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Sky High! Nearby.

Sky High! Nearby.

It’s 8:30 PM and the gentle sun of early summer has finally dipped below the ever-expanding tree tops of centuries-old fir, cedar, and sugar pine trees hovering over the campsites at Pinecrest Campground in Pinecrest, CA “These trees look different at night . . . even scary,” my friend ponders as we navigate the trailed […]

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Time to Perform: July

Time to Perform: July

By Kaye Osborn Hello Summer! Traditionally, dramatic offerings go on summer hiatus and some students are on summer break. But others are very involved in Youth Entertainment Stage Company’s 20th anniversary production of Hairspray. This year’s cast includes former YES Co. performers along with the spians in grades 7-12. The shows are always entertaining, family […]

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July Art

July Art

Need new skills to stimulate your brain? The Art of Memory Enhancement at Mistlin Gallery may be the Art Class in July for you. Visual and artistic exercises improve cognition Choose between a quick workout or more leisurely pace. Class at Mistlin Gallery via the Central California Art Association (CCAA), at $20 per session July […]

Jazz & Blues July ’11

Jazz & Blues July ’11

One of my favorite spots to frequent on a hot summer night is Vito’s Italian Ristorante at 918 13th St. Manager Ray Ashak is bringing back Jazz & live music on Saturday nights promoted by Eric Benson Presents, that’s me. Music will be Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, and Latin music with a showcase for vocalists […]

MetalView: Rob Zombie

MetalView: Rob Zombie

This month I had a few things to talk about. But first I must talk about a good thing coming up a lot in conversation. There are a lot of great promoters here in Modesto doing great shows at venues like Seasons, Spinnakers, King Kabob, & of course the Fat Cat Music House in Lounge!! […]

Blue Moon Celebrates the Season with Summer Honey Wheat Ale

Blue Moon Celebrates the Season with Summer Honey Wheat Ale

The season of picnics, beach outings and family reunions has arrived. And for Blue Moon Brewing Company, summer means the welcome return of its award-winning seasonal, Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat Ale. Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat Ale is crafted with Rocky Mountain clover honey for a hint of sweetness that’s balanced by a touch […]

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Minnies Restaurant & Bar

Minnies Restaurant & Bar

By Kate Serpa Minnie’s is the oldest bar in Modesto. The house itself was built in 1901 and served as a doctor’s house and office. The house was moved from next door and converted into a restaurant and lounge in 1954 by Hop and Minnie Louie. Peter and Stuart Mah are the cooperators of the […]

John Coito – ArtistView

John Coito – ArtistView

ModestoView is very excited to feature a very special friend returning to the art scene. Well, he never really left, but it is time to introduce him to a new generation. John Coito was famous for drawing everything and everyone when I was in high school and college in the 70s and early 80s. John […]

The Moon Shines Over Modesto

The Moon Shines Over Modesto

By Greg Cobb A basement inspires the imagination of many young minds. It’s a place where a single light bulb may hang with a dangling chain to turn on and off the light. For Lee Palleschi, Master Distiller and owner of Valley Spirits of Modesto, a basement was where his passion began and now thrives […]

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The Guitar Czar

The Guitar Czar

By Kyle Cobb For some people a guitar is merely a six-string noise making apparatus, but for others they are masterfully crafted weapons of aural combat. The latter would be the belief of master guitar builder and Modesto resident, Dean Gatewood. Growing up in New Jersey with four older sisters who either sang or played […]

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Dining View / Burger Me Happy!

Dining View / Burger Me Happy!

By Dana Johnson Dana’s on a burger mission! July is BB Q and grillin’ month. MoBand, neighborhood parties and our local chefs want to show their skills and two of our local restaurants have great options. Look what Dana found! The Station on Tenth Street Chef Chad Briscoe Finally! A downtown Modesto restaurant that understands […]

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Dining View / Burger Me Happy Again!

Dining View / Burger Me Happy Again!

By Dana Johnson Knucklehead’s Bar and Grill Chef Robb Perez Whether you are a Knucklehead or not, you gotta try these burgers! Right next door to Modesto Harley you will find Knucklehead’s Bar and Grill hot ‘foodie’ spot. This full bar and grill is set to a backdrop of motorcycles and an auto racing theme. […]

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UrbanView – July

UrbanView – July

By Fiesta Boyz This Month Fiesta Boyz interview the newest but very musically inclined DJ to hit the (209), Presenting Hector J. FiestaBoyz mixing it up at the Fat Cat in June. FiestaBoyz: What were your first musical inspirations and at what age? Hector J: There used to be a Friday Night Video show in […]

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XFest Excites Modesto

XFest Excites Modesto

Since 2000, XFest has been the huge summer party for Modesto. Our downtown streets have been home to over 100 stages, over 600 bands and nearly 200,000 party goers. August 6, at 5:00 pm, the gates will open on the 2011 Xfest, featuring huge performances by Panic at the Disco, Moonshine Bandits, DAM, Y&T, Jeremiah […]

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All Ages July

All Ages July

Do you have the hot summer blues? Do you think you should just chill on the couch and watch TV? No way my friends, you need to stay active during summer break. I hit the gym at Brenda Athletic Club and swim. Are you getting ready for fall water polo? Then you should be at […]

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