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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Modesto the Price is Right

Modesto the Price is Right

On October 27th, 2017 Austin Castro from Modesto CA won over $45,000 in cash and prizes on the Price is Right with Drew Carey. This last Thursday, February 8th Austin returned with his friend Tristan Spaulding(both students at MJC) determined this time to get Tristan on stage. Tristan was one of the first four contestants […]

By February 11, 2018 Read More →
MAMAView $5 at a Time

MAMAView $5 at a Time

MAMAView $5 at Time by Middagh Goodwin One thing that I Love and pretty much been a constant my entire life, Music if it is Live and Local even better. We are quite fortunate to have so many great artists spanning just about every genre and style of music. I like so many others, wish we […]

By February 3, 2018 Read More →
GeekView:Doug Jones the Element of Danger

GeekView:Doug Jones the Element of Danger

Doug Jones who you can currently see in the Shape of Water and Star Trek Discovery and soon will be staring in Nosferatu, will be in Modesto on February 24th for a special FREE screening of The Danger Element. This Indie Sci-Fi Action Adventure Film was locally produced by MJC students. I was able to […]

By February 2, 2018 Read More →
CrabView – It’s time!

CrabView – It’s time!

CrabView By Middagh Goodwin Is there a better more mouthwatering way to satiate your appetite? Do you wait all year long for Dungeness Crab season? Do you like lots of crab? Not just for a delicious night out but also for giving to great causes. It is Crab Feed Season and it seems like every […]

InterView: The Element of Danger

InterView: The Element of Danger

Sometimes things are often worth the wait, John Soares hopes that is true for his independently produced film. Close to ten years in the making and coming full circle; the action sci-fi thriller, The Danger Element will premiere at MJC, February 24th 7 pm. This is a FREE screening with a Q&A with the cast […]

By February 1, 2018 Read More →
MJC Speech and Debate Team launches spring competition with first-place win

MJC Speech and Debate Team launches spring competition with first-place win

MJC Speech and Debate Team launches spring competition with first-place win   (MODESTO, CA)—The Modesto Junior College Speech and Debate Team launched spring semester competition with a first-place sweepstakes win at Chabot College’s Keeling Invitational in Hayward, CA, held January 26-27. The competition was a “swing,” meaning there are two full tournaments over the course […]

By January 31, 2018 Read More →
Valentine’s Day Contest

Valentine’s Day Contest

Valentine’s Day Contest by Middagh Goodwin Romance is in the air and ModestoView is celebrating Valentine’s Day and LoveModesto for 14 Days. We are giving you chances to win fabulous prizes each day leading up to our Annual Valentine’s Date Night Out which includes dinner for two at Fuzio’s Universal Bistro, Flowers from Hart Floral and tickets to see a movie […]

By January 29, 2018 Read More →
Crab Feeds

Crab Feeds

Is there a better more mouthwatering way to satiate your appetite? Not just for a delicious night out but also for giving to great causes. It is Crab Feed Season and it seems like every Non Profit hungry for donations are boiling water and melting butter. These events are some of the biggest fundraisers for very […]

By January 29, 2018 Read More →
Young At Heart Walking Program

Young At Heart Walking Program

Free Young At Heart Walking Program For Older Adults Ages 60 & Better Modesto— February 12, 2018 — Are you ready for a challenge? Do you need a little more cardiovascular exercise in your life? If you answered yes, then the Young at Heart S.T.E.P.S program has the solution. Young at Heart (YAH) S.T.E.P.S will be starting […]

By January 23, 2018 Read More →
Psychedlic Furs perform at the Gallo

Psychedlic Furs perform at the Gallo

If you were to dissect today’s alternative rock music, you’ll find that much of it pays homage to The Psychedelic Furs, who is coming to the Gallo Center for the first time in March! Led by vocalist and songwriter Richard Butler, and his bass-wielding brother Tim, the Furs scored major hits with “Love My Way,” “Pretty […]

By January 15, 2018 Read More →
GEEKView the Cosies are Coming

GEEKView the Cosies are Coming

GEEKView The Cosies are Coming By Middagh Goodwin The Cosies have become such a fun event and helps to join together the Cosplay Community not just in the 209 but in Northern California. Celebrating Three years at the West Side Theatre in downtown Newman California on Saturday, January 13th. The day is kicked off with […]

By January 1, 2018 Read More →
MAMAView Resolutions

MAMAView Resolutions

MAMAView: Resolutions By Middagh Goodwin It is a new year, and with it, we all seem to make Resolutions. Maybe work out more, go on a diet, reconnect with old friends or family, go back to school. Unfortunately, most never follow through on these. I would like to challenge everyone who reads the ModestoView to […]

By January 1, 2018 Read More →
Support Local Artists

Support Local Artists

MAMAView: Support Local Artists by Middagh Goodwin Buy Local Saturday was November 25th but I encourage everyone to continue the trend and Buy Local Art and Music for all your Holiday Gifts. Your purchases will help to keep your arts community vibrant and healthy. So many of our area musicians have upped their merch game with […]

By December 6, 2017 Read More →
GeekView Star Wars and Central Valley Con

GeekView Star Wars and Central Valley Con

GeekView-Star Wars by Middagh Goodwin The last few years I know I am not the only one that has been excited for the year to come to an end. Not because of New Years Eve Parties or Festivus but because there will be a new Star Wars release. Here in Modesto #homeofStarWars we do it […]

By November 25, 2017 Read More →
Gifts for Geeks

Gifts for Geeks

5 Spots to Buy Geeky Gifts in Modesto Geek is the New Sheek. Do you or your children love the resurgence of Comic Books? Does your fix need to be satiated more often then Area Conventions can provide? Well, check out some of Modesto’s Comic and Gaming Stores. Bonanza Books and Comics 2308 McHenry Ave-Modesto’s oldest […]

By November 16, 2017 Read More →