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Archive for November, 2017

Psychedlic Furs perform at the Gallo

Psychedlic Furs perform at the Gallo

If you were to dissect today’s alternative rock music, you’ll find that much of it pays homage to The Psychedelic Furs, who is coming to the Gallo Center for the first time in March! Led by vocalist and songwriter Richard Butler, and his bass-wielding brother Tim, the Furs scored major hits with “Love My Way,” “Pretty […]

By January 15, 2018 Read More →
Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage

Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage

Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage Pictured (L- R) are Jim Johnson as Senator Charles Whitmore, Trey Augustus as Tom, Charlene West as Sara Whitmore and Kimberly Ogden as Alex Klein. (Modesto, CA) — Modesto Junior College’s Arts, Humanities and Communications Division is staging Church & State on January 25-27 and February 2-3 at 7 p.m. and February 4 at 2 […]

By January 12, 2018 Read More →
California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular

California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular

California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular   Modesto Sound is excited to announce a successful start to its latest local community audio outreach program called the California Audio Roots Project. The goal of the California Audio Roots Project, or CARP for short, is to create local media content to distribute to […]

By January 11, 2018 Read More →
StageView The LightBox Theatre’s Pinocchio

StageView The LightBox Theatre’s Pinocchio

LightBox Theatre Announces Dates for ‘Pinocchio’ Spring production sets for Carnegie Arts Center Stage in March  TURLOCK — The LightBox Theatre Company, a theatre for young audiences, continues its 2017-18 season this spring with the production of ‘Pinocchio’ this March. Based on the classic tale of The Adventures of Pinocchio, ‘Pinocchio’ is a new, fast-paced, story-within-a-story featuring […]

By January 9, 2018 Read More →
BottleRock Line Up and Tickets Announced

BottleRock Line Up and Tickets Announced

BottleRock 2018 By Chris Murphy The annual music festival in Napa is shaping up to be one of the best festival show in the nation. Every year, the JAM Cellars BottleRock taps into the brightest and best and up and comers and this 3-day festival returns May 25-27This year’s line up is amazing featuring ModestoView […]

By January 8, 2018 Read More →
Turlock Restaurant Week

Turlock Restaurant Week

Diners, Lick Your Chops! Restaurants, Light Your Stoves!  Turlock Restaurant Week Is Launching January 19-28, 2018! Introducing Turlock’s Newest Food Experience – A Ten Day Food Extravaganza Throughout the Town at Our Beloved Restaurants! Turlock, CA – December 5, 2017 – Introducing Turlock’s first-ever Restaurant Week! Local entrepreneur and marketer, Ali Cox-Verissimo are executive producers and owners of this […]

By January 8, 2018 Read More →
Volunteer Tutors Needed

Volunteer Tutors Needed

Volunteer Tutors Needed to Teach Adults to Read Tutor information session and training will take place in January January 6, 2018—Modesto, CA—Volunteers 18 years of age and over are urgently needed to work with adult literacy students in Stanislaus County. A 30-minute informational meeting for new tutors will take place on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at […]

By January 6, 2018 Read More →
Central Valley Photography

Central Valley Photography

Carnegie to Feature Central Valley Photography in January. In a series of annual exhibitions called Valley Focus, the Carnegie Arts Center has celebrated the variety of artistic creativity found in California’s Central Valley. This year the show features works by many of the area’s most accomplished photographers. From more than 250 entries, 80 pieces by […]

By January 6, 2018 Read More →
Visionary Meeting Empire Library

Visionary Meeting Empire Library

Visioning meeting set for Empire Library relocation The public is invited to attend a visioning meeting with Supervisor Kristin Olsen, the Empire Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) and county officials to give input that will help guide the planning of a new library for the Empire community. During the Empire MAC meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at […]

By January 6, 2018 Read More →
Pencils to Pixels

Pencils to Pixels

Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art by Allen Passalaqua offered at MJC Art Gallery (Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Junior College Department of Art presents Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art by Allen Passalaqua from January 9 through February 1, 2018, in the MJC Art Gallery on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.  The gallery is open 11 a.m. […]

By January 5, 2018 Read More →
The Danger Element

The Danger Element

There will be a FREE PREMIERE screening of the locally produced film “The Danger Element” on February 24, 2018, at 7:00 pm in the Modesto Junior College main auditorium. After the screening, there will be a Q&A session with some of the actors including Doug Jones who is currently starring in the TV series “Star Trek: Discovery” as well as Guillermo […]

By January 4, 2018 Read More →
MetalView Happy New Year

MetalView Happy New Year

MetalView By Eve Oberlander Happy New Year! My New Year resolution is to go out and occupy a venue, support a musician. Music is good for the soul, my soul. Modesto area metal was on fire this past year, with local bands making music videos, writing and producing albums and touring up and down California […]

By January 4, 2018 Read More →
BarView – Fuzio¹s Candied Bacon Do Good Old Fashioned

BarView – Fuzio¹s Candied Bacon Do Good Old Fashioned

BarView By Chris Murphy Fuzio’s Candied Bacon Do Good Old Fashioned Have you ever had a drink that got better with every sip? I am not kidding. I did not want this drink to end, and since it was in the mid-afternoon, I did not ask for a 2nd one. But boy oh boy am […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
Cold Weather Hot Music

Cold Weather Hot Music

Songwriter View Cold Weather, Hot Music. By Patty Castillo Davis The Latin word for January means door since January is the door to the new year and opening to new beginnings. Begin 2018 like this-resolve to actively support your favorite local venues. Last year saw the dissolution of places to create art. Put your money […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
ChefView – New Beginnings and New Teamwork

ChefView – New Beginnings and New Teamwork

ChefView By Chris Murphy New Beginnings and New Teamwork John Surla was our very first ChefView interview when I started ModestoView. It is only fitting that we start here again as we head into 2018 as there is a great new beginning. John has been a leader in the Modesto culinary community and he commitment […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →