News

Added Show! – 3 Doors Down at Gallo Center

Added Show! – 3 Doors Down at Gallo Center

Kryptonite is coming to the Gallo Center! 3 Doors Down has announced plans to stage the “Back Porch Jam” Tour, an acoustic interpretation of the band’s hits, fan favorites and deep album cuts, and not only can you see them live at the Gallo Center in January, you’ll get a free gift with your ticket […]

By October 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The Family Crest – Live at Johansen HS

The Family Crest – Live at Johansen HS

Johansen HS Instrumental Music is hosting a special music concert featuring the headliner “The Family Crest”, with local award winning support act “Josh Rosenblum” and the Johansen Jazz Band. The concert is taking place November 18th starting at 7 PM in the Johansen Theater. Tickets and more info are available at www.JohansenMusic.org. For more info, […]

By October 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
October ArtWalk is Spooky Trick or Treat – Oct 19

October ArtWalk is Spooky Trick or Treat – Oct 19

Don’t miss the 3rd Thursday Awtwalk in downtown Modesto. There will be Trick or Treat goodies at the downtown art galleries so make sure you visit every one of them.. You can get a map at the Modesto Downtown Improvement District and at the Modesto Art Aalk Facebook: www.facebook.com/modestoartwalk The Patty Castillo Davis Band will […]

By October 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Light Box Theatre Stages Aladdin’s Luck

Light Box Theatre Stages Aladdin’s Luck

The LightBox Theatre Company, a theatre for young audiences, returns for its third season this fall with a familiar story in the adaptation of ‘Aladdin’s Luck’ this October. Based on the classic tale The Arabian Nights, ‘Aladdin’s Luck’ is the story of a street urchin who falls in love with a princess. Trying to impress […]

By October 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
MJC Theater Department stages a Sci-Fi  Tempest

MJC Theater Department stages a Sci-Fi Tempest

MJC Theater Department stages The Tempest in a sci-fi setting The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents presents a science fiction version of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest on October 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. and October 29 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center […]

By October 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Food & Drink

BrewView: Liquid Autumn at Kimoto Sake and Sushi

BrewView: Liquid Autumn at Kimoto Sake and Sushi

BrewView: Liquid Autumn at Kimoto Sake and Sushi by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Ah, finally, it’s fall! California is cooling down, leaves are falling, and we are back to a two-day-a-week watering schedule (for those of us that water at all!). If you are sick of literally pumpkin spice flavored everything, we have the perfect […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
ChefView – Papachino’s Mediterranean Heaven

ChefView – Papachino’s Mediterranean Heaven

Chef View By Tasha Williams Papachino’s – A Smooth Transition into Mediterranean Heaven My picture may not have given it away. So, just in case, I am going to help you out here. I am not Greek. I have never sailed the Mediterranean Sea, nor have I had an opportunity to visit any of the […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →
BrewView: Wine Tasting in Modesto

BrewView: Wine Tasting in Modesto

BrewView: Wine Tasting in Modesto By Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell One question that comes up a lot on Modesto’s reddit page is, “Where can I take my wine loving relatives while they’re here visiting?” Most responses are to drive them to Lodi, but we’re here to set the record straight: you don’t have to […]

By September 1, 2017 Read More →
ChefView– Tour de Modesto

ChefView– Tour de Modesto

Publisher’s Note: Our Chef View takes a detour with our newest ViewCrew Tasha Williams. Mother, Student and wonderful writer, she takes you on a whirlwind ride of our local culinary specialties. Please welcome her to these pages. – Chris Bike Riding and Foodie Dreams with Modesto’s Very Own Tour de Food By Tasha Williams Bicycles […]

By August 6, 2017 Read More →
BrewView Last Call Brewing

BrewView Last Call Brewing

Last Call Brewing “Anyone can drink beer, but it takes intelligence to enjoy it.”-Stephan Beaumont When you think of Oakdale, you likely think, “The place Hershey used to be.”, “Cows!”, and “Isn’t that where we stop on our way to Sonora?”. All three are correct, but now you can add another thought, “Let’s swing by […]

By July 1, 2017 Read More →

Event Calendar

BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

Hello everybody and welcome to the best month of the year aka my birthday month! I’m turning 41 and I’m having more fun than ever. It’s music, I say music, that is the fountain of youth and on that note, let’s talk shows. On the 3rd is an event called the Downtown Sampler and if […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
NonProfitView United Cerebral Palsy Safari Dash: Life Without Limits

NonProfitView United Cerebral Palsy Safari Dash: Life Without Limits

NonProfitView: United Cerebral Palsy Safari Dash: Life Without Limits By Brandilyn Brown Do you live a life without limits? Do you often think about what that means? I met a precious group of people whose lives are dedicated to breaking limits. Can you imagine a world where disabilities didn’t stop anyone from living a rewarding, […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
Wild Planet Day at the Great Valley Museum Oct 14th 2017

Wild Planet Day at the Great Valley Museum Oct 14th 2017

Wild Planet Day at the Great Valley Museum by Brandilyn Brown In case you haven’t heard about it before, The Great Valley Museum’s annual Wild Planet Day is a fun event you don’t want your kids or grandkids to miss. While standard classroom settings struggle to make science fun, it’s an easy task to do […]

By September 30, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView 18 Years Strong

MAMAView 18 Years Strong

The MAMAs are turning 18, can you believe that? When Murphy & Ricci first conceived of this brainchild, I am sure they never imagined that it would grow as it has. Going from 8 to over 20 Categories from Rock to Jazz, Americana to Hip Hop and everything in between. The Awards Show has become […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
ArchitectureView -10th Annual Architecture Festival

ArchitectureView -10th Annual Architecture Festival

ArchitectureView by Barrett Lipomi Design impacts nearly every aspect of our lives. So naturally investing in good design enhances our lives and improves our community. When buildings, parks, roadways, and signs are well designed they add to our lives and become something worth encouraging and celebrating. The Modesto Architecture Festival does just that, it’s a […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →

Music

October is Upon Us

October is Upon Us

METALView by Eve Oberlander October is upon us, my favorite month of the year because of the Modesto Area Music Awards and our city’s downtown live music Halloween celebration, The Summoning. First off I’d like to congratulate each metal MAMAnee for best metal 2017. Each band deserves to be nominated because of several important reasons. […]

By October 8, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView MAMA Turning 18

MAMAView MAMA Turning 18

The Modesto Area Music Awards celebrates performers from around the greater Modesto Area. Over the last 18 Years, we have seen some Winners go on to National and International Fame; Flying Blind, Grandaddy, Moonshine Bandits, DEV, UVR, and Megan Slankard have all found success beyond the 209. This year the MAMAs celebrate 18 years and […]

By October 7, 2017 Read More →
Alison Moyet at the Fillmore

Alison Moyet at the Fillmore

Alison Moyet By Efren Martinez Guess who’s back? Me! Not really I’ve always been here with my camera covering many of your professional recording artist’s shows in the Bay Area, although not always able to get you some of the epic Modesto View show reviews I get invited to due to my other gig at […]

By October 3, 2017 Read More →
BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

Hello everybody and welcome to the best month of the year aka my birthday month! I’m turning 41 and I’m having more fun than ever. It’s music, I say music, that is the fountain of youth and on that note, let’s talk shows. On the 3rd is an event called the Downtown Sampler and if […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView 18 Years Strong

MAMAView 18 Years Strong

The MAMAs are turning 18, can you believe that? When Murphy & Ricci first conceived of this brainchild, I am sure they never imagined that it would grow as it has. Going from 8 to over 20 Categories from Rock to Jazz, Americana to Hip Hop and everything in between. The Awards Show has become […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →

Stage Art

Art View October 2017

Art View October 2017

Art View October 2017 By Jim Christiansen   Trick or Treat! I haven’t got a lot of ghoulish or zombie apocalypse to add to our Modesto View, except to suggest some theme like that for October Art Walk.  So far, the new format has included Clue Mystery, Pirates, and Rockabilly, so stop in to find […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
ComedyView

ComedyView

Comedy View by Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello.  Welcome to my first installment of the Comedy View column.  The purpose of this column is to keep you informed of local shows and what local comics are up to in the 209 and on the road.  Also, if I’m honest, I really hope this inspires more […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
PerformingView – Autumn Favorites

PerformingView – Autumn Favorites

From: Chris Murphy <chrism@spwg.com<mailto:chrism@spwg.com>> Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 10:03 AM To: Pete Grimaldi <pete@pgrimaldicreative.com<mailto:pete@pgrimaldicreative.com>> Subject: PerformingView A Time to Perform in September 2017 By Kaye Osborn Autumn is my favorite time of the year. Hopefully our temperatures begin to cool, leaves change colors, and the Delta breeze swirls relaxingly. Many local theater groups […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →
ArtView – Labor Day and Back to School

ArtView – Labor Day and Back to School

Art View By Jim Christiansen Labor Day and back to school. Time to consider some classes. Mistlin Gallery, Chartreuse Muse, Carnegie Arts Center all field art classes. So do other groups like The Shire, The Black Sheep’s ink, Black Hearts and the Tri-Chromatic Gallery. Commercial party art places, Art Time and Sip Wine, and Pinot’s […]

By September 5, 2017 Read More →
PoetryView – House Outside our Homes

PoetryView – House Outside our Homes

PoetryView by Sam Pierstorff The House Outside our Homes I. The four walls pucker the way cheeks do when the tongue has tasted something bitter. The sky has committed itself to rain. The roof wants to give up. Underneath, a girl hears the plinking of the drops against the bony house. II. You might want […]

By September 3, 2017 Read More →

Community

ComedyView Hello Hello Hello

ComedyView Hello Hello Hello

By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. It’s October, and while you are thinking of Halloween, some of us are thinking about the MAMA Awards. Vote for your favorite comic at www.ModestoAreaMusic.com until October 8. The 2017 nominees are Jason Sohm, Anthony K., Serena Gamboa, Chris Teicheira, Taylor Evans, Nick Larson, Connor Martin, Saul Trujillo, AJ Demello and Felicia […]

By October 19, 2017 Read More →
5 Questions with The Panduhs’ Neil Cassidy

5 Questions with The Panduhs’ Neil Cassidy

5 Questions with The Panduhs’ Neil Cassidy  By Monica Barber     For The Panduhs new album, frontman Neil Cassidy found his muse on the basketball court. Switching up your aesthetic is a sure way to get the attention of your audience but the transformation of The Panduhs on the new album is so effortless […]

By October 18, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView MAMA Turning 18

MAMAView MAMA Turning 18

The Modesto Area Music Awards celebrates performers from around the greater Modesto Area. Over the last 18 Years, we have seen some Winners go on to National and International Fame; Flying Blind, Grandaddy, Moonshine Bandits, DEV, UVR, and Megan Slankard have all found success beyond the 209. This year the MAMAs celebrate 18 years and […]

By October 7, 2017 Read More →
BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

Hello everybody and welcome to the best month of the year aka my birthday month! I’m turning 41 and I’m having more fun than ever. It’s music, I say music, that is the fountain of youth and on that note, let’s talk shows. On the 3rd is an event called the Downtown Sampler and if […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
NonProfitView United Cerebral Palsy Safari Dash: Life Without Limits

NonProfitView United Cerebral Palsy Safari Dash: Life Without Limits

NonProfitView: United Cerebral Palsy Safari Dash: Life Without Limits By Brandilyn Brown Do you live a life without limits? Do you often think about what that means? I met a precious group of people whose lives are dedicated to breaking limits. Can you imagine a world where disabilities didn’t stop anyone from living a rewarding, […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →

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