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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 →
September BrewView: Corbin Cash Sweet Potato Spirits from Ground to Glass

September BrewView: Corbin Cash Sweet Potato Spirits from Ground to Glass

BrewView Corbin Cash Sweet Potato Spirits: from Ground to Glass by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell The Souza family have been established farmers since 1917, now entering its fifth generation of farmers. The Souzas are big into creating jobs, wanting to revitalize agriculture by pulling young people in to create life-long careers out of farming. […]

By August 28, 2018 Read More →
BluesView Summertime Blues

BluesView Summertime Blues

BluesView: Summertime Blues By Earl Matthews Hello everyone, the dog days of summer are here again, and for some crazy reason, that means there is a ton of fun stuff going on. In fact, there is so much to do that I hope you look at the calendar because I don’t have room to talk […]

By August 13, 2018 Read More →
InterView – Joe Traina

InterView – Joe Traina

InterView Joe Traina and the Fruityard By Chris Murphy The Traina family has long been synonymous with locally grown fruit and vegetables. Long timers know their Traina dried food that’s produced in Patterson, California and many know the great prime rib and the Sunday brunches at the Fruit Yard east of Modesto. Over the years, […]

By August 12, 2018 Read More →
SongwriterView Best Month of Summer

SongwriterView Best Month of Summer

AUGUST 2018 SONGWRITER VIEW The Best Month of Summer By Patty Castillo Davis After months of sweltering conditions, we finally feel a tempering in the weather and a swell in music festivals. You know what I mean, dirty feet, mosquito bites, stringed instruments like you’ve never seen before, 11 part harmonies, smoke for days and […]

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 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 →
Road to Mobility in Mongolia – Part 2

Road to Mobility in Mongolia – Part 2

This is the second installment from the Hope Haven West Mongolia Wheelchair seating mission. There are 24 volunteers on this trip and this is a journey across Mongolia to 5 different cities and villages to seat those in need in a wheelchair. To donate and support Hope Haven West, please long on to www.hopehavenwest.org Part […]

By July 21, 2018 Read More →
When Worlds Collide

When Worlds Collide

When Worlds Collide Text and Photos by MJ Mangano “Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” –The Pride of the Yankees There are a few times in my career where two of my passions meet like photography and baseball, but last weekend they collided in a wonderful fashion. I […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
Finding a new Mobility in Mongolia

Finding a new Mobility in Mongolia

Finding a new world in Mongolia. By Chris Murphy It is impossible to not be inspired by Lonny Davis, proprietor of Davis Guest Homes and the ever-energetic leader of Hope Haven West. Hope Haven is a charity that provides wheelchairs to those lacking mobility, in many places around the world. I came to know Lonny, […]

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 →
GeekView: Geek is Chic

GeekView: Geek is Chic

GEEKView: Geek is Chic By Middagh Goodwin First off Graffiti-Con kicks the month off on July 1st at Modesto Centre Plaza, looking forward to a fun day for the entire family and looking forward to doing it all over again next year. Look for photos from the event on the ModestoView Facebook page. Have you been […]

By July 7, 2018 Read More →
Is There Anybody Out There

Is There Anybody Out There

ComedyView by Felicia Aleman HEADLINE: IS ANYBODY OUT THERE? Hello, hello, hello. It’s summer so run through a sprinkler, let a Popsicle drip down your arm, go see live comedy. The Big Guy and I have started producing shows and the performers and audiences have been fabulous. Every time the door opens there are smiles […]

By July 6, 2018 Read More →