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ArchitectureView – Experiencing Architecture

ArchitectureView – Experiencing Architecture

Experiencing Architecture By: Barrett Lipomi, AIA What does it mean to experience architecture? If you were to ask an architect, he or she may talk about scale, proportion, rhythm orientation and texture. Hearing this kind of archi-babble will likely go right over your head. This is because architects and designers are trained to break down […]

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ChefView – Fresh Eats!

ChefView – Fresh Eats!

Chef View Get Your Fresh On! By Dana Johnson Here it is, a hot summer in the valley, each of us looking for a way to beat the heat and still enjoy the best of it all. Of course, we have numerous choices, its Modesto after all; we have plenty of ice cream/ yogurt shops […]

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ArtView – July Art

ArtView – July Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen July is a working vacation month for me. Here are some vacation and staycation ideas for Art View readers. This month Jennifer and I roll out of Modesto, into the heat of the night, and day to enjoy some fireworks, and the Grand Opening of Gallery Red in Las Vegas, […]

BluesView

BluesView

Blues View by Earl Matthews Hello friends, it’s been a few months since I have written a column. Life has been busy, and I have been holding on tight to the rails. I am happy to be writing again, and I hope you find time to attend some of the great events happening all around […]

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RockabillyView – Old School with a New Twist

RockabillyView – Old School with a New Twist

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup OLD SCHOOL & A NEW TWIST Can you remember back to 1950’s & 60’s ? A man by the name of Kent Whitt decided to start a band called “Kent Whitt & the Downbeats”. Kent is the downbeat man on drums. From what I understand, Kent formed Modesto’s first Rock ‘n […]

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PerformingView – Mary Poppins and More!

PerformingView – Mary Poppins and More!

A Time to Perform in July By Kaye Osborn Hello July! This month the YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company presents Mary Poppins at the Gallo Center for the Arts. YES Company, created by the amazing Melanee Wyatt, and chartered by Stanislaus County Office of Education and Modesto City Schools began in 1992. It has grown […]

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JazzBluesView – Ross McGinnis

JazzBluesView – Ross McGinnis

Blues and JazzView by Eric Benson If you like live music you’re gonna love this I’m away on vacation at Family Coop Camp for the week with family and friends, where the pot holes are not only in the roads, but for swimming as well. Plenty of time to mull over the year while sitting […]

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Happy July Modesto Friends!

Happy July Modesto Friends!

Greetings Modesto Friends! This month is all about celebrations. We celebrate the birth of our nation, we celebrate the success of Graffiti Summer and how we are now enjoying Graffiti Summer all year long with our new sister company ModestoGraffitiUSA.com Our family got to celebrate the wedding of our oldest daughter Madison to a great […]

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Go Modesto – Local Music at the Fair

Go Modesto – Local Music at the Fair

Go Modesto Local Music at the Fair The Stanislaus County Fair is July 10-19 and there is a stage featuring local music. Check out this show times: July 10 – Tristan Michael 7pm, Black Rose 9pm July 11 – Second Tradition 5pm, Kelly McDonald Band -7pm, Greg Scudder & Beer 30 9pm, July 12 – […]

Go Modesto FASM vs KASM

Go Modesto FASM vs KASM

Go Downtown Modesto FASM vs, KASM July 11 – Redeemer This will be an amazing event featuring the talented Aaron Vickery. AKA FASM who will go head to heat against KASM. This will be a amazing array of tag art, the rattle cans will be flying as these artists display the details and the techniques […]

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MetalView – Metal Extravaganza

MetalView – Metal Extravaganza

Metal View – By Mike Vanek I write this in a cheap motel in mountain View after the Rockstar Mayhem Festival which was an amazing experience all day!! I saw a lot of new bands including Jungle Rot & Sister Sin from Sweden!! Not to mention Thy art is murder & The mighty White Chapel!! […]

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BrewView Spritz Aperol

BrewView Spritz Aperol

BrewView By ModestoView Staff Those of you long time readers know that the ViewCrew likes great food and the “occasional” cocktail. It is really 5 pm somewhere all the time, and those happy hours just seem to pop up at the perfect moment. We are always on the look out for something really tasty, interesting […]

PoetryView

PoetryView

Gardening with my Son By Sam Pierstorff Parent, Husband, MJC English Professor, Poetry Slam Star, Ninja Poet, Reverend, and Poet Laureate Today we plant plum trees, and you are dragging my pickaxe by its splintered handle because it weighs as much as you do. The rusty end etches tangerine lines across the concrete as you […]

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OutsideLands 2015 Tips

OutsideLands 2015 Tips

GlobalView By Chris Murphy The ModestoView Crew is covering events all over the state that are fun excursions that are a day trip for our Modesto friends. Read all our global experiences online at ModestoView.com OutsideLands is coming soon! Are you ready? There are so many music festivals around the world, but San Francisco’s OutsideLands […]

X Fest Preview

X Fest Preview

XFest Preview By Chris Murphy Happy Sweet 16 X fest! Talk about time flying by. Just seems like yesterday that Matt Nathanson, Flying Blind, Blessid Union of Souls were playing in 2000 on J Street for the very first Xclamation Fest. Now, X fest covers over 15 city blocks, 12 stages and over 80 performers, […]