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Modestination Proclamation

Modestination Proclamation

Modestination Proclamation “Be who you are and it will show the way…” Chris Murphy 2016 Oh yeah, pretty epic quote right? Branding is a very simple process. What is a brand? Why do we do it? What does it mean? It is quite simple really. Branding is taking the thing that is your soul, your […]

ZenView – Inspiration

ZenView – Inspiration

ZenView By Mary Layton Inspiration An inspiration is something mysterious and magical. The word comes from the Latin words “inspirare”, which means inflame or blow into, and “spiritus” which means breath, soul or spirit. Put together inspiration is taking ‘a breath from above’. A Persian Sufi master once described inspiration as an “idea from God” […]

Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony – May 29

Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony – May 29

Annual Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony to be held (Modesto, CA) – The Modesto American Legion Post #74 and Veterans Organizations of Stanislaus County announce their annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 29 at Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Avenue in Hughson, CA. The public is invited to attend the 1 p.m. ceremony. Performing […]

CommunityView – Orchard Park Alliance

CommunityView – Orchard Park Alliance

CommunityView: Orchard Park Neighborhood Alliance – then and now by Maryann Spikes, Alliance Chair Neighbors who live between Oakdale and Roselle, and between Floyd and Briggsmore, live within the Orchard Park Neighborhood Alliance boundaries. They may be one of almost 130 neighbors in Mike Casares’ Facebook group, Orchard Park Neighborhood, started up December of 2013, […]

By May 17, 2017 Read More →
May the 4th Toast!  – Star Wars Drinks at Twisted Pig

May the 4th Toast! – Star Wars Drinks at Twisted Pig

Episode XIII: Galactic Cantina by Brandilyn Brown for StarWarsView It is a period of civil wonkiness. Drunken vagrants have managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate drinks. Pursued by sinister agents, you must run to The Twisted Pig to restore freedom to the galaxy…or something. Episode XIII: Galactic Cantina by Brandilyn Brown for […]

Food & Drink

BrewView: Go Back in Time at Vintage Piano Lounge and Bar

BrewView: Go Back in Time at Vintage Piano Lounge and Bar

BrewView: Go Back in Time at Vintage Piano Lounge and Bar by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown   The view as you approach on Main Street. Prepare to be amazed! Being brewers ourselves, we are quite obsessed with the 1920’s culture and prohibition, and everything that went with it. The inclusion of women into the drinking […]

By April 1, 2017 Read More →
Pig Out This St. Patrick’s Day At Twisted Pig

Pig Out This St. Patrick’s Day At Twisted Pig

Pig Out This St. Patrick’s Day! By Brandilyn Brown With a name like “Twisted Pig”, you would expect pork on the menu every day of the year at this restaurant, and 364 days of the year you’re right. But on St. Patrick’s Day, Corned beef is front and center, ruling this roost. Friday March 17th, […]

By March 1, 2017 Read More →
BrewView: Erin Go Bragh! P. Wexford’s Pub

BrewView: Erin Go Bragh! P. Wexford’s Pub

Erin Go Bragh! P. Wexford’s Pub By Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell    There a few fun St. Patrick’s Day parties in the Central Valley, and up high on the list is St. Paddy’s at the MAMA winning P. Wexford’s Pub!  A great little Irish pub in the heart of Modesto, with an impressive array […]

By March 1, 2017 Read More →
Bargain View Fabulous February

Bargain View Fabulous February

Bargain View Fabulous February Everything about February is fabulous! Ms. M feels like everything is coming up roses and hearts for everyone as she finds herself window shopping in Mchenry Village. The stores have begun their transformation for Valentine’s Day and it reminds this doll that this it may be shortest month of the year but that makes it the perfect time to make it […]

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ChefView – Modesto Mardi Gras

ChefView – Modesto Mardi Gras

Chef View By Dana Johnson Modesto Mardi Gras! Aaah February, my birthday month! Yes, throughout the month you will see me celebrating at numerous local hot spots! I do share this month with past President’s B’days, St. Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras! How perfect is that? The biggest party of all is held annually at […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →

Event Calendar

FitView – May Running

FitView – May Running

FitView By Efren Martinez It’s Run Time This May gives us plenty of opportunities to get your run on for a good cause. We all know how healthy running is, but did you know it can extend your life too? According to the research that will be presented in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, May 5th […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
CountryView – 25 Years of Country

CountryView – 25 Years of Country

CountryView By D.J. Walker This year marks the 25th anniversary of Kat Country 103! For quite a while Kat Country has thanked it’s listeners with an annual free country music festival called the “Listener Appreciation Concert”, or LAC for short. Each show has been unique, fun and memorable. And this year will prove to be […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
UnpluggedView

UnpluggedView

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Two months ago I was invited to join the panel of judges for the annual ‘Roosevelt’s Got Talent’ competition, held at Roosevelt Junior High. International opera performers Roy Stevens and Annalisa Winberg oversee this contest, and mentor students as they share their gifts of song, dance and more. It was […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
BargainView

BargainView

BargainView By Monica Barber Enjoy Modesto! Getting out of the house and enjoying the beautiful weather is a great way to change your perspective. As Ms. M approaches change & life boldly she makes her way through the crowd at Farmers Market in Downtown Modesto this morning realizing the new month has great things to […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you love music, you’re gonna love this I know it’s time to get my tomatoes and veggies in the ground when I go down to the downtown Farmers’ Market – fresh bouquets of spring vegetables and wares for sale with customers strolling along with their bags of goodies and kids […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →

Music

CountryView – 25 Years of Country

CountryView – 25 Years of Country

CountryView By D.J. Walker This year marks the 25th anniversary of Kat Country 103! For quite a while Kat Country has thanked it’s listeners with an annual free country music festival called the “Listener Appreciation Concert”, or LAC for short. Each show has been unique, fun and memorable. And this year will prove to be […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
UnpluggedView

UnpluggedView

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Two months ago I was invited to join the panel of judges for the annual ‘Roosevelt’s Got Talent’ competition, held at Roosevelt Junior High. International opera performers Roy Stevens and Annalisa Winberg oversee this contest, and mentor students as they share their gifts of song, dance and more. It was […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you love music, you’re gonna love this I know it’s time to get my tomatoes and veggies in the ground when I go down to the downtown Farmers’ Market – fresh bouquets of spring vegetables and wares for sale with customers strolling along with their bags of goodies and kids […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
BluesView

BluesView

BluesView By Earl Matthews Hello everyone. May is here, and the music is coming at you in all directions big and small. The fall lineup for the 10th Street Plaza is out, and there are a couple of big festivals to check out so let’s take a look. May 5th, the Poorhouse Millionaires will be […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
MetalView

MetalView

MetalView By Eve Oberlander Metal heads and music lovers alike, check out the first ever MUSICMANIA an event for music lovers in Central California. This record fair event will take place at The Portal (1324 Coldwell Ave.) in Modesto on Sunday May 7th from 10am to 6pm. Attendees will be able to browse and purchase […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →

Stage Art

Ethen Beavers Interview

Ethen Beavers Interview

Modesto Artist In Star Wars By Middagh Goodwin With the Anniversary of Star Wars and the Explosion of Pop Culture Events in Modesto and all over Northern California in the last few years it is quite appropriate to have Ethen Beavers as our May interview. Ethan is a Comic Book Artist who calls Modesto home. […]

By May 10, 2017 Read More →
FitView – May Running

FitView – May Running

FitView By Efren Martinez It’s Run Time This May gives us plenty of opportunities to get your run on for a good cause. We all know how healthy running is, but did you know it can extend your life too? According to the research that will be presented in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, May 5th […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
PoetryView – Learning to Ride

PoetryView – Learning to Ride

Learning to Ride —Sam Pierstorff As a father, you never want to push your daughter away, but sometimes you have to like when she’s six years old and trying to ride a bike without training wheels for the first time, and you’re running as fast as you can behind her, one hand clenched to the […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
DesignView – Garbage Design: Modesto Invented Curbside Recycling

DesignView – Garbage Design: Modesto Invented Curbside Recycling

DesignView by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School Garbage Design: Modesto Invented Curbside Recycling The first Earth Day on April 22,1970, launched the modern environmental movement. It’s also a seminal day in Modesto’s design history. The first “Survival Walk” began that day with activists walking down the Central Valley, through Modesto. The six-week walk from […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
ArtView – May Day!

ArtView – May Day!

Art View By Jim Christiansen May Day! May Day! With all the Art Events converging on April, got a May Day message for Chris Murphy I’d gone past deadline. Holdovers still going on include the Central Valley Artist Showcase at both Mistlin Gallery and Carnegie Arts Center into the first week of June. Stanislaus Artist […]

Community

CommunityView – Orchard Park Alliance

CommunityView – Orchard Park Alliance

CommunityView: Orchard Park Neighborhood Alliance – then and now by Maryann Spikes, Alliance Chair Neighbors who live between Oakdale and Roselle, and between Floyd and Briggsmore, live within the Orchard Park Neighborhood Alliance boundaries. They may be one of almost 130 neighbors in Mike Casares’ Facebook group, Orchard Park Neighborhood, started up December of 2013, […]

By May 17, 2017 Read More →
PoetryView – Learning to Ride

PoetryView – Learning to Ride

Learning to Ride —Sam Pierstorff As a father, you never want to push your daughter away, but sometimes you have to like when she’s six years old and trying to ride a bike without training wheels for the first time, and you’re running as fast as you can behind her, one hand clenched to the […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
DesignView – Garbage Design: Modesto Invented Curbside Recycling

DesignView – Garbage Design: Modesto Invented Curbside Recycling

DesignView by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School Garbage Design: Modesto Invented Curbside Recycling The first Earth Day on April 22,1970, launched the modern environmental movement. It’s also a seminal day in Modesto’s design history. The first “Survival Walk” began that day with activists walking down the Central Valley, through Modesto. The six-week walk from […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
BrewView: The Felicity of Simplicity at bauhaus

BrewView: The Felicity of Simplicity at bauhaus

BrewView: The Felicity of Simplicity at bauhaus by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown   Tye Bauer, owner of Bauers 66 ½ in Mchenry Village, has expanded his endeavors and just opened bauhaus, a beer and wine lounge next to the beloved Tangled T’s at 5-Points, in one of the most recognizable buildings in the city. […]

5 Questions with Jim Christiansen

5 Questions with Jim Christiansen

5 Questions with Jim Christiansen by Monica Barber     For much of the last decade it has been the status quo to move forward, boldly plunging into the depths of contemporary art in the forefront of community. One of many local talented artists, Jim Christiansen has proven that art offers boundless opportunities for ingenuity, narrative, […]

By April 21, 2017 Read More →

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