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FitView – The Bionic Woman

FitView – The Bionic Woman

FitView The Bionic Woman by Efren Martinez Regardless of what your preferred sport is, fitness injuries go along with being part of the game, especially if you are runner. I personally have had more fitness injuries from running than in any other leg of a triathlon. Last May, I took note of a fellow runner, […]

MAMAView

MAMAView

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin We have a different crop that we harvest this time of year in the 209, and lucky for you the harvest is good. There is a plethora of incredible talent to be tasted all around the region and we challenge you to sample as much as you possibly can. Take […]

AllAgesView – Our Town

AllAgesView – Our Town

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson For the past couple of weeks, I have been involved in a wonderful production called “Our Town”. Thomas Downey High School and our lovely director, Mr. Johnson are putting this show on. It is a production about life, love, family and growing up in the early 1900’s. If you saw either […]

Unplugged View – The Bluegrass is Greener

Unplugged View – The Bluegrass is Greener

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan The Bluegrass Is Greener October brings us much to celebrate in the northern California musical landscape. There’s the always phenomenal Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival at SF’s Golden Gate Park the first weekend of this month, and a stellar annual music conference in Mariposa county – the Yosemite Songwriting Retreat – […]

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Women’sMusicView – Northern Californian Women¹s Music Festival 2015

Women’sMusicView – Northern Californian Women¹s Music Festival 2015

Northern Californian Women’s Music Festival 2015 By Jennifer Allsup The director of The Northern California Women’s Music Festival and our fearless leader, Victoria Boyington, has set quite a precedent for women in the Stanislaus County music community. Victoria started out on a small scale last year creating a festival with some local and regional acts […]

ChefView – Fall Into Dessert

ChefView – Fall Into Dessert

Chef View By Dana Johnson Fall into Dessert! I tend to get a bit bummed out when I go to my favorite produce places and all of the juicy fruits of summer are scarce and temperatures start to cool. Yes, as much as I’ve enjoyed the past summer I must embrace the winds of change […]

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luuuv music you’re gonna love this Fall is apron us and one of my friends John Griswold a smooth Jazz and world music promoter again has said he has done his last show!. It is hard to continue to do live […]

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PoetryView – Goodnight Moon

PoetryView – Goodnight Moon

PoetryView By Sam Pierstorff Award winning ninja poet and MJC English Professor and Poet Laureate- ModestoView Goodnight Moon From outside the window, it must look like a crime is underway: late night, shades drawn, scattered light flickering like fireflies inside the room. But it’s only my son lighting up every storybook page with his new […]

The MAMAs are Coming!

The MAMAs are Coming!

The MAMAs are Coming! By Chris Murphy The 2015 MAMA awards will be such a big celebration. We turn sweet 16! It is so crazy that some of the bands that are nominated, their members weren’t even born when Chris Ricci and I created the MAMAs way back in 2000. This is a celebration all […]

MetalView – CD Release Party Fever

MetalView – CD Release Party Fever

BY MIKE VANEK CD Release Party Fever! This month’s theme headbangers, is one of progress and accomplishment for a few local bands. This month were talking about bands that are stepping up with new music and progress. It began last month with the Forever Obscured cd release party at the Other Place which was amazing!! […]

PerformingView – October

PerformingView – October

A Time to Perform in October By Kaye Osborn Our valley is filled with talent! What a joy it is to support local artists! I am currently collaborating with a very talented actor/teacher/director- David Braga. David and I co-directed several musicals at Lakewood School. Now, we will be directing K-8th grade students from Stanislaus Union […]

Haunted Home Tour!

Haunted Home Tour!

Omega Nu Halloween Home Tour By Susan Lilly A whirlwind of whimsical Halloween fun blows into town on Saturday, Oct. 10, with the return of Omega Nu’s Fourth Annual Halloween Home Tour. Guests will have the opportunity to tour three Modesto homes, full of spooktacular décor and boutique shopping in the courtyard of one home. […]