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Boys and Girls Club Haunted McHenry Museum

Boys and Girls Club Haunted McHenry Museum

What: The 2014 Haunted McHenry Museum. Featuring a haunted maze, costumed performers from Prospect Theater Project, Halloween crafts, a pumpkin roll and other games. When: Oct. 24 to Oct. 30, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each night. Where: McHenry Museum, 14th and I streets, downtown Modesto Who is invited: Elementary school age children and […]

By September 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
‘Fifty Shades’ Parody – Gallo Center October 11

‘Fifty Shades’ Parody – Gallo Center October 11

“SPANK! THE FIFTY SHADES PARODY” COMING TO THE GALLO CENTER A wickedly funny, adult-themed spoof of the ‘Fifty Shades’ trilogy of erotic romance novels by E. L. James is coming to the Gallo Center for the Arts for one night only. “SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody” takes the stage at 8 pm on Saturday, October […]

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Pepe Aguilar at Gallo Center

Pepe Aguilar at Gallo Center

Pepe Aguilar at Gallo By Efren Martinez Creciendo en un hogar Mexicano, no era raro escuchar canciones como Recurdame Bonito Razones de Más y Soy Casado. Estos son sólo un puño de las muchas canciones de Pepe Aguilar que escuchamos en voz alta sobre nuestro estéreo de las casa. El barrio no le importaba el […]

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Huey Lewis & the Power of Love

Huey Lewis & the Power of Love

Huey’s Power of Love By: Efren Martinez Last night Huey Lewis and The News gave Modesto his Power of Love. From the moment he came on, the crowd was as anxious to get up and dance as if they were all on their mark for a foot race. Soon as Huey gave the word to […]

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BarView – I’ll Have a Pint Instead

BarView – I’ll Have a Pint Instead

“Dr. No” Thanks on the Vodka, I’ll Have a Pint Instead: Commonwealth Gastro Pub By Kate Serpa Photos by Phil Johnson So there’s this scene in “Licence to Kill” where James Bond (Timothy Dalton) orders a “Bud with a lime,” rather than the quintessential Bond martini right before he gets in this bar brawl with […]

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PerformingView

PerformingView

A Time to Perform in September By Kaye Osborn So, dear readers, I know that many of you are very supportive of local theatrical productions. I encourage you to continue your traditions and include Center Stage Conservatory’s Lower Level Studio! I contacted one of the Artistic Directors; Traci Sprague (the other being Megan James) the […]

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MetalView – Adopting As Our Own

MetalView – Adopting As Our Own

209MetalView By Mike Vanek Adobting as our own and someone who really cares… Hi there friends and neighbors it your old friend Slaytanek Mike Vanek here with 2 topics this month. First I would like to talk about a band that the Modesto metal scene has really adobted as our own. That band is Brutal […]

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Bargain View – September Specials

Bargain View – September Specials

BargainView By Monica Barber It’s nearly 8 pm on a Monday and I’m watching the Sunset from the veranda of the Queen Bean Coffee House. As the glowing orb of orange slides behind the church across the street I’m reminded in a month this will happen an hour earlier without the trick of the changing […]

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ChefView – Paul’s Rustic Oven

ChefView – Paul’s Rustic Oven

ChefView By Dana Johnson Paul’s Rustic Oven Pizza, Make it an Event! So there I was, working at Sciabica’s 78th anniversary party and annual case sale showcasing 6 Dana~licious original recipes with their remarkable olive oils for their special customers when I smelled something else that was making me hungry! The customers were walking in […]

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ArtView- September 2014

ArtView- September 2014

Art View By Jim Christiansen September marks the opening of a new major exhibit at Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock. Joan Miro, Fantastic Universe, Prints by the Master of Surrealism. Miro is one of my favorite artists, and the show will feature approximately Sixty works. Exhibition will showcase Miro’s printmaking exploration towards the end of […]

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FitView – Results

FitView – Results

FitView By Efren Martinez Results I often get approached by my many of my friends in fitness when it comes to tips with weight loss, endurance and the most popular one, seeing results. If you’ve plateaued in your fitness, then you are not alone. The biggest struggle most have when it comes to exercising is […]

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Acoustic View -Profiles in Philharmonic Poetry

Acoustic View -Profiles in Philharmonic Poetry

Acoustic View By Aaron Rowan Profiles In Philharmonic Poetry: Raylene Kemp There are two people I credit with catalyzing my transition into a lover of acoustic sounds, both of whom I’ve enjoyed the honor of working with more than once. One is a nationally touring songwriter who I have written of in previous columns; the […]

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Jazz&Blues View

Jazz&Blues View

If you love Jazz your going to love this. By Eric Benson Fall in the air, the kids are back in school and some of our children have left the nest and flown the coup. Seeing my daughter off to college unpacking all her worldly possessions, 4 boxes, into her little cubicle she will share […]

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Architecture Is Fun

Architecture Is Fun

ArchitectureView By Bob Barzan Who Knew Architecture Could Be So Much Fun? There is something inspirational, informative, and fun for everyone of every interest and age at this year’s Modesto Architecture Festival: more than 120 tours, exhibits, international movies, bike rides, workshops, speakers, installations, interventions, children’s activities, and special events with dozens of community partners. […]

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All AgesView

All AgesView

All AgesView by Leia Johnson VMI Rocks! Can you sing or play a musical instrument? Or maybe you’ve always wanted to learn? Have you ever dreamed of being in a rock band? At the Valley Music Institute (VMI) you can make new friends while showing off your musical talents (even if you’re a total beginner). […]

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