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MAMView: 20 Years of Music Awards

MAMView: 20 Years of Music Awards

By July 1, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: MAMA turns 20

MAMAView: MAMA turns 20

By June 27, 2019 Read More →
GalloView

GalloView

Gallo Center Summer The Gallo Center takes a summer breather while YES Company takes over the big stage for the amazing performance of Singin’ In the Rain. The new 2019/2020 season tickets are all on sale now. Some of the highlights this season are Jason Mraz, Dionne Warwick, Los Lobos and Blue Man Group. You […]

MoBandView

MoBandView

MoBand Season Finale Have you been to MoBand Concert in the Park this year during the 100th Anniversary season? I sure hope so. This is one of Modesto’s best treasures that you can share with thousands of your best friends. Grab your picnic basket, some wine, and a great smile and head to Graceada Park […]

FitView – Heart Health

FitView – Heart Health

FitView By Efren Martinez Heart Health We build our triceps, biceps, pectorals and just about every other muscle in the body. So how much time are you spending in your workout to build the most important muscle we have? I’m talking about your heart. Yes, the heart is a muscular organ and it keeps us […]

Stay Cool and Safe Modesto

Stay Cool and Safe Modesto

Modesto Area friends, it is a hot week this week. Heck, even San Francisco was 100 degrees for the first time ever. We are experiencing triple digits this week so please stay cool, stay hydrated and make sure you don’t overheat. If you find yourself in need, there are some cooling stations around our area […]

Lee Rocker Rocks the Gallo Center

Lee Rocker Rocks the Gallo Center

By Chris Murphy Photos by Michael J Mangano Lee Rocker brought the Rockabilly to Modesto USA for Graffiti Summer. It was a special night to have Lee and his band play the hits of the music that was born here in Modesto in 1938. From our Maddox Brothers and Rose, to Elvis and the Blue […]

Graffiti Summer 2019

Graffiti Summer 2019

Graffiti Summer 2019 By Chris Murphy Graffiti Summer in Modesto USA gets better every year! There are more fans, more cars, more fun and best of all, more people here in our area and around the world know that ModestoUSA is the Home of American Graffiti, the Home of George Lucas and the Birthplace of […]

Graffiti Summer Eats and Treats

Graffiti Summer Eats and Treats

Classic Summer Treats By Chris Murphy Just like when you go to a baseball game, it is all about the hot dog. When it is Graffiti Summer, it is all about the burgers, fries and shakes, and of course a good hot dog too. Modesto USA has some classic places to enjoy a meal, whether […]

Classic Graffiti Hits

Classic Graffiti Hits

Classic Hits George Lucas built American Graffiti around some of the best songs ever. The music was so important to him, that he spent nearly 10% of the total budget to make the film on music rights. It was the first movie to be built around pop songs as most movies and musicals had songs […]

Legends of the Cruise 2019

Legends of the Cruise 2019

Legends of the Cruise By Chris Murphy   George Lucas’ American Graffiti was released in 1973 and since then, Modesto USA has been immortalized in one of the top 100 films of all time.   There were so many people, cars and experiences that George drew inspiration from and these were all put together for this […]

BigView – Graffiti Summer 2019

BigView – Graffiti Summer 2019

The BigView By Chris Murphy The Graffiti Summer sprit of Modesto USA is so much more than classic cars and nostalgia. Who we are today and what we will be, comes from our culture, our people and our sense of community. Communities like Modesto, that have great stories and history, and have a strong art, […]

GeekView: Graffiti-Con 2 the Electric Boogaloo

GeekView: Graffiti-Con 2 the Electric Boogaloo

By May 30, 2019 Read More →
PerformingView – Happy Summer

PerformingView – Happy Summer

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn Happy Summer Readers! May your days be filled with adventure, exploration and wonders. If you are looking to enhance your artistic and dramatic flairs consider attending a summer camp in theater, dance, singing, music or art. Camps are offered at Gallo, Hammonds House in Oakdale and local theater and dance companies. […]

ZenView- The American Spirit

ZenView- The American Spirit

ZenView By Mary Layton The American Spirit There’s definitely something uniquely American about American Graffiti – whether we are talking about George Lucas’ movie that made Modesto famous or the American graffiti as an art genre. As far as I know, graffiti is about recognition. It’s a way of stating one’s identity on a wall […]