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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Star Wars Day May the Fourth

Star Wars Day May the Fourth

StarWarsView: May the 4th Be With You! By Middagh Goodwin All over the world, Star Wars will be on everyone’s mind on May 4th. This is a special day here in Modesto USA where we are the “#homeofstarwars Yes, friends, this is our day and we are going to celebrate and bring the action to […]

By April 4, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView Spring Cleaning

MAMAView Spring Cleaning

MAMAView: Spring Cleaning By Middagh Goodwin It is officially Spring and time to do some proverbial  “spring cleaning”. Go through your merch and see what needs to be replenished or replaced with something fresh. Make plans to record a new song or go out and shoot a new video, even if it is just an […]

By April 1, 2019 Read More →
Featured Friday: Shannon Carmack-Mize Seamstress to the Stars

Featured Friday: Shannon Carmack-Mize Seamstress to the Stars

Featured Friday: Shannon Carmack-Mize Each Friday we are going to feature a member of our community, Business Owners, Musicians, Artists, Teachers, Community Leaders and those that inspire us. This week we have Shannon Carmack-Mize and if you have been to a local theatrical performance at Gallo or Downey in the last few years you have […]

By March 29, 2019 Read More →
ReadingView: Modesto’s Little Free Libraries

ReadingView: Modesto’s Little Free Libraries

ReadingView: Little Free Libraries By Middagh Goodwin The Little Free Library program is an amazing thing, they kind of look like large birdhouses sitting low in front yards around the US. Inspired by the Micro Library Movement in Portland Oregon the first Little Free Library was built in 2009 in Hudson Wisconsin. There are more […]

By March 28, 2019 Read More →
Pull up a Chair for Change

Pull up a Chair for Change

PULL UP A CHAIR FOR CHANGE @ ONE TABLE COMMUNITY DINNER  Modesto, CA- United Way of Stanislaus County has a seat for you at the 3rd annual One Table Community Dinner. Join us on Sunday, June 2, 2019, as we gather 300 friends and neighbors in our community for Sunday dinner in the heart of […]

By March 22, 2019 Read More →
Featured Friday Moon Trent

Featured Friday Moon Trent

Featured Friday Each Friday we are going to feature a member of our community, Business Owners, Musicians, Artists, Teachers, Community Leaders and those that inspire us. Your Name? Moon Trent Home Base? Central California What do you do? I am a singer, a songwriter, a former local radio DJ and I’m also co-owner of timmi-kat […]

By March 22, 2019 Read More →
Featured Friday Tiffany Rose De La Cruz

Featured Friday Tiffany Rose De La Cruz

Featured Friday Tiffany Rose De La Cruz is a Mother, business owner and Modesto Area Music Award winner. Your Name? Tiffany Rose De La Cruz Home base? I’m from Modesto CA. Lived in the mountains for some time and the bay area for some time. Tangled T’s Hair and Music Studio. What do you do, […]

By March 15, 2019 Read More →
18th Annual Cesar E. Chavez “SI SE PUEDE” Empowerment Luncheon

18th Annual Cesar E. Chavez “SI SE PUEDE” Empowerment Luncheon

Dear LCR Members, Friends and Supporters, The Latino Community Roundtable (LCR), an IRC 501(c)(4) social welfare organization, cordially invites you to attend our next luncheon in celebration of Cesar Chavez Legacy. Our LCR’s 18th Annual Cesar E. Chavez “SI SE PUEDE” Empowerment Luncheon will take place on Thursday, March 28th, 2019, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., at the Red […]

By March 13, 2019 Read More →
2019 PROJECT PROM Kicks Off Prom Dress and Tuxedo Drive

2019 PROJECT PROM Kicks Off Prom Dress and Tuxedo Drive

  2019 PROJECT PROM Kicks Off Prom Dress and Tuxedo Drive WHAT:  2019 Annual Project Prom; Prom Dress and Tuxedo donation drive WHEN: Now through  March 30, 2019 WHERE: Donation Drop Off Locations listed below: 3B Auto Center, 1002 9th St, Modesto 531-1111 El Jardin Restaurant, 409 E Olive Ave, Turlock 622-8982 Del Rio Cleaners, 1300 Sylvan Ave C1, Modesto 524-0905 Halford’s Cleaners, 941 McHenry Ave, Modesto 523-2064 Superior Dry Cleaners, 824 Oakdale Rd, Modesto […]

By March 13, 2019 Read More →
The Latino Comics Expo partners with Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019

The Latino Comics Expo partners with Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019

The Latino Comics Expo partners with Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019 The Latino Comics Expo, the nation’s premier convention spotlighting the work of Latino comics creators, is making its first appearance at Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019 in Modesto, CA. Founded in 2011 by Ricardo Padilla and […]

By March 12, 2019 Read More →
Featured Friday: Thomas Lopes

Featured Friday: Thomas Lopes

Featured Friday: Thomas Lopes of Fuzio Each Friday we are going to feature a member of our community, Business Owners, Musicians, Artists, Teachers, Community Leaders and those that inspire us. Your Name – Thomas Lopes, although I can’t get away from my Iron Batman nickname. (It’s a long story and I’m no super hero.) Home […]

By March 8, 2019 Read More →
Teacher Career Fair Slated for Saturday, March 23

Teacher Career Fair Slated for Saturday, March 23

Teacher Career Fair Slated for Saturday, March 23 The Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) is hosting a Teacher Recruitment Job Fair on Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 a.m. – noon at SCOE’s downtown offices, 1100 H Street, Modesto.  This year’s job fair is open to fully-credentialed teachers or intern-eligible candidates and credential completion candidates […]

By March 7, 2019 Read More →
St Patrick Celebrations

St Patrick Celebrations

St Patrick Celebrations By Middagh Goodwin LuckyFest is the biggest St Patrick’s Day party in the Valley with 25 “pubs” built from the ground up for one day. Happening each year in the rear parking lot at Modesto Centre Plaza, this year on Saturday, March 16th. Live music, Dj’s and fun activities for those over […]

By March 6, 2019 Read More →
GeekView: Spring Convention Season

GeekView: Spring Convention Season

  GEEKView: Latino Comic Expo and Grape City Con By Middagh Goodwin I first heard that Ricardo Padilla and Javier Hernandez in association with ASMJC and Dr Theresa Rojas were bringing the Latino Comic Expo to Modesto back in November and have been excited ever since. Taking place at Modesto Junior College Mary Stuart Rogers Student […]

By March 5, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: EPK and You

MAMAView: EPK and You

MAMAView: EPK and You By Middagh Goodwin Winter is nearing its end and Spring is around the corner and that means more Festivals and outdoor events. What does this mean for performers? More opportunities to perform of course. But how do you secure these prime spots? A good press pack and internet presence are vital. […]

By March 4, 2019 Read More →