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Carnegie – Symbols in Surrealism

Carnegie – Symbols in Surrealism

The Carnegie Arts Center will host a free Sunday Arts Lecture, a discussion on Symbols in Surrealism. Presented through the generous donation of Turlock’s own CSU Stanislaus, the discussion will feature CSU Art Professor Hope Werness and CSU English Professor John Carroll. With these experts in the fields of literature, psychology, and art, participants will […]

By October 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
1st Annual Farm to Fork at Modesto Farmers’ Market

1st Annual Farm to Fork at Modesto Farmers’ Market

Senator Cathleen Galgiani’s 1st Annual Farm-to-Fork will be held in downtown Modesto, at the First Methodist Church, adjacent to the Certified Farmers Market, on Saturday, October 18, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. This event is a community celebration of agriculture, with the benefit of informing families of healthy food choices, accessibility to fresh produce and […]

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2014 Italian Heritage Parade, San Francisco

2014 Italian Heritage Parade, San Francisco

Modesto area Italians, through the Modesto Lodge (#2021) of the Order Sons of Italy in America, were represented Sunday in the Italian Heritage Parade in San Francisco. Gianna Cipponeri, the 2014-2016 Modesto Lodge Queen and Grand Lodge of California Miss America, rode on the back of a 2014 red Fiat through the parade route, driven […]

By October 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Food & Drink

BarView – Quoth the Raven

BarView – Quoth the Raven

BarView – Dewz Restaurant By Kate Serpa “Quoth the raven: ‘I’ll have just one more” Photos by Philip Johnson You can’t steal my idea, but I basically have the perfect Halloween costume for this year: Edgar Allen Hoe. I’m thinking black dress, black boots, tasteful push-broom mustache, and a raven on my shoulder for panache. […]

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ChefView – Melt With Me

ChefView – Melt With Me

Chef View By Dana Johnson Melt With Me! One of my favorite songs of all time is “Dancing in the Moonlight” by King Harvest, so it’s not a stretch that one of my most favorite cheeses is called Purple Moon by Fiscalini Cheese made right here in Modesto. Purple Moon is cheddar aged over 10 […]

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BarView – I’ll Have a Pint Instead

BarView – I’ll Have a Pint Instead

“Dr. No” Thanks on the Vodka, I’ll Have a Pint Instead: Commonwealth Gastro Pub By Kate Serpa Photos by Phil Johnson So there’s this scene in “Licence to Kill” where James Bond (Timothy Dalton) orders a “Bud with a lime,” rather than the quintessential Bond martini right before he gets in this bar brawl with […]

By September 6, 2014 Read More →

Event Calendar

Haunted Harvest Happenings

Haunted Harvest Happenings

Haunted Happenings By Chris Murphy Halloween is a national holiday at our house. Our ViewCrew loves this time of year. Many of the ViewCrew are part of the team that presents the Summoning and the McHenry Haunted Museum and the art shows, the music, the words and songs. The connection of the Halloween season with […]

By October 4, 2014 Read More →
All AgesView – October is Here

All AgesView – October is Here

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Pumpkin seeds, sporting events, fallen leaves, and of course Halloween. October is finally here! This month is one of the most eventful of the year, every weekend there is something super fun to do. My Friday nights will be spent cheering on the football field. Come show your school spirit at […]

By October 2, 2014 Read More →
BargainView – Ambiance of Fall

BargainView – Ambiance of Fall

BargainView By Monica Barber There’s a slight chill in the breeze that tickles the bones on this fine afternoon. In fact, Ms. Monica has caught a light sneeze while sitting outside of Concetta’s enjoying a glass of wine. Folding my handkerchief I realize how lovely it is to enjoy the ambiance of fall and a […]

By October 2, 2014 Read More →

Music

Rockabilly MAMA

Rockabilly MAMA

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Rockabilly MAMA Even though the Rockabilly category is still fairly new to the annual Modesto Area Music Awards. The past three years have been fabulous to the genre. Let’s chat about this years’ 2014 nominees. First up ” Little Johnny & the Sleepwalkers” a Merced based trio that mixes sounds of […]

By October 2, 2014 Read More →
AcousticView Support Your Local She-riff

AcousticView Support Your Local She-riff

Acoustic View By Aaron Rowan Support Your Local She-Riff They tell me I’m musically sexist. And by ‘they,’ I mean one friend of mine who noticed my tendency to book lots of female talent, and sarcastically skewered me for skewing in that direction. Well, I make no attempt to deny it. Many of my headline […]

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Jazz & Blues View – You’re going to love this

Jazz & Blues View – You’re going to love this

Jazz and BluesView If you love Jazz you’re going to love this. By Eric Benson The year marches on with morning chill and long shadows, and pumpkins and jack lanterns, then on to coolin the goose with all the trimming for Thanksgiving then, then with acceleration to light speed for the merriment of Christmas time […]

By October 2, 2014 Read More →

Stage Art

October ArtView

October ArtView

Art View By Jim Christiansen October starts with some good shows in progress. The Joan Miro printmaking show is going on in Turlock at the Carnegie Arts Center. The new CSUS downtown Turlock Gallery now open. and First Street Frame Shop features a Yosemite theme show celebrating 150 years of the Yosemite Grant. The Annual […]

By October 2, 2014 Read More →
PerformingView-  October 2014

PerformingView- October 2014

A Time to Perform in October By Kaye Osborn Hope you are lining up your season subscriptions! Please support our local artists! Just a clarification regarding the Center Stage Conservatory Lower Level Studio, Traci Sprague is the sole Artistic Director since March 2010. Megan James, the former Technical Director, is pursuing other interests. Prospect Theater […]

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‘Fifty Shades’ Parody – Gallo Center October 11

‘Fifty Shades’ Parody – Gallo Center October 11

“SPANK! THE FIFTY SHADES PARODY” COMING TO THE GALLO CENTER A wickedly funny, adult-themed spoof of the ‘Fifty Shades’ trilogy of erotic romance novels by E. L. James is coming to the Gallo Center for the Arts for one night only. “SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody” takes the stage at 8 pm on Saturday, October […]

By September 11, 2014 Read More →

Community

Wild Planet Day at Great Valley Museum

Wild Planet Day at Great Valley Museum

Wild Planet Day 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 never want to miss. While standard classroom settings struggle to make science fun, it’s an easy task to do for the awesome staff of volunteers at the four-floor […]

By October 13, 2014 Read More →
Start Learning a New Language Today

Start Learning a New Language Today

The Stanislaus County Library has a great new learning tool available now that will allow community members to learn a new language. Lessons are web and mobile based and are designed to be both interactive and fun. Click here for complete Mango details and list of available languages. From the Stanislaus County Library website – Mango […]

By October 9, 2014 Read More →
All AgesView – October is Here

All AgesView – October is Here

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Pumpkin seeds, sporting events, fallen leaves, and of course Halloween. October is finally here! This month is one of the most eventful of the year, every weekend there is something super fun to do. My Friday nights will be spent cheering on the football field. Come show your school spirit at […]

By October 2, 2014 Read More →

Other Recent Posts

“The Book of Life” Movie

“The Book of Life” Movie

The Book of Life, produced by Guillermo del Toro, written and directed by Jorge Gutierrez (with fellow screenwriter Doug Langdale), voiced the talents of Channing Tatum (Joaquin), Zoe Saldana (Maria), and Diego Luna (Manolo). Although marketed as a children’s movie, adults of any age will enjoy it, too. It is full of laughs, life lessons […]

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Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro at Gallo Center

Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro at Gallo Center

Hawaii’s Jake Shimabukuro, who in his young career has already redefined a heretofore under-the-radar instrument, been declared a musical “hero” by Rolling Stone, wowed audiences on TV (Jimmy Kimmel, Conan), and earned comparisons to Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis, will perform in concert at the Gallo Center at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, October 29. Tickets […]

By October 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Tears for Fears- Sowing the Seeds of Love

Tears for Fears- Sowing the Seeds of Love

Tears for Fears By Efren Martinez As Tears for Fears came onto the stage the crowd cheered as you would expect at any concert I’m sure, but the cheering never really subsided. At one point when the applause continued without stop for a few minutes, Curt and Roland smiled at each other. Then when it […]

By October 10, 2014 Read More →
Family Events at the Modesto Library

Family Events at the Modesto Library

Family Programs at the Modesto Library Visit the Modesto Library this October for a selection of free events that will entertain the whole family! All shoppers are invited to the All Kids Craft Fair on Saturday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Come support young entrepreneurs as they learn customer service skills in […]

Go Large Modesto – Storm Large Oct 8

Go Large Modesto – Storm Large Oct 8

Go Large Modesto Storm Large at The Gallo Center By Chris Murphy If you have never seen Storm Large before, then you don’t know what you are missing. It you have, you’ll never forget. Traditional standards, twisted up for fun. Storm was a finalist in Rock Star Supernova, she sang with Pink Martini and she […]

Cheerleading try-out scheduled at MJC

Cheerleading try-out scheduled at MJC

Cheerleading try-out scheduled at MJC Modesto Junior College will hold a cheerleading try-out on Friday, October 10, beginning at 10 a.m. on the practice field located at the north end of the Stadium on East Campus. The tryout is for students who want to be on the team that will cheer during the basketball season. […]

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