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Archive for November, 2017

GalloView – Richard Thompson

GalloView – Richard Thompson

Prepare to Be Amazed By David Boring “THE FINEST ROCK SONGWRITER AFTER DYLAN AND THE BEST ELECTRIC GUITARIST SINCE HENDRIX.” -Los Angeles Times These kind of accolades that British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson has amassed over the years are astounding. He was included in both Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 100 Guitarists of All Time lists, once […]

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MJC offers A Halloween Chemistry Show

MJC offers A Halloween Chemistry Show

MJC offers A Halloween Chemistry Show (Modesto, CA) — Dr. Al Chemist and the Mischiefs present A Halloween Chemistry Show on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at 7 p.m. inSierra Hall 132 on the Modesto Junior College West Campus. The event is a fundraiser for the Great Valley Museum at MJC. Admission includes a visit to […]

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Happy October Modesto Friends

Happy October Modesto Friends

Greetings Modesto Friends We just moved into a new house. These are exciting times living with boxes, a microwave and a coffee machine. We had been in our old house, that we really loved, for over 20 years. It was really sad to go. When we moved back to Modesto in 1996, we picked this […]

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All Ages View

All Ages View

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson I am a huge fan of clouds and rainy day music so naturally these fall months have me feeling wonderful. After a long, hectic summer, it feels so great to be back into the swing of things. With influence from friends and family, I have always had a strong will to […]

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ArtView – Trick or Treat

ArtView – Trick or Treat

Art View By Jim Christiansen Trick or Treat. The Trick is writing the column with the usual Art in Modesto event and show information, and getting in some plugs for my birthday month and shows I’ve got going. Café DEVA has a new art hanging system, and my art is first to hang from it, […]

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ChefView – Mmmm is for Minnie’s

ChefView – Mmmm is for Minnie’s

Chef View By Dana Johnson Mmmm is for Minnie’s! Restaurants, no matter what city seem to come and go, but Minnie’s on Mc Henry in Modesto has been in business since 1954 according to owner, Stuart Mah! That is an astounding 62 years! According to Modesto View’s very own Chris Murphy it is the oldest […]

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Unplugged View – Rock, Block and One Smoking Carroll

Unplugged View – Rock, Block and One Smoking Carroll

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Rock, Block, And One Smoking Carroll I saw an incredible documentary not long ago called ‘The Music Of Strangers.’ It chronicles the formation and evolution of the Silk Road Ensemble, a collective of virtuoso musicians from across the planet who banded together to promote cross-cultural creative collaboration. The project was […]

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FFA View

FFA View

FFAView By Josephine Henderson When most people think of FFA, they think of cows and plows, corn and tractors. But FFA is much more than that. When I think of FFA, I think of helping others, reaching out to my community, and helping the world become a better place, one helping hand at a time. […]

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CountryView – Cottonwood Creek

CountryView – Cottonwood Creek

Cottonwood Creek – Hometown Nashville Sound By D.J. Walker – Kat Country 103 Country music’s roots stem from Nashville to Modesto and back again. From the 1940’s Rockabilly sound of Maddox Brothers and Rose to today’s local aspiring artists, it’s encouraging to see these two cities harmonizing with Country Music. A local duo, Cottonwood Creek, […]

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RockabillyView

RockabillyView

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup It’s MAMA time again. Yes, Modesto Area Music Awards happens on Oct 11th at the historic State Theatre in downtown Modesto This is the place where you as a community member can support our local talents and venues, we so enjoy paying tribute to. Since Modesto is the birthplace of Rockabilly, […]

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BigView – Haunts, Zombies and Fun

BigView – Haunts, Zombies and Fun

The BigView By Chris Murphy We love this spooky season! Halloween is a national holiday at our house. From spiderwebs, to ghastly and ghoulish sounds and creepy crawlies and the heebie jeebies, this time of year is just the best. First, fall is here and the weather is getting crisp and you can hear the […]

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NonProfitView – Modesto Sound

NonProfitView – Modesto Sound

Non-Profit View Out of This World Benefit for Modesto Sound By Chris Murphy Good sound makes a band. This is not only an engineering skill, it is an art, and we are so very lucky to have some really talented people in our community that are doing seriously professional sound. Modesto Sound is a local […]

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PerformingView – World Premier and More!

PerformingView – World Premier and More!

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn and ViewCrew Staff October has arrived and with its arrival there are many shows to see around our region. So many shows are in rehearsal and ready for enthusiastic audiences. Consider supporting your local high schools. During fall, the high schools produce dramatic offerings. We are so fortunate to live in […]

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Interview – Women’s Music Festival

Interview – Women’s Music Festival

InterView By Chris Murphy Modesto is special because of the many innovative and creative people in our community. There are those that do and those that talk about doing and ModestoView loves the people that DO things, make things happen, and create things. Since this is October and we love Halloween, we are going to […]

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Interview – Scary Rocktober

Interview – Scary Rocktober

InterView By Chris Murphy Modesto is special because of the many innovative and creative people in our community. There are those that do and those that talk about doing and ModestoView loves the people that DO things, make things happen, and create things. Since this is October and we love Halloween, we are going to […]

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