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MAMA VIEW

MAMA VIEW

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin Wow has it been a year already? Seems like only yesterday that Chris Murphy asked me to be the MAMAView columnist. Over the year I have written about the varied and vibrant music scene that is Modesto and the surrounding area. I have spread the word about great bands local […]

By February 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
JazzBluesView

JazzBluesView

Jazz and BluesView by Eric Benson If you luv music your gonna love this By Eric Benson Hey folks I know the valley fog has descended and chillin ya to the bone but I hope I can entice you into coming out on one of these blustery nights and warming yourselves in one of our […]

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ChefView – For the Love of Pasta

ChefView – For the Love of Pasta

Chef View For the Love of Pastas! By Dana Johnson When I think of “love”, especially in the month of February, I realize there are too many definitions to count. Some make our hearts beat faster, cheeks blush, goofy smiles, passionate racy thoughts, licking of the lips, and unfortunately on occasion love can hurt ya, […]

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February Greetings

February Greetings

Greetings Modesto Friends! Happy Valentine’s Day from our family, Abigail, Cap, Madison, Ryan, Becky and Chris. February is the month for love. Love of so many things. Your valentine, your kids, your friends, your family and even the place you live or your favorite song. February has always been really special for our family as […]

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NonProfitView – NorCal Women’s Music Festival

NonProfitView – NorCal Women’s Music Festival

Non-Profit View By Chris Murphy The central valley is rich in musical talent and some of the most hard working musicians, singers and songwriters are women. It only makes sense that the Northern California Women’s Music Festival would be created. The 2014 events were fantastic and showcased a wide range of talent, raised money for […]

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MJC presents screening of documentary Dark Girls

MJC presents screening of documentary Dark Girls

(Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film Dark Girls on Thursday, February 19, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The free event is part of the CEP Spring Film and Lecture Series. Campus parking is […]

By February 9, 2015 Read More →
Lodi Wine & Chocolate Festival 2015

Lodi Wine & Chocolate Festival 2015

The Central Valley has never been happier to see rain, even on the most famous weekend of the year for Lodi. The 18th annual Lodi Wine & Chocolate Festival (sponsored by Brix Chocolate) has people out in droves despite the weather. In one hand you have a glass of wine, and the other is holding […]

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African American Educational Conference to be held at MJC

African American Educational Conference to be held at MJC

(Modesto, CA)  The Modesto Junior College African American Education Conference will take place on Saturday, February 28, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mary Stuart Rogers (MSR) Student Learning Center on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto.  The free conference for ages 13 – 21, is geared toward encouraging students to stay […]

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MJC Friends of Music present a Faculty Recital

MJC Friends of Music present a Faculty Recital

(Modesto, CA) –The Modesto Junior College Friends of Music concert series will present a Faculty Recital on Thursday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the MJC Music Recital Hall on East Campus, 435 College Avenue in Modesto.   The concert will open with a performance of Bach’s Chaconne by David Chapman, professor of guitar. He […]

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Stand-Up For Charity Comedy Show 2/21 at Queen Bean

Stand-Up For Charity Comedy Show 2/21 at Queen Bean

The monthly Stand-Up For Charity Comedy Show is back for the third straight month at the Queen Bean Coffee House in Modesto. This month’s headliner is comedian Griffin Daley, who performs in clubs & theaters all over the Bay Area.   He also produces shows at Fenix nightclub in San Rafael. He had a supporting […]

By February 6, 2015 Read More →
Wee Z Top Adventure in Hollywood

Wee Z Top Adventure in Hollywood

Wee Z Top Adventure in Hollywood By Russ Allsup Last week I went on the website 1iota.com to see what upcoming guest were going to be appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live and some of the other TV shows that are filmed in Hollywood. Anyone that joins the site can request tickets so they can be […]

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Julian Bond to speak at Martin Luther King Commemoration on Feb. 7

Julian Bond to speak at Martin Luther King Commemoration on Feb. 7

Civil rights leader Julian Bond to speak at 21st Annual Martin Luther King Commemoration Julian Bond, renowned leader and activist in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, will present the keynote address for the 21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration on Saturday, February 7, in the Modesto Junior College Performing Arts and Media Center Auditorium, […]

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MJC Speech Team “Sweeps Up” Win

MJC Speech Team “Sweeps Up” Win

MJC Speech Team “sweeps up” with first-place win The Modesto Junior College Speech Team won the first place sweepstakes award on January 31 at the Talk Hawk Invitational in Livermore, CA. The tournament was Harry Potter themed—complete with wandering Dementors and floating candles—and the MJC team rose to the magic of the occasion, taking home […]

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Art Show Irish Landscapes in Sonora 2/14

Art Show Irish Landscapes in Sonora 2/14

BETWEEN THE HARPS & SNAKES” IRISH LANDSCAPES BY PATRICK MICHAEL KARNAHAN Artist oil painter Patrick Michael Karnahan will be exhibiting his latest artwork images of Ireland. The show will run from Saturday, February 14 through Saturday, March 28th, at Sonora Joe’s. Sonora Joe’s is located at 140 South Washington street, Sonora, CA (209) 533-4455 * […]

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Billy Ocean at Gallo Center March 3

Billy Ocean at Gallo Center March 3

BILLY OCEAN CONCERT AT GALLO CENTER MARCH 3 On his first U.S. national tour in 25 years, R&B singer Billy Ocean will perform at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Tuesday, March 3. Curtain is at 7:30 pm. Tickets for the concert are $29 to $69, and may be purchased online at www.galloarts.org, by […]

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