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Power of the Purse Shop Local

Power of the Purse Shop Local

by Middagh Goodwin Modesto’s population is approximately 204,933, it is the 18th largest city in California. What does that ultimately mean? There are a lot of people living in and around Modesto. Statistics show that about 68% of what is spent locally is reinvested in the community. Remember that statistic. Independent retailers return back into the […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
Cherry Poppin’ Daddies in the name of Swing.

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies in the name of Swing.

  The Cherry Poppin’ Daddies burst onto the music scene 20 years ago with the release of Zoot Suit Riot a compilation of their Swing songs with four newly recorded songs(including the title track.) The album would go on to sell over 2 Million copies. On the tail of the 20th Anniversary and a remastered […]

By July 25, 2017 Read More →
HistoryView –  Save The Lions!

HistoryView – Save The Lions!

HistoryView: Save the 7th St Lions Publisher’s Note: ModestoView promotes planning for the future by respecting and celebrating the past. This month, we combine our Design View and HistoryView with an beautiful piece by Gavin Bruce. The 7th St Bridge is slated for demolition to be replaced with a basic structure, but we can still […]

By May 31, 2017 Read More →
“A Mother’s Tears” –  Susan Levy brings her art to the MJC Gallery

“A Mother’s Tears” – Susan Levy brings her art to the MJC Gallery

“A Mother’s Tears” – Susan Levy brings her art to the MJC Gallery The Modesto Junior College Department of Art presents “A Mother’s Tears” art show featuring the paintings of Susan Levy. The show opens on Monday, May 15, 2017 and runs through Thursday, June 1, 2017 in the MJC Art Gallery on the East […]

By April 21, 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 →
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 →
ChefView – Luigi’s Pizza

ChefView – Luigi’s Pizza

Chef View By Dana Johnson Like a BIG Pizza Pie… When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore!!! When the world seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore!!! Yes Mo Viewers, it looks like I’m in love… it all started at Luigi’s Pizza on a warm […]

By September 25, 2016 Read More →
MAMA OVERVIEW-ROCK

MAMA OVERVIEW-ROCK

Good ol’ Rock N Roll! By Guest Writer-Eve Oberlander Yes, I love it. I’m very excited to give you the rundown on this year’s Rock MAMAnees. These bands work hard to do what they love, with writing, recording, and performing. They bring us joy and entertainment. Giving us something to look forward to in our […]

By September 9, 2016 Read More →
Feel the Bern in Modesto

Feel the Bern in Modesto

Regardless of your politics this is a big deal.  If memories serves correct the last time a Presidential Candidate visited Modesto was Dukakis in 1988. So to have such a high profile candidate coming just days before the primary is huge. Thursday June 2nd at the Modesto Centre Plaza you will have your chance to […]

By May 31, 2016 Read More →
Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Last Year, Mondo Mariscal was laid off from his job and decided to give being a musician a run. With the support of his wife and family he has been very lucky to be making a living(maybe not a great one) doing what he loves. Last October he took home a well deserved Modesto Area Music […]

By May 26, 2016 Read More →
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 […]

By May 18, 2016 Read More →
CommunityView – Be A Neighbor

CommunityView – Be A Neighbor

Introducing Neighborhood Spotlights By Maryann Spikes The ViewCrew would like to put a spotlight on your neighborhood to showcase everything you love about living in it. Neighbors moving into your neighborhood want to know what’s good in the ‘hood. Send your neighbors’ answers to Maryann at ichthus77@me.com<mailto:ichthus77@me.com> and yours may be the next neighborhood under […]

By March 2, 2016 Read More →
BarView – Quoth the Raven

BarView – Quoth the Raven

BarView – Dewz Restaurant By Kate Serpa “Quoth the raven: ‘I’ll have just one more” Photos by Philip Johnson You can’t steal my idea, but I basically have the perfect Halloween costume for this year: Edgar Allen Hoe. I’m thinking black dress, black boots, tasteful push-broom mustache, and a raven on my shoulder for panache. […]

By October 2, 2014 Read More →
Graffiti Summer is Here!

Graffiti Summer is Here!

Graffiti Summer is Here! By Chris Murphy Whom bom a lu bop a whomp bam boom! Can you believe it has been 52 years since the world famous class of ’62? This is probably the most famous high school graduating class of all time thanks to George Lucas’ film American Graffiti that asked the question, […]

By May 15, 2014 Read More →
International Heritage Festival Oct 5

International Heritage Festival Oct 5

International Heritage Festival set for October 5 It’s the ultimate trip around the world (Modesto, CA) – Get ready for the ultimate trip around the world at the 22nd Annual International Heritage Festival. This year’s voyage takes place October 5 at a new location – Modesto Junior College (MJC) East Campus, 435 College Ave. in […]