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Archive for November, 2017

Railtown Opening Mar 31

Railtown Opening Mar 31

With Train Rides Behind the Historic Sierra No. 3 All Weekend, Railtown 1897 Steam Train Operating Season Opens on Saturday, March 31 Calaveras, Mariposa and Tuolumne County Residents Visit & Ride FREE All Opening Weekend! JAMESTOWN, Calif. – Beginning the weekend of Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) […]

McHenry Mansion Tours are Open

McHenry Mansion Tours are Open

Big Mansion News!!! The McHenry Mansion, at 15th and I Streets in Modesto, is again giving tours every afternoon but Saturday 12:30 – 4PM, last tour at 3:30pm. Go to the visitor center and a docent will walk you over to see the repairs being made and tell you about the first years of the […]

VALLEY’S GOT TALENT 2012 APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

VALLEY’S GOT TALENT 2012 APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

THIRD ANNUAL VALLEY’S GOT TALENT EVENT RETURNS TO GALLO CENTER AUGUST 24 & 25 CONTESTANT APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH MAY 4 MODESTO, CA—(March 19, 2012)——Valley’s Got Talent, the popular community talent contest that debuted in 2010 as a fundraiser for the non-profit Gallo Center for the Arts, is now accepting contestant applications for the third annual […]

Camp Jack Hazard Registration Open Now

Camp Jack Hazard Registration Open Now

Outdoor Adventure Registration Discounts! It wasn’t long ago that Brett Dennen was here doing a great performance to benefit Camp Jack Hazard. Now it is time to register for this year’s season. Located in the beautiful Stanislaus National Forest, Camp Jack Hazard is open for registration for sessions for children ages 6 to 17 starting […]

A Long Story Short

A Long Story Short

A Long Story Short By: Modesto Famous Who is responsible for the fiasco that is Jersey Shore? Don’t blame comedian, Colin Quinn. Read about this and gain some insight into being easily offended, educated and inspired by the likes of Richard Pryor and George Carlin in Ruben Porras’ interview with Quinn at modestoview.com. Colin Quinn’s […]

Motels & Stangebrew at the State

Motels & Stangebrew at the State

The State Theatre was alive in all of the MTV spender Friday night March 9. Martha Davis and the Motels returned to Modesto. It was her first show back in Modesto since 1982 at the Vintage in downtown Modesto on 11th St next to the old Covell Hotel. 10th St Place now stands in that […]

Modesto Chamber 100 Year Gala

Modesto Chamber 100 Year Gala

March 10, 2012 The Gallo Center was the place to be on Saturday night to celebrate the 100 Years of Service of the Modesto Chamber of Commerce at the Gallo Center for the arts. It was a great night to look back and remember some of the firsts that happened here in Modesto and celebrate […]

Salvador Santana – Fat Cat Mar 9

Salvador Santana – Fat Cat Mar 9

Friday, March 9, 2012 8:00pm With Latin Essence plus Special Guest Blanca Fat Cat, Modesto – Tickets: $10 Salvador Santana, the 28 year old keyboardist, vocalist, composer and songwriter is set to re-visit his roots when he plays a number of venues with his new band comprised of members Alex Nester (vocals & keyboards,) Jared […]

Chef View-Coach’s Corner

Chef View-Coach’s Corner

Chef View By Dana Johnson Let the Mmmmm March Madness Begin! 64 basketball games will be played during March Madness! With that being said, I’m thinking that’s going to be a lot of eating and drinking to play through! Modesto has just the place to accommodate such demands. Coach’s Corner! It has a clever set […]

Bar View – P Wexford’s

Bar View – P Wexford’s

P. Wexford’s Pub By Kate Serpa St. Patrick’s Day has always held a special place in my heart. Perhaps it’s the fact that I am a good portion Irish and like the notion of celebrating my heritage. Or it might be that with my lovely (totally natural) red hair I look especially fetching in green […]

TourView

TourView

TourView By Tara Tinsley A day in the life of a working musician Wake up too early and make coffee Network (online, by phone, in person, set meetings, book shows etc) Exercise in some way to stay in shape Practice for as many hours as you have between all the networking and other PR work […]

UrbanView-Networking

UrbanView-Networking

UrbanView – Networking & Music Bring the Area Together. By T.L Networking & music brings the area together. For the first time in our history the Valley is showing clear signs of growth in the number of artist, promoters, DJ’s, and venues among us. According to my research, the number of legitimate, active, collective local […]

ArtView

ArtView

Art View By Jim Christiansen Spring time is good for the local art scene. March opens with the Faces of Clay/Almond Blossoms Central California Art Association members show at Mistlin Gallery through March 16, followed by the annual Fabric Art Show beginning March 20 by CCAA and Crossroads Country Quilters . Faces of Clay, includes […]

Rockabillly View-Hooten Hallers

Rockabillly View-Hooten Hallers

RockabillyView By: Jennifer Allsup The Hooten Hallers ~ Columbia, MI to Modesto, Ca. First and foremost, I and many others owe a tremendous THANK YOU to Michael Miller of DCMM Productions, for having introduced Modesto to the mind-blowing Hooten Hallers out of Columbia MI. When I first met John Randall and Andy Rehm, I came […]

FitView-Marathon Man

FitView-Marathon Man

FitView By Efren Martinez Modesto’s Marathon Man As a teacher, he’s well liked by his students, as a runner, he’s a marvel to his fellow runners. Just the sight of him at any race can gets his competitor’s heart rates up. At 37 years young, Jon Olsen isn’t new to running, he’s been running for […]