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Archive for August, 2016

Go Modesto – Cars and Coffee

Go Modesto – Cars and Coffee

Cars and Coffee There are two really cool Cars and Coffee events this month! This is a get together with hundreds of car fans, young and old new and classic. There is a Cars and Coffee Garage Takeover on Saturday July 15 from 7 to 10 pm on 11th St This is one of the […]

ThankYou – Flying Turtle

ThankYou – Flying Turtle

Thank You View The Modesto Historic Cruise Route featured an amazing Walk of Fame, celebrating the Modesto Legends of the Cruise. These beautiful case concrete markers were made and donated by Mat Rogers of Flying Turtle Concrete. Thank you so much Mat for the new makers and the great idea to mold in the letters, […]

Review of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Review of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Who is the Man Who Shot Liberty Valance? By Rebecca Day Prospect Theater Project closes their season with the answer to that question. The Western stage play was written by Jethro Compton, based on the short story of the same name in 1953 by Dorothy M. Johnson. The short story also inspired the 1962 film […]

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Modesto Area Music at the Fair

Modesto Area Music at the Fair

Modesto Area Music Association and Beat Happy! Music are thrilled to have been able to help curate local performers at this year’s Stanislaus County Fair(Coors Light Center Stage.) What a great way to have fun with the family and check out some local artists. Support old favorites or become a fan for the very first time. […]

By July 15, 2017 Read More →
Make a difference for Mujeres Latinas of Stanislaus County

Make a difference for Mujeres Latinas of Stanislaus County

Greetings wonderful community members! Since 1978, Mujeres Latinas, a non-profit 501 (c) 3, has been inspiring, educating and empowering students who aspire to reach higher education by awarding scholarships each year to students from our community. We are able to do this thanks to many of you who donate, attend our quarterly luncheons and annual […]

MetalView

MetalView

MetalView Eve Oberlander As I’m sitting here writing, Metzger is out in the garage playing it loud. Hailz! If you haven’t found out by now, Metzger is Keith Peters Vocals, Will Holgate Guitar, Morgan Gonzales Rhythm, Roger Guajardo Bass and Robert Hernandez Drums. They’ve consistently been practicing once a week despite one member living so […]

By July 12, 2017 Read More →
ZenView – Comfort

ZenView – Comfort

ZenView By Mary Layton Comfort Comfort is an experience of physical and mental ease. From a Zen point of view comfort is largely something perceived in our mind. For example a Buddhist monk will be comfortable sleeping on a hard surface but uncomfortable when sleeping in a soft bed. To be less dependent on comfort […]

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All AgesView

All AgesView

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson I just spent half of June traveling through the beautiful country of Spain with my family. The distance from my hometown really increased my fondness for all of the wonderful things here. Make sure that this summer you don’t miss those exciting Modesto-specific events like Graffiti nights and concert in the […]

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BarView – Summer Gold Rush

BarView – Summer Gold Rush

BarView By Chris Murphy Summer Lemonade Gold Rush It is summer and the urge to drink lemonade is strong. The warmer the day, the better it tastes, and guess what, lemonade tastes even better when is has some help from our friends at Surla’s and Do Good Distillery California Wheat Bourbon. This combination is a […]

By July 11, 2017 Read More →
InterView – Friendly Fair Fun Facts

InterView – Friendly Fair Fun Facts

Friendly Fair Fun Facts By Chris Murphy We are truly a Classic American City, but we are also fortunate that we have a Classic American County Fair. Many fairs across the USA and even in neighboring counties are struggling, but here in Stanislaus County, we have a fair that has been thriving, connecting with the […]

By July 11, 2017 Read More →
BargainView – The Heat is On!

BargainView – The Heat is On!

BargainView By Monica Barber The Heat Is On! It’s hotter than imaginable as Summertime greats us with open arms. Ms. M is sipping a pink lemonade under a shade tree in her backyard on this hot day thinking how wonderful it is to be able to feel the heat and also wishing it was a […]

UnpluggedView – When The Moon Hits Your Ear

UnpluggedView – When The Moon Hits Your Ear

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan When The Moon Hits Your Ear A century ago, W. Somerset Maugham wrote ‘The Moon And Sixpence,’ a novel about a man who leaves his family to pursue his dream of becoming an artist. It was the perfect inspiration as I searched for a name for downtown Modesto’s newest live […]

JazzView – July Celebrates Penny White

JazzView – July Celebrates Penny White

JazzView By Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this Well you know it’s “Summer in the City” when you’re up at the crack and still it is hot, hot, hot!. I have learned to pace myself since moving to the Valley years ago and now have the sense to get out of […]

Go Modesto – Bastille Day

Go Modesto – Bastille Day

Aller (go) Modesto Bastille Day State – July 9 – State Theatre Join your neighbors and friends for crepes made to order in the French classical tradition by Master Baker David Bradford. Enjoy live musical accompaniment as you dine by the youth string ensemble Strings of Fire. And please do indulge in either a Champagne […]

PoetryView – Sincerely, the Sun

PoetryView – Sincerely, the Sun

Sincerely, The Sun by Sam Pierstorff, #NinjaPoet I see you down there, lathering your bare shoulders in sunscreen like a baker frosts a cupcake. You’re right to do so. The closer I get, the more I burn, which makes people afraid of a relationship with me. These days, I’m hotter than ever, so it’s your […]