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Turlock Lake Road Race 2015

Turlock Lake Road Race 2015

Turlock Lake Road Race 2015 TLRR is celebrating it’s 5th Anniversary this year and was named the 2015 NCNCA Masters Road Race Championships! This Road Race is the first event in the IRC Tire Championship Series. This stage will be will take place at Turlock Lake on March 28th 2015. The course will consist of […]

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Tresetti’s Fat Tuesday

Tresetti’s Fat Tuesday

Tressetti’s Madri Gras Sin City By Efren Martinez It was a block of outrageous fun, accompanied with loads of music and half-dressed female dancers on stage to tantalize the imagination. Even some of our own Modesto men got into the act as they showed off their beautiful shirtless muscular bodies and danced. Carnival costumes were […]

By February 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Famous Forest Lawn Cemetery

Famous Forest Lawn Cemetery

Famous Forest Lawn Cemetery By Russ Allsup Took a trip to the famous Forrest Lawn Cemetery in Westwood to see where some of the worlds’ most famous stars call their final resting place. I had been there before to see Frank Zappa’s grave but didn’t realize just how many of Hollywood’s famous were there. Finally […]

By February 18, 2015 Read More →

Food & Drink

Beer Festival Returns to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

Beer Festival Returns to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

Turlock, CA – Mark your calendars for an experience in taste, art, and award winning beers. The Central Valley Brewfest is celebrating the finest local breweries in California, along with great food and music. Guests will be able to enjoy unlimited sampling, a souvenir tasting mug, admission to a charity art gallery and free parking. […]

By February 13, 2015 Read More →
BarView – Happy Firkin Valentine

BarView – Happy Firkin Valentine

Happy Firkin Valentine’s Day! By Kate Firkin Serpa Photos by Phil Johnson Did you freaking see that Modesto ranked #8 on the ten most boring cities in California to live? EIGHTH? Eighth place means no medals, no trophies, no good. Eighth place doesn’t even get us a sympathetic pat on the back. The survey was […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →
ChefView – For the Love of Pasta

ChefView – For the Love of Pasta

Chef View For the Love of Pastas! By Dana Johnson When I think of “love”, especially in the month of February, I realize there are too many definitions to count. Some make our hearts beat faster, cheeks blush, goofy smiles, passionate racy thoughts, licking of the lips, and unfortunately on occasion love can hurt ya, […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →

Event Calendar

Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood Players

Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood Players

Welcome this popular bluegrass band for our first “roots music” concert. A snappy time is in store! Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players is an award winning acoustic quartet hailing from Stockton, California. These four gentlemen effortlessly blend Americana, Bluegrass, Soul, and Old Time Music to create a unique, fresh, and energetic sound. […]

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Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock to Host Poetry Reading

Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock to Host Poetry Reading

Join us this Sunday for the Inspiring Women Opening Reception and Poetry Reading March 1, 2015 2pm – 5pm The Carnegie will host a poetry reading and reception for the artists on Sunday, March 1, 2015. The reading will begin at 2pm followed by a free public reception from 3-5pm. Cookies, tea and coffee will be […]

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Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival scheduled for March 12-15

Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival scheduled for March 12-15

Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival scheduled for March 12-15   (Modesto) – The Music Departments of Modesto Junior College, San Joaquin Delta College, University of the Pacific and Sacramento State University present the Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival with six concerts scheduled from March 12 through March 15, including two performances by the critically acclaimed […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →

Music

John Oates in Hollywood

John Oates in Hollywood

John Oates at Amoeba Hollywood By Russ Allsup I went to Amoeba Records in Hollywood to scour for treasures in the dollar bins like I usually do when a poster on the wall caught my sight- “John Oates from Hall and Oates- Free show at Amoeba on Feb. 5th, 2015″! The price was right and […]

By February 18, 2015 Read More →
Rocker Robben Ford Coming to the State Theatre

Rocker Robben Ford Coming to the State Theatre

Press release provided by the State Theatre Guitar virtuoso Robben Ford’s new album Into The Sun shines a bright light on his artful, contemporary songwriting and the stunning playing that’s made him a favorite foil of Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison and other legends. The five-time Grammy nominee describes the 11-song set as “one […]

By February 12, 2015 Read More →
MetalView – Death Metal in Ceres

MetalView – Death Metal in Ceres

Metal View – By Mike Vanek DEATH METAL IN CERES & THE LOCAL KID DONE GOOD… Greeting and salutations friends and neighbors!! I’m back to spread the word of 209 Area Heavy Metal. This month we have a couple topics that need to be discussed. First of all we need to take a trip to […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →

Stage Art

InterVIEW with Emily Kay Shrader

InterVIEW with Emily Kay Shrader

The Gallo Center of the Arts will be hosting Sister Act, in its second national tour, March 26th & 27th. Brandilyn Brown at MV was very lucky to get to speak to Modesto native Emily Kay Shrader, about making it big and coming back home to perform at our great local arts center as Sister […]

By March 1, 2015 Read More →
Street View – Classic Mural Tour

Street View – Classic Mural Tour

Magical Classical Mural Tour By Chris Murphy Modesto USA, the birthplace of American Graffiti. Modesto is the home of the original “Where were you in ’62” high school class. Our people and places were the inspiration for George Lucas’ 1973 film that paved the road of nostalgia, changed modern film making and put the soundtrack […]

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Art View – For the Love of Art

Art View – For the Love of Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen For the love of Art. Valentine’s Day month opens with notice from the Stanislaus County Artists Open Studio, there will be 65 Artists in the 2015 Event. Modesto View is a sponsor of the event that features local artists in a variety of media, on display, and working demonstrations in […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →

Community

InterVIEW with Emily Kay Shrader

InterVIEW with Emily Kay Shrader

The Gallo Center of the Arts will be hosting Sister Act, in its second national tour, March 26th & 27th. Brandilyn Brown at MV was very lucky to get to speak to Modesto native Emily Kay Shrader, about making it big and coming back home to perform at our great local arts center as Sister […]

By March 1, 2015 Read More →
Valhalla Mead: Pillage Responsibly This St. Patrick’s Day

Valhalla Mead: Pillage Responsibly This St. Patrick’s Day

If you love St. Patrick’s Day and want to celebrate in true Irish-Scandinavian style, consider a bottle of mead. Valhalla Mead to be exact! Founded by father and son, Robert & Alex Eltringham, they are on the cusp of becoming the next great thing produced in Modesto. They brew their mead the old-fashioned way, using […]

By March 1, 2015 Read More →
Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood Players

Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood Players

Welcome this popular bluegrass band for our first “roots music” concert. A snappy time is in store! Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players is an award winning acoustic quartet hailing from Stockton, California. These four gentlemen effortlessly blend Americana, Bluegrass, Soul, and Old Time Music to create a unique, fresh, and energetic sound. […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →

Other Recent Posts

Adolescent Punk Rules

Adolescent Punk Rules

Adolescent Punk By Russ Allsup Legendary punk rock band The Adolescents gave a blistering free concert at Amoeba Records in Hollywood on Wed., Febuary 18th to celebrate the release of their 12th album. The Adolescents started in 1980 in Fullerton, Ca. and have been through a few roster changes through the years. In the past […]

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MJC Theater presents Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”

MJC Theater presents Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”

    MJC Theater presents Shakespeare’s tragic love story “Romeo and Juliet” (Modesto, CA) –The Modesto Junior College Theater Department will stage William Shakespeare’s tragic love story “Romeo and Juliet” on March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28 at 7:30 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and […]

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Paddle to the Sea Info Meeting

Paddle to the Sea Info Meeting

Paddle to the Sea Info Session – Modesto   Thursday, March 5th – 6:30 PM Jaunt Adventure Gear 1508 10th Street Modesto, CA Next week, we’ll be launching registration for the seventh annual Paddle to the Sea, the Tuolumne River Trust’s annual paddle-a-thon from the Sierra to the Sea to protect and restore the Tuolumne […]

By February 26, 2015 Read More →
MJC presents screening of documentary “The Human Face of Big Data”

MJC presents screening of documentary “The Human Face of Big Data”

(Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film The Human Face of Big Data on Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.  The free event is part of the CEP Spring Film and Lecture […]

By February 23, 2015 Read More →
Final weekend for “The Women” at Prospect Theater

Final weekend for “The Women” at Prospect Theater

The reviews continue to pour in (even as we overhear casual conversations at Starbucks), and we have a hit! With our final weekend approaching, and more sellouts expected, be sure to get your tickets ASAP if you want to catch what has certainly been a fantastic production of “The Women.”   To get your tickets […]

By February 17, 2015 Read More →
The Kingsman: Secret Service

The Kingsman: Secret Service

The Kingsman: Secret Service, based on a comic book series, is not your typical action movie. Colin Firth plays Henry Hart, aka Galahad. A gentleman, a tailor, an English spy. In a mishap during a Middle-Eastern assignment, a fellow spy dies. Plagued with guilt, he visits his friend’s widow (played by Samantha Womack) and son […]

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