Author Archive: Chris Murphy

Chris's bio information.

rss feed

Author's Website →

InterView – Lee Davis Mo.De

InterView – Lee Davis Mo.De

InterView By Chris Murphy Design with a Mission: Lee Davis Everything is designed. From the watch on your wrist, the park that you walk in, the chair that you’re sitting in, and the typeface that you’re reading here, someone created and designed them all. Modesto has a rich and remarkable heritage of design dating back […]

By September 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
FitView – ReExcite Your Race

FitView – ReExcite Your Race

FitView By: Efren Martinez Re-Excite Your Race I’m always looking for a new and exciting way to expand my racing horizon and create a new challenge for myself, perhaps I not alone. I’ve found some exciting new races out of our area. Racing a new race is exciting on every level. For one, you meet […]

By September 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Greetings View – Creative Cities Win

Greetings View – Creative Cities Win

Greetings Modesto Friends, Creative Cities Win. It’s really true. There are thousands and thousands of cities, but it is the creative cities that stand out. What does it really mean to be creative? Does it mean that there is a lot of art up or many galleries? Possibly, but it is really the culture and […]

By September 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
GastroMagic is Awesome Space at OutsideLands

GastroMagic is Awesome Space at OutsideLands

A MECCA FOR FOOD AND DRINK This is one of the favorite spots for the View Crew at SF OutsideLands. Not only will try get great music, you could also get fed by some of the to chef talents in the Bay Area and beyond, including Modesto’s own Joe Hargrave who is there with his […]

By August 10, 2017 Read More →
GreetingsView- We are a Strong Community

GreetingsView- We are a Strong Community

Greetings Modesto Friends By Chris Murphy What a year we have been having huh? Amgen Tour in May, Graffiti Summer in June and then our 4th of July Modestocana. MoBand in the Park and our Stanislaus County Fair events have kept us going at a record pace. We finished off this month with a city-wide […]

FitView – Turbo Tripping

FitView – Turbo Tripping

Turbo Tripping By Efren Martinez It’s 5:AM and cool outside but the pollution index is unhealthy. No worries, I’m all about going for a bike ride in The Swiss Alps this morning. In my home gym, I have my spin bike directly in front of a 55 inch HD 3DTV. In July’s FitFiew I wrote […]

BluesView – Dog Days of Summer

BluesView – Dog Days of Summer

BluesView By Big Earl Matthews Hello everyone. We are entering the dog days of summer and I hope you are ready for some great music. Starting the month off on Aug 3rd New Orleans legends The Subdudes are coming to Santa Cruz. These guys have been hard at it since 1987 and are still finding […]

RockabillyView – Delta Bombers

RockabillyView – Delta Bombers

The Powerful Delta Bombers By Jennifer Allsup When the weather gets hot, it is time to turn up the heat on Modesto’s most famous music. Ever since 1938, Rockabilly has been a part of our music culture. Back then it was called Hillbilly Boogie, and this music lives on in living color. Big slappin’ bass, […]

ArtView – Art is Hot in August

ArtView – Art is Hot in August

Art View By Jim Christiansen It has been a Hot Summer and art events aren’t cooling off in August. First Friday has become populated with more events that coincide with Music in the Plaza and First Friday Market. At Tri-Chromatic Gallery it is First Friday Craft Grab. August 4 is the next Black Hearts Market […]

PerformingView ­ Billy Elliot and More

PerformingView ­ Billy Elliot and More

PerformingView – Time to Perform in August By Kaye Osborn August is here! Schools are gearing up for the new year! I hope you were able to attend a live performance locally. There are lots to experience! If you did make time to enjoy a local production, give yourself a pat on the back! I […]

InterView – Robert J Ulrich

InterView – Robert J Ulrich

InterView By Chris Murphy Talent and Where to Find it Robert J Ulrich Modesto is a treasure trove of talent. From the elementary school theatres, to YES Company to the Modesto Performing Arts, Prospect Theatre, Gallo Repertory, Denair Gaslight and more, we have so many great options. Live theatre performances really make our cultural scene […]

By August 4, 2017 Read More →
Go Modesto Summer of Love 2017

Go Modesto Summer of Love 2017

Go Modesto – State Theatre Takes a trip Wow man, the Summer of Love is 50 years old this month. And, like wow man, there will be a really cool psychedelic happening at the State Theatre, filled with good vibes, peace and like love man. Far out. For 4 Sundays, the State will be trippin, […]

ModstockView – Party in the Park Aug 6

ModstockView – Party in the Park Aug 6

ModStock 2017 – August 6 By Chris Murphy Bring on the peace and break out the tye dye local hippies! Graceada Park’s Mancini Bowl will be turned into a mini Woodstock on August 6th as local youth bands, vendors, crafters and foodies come together for a circus-like festival that grows bigger every year. What is […]

TalentView – Valley Talent Project Aug 25/26

TalentView – Valley Talent Project Aug 25/26

TalentView Modesto has talent! Valley Talent Project, Live at the Gallo Center, Aug 25 and 26. Oh yes, August has a talent tradition that keeps getting better every year. The Valley Talent Project is seeking out the next stars, and you never know, who will be the next Jeremy Renner, Grandaddy or Lindsay Pierce. At […]

Be Cool, Stay Cool to All

Be Cool, Stay Cool to All

Message from our FitView Editor Efren Martinez Greetings friends, today’s forecast is predicted to hit 106 today & as for me I’m very concerned about all the animals & people who have to work outside today. People remind people to stay hydrated and make smart decisions on how to stay cool. Also, please make sure […]