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Archive for November, 2017

InterView – The Rebirth of the Shire

InterView – The Rebirth of the Shire

A new art age dawns in downtown Modesto. By Chris Murphy There is no fun in the world without reinvention. Some chapters have to close so that new ones begin. Many of our stories are the same. When I was in high school my culture came from the Bay Area, Berkeley in particular. I moved […]

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Zen View  – Self Restraint

Zen View – Self Restraint

ZenView By Mary Layton Self-Restraint Recently I went to visit my T’ai Chi teacher who is a 3rd Generation Grandmaster of T’ai Chi. On the wall in his living room hangs a large Chinese calligraphy of one of the most important principles of T’ai Chi : Self-Restraint. Next to the very powerful looking character of […]

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StageView – A Lie of the Mind

StageView – A Lie of the Mind

StageView By: Tracy Sprague Photos by: Austin Morris Center Stage Conservatory presents its 2018 Season opener ‘A Lie of the Mind’ written by the Sam Shepard January 5-21 Center Stage Conservatory has become a local landmark for all things Sam Shepard, starting with their explosive production of ‘True West’ in 2014 and followed up the […]

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JazzView – Music Dreams for 2018

JazzView – Music Dreams for 2018

JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luv music you’re gonna love this Okay, I awoke at 3 o’clock in the morning with one of those crazy dreams that make you get out the clip board and take notes. I was thinking about the Beatles playing on tour […]

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ArtView – New Art New Year

ArtView – New Art New Year

Art View By Jim Christiansen The New Year has arrived, and time to remind artists if you haven’t signed up for the Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour, the deadline is January 15. Applications email is openstudio.stanislaus@gmail.com Maps for the April 7 and 8 Open Studio weekend go on sale in March, which will have all […]

Big View – The Next Bright Idea!

Big View – The Next Bright Idea!

The BigView By Chris Murphy Do you see that spark? Is it lightning? Is a lightbulb exploding? No, it was another great idea that will help us spark a new era in our city. We can’t let up. It seems like we try some of the same things, maybe get frustrated when things don’t work […]

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AuthorView  The Record

AuthorView The Record

AuthorView By Andrew Durr Migrant Mother: The Record In early December, 2016, I received a call from Jack Souza, Artistic Director of the Prospect Theater Project, about acting, singing, and playing guitar in the second run of Ken White’s Migrant Mother. Swayed by my own need to get out and perform, as I had not […]

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GEEKView the Cosies are Coming

GEEKView the Cosies are Coming

GEEKView The Cosies are Coming By Middagh Goodwin The Cosies have become such a fun event and helps to join together the Cosplay Community not just in the 209 but in Northern California. Celebrating Three years at the West Side Theatre in downtown Newman California on Saturday, January 13th. The day is kicked off with […]

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First Baby of 2018 at Doctors Medical Center

First Baby of 2018 at Doctors Medical Center

January 1, 2018 Good afternoon and Happy New Year! Doctors Medical center is delighted to introduce our first newborn of 2018 here at Doctors Medical Center! Nic and Kalyn Belletto welcomed their baby boy at 1:44 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2018, and are happy to share this memorable moment with the community. Baby stats: Name: […]

ComedyView Start Fresh

ComedyView Start Fresh

ComedyView Start Fresh By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello.  Hope you’ve recovered from all those jingling bells, decked halls and falalalala’s.  It’s January and it’s time to start fresh. Also, just going to put this out there–I like fruitcake, so if you have any extra hanging around, let me know… Hey, why hasn’t anyone stepped […]

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BluesView Happy New Year

BluesView Happy New Year

BluesView By Earl Matthews Happy new year folks. I don’t know about you but I plan on having some fun and trying some new things this year. One thing I won’t change is my love of live music, so on that not let’s see whats going on in the blues. In the first week of […]

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MAMAView Resolutions

MAMAView Resolutions

MAMAView: Resolutions By Middagh Goodwin It is a new year, and with it, we all seem to make Resolutions. Maybe work out more, go on a diet, reconnect with old friends or family, go back to school. Unfortunately, most never follow through on these. I would like to challenge everyone who reads the ModestoView to […]

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GreetingsView – Light Bulb Moments!

GreetingsView – Light Bulb Moments!

Greetings & Happy New Year Modesto Friends, Do you ever have those light bulb moments, where you think you have solved all of the world’s problems? I kind of have a lot of them, but so quickly they are gone and I wish I had written them down. Who knows how many thoughts like this […]

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RockinView – THANK YOU!

RockinView – THANK YOU!

RockinView By Chris Murphy It takes an amazing team to bring Rockin’ Holiday to Modesto each season and we could not do this with out the amazing teamwork of our supporters and sponsors. Working together, we are creating new spaces, events and activities that make Modesto vibrant and interesting. Thank you Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group, […]

Unplugged View – Everybody Loves Amelia

Unplugged View – Everybody Loves Amelia

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Everybody Loves Amelia I read recently that the Oxford Dictionary declared “youthquake” the word of 2017. I have no idea what this word means, but I do have a very good idea of two predictions I’d like to make about this New Year: 1. The word of the year on […]

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