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Zola Jesus

Zola Jesus

Zola Jesus By Efren Martinez During the month of October I’ve always turned my listening pleasure sites to more of a mysterious sound. Just recently I found myself at Club Bimbo 365 in San Francisco enjoying a Zola Jesus show by invite. The venue was amazing and her performance was exciting, animated and mystifying. Nika […]

By October 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz & Blues View By Eric Benson If you love Jazz you’re going to love this. One of our own home grown musicians Johnny Valdes is doing a CD release party in conjunction with the Blue Monday Party Nov 3rd from 7-10PM at the Barkin’ Dog Grill. The CD is a duo Jazz guitar album […]

By October 27, 2014 Read More →
Sonora All Hallow’s Faire

Sonora All Hallow’s Faire

Ghouls, goblins, ghosts and…Steampunk airship captains? Yes! (Morvath McBrown at your service!) Everything Halloween, Samhain, Sci-Fi and Day of the Dead you can imagine is going on at the Sonora All Hallow’s Faire this weekend. If you didn’t have time to go today, no worries! The celebration continues tomorrow from 11am-6pm at the Sonora Fairgrounds. […]

By October 25, 2014 Read More →
Carnegie – Symbols in Surrealism

Carnegie – Symbols in Surrealism

The Carnegie Arts Center will host a free Sunday Arts Lecture, a discussion on Symbols in Surrealism. Presented through the generous donation of Turlock’s own CSU Stanislaus, the discussion will feature CSU Art Professor Hope Werness and CSU English Professor John Carroll. With these experts in the fields of literature, psychology, and art, participants will […]

By October 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
MovieView: “The Book of Life”

MovieView: “The Book of Life”

The Book of Life, produced by Guillermo del Toro, written and directed by Jorge Gutierrez (with fellow screenwriter Doug Langdale), voiced the talents of Channing Tatum (Joaquin), Zoe Saldana (Maria), and Diego Luna (Manolo). Although marketed as a children’s movie, adults of any age will enjoy it, too. It is full of laughs, life lessons […]

By October 19, 2014 Read More →
1st Annual Farm to Fork at Modesto Farmers’ Market

1st Annual Farm to Fork at Modesto Farmers’ Market

Senator Cathleen Galgiani’s 1st Annual Farm-to-Fork will be held in downtown Modesto, at the First Methodist Church, adjacent to the Certified Farmers Market, on Saturday, October 18, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. This event is a community celebration of agriculture, with the benefit of informing families of healthy food choices, accessibility to fresh produce and […]

By October 18, 2014 Read More →
2014 Italian Heritage Parade, San Francisco

2014 Italian Heritage Parade, San Francisco

Modesto area Italians, through the Modesto Lodge (#2021) of the Order Sons of Italy in America, were represented Sunday in the Italian Heritage Parade in San Francisco. Gianna Cipponeri, the 2014-2016 Modesto Lodge Queen and Grand Lodge of California Miss America, rode on the back of a 2014 red Fiat through the parade route, driven […]

By October 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro at Gallo Center

Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro at Gallo Center

Hawaii’s Jake Shimabukuro, who in his young career has already redefined a heretofore under-the-radar instrument, been declared a musical “hero” by Rolling Stone, wowed audiences on TV (Jimmy Kimmel, Conan), and earned comparisons to Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis, will perform in concert at the Gallo Center at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, October 29. Tickets […]

By October 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Wild Planet Day at Great Valley Museum

Wild Planet Day at Great Valley Museum

Wild Planet Day by Brandilyn Brown In case you haven’t heard about it before, The Great Valley Museum’s annual Wild Planet Day is a fun event you never want to miss. While standard classroom settings struggle to make science fun, it’s an easy task to do for the awesome staff of volunteers at the four-floor […]

By October 13, 2014 Read More →
MetalView – 209 Metal & MAMA

MetalView – 209 Metal & MAMA

209Metal View – 209 Metal and the MAMA Awards By Mike Vanek Hey there friends and neighbors, it’s MAMA Awards season and as a nominee its hard to describe what it feels like to have the honor of being nominated for such a thing. I have mixed feelings about this event but I will not […]

By October 11, 2014 Read More →
Tears for Fears- Sowing the Seeds of Love

Tears for Fears- Sowing the Seeds of Love

Tears for Fears By Efren Martinez As Tears for Fears came onto the stage the crowd cheered as you would expect at any concert I’m sure, but the cheering never really subsided. At one point when the applause continued without stop for a few minutes, Curt and Roland smiled at each other. Then when it […]

By October 10, 2014 Read More →
Family Events at the Modesto Library

Family Events at the Modesto Library

Family Programs at the Modesto Library Visit the Modesto Library this October for a selection of free events that will entertain the whole family! All shoppers are invited to the All Kids Craft Fair on Saturday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Come support young entrepreneurs as they learn customer service skills in […]

Go Large Modesto – Storm Large Oct 8

Go Large Modesto – Storm Large Oct 8

Go Large Modesto Storm Large at The Gallo Center By Chris Murphy If you have never seen Storm Large before, then you don’t know what you are missing. It you have, you’ll never forget. Traditional standards, twisted up for fun. Storm was a finalist in Rock Star Supernova, she sang with Pink Martini and she […]

Cheerleading try-out scheduled at MJC

Cheerleading try-out scheduled at MJC

Cheerleading try-out scheduled at MJC Modesto Junior College will hold a cheerleading try-out on Friday, October 10, beginning at 10 a.m. on the practice field located at the north end of the Stadium on East Campus. The tryout is for students who want to be on the team that will cheer during the basketball season. […]

Haunted Harvest Happenings

Haunted Harvest Happenings

Haunted Happenings By Chris Murphy Halloween is a national holiday at our house. Our ViewCrew loves this time of year. Many of the ViewCrew are part of the team that presents the Summoning and the McHenry Haunted Museum and the art shows, the music, the words and songs. The connection of the Halloween season with […]

By October 4, 2014 Read More →