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Authentic Extreme – Royal Robbins

Authentic Extreme – Royal Robbins

InterView By Chris Murphy This is a reprint of the interview we did with Royal Robbins in October of 2006. This was our first year of the magazine, and Royal’s place in the climbing world shines brighter than ever. Let’s go back in time. Authentic Extreme Royal Robbins October 2006 The world is extreme everything. […]

By June 20, 2016 Read More →
Peace Camp is Coming June 24-26

Peace Camp is Coming June 24-26

Peace Camp in the Sierra- June 24-26 Submitted by the Modesto Peace Life Center Join us for the Modesto Peace/Life Center’s 34th annual Peace Camp in the Sierra, June 24-26 at Camp Peaceful Pines on Clark Fork Rd. off Hwy 108, about 100 miles east of Modesto. We’ll enjoy a weekend of workshops, good food, […]

Weekend Needle Drop-Simple Minds

Weekend Needle Drop-Simple Minds

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums Simple Minds Sparkle in the Rain I have been a big fan of this band for years and think just about everything they released borders on brilliance. I saw Simple Minds supporting Sparkle in the Rain, so I think it is the perfect album to reflect on. They were main […]

By June 19, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

Weekend Needle Drop-The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY!

WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP-52 WEEKS 52 RECORDS The Roots of Rock & Roll ROCKABILLY! Imperial House Records WU3590 Released 1982 It is Graffiti Summer in Modesto and so I thought I would listen to a music that owes a debt to it’s origins right here in Modesto. Rockabilly and the sounds of the Maddox Brothers and […]

By June 12, 2016 Read More →
cool stuff

cool stuff

Hi, I’ve read about some cool things recently and I though you might be inerested too, here is the link Speak to you later, Elliot Gage

By June 7, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop The Monkees

Weekend Needle Drop The Monkees

THE WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP 52 WEEKS 52 ALBUMS THE MONKEES S/T Released October 10 1966 It has been 50 years since the Monkees first hit the TV and Radio airwaves. They have a new album out and will be coming to the fabulous Gallo Theatre for the Arts on September 20th. I know I am […]

By June 5, 2016 Read More →
MoBandView – Time for Concert in the Park

MoBandView – Time for Concert in the Park

MoBand By Chris Murphy A big brass band, in a bandshell, in a park, with food, drink, wine, and fun sounds like the perfect evening. Add to this 3,000 of your best friends, blankets, and picnic baskets and you have a hall of fame slice of Americana, or Modestocana as we like to say. June […]

BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

Stewart & Jasper now carries Jeremy Wine Co. If you have ever wine tasted in Lodi, you have likely had some Jeremy Wine. Although Jeremy Wine’s Albarino (a light, fruity white wine) has been available here for some time, now you can get the Chocolate Port, a delicious dessert wine with 5 varietals (including Portuguese) […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
Songwriter View: Torrid Tunesmiths

Songwriter View: Torrid Tunesmiths

Songwriter View: Torrid Tunesmiths By Patty Castillo Davis June is the choicest part of the Summer. Dads and Grads. Beaches, Brides and Baseball. The temperature isn’t the only thing blazing outside-there are bountiful amounts of fierce live music events to be sampled. All of these usher in the best time of the season for all that […]

BrewView: Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room

BrewView: Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room

BrewView Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Downtown Modesto is growing and getting back its glamor. One of store fronts 11th Street can boast about now is Sandude’s first tap room. Yes, first. There are more coming, but Modesto is proud to be the city that John & Janette […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
2016 Graffiti  Summer Schedule – Print and Save

2016 Graffiti Summer Schedule – Print and Save

Graffiti Summer 2016! Do you have your poodle skirt? Got your hair greased up? Here are some of the fun events that you can enjoy in ModestoUSA, the “Home of American Graffiti”. Fri & Sat nights, A&W Root Beer, Classic Car Show – Karaoke Wed nights May 18th through August 31st, Velvet Creamery, Classic Car […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
Happy Graffiti Summer Friends

Happy Graffiti Summer Friends

Greetings Modesto Friends: This is my favorite time of the year. I love Graffiti Summer. It brings back the memories of those weekends in high school and the summer fun for me and many of the cruisers and the classic car owners here in Modesto USA each year. From the class of ’45 through today, […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
Meet Modesto Graffiti USA’s Rodney

Meet Modesto Graffiti USA’s Rodney

Hi there! I’m Rodney! I want to introduce you to the reason Modesto is so awesome! It’s our classic cars like me! We are all shined up, ready to cruise and are all powered up for Graffiti Summer. I hope you enjoy everything we have going this year and make sure to check out the […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
ComedyView – Anthony K

ComedyView – Anthony K

Comedy View By Chris Murphy The ModestoView Clean Comedy Competition in partnership with the Gallo Center was a huge success. Our local comedians blew the roof off with laughter and the winner was our very own Anthony K. We want our locals to be seen on the national stage and this is how we do […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
2016 Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame

2016 Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame

The Walk of Fame By Chris Murphy When I approached George Lucas a few years ago about getting involved in the Modesto Historic Cruise Route, I explained that our mission was to tell the stories behind the story that he told. Our efforts here in ModestoUSA are to share the people and the places that […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →