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AuthorView – William Brewer

AuthorView – William Brewer

AuthorView By the ViewCrew Come celebrate the first anniversary of The Writer’s Studio with Prosecco, snacks and the electric poetry of William Brewer! The Writer’s Studio is a reading series hosted by Dana Koster and Tri-Chromatic Gallery that explores not only the art of writing but the process, from inspiration to publication. Each reading focuses […]

By February 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Stanislaus County School Music Festival – Jan 26 &27

Stanislaus County School Music Festival – Jan 26 &27

Public Invited to Stanislaus County Music Festival Community members are invited to attend the Stanislaus County Music Festival on Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Modesto Junior College Auditorium. The festival kicks off at 7:00 p.m. on Friday with the high school and junior high school Honor Choir. At 2:00 p.m. […]

By January 21, 2018 0 Comments 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
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 […]

By January 2, 2018 Read More →
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: […]

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 […]

By January 1, 2018 Read More →
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, […]

PreView – FotoModesto Coming in February

PreView – FotoModesto Coming in February

PreView – FotoModesto FotoModesto develops in Modesto during February. This returning event, organized by David Schroeder, will be a multi-location artistic highlight of the season and will be featuring ModestoView Photographer Michael J Mangano, on display at the Prospect Theatre. Photography, in it’s many forms will be featured at 22 venues with group and individual […]

Go Modesto – Grammy John McCutcheon January 9

Go Modesto – Grammy John McCutcheon January 9

Go Modesto Grammy Winner John McCutcheon – January 9 Renowned Folk Virtuoso John McCutcheon Returns for Modesto Peace/Life Center’s 15th Annual Benefit Concert with a special opening performance by MAMA Winner Patty Castillo Davis. Named the “most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard” by none other than Johnny Cash, folk virtuoso John McCutcheon will perform again […]

By January 1, 2018 Read More →
Go Modesto – Chamber of Commerce Member’s Choice Gala

Go Modesto – Chamber of Commerce Member’s Choice Gala

Go Modesto Chamber of Commerce Members Choice Gala Jan 27 Let’s get down to business, locally. This is the mission of the Modesto Chamber of Commerce where the importance of doing business locally is celebrated and encouraged. Join the local business community as local businesses and citizens are honored for their contributions to our economic […]

Help the State Get a $30,000 Matching Donation!

Help the State Get a $30,000 Matching Donation!

Every tax-deductible dollar you donate will be matched! Here is a message we received from the State Theatre. Consider this in your year-end giving. Thanks so much – Chris Murphy An anonymous donor is matching every dollar you give up to $30,000 Dear State Friends: We have an incredible opportunity to end the year ahead […]

By December 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Dolores Huerta to speak at Martin Luther King Commemoration

Dolores Huerta to speak at Martin Luther King Commemoration

Civil rights and labor activist Dolores Huerta to speak at Martin Luther King Commemoration The keynote speaker for the 24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration is Dolores Huerta, an influential labor activist and leader of the Chicano civil rights movement who co-founded the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers. The […]

By December 26, 2017 0 Comments Read More →