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Chef View: The Fruit Yard

Chef View: The Fruit Yard

Chef View By Dana Johnson Fruit Yard   In Modesto’s Backyard you will find The Fruit Yard!   Built on the historic landmark location of the Old Foamy Drive-In (1959 – 1976), The Fruit Yard opened in May of 1977. Owned by brothers Joe and Willy Traina of Traina Foods (trainafoods.com,) The Fruit Yard serves […]

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UrbanView – December

UrbanView – December

Urban View By Fiesta Boyz  ecember 17th, The State Theater is bringing the sensational Latin songstress Angelina to the stage and you’d be a fool to miss it. It was the mid 90’s, Khaki pants, white on black, crazy hair and dance music. Beneath all this trendiness was an inspiring singer named Angelina. She had always […]

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PerformingView – December

PerformingView – December

PerformingView by Kay Osborn The twelfth month has arrived!  There are lots of local events that will enrich your holidays!  I know things can become busy with parties, shopping, decorating, and cooking but do find time to attend a live show.  Merry Holidays!   Dec. 3- Dicken’s Faire 10AM-4PM Come enjoy local crafts, musicians, actors […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen: Presenting the World Renowned Brave Bull

Ladies and Gentlemen: Presenting the World Renowned Brave Bull

BarView-  Brave Bull Ladies and Gentlemen: Presenting the World Renowned Brave Bull By: Kate Serpa   A detour past the usual downtown bar circuit and a brief trip down the 9th Street bridge will lead you head-first straight to a glowing pink martini (on your right-hand side) and your new holiday star destination.  I’ve heard […]

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Songwriting: How To Nip Writer’s Block In The Bud

Songwriting: How To Nip Writer’s Block In The Bud

MusicianView By: Tara Tinsley Songwriting: How to Nip Writer’s Block in the Bud     Songwriting comes just as natural to some of us as breathing, but to others, it’s more of a challenge. For songwriters and musicians, songs are our products. The more we write, the more we sell and the longer we keep […]

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Bask In Basque – Gervasoni’s

Bask In Basque – Gervasoni’s

By Dana Johnson Modesto View Food/Dining Expert Bask in Basque Cuisine at Gerversoni’s   Bask by definition: To expose oneself to pleasant warmth. Basque Cuisine by definition of Gary Gervasoni: Simple food. Finding both of them together right here inModesto at Gervasoni’s restaurant since 1975. From the moment I walked in from the back alley […]

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O’Brians Tavern

O’Brians Tavern

O’Brians Tavern By Kate Serpa O’Brian’s Tavern was, up until this past week, completely off the radar for me. I had never previously been, and being the 95 year-old woman I often feel myself to be, I didn’t feel myself too inclined to try someplace new. How then do I adequately describe the fantastic welcoming […]

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Veterans Day – Interviews With Local Veterans

Veterans Day – Interviews With Local Veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day we interviewed 11 brave men and women who served our country. ModestoView asked each Veteran the same questions and found some common threads. Don’t forget on November 11th to fly your flag and celebrate all the men and women who have served our country!   Our Veteran Interviews were with: Bob DeLeon […]

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UrbanView – November

UrbanView – November

UrbanView – By Javier Lopez   TL-“What don’t kill you will only make you stronger” Hard work & backing ”Money” can make significant difference in the careers of many artists & DJs. Many times music politics are not taking in to consideration, leaving many who are not fully prepared, left in the dust! Talent or […]

By November 1, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
RockabillyView – Belladonna Beauties

RockabillyView – Belladonna Beauties

Rockabilly View By: Jennifer Allsup   BELLADONNA BEAUTIES Lights, cameras, pin-ups, hotrods, rockabilly and a true sisterhood. Yes, the Belladonna Beauties a group of six stunning women making their mark as a social club that started in the Central Valley which now has extended to the Bay Area. This sisterhood started out in 2007 by […]

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MAMAView

MAMAView

  Hey all! Jill Ferris here. The MAMAs are an fun time of the year. Many people learn about local musicians and the new songs coming out. So in the spirit of the MAMAs I have decided to go with all MAMA nominees and one former winner for your listening pleasure. Alright everyone, please enjoy the […]

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PerformingView-November

PerformingView-November

Performing View By Kaye Osborn   November is full of dramatic offerings for children and adults. The days are getting shorter, the nights are longer so it is a perfect time of year to go out to the theater and see some really innovative presentations staged and performed by our friends here in town. Check […]

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Mediation is For Everyone

Mediation is For Everyone

Mediation Is For Everyone By Claudia Newcorn Mediation worked for the NFL…can it work for me? Thankfully, we’re spending time on fantasy football, in sports bars, and snacking on the couch every Sunday. We were THIS close to not having any NFL games this season. Lucky for us, a mediator pushed the players and the […]

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TourView – Do It Yourself Press Release!

TourView – Do It Yourself Press Release!

TourView By Tara Tinsley D.Y.I. P.R. GET MORE PRESS. HOW TO WRITE YOUR OWN PRESS RELEASE FOR YOUR TOUR.   Being a local musician in the big pond of the Entertainment Industry is a hard job. Not only do you have to have talent, good songs, and time to practice but you also have to […]

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Country Music Star Comes To Gallo Center

Country Music Star Comes To Gallo Center

COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME SINGER & SONGWRITER DON WILLIAMS TO PERFORM AT THE GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS NOVEMBER 19   MODESTO, CA – (October 19, 2011) – Don Williams, known for his straightforward yet smooth bass-baritone voice and soft tones, will perform at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Saturday, November 19 […]

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