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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 →
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 […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
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 […]

By January 2, 2018 Read More →
Invitational A Visual and Colorful Meditation of Colin Kaepernick at CSUS “ART SAVES LIVES MAKE AMERIKA JACK’d AGAIN”

Invitational A Visual and Colorful Meditation of Colin Kaepernick at CSUS “ART SAVES LIVES MAKE AMERIKA JACK’d AGAIN”

Cal State University Stanislaus in Turlock to display art by The Phantom Street Artist in exhibit “Make Amerika Jack’d Again” in the University Art Gallery Will run October 9th through November 10th, with a special performance on November 9th at 4pm. Press Release by The Phantom Street Artist The Phantom Street Artist has been a long-term artist, […]

By October 30, 2017 Read More →
ComedyView Hello Hello Hello

ComedyView Hello Hello Hello

By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. It’s October, and while you are thinking of Halloween, some of us are thinking about the MAMA Awards. Vote for your favorite comic at www.ModestoAreaMusic.com until October 8. The 2017 nominees are Jason Sohm, Anthony K., Serena Gamboa, Chris Teicheira, Taylor Evans, Nick Larson, Connor Martin, Saul Trujillo, AJ Demello and Felicia […]

By October 19, 2017 Read More →
ComedyView

ComedyView

Comedy View by Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello.  Welcome to my first installment of the Comedy View column.  The purpose of this column is to keep you informed of local shows and what local comics are up to in the 209 and on the road.  Also, if I’m honest, I really hope this inspires more […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
LibraryView – Valuing our Community Treasure

LibraryView – Valuing our Community Treasure

LibraryView By Susan Lilly Valuing our Community Treasure The Library’s 2017 Summer Reading program has concluded, kids have returned to school, and the Stanislaus Library Foundation is gearing up for a busy fall season of fundraising and spreading awareness of the library and its programs. With 13 branches located throughout the county, our library system […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →
Top 5 Reasons for Music in the Plaza

Top 5 Reasons for Music in the Plaza

“Top 5” Music in The Plaza By Tasha Williams I love Modesto! We have beautiful weather, we respect and celebrate the diverse cultures who reside here, and no matter where you go in our city, laughter is heard and you can always find a smiling face! Modesto carries a true sense of happiness! We know our neighbors, we […]

By July 18, 2017 Read More →
Review of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Review of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Who is the Man Who Shot Liberty Valance? By Rebecca Day Prospect Theater Project closes their season with the answer to that question. The Western stage play was written by Jethro Compton, based on the short story of the same name in 1953 by Dorothy M. Johnson. The short story also inspired the 1962 film […]

By July 15, 2017 Read More →
Modesto’s Return of the Con

Modesto’s Return of the Con

Modesto’s Return of The Con By Tasha Williams   July 7 – 9, 2017 is going to be a WILD RIDE! Once again, it is that time of year for all the Comic fans to come out in droves to enjoy a weekend, especially meant for your pleasure! That’s right Positive Peeps; it is time […]

By July 4, 2017 Read More →
Smart way to get to School

Smart way to get to School

MJC Partners with MAX/ Bus for FREE Rides by Tasha Williams Exciting news is brewing here Positive Peeps! Modesto Junior College (MJC), Modesto Area Express (MAX), and Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT) buses have come together for a great cause. MJC is doing more than simply assisting students with a great education. They recognize that pursuing […]

By June 30, 2017 Read More →