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New Show Alert! – Dana Carvey & Jewel shows added

New Show Alert! – Dana Carvey & Jewel shows added

Greetings Modesto Friends ModestoView is proud to serve on the Board of the Gallo Center of the Arts and I will tell you that they team there is always scouring the USA for great show opportunities. The team as delivered two new shows and have added some new excitement to the Gallo Center’s 2015-2016 season! […]

By January 25, 2016 Read More →
The Weekend Needle Drop Week 4: JAPAN

The Weekend Needle Drop Week 4: JAPAN

Week Four of the New Year JAPAN-Tin Drum V2209 By Middagh Goodwin Tin Drum, Japan’s fifth and final studio album was released in November of 1981 on Virgin Records. On this release the band continued to use electronic elements along side traditional instrumentation with David Sylvian’s stellar baritone voice and Mick Karn’s fretless bass . […]

By January 24, 2016 Read More →
Tickets now on sale for the Sonora Celtic Faire at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds

Tickets now on sale for the Sonora Celtic Faire at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds

30th Sonora Celtic Faire tickets are on-sale now! Happening March 11-13th. Celebrating the cultures of Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall, Wales, and all Celtic Nations Taking over the entire Sonora fairgrounds venue in celebration of 30 years. California’s largest and original Celtic faire returns…Rain, shine or snow! What’s New This Year? The “Battle of Nations”, features dozens of […]

By January 19, 2016 Read More →
Merchants of Doubt –  Film Night at the  Peace/Life Center Jan 20

Merchants of Doubt – Film Night at the Peace/Life Center Jan 20

Climate Change: There Is No Consensus By DAN ONORATO What the hell? you probably fumed on reading that headline in Connections. So, now that I have your attention, January’s Film Night features Merchants of Doubt that spotlights the “silver-tongued pundits-for-hire” that make such spurious claims and the tactics they use to manipulate public opinion. A.O. […]

By January 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Meet the Amazing Mic Gillette

Meet the Amazing Mic Gillette

Mic Gillette By Chris Murphy (Originally Published Oct 2014) We mourn the passing of Mic Gillette. Here is a wonderful look back at the amazingly talented man. One of the legends of power horns will be performing in Modesto on October 18. This will be a special benefit show for the Center for Human Services […]

By January 16, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop Week 3 – Camper Van Beethoven

Weekend Needle Drop Week 3 – Camper Van Beethoven

The Weekend Needle Drop 2016 52 Weeks 52 Albums Week Three of the New Year and I continue to pull out classics from my collection, this week Camper Van Beethoven’s Telephone Free Landslide Victory. Released in 1985 the album was just a little before it’s time. The Band was often compared with Violent Femmes, the […]

By January 16, 2016 Read More →
ModestoView Nominated Small Business of Year

ModestoView Nominated Small Business of Year

This is exciting news. ModestoView has been nominated by the Modesto Chamber of Commerce as Outstanding Small Business of the Year for the 2nd year in a row. This means so much as our job at ModestoView is to “Serve Civic Pride Daily” and with this nomination, we must be doing the right thing. We […]

By January 16, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents Into the Void: Art of the Richard Serros Studio

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents Into the Void: Art of the Richard Serros Studio

January 5 through February 4  The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents Into the Void: Art of the Richard Serros Studio This large two venue retrospective exhibition, shown both at the Modesto Junior College Art Gallery and the Mistlin Gallery simultaneously during the month of January 2016 presents the painting, drawings and […]

By January 15, 2016 Read More →
Finding our Way Back Home

Finding our Way Back Home

Finding Our Way Home: Modesto By Amy Vickery On any given day in our city, roughly 1,000 residents are homeless and an estimated 10,000 more may be at risk of homelessness. They are veterans. They are families with children. Some find daily shelter and some live without any shelter at all. Finding Our Way Home: […]

By January 15, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
SuperBowl Options 2016

SuperBowl Options 2016

Looking for a fun place to watch Superbowl 50? On February 7th these are the places to be! Great food plus great people equals a great time! Go Football! The Boardroom, 1528 J St, Modesto Rivets American Grill, 2307 Oakdale Road, Modesto Twisted Pig  –  2717 Coffee Rd, Modesto Bookies, 2020 Standiford Ave, Modesto Shooters […]

By January 13, 2016 Read More →
Nor-Cal Cosies Were a Hit In Newman

Nor-Cal Cosies Were a Hit In Newman

  Nor-Cal Cosie Weekend at the Westside Theatre in Newman, on January 9th was a great success raising $1,425.00 for Haven’s Women Center of Stanislaus Co, to be presented by the City of Newman. The NorCal Cosies, a promotional event for Modesto-Con, held a Mini Con (Cosie Con) during the day that had nearly 650 people in attendance over […]

By January 11, 2016 Read More →
David Bowie 1947-2016

David Bowie 1947-2016

R.I.P David Bowie Planet Earth is blue and there’s nothing I can do. So shocked to learn that David Bowie has died after a battle with cancer. I have been a fan of Bowie’s since I bought the single Space Oddity back in the early 70’s at Records By Twilight in McHenry Village. The amazing […]

By January 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop Week Two – Joe Jackson

Weekend Needle Drop Week Two – Joe Jackson

The Weekend Needle Drop 2016 52 Weeks 52 Albums By Middagh Goodwin Week Two of the New Year and as we continue to mine gems from my record collection we come across an ultra rare version of Joe Jackson debut. Today we will be taking my Double 10″ LP of “Look Sharp” for a spin, […]

By January 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
BottleRock Tickets On Sale Now!

BottleRock Tickets On Sale Now!

Bottle Rock Is Coming to Napa By Chris Murphy Did you get your tickets yet? The ViewCrew is set to go and we recommend that you get tix ASAP. This year you can see Stevie Wonder, Florence and the Machine, Death Cab for Cutie, Langhorn Slim, Buddy Guy, Lumineers, and Fantastic Negrito and so many […]

By January 9, 2016 Read More →
16th Annual Wishmaker’s Ball is Jan 30th

16th Annual Wishmaker’s Ball is Jan 30th

Help grant a wish at the 16th Annual Wishmaker’s Ball – Black Tie Bingo Benefiting Make-A-Wish®     MODESTO, CA (January, 2016) Make-A-Wish® Northeastern California and Northern Nevada is hosting the 16th Annual Wishmaker’s Ball, Saturday, January 30 at the Double Tree Inn Modesto, 1150 9th Street. The event will be held from 5:30 – […]

By January 8, 2016 Read More →