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Archive for November, 2017

YouthView – Yes Company

YouthView – Yes Company

YouthView YES Company Celebrates 25 Years with Les Misérables By Cindy Fenech Celebrating its 25th season, YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company will perform “Les Misérables” beginning July 22 at the Gallo Center for the Arts. Winner of more than 100 international awards and seen by over 65 million people worldwide, Les Misérables is an epic […]

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AllAgesView

AllAgesView

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Hey Everyone! Finally it’s getting to be pool weather, I hope that your first month of summer was as fun as mine! Between Concert in the Park, ice cream runs and all Modesto has to offer, it’s almost impossible to be bored. I was fortunate enough to visit Norway with my […]

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ArtView

ArtView

Art View By Jim Christiansen July isn’t just Fireworks, parades and hip, hip, hooray. It’s the Tenth anniversary of the magazine version of Modesto View, celebrated artfully at the Mod Stop/Peer Recovery Art Project Gallery with a ten-year retrospective show of Modesto View covers July 15 to August 15. It is also Stanislaus County Fair […]

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ZenView – Loss & Transformation

ZenView – Loss & Transformation

ZenView By Mary Layton Loss and Transformation Last month I travelled to Germany to visit my parents. At the end of April my mother celebrated her 89th birthday with family and her close friends. By that point she had battled Parkinsons for 14 years. Each new year was proof of her strength and courage. My […]

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PerformingView – Summer Salutations

PerformingView – Summer Salutations

A Time to Perform in July 2016 By Kaye Osborn Summer Salutations Dear Readers! It’s heating up in the valley. It’s time for grilling, picnics, concerts in the park and lazing by the pool!! Remember to take time to enjoy some amazing productions inside an air-conditioned facility. Just completed co-teaching a young writer’s camp at […]

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GlobalView – OutsideLands 2016

GlobalView – OutsideLands 2016

GlobalView By Chris Murphy Are you ready for San Francisco OutsideLands? The ViewCrew has been covering this amazing 3-day festival for many years. This music, food and culture festival will happen August 4 – 7 in the lush greenery of Golden Gate Park at the Polo fields and surrounding meadows featuring Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Lana […]

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GoModesto – USA et France

GoModesto – USA et France

GoModesto USA and France Together By Chris Murphy USA independence day was helped by the French, thanks to the Treaty of Alliance and a Treaty of Amity signed between the USA and France in 1778. This was a huge boost to our revolutionary war effort. So was as Americans should also celebrate Bastille Day, and […]

Unplugged View – Live Music is Good for You

Unplugged View – Live Music is Good for You

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Live music is good for you. A virtuoso pianist once performed in Bulgaria during a massive flu outbreak. Thousands of people in the concert hall, and a great cacophony of coughing and hacking could be heard. But there were certain passages that this piano master played, during which all of […]

By June 30, 2016 Read More →
Jazz & BluesView – Have a Heat Wave

Jazz & BluesView – Have a Heat Wave

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this And the summer goes on, were havin’ a heat wave a tropical heat wave, good for tomatoes but not so good for the rest of us. Plenty to be thankful for, gainful employment, meaningful work, family and friends and yes AC! Plenty going […]

ComedyView

ComedyView

ComedyView By Chris Murphy Two Irishmen walk out of a bar….. It’s summer and that means it is time to laugh. Heck, it is always time to laugh. Seems like we need laughter now more than ever with our political situation seeming so funny when it is actually a tragedy; but that’s where the skill […]

ChefView – Barking Hot Dogs

ChefView – Barking Hot Dogs

Chef View By Dana Johnson Barking Hot Dogs! Got this old song stuck in my head now; who let the dogs out, who, who?!!! No, not those kinds of dogs, but good old fashioned all-American hot dogs. Today it made no difference that I may have to hit the treadmill a couple extra hours after […]

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HistoryView – Knights Ferry

HistoryView – Knights Ferry

Knights Ferry Attacked !!!!! By Lloyd Ploutz The sounds of cannons, rifles and the screams of the dying were all to present at Knights Ferry’s Civil War Re-Enactment that took place a few months ago. General Paul Vancase, Battalion Commander of Artillery for Confederate States of America, along with Rob Orr of Modesto lead and […]

ParadeView – July 4 Celebration

ParadeView – July 4 Celebration

ParadeView By Chris Murphy The Fourth of July in Modesto is so very special. It is one of those days where everyone is family and we all are celebrating the USA and our very own special blend of ModestoCana that we serve daily. Downtown will be the place to be on July 4th as the […]

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Modesto View Magazine is 10!

Modesto View Magazine is 10!

RearView Serving Civic Pride Daily By Chris Murphy We rarely look back here at ModestoView as our eyes are on the road ahead and focused on getting you, our wonderful readers the plan for next month. But Ferris Bueller had it right; there is a lot going on, and if you are not careful you […]

Outside Lands Announces Barbary Comedy & Improv Lineup

Outside Lands Announces Barbary Comedy & Improv Lineup

Outside Lands Announces Barbary Comedy & Improv Lineup By Chris Murphy Are you ready for San Francisco Outside Lands? We are! One of our favorite parts of this festival each year is the Barbary Coast section. Yes friends, this is where the comedy happens and it is the perfect break from the big concert shows. […]

By June 28, 2016 Read More →