopping production numbers and unique theatrical surprises.

Disney Creative Entertainment, the arm of Walt Disney Imagineering responsible for live theatrical entertainment at Disney Parks, is producing “Frozen – Live at the Hyperion” with all of the creativity and resources of its predecessor “Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular” which ran for a remarkable 13 years, with a total of 14,000 performances to 13 million park guests at the Hyperion Theater.

Sequoia Shuttle Summer Season Kicks Off - Round-Trip Tickets Only $15

Take the Fun, Car-Free Way to Sequoia National Park!

VISALIA - The summer season has kicked off.  Sequoia Shuttle is offering round-trip tickets for only $15. It’s the most convenient, comfortable and car-free way of travelling to Sequoia National Park. Taking the Sequoia Shuttle will save you money on gas and reduce congestion in the park.  Visiting the majestic Sequoia National Park has never been so easy and hassle free.

The 2015 Sequoia Shuttle season runs from May 21st through September 27th, with round-trip tickets for only $15. The Sequoia Shuttle is your first and last stop to Sequoia National Park. The shuttle departs from various convenient locations throughout Visalia and Three Rivers before traveling to the Giant Forest Museum.

Meatloaf Kicks-Off Tour

LOS ANGELES, Ca. – One of Rock's greatest live performers is gearing up for a return to his natural habitat. Meat Loaf – the world-renowned performer whose career has spanned over forty years – has just announced plans for an upcoming fall tour, with the initial dates beginning October 23 at the Pechanga Theatre in Temecula, California. The shows will mark his first extended series of tour dates in 2 years.

“As a performing artist, being in front of a live audience is a feeling you can't get with anything else,” he says. “The adrenaline you feel when the fans are singing along with the words to your songs, combined with their loyalty, is an amazing feeling. After all, I didn't start yesterday, and they've been with me every step of the way.”

What's New In San Luis Obispo County: Hotels, Attractions, Restaurants and Wineries to Entice Travelers

SAN LUIS OBISPO - San Luis Obispo (SLO) County, located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's naturally beautiful Central Coast, offers new reasons to visit this summer and fall, from new and renovated hotels to fascinating tours. 

As part of the ultimate California road trip, San Luis Obispo County offers culinary, cultural and coastal attractions and activities. Stay for a weekend or plan a week with all the activities and new accommodations featured below.  For more trip planning information on the Central Coast, which was named among Lonely Planet's 2014 Top 10 US Travel Destinations (#4). 


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