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Walk a Mile 2017 Calendar Unveiling

Walk a Mile 2017 Calendar Unveiling

ModestoView is proud to support and be a part of the Haven Women’s Center’s Annual fundraiser, Walk a Mile in her shoes. Please join us October 27th, and Kick Up Your Heels, at the sister event to Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, where Haven will unveil their 2017 Walk a Mile calendar featuring men […]

By September 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
25th Anniversary this Sunday at Beth Shalom

25th Anniversary this Sunday at Beth Shalom

Sunday Afternoons at CBS begins our 25th Anniversary Season starting this Sunday the 25th at 3 pm with Dirty Cello (picture below). We want you to join the party and help us celebrate! RSVP…Mark your calendars…read about all the fun below! You’re Invited to Join Sunday Afternoons at CBS as We Celebrate 25 Years All […]

By September 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Ohana Music Festival on the Beach

Ohana Music Festival on the Beach

Ohana Music Festival on the Beach by Russ Allsup and Dan Westcott Upon arriving at the very first Ohana Fest, the vibe was friendly and laid back. The first sight as one exited the freeway was the blue water and splashing waves of the Pacific Ocean, which added to the anticipation. After securing a parking spot, […]

By September 17, 2016 Read More →
Fitness Pays!

Fitness Pays!

Fitness and Health Pays By Sara & MCB Media Team Most people know how to help conserve energy and reduce waste by doing things like turning out the lights in empty rooms, recycling and using refillable water bottles. These are all important steps that we can feel good about, but many “green” solutions can be […]

By September 16, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Celebrating 60 years of Capitol Studios

Celebrating 60 years of Capitol Studios

Celebrating 60 years of Capitol Studios by Russ Allsup Capitol Studios opened its doors to the public in celebration of its 60th anniversary on May 20-21 with a weekend full of events that included tours of their legendary recording studios, a record fair and live performances. As soon as you enter the iconic Capitol Tower […]

By September 16, 2016 Read More →

Food & Drink

14th Annual Tastes of the Valley

14th Annual Tastes of the Valley

14TH ANNUAL “TASTES OF THE VALLEY” AT THE STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS Turlock, CA (September 13, 2016) — “Come Grow with Us” as Stanislaus State Agricultural Studies Department and Friends of the Fair Foundation present the 14th annual Tastes of the Valley Wine and Cheese event at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. The Tastes of the Valley […]

By September 13, 2016 Read More →
Local Fruit Stands

Local Fruit Stands

Our local fruit stands are an absolute treasure and will help you stay fit and healthy by eating fresh and tasty produce grown right here in the Central Valley. This handy list of local certified farmer’s market locations will help you find your groove and stay on track with your health goals. Remember to take […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Sangria

BrewView: Sangria

BrewView: Sangria by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Sangria has been a beloved beverage for centuries. We can thank Spain for this refreshing, easy-to-drink beverage. It’s grown even more in popularity in the last few years, and Starbucks just introduced a non-alcoholic tea-based version.  There are fewer alcoholic beverages as refreshing as Sangria. Sangria is […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →
ChefView – Eat Your Veggies

ChefView – Eat Your Veggies

Chef View By Dana Johnson Eat Your Veggies!!! With lightning speed, August is already here! From hot August nights to back to school, we can all benefit from healthy eating to give us that extra boost. We are so fortunate to live here where the 2nd largest leafy produce growers, Ratto Bros. of Modesto grows […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →
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 →

Event Calendar

Morgan Dorr to Play Patterson’s “Let there Be Music Fest” Exclusive Interview

Morgan Dorr to Play Patterson’s “Let there Be Music Fest” Exclusive Interview

I am so sad when people complain there is nothing to do here. I can tell you with conviction that we are one of the busiest cities on the west coast. We have great venues, great festivals, great holiday celebrations, and every weekend you will find something fun to do. Our calendar is always jam packed […]

By September 23, 2016 Read More →
The Foals Exclusive Interview

The Foals Exclusive Interview

The Foals by Efren Martinez     Their newest LP “What went Down” was released in August 2015. Shortly after the album’s debut, the band won “Best Act In The World” at the Q Awards and received a BBC Music Award Nomination for “British Artist of the Year”. Foals was also nominated for four awards at the 2016 […]

By September 23, 2016 Read More →
8th Annual All Hallows Fantasy Faire returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora Oct. 22 & 23, 2016

8th Annual All Hallows Fantasy Faire returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora Oct. 22 & 23, 2016

The Original 8th Annual All Hallows Fantasy Faire returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora, California on Oct. 22 & 23, 2016. This year’s theme is a celebration of Ancient New Year Traditions of the Celts and Vikings. The event will bring historical cultures alive with costume characters and non-stop entertainment.  The festival will […]

By September 19, 2016 Read More →
Un-Tying ‘Gidion’s Knot’ at Center Stage Conservatory

Un-Tying ‘Gidion’s Knot’ at Center Stage Conservatory

Un-Tying ‘Gidion’s Knot’ at Center Stage Conservatory By Summer Krafft Gidion’s Knot by Johnna Adams at Center Stage Conservatory is a tense ride of one woman trying desperately to find out the truth of who her son was. She arrives at the school for a parent-teacher conference regarding her son’s five-day suspension. In between making […]

By September 19, 2016 Read More →
Traci Sprague: The Woman Behind the Lower Level Studio

Traci Sprague: The Woman Behind the Lower Level Studio

The Woman Behind the Lower Level Studio By Summer Krafft When most people walk in downtown Modesto, they pass by City Center on the corner of 11th and J without realizing that just below ground there is a thriving and lively theater community. There is a heartbeat hiding below street level. At the head of […]

By September 16, 2016 Read More →

Music

The Foals Exclusive Interview

The Foals Exclusive Interview

The Foals by Efren Martinez     Their newest LP “What went Down” was released in August 2015. Shortly after the album’s debut, the band won “Best Act In The World” at the Q Awards and received a BBC Music Award Nomination for “British Artist of the Year”. Foals was also nominated for four awards at the 2016 […]

By September 23, 2016 Read More →
Ohana Music Festival on the Beach

Ohana Music Festival on the Beach

Ohana Music Festival on the Beach by Russ Allsup and Dan Westcott Upon arriving at the very first Ohana Fest, the vibe was friendly and laid back. The first sight as one exited the freeway was the blue water and splashing waves of the Pacific Ocean, which added to the anticipation. After securing a parking spot, […]

By September 17, 2016 Read More →
Celebrating 60 years of Capitol Studios

Celebrating 60 years of Capitol Studios

Celebrating 60 years of Capitol Studios by Russ Allsup Capitol Studios opened its doors to the public in celebration of its 60th anniversary on May 20-21 with a weekend full of events that included tours of their legendary recording studios, a record fair and live performances. As soon as you enter the iconic Capitol Tower […]

By September 16, 2016 Read More →
MAMA OVERVIEW-COMEDY

MAMA OVERVIEW-COMEDY

Comedy View Guest Writer-Chris Teicheira         “and the 2015 Best Comic MAMA goes to….Susan Lucci no more, Chris Teicheira.” – Jimmie Menezes 2014 Best Comic MAMA winner  There was a definitive sea change in the manner with which the 2015 MAMAnees, took to marketing their MAMAnations. In past years it had become in vogue to […]

By September 11, 2016 Read More →
MAMA OVERVIEW METAL

MAMA OVERVIEW METAL

MetalView 2016 By Guest Writer ,  Pammy Von Duke For over 20 years I myself have been attending metal shows in and around the Modesto area, in fact, people I know from all over California actually come to our little town for the metal shows , local and touring. If you haven’t you should really […]

By September 10, 2016 Read More →

Stage Art

Art Class at Queen Bean with Patrick Barr Comic Artist

Art Class at Queen Bean with Patrick Barr Comic Artist

If you are anything like me, you sometimes find yourself bored in Modesto. It’s not that we mean to be bored, because there is so much to do, but because you want something NEW and EXCITING to do. I often browse through upcoming events on facebook hoping something catches my fancy. Like the other day […]

By September 13, 2016 Read More →
BigView Fashion Week Modesto

BigView Fashion Week Modesto

The BigView Fashion and Architecture Collide in Modesto By Chris Murphy This is ModestoView’s first venture into the fashionista-modernism-architecture collision that will happen in Modesto USA this month. From our absolutely faaaabulous Vogue-style cover to the day by day activities that well tease us into diving in to a new awareness of architecture and fashion, […]

By September 3, 2016 Read More →
ArtView

ArtView

Art View By Jim Christiansen Back to School, back to fall, new Art Walk Map, new Mistlin Gallery members show and Gala, September has all that and more. Modesto Fashion Week, Architectural Festival, Modesto Art Salon show at Queen Bean, Music, Art and Wine at Lucca Winery in Ripon. New Art Class schedules for Chartreuse […]

By September 3, 2016 Read More →
LightBox Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “The Super Cilantro Girl”

LightBox Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “The Super Cilantro Girl”

LightBox Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “The Super Cilantro Girl” TURLOCK — LightBox Theatre Company is starting its second season with “The Super Cilantro Girl,” a world premiere production based on the works of U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera. “The Super Cilantro Girl” is an original script written by Dr. Arnold Anthony […]

By August 29, 2016 Read More →
Center Stage Conservatory to stage Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams

Center Stage Conservatory to stage Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams

  Center Stage Conservatory will be turning their Lower Level Studio into a 5th grade classroom as we go back to school in Gidion’s Knot written by Johnna Adams and directed by James Kusy. A concerned mother (Traci Sprague) arrives at a parent teacher conference wanting answers to why her 5th grade son was suspended from school. There, the […]

By August 22, 2016 Read More →

Community

Morgan Dorr to Play Patterson’s “Let there Be Music Fest” Exclusive Interview

Morgan Dorr to Play Patterson’s “Let there Be Music Fest” Exclusive Interview

I am so sad when people complain there is nothing to do here. I can tell you with conviction that we are one of the busiest cities on the west coast. We have great venues, great festivals, great holiday celebrations, and every weekend you will find something fun to do. Our calendar is always jam packed […]

By September 23, 2016 Read More →
The Foals Exclusive Interview

The Foals Exclusive Interview

The Foals by Efren Martinez     Their newest LP “What went Down” was released in August 2015. Shortly after the album’s debut, the band won “Best Act In The World” at the Q Awards and received a BBC Music Award Nomination for “British Artist of the Year”. Foals was also nominated for four awards at the 2016 […]

By September 23, 2016 Read More →
Community in Art

Community in Art

Community was the emphasis of the evening. An almost familial atmosphere could appropriately describe the reception for Entangled, a selected retrospective by Castillo and The Buddy System by Rob Fatal at the Art Space on Main, Thursday September 8th. Welcome to two impressive displays of installation art. Castillo and Fatal both discussed their contribution to […]

By September 19, 2016 Read More →
8th Annual All Hallows Fantasy Faire returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora Oct. 22 & 23, 2016

8th Annual All Hallows Fantasy Faire returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora Oct. 22 & 23, 2016

The Original 8th Annual All Hallows Fantasy Faire returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora, California on Oct. 22 & 23, 2016. This year’s theme is a celebration of Ancient New Year Traditions of the Celts and Vikings. The event will bring historical cultures alive with costume characters and non-stop entertainment.  The festival will […]

By September 19, 2016 Read More →
Classic Comic Con October 1st and 2nd

Classic Comic Con October 1st and 2nd

Over the last few years, the amount of Pop Culture and Comic Conventions have grown exponentially with the popularity of DC and Marvel Movies and the return of Star Wars to the Theaters. On October 1st and 2nd at the Season Events Center on Mc Henry, there will be yet another one Classic Comic Con. […]

By September 19, 2016 Read More →

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