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BluesView Love Regardless

BluesView Love Regardless

BluesView-Love Regardless By Earl Matthews   Hello everybody and welcome to February. Now whether you are in or out of love, the blues is going to be just what the Doctor ordered for this month. As I looked for shows this month, I came up a bit short on local options beyond what I have […]

By January 29, 2018 Read More →
Looking to the future of music with Mr. Mumfest: Aaron Rowan

Looking to the future of music with Mr. Mumfest: Aaron Rowan

Looking to the future of music with Mr. Mumfest Aaron Rowan   By Monica Barber   ”We could look back and say, ‘Oh, my it’s come that far in that short a time?” Yet in the last 6 years since the start of MUMfest and the frenzy of change it’s hard to argue that Aaron […]

By January 19, 2018 Read More →
The Danger Element

The Danger Element

There will be a FREE PREMIERE screening of the locally produced film “The Danger Element” on February 24, 2018, at 7:00 pm in the Modesto Junior College main auditorium. After the screening, there will be a Q&A session with some of the actors including Doug Jones who is currently starring in the TV series “Star Trek: Discovery” as well as Guillermo […]

By January 4, 2018 Read More →
ChefView – New Beginnings and New Teamwork

ChefView – New Beginnings and New Teamwork

ChefView By Chris Murphy New Beginnings and New Teamwork John Surla was our very first ChefView interview when I started ModestoView. It is only fitting that we start here again as we head into 2018 as there is a great new beginning. John has been a leader in the Modesto culinary community and he commitment […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
InterView – The Rebirth of the Shire

InterView – The Rebirth of the Shire

A new art age dawns in downtown Modesto. By Chris Murphy There is no fun in the world without reinvention. Some chapters have to close so that new ones begin. Many of our stories are the same. When I was in high school my culture came from the Bay Area, Berkeley in particular. I moved […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
Big View – The Next Bright Idea!

Big View – The Next Bright Idea!

The BigView By Chris Murphy Do you see that spark? Is it lightning? Is a lightbulb exploding? No, it was another great idea that will help us spark a new era in our city. We can’t let up. It seems like we try some of the same things, maybe get frustrated when things don’t work […]

By January 2, 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 →
BigView – Last Minute Gift Ideas

BigView – Last Minute Gift Ideas

The BigView By Chris Murphy One of the most true things ever said or written is, “You get what you give”. This variation of the golden rule is guiding principle that would really benefit everyone in this world. What is it that you get when you give? That feeling of love, pride, caring, understanding, satisfaction? […]

By December 21, 2017 Read More →
ZenView – Laughter

ZenView – Laughter

ZenView By Mary Layton Humor I love to laugh. When we were children, my brother and I were always laughing even though we didn’t always have a reason to. Sometimes we were reprimanded: Can’t you be a little more serious? To us a lot of the adults were acting weird and we enjoyed making fun […]

By December 21, 2017 Read More →
FitView – Skip to This

FitView – Skip to This

FitView By Efren Martinez Skip To This The holidays have begun and your time for your workouts may have gotten shorter. It’s OK! Just 10 minutes a day may be all you need for the month of December, so that you can enjoy these most important Holiday times with our friends and family. Some of […]

By December 21, 2017 Read More →
RockibillyView

RockibillyView

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Rockin Holidays Rockin the Plaza! Once again we are bringing back a month of Rockabilly-Blues, Psychobilly music to the 10th street plaza. Yes friends, we celebrate the music that is native to Modesto. So many genres, including rock and roll, all point back to the music of Maddox Brothers and Rose […]

By December 21, 2017 Read More →
AllAgesView

AllAgesView

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Modesto’s newest electronic duo, The Marbles, are already shaking up our music scene. Brooke Harvey and Tristian Napoleone just released “Soda Machine”, their first EP. These four tracks highlight the immense originality the group already possesses. The first track, “Pool Table” displays Brooke’s ethereal vocals paired with Tristian’s keyboard, and leaves […]

By December 21, 2017 Read More →
5 Questions with Mattéa Overstreet

5 Questions with Mattéa Overstreet

5 Questions with Mattéa Overstreet By Monica Barber Mattéa Overstreet’s soothing voice and songs are loved by many fans in the Central Valley and growing in numbers every day, but she seems to have a very quiet and earthly presence to herself and her life out of the spotlight. Mattéa is foremost a singer and […]

By December 14, 2017 Read More →
Macy’s Doubles Donation On “National Believe Day” at Vintage Faire Mall

Macy’s Doubles Donation On “National Believe Day” at Vintage Faire Mall

MACY’S DOUBLES DONATION ON NATIONAL BELIEVE DAY TO BENEFIT MAKE-A-WISH® Local Wish Child will Lead High School Marching Band as They Deliver more than 5,000 Letters! Each letter to Santa collected in-store or submitted online is worth $2 on Friday, Dec. 8 This year, Macy’s Believe campaign invites “Believers” of all ages to bring their […]

By December 6, 2017 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 →