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Start Smart, Sports Development

Start Smart, Sports Development

Start Smart, Sports Development Registration is now open! Start Smart Programs, created by the National Alliance for Youth Sports, help kids get ready for sports…and succeed in life. It is an innovative step-by-step approach that builds confidence and self-esteem in a fun and safe sports environment. This parent participation class introduces fundamental skills of throwing, […]

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Weekend Needle Drop Week 6 – Groovie Ghoulies

Weekend Needle Drop Week 6 – Groovie Ghoulies

THE WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP 2016 52 Weeks 52 Albums Week Six Groovie Ghoulies-BERRY’D ALIVE 10″ Orange Vinyl Middagh Goodwin I have decided to listen to Sacramento Punk Trio Groovie Ghoulies and pulled out their tribute to Chuck Berry. It is Super Bowl Sunday and for years Kepi Ghoulie and I put on an annual event […]

Kenny G Coming to Gallo Center

Kenny G Coming to Gallo Center

Greetings Modesto Friends, Are you ready for some of the smoothest sax sounds ever? Grammy award-winning Saxophonist Kenny G will make his way to the Gallo Center for one unforgettable night. He will perform a number of his hits from his extensive career such as “Songbird,” “Forever In Love” and “Silhouette.” Kenny G has collaborated […]

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Presentation on Aging and Chronic Disease offered at MJC

Presentation on Aging and Chronic Disease offered at MJC

Presentation on “Aging and Chronic Disease – A View from the Aging Side” offered at MJC The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer the presentation “Aging and Chronic Disease – A View from the Aging Side” by TEDx speaker Brian Kennedy, Ph.D., biologist, CEO and president of the Buck Institute for Research on […]

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MJC Screens Documentary  – The Mask You Live In

MJC Screens Documentary – The Mask You Live In

MJC presents screening of documentary The Mask You Live In The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film The Mask You Live In on Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The free event is part of […]

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Food & Drink

BrewView: Kimoto Japanese Pub

BrewView: Kimoto Japanese Pub

BrewView: Kimoto Sake & Sushi, Japanese Pub by Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell Forget the expensive flights across the ocean; Modesto is full of little gems when it comes to romantic get-aways. This year, be different and head over to our own little “izakaya” (translated “stay in sake shop”), Kimoto Sake & Sushi. This Japanese […]

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Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender! By Charles Cathcart The other day someone came into my bar, and asked me a question. This was something I hear very often, and it’s a question I’m sure that every bartender, and anyone in the beverage industry have heard at one time or another. So, I will answer this to the best […]

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ChefView – Ralston’s Goat

ChefView – Ralston’s Goat

Chef View On your marks, get set, Goat!!! By Dana Johnson February is the month of love and my birthday month. Yes, it’s perfectly acceptable for me to celebrate all month long! This means raising my glass and my fork on numerous occasions! Lucky for us, Modesto has a new restaurant, Ralston’s Goat! The menu […]

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SuperBowl Options 2016

SuperBowl Options 2016

Looking for a fun place to watch Superbowl 50? On February 7th these are the places to be! Great food plus great people equals a great time! Go Football! The Boardroom, 1528 J St, Modesto Rivets American Grill, 2307 Oakdale Road, Modesto Twisted Pig  –  2717 Coffee Rd, Modesto Bookies, 2020 Standiford Ave, Modesto Shooters […]

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ChefView – Cleaning Up for 2016

ChefView – Cleaning Up for 2016

Chef View Happy New You! Clean Slate, Clean Plate! By Dana Johnson Happy New You! I don’t know what kind of food frenzy you were on during the holiday season but if it was anything like mine, it’s time to clean up the food act!!! 2016 gives each of us a clean slate thank goodness […]

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Event Calendar

Mistlin Gallery presents Impressions and Abstracts Member Show

Mistlin Gallery presents Impressions and Abstracts Member Show

  Impressions and Abstracts Member Show February 2 – February 26, 2016 Art Walk and Reception Thursday February 18, 2016  5 p.m. – 9 p.m. This is a theme show open to Central California Artist Association members only. It will include two and three dimensional works of art. Impressionism definition. A style of painting associated […]

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Sonora Joe’s to Host Paintings by Artist Patrick Michael Karnahan

Sonora Joe’s to Host Paintings by Artist Patrick Michael Karnahan

Artist oil painter Patrick Michael Karnahan will be exhibiting his latest artwork images of California Railroads.  The show will run from Saturday, February 3rd through Saturday, March 4th, at Sonora Joe’s. Sonora Joe’s is located at 140 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA (209) 533-4455 Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Artist Website www.PatrickKarnahan.com) On Saturday, February […]

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Hosts Grand Opening to Support Local Charity

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Hosts Grand Opening to Support Local Charity

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Hosts Grand Opening to Support Local Charity Silent Auction Aids Moms in Crisis on Mother’s Day Sacramento, Calif., Nov 4, 2015 — TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is helping mothers when they may need it most. With the start of a new year, struggling local mothers are hoping for a […]

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Kenny G Coming to Gallo Center

Kenny G Coming to Gallo Center

Greetings Modesto Friends, Are you ready for some of the smoothest sax sounds ever? Grammy award-winning Saxophonist Kenny G will make his way to the Gallo Center for one unforgettable night. He will perform a number of his hits from his extensive career such as “Songbird,” “Forever In Love” and “Silhouette.” Kenny G has collaborated […]

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Go Modesto!  McHenry Mansion – Valentine’s Tea

Go Modesto! McHenry Mansion – Valentine’s Tea

Go Modesto The McHenry Mansion Foundation Docents and Guild present their 2016 Valentine Tea at the McHenry Mansion 906 15th Street on February 13th at 11:30 AM. $30.00 per person, Reservations required. call 209- 522-1739 by 2/9/16. Limited seating. Make your reservations quickly. The historic Mansion will be open for tours beginning at 11:00 AM […]

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Music

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? Hope you all survived the Holidaze and Nappy New Years; I stayed home and waited for the ball to drop. I found out in the morning that it had dropped after I fell asleep. Okay on to the New Year with resolutions and […]

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BluesView – February

BluesView – February

BluesView by Earl Matthews Hello everybody! It’s a leap year, so that means we have one extra day to get out and listen to some good music. I want to say thank you to everyone who came out to either of our CD release parties. Your support is greatly appreciated! Getting things started with a […]

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MAMAView-The Future Looks Bright

MAMAView-The Future Looks Bright

The Future Looks Bright By Middagh Goodwin Modesto, I am grateful for everything you have given me since moving back in 2013. This month marks my third year writing the MAMAView & 2016 will be my third year behind the scene with the Modesto Area Music Awards. Top all that off with a new position […]

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Unplugged View – Celebrating Community Music

Unplugged View – Celebrating Community Music

Unplugged View By Marie Maxfield Since moving to California just over a year ago, my husband Evan and I have discovered some wonderful local music organizations to become part of. One of those groups is the Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band (GMCCB) conducted by Matt Cover and Ulices Chavez. In this group, Evan plays trumpet […]

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RockabillyView – Ray Vizira

RockabillyView – Ray Vizira

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup I hope everyone is having an amazing start to the New Year? Typically, I like to chat about the upcoming bands or even throw a little Rockabilly history your way. In the past years I have attended many, many shows and thrown numerous shows as well, in this process of being […]

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Stage Art

Mistlin Gallery presents Impressions and Abstracts Member Show

Mistlin Gallery presents Impressions and Abstracts Member Show

  Impressions and Abstracts Member Show February 2 – February 26, 2016 Art Walk and Reception Thursday February 18, 2016  5 p.m. – 9 p.m. This is a theme show open to Central California Artist Association members only. It will include two and three dimensional works of art. Impressionism definition. A style of painting associated […]

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Sonora Joe’s to Host Paintings by Artist Patrick Michael Karnahan

Sonora Joe’s to Host Paintings by Artist Patrick Michael Karnahan

Artist oil painter Patrick Michael Karnahan will be exhibiting his latest artwork images of California Railroads.  The show will run from Saturday, February 3rd through Saturday, March 4th, at Sonora Joe’s. Sonora Joe’s is located at 140 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA (209) 533-4455 Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Artist Website www.PatrickKarnahan.com) On Saturday, February […]

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InterView – Grace Lieberman

InterView – Grace Lieberman

InterView Grace Lieberman Modesto’s Sweetheart By Chris Murphy No one showcases love like “Modesto’s Performer” Grace Lieberman. Eighty-six years old and going strong, Grace, a caregiver and teacher by profession, is a multi-faceted performer, singer, motivator and at the core, a wonderful friend. Grace lives to inspire others to be great, to excel and to […]

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PoetryView -Why I Don’t Write Love Poems

PoetryView -Why I Don’t Write Love Poems

PoetryView by Sam Pierstorff Why I Don’t Write Love Poems There’s always the concern that you’re thinking more about her than she is about you. Before bed, her face brushes across the dark canvas of your thoughts. In the morning, she is reflected in the chrome face of the toaster. Her breasts appear in the […]

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ArtView – For The Love of Art

ArtView – For The Love of Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen For the Love of Art, buy your Valentine original art from a local artist. Downtown Modesto Third Thursday Art Walk is February 18, so a reminder most of the art walk venues and area galleries feature original art for sale the rest of every month. Next month, look for a […]

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Community

Mistlin Gallery presents Impressions and Abstracts Member Show

Mistlin Gallery presents Impressions and Abstracts Member Show

  Impressions and Abstracts Member Show February 2 – February 26, 2016 Art Walk and Reception Thursday February 18, 2016  5 p.m. – 9 p.m. This is a theme show open to Central California Artist Association members only. It will include two and three dimensional works of art. Impressionism definition. A style of painting associated […]

By February 8, 2016 Read More →
Sonora Joe’s to Host Paintings by Artist Patrick Michael Karnahan

Sonora Joe’s to Host Paintings by Artist Patrick Michael Karnahan

Artist oil painter Patrick Michael Karnahan will be exhibiting his latest artwork images of California Railroads.  The show will run from Saturday, February 3rd through Saturday, March 4th, at Sonora Joe’s. Sonora Joe’s is located at 140 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA (209) 533-4455 Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Artist Website www.PatrickKarnahan.com) On Saturday, February […]

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Hosts Grand Opening to Support Local Charity

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Hosts Grand Opening to Support Local Charity

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Hosts Grand Opening to Support Local Charity Silent Auction Aids Moms in Crisis on Mother’s Day Sacramento, Calif., Nov 4, 2015 — TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is helping mothers when they may need it most. With the start of a new year, struggling local mothers are hoping for a […]

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AuthorView: Elena Carpenter “Trinity” & “Horizon”

AuthorView: Elena Carpenter “Trinity” & “Horizon”

AuthorView by Guest Writer Elena Carpenter Synopsis of Book One “Trinity: Judgment of the Flaming Sword” When you live in a small town where legends are told, you begin to question yourself: Can they possibly be true? In one town named Ketra, such stories were told from generation to generation traveling into the minds of […]

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BrewView: Kimoto Japanese Pub

BrewView: Kimoto Japanese Pub

BrewView: Kimoto Sake & Sushi, Japanese Pub by Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell Forget the expensive flights across the ocean; Modesto is full of little gems when it comes to romantic get-aways. This year, be different and head over to our own little “izakaya” (translated “stay in sake shop”), Kimoto Sake & Sushi. This Japanese […]

By February 2, 2016 Read More →

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