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AllAgesView

AllAgesView

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson This month I have one main focus: Literature. Music and books are huge influences in my life. Now with the end of school, I have the ability to devote time to these interests. Music is what I breathe. Before I could form words, my parents were filling my ears with The […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
DesignView – Garbage Design: Modesto Invented Curbside Recycling

DesignView – Garbage Design: Modesto Invented Curbside Recycling

DesignView by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School Garbage Design: Modesto Invented Curbside Recycling The first Earth Day on April 22,1970, launched the modern environmental movement. It’s also a seminal day in Modesto’s design history. The first “Survival Walk” began that day with activists walking down the Central Valley, through Modesto. The six-week walk from […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
MAMA View – Music is the Force

MAMA View – Music is the Force

MAMAView By Middagh Goodwin May the Force be with you. Spring is in the air, and so is the sound of Music. Music in the Plaza is in full swing with MF Silverado kicking things off on April 28th to an incredible crowd. May 5th have the Poorhouse Millionaires kicking things off along with DoMo’s […]

ArtView – May Day!

ArtView – May Day!

Art View By Jim Christiansen May Day! May Day! With all the Art Events converging on April, got a May Day message for Chris Murphy I’d gone past deadline. Holdovers still going on include the Central Valley Artist Showcase at both Mistlin Gallery and Carnegie Arts Center into the first week of June. Stanislaus Artist […]

MUSICMANIA- the first in a series of events for music lovers in Central California, and one of the largest events of its kind on the West Coast. The event will take place at The Portal in Modesto on Sunday, May 7th from 10am to 6 pm. Attendees will be able to browse and pick up […]

By April 14, 2017 Read More →
StarWarsView: May the 4th Be With You!

StarWarsView: May the 4th Be With You!

StarWarsView: May the 4th Be With You! This is a special day here in Modesto USA! This year is the 40th Anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars.   May 25, 1977, was the day that changed modern film forever.   From the opening theme and the rolling script, the world had a new lexicon of interstellar […]

By April 1, 2017 Read More →
Grape City Con the Adventure Continues

Grape City Con the Adventure Continues

Grape City Con Returns April 9th StocktonCon partners with United Way of San Joaquin and Salvation Army Lodi for a new Pop Culture Convention at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds StocktonCon Events presents the Grape City Con, returning to the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds on Sunday, April 9th, 2017. The one-day pop culture convention will […]

By March 30, 2017 Read More →
ZenView – Simplicity

ZenView – Simplicity

ZenView By Mary Layton Simplicity From a Zen point of view simplicity is an important aspect on the road to peace and serenity. The idea is that the simpler your surroundings, the simpler and calmer your mind will be. If you are a serious Zen Buddhist you will shave your head, regardless whether you are […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
CountryView – Cottonwood Creek go Nashville

CountryView – Cottonwood Creek go Nashville

CountryView By DJ Walker Since the last time we checked in with the local duo of Cottonwood Creek they’ve tied the knot & tied the iTunes charts with their debut album release. “We hit #21 on the charts!!!”, says Maggie Little. “Almost to twenty!” adds Scott Little. Even before they shared the same last name […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
H.O.S.T. House brings laughter and warmth to those who need it

H.O.S.T. House brings laughter and warmth to those who need it

H.O.S.T House in association with Red Dragonfly Productions presents H.O.S.T. House Comedy Night Comedy Benefit for H.O.S.T. House (Helping Others Sleep Tonight) Starring Don Friesen with Liz Grant Friday, March 24, 2016, 8 pm Federated Church Fellowship Hall 45 S. El Circulo Avenue Patterson, CA 95363 $15/advance and $20/door General Admission Doors 30 minutes before […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
Cosplay Award Show to Make a Splash at StocktonCon

Cosplay Award Show to Make a Splash at StocktonCon

StocktonCon and the NorCal Cosies are teaming up to bring you The Cosies at StocktonCon. California’s only Red Carpet Cosplay Awards show is expanding its reach by joining forces with StocktonCon to bring San Joaquin County/East Bay their very own Cosplay Awards Show. Over the last five years, StocktonCon has grown not just in attendance […]

By March 1, 2017 Read More →
Turlock Comic Con Great Success

Turlock Comic Con Great Success

Another Pop Culture Event? Some said there already were too many, that it couldn’t work in Turlock.  Attendance tells a different story and those who went will let you know, it worked and it worked well. The line stretched out and around the fairground for hours. An estimated 2500 people came out on what ended […]

By February 6, 2017 Read More →
ZenView – Year of the Rooster

ZenView – Year of the Rooster

ZenView By Mary Layton Happy New Year of the Yin Fire Rooster 2017! According to the lunar Chinese calendar the New Year began on January 28th. The internet has all kinds of amusing but also interesting comments about what this Rooster year will be all about. So I learned, while the last year was the […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
Geekish Cast your source for all things Geeky

Geekish Cast your source for all things Geeky

I sat down recently with the man behind of the microphone of Modesto’s own pop culture podcast. I first became aware of the show in the spring of last year and even was a guest. Our BluesView writer Big Earl Mathews has been a guest on the show as well. MV-Ok, let’s get this interview […]

By January 30, 2017 Read More →
DesignView

DesignView

DesignView: How Might We…? by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School Design shapes all aspects of our life. Design is a creative and collaborative process that helps to uncover different and better ways of making, doing, and thinking. Designers create all of the objects we interact with and all of the spaces where we live, […]

By January 2, 2017 Read More →