News

Glen Campbell’s “I’ll Be Me”: A story about his life and battle with Alzheimer’s Disease

Glen Campbell’s “I’ll Be Me”: A story about his life and battle with Alzheimer’s Disease

The local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is putting on a two-part event to raise money and awareness of this dreaded disease.  A Kick-off event with the screening of the critically acclaimed film about Glen Campbell’s life and battle with Alzheimer’s disease will take place at the State Theatre in Modesto on August 8.  Then […]

By July 28, 2015 Read More →
Indie Entertainment Summit Coming Aug 5-8

Indie Entertainment Summit Coming Aug 5-8

Indie Entertainment Summit Coming Aug 5-8 By Russ Allsup The fourth annual IES : the Indie Entertainment Summit is coming up fast and looks to be one of the biggest events in the entertainment industry. The summit, founded by 40+ year industry veteran CEO Jay Warinske, covers all aspects of the entertainment field and is […]

By July 26, 2015 Read More →
Berlin on the Boardwalk

Berlin on the Boardwalk

Berlin On The Boardwalk By Efren Martinez The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk still remains a yearly must do for the whole family. With endless fun, awesome attractions and free concerts, it’s a good investment to visit them several times during the summer. On July 17th I got to experience the 80’s Retro band Berlin featuring […]

By July 22, 2015 Read More →
Aftershock Hits on October 24 & 25

Aftershock Hits on October 24 & 25

Aftershock Hits on October 24 & 25 The biggest music festival to ever happen in Northern California has just been announced. Monster Energy Drink is presenting The Aftershock Muscic Festival on October 24-25 at Gibson Ranch in Sacramento, Ca.. With a festival lineup most could ony dream of, they’ll be talking about this one for […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →
Tour Des Compadres Live

Tour Des Compadres Live

Tour De Compadres By Efren Martinez This tour is happening right now all across the United States. The Compadres are made up of Colony House, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, Switchfoot and NEEDTOBREATHE. I ended up experiencing this great show personally in San Francisco on July 9th at the Masonic. Days prior I hooked up […]

By July 19, 2015 Read More →

Food & Drink

Reporters Needed Contest!

Reporters Needed Contest!

Do your friends call you a wino? Do have a giant dark room under your house full of old bottles and oak barrels? We need a team of two bonafide vino lovers with the skills to be reporters to cover Vinofest 2015 for us. You will be tasked with interviewing vendors and staff, taking photos […]

By July 29, 2015 Read More →
ChefView – Fresh Eats!

ChefView – Fresh Eats!

Chef View Get Your Fresh On! By Dana Johnson Here it is, a hot summer in the valley, each of us looking for a way to beat the heat and still enjoy the best of it all. Of course, we have numerous choices, its Modesto after all; we have plenty of ice cream/ yogurt shops […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
Local Turlock Marketing Agency Receives International Website Award Nomination

Local Turlock Marketing Agency Receives International Website Award Nomination

The Awwwards Acknowledge Modesto’s Galletto Ristorante’s Website in the Best Hotel and Restaurant Category For Immediate Release: Turlock, CA/ June 23, 2015: Turlock’s Ali Cox & Company Marketing is thrilled to announce that Galleto Ristorante’s new website, www.galletto.biz, was honored by the prestigious Awwwards.com in the best hotel and restaurant category. Ali Cox and her […]

By June 23, 2015 Read More →
BarView – Last Call

BarView – Last Call

Last Call By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson So I’ve got good news and bad news. Bad news is this will be my last ModestoView BarView (cue: boo, hiss). Good news is that Phil and I have chosen our three favorite stops for this last stumble, and as I’m currently eyeballs-deep in the good […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
ChefView – Retro Graffiti Fun!

ChefView – Retro Graffiti Fun!

Chef View By Dana Johnson Retro Graffiti Food & Fun Strikes & Spares Grill/Yosemite Lanes What is the first thing you think of when it comes to American Graffiti? Cruising cool cars, jukebox tunes, waitresses on roller skates, burgers, fries, shakes, black leather bomber jackets and poodle skirts, or do you just feel the nostalgia […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →

Event Calendar

Glen Campbell’s “I’ll Be Me”: A story about his life and battle with Alzheimer’s Disease

Glen Campbell’s “I’ll Be Me”: A story about his life and battle with Alzheimer’s Disease

The local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is putting on a two-part event to raise money and awareness of this dreaded disease.  A Kick-off event with the screening of the critically acclaimed film about Glen Campbell’s life and battle with Alzheimer’s disease will take place at the State Theatre in Modesto on August 8.  Then […]

By July 28, 2015 Read More →
SONORA’S ALL HALLOWS FANTASY FAIRE STRIKES BACK!

SONORA’S ALL HALLOWS FANTASY FAIRE STRIKES BACK!

PRESS RELEASE-   7/28/15 (Tickets on-sale now) SONORA’S- ALL HALLOWS FANTASY FAIRE- STRIKES BACK!  The Original 7th Annual All Hallows Fantasy Faire returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora. This year’s theme will be celebrating the world of Star Wars, or as we would like to say, “The All Hallows Fantasy Faire Strikes Back!” […]

By July 28, 2015 Read More →
The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Invitational Photography Show” August 18 – September 11

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Invitational Photography Show” August 18 – September 11

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Invitational Photography Show” August 18 – September 11 The Mistlin Gallery is proud to announce the opening of an invitational photography show, “Collision IV” hosted by David Schroeder. The show opens August 18 and runs through September 11. The Downtown Modesto Art Walk is Thursday, […]

By July 28, 2015 Read More →
Inaugural Central Valley Vinofest Offers Wine and Art for Worthy Cause

Inaugural Central Valley Vinofest Offers Wine and Art for Worthy Cause

Inaugural Central Valley Vinofest Offers Wine and Art for Worthy Cause Turlock – The Central Valley is getting a new summer festival centered on a wine lineup of some of the Valley’s heaviest hitters. The inaugural Central Valley Vinofest will take place late August at the picturesque Pageo Lavender Farms. This evening event will celebrate […]

By July 27, 2015 Read More →
Big Changes are Coming to the Sierra Dinner Train!

Big Changes are Coming to the Sierra Dinner Train!

Big Changes are Coming to the Sierra Dinner Train! And we wanted to give you the inside scoop!     We at the Sierra DinnerTrain are very excited to announce our $3 million train renovation and track restoration project. Your feedback has been vital to helping us make these improvements, and we wanted to share […]

By July 27, 2015 Read More →

Music

Tour Des Compadres Live

Tour Des Compadres Live

Tour De Compadres By Efren Martinez This tour is happening right now all across the United States. The Compadres are made up of Colony House, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, Switchfoot and NEEDTOBREATHE. I ended up experiencing this great show personally in San Francisco on July 9th at the Masonic. Days prior I hooked up […]

By July 19, 2015 Read More →
Three Degrees of Separation

Three Degrees of Separation

Broken Toys-Three Degrees of Separation By Willie Hines The upcoming Broken Toys concert at the Gallo Center on Saturday, July 18 promises to be a multimedia extravaganza with the musical participants all connected by the proverbial six degrees of separation. Actually,..better make that three. The band’s members and their special guests have all crossed musical […]

By July 13, 2015 Read More →
MAMAView – Freedom Rock

MAMAView – Freedom Rock

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin Is that Freedom Rock? Then turn it UP! It is July and we are celebrating our Independence as a country with BBQ and music. If you like music, arts and fun (like we do at ModestoView), then you are living in the right place. So much is always going on, […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
Unplugged View – Jestival

Unplugged View – Jestival

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan The San Francisco Free Folk Festival went beautifully a couple weekends past. I spent the day in fellowship with many wonderful people in the Bay Area folk music scene; attended a musical saw workshop; enjoyed some Arabic dance music complete with a bevy of belly dancers, a Celtic a capella […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
BluesView

BluesView

Blues View by Earl Matthews Hello friends, it’s been a few months since I have written a column. Life has been busy, and I have been holding on tight to the rails. I am happy to be writing again, and I hope you find time to attend some of the great events happening all around […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →

Stage Art

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Invitational Photography Show” August 18 – September 11

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Invitational Photography Show” August 18 – September 11

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Invitational Photography Show” August 18 – September 11 The Mistlin Gallery is proud to announce the opening of an invitational photography show, “Collision IV” hosted by David Schroeder. The show opens August 18 and runs through September 11. The Downtown Modesto Art Walk is Thursday, […]

By July 28, 2015 Read More →
ArtView – July Art

ArtView – July Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen July is a working vacation month for me. Here are some vacation and staycation ideas for Art View readers. This month Jennifer and I roll out of Modesto, into the heat of the night, and day to enjoy some fireworks, and the Grand Opening of Gallery Red in Las Vegas, […]

PerformingView – Mary Poppins and More!

PerformingView – Mary Poppins and More!

A Time to Perform in July By Kaye Osborn Hello July! This month the YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company presents Mary Poppins at the Gallo Center for the Arts. YES Company, created by the amazing Melanee Wyatt, and chartered by Stanislaus County Office of Education and Modesto City Schools began in 1992. It has grown […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
PoetryView

PoetryView

Gardening with my Son By Sam Pierstorff Parent, Husband, MJC English Professor, Poetry Slam Star, Ninja Poet, Reverend, and Poet Laureate Today we plant plum trees, and you are dragging my pickaxe by its splintered handle because it weighs as much as you do. The rusty end etches tangerine lines across the concrete as you […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Summer Splash”

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Summer Splash”

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Summer Splash,” a CCAA member art show, July 14 – August 14 Summer Splash will feature two- and three-dimensional art. New Artists may bring in work for review for Saturday, June 27, 12-2 p.m. by appointment – call Marianne Ward,209-524-9648 Receive and hang July 11 from  12 to […]

By June 30, 2015 Read More →

Community

Glen Campbell’s “I’ll Be Me”: A story about his life and battle with Alzheimer’s Disease

Glen Campbell’s “I’ll Be Me”: A story about his life and battle with Alzheimer’s Disease

The local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is putting on a two-part event to raise money and awareness of this dreaded disease.  A Kick-off event with the screening of the critically acclaimed film about Glen Campbell’s life and battle with Alzheimer’s disease will take place at the State Theatre in Modesto on August 8.  Then […]

By July 28, 2015 Read More →
SONORA’S ALL HALLOWS FANTASY FAIRE STRIKES BACK!

SONORA’S ALL HALLOWS FANTASY FAIRE STRIKES BACK!

PRESS RELEASE-   7/28/15 (Tickets on-sale now) SONORA’S- ALL HALLOWS FANTASY FAIRE- STRIKES BACK!  The Original 7th Annual All Hallows Fantasy Faire returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora. This year’s theme will be celebrating the world of Star Wars, or as we would like to say, “The All Hallows Fantasy Faire Strikes Back!” […]

By July 28, 2015 Read More →
The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Invitational Photography Show” August 18 – September 11

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Invitational Photography Show” August 18 – September 11

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Invitational Photography Show” August 18 – September 11 The Mistlin Gallery is proud to announce the opening of an invitational photography show, “Collision IV” hosted by David Schroeder. The show opens August 18 and runs through September 11. The Downtown Modesto Art Walk is Thursday, […]

By July 28, 2015 Read More →
Inaugural Central Valley Vinofest Offers Wine and Art for Worthy Cause

Inaugural Central Valley Vinofest Offers Wine and Art for Worthy Cause

Inaugural Central Valley Vinofest Offers Wine and Art for Worthy Cause Turlock – The Central Valley is getting a new summer festival centered on a wine lineup of some of the Valley’s heaviest hitters. The inaugural Central Valley Vinofest will take place late August at the picturesque Pageo Lavender Farms. This evening event will celebrate […]

By July 27, 2015 Read More →
Big Changes are Coming to the Sierra Dinner Train!

Big Changes are Coming to the Sierra Dinner Train!

Big Changes are Coming to the Sierra Dinner Train! And we wanted to give you the inside scoop!     We at the Sierra DinnerTrain are very excited to announce our $3 million train renovation and track restoration project. Your feedback has been vital to helping us make these improvements, and we wanted to share […]

By July 27, 2015 Read More →

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