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Downtown Modesto Champion – Jeffrey Newberry

Downtown Modesto Champion – Jeffrey Newberry

ModestoView Downtown Champion Jeffrey Newberry For over 26 years, you have seen Jeffrey Newberry, keeping the downtown streets spiffed up, posters in the windows, scrubbing tagging off of walls, gathering signatures for street closures, weeding and overall just being a great Downtown Modesto ambassador. You have seen him, caring for one of the flower pots, […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
BIG VIEW – Journalism 101

BIG VIEW – Journalism 101

The BigView By Chris Murphy Who? What? Where? When? Why? and How? I love newspapers. I always have. I have them delivered to my home daily. In addition to the papers, I scan all of the feeds to keep me up on current events, and I really try to educate myself on all of the […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
DramaView

DramaView

DramaView Student Theatre Season By Chris Murphy There are some amazing performances this month by our youth. You never know who the next Jeremy Renner or Tim Olyphant will be, so don’t miss these. These theatre groups have worked so very hard and the audience should be packed with our whole community, not just their […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
Music Is  Love In Search of a Lyric

Music Is Love In Search of a Lyric

Music Is  Love In Search of a Lyric By Patty Castillo Davis Everyone loves a love story. Everyone is intrigued by romantic pairings in music. Pat Benetar and Neil Giraldo, Johnny and June, Elvis Costello and Diana Krall, Bruce Springsteen and Patty Scialfa- you get the picture. The local music scene is no different and […]

By February 13, 2017 Read More →
Unplugged View – Unmistakable Mali Blues

Unplugged View – Unmistakable Mali Blues

The Unsinkable Mali Blues By Aaron Rowan While Modesto Unplugged has been most closely associated with the Americana and folk genres, several of the most satisfying moments for me as a music curator have been those when we featured sounds from around the globe. One of my favorite showcases involved a classically trained soloist of […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
Design View – MidCentury Design Treasure

Design View – MidCentury Design Treasure

DesignView Rediscovering a Modesto Mid-Century Modern Design Treasure by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School On a picturesque point overlooking Oakland’s beautiful Lake Merritt, an effort is underway between the city and citizen volunteers to preserve an iconic 40-foot play sculpture from 1954 that has appeared on album covers and in countless family photos of […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
ChefView – Modesto Mardi Gras

ChefView – Modesto Mardi Gras

Chef View By Dana Johnson Modesto Mardi Gras! Aaah February, my birthday month! Yes, throughout the month you will see me celebrating at numerous local hot spots! I do share this month with past President’s B’days, St. Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras! How perfect is that? The biggest party of all is held annually at […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this Well all righty then, 24,000 like for the Modesto View and counting! This is a good thing and means a whole lotta folks out there are involved in making things better for the music and arts community here in the valley. My hat […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
AllAgesView – What’s Curling?

AllAgesView – What’s Curling?

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Over the winter holiday, I had the awesome opportunity to practice the Olympic sport of curling while in Lake Tahoe. It was such an interesting experience and inspired me to continue trying new and even unusual sports. I highly recommend looking out for clubs and events to expand your ‘game repertoire’. […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
ChefView – Camp 4

ChefView – Camp 4

Chef View By Chris Murphy It is all about the lingering and the questions. A visit to Camp 4 is so much more than a culinary taste sensation, but a walk into a space both steeped in history at the same time pointing the way to the future. In a way, this place is a […]

By January 2, 2017 Read More →
InterView – Reggie Rucker

InterView – Reggie Rucker

What does the future hold? Where will we go? Reggie Rucker By Chris Murphy There are many of us that think about this all of the time. Many times we view if through the lens of history and it may magnify or shrink our ideas. Sometimes we have to have a fresh view and mix […]

By January 2, 2017 Read More →
Hey Bartender – It’s 5 am Somewhere

Hey Bartender – It’s 5 am Somewhere

Hey Bartender By Chris Murphy Do Good Distillery and Ralston’s Goat “It’s 5am Somewhere” For this new year, we are really mixing it up. Normally Happy Hour is in the afternoon, but our friends at Ralston’s Goat are delivering a Happy Morning to you. What better way to get going on a weekend than a […]

By January 2, 2017 Read More →
FilmMakerView – Runnels Brothers’ Last Alleycat

FilmMakerView – Runnels Brothers’ Last Alleycat

FilmMaker View By Chris Murphy The Last Alleycat Modesto will be home to an exciting film premier on February 2. Over the last 2 years, the Runnels Brothers filmmaking duo of Greg and Mark have been making a film in and around Modesto, featuring the single speed cycling life that captures a down on his […]

By January 2, 2017 Read More →
FlightView

FlightView

FlightView By Chris Murphy This is here because we hope we will be able to have a FlightView article on a regular basis. But we have an urgent call to action. Great Lakes Airlines wants to start Modesto service, but they need locally based pilots and want to know if Modesto is ready to FLY. […]

By January 2, 2017 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 →