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AuthorView – The Mud Bowl

AuthorView – The Mud Bowl

Photo 1 Photograph by Vanston Shaw Photo 2: Robert Merritt “The Mud Bowl” “The Mud Bowl”              They were old enough to know better. These over-60 victims of fate. But that didn’t stop them. From playing a game in the rain. Like they had each year for the past 50 years. It started on a […]

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ArchitectureView-Save a Building

ArchitectureView-Save a Building

ArchitectureView By Bob Barzan Nominate an Endangered Modesto Building You can make nominations for the list of endangered buildings, structures, and landscapes being compiled by Modesto Heritage, the local preservation group. What buildings in Modesto do you want to see maintained, restored, preserved, and/or reused and that give Modesto its unique identity: the McHenry/Brewster or […]

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GreetingsView – November

GreetingsView – November

Greetings Modesto Friends Well October sure lived up to the name Rocktober this year. My wife and I thought we would just be chillin’ with Abbey off at college, Madison working in San Francisco, but no, October was rockin’ busy. First off, Halloween is a national holiday at our house so that was a lot […]

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ArtView – November

ArtView – November

Art View By Jim Christiansen Here at the Queen Bean, Art View is thankful to have wifi and able to send in this month’s column late for deadline, and still cover what’s coming up for November. Sort of the way artists have a habit of last minute entries into shows and our own Stanislaus County […]

BigView – ModShop

BigView – ModShop

Modesto Gets Creative with ModShop By Chris Murphy There is something special about things that are made by hand. Handmade clothes, art, food, are all so special. My wife tells me that there is something special about people that repair, fix and create things by hand, and as an artist, she should know as she […]

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UrbanView – Making Music

UrbanView – Making Music

UrbanView By Javier Lopez Making Music- Interview with 2LE Five years ago this rap artist was featured on the Urbans’ CD reviews and since than he continues to make music! With time comes more albums, events and history. The question I was wondering before I began my research; was 2LE still in the rap game? […]

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FitView – Fun in the Run

FitView – Fun in the Run

FitView by Efren Martinez Fun In The Run On October 1st I was invited to speak at a School Assembly to promote running, the school jog-a-thon and a healthy lifestyle but had to readjust my program on the spot. You see, at the beginning of the school day, the kids were given a photo of […]

AcousticView – Caged Birds & Ladybugs

AcousticView – Caged Birds & Ladybugs

Acoustic View By Aaron Rowan Of Caged Birds And Ladybugs My listening life changed the day I played Brett Detar’s solo debut three years ago. I’d been enjoying his music for a decade before that, when he was lead man of popular indie band The Juliana Theory. When I learned of this solo effort I […]

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Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz and Blues View by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues news Well out with the Jack o’lanterns and in with the turkeys then on to the presents, presents, presents! My how the time flies when you’re trying to get through the week alive! With the change in weather getting dark earlier […]

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PerformingView

PerformingView

A Time to Perform in November By Kaye Osborn It is November and the holiday events are beginning. There are many wonderful stage performances in Modesto, but it is time for me to expand this column to include other kinds of performances including poetry and dance plus an “outer” view of performances within our country. […]

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StarView – Robert Ulrich

StarView – Robert Ulrich

StarView By Robert Ulrich I was born and raised in Modesto, and have always felt a great connection with the town. I lived in New York City for many years, and I have now lived in Los Angeles for many more. But, I have never forgotten my roots. Throughout the years, my family and I […]

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ChefView – Rockin B’s

ChefView – Rockin B’s

Chef View By Dana Johnson Rockin B’s Dana~licious Burger~licious!!! Do any of you Modesto Viewers remember the line “Get in my belly!” from Austin Power’s “The Spy Who Shagged Me” movie in 2008? I’m not going to say the characters offensive name, but after my very first visit to Rockin B’s, I kinda knew what […]

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ZenView

ZenView

ZenView By Mary Layton Timing Oh, there’s such pleasure in perfect timing. To say, do, show up or stay away, create something or get rid of something just at the right time! Really feels good when it happens. Perfect timing is magical. For example, a teacher saying something to a student just at the right […]

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BarView – Tuesday Tresettis

BarView – Tuesday Tresettis

Tuesdays with Tresetti’s By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson Tuesday is likely the most boring day of the week. Most of you will disagree, firmly stating, “What about Monday? Or Wednesday? Those days suck!” But you see, Reader, Mondays and Wednesdays still have a measure of motivation behind them. Mondays you have you drag […]

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AllAgesView

AllAgesView

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Happy Fall! This is one of my favorite times of year, especially watching the leaves change color. It reminds me of many special things this month Brown: Brownie Girl Scouts is when I started Girl Scouts, but it’s never too late to join! In Girl Scouts, not only do you make […]

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