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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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 →
GoModesto: Mardi Gras

GoModesto: Mardi Gras

Go Mardi Gras Saturday, March 2nd at the Jack Douglas Saloon in Columbia and Sunday, March 3rd at the River’s Edge in Knights Ferry don’t miss the BluesBox Bayou Band a fan favorite especially this time of year. On March 5th Modesto may not have a Mardi Gras themed festival to celebrate Fat Tuesday but this year you have several […]

By March 4, 2019 Read More →
Free Latino Comic Expo offered at MJC

Free Latino Comic Expo offered at MJC

Free Latino Comix Expo offered at MJC (Modesto, CA) – The Associated Students of Modesto Junior College is hosting The Latino Comic Expo on March 15-16 in the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Center on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto. The family-friendly, free Expo is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and […]

By February 28, 2019 Read More →
Go Mardi Gras

Go Mardi Gras

Go Mardi Gras Kicking things off with a bang on Saturday, March 2nd at the Jack Douglas Saloon in Columbia and Sunday, March 3rd at the River’s Edge in Knights Ferry don’t miss the BluesBox Bayou Band a fan favorite especially this time of year. On March 5th Modesto may not have a Mardi Gras […]

By February 27, 2019 Read More →
BluesView: Cool March Gigs

BluesView: Cool March Gigs

BluesView: Cool March Gigs By Earl Matthews Hello everyone. March is here and there are lots of options so let hit some highlights. On the 2nd you have 4 cool shows to check out Voodoo Killer at the Brave Bull if you like Blues Rock. Tony and the Tuff TImes at Barkin’ Dog if you […]

By February 27, 2019 Read More →
The Aces in San Francisco

The Aces in San Francisco

The Aces in San Francisco By Efren Martinez Some of the best shows I’ve ever attended have always been in a dive bar in a Western Town or City for that matter. San Francisco is home to many amazing venues/dive bars and the Rickshaw Stop happens to be just one of them. Just recently I […]

By February 25, 2019 Read More →
MJC presents Sam Pierstorff in Positive People Speaker Series

MJC presents Sam Pierstorff in Positive People Speaker Series

MJC presents Sam Pierstorff in Positive People Speaker Series (Modesto, CA) – Sam Pierstorff, professor of English at MJC and former Poet Laureate for the City of Modesto, is the final spring semester presenter for MJC’s Positive People Speaker Series.  The free, public presentation is Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning […]

By February 22, 2019 Read More →