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GreetingsView – I Am Thankful

GreetingsView – I Am Thankful

Greetings Modesto Friends, I am thankful. I am thankful for my family and friends. I am thankful for creative and curious people. I am thankful for the energy of people that have ideas, who take action, think about the future, think about other people, get things done and love their community. This energy is special […]

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BigView – Modesto Craftiness Goes Mod

BigView – Modesto Craftiness Goes Mod

Big View By Chris Murphy I love crafty and creative people. Better yet, I love it when there are a lot of creative and crafty people like we have here in Modesto. From the musicians who craft amazing music, to our artists that craft wonderful works of art, to our super diverse group of crafts […]

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MetalView – Recollecting 20 Years

MetalView – Recollecting 20 Years

Metal View – By Mike Vanek Reflections of the past and future 20 years of 209 Heavy Metal and Rock Shows… Hi & Howdy friends and neighbors!! As you may know I was fortunate enough to win a MAMA Award for best live music promoter… Before I go on, I must congratulate Best Metal Band […]

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Food & Drink

BarView – Healthy Drinking

BarView – Healthy Drinking

BarView By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson Trotting Towards Health: Greens on Tenth I have a healthy family. They enjoy running; I enjoy sandwiches. Their idea of a fun vacation involves outdoorsy hikes; I would rather sleep in. They say, “Egg white omelet?” Negative — I vote mimosas and bacon. When I think ‘running, […]

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FW: ChefView – Handmade for My Mouth!

FW: ChefView – Handmade for My Mouth!

Chef View By Dana Johnson Handmade For My Mouth! HANDMADE: def. made by hand, not by machine, and typically therefore of superior quality. That is an accurate description of the tortillas made right before your eyes, heading straight for your mouth, and a sensation for your taste buds at Rancho Fresco (RF) Mexican Grill! Yes, […]

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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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Event Calendar

InterView- Matt Nathanson

InterView- Matt Nathanson

InterView Matt Nathanson Returns to Modesto By Chris Murphy Matt Nathanson is an honorary Modestan and each and every one of us can feel good when you hear his songs on the radio. Matt has lived in San Francisco since 1997 and quickly became a regular fixture in the Modesto music scene. The first X […]

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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 […]

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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 →

Music

MAMAView – MAMAs a Great Time

MAMAView – MAMAs a Great Time

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin Wow what a great time we all had with the Modesto Area Music Awards this year. When Murphy and Ricci conceived the idea for the 1st MAMA 15 Years ago back in Y2K, most of the members of the Youth Bands were not even born. Maybe they had it in […]

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RockabillyView – Roddy Jackson

RockabillyView – Roddy Jackson

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Let’s stand-up and give a huge applause to Mr. Roddy Jackson, 2014 Rockabilly M.A.M.A. winner!! If, you weren’t lucky enough to witness a magical night of reuniting musicians on Oct 14th. You missed one heck of a party. Mr.Jackson reunited with some old friends Kent Witt and the Downbeats, taking the […]

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Gin Blossoms Mr. Tambourine Man

Gin Blossoms Mr. Tambourine Man

Mr. Tambourine Man By Efren Martinez Gin Blossoms The Gin Blossoms came on stage at The Gallo Center in Modesto with an exciting and carefree crow. The most freewill show I’ve ever been to. The band was a collective of 5 this time with the lead singer using every bit of the stage for his […]

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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 […]

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Community

Rockin’ Holiday is Coming!

Rockin’ Holiday is Coming!

Rockin’ Holiday Returns to Modesto USA Modesto, CA – The good old days of Modesto’s past are coming back. The Modesto Rockin’ Holidays are coming to 10th St Place on the Modesto Historic Cruise Route this December. We are bringing the good times back and we take you back to the retro rockin’ times in […]

By November 17, 2014 Read More →
All Ages View

All Ages View

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson It’s the time of year we all start to think about what we are truly thankful for. I had the honor of going to The Modesto Area Music Awards (MAMAS), with my dad. It made me realize what a great music scene Modesto has to offer. Whether it’s Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, […]

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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 →

Other Recent Posts

Interview Soko with Foster The People

Interview Soko with Foster The People

Soko – On Stage for the World Soko w/ Foster the People Interview By Efren Martinez Soko the actress and professional recording artist was just handpicked by Foster the People to open for them on their upcoming tour, which includes a stop at The Fox Theater in Oakland, CA on November 8. ModestoView friends, let […]

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Valhalla Mead: Pillage Responsibly

Valhalla Mead: Pillage Responsibly

  When I find something I love, it’s hard to be quiet about it. In the spirit of Shop Local November and Small Business Saturday, I wanted to introduce you to one of my favorite small and local companies. If you love mead, look no further than Valhalla. Founded by father and son, Robert & […]

By November 7, 2014 Read More →
FitView – Aqua Aerobics 101

FitView – Aqua Aerobics 101

FitView By Efren Martinez Aqua Aerobics 101 Swimming is a great part of my training as a tri-athlete although it can be somewhat monotonous going back and forth 128 times in a 25 meter pool. But there is an alternative if you’re not training for a long distance swim. Sherrie DeBerry has been teaching aqua […]

By November 6, 2014 Read More →
BargainView-November

BargainView-November

BargainView By Monica Barber The sun creeped down the horizon sometime ago and I’m adjusting to writing in my car by overhead light. I excused myself from writing in the corner of Preservation Coffee so that the lovely people could get home. It’s shaped up to be another late night working on words for Ms. […]

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PoetryView _ Handle With Care

PoetryView _ Handle With Care

Poetry View by Sam Pierstorff Handle With Care When love arrived on our doorstop in a box wrapped in plain brown delivered by a man in the same color, we shook it—its tiny pieces rattling like popcorn kernels in an iron skillet. The directions were in Mandarin and French. We spoke neither. I retrieved the […]

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ArtView – November

ArtView – November

Art View By Jim Christiansen Sometimes you need a road trip. Gives you new ideas, see new things, get out of the rut. My last column just finished before hopping a plane to Boston. I’d never been there before. I lucked into Arts week in Boston. Logged 8 hours at the Museum of Fine Art, […]

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