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ComedyView Hello Hello Hello

ComedyView Hello Hello Hello

By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. It’s October, and while you are thinking of Halloween, some of us are thinking about the MAMA Awards. Vote for your favorite comic at www.ModestoAreaMusic.com until October 8. The 2017 nominees are Jason Sohm, Anthony K., Serena Gamboa, Chris Teicheira, Taylor Evans, Nick Larson, Connor Martin, Saul Trujillo, AJ Demello and Felicia […]

By October 19, 2017 Read More →
Top 5 Reasons for Music in the Plaza

Top 5 Reasons for Music in the Plaza

“Top 5” Music in The Plaza By Tasha Williams I love Modesto! We have beautiful weather, we respect and celebrate the diverse cultures who reside here, and no matter where you go in our city, laughter is heard and you can always find a smiling face! Modesto carries a true sense of happiness! We know our neighbors, we […]

By July 18, 2017 Read More →
MetalView

MetalView

MetalView Eve Oberlander As I’m sitting here writing, Metzger is out in the garage playing it loud. Hailz! If you haven’t found out by now, Metzger is Keith Peters Vocals, Will Holgate Guitar, Morgan Gonzales Rhythm, Roger Guajardo Bass and Robert Hernandez Drums. They’ve consistently been practicing once a week despite one member living so […]

By July 12, 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 →
Rockabilly View- October 2011

Rockabilly View- October 2011

Rockabilly View By Jennifer Alsup Modesto? Who would of thought that Rockabilly originated in the valley?   Many would argue that it was right here in Modesto, CA in the mid to late thirties.  After being unsuccessful with sharecropping during the early Depression, the Maddux family hitch-hiked from Boaz, Alabama to California to get in […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
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  […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Interview – Bob Barzan

Interview – Bob Barzan

InterView – Bob Barzan  Thanks to Bob’s inspiration we are bringing back an old favorite ModestoView feature called “Can You Find It!  We want our readers to explore Modesto and see and experience thingsthat most don’t see.  We want you to be Modesto experts.  So look for this architectural feature each month and see if you can find […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Rockabilly and Modesto Roots

Rockabilly and Modesto Roots

By Jennifer Allsup Modesto has a culture and reputation for American Graffiti. But, I do believe that we are missing a crucial part of that history. The music genres such as blues, androots rock-n-roll that make Rockabilly great are a big part of our history dating back to the 30s and 40s. I recently met […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
The MAMA’s Are Coming

The MAMA’s Are Coming

The MAMA’s Are Coming! The 2011 Modesto Area Music Awards are coming October 13! This year, the MAMAs go retro lounge as we move our event to the Doubletree Grand Ballroom and Lobby.  Over 10 live performances, 17 awards including 2 new categories thisyear, Rockabilly and Rockshow Promoter.  Since 2000, the MAMAs have been a showcase […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Get A New View

Get A New View

Get a new view!  At ModestoView we have been saying that since 1997.  It is good to notice the small things.  It is the frills around the edge, the hidden track on a CD, the extra fork at a restaurant and the corbel of a vintage building in Modesto?  What was that? The architecture of Modesto? Yes.  If you have […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
New MAMA Winner Megan Slankard Wins Again!

New MAMA Winner Megan Slankard Wins Again!

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
The Guitar Czar

The Guitar Czar

By Kyle Cobb For some people a guitar is merely a six-string noise making apparatus, but for others they are masterfully crafted weapons of aural combat. The latter would be the belief of master guitar builder and Modesto resident, Dean Gatewood. Growing up in New Jersey with four older sisters who either sang or played […]

By July 5, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
All Ages July

All Ages July

Do you have the hot summer blues? Do you think you should just chill on the couch and watch TV? No way my friends, you need to stay active during summer break. I hit the gym at Brenda Athletic Club and swim. Are you getting ready for fall water polo? Then you should be at […]

By July 5, 2011 Read More →
Modesto is #1

Modesto is #1

May Cover Photo – Future pro racer, Lakewood School student Madeline Smith leading the Amgen Tour in to Modesto! Modesto is #1 The world is watching Modesto, USA.  May  is such an exciting month here in Modesto.  Everything seems to get into gear during May. The restaurants put out their outdoor patios, the crowds are […]

By May 7, 2011 Read More →
All Ages – May 2011

All Ages – May 2011

All Ages By Abbey Murphy This is the busiest month for the high school kids in town. We are on the home stretch to finals, all of the papers, reading assignments. Swim season just ended, (Go MoHi) and now we have our afternoons free to study. Last month we had the amazing Rich Man Poor Man […]

By May 2, 2011 Read More →