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2017 NorCal Cosies Winners

2017 NorCal Cosies Winners

Fans of fun are the true winners when it comes to all the family friendly events that happen all over the area.  Flooding and heavy rain were in last weekend’s forecast but that couldn’t keep the fans, families and contestants away from the West Side Theatre in Newman on January 7th for the second annual […]

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This is your Con, Modesto!

This is your Con, Modesto!

Modesto’s Own First  Pop-Culture Convention to be held at the Modesto Centre Plaza July 9th & 10th, 2016 Tickets available online at www.modestocon.bpt.me and local comic and games shops all around Stanislaus Co. The city of Modesto has earned its fame as the home of geek culture icons such as George Lucas (known for “American […]

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ArtView – Young At Art

ArtView – Young At Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen March does take off with a bang this month. “Young at Art,” the annual student show opens at Mistlin Gallery, with a run to March 19, where it finishes with an artist reception and Awards Ceremony at 2:30 pm. Student art featured in several age categories and media, from preschool […]

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ArtView- September 2014

ArtView- September 2014

Art View By Jim Christiansen September marks the opening of a new major exhibit at Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock. Joan Miro, Fantastic Universe, Prints by the Master of Surrealism. Miro is one of my favorite artists, and the show will feature approximately Sixty works. Exhibition will showcase Miro’s printmaking exploration towards the end of […]

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ArtView – March Youth Art Month

ArtView – March Youth Art Month

Art View By Jim Christiansen Maps are on sale for the 2014 Stanislaus Artists Open Studio Tour. This year, 64 artists are participating in the April 12 and 13 Open Studio weekend. Most show in their own studio, with demos, displays, and portfolios available to review. Others are showing in groups. All 44 stops have […]

ArtView – November

ArtView – November

Art View By Jim Christiansen Here at the Queen Bean, Art View is thankful to have wifi and able to send in this month’s column late for deadline, and still cover what’s coming up for November. Sort of the way artists have a habit of last minute entries into shows and our own Stanislaus County […]

ArtView – Summer Shows

ArtView – Summer Shows

Art View By Jim Christiansen The May Art Walk started with guitars on the street. Eli Allsup and friends playing on Eleventh Street sidewalk at Tresetti’s as an unannounced warm up for strolling minstrels, Blue Monday’s Eric Benson with pawn shop guitar, Modesto View publisher Chris Murphy in retro striped shirt, with Gary Nelson and […]

ArtView – April Art

ArtView – April Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen The April Showers flood of local art events rushes in the first weekend with the Preview Show for 2013 Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour, Thursday April 4 at Gallo Center. The preview is FREE, with a chance to see one example from each of the 57 artists on the tour, […]

ArtView- March

ArtView- March

Art View by Jim Christiansen Stanislaus Artist Open Studio map booklets go on sale March 1. The third annual event features 57 artists in 35 studio venues all around the county. Maps are $10 with Students under 18 Free, and available at the March 2nd Acoustic Rock Society Art and Music of Our Own at […]

For The Love of Art

For The Love of Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen There is quite a bit of new spring art in our community. For the Love of Art, and art events in Stanislaus County, the map booklets for April 14 and 15 Stanislaus Artists Open Studio Tour go on saleValentine’s Day. Available in print at galleries and stops around town, the […]

ArtView – Open Tour & More

ArtView – Open Tour & More

Art View By Jim Christiansen The New Year in art in Stanislaus County starts with the final deadline for registration in the Stanislaus Artists Open Studio Tour, January 6. Registration is $20 per artist, for the April 14 and 15 Studio Tour Weekend, with a free to the public, preview show at Gallo Center April […]

PerformingView – December

PerformingView – December

PerformingView by Kay Osborn The twelfth month has arrived!  There are lots of local events that will enrich your holidays!  I know things can become busy with parties, shopping, decorating, and cooking but do find time to attend a live show.  Merry Holidays!   Dec. 3- Dicken’s Faire 10AM-4PM Come enjoy local crafts, musicians, actors […]

By December 3, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin

The classic Brothers Grimm fairytale Rumpelstiltskin will be performed by Modesto Performing Arts at the Gallo Center on Sunday, November 13 at 2:00 PM. The story tells of a gnome that helps a maiden turn straw into gold in exchange for her first born child and later offers to retract the agreement if she can […]

By October 14, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Time To Perform

Time To Perform

Time to Perform By Kaye Osborn   Local high schools have been in rehearsals for their fall dramatic productions.   High school thespians perform with 110% energy and enthusiasm.  Check these out:   Big Valley Christian High School Their theme this year is Sacrificing for Others, One Person Can Make a Difference.   In each story the […]

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ArtView – September 2011

ArtView – September 2011

Art View By Jim Christiansen   September is crowded with art events from our various visual art organizations. “Art in the Garden” fundraiser for the Central California Art Association, is September 24, 10-5 pm.  A nine stop tour featuring seven unique private residence garden environments in the Graceada Park and LaLoma neighborhoods, and the Queen Bean  […]

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