Gallo Arts Center Debuts
Modesto bubbles over with celebrity-laden excitement.
The pop of Barefoot Bubbly corks sounded the overture as the
In between, the curtain went up on Los Tigres del Norte, Tony Bennett, Rosanne Cash, and, for the kids, the Cirque-Works Birdhouse Factory.
For center president Marie Gallo, it was the culmination of 10 years of hard work that began when she was asked by the then-mayor of
The city later dropped out, but surrounding
In addition to Gallo-brand Barefoot, Gallo's Sonoma Series Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot were being poured at event celebrations and dinners.
According to Gallo spokesman John Segale, among the other major contributors are Marie Gallo's friend, Martha Stewart, who could not make it to the opening, and the many agricultural products companies that do business in this major
For more information on the center and future events at its two major performance theaters, go to www.galloarts.org.
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