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Young at Heart S.T.E.P.S

Young at Heart S.T.E.P.S

Young at Heart S.T.E.P.S. by: Copy from Vintage Faire AUGUST 1, 2016 THROUGH OCTOBER 24, 2016 Young at Heart (YAH) S.T.E.P.S. is a 12-week walking challenge offered twice a year in partnership with the Vintage Faire Mall. BEGINS AUGUST 1ST, 2016 Register at the Healthy Aging Booth from 8:00 – 9:30 AM on August 1st […]

Brian Setzer Orchestra Coming to Gallo Center!

Brian Setzer Orchestra Coming to Gallo Center!

It is Christmas time already and this is your first gift!  Modesto USA, we are going to have one awesome Rockabilly Christmas.  This is our music, this is our place and Modesto is going to rock and swing like crazy on December 22. How fantastic is this? The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three time […]

By July 20, 2016 Read More →
SF Outsidelands – The House by Heineken Lineup Announced

SF Outsidelands – The House by Heineken Lineup Announced

Greetings Friends: We are getting so close to opening day at SF Outsidelands. Ticket holders, you should be receiving your wristbands over the next few days. If you have not purchased your shuttle passes, please do it soon so you have easy in and out to Golden Gate Park Polo Fields. Check out this amazing […]

MJC Foundation celebrates college¹s 95th year at 20th Summer Sonata

MJC Foundation celebrates college¹s 95th year at 20th Summer Sonata

lMJC Foundation celebrates college’s 95th year at 20th Summer Sonata (Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Junior College Foundation is Celebrating 95 Years of Educational Excellence as the theme for this year’s Summer Sonata which is slated for Thursday, July 21 at Greens on Tenth, located at 947 10th Street in downtown Modesto. The elegant evening […]

Last Day of Fair, Today July 17th

Last Day of Fair, Today July 17th

Today is the last day of the Stanislaus County Fair. We hope you have been having as much fun as we have this season. Livestock Awards ceremony is at 10 a.m. on the Bud Light Variety Free Stage. TOMORROW AT THE FAIR, JULY 17th: Corona Day at the Fair. First 1,000 guests receive FREE gifts […]

Food & Drink

BrewView Putting the Produce in Producing Cocktails

BrewView Putting the Produce in Producing Cocktails

BrewView: Putting the Produce in Producing Cocktails Christopher Mitchell & Brandilyn Brown Not only is Modesto the home of 3 farmer’s markets (see list below), there are fruit stands on almost every corner. We are home of Loretelli’s, Rodin Farms, Fidel’s, and more. Have you wondered about making your own cocktails at home with fresh produce? […]

By July 15, 2016 Read More →
Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender by Chris Murphy We love our local spirits and our local produce and we love it them even more when they are all blended together for some refreshment on a summer day. Our friends at Do Good are teaming up with bartenders in our area to create some new signature drinks. Our first […]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
ChefView – Barking Hot Dogs

ChefView – Barking Hot Dogs

Chef View By Dana Johnson Barking Hot Dogs! Got this old song stuck in my head now; who let the dogs out, who, who?!!! No, not those kinds of dogs, but good old fashioned all-American hot dogs. Today it made no difference that I may have to hit the treadmill a couple extra hours after […]

By June 30, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

Stewart & Jasper now carries Jeremy Wine Co. If you have ever wine tasted in Lodi, you have likely had some Jeremy Wine. Although Jeremy Wine’s Albarino (a light, fruity white wine) has been available here for some time, now you can get the Chocolate Port, a delicious dessert wine with 5 varietals (including Portuguese) […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli event announced in Modesto Modesto, CA – Congregation Beth Shalom, the Center for Jewish Life in Modesto, has announced their plans for a new Jewish food and cultural celebration on Sunday June 5th called Shalom Deli.  Running from 10:30am – 2:00pm at the congregation’s campus on Sherwood near Doctor’s Hospital and Lady of […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →

Event Calendar

Brian Setzer Orchestra Coming to Gallo Center!

Brian Setzer Orchestra Coming to Gallo Center!

It is Christmas time already and this is your first gift!  Modesto USA, we are going to have one awesome Rockabilly Christmas.  This is our music, this is our place and Modesto is going to rock and swing like crazy on December 22. How fantastic is this? The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three time […]

By July 20, 2016 Read More →
Wine Festival Coming to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

Wine Festival Coming to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

Wine Festival Coming to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Turlock– The Central Valley Vinofest is coming to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. The summer festival centers on a wine lineup of some of the valley’s heaviest hitters. Guests will enjoy unlimited sampling, a souvenir tasting glass, admission to a charity art gallery, free parking, and great music. […]

By July 6, 2016 Read More →
Songwriter View Let Freedom Sing

Songwriter View Let Freedom Sing

SONGWRITERVIEW Let Freedom Sing by Patty Castillo Davis Independence Day is upon us and I thought it timely to explore the beautiful, monumental events which inspired the poetry of the lyrics to the Star Spangled Banner. I thought it could be educational and informative, but my Singer’s sensibility took over and the subject of the […]

By July 5, 2016 Read More →
Art View Anniversaries & New Celebrtations

Art View Anniversaries & New Celebrtations

Art View by Jim Christiansen July isn’t just Fireworks, parades and hip, hip, hooray.  It’s the Tenth anniversary of the magazine version of Modesto View, celebrated artfully at the Mod Stop/Peer Recovery Art Project Gallery with a ten-year retrospective show of Modesto View covers July 15 to August 15.  It is also Stanislaus County Fair […]

BargainView Summer is Here!

BargainView Summer is Here!

Summer is Here! by Monica Barber The summer season is in full tilt with the temperatures on the rise, my lovelies. Ms. M has been occupied looking for anything cool to do or new to appreciate in the Modesto area. It’s always amazing how a little sunshine can put you in the mood for fun. […]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →

Music

Brian Setzer Orchestra Coming to Gallo Center!

Brian Setzer Orchestra Coming to Gallo Center!

It is Christmas time already and this is your first gift!  Modesto USA, we are going to have one awesome Rockabilly Christmas.  This is our music, this is our place and Modesto is going to rock and swing like crazy on December 22. How fantastic is this? The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three time […]

By July 20, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView: The Hooten Hallers Conquering Modesto

RockabillyView: The Hooten Hallers Conquering Modesto

The Hooten Hallers Conquering Modesto In 2007, Modesto was introduced to a firestorm of two men taking the shallow cove at Minnie’s on McHenry We were unaware that these two men were going to be such a powerhouse; like none other. The promoter for the show didn’t have a place for these two gentle dogs […]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
Unplugged View – Live Music is Good for You

Unplugged View – Live Music is Good for You

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Live music is good for you. A virtuoso pianist once performed in Bulgaria during a massive flu outbreak. Thousands of people in the concert hall, and a great cacophony of coughing and hacking could be heard. But there were certain passages that this piano master played, during which all of […]

By June 30, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-Simple Minds

Weekend Needle Drop-Simple Minds

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums Simple Minds Sparkle in the Rain I have been a big fan of this band for years and think just about everything they released borders on brilliance. I saw Simple Minds supporting Sparkle in the Rain, so I think it is the perfect album to reflect on. They were main […]

By June 19, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP-52 WEEKS 52 RECORDS The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY! Imperial House Records WU3590 Released 1982 It is Graffiti Summer in Modesto and so I thought I would listen to a music that owes a debt to it’s origins right here in Modesto. Rockabilly and the sounds of the Maddox Brothers and […]

By June 12, 2016 Read More →

Stage Art

YouthView – Yes Company

YouthView – Yes Company

YouthView YES Company Celebrates 25 Years with Les Misérables By Cindy Fenech Celebrating its 25th season, YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company will perform “Les Misérables” beginning July 22 at the Gallo Center for the Arts. Winner of more than 100 international awards and seen by over 65 million people worldwide, Les Misérables is an epic […]

By June 30, 2016 Read More →
ArtView

ArtView

Art View By Jim Christiansen July isn’t just Fireworks, parades and hip, hip, hooray. It’s the Tenth anniversary of the magazine version of Modesto View, celebrated artfully at the Mod Stop/Peer Recovery Art Project Gallery with a ten-year retrospective show of Modesto View covers July 15 to August 15. It is also Stanislaus County Fair […]

By June 30, 2016 Read More →
PerformingView – Summer Salutations

PerformingView – Summer Salutations

A Time to Perform in July 2016 By Kaye Osborn Summer Salutations Dear Readers! It’s heating up in the valley. It’s time for grilling, picnics, concerts in the park and lazing by the pool!! Remember to take time to enjoy some amazing productions inside an air-conditioned facility. Just completed co-teaching a young writer’s camp at […]

By June 30, 2016 Read More →
PerformingView- Summer Theatre is On

PerformingView- Summer Theatre is On

Performing View By Kaye Osborn A Time to Perform in June Congratulations! You survived May Madness! June brings many different events to our area with classic car shows, concerts in the park, Graffiti Parade and much more. So grab your family and friends and enjoy our local offerings. Mama Mia at Gallo Center for the […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

Future of Modesto’s downtown is bright By Barrett Lipomi We are in a very exciting time for Modesto and the revitalization of our downtown. Our city has been victim to a down economy most of the past decade watching local business close and storefronts vacated. However, there is positive change happening now. Over the past […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →

Community

BrewView Putting the Produce in Producing Cocktails

BrewView Putting the Produce in Producing Cocktails

BrewView: Putting the Produce in Producing Cocktails Christopher Mitchell & Brandilyn Brown Not only is Modesto the home of 3 farmer’s markets (see list below), there are fruit stands on almost every corner. We are home of Loretelli’s, Rodin Farms, Fidel’s, and more. Have you wondered about making your own cocktails at home with fresh produce? […]

By July 15, 2016 Read More →
Wine Festival Coming to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

Wine Festival Coming to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

Wine Festival Coming to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Turlock– The Central Valley Vinofest is coming to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. The summer festival centers on a wine lineup of some of the valley’s heaviest hitters. Guests will enjoy unlimited sampling, a souvenir tasting glass, admission to a charity art gallery, free parking, and great music. […]

By July 6, 2016 Read More →
Songwriter View Let Freedom Sing

Songwriter View Let Freedom Sing

SONGWRITERVIEW Let Freedom Sing by Patty Castillo Davis Independence Day is upon us and I thought it timely to explore the beautiful, monumental events which inspired the poetry of the lyrics to the Star Spangled Banner. I thought it could be educational and informative, but my Singer’s sensibility took over and the subject of the […]

By July 5, 2016 Read More →
CommunityView – Beautiful to Be a Neighbor

CommunityView – Beautiful to Be a Neighbor

CommunityView By Maryann Spikes It’s a beautiful day to be a neighbor. In my neighborhood, we talk about a lot of issues in our Facebook group and on Nextdoor.com, but we also do something about them. Rather than whining that another mailbox was broken into, we petition the postmaster to go back to steel community […]

By July 2, 2016 Read More →
Art View Anniversaries & New Celebrtations

Art View Anniversaries & New Celebrtations

Art View by Jim Christiansen July isn’t just Fireworks, parades and hip, hip, hooray.  It’s the Tenth anniversary of the magazine version of Modesto View, celebrated artfully at the Mod Stop/Peer Recovery Art Project Gallery with a ten-year retrospective show of Modesto View covers July 15 to August 15.  It is also Stanislaus County Fair […]

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