Author Archive: Middagh Goodwin

Middagh Goodwin LIVES Music. He has been booking and promoting Music, Art and Comedy for years in the Central Valley. He ran the award winning Plea for Peace Center in Stockton for 5 Years and has booked bands from A-Z. Middagh is beginning 2016 with a new position at the Gallo Center for the Arts and celebrating Beat Happy! Music's 30th Anniversary. Read the MAMAView every month and a the Needle Drop 52 Records 52 Weeks.

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Red Tie Arts presents Foreverland

Red Tie Arts presents Foreverland

Foreverland, a 14 piece Michael Jackson tribute band to perform inat Lakewood Memorial Park on Saturday, September 29, as part of the fundraising efforts for Red Tie Arts.  Modesto, CA.  Red Tie Arts, after a tremendously successful 3rd Summer Concert series held at the Lucca Winery in Ripon, is thrilled to announce the return of […]

By September 5, 2018 Read More →
Firestorm2018 Art Signing

Firestorm2018 Art Signing

“FIRESTORM 2018″ ART SIGNING AND SHOWING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST– OCTOBER 15TH -AT SONORA’S JOE’S COFFEE EMPORIUM & GALLERY Sonora Joe’s Coffee Emporium is located at 140 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA (209) 533-4455 General times for art exhibit: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (call first) SONORA- Artist oil painter- Patrick Michael Karnahan will be exhibiting his latest […]

By August 31, 2018 Read More →
GeekView: September Cons

GeekView: September Cons

GeekView: September By Middagh Goodwin August ended strong with two great pop culture conventions. StocktonCon and Santa Clara Toy Expo on back to back weekends(check out pictures from both on the ModestoView FB page). If you missed those don’t despair you can always fulfil your geeky fix at Turlock Comic-Con on Labor Day September 3rd […]

By August 30, 2018 Read More →
MAMA Season

MAMA Season

MAMAView: Season is Upon Us By Middagh Goodwin      It is once again that time of year; it is MAMA season. This year there were over 500 nominees in 20 plus categories to be considered for nominations. At the beginning of July, emails were sent out to previous years winners and other, area promoters, music writers and […]

By August 30, 2018 Read More →
Volunteer Receives National Points of Light Award

Volunteer Receives National Points of Light Award

Community Hospice Volunteer Receives National Points of Light Award Ms. Inez Lewis, a longtime Community Hospice Volunteer, has been awarded a Daily Points of Light award for her outstanding service and dedication. The Daily Points of Light Award, created by the administration of President George H. W. Bush, honors one individual or group each weekday that has made a positive impact […]

By August 29, 2018 Read More →
Earth’s Treasures

Earth’s Treasures

On the fourth weekend of September, bring your family to the Lodi Grape Festival Fairgrounds for the Earth’s Treasures Gem and Mineral Show. Pan for gold, open geodes, examine fossils, explore for crystals, learn how to turn rocks into gems and jewelry. Lots of precious things for sale. September 22 and 23, ten to five. Admission, […]

By August 12, 2018 Read More →
GeekView StocktonCon

GeekView StocktonCon

GEEKView: StocktonCon By Middagh Goodwin I have said it before, and I will say it again, for a “geek” it is a great time to be alive. When I was younger we were lucky to have one or at most two movies released in a year, we watched re-runs of Star Trek and Batman on […]

By August 12, 2018 Read More →
Edible Extravaganza Celebrates 32 Years

Edible Extravaganza Celebrates 32 Years

Center for Human Services Celebrates 32nd Annual Edible Extravaganza! Center for Human Services’ Edible Extravaganza is back! This year, Edible Extravaganza celebrates 32 years as the Central Valley’s most-anticipated food and beverage show. Last year, more than 1,200 people attended this signature event, with this year’s event projected to be just as popular. The 32nd Edible Extravaganza […]

By August 8, 2018 Read More →
Back to School Safety Tips

Back to School Safety Tips

Getting ready to go Back to School. We have some suggestions for both Adults and Children to keep safe. Drivers should remember that as the new school year begins kids will be walking, crossing streets and maybe not be paying attention on their way to school. Parents should talk to their kids about getting to […]

By August 6, 2018 Read More →
Back to School Back Packs

Back to School Back Packs

Back to School BackPacks by Middagh Goodwin Here are a few options to help with “Back to School” supplies. Over the years the cost of supplies has risen to almost a months rent. Schools are providing less each year and Teachers just can not keep up with their student’s needs. Here are a few great resources to help those […]

By August 6, 2018 Read More →
The Choice is Yours

The Choice is Yours

MAMAView: The Choice is Yours By Middagh Goodwin Modesto is fortunate to have so many talented performers in the area. Over the last few months, the Modesto Area Music Association has sifted through hundreds of nominees to narrow down the up and comers, the grinders and the acts that keep on rockin’. We have reached […]

By July 30, 2018 Read More →
Looking Out for You

Looking Out for You

MAMAView: MAMA looking out for you By Middagh Goodwin Wow, time flies when you are having fun. So far this year the Modesto Area Music Association has helped to put close to $10,000 into performers pockets with paying gigs. Over the last few years, the MAMAs have been working hard at curating events and networking […]

By July 20, 2018 Read More →
Monday at the StanCoFair

Monday at the StanCoFair

TOMORROW AT THE FAIR, JULY 16th   Holiday Inn Express & Suites Night at the Fair! First 1,000 guests receive a free gift from Holiday Inn Express & Suites.   FOODMAXX ARENA: Destruction and Motorhome Derby I at 6:30 PM   BUD LIGHT VARIETY FREE STAGE: Trace Adkins at 8:30 PM   COORS LIGHT CENTER STAGE: Adam Bishop 5 PM – 5:45 […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
Call for Entries

Call for Entries

Hot Off the Press! Call for Entries Deadline: September 16, 2018 Entries are now being accepted for a new exhibition in the Carnegie’s Lobby Galleries, taking place this Fall/Winter. The juried exhibition is a celebration of contemporary printmaking and will feature as many as 45-50 works. Entries of works in all printmaking media are being accepted now […]

By July 15, 2018 Read More →
GoModesto: Picnic on the Go

GoModesto: Picnic on the Go

If you are in need of a quick picnic, or even everything for a family BBQ, stop by the Chopping Block at 2625 Coffee Rd between the hours of 9-6 pm Daily and Denise and her staff will take care of you. It had been too long since we had a picnic, so we headed […]

By July 8, 2018 Read More →