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ArtView – Art in March

ArtView – Art in March

Art View By Jim Christiansen FOTO Modesto first time event was spectacular in scope with its 28 venues, numerous openings, 28 days up, and over 90 artists on display. I hope to see more ambitious visual art initiatives like this in Modesto. March has a busy schedule and is National Youth Art Month. March 5 […]

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Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna luv this Well folks, safe to say the drought may be over! “When the levee breaks, mama you got to move”. There is so much water out there I am going to flush the toilet twice for good measure, just kidding. Well I am not […]

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Hey Bartender – California Car Bomb

Hey Bartender – California Car Bomb

BarView Firkin and Fox Pub By Chris Murphy The California Car Bomb One of the things you need to know is that you don’t try to order an Irish Car Bomb in Ireland. This is an American thing and best of all, it is really really tasty and has a wonderful chocolate taste. This month, […]

Design View – Awesome Inclusive Design

Design View – Awesome Inclusive Design

DesignView by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School Modesto’s awesome, socially-inclusive design In 1905, Modesto inventor Joseph C. Dana filed a patent application for “a writing-guide designed for use by blind persons.”This may be Modesto’s earliest example of “accessible design,” “inclusive design” or “universal design,” i.e., the design of experiences, places and products usable by […]

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Unplugged View – Hang ’em High

Unplugged View – Hang ’em High

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Hang ’Em High Of all the artists I’ve worked with over the years, I doubt any have been more aptly named than Gaelynn Lea. Her original violin music is like a soothing breeze through the meadow. Gaelynn crafts hauntingly beautiful compositions rooted in the Irish traditions. She made quite a […]

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CountryView – Cottonwood Creek go Nashville

CountryView – Cottonwood Creek go Nashville

CountryView By DJ Walker Since the last time we checked in with the local duo of Cottonwood Creek they’ve tied the knot & tied the iTunes charts with their debut album release. “We hit #21 on the charts!!!”, says Maggie Little. “Almost to twenty!” adds Scott Little. Even before they shared the same last name […]

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InterView – Joe Kieta – Modesto Bee

InterView – Joe Kieta – Modesto Bee

The news is a vital part of our lives. You need to know what is happening. Being informed, whether it be about politics, arts, music or business is so very important. Knowing what is happening both locally and nationally is just part of being a good citizen. Even more important, is knowing that what you […]

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AllAgesView – Stellar March

AllAgesView – Stellar March

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson The past month has been absolute mayhem, some school days lasting up to 15 hours for me! Despite my love for sleep, I have gladly spent morning to evening at Downey to ensure my involvement in the arts programs. My two main extracurricular focuses this year are theatre and film. I’m […]

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Downtown Modesto Champion – Jeffrey Newberry

Downtown Modesto Champion – Jeffrey Newberry

ModestoView Downtown Champion Jeffrey Newberry For over 26 years, you have seen Jeffrey Newberry, keeping the downtown streets spiffed up, posters in the windows, scrubbing tagging off of walls, gathering signatures for street closures, weeding and overall just being a great Downtown Modesto ambassador. You have seen him, caring for one of the flower pots, […]

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LeadershipView – Intersection of Art

LeadershipView – Intersection of Art

LeadershipView By Dezaree Seeds, MBA INTERSECTION OF ART Every year the Modesto Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Modesto Program not only identifies, educates and motivates potential community leaders; but also requires its participants to volunteer their time to identify and complete a service project that will have a positive impact in the Community. The Leadership Modesto […]

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Love Modesto – April 8

Love Modesto – April 8

Love Modesto – April 8 You know we Love Modesto here at ModestoView. There is so much we can all do together here in our community when we are a big team. Modesto is great because we all get together and we volunteer. Modesto is only as good as we make it so grab your […]

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Run Modesto

Run Modesto

RunModesto Modesto Marathon – March 19 Modesto Marathon is quick becoming one of the premier west coast qualifiers for the Boston Marathon. Modesto features a non-technical flat course that allows a fast pace. Make sure you are registered for this national caliber event so you are ready to run. Last day for mail-in registration is […]

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Go Sonora – Jousting !

Go Sonora – Jousting !

Go Sonora This sport is so extreme that National Geographic did a special television series based on it’s followers and came to Sonora to cover it five years ago. We’ll it’s back with more riders, more challenges, and only one knight will walk away with the grand honor of being champion. Riders are coming to […]

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GoModesto – Evening in Mongolia

GoModesto – Evening in Mongolia

Go Modesto An Evening In Mongolia – March 11 One of our favorite local charities is Hope Haven West. Lonny Davis and his team are in the process of preparing, delivering and fitting wheelchairs to those in need around the world with distributions in South and Central America this spring and summer and a special […]

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GoModesto – Museum and Mansion Celebrations

GoModesto – Museum and Mansion Celebrations

Go Downtown Modesto The McHenry Museum Guild will be putting on their annual Gala on March 4, 2017. The theme this year is “Viva Las Vegas” and will feature cocktails, appetizers, a silent auction, dinner and live entertainment at the McHenry Museum, 1402 I Street, in downtown Modesto. The event starts at 5:30 pm. The […]