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Review of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Review of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Who is the Man Who Shot Liberty Valance? By Rebecca Day Prospect Theater Project closes their season with the answer to that question. The Western stage play was written by Jethro Compton, based on the short story of the same name in 1953 by Dorothy M. Johnson. The short story also inspired the 1962 film […]

By July 15, 2017 Read More →
Modesto Area Music at the Fair

Modesto Area Music at the Fair

Modesto Area Music Association and Beat Happy! Music are thrilled to have been able to help curate local performers at this year’s Stanislaus County Fair(Coors Light Center Stage.) What a great way to have fun with the family and check out some local artists. Support old favorites or become a fan for the very first time. […]

By July 15, 2017 Read More →
SwissView – Time to Yodel!

SwissView – Time to Yodel!

SwissView Get your Swiss on! Friends, it is time to yodel. Our area has a very active Swiss Club many local people with Swiss heritage. There will be big horns, lederhosen, dirndls, accordion, dancers, youth choir, Swiss food and drink and an international Swiss experience. The festival is a four-day event that begins with a […]

By June 24, 2017 Read More →
Music in the Plaza

Music in the Plaza

Enjoy live downtown musical entertainment every Friday evening from July 7th through September 22nd! We invite you to join us for an outdoor concert in the 10th Street Plaza. Enjoy a broad range of musical entertainment. Music starts at 7. Come early for a good seat on the patio at Ralston’s Goat or Fuzio Universal […]

By June 20, 2017 Read More →
JET RED set to Rock the Plaza

JET RED set to Rock the Plaza

Every so often the planets align and this Friday, June 23rd that is just what is going to happen. Modesto’s own legendary Rock band JET RED will be performing at Music in the Plaza. Originally it was going to be Willie Hines and friends performing songs from Willies new album Letters to Maria along with originals […]

By June 19, 2017 Read More →
Afternoon in New Orleans, PTP’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser

Afternoon in New Orleans, PTP’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser

An Afternoon in New Orleans,” PTP’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser by: Laura Dickinson-Turner Last year, those who attended Prospect Theater Project’s 1st Annual Fundraiser & Membership Drive walked into “An Afternoon in Cuba,” featuring live Cuban music and an on-the-spot dance lesson for all those wanting to learn Latin dance steps. It was a truly lovely […]

By June 3, 2017 Read More →
HistoryView –  Save The Lions!

HistoryView – Save The Lions!

HistoryView: Save the 7th St Lions Publisher’s Note: ModestoView promotes planning for the future by respecting and celebrating the past. This month, we combine our Design View and HistoryView with an beautiful piece by Gavin Bruce. The 7th St Bridge is slated for demolition to be replaced with a basic structure, but we can still […]

By May 31, 2017 Read More →
PerformingView

PerformingView

A Time to Perform in June By Kaye Osborn and the ViewCrew Hot summer nights are here! Time to embrace our rich past with classic cars, concerts in the park, and of course, attending a theatrical production. There are summer camps for children available in music, drama, art and writing: Hutton’s Hamlet Music in Oakdale, […]

By May 31, 2017 Read More →
Ethen Beavers Interview

Ethen Beavers Interview

Modesto Artist In Star Wars By Middagh Goodwin With the Anniversary of Star Wars and the Explosion of Pop Culture Events in Modesto and all over Northern California in the last few years it is quite appropriate to have Ethen Beavers as our May interview. Ethan is a Comic Book Artist who calls Modesto home. […]

By May 10, 2017 Read More →
FitView – May Running

FitView – May Running

FitView By Efren Martinez It’s Run Time This May gives us plenty of opportunities to get your run on for a good cause. We all know how healthy running is, but did you know it can extend your life too? According to the research that will be presented in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, May 5th […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
PoetryView – Learning to Ride

PoetryView – Learning to Ride

Learning to Ride —Sam Pierstorff As a father, you never want to push your daughter away, but sometimes you have to like when she’s six years old and trying to ride a bike without training wheels for the first time, and you’re running as fast as you can behind her, one hand clenched to 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 →
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 […]

“A Mother’s Tears” –  Susan Levy brings her art to the MJC Gallery

“A Mother’s Tears” – Susan Levy brings her art to the MJC Gallery

“A Mother’s Tears” – Susan Levy brings her art to the MJC Gallery The Modesto Junior College Department of Art presents “A Mother’s Tears” art show featuring the paintings of Susan Levy. The show opens on Monday, May 15, 2017 and runs through Thursday, June 1, 2017 in the MJC Art Gallery on the East […]

By April 21, 2017 Read More →
Love in Dead Silence

Love in Dead Silence

Love in Dead Silence Special Guest Writer Shannon Carmack Mize Center Stage Conservatory is what community theatre is all about. It is located in the basement theater of the City Center downtown on J street. You’ve probably passed the building hundreds of times without ever even thinking about what was going on inside. You can […]

By April 17, 2017 Read More →