featured

The Ranger-Return of the Punk Rock Soundtrack

The Ranger-Return of the Punk Rock Soundtrack

The Ranger: Return of the Punk Rock Soundtrack By Middagh Goodwin The Ranger, Jenn Wexler’s directorial debut for Glass Eye Pix will be premiering on Monday, March 12th as part of the SXSW Midnighter series.  Follow along as a group of young punks have to flee the city after getting into trouble with the law. […]

By March 12, 2018 Read More →
StageView: Belchy and Green and Everything in Between

StageView: Belchy and Green and Everything in Between

  Belchy and Green and Everything in Between By Patty Castillo Davis ” What Makes Us Special Makes Us Strong” is the prevailing theme of SHREK-The Musical. Based on the 2001 Dreamworks animated feature film, this fairytale with a contemporary edge is this Spring’s musical theatre offering by Thomas Downey High School. Under the direction […]

By February 28, 2018 Read More →
ComedyView Not Your Granny’s Comedy

ComedyView Not Your Granny’s Comedy

ComedyView-Not your Granny’s Comedy By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. Happy March. Is it winter? Is it spring? Why is it sunny but if I go out in flip-flops I end up with frostbite? What do leprechauns do the rest of the year? Questions, questions… Speaking of leprechauns and questions, this month’s interview is with […]

By February 26, 2018 Read More →
MJC Visiting Author Series hosts An Evening with Richard Harrison

MJC Visiting Author Series hosts An Evening with Richard Harrison

MJC Visiting Author Series hosts An Evening with Richard Harrison The Modesto Junior College Visiting Author Series presents An Evening with Richard Harrison on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow the author’s reading. The event is free […]

By February 18, 2018 Read More →
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 →
MetalView New Year New Life

MetalView New Year New Life

New Year New Life by Eve Oberlander A new life has begun, our circle is richer, with the birth of a little metal head. I’m pleased to announce the birth of Æryz Bell. Daughter to Dave and Eemjay Bell. Dave is the bassist in Modesto’s Nothing But Losers and Eemjay is their creative designer and makeup artist. Æryz was […]

By February 2, 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 →
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 →
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 →