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Unplugged View – Gettin’ the Ladin Out

Unplugged View – Gettin’ the Ladin Out

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Gettin’ The Ladin Out “What happens when a banjo player leaves Texas and goes to Oklahoma? The I.Q. goes up in both states.” – Joke told by a local bluegrass friend of mine. What will happen when a banjo player named Evie Ladin leaves Oakland and comes to Modesto? Find […]

FilmView – Billy Boy Coming to the State

FilmView – Billy Boy Coming to the State

FilmView By Chris Murphy Modesto’s Robert Ulrich has a new film coming to the big screen. “Billy Boy” will be opening in ten cities across the USA and Modesto is one of them. Co-produced with his son Cooper Ulrich and Blake and Michael Jenner, the film follows a young boy named Billy Forsetti, played by […]

By May 27, 2018 Read More →
Interview – Legend of the Cruise 2018 – Don Wood

Interview – Legend of the Cruise 2018 – Don Wood

InterView – Legend of the Cruise and Grand Marshal Don Wood By Chris Murphy Car Shows don’t happen all by themselves. These are put on by dedicated people that care about their cause and want to promote it and Modesto is known for great car shows. This exactly describes Don Wood, the North Modesto Kiwanis […]

GreetingsView – Happy Graffiti Summer

GreetingsView – Happy Graffiti Summer

Greetings Friends, First things first. Happy Anniversary to my amazing wife Becky as we celebrate 33 years! Modesto USA is really something special during Graffiti Summer. The sounds of the street rods, the Music in the Plaza, MoBand in the park, the shiny chrome, people filling the patios of restaurants, the cars lined up at […]

By May 27, 2018 Read More →
GEEKView: Cars and Comics

GEEKView: Cars and Comics

GEEKView: Cars and Comics By Middagh Goodwin      I am sure by now everyone has watched Avengers Infinity Wars, Deadpool 2 and Solo a Star Wars Story(no spoilers to those who are taking their sweet time to watch these.) The Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom are both out later this month and […]

By May 17, 2018 Read More →
Authentic Modesto for the Future

Authentic Modesto for the Future

This is a Modestination Proclamation and a roadmap for the future. “Be who you are and it will show the way…” Chris Murphy 2016 Oh yeah, pretty epic quote right? Branding is a very simple process. What is a brand? Why do we do it? What does it mean? It is quite simple really. Branding […]

By May 14, 2018 Read More →
Garden Club Spring Luncheon June 6&7

Garden Club Spring Luncheon June 6&7

Modesto Garden Club Spring Luncheon Table Viewing The Modesto Garden Club presents its Spring Luncheon and Table Viewing event June 6 and 7 at Del Rio Country Club More than 30 tables will be decorated by garden club members, all with a multitude of beautiful spring themes ranging from whimsical to elegant. Viewing will be […]

By May 8, 2018 Read More →
Ride for Mom – May 12

Ride for Mom – May 12

It’s here! May 12th’s Ride For Mom 2018 is just days away as cyclists of all ages and abilities will ride together for a healthier life and community. We’re so grateful to all of you who have signed up for the 10, 35, or 77 mile rides thus far, and grateful for partners like Doctors […]

GreetingsView – May Rushes In!

GreetingsView – May Rushes In!

Greetings Friends! May has rushed in so fast. We had a fantastic Love Modesto and we raised a lot of money for Haven Women’s Center by Walking a Mile in Her Shoes. Thanks to all that donated to this and got to enjoy my walking efforts. May is reason to celebrate. April showers do bring […]

By May 1, 2018 Read More →
Unplugged View – The A Force Awakens

Unplugged View – The A Force Awakens

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan The A-Force Awakens I got my first taste of the touring lifestyle last summer, when I joined a songwriter friend on a train adventure through the Southwest to play a few venues I helped set up. It was she who gave me the name ‘A-Force’ when I first did booking […]

By May 1, 2018 Read More →
Remembering Grace Lieberman

Remembering Grace Lieberman

Remembering Grace Lieberman By Chris Murphy Grace Lieberman was a cultural sparkplug. She championed all of the arts and her talent and drive got people to get together and create amazing works. From opera and musicals to stage concert performances, Grace was Modesto’s Sweetheart. Her opera performances with Buck Townshend and with Paul Tischer were […]

Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day is celebrated the last Monday in May will be observed this year on the 28th. It is a day to remember and honor all those who died serving in the American armed forces. Here is where you can join others in remembering family and friends who have died in the line of duty. […]

BarView – BB8’s Blunder

BarView – BB8’s Blunder

BarView The Force is with Redwood Café BB8’s Blunder It is always an out of this world experience at the Redwood Café and Jedi Mixmaster Chris Hull has teamed up with his favorite driod. BB8 is one of the most faithful and capable droids, but he was a bit shy, so Chris has created w […]

Fly Fishing Film Tour May 30

Fly Fishing Film Tour May 30

The Stanislaus Fly Fishers and Rivers of Recovery are proud to invite you to the 10th presentation of The Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) at the State Theatre in Modesto, California, on May 30, 2018 (details in attachment)! All proceeds will directly benefit RIVERS OF RECOVERY, the non-profit organization serving combat disabled veterans through rehabilitative […]

By May 1, 2018 Read More →
InterView – The Force is with Wes Page

InterView – The Force is with Wes Page

InterView The Force is With Wes Page By Chris Murphy There are people in our lives who really make an impact, with vision, wisdom, outlook and integrity. My friend Wes Page has been one of those voices of vision in Modesto and he has the eye of a filmmaker. It might be coincidence that Wes’ […]

By April 30, 2018 Read More →