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stage & art

StageView: Hairspray the Musical

StageView: Hairspray the Musical

StageView: Hairspray By Tasha Williams Surely you do not want to miss this year’s Hairspray musical production put on by The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department! It will run from March 16, 2018 to March 25, 2018 and with the actors being directed by Professor Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell, music being directed by Professor Cathryn Tortell, and […]

By February 26, 2018 Read More →
March BargainView Spring Into Savings!

March BargainView Spring Into Savings!

Spring Into Savings by Monica Barber There’s something magical about the month of March that makes it a special time of year. It marks the end of the long winter days and warmly welcomes the shorter days of Spring. Admiring the new blooms, Ms. M thinks it’s a perfect time to get out of the house and see the town. It’s […]

By February 26, 2018 Read More →
Lurid Thriller BUG at Center Stage

Lurid Thriller BUG at Center Stage

Center Stage Conservatory presents a wonderfully lurid thriller ‘BUG’ written by the Tracy Letts. Production Dates: March 2-18 BUG By Tracy Letts Directed by:  Jennifer Golden A lonely cocktail waitress, Agnes, lives in a seedy motel room, hiding from her violent ex-husband Jerry. One night, her lesbian biker friend R.C. introduces her to Peter, a Gulf War […]

By February 20, 2018 Read More →
Metalica by Four Cellos

Metalica by Four Cellos

On May 10, 1996, Finnish rockers Apocalyptica released their epic debut “Plays Metallica by Four Cellos.”  The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come, and now this ground-breaking foursome is making an epic debut at the Gallo Center!  To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the album, the group re-released it […]

By February 6, 2018 Read More →
Comedy View Comedy Lovers

Comedy View Comedy Lovers

ComedyView by Felicia Aleman   Hello, hello, hello Comedy Lovers! When you’re thinking of somewhere romantic for you and your sweetie to celebrate Valentine’s Day, try a comedy show. Your love will only grow when you laugh together at an inappropriate joke about someone’s privates. There will be romance in the air as you discuss […]

By February 4, 2018 Read More →
Bad Seed An Album Come Alive

Bad Seed An Album Come Alive

“BAD SEED: An Album Come Alive” Music by Mattea Overstreet Written by Summer Krafft Directed by Traci Sprague A passion project for all involved, this ONE WEEKEND ONLY event started with Mattea’s debut EP, BAD SEED, released in June of 2017, which sparked a narrative for her long-time friend and collaborator, Summer Krafft. She wrote […]

By January 29, 2018 Read More →
Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage

Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage

Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage Pictured (L- R) are Jim Johnson as Senator Charles Whitmore, Trey Augustus as Tom, Charlene West as Sara Whitmore and Kimberly Ogden as Alex Klein. (Modesto, CA) — Modesto Junior College’s Arts, Humanities and Communications Division is staging Church & State on January 25-27 and February 2-3 at 7 p.m. and February 4 at 2 […]

By January 12, 2018 Read More →
StageView The LightBox Theatre’s Pinocchio

StageView The LightBox Theatre’s Pinocchio

LightBox Theatre Announces Dates for ‘Pinocchio’ Spring production sets for Carnegie Arts Center Stage in March  TURLOCK — The LightBox Theatre Company, a theatre for young audiences, continues its 2017-18 season this spring with the production of ‘Pinocchio’ this March. Based on the classic tale of The Adventures of Pinocchio, ‘Pinocchio’ is a new, fast-paced, story-within-a-story featuring […]

By January 9, 2018 Read More →
Central Valley Photography

Central Valley Photography

Carnegie to Feature Central Valley Photography in January. In a series of annual exhibitions called Valley Focus, the Carnegie Arts Center has celebrated the variety of artistic creativity found in California’s Central Valley. This year the show features works by many of the area’s most accomplished photographers. From more than 250 entries, 80 pieces by […]

By January 6, 2018 Read More →
Pencils to Pixels

Pencils to Pixels

Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art by Allen Passalaqua offered at MJC Art Gallery (Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Junior College Department of Art presents Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art by Allen Passalaqua from January 9 through February 1, 2018, in the MJC Art Gallery on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.  The gallery is open 11 a.m. […]

By January 5, 2018 Read More →
StageView – A Lie of the Mind

StageView – A Lie of the Mind

StageView By: Tracy Sprague Photos by: Austin Morris Center Stage Conservatory presents its 2018 Season opener ‘A Lie of the Mind’ written by the Sam Shepard January 5-21 Center Stage Conservatory has become a local landmark for all things Sam Shepard, starting with their explosive production of ‘True West’ in 2014 and followed up the […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
AuthorView  The Record

AuthorView The Record

AuthorView By Andrew Durr Migrant Mother: The Record In early December, 2016, I received a call from Jack Souza, Artistic Director of the Prospect Theater Project, about acting, singing, and playing guitar in the second run of Ken White’s Migrant Mother. Swayed by my own need to get out and perform, as I had not […]

By January 2, 2018 Read More →
ComedyView Start Fresh

ComedyView Start Fresh

ComedyView Start Fresh By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello.  Hope you’ve recovered from all those jingling bells, decked halls and falalalala’s.  It’s January and it’s time to start fresh. Also, just going to put this out there–I like fruitcake, so if you have any extra hanging around, let me know… Hey, why hasn’t anyone stepped […]

By January 1, 2018 Read More →
PerformingView – New Year Tradition

PerformingView – New Year Tradition

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn Hello 2018! I believe a new year is a time for fresh starts and small changes. Don’t you? New Year’s Resolutions often focus on losing weight, exercising, eating healthier! Why not celebrate your new year by going to a live performance, or become an usher at Gallo, or volunteer for a […]

By January 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Art View October 2017

Art View October 2017

Art View October 2017 By Jim Christiansen   Trick or Treat! I haven’t got a lot of ghoulish or zombie apocalypse to add to our Modesto View, except to suggest some theme like that for October Art Walk.  So far, the new format has included Clue Mystery, Pirates, and Rockabilly, so stop in to find […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →