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ArtView – Art is a Great Gift

ArtView – Art is a Great Gift

Art View By Jim Christiansen Holiday shopping time. Support your local artists and downtown businesses by considering original art for gift giving, even to yourself. Mistlin Gallery features the members Home for the Holidays Show, and I have my own affordable art there in a bin of unframed original watercolors and printmaking back in the […]

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Unplugged View – Mesmerizing the Devil

Unplugged View – Mesmerizing the Devil

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan I saw that Charlie Daniels and his band are coming to the area this month. They’ll be at the Merced Theater on Thursday the 8th, which happens to be the night before the final Music At The GMC concert I’m presenting this year. That got me thinking about Charlie’s most […]

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CountryView – Shane Minor

CountryView – Shane Minor

CountryView By DJ Walker Morning Show Host KAT Country 103 Country music performers usually spend the early part of their career playing bars and various other gigs hopefully making it to the next level of becoming a national recording artist in Nashville. But those Big Stars wouldn’t be where they were if it wasn’t for […]

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StarWarsView – Rogue One Coming Dec 15th

StarWarsView – Rogue One Coming Dec 15th

StarWarsView By Chris Murphy Just like it is Graffiti Summer in Modesto all year long, it is May the 4th in Modesto all year long too. The Force will be especially strong December 15-17 in 10th St Plaza when the new Star Wars Rogue One premiers. It will be a great night in 10th St […]

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Apres Skate View

Apres Skate View

Apres Skate By Chris Murphy You know how this is, you ski, and then you are looking for a place to relax. Well for some people it is Apres Ski all the time so we figured that Downtown Modesto, with the amazing Modesto On Ice is ready for an “Apres Skate” scene. All of that […]

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BigView – Celebrating Local

BigView – Celebrating Local

The BigView Local For The Holidays By Chris Murphy If you have been a reader of ModestoView for 10 years or if this is your very first issue, you can tell that we are all about local living, local music, local food and most of all, shopping local. Modesto is loaded with great people that […]

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Go Downtown Modesto – Santa Con Dec 16th

Go Downtown Modesto – Santa Con Dec 16th

GO Downtown Modesto SantaCon – December Ho! HO! HO16 It is time to get your Santa on! The Santas are coming to the streets of Modesto again on Dec 16th for the 6th Annual Santa Pub Crawl. Please like them Facebook page “Modesto SantaCon”. Please, be kind to others and show lots of JOLLY LAUGHTER […]

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RockabillyView – Brian Setzer Comes to Modesto

RockabillyView – Brian Setzer Comes to Modesto

RockabillyView By Chris Murphy We have a special event happening this month where our history meets the most popular Rockabilly musicians. On December 22 Rockabilly and Rockin’ Christmas blasts onto the Gallo Stage with Brian Setzer and his Orchestra. This is extra special as the man that re-lit the flame of Rockabilly with his band […]

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Greetings View – Giving Civic Pride

Greetings View – Giving Civic Pride

Greetings Modesto Friends, Oh the weather outside is frightful… Don’t you love it when it gets cold and grey, maybe sunny and cold or just plain chilly. There is something magical about the Thanksgiving weekend, where something is in the air makes it seem to start feeling like the holidays. Maybe it is the family, […]

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Rockin’ Holiday Happenings

Rockin’ Holiday Happenings

HolidayView By Chris Murphy This is an extra special holiday season this year. As you may know, I love the retro feel of the downtown of Modesto Christmas Past. Based on conversations with friends and on Facebook, al lot of people are looking for the authenticity of the real traditions, the garland, the lights, and […]

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BarView Do Good Manhattan East

BarView Do Good Manhattan East

BarView Do Good Manhattan East Kimoto Sake and Sushi’s take on the Manhattan is delicious! If you love drink interpretations, Kimoto is a great place to try an inspired twist on a classic beloved recipe. For their barrel-aged “Manhattan East”, they replace the dry vermouth with a dry sake, and they give a touch of […]

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MAMAView Economics of Entertainment

MAMAView Economics of Entertainment

MAMAView Economics of Entertainment By Middagh Goodwin Modesto’s population is approximately 204,933 people. It is the 18th largest city in California. What does that ultimately mean? There are a lot of people living in and around Modesto. Statistics show that about 40% of what is spent locally is reinvested in the community. Remember that statistic. […]

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MetalView The Metal Scene 2016

MetalView The Metal Scene 2016

The Metal Scene 2016 by Eve Oberlander The Modesto Metal scene has seen its ups and downs this year. With mostly ups we have experienced some downs; with the passing of 17TEN’s Joe Young, we all lost a part of our lives.  We have respect and love for you and your families, Joe. We will […]

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BargainView: Happy Xmas

BargainView: Happy Xmas

BargainView: Happy Xmas by Monica Barber So this is Christmas… Another year is over and what have you done? The barista calls my order as John Lennon croons the eternal question over the airwaves.  This morning as Ms M sips her Americano she wonders where the year has gone. The streets are littered with autumn […]

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BrewView: Tis’ the Season for Ales!

BrewView: Tis’ the Season for Ales!

BrewView: Tis’ the Season for Ales! by Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell   Here in sunny Central California, our winters are hardly rough. While some countries focus on Lagers this time of year, we tend to lean more towards Ales as our winter beer, because temperatures are mild and perfect for brewing (or drinking!) ales. […]

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