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SongWriter View, New Years Resolutions

SongWriter View, New Years Resolutions

SONGWRITER VIEW Resolve to Create By Patty Castillo Davis   I only ever fulfilled a handful of the New Year’s Resolutions I have made during my entire life. 1974-I resolved to be the Modesto City Schools Spelling Bee Champion. Check. 1981-I resolved to go to The City and party with DEVO on December 31. Check. […]

By January 3, 2017 Read More →
What will be the newest and hottest thing in Local Metal this year?

What will be the newest and hottest thing in Local Metal this year?

What will be the newest and hottest thing in Local Metal this year? A new year means new beginnings. Will it be a breakthrough band? Will it be a local super group? Will we get that Metalfest we’ve always wanted? How about a new venue? What do you hope to see in our Metal community? […]

By January 1, 2017 Read More →
BigView: What Can We Look Forward to in 2017?

BigView: What Can We Look Forward to in 2017?

“So much to look forward to in the new year. As we can see Modesto evolving right before our eyes, 2017 is bringing a whole new dimension to our area. From new events to new businesses showing our area love and support. 2017 is also a celebratory year for so many incredible things. One of […]

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BluesView: Whats coming this month

BluesView: Whats coming this month

by Earl Mathews Hello everyone! Welcome to 2017. This big world keeps spinning and the music never stops. For those of you who know what’s up and like to set a tone for your year starting on day one, I invite you to head out to the Delta on January 1 first to see one […]

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BrewView: Drink the Rainbow in 2017

BrewView: Drink the Rainbow in 2017

BrewView: Drink the Rainbow in 2017 By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown We are looking forward to some really cool stuff in 2017 in the libations department. Fuzio will soon be serving craft beer, Camp 4 has reopened, St. Stan’s is likely to return, and there is rumor of Modesto’s first meadery. Not to mention, […]

By January 1, 2017 Read More →
Unplugged View: Why Settle For Les in 2017?

Unplugged View: Why Settle For Les in 2017?

Unplugged View: Why Settle For Les in 2017? By Aaron Rowan What do a Scottish tenor, a German hang drummer, a West African hunter’s harp player, and an Israeli opera vocalist & songwriter all have in common? Well, hopefully you! You are invited to join me on a magical sonic journey throughout 2017. These gifted […]

By January 1, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView Looking to the Future

MAMAView Looking to the Future

MAMA-looking to the future. by Middagh Goodwin How many of you have made New Year’s resolutions? How many of you plan on keeping them? We are looking to the future of our local music and art scene and we want to help you all develop and grow. Over the last few weeks, we have been […]

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BargainView: Jumpstart the New Year

BargainView: Jumpstart the New Year

BargainView:Jumpstart the New Year By Monica Barber Jumpstart the month of January and welcome in the New Year with joy and good cheer. As Ms. M sips a hot cocoa at Preservation Coffee she picks up on the spark of hope in the air that only comes around as the year begins. With hope brings […]

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2017 The Year of the Bicycle & New Store Fun Sport Bikes

2017 The Year of the Bicycle & New Store Fun Sport Bikes

2017 The Year of the Bicycle & New Store Fun Sport Bikes by Efren Martinez This may be the year of the Rooster according to the Chinese New Year, but I’ve got my own Zodiac Signs to get me moving: Swim, Bike, Run.  In 2015, I celebrated the “Year of the Run”, that was a […]

By January 1, 2017 Read More →
RockabillyView: Hey Rockabilly Goers! What would be your ideal place to see a Rockabilly Show in Modesto or surrounding area?

RockabillyView: Hey Rockabilly Goers! What would be your ideal place to see a Rockabilly Show in Modesto or surrounding area?

RockabillyView: Hey Rockabilly Goers! What would be your ideal place to see a Rockabilly Show in Modesto or surrounding area? By Jenn Allsup My ideal place to see a Rockabilly show would be in a parking lot filled with cars, stages, vendors, pin-up girls and more. (Yes, I know this has happened many times before, […]

By January 1, 2017 Read More →
What’s Coming Up in Art View?

What’s Coming Up in Art View?

What’s Coming Up in Art View? By Jim Christiansen Art in Modesto…. What’s coming, and what would I like to see?  Our listings and artists on display change, but often the venues the same.  So what’s new? I want to see Chelsea Torres Addison Bavaro’s solo show of her paintings at MJC Art Gallery.  Title […]

By January 1, 2017 Read More →
CommunityView: Fighting Poverty & Homelessness in 2017

CommunityView: Fighting Poverty & Homelessness in 2017

As we look ahead to 2017 in our focus on prevention of homelessness, we must first take stock of what led us here. David Moore was one of 39 people remembered on December 21, the first night of winter and longest night of the year, when the Salvation Army hosted the Not Forgotten homeless persons […]

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Back it Up 2016

Back it Up 2016

Back it up (2016) By Efren Martinez As 2016 comes to a close, most of us are looking to plan New Year’s Eve celebrations. Of course I’d like to remind you that if you drink, on any day, don’t drive! But before you get your New Year party on, you might want to think about […]

By December 27, 2016 Read More →
Sam Pierstorff: Making It Happen! (The Ill List is Around the Corner!)

Sam Pierstorff: Making It Happen! (The Ill List is Around the Corner!)

Sam Pierstorff: Making It Happen By Summer Krafft Sam Pierstorff is fairly well praised as the most visual and influential poet in our community. This is likely because he does more than just perform and write poetry: he is also an English professor at Modesto Junior College, an event coordinator, host, and community arts advocate. […]

By December 7, 2016 Read More →
MetalView The Metal Scene 2016

MetalView The Metal Scene 2016

The Metal Scene 2016 by Eve Oberlander The Modesto Metal scene has seen its ups and downs this year. With mostly ups we have experienced some downs; with the passing of 17TEN’s Joe Young, we all lost a part of our lives.  We have respect and love for you and your families, Joe. We will […]

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