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ModestoView October is Here!

ModestoView October is Here!

Ghosts and Goblins are getting ready….the thrills and chills are coming. The fall harvest is happening and we are getting ready for a deliciously haunted October. This is one of our favorite months of the years as we Rocktober with MAMAs, we shriek with fear at the Summoning, we celebrate Cheesiness with Cheese and Wine. [...]

Medic Alert Safety Fair in Turlock

Medic Alert Safety Fair in Turlock

Great family event today Saturday Sept 27 in Turlock at the MedicAlert Foundation Super Hero Kids Health & Safety Fair. FREE event for the community from 10-2 @ the MedicAlert campus. Event will feature bicycle rodeo, bounce houses, kids crafts, first responder demonstrations and much more! MedicAlert Foundation [image] MedicAlert Foundation We are available 24/7 [...]

By September 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Redwood Tango Ensemble in Modesto

Redwood Tango Ensemble in Modesto

Redwood Tango Ensemble in Modesto By Mary Menz By The Redwood Tango Ensemble, an energetic San Francisco tango quintet, comes to Modesto on Saturday, Oct. 11, to perform for a milonga (tango party) sponsored by Modesto Tango, a non-profit group of tango aficionados. It will be Modesto Tango’s first use of live musicians for a [...]

By September 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Food & Drink

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 [...]

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ChefView – Paul’s Rustic Oven

ChefView – Paul’s Rustic Oven

ChefView By Dana Johnson Paul’s Rustic Oven Pizza, Make it an Event! So there I was, working at Sciabica’s 78th anniversary party and annual case sale showcasing 6 Dana~licious original recipes with their remarkable olive oils for their special customers when I smelled something else that was making me hungry! The customers were walking in [...]

By September 6, 2014 Read More →
FitView – Just 1 Donut

FitView – Just 1 Donut

FitView Express By Efren Martinez Just 1 Donut Please Duncan Donuts is now open in Modesto. I’m not into sugary fried dough myself, but if you want to indulge; remember to enjoy your donut with control and moderation. It’s high in saturated fat and loaded with hundreds of calories. In fact, you will have to [...]

By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Event Calendar

Day On the Green is Back-Oct 4

Day On the Green is Back-Oct 4

Day on the Green is Back with Big Brother –Oct 4 By Liz Hozmer Bill Graham gave us 20 years of “Day on the Green”, but those ended the year after the fateful crash in 91. Were not Bill, but we do know how to party. So shake out your tie dyes, grab your blanket, [...]

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Blake Mills Live – Sept 19 – The Chapel

Blake Mills Live – Sept 19 – The Chapel

Interview – Blake Mills By Efren Martinez Blake Mills is a singer, songwriter and producer, Blake is also one of the most sought after session guitar players in the country, he has played with the likes of Fiona Apple, Norah Jones, Billy Gibbons, Kid Rock, Cass McCombs, Jackson Browne, Lucinda Williams, Band of Horses and [...]

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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 →

Music

Pepe Aguilar was Wonderful

Pepe Aguilar was Wonderful

Pepe Aguilar’s Show Review By Efren Martinez Pepe Aguilar performed to a lovely and very well dressed group of fans. Many of them arrived in limos and chauffeured buses. The concert goers were pleasant and ready to enjoy Pepe’s wonderful music with the king of spirits, “Budweiser.” As I enjoyed the concert, I couldn’t help [...]

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Pepe Aguilar at Gallo Center

Pepe Aguilar at Gallo Center

Pepe Aguilar at Gallo By Efren Martinez Creciendo en un hogar Mexicano, no era raro escuchar canciones como Recurdame Bonito Razones de Más y Soy Casado. Estos son sólo un puño de las muchas canciones de Pepe Aguilar que escuchamos en voz alta sobre nuestro estéreo de las casa. El barrio no le importaba el [...]

By September 10, 2014 Read More →
Huey Lewis & the Power of Love

Huey Lewis & the Power of Love

Huey’s Power of Love By: Efren Martinez Last night Huey Lewis and The News gave Modesto his Power of Love. From the moment he came on, the crowd was as anxious to get up and dance as if they were all on their mark for a foot race. Soon as Huey gave the word to [...]

By September 6, 2014 Read More →

Stage Art

‘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 →
PerformingView

PerformingView

A Time to Perform in September By Kaye Osborn So, dear readers, I know that many of you are very supportive of local theatrical productions. I encourage you to continue your traditions and include Center Stage Conservatory’s Lower Level Studio! I contacted one of the Artistic Directors; Traci Sprague (the other being Megan James) the [...]

By September 6, 2014 Read More →
ArtView- September 2014

ArtView- September 2014

Art View By Jim Christiansen September marks the opening of a new major exhibit at Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock. Joan Miro, Fantastic Universe, Prints by the Master of Surrealism. Miro is one of my favorite artists, and the show will feature approximately Sixty works. Exhibition will showcase Miro’s printmaking exploration towards the end of [...]

By September 6, 2014 Read More →

Community

FamousView – Don’t Reach Under the Bed

FamousView – Don’t Reach Under the Bed

I don’t know how you feel about the paranormal but living on I Street for a couple of years made me feel like we are simply not alone. Could it be that the McHenrys still roam the grounds of the mansion or that some long passed Gallos still come back for a sip or two? [...]

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AuthorView – Local Author’s Fair Coming Up

AuthorView – Local Author’s Fair Coming Up

We believe in writers because so many of us here at the ModestoView are proud to be able to share the words we write with you and we feel that writing brings people together. We hope that you join us on Sept. 20 at the Modesto Library for the Local Author’s Fair. You will meet [...]

By September 14, 2014 Read More →
Modesto Chamber / MJC Harvest Lunch Big Success

Modesto Chamber / MJC Harvest Lunch Big Success

Modesto Chamber / MJC Harvest Lunch Big Success By Chris Murphy Graceada Park was the place to be today to celebrate agriculture as the Modesto Chamber presented the 53rd Annual Harvest Luncheon September 12. It was great to see everyone out for the Modesto Chamber MJC Harvest Lunch today. Over $15,000 in scholarship money was [...]

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Other Recent Posts

Royal Blood Takes Off Off

Royal Blood Takes Off Off

GlobalView Royal Blood Interview By: Efren Martinez While covering the Aftershock rock music festival recently I somehow got caught up in a mosh pit. For this 140lbs Modesto View crew member, it was either mosh or be moshed. Since then, I have found a new revised view on my Rock music that goes beyond the [...]

By September 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Virtual Fire Department Ride Along

Virtual Fire Department Ride Along

Modesto Fire Department to Conduct Virtual “Ride-Along” Have you ever wanted to ride in a fire engine and learn what a firefighter does? Are you curious about a career in firefighting and would like a sneak peek into the duties of a firefighter? This Friday, followers of the Modesto Fire Department’s Facebook and Twitter will [...]

By September 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Who & What Inspired Sgt. Pepper?

Who & What Inspired Sgt. Pepper?

By Chris Murphy Which record inspired Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band? Paul McCartney credits the amazing “Pet Sounds” as the inspiration to push the Beatles to make Sgt Pepper. Brian Wilson, the creative genius of the Beach Boys set out to make a concept album and changed the way LP records would be made [...]

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Renowned astrophysicist and UC Berkeley professor of astronomy to speak at MJC

Renowned astrophysicist and UC Berkeley professor of astronomy to speak at MJC

UC Berkeley professor to speak on “Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe” at MJC The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation entitled “Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe” by Alex Filippenko, professor of astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley on Friday, October 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mary Stuart [...]

By September 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Join a Marathon Training Group

Join a Marathon Training Group

By Karen Lozano Whether you’re looking to lose weight, become more active, meet new people, or cross it off your bucket list, training for and running the Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon (SAMM) may be just what you’re looking for. “I never thought running was for me,” said Debbie Myetich of Turlock. After hearing about the [...]

By September 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Chulavista Rose

Chulavista Rose

Global View Chulavista Rose By Efren Martinez While in Cabo San Lucas, you don’t have to look far to find a Chulavista. In fact, a beautiful view is every which way you look if your staying at Pueblo Bonito’s Rose. At the end of January, I found myself there once again to start my open [...]

By September 19, 2014 Read More →
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