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MUMFest Is Coming – March 31 – April

MUMFest Is Coming – March 31 – April

Modesto’s premiere acoustic fest returns this spring! Enjoy another run of intimate listening concerts all over downtown through the month of April, showcasing a flavorful spread of Americana, bluegrass, Celtic and more. Showcase schedule: Friday 3/31, 7:30 PM 2016 NPR Tiny Desk Contest winner Gaelynn Lea Music Gottschalk Music Center recital hall, 1502 E St. […]

By February 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
MJC hosts Career and Technical Education Open House March 16

MJC hosts Career and Technical Education Open House March 16

MJC hosts college wide Career and Technical Education Open House Modesto Junior College invites the business community and the public to a Career Technical Education (CTE) Open House on Thursday, March 16, 5 – 7 p.m. in the Agriculture Center for Education (ACE) Pavilion located on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto. The event […]

By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
MJC hosts American College Dance Association Conference

MJC hosts American College Dance Association Conference

MJC hosts American College Dance Association Conference and performances (Modesto, CA) – Modesto Junior College Department of Dance is proud to host the American College Dance Association Conference on March 1-4, 2017. The event involves 400 dancers from 30 participating colleges and universities engaging in technique and research classes daily and performing nightly in the […]

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Emergency Kits and Pet Safety

Emergency Kits and Pet Safety

A message from your fitness editor Friends, please keep our homeless in your prayers as well as those who are having to evacuate because of the continued floods from the non-stop rain. Tonight will be very stressful for us all and I’ like to remind you all to prep your emergency kits and be prepared […]

By February 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
FLOODING SHELTER:  Red Cross Shelter at Fairgrounds!

FLOODING SHELTER: Red Cross Shelter at Fairgrounds!

AMERICAN RED CROSS SHELTER TO OPEN AT FAIRGROUNDS Turlock, CA (February 18, 2017) — The American Red Cross is relocating its current shelter in Patterson to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Turf Club building on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 4 p.m. This move is being done to allow for more capacity, if needed as another […]

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Happy February Modesto Friends!

Happy February Modesto Friends!

Greetings Modesto Friends, I love February! Why you ask? Valentine’s Day? Spring Skiing? No, both of my Murphy girls are born in February. That makes this month more special than anything. Happy Birthday Madison and Abigail. Your mom and I so very proud of you. There is something beautifully cathartic about February. January sits under […]

By January 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CrabView – Let’s Eat

CrabView – Let’s Eat

CrabView By Chris Murphy I love crab. Seriously, Fresh crab, Sourdough bread, butter, and chardonnay might be one of the best food combos ever. My daughter Abbey and I are big time crab fiends, so it is likely you will see us at some of these events. This is Dungeness crab season and the crab […]

By January 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ValentineView – Get Your Romance Together

ValentineView – Get Your Romance Together

ValentineView By Chris Murphy There is always time for some romance. A quick date with your wife, partner or significant other is always possible. Don’t save your romance just for Valentine’s Day. There are little things you can do that have the look of love, a cool mix with Dusty Springfield, Zero 7 or Concrete […]

By January 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Hey Bartender – Hot DoGood Ponche at Surla’s

Hey Bartender – Hot DoGood Ponche at Surla’s

Hey Bartender By Chris Murphy and our friends at Do Good Distillery The bar at Surla’s is one of the most romantic in town, the red lights, the great selections, excellent bartenders and a drink menu that won’t quit. This month Surla’s has created a special drink called the Hot DoGood Ponché. Amanda Spinnato and […]

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BigView – fotoModesto

BigView – fotoModesto

The BigView By Chris Murphy We all have these pictures in our head. What are the images that are really burned into your brain? Photographs are powerful. They can excite, please, anger, provoke and inspire. Many people react to different things and this month we turn the camera back on ourselves. FotoModesto is going to […]

By January 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
InterView – Open Your Heart for Jane Seymour

InterView – Open Your Heart for Jane Seymour

Open Your Heart to Love Jane Seymour By Chris Murphy From young British ballet dancer to her first key role in Young Winston to a celebrated remake of East of Eden and then as a Golden Globe winning Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Jane Seymour has been blazing trails throughout her career. Besides her talent both […]

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MJC Dance presents Off~Balance in Performance

MJC Dance presents Off~Balance in Performance

MJC presents Off~Balance Dance in Performance Modesto Junior College Dance Department presents Off~Balance in Performance on February 14, 15, 16 at 7 p.m. and February 17 at 1 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Ave, Modesto. The concert of modern and contemporary dance features the […]

By January 29, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
LeAnn Rimes Opens for StanCoFair!

LeAnn Rimes Opens for StanCoFair!

THE SENSATIONAL LEANN RIMES TO OPEN FOR STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR Country superstar, LeAnn Rimes, will be opening for the 2017 Stanislaus County Fair. LeAnn Rimes will be performing Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Stanislaus County Fair on the Bud Light Variety Free Stage. The concert will be hosted by KAT Country 103 and will […]

By January 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Turlock Comic Con

Turlock Comic Con

How many Pop Culture Conventions are too many? That answer has not been answered yet and fans hope that it never will be. On February 4th at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, there will be the first annual Turlock Comic Con. The owner of Ziggy’s Video Game Exchange in Turlock is working on the event with […]

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Chris Botti show added at Gallo Center – PreSale Jan 17

Chris Botti show added at Gallo Center – PreSale Jan 17

MASTER JAZZ TRUMPETER The Gallo Center is delighted to announce this added show! Over two decades, Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist. He has recorded and performed with the best in music, including Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Andrea Bocelli and many more. […]

By January 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →