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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 […]

By December 1, 2016 Read More →
3rd Annual Modesto Rockin’ Holiday Opens in Downtown Modesto

3rd Annual Modesto Rockin’ Holiday Opens in Downtown Modesto

3rd Annual Modesto Rockin’ Holiday Opens in Downtown Modesto Opening night – December 3 after the Modesto Holiday Parade – Theme is Classic Holidays Opening night Rockin’ Holiday them will be Rockin’ Classics with the “Fabulous” Sensations. Rockin’ Holiday is live Thursday, Friday, & Saturdays December 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 from 6-9 pm. 10th […]

By November 30, 2016 Read More →
Give the Gift of Zen

Give the Gift of Zen

The end of the year can be a bit taxing on us, even though it is also full of visits from friends and family, gift-giving, quality time and lots of food. This chica definitely needed an afternoon of relaxation in preparation for the bustle of the holiday season, so I tried out Mystic Body and […]

By November 23, 2016 Read More →
GeekeryView: The Return of Central Valley Con

GeekeryView: The Return of Central Valley Con

GeekeryView: The Return of Central Valley Con by Middagh Goodwin Isn’t it great to have a Pop Culture Convention (or 3) right here in Modesto #homeofStarWars? For fans of comics,  cosplaying, science fiction, fantasy and all things Star Wars I think the answer is a resounding…YES!  December 4th we see the Return of Central Valley Con, […]

By November 17, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Fall Beverages! No Pumpkins Here!

BrewView: Fall Beverages! No Pumpkins Here!

Fall Beverages: No Pumpkins Here! By Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Ah, autumn. The sun comes up later and goes down sooner. There is a chill in the air in the morning, and we are needing to ask ourselves if we’re going to be out past dark. “Will it be cold enough for a sweater […]

By November 1, 2016 Read More →
Community in Art

Community in Art

Community was the emphasis of the evening. An almost familial atmosphere could appropriately describe the reception for Entangled, a selected retrospective by Castillo and The Buddy System by Rob Fatal at the Art Space on Main, Thursday September 8th. Welcome to two impressive displays of installation art. Castillo and Fatal both discussed their contribution to […]

By September 19, 2016 Read More →
Classic Comic Con October 1st and 2nd

Classic Comic Con October 1st and 2nd

Over the last few years, the amount of Pop Culture and Comic Conventions have grown exponentially with the popularity of DC and Marvel Movies and the return of Star Wars to the Theaters. On October 1st and 2nd at the Season Events Center on Mc Henry, there will be yet another one Classic Comic Con. […]

By September 19, 2016 Read More →
MAMA OVERVIEW-COMEDY

MAMA OVERVIEW-COMEDY

Comedy View Guest Writer-Chris Teicheira         “and the 2015 Best Comic MAMA goes to….Susan Lucci no more, Chris Teicheira.” – Jimmie Menezes 2014 Best Comic MAMA winner  There was a definitive sea change in the manner with which the 2015 MAMAnees, took to marketing their MAMAnations. In past years it had become in vogue to […]

By September 11, 2016 Read More →
Volunteer Opportunities at Local Make-A-Wish in September and October

Volunteer Opportunities at Local Make-A-Wish in September and October

Volunteer Opportunities at Local Make-A-Wish in September and October Join Make-A-Wish® Northeastern California and Northern Nevada in our upcoming volunteer trainings. You can be a part of granting wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions in our community.   The dedication of our volunteers is what makes our mission possible. With more than 300 volunteers […]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
PromoterView MAMA2016

PromoterView MAMA2016

PromoterView by Middagh Goodwin There is a lot of work that goes into promoting a show well. Most local promoters secure the date and venue, book the bands (touring and locals), make the flyer, arrange for sound, often work the door and for the most part for little or no pay or glory. There are […]

By September 4, 2016 Read More →
Community View: Addressing Homelessness

Community View: Addressing Homelessness

Community View By MaryAnn Spikes Would you leave a woman stranded on the street with her groceries due to a bulky item policy? Ever kick anyone who loiters in front of your store? Have you displaced families from the safety of their tent community? Maybe there are better ways to engage people experiencing homelessness. Note […]

By September 1, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Indigeny Reserve

BrewView: Indigeny Reserve

BrewView: Indigeny Reserve: Cider! by Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell Nestled in the gorgeous woods of Tuolumne County in the city of Sonora, is a barn surrounded by several groves of apple trees. Those groves were purchased by Jay Watson back when Indigeny Reserve was just an idea. At first, he sold the apples straight […]

By September 1, 2016 Read More →
LightBox Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “The Super Cilantro Girl”

LightBox Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “The Super Cilantro Girl”

LightBox Theatre Company presents the world premiere of “The Super Cilantro Girl” TURLOCK — LightBox Theatre Company is starting its second season with “The Super Cilantro Girl,” a world premiere production based on the works of U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera. “The Super Cilantro Girl” is an original script written by Dr. Arnold Anthony […]

By August 29, 2016 Read More →