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Archive for November, 2017

Moonshine Bandits on Tour

Moonshine Bandits on Tour

Shiner Nation heads Across the Nation By Chris Murphy We are so proud of our Moonshine Bandits. These guys have been lighting up the stages for years and now the audiences across the USA are experiencing the excitement. Tex and Bird have taken this Central Valley sound and huge crowds from, our home area to […]

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Bluesbox Bayou Band Celebrates 20 Years

Bluesbox Bayou Band Celebrates 20 Years

Bluesbox Bayou Band Celebrates 20 Years of Music with release of seventh CD What an incredible journey it’s been! Since the earliest days in 1996 at Wilma’s Flying Pig on Washington Street, Sonora, The BluesBox Bayou Band has been on the road to festivals, wineries and dance venues, all over this region for more than […]

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Hey Bartender – Getting Peachy at the Goat

Hey Bartender – Getting Peachy at the Goat

Hey Bartender Getting Peachy at the Goat By Chris Murphy Photos by MJ Mangano We love our search for fantastic local cocktails made with our favorite rum made here in Modesto by our friends at Do Good Distillery. Their rum is out of this world and it should be part of your cocktail experience and […]

All Ages View

All Ages View

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Hey Modesto! Hopefully you all had a stellar summer break and are as amped for the school year as I am. The beginning of school is always so exciting to me; new supplies, new teachers and old friends. The start of school is also great because you can improve your studying […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →
ZenView – Motivation

ZenView – Motivation

ZenView Mary Layton “Motivation is energy”, a friend told me once. She explained to me what compelled her to go to her exercise class even though she was feeling very lazy. It was a simple thought, a voice that said ” I’m going to feel much better. I need to move and I want to […]

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UnpluggedView – When the Cows Come Home

UnpluggedView – When the Cows Come Home

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan When The Cows Come Home I watched an incredible piece of video recently. Swedish artist Jonna Jinton stood in a pasture on a summer evening, and began to sing the ancient herding call known as ‘kulning.’ It was like a ghostly, medieval-style chant. One of the most glorious things I’ve […]

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ArchitectureView – New Developments

ArchitectureView – New Developments

ArchitectureView By: Barrett Lipomi New Development to break ground in North Modesto The first phase of a new development will break ground soon in Kiernan Business Park East. The development, located on Dale road between Bangs and Kiernan Avenues, will include a hotel, independent senior living community and a memory care facility. The developer will […]

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InterView – Back to School with Dave Menshew

InterView – Back to School with Dave Menshew

InterView by Chris Murphy Back to School with Dave Menshew I love smart people. I want our leaders to be smart people, we need smart people making the key decisions that affect our future, our planet and our people. Yes friends, I love science. Just how to we make sure that there are generations to […]

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Jazz & BluesView – Cool Nights

Jazz & BluesView – Cool Nights

Blues & JazzView by Eric Benson “If you love music you’re gonna love this” Ah, the summer wears on with concerts in the park; farmers market, and plenty of heat good for the tomatoes- but not for me. At times like these, I like to get out early and cower inside mid-day, and return to […]

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CommunityView – Unity for Law Enforcement

CommunityView – Unity for Law Enforcement

Community View By Maryann Spikes Have you noticed the great diversity of local vigils in support of unity between law enforcement and the community? Is your porch light blue? Is there a strip of blue tape on the rear window of your vehicle? Blue paint stripe on your curb? If you answered yes to any […]

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ChefView – Eat Your Veggies

ChefView – Eat Your Veggies

Chef View By Dana Johnson Eat Your Veggies!!! With lightning speed, August is already here! From hot August nights to back to school, we can all benefit from healthy eating to give us that extra boost. We are so fortunate to live here where the 2nd largest leafy produce growers, Ratto Bros. of Modesto grows […]

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BargainView

BargainView

BargainView By Monica Barber The August heat rushes through like a herd of galloping horses… it’s completely unstoppable. This burst of fire scorches everything down to the leaves on the trees. The only thing it can’t scorch is your spirit and your wallet. Leave everything to Ms. M because I’ve got a few ways you […]

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PerformingView

PerformingView

Performing View A Time To Perform in August By Kaye Osborn Hot August Nights are here again! Children will be heading back to school. (Still hard to believe that school reconvenes in August) There are several local shows coming up this month. A very exciting announcement by Dr. Jim Johnson. Gallo Center will have its […]

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ArtView – End of Summer

ArtView – End of Summer

ArtView By Jim Christiansen Here we are at the end of summer, and much of what’s going on in our local art scene is continuation of shows that opened in July; well worth visiting if you missed July Art Walk. The Emergence Show at the Chartreuse Muse features a group exhibition of new and emerging […]

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BigView  – Valley Talent Project

BigView – Valley Talent Project

Modesto has talent! Valley Talent Project, Live at the Gallo Center, Aug 26 and 27. Oh yes, August has a tradition that keeps getting better every year. The Valley Talent Project is seeking out the next stars, and you never know, who will be the next Jeremy Renner, Grandaddy or Lindsay Pierce. At the Gallo […]